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3:17 am
Mon November 5, 2007

Medical Monday 11/05/07

Albany, NY – On this program, Alan Chartock welcomes back Dr. Robert Dropkin to talk about the latest advances in obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Dropkin answers questions posed by our listeners.

The Book Show
2:54 am
Mon November 5, 2007

The Book Show #1005

Albany, NY – Valerie Martin Is known for her carefully crafted novels. Her new book "Trespass" combines a series of violations. A middle aged couple living in New York State seems to have a peaceful life. When their son takes up with an intense young woman from Croatia, intruders ranging from a poacher, to the unexpected pregnancy of the girlfriend, to the war in Yugoslavia completely upend their world.

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1:26 am
Mon November 5, 2007

How to Save Your Life #056

Albany, NY – This week, Dr. Stieg talks with Josef Woodman, author of the book "Patients Beyond Borders." Woodman has written the first comprehensive guide for Americans considering medical tourism. Less about travel and all about healthcare choices, this consumer guidebook provides practical answers for the increasing numbers of Americans facing long-term financial insecurity due to challenging medical conditions.

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WAMC New York News
1:10 am
Mon November 5, 2007

Pitney Bowes moves 170 Jobs to Troy

NYS Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno

Rensselaer, NY – Pitney Bowes has announced it is moving 170 jobs into the former MapInfo facility in the Rensselaer Technology Park. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC News
12:05 am
Mon November 5, 2007

Health Insurance deadline approaching

Western, MA – Uninsured residents in Massachusetts have just over a week to enroll in a health insurance plan to avoid a $219 income tax penalty. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has more;

Health insurance enrollment resources:

1-877-MA-ENROLL (1-877-623-6765) www.MAhealthconnector.org
www.compartners.org

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WAMC News
6:26 am
Fri November 2, 2007

'Environmental giant,' Peter Berle, dead at 69

Stockbridge, MA – Peter Berle, former head of National Audubon, a New York state Commissioner of Environmental Conservation, and WAMC contributor, has died from injuries sustained on his farm in the Berkshires this summer. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has more;

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51 % The Women's Perspective
5:20 am
Fri November 2, 2007

The Clinton edition

Albany, NY – If you look at most numbers, seems like Hillary Clinton is likely to be the Democratic nominee for president in 2008. Polls show women prefer Clinton. There's a sizable gap between Clinton and Barack Obama, who's running second. She's done well in presidential debates.

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51% Extended Segments
5:18 am
Fri November 2, 2007

Laura Flanders -- Extended

Albany, NY – Hillary Clinton is no newcomer to politics. We all know her as a Senator from New York and the former First Lady of both the nation and Arkansas. But Clinton started her political activism very young...in fact, she started out agitating for the Republican party, serving as president of Wellesley's College Republicans.

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WAMC News
5:14 am
Fri November 2, 2007

Grassroots Global Warming Rallies Planned Saturday

Burlington, VT – Tomorrow, rallies will be held around the country in a second Step It Up grassroots effort for climate change action. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley previews two rallies planned in Vermont.

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