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11:50 am
Wed October 17, 2007

Susan Connors - Extended

Albany, NY – The radiologist from River Radiology in New York's Hudson Valley talks about advances in screening, diagnosis, and the social effects of breast cancer treatment

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WAMC New York News
11:49 am
Wed October 17, 2007

Global Demand Raising Milk Prices

Plattsburgh, NY – Prices to the dairy farmer have reached record highs, allowing some recovery from last year's record low prices. Economists expect prices to level off over the next year, but remain at the higher levels due to increased global demand. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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The Book Show
11:24 am
Wed October 17, 2007

The Book Show #1004

Albany, NY – Bestselling and prize winning author Mary Gordon returns to The Book Show this week to discuss her new memoir "Circling My Mother." Known for her piercing and perceptive novels and also for her memoir of her father, Gordon has now turned her attention to her other parent. Looking at her mother's siblings, religion, physical disability, difficultness and death, we get a sense of a window opened into a private life that was largely unexamined by herself but hugely influential upon her daughter.

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9:56 am
Wed October 17, 2007

How to Save Your Life #054

Albany, NY – Dr. Phil Stieg talks pain management with Chester Buckenmaier, a medical doctor and Colonel in the U.S. Army. The military has been doing groundbreaking work in the area of pain management for soldiers wounded in combat. Now, Dr. Buckenmaier is sharing what he and his team at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center have learned and offers advice to anyone suffering from pain. He tells listeners about new techniques for treating pain, why we feel pain and how to keep an injury from developing into chronic pain.

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WAMC News
5:06 am
Wed October 17, 2007

Campaign To Toughen ADA Visits Pioneer Valley

Amherst, MA – A national campaign to strengthen the Americans with Disabilities Act , called The Road to Freedom ,rolled into the Pioneer Valley of Massachustts this afternoon...WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.....

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WAMC News
5:04 am
Wed October 17, 2007

Students Debate Allowing Red Cross Blood Drives

Burlington, VT – Students at the University of Vermont narrowly passed a vote allowing the Red Cross to conduct blood drives on the campus. Some students were opposed to allowing the organization on campus because some people are not allowed to donate blood. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more

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WAMC New York News
4:21 am
Wed October 17, 2007

DiNapoli & Soares Launch Colonie Inquiry

Albany, NY – New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli and Albany County District Attorney David Soares' office have jointly announced an inquiry into a clandestine road construction project on private property. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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Vox Pop
3:30 am
Wed October 17, 2007

Pets and Vets 10/17/07

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Albany, NY – Everything you wanted to know about your pet...and then some! It's another edition of "Pets and Vets." Host Glenn Busby welcomes Ron Scharf and Sue Sternberg.

12:38 am
Wed October 17, 2007

Word For The Wise #3353

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3353--10/17/07: The glamorous birthday cake of Arthur Miller

WAMC News
12:07 am
Wed October 17, 2007

York Street Jail Razing Set

Springfield, MA – Springfield Massachusetts city officials gathered today on the Connecticut Riverfront to hail the start of work to demolish the former York Street Jail... WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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