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WAMC New York News
6:38 am
Mon March 5, 2007

Millbrook development stirs controversy

Kingston, NY – The village of Millbrook, New York, is known as the Hamptons of the Hudson Valley. But what happens when a large development of market-rate housing is proposed for an area known for rolling hills and hunters on horseback? WAMC's Julia Taylor reports.

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WAMC New York News
6:33 am
Mon March 5, 2007

History of Daylight Saving Time

Kingston, NY – As part of the 2005 Energy Bill, the U.S. Government has decided to extend Daylight Saving Time by four weeks - adding three weeks to the beginning, and one to the end. Daylight Saving Time has a history of controversy in the United States, and our reporters are examining different aspects of its effect on people's lives. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor took a look at the history of Daylight Saving time, and how it's angered farmers over the years.

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Vox Pop
3:28 am
Mon March 5, 2007

Medical Monday 3/5/07

Albany, NY – Heart health is the topic for this edition of Medical Monday. Alan Chartock welcomes Dr. Nicholas Kondo, from Saratoga Cardiology Associates.

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3:24 am
Mon March 5, 2007

Word For The Wise #3191

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3191--03/05/07: Gimme a W! Gimme an F! Gimme a T! Gimme a W! Whaddaya got? Word For The Wise! Rah rah rah!

WAMC New York News
3:06 am
Mon March 5, 2007

Gillibrand Addresses Chamber

Albany, NY – Congresswoman Kirsten Gillibrand met Monday morning with the Southern Saratoga Chamber of Commerce. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC New England News
2:14 am
Mon March 5, 2007

Health insurers cut premiums for minimum coverage in Mass.

Boston, MA – The Massachusetts state board responsible for implementing the landmark health care reform law is looking at new recommendations for health insurance plans. These proposals come with substantially lower premiums than what insurers said initially could be offered. Details from WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill...

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The Roundtable
1:57 am
Mon March 5, 2007

Problem Gambling Week 3/5/07

Albany, NY – In recognition of Problem Gambling Week, we're joined by three people who are intimately acquainted with the dangers of problem gambling:

- Roslyn Jefferson: Director of the Center for Problem Gambling at the Family and Children's Service of the Capital Region, Inc.

- Jim Maney: Executive Director of the New York Council on Problem Gambling

- Jerry: A recovering problem gambler and public speaker for the Center for Problem Gambling

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The Roundtable
1:47 am
Mon March 5, 2007

Squonk Opera comes to Albany 3/5/07

Albany, NY – Operas tend to be about things like love, or hate. Or in the case of Tommy, troubled pin-ball wizards. But the Squonk Opera is fashioning an opera about our very own city of Albany. Susan speaks with the minds behind Squonk, Steve O'Hearn and Jackie Dempsey, along with the University at Albany's Kim Engel, and asks them how the great city of Albany will be captured in song.

WAMC Programs
1:40 am
Mon March 5, 2007

The Best of Our Knowledge # 859

The Roundtable
1:21 am
Mon March 5, 2007

Extended Poll Question - Dred Scott Decision 3/5/07

Albany, NY – March 5th, 2007 marks the 150th anniversary of the Dred Scott decision: the Supreme Court decision in which Chief Justice Tawney declared that frree blacks could never be citizens of the United States and that they had "no rights." Our poll question today is How far have we come in the struggle for equality in America?

Albany Law School's Paul Finkelman joins Susan in the studio to discuss the legacy of this decision and to answer listener questions.

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