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WAMC New York News
3:13 am
Thu March 15, 2007

New Towing Ordinance in Albany

Albany, NY – In a move to make the Capital City of New York State more visitor-friendly, Albany
Mayor Jerry Jennings announced a new ordinance designed to reign in towing
companies. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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2:16 am
Thu March 15, 2007

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WAMC New York News
12:16 am
Thu March 15, 2007

Pitney Bowes to Acquire MapInfo

Albany, NY – Pitney Bowes Incorporated has entered into a merger agreement to acquire MapInfo Corporation of Troy. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.


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WAMC New England News
12:12 am
Thu March 15, 2007

30-day comment period stands

Great Barrington, MA – A request to extend the 30-day public comment period on the latest General Electric clean-up proposal for portions of the Housatonic River in the Berkshires and Litchfield County, Connecticut has been denied by the Environmental Protection Agency. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports on the details behind the decision;

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WAMC New England News
11:54 am
Wed March 14, 2007

Officials Monitor River and Weather

Montpelier, VT – Officials in Vermont continue to monitor the Winooski River and its potential to overflow its banks and flood the state's capital city. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
11:41 am
Wed March 14, 2007

Health Care Advocates Support Spitzer Health Plan

Albany, NY – Community health care advocates solidly support Governor Spitzer's health plan. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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The Book Show
10:54 am
Wed March 14, 2007

The Book Show #974

Albany, NY – This week on The Book Show, Gretchen talks with Adam Sisman about his new book "The Friendship: Wordsworth and Coleridge" which looks at the relationship between two of England's most famous and influential poets, William Wordsworth and Taylor Coleridge. Sisman talks about their lives in 1790's Europe, their writing, their friendship, the events that led to their falling out and what made their collaboration so special.

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WAMC New England News
4:54 am
Wed March 14, 2007

UMass Fee Hike Given Final Approval

Worcester, MA – The cost of attending the University of Massachusetts is going up next fall. The University Board of Trustees meeting in Worcester Massachusetts voted today to raise mandatory student fees.. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports

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The Roundtable
4:49 am
Wed March 14, 2007

Joan Murray's Poem "I Saw Your Son Last Night" 3/14/07

Albany, NY – Joan Murray's Poem, "I Saw Your Son Last Night." Joan Murray will be giving a reading at the Claverack Library on Sunday March 25th at 3 PM. Her reading, titled "Poems of Peace and Conscience," will observe the 5th anniversary of the US Invasion of Iraq.

Joan will read her poems about the Iraq war, as well as poems from new anthology, Poems to Live By in Troubling Times (published by Beacon Press 2006).
She invites others to join her by bringing a poem about peace. For more info: Claverack Free Library 851-7120.

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WAMC New England News
4:48 am
Wed March 14, 2007

State Official Pledges Progress on Broadband

Boston, MA – The new Director of Wireless and Broadband Development for Massachusetts says he is committed to focusing on bringing broadband to areas of the state were it is lacking. That includes large parts of Western Massachusetts. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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