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WAMC New England News
12:05 am
Wed January 24, 2007

Bi-partisan bill proposed to cut emissions

Washington, D.C. – With President George W. Bush set to give the State of the Union speech tonight, Con. John Olver is among those who introduced a bi-partisan bill, designed to set new emissions standards and decrease emissions. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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WAMC New England News
11:49 am
Tue January 23, 2007

Revote on Merger of Town and Village Today

Essex/Essex Junction, VT – Last November voters in the village of Essex Junction and the town of Essex approved a merger. But a petition to reconsider that vote was successful and town voters are at the polls today voting on the question once again. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
11:48 am
Tue January 23, 2007

USDA Releases $16 Million for Flood Recovery

Albany, NY – Upstate New York counties affected by last summer's fierce floods are getting more Federal aid. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC New York News
11:01 am
Tue January 23, 2007

College of St. Rose President Speaks with Alan Pt. 2

Albany, NY – MARK SULLIVAN, THE PRESIDENT OF THE COLLEGE OF SAINT ROSE IS BACK, AND TODAY HE TELLS ALAN WHAT IT'S LIKE BEING LOCATED IN THE HEART OF ALBANY. BUT FIRST MARK DISCUSSES SOME OF THE COLLEGE'S ACHIEVEMENTS THAT HE'S OVERSEEN

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In Our Backyard
6:27 am
Tue January 23, 2007

In Our Backyard #90

Albany, NY – Last week's big ice storm left thousands in our region without power. Today on In Our Backyard, Ward Stone will tell you what you should have on-hand to ensure your family is safe & warm when there is no electricity. Plus, we'll share advice from the CDC on how to purify water when the power's out, AND how to stay warm...safely. Also, we'll take a look back at a successful legal battle Ward waged earlier in his career.

WAMC New York News
5:35 am
Tue January 23, 2007

Congress anticipates State of the Union

Kingston, NY – It's President George W. Bush's seventh State of the Union address - but it's the first for two freshman House Representatives from the Hudson Valley. WAMC's Julia Taylor spoke with them about what they hope to hear.


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4:30 am
Tue January 23, 2007

Word For The Wise #3162

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3162--01/23/07: What do you keep in your mare's nest, Mr. Kipling?

WAMC New York News
3:58 am
Tue January 23, 2007

Healthy Teens Act Introduced in NYS Senate & Assembly

Albany, NY – Lawmakers in Albany have submitted a bi-partisan bill to authorize funding for sex education. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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The Book Show
1:01 am
Tue January 23, 2007

The Book Show #967

Albany, NY – This week, Gretchen talks with author Barbara Ehrenreich about her new book Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy, which explores ancient and more modern expressions of collective joy. Ehrenreich's book looks at the way we are innately social beings, impelled almost instinctively to share our joy.

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WAMC New England News
12:59 am
Tue January 23, 2007

Kidmocracy 2007

Sheffield, MA – A Southern Berkshire County middle school has developed a pilot program, called Kidmocracy 2007, designed to teach students that not all democracies are created equal. As our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports, Mount Everett Regional Middle School is about kick off Kidmocracy 2007 with the arrival of 15 middle school students from Egypt;

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