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WAMC New York News
11:15 am
Wed August 29, 2007

Scientist Warns of Lead in Children's Jewelry

Albany, NY – A report released by the DEC Wildlife Pathology Unit documents the widespread availability of jewelry containing high levels of lead across 12 New York counties. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC New York News
11:07 am
Wed August 29, 2007

Crackdown on Distracted Drivers

Albany, NY – Police agencies across New York are cracking down on distracted drivers. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports

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The Roundtable
11:06 am
Wed August 29, 2007

8.29 - Interview - Earl Shorris

Albany, NY – We currently live in very contentious political times. If you're wondering how this might have happened, Earl Shorris is probably the man to give you the answer. He's an author who recently wrote The Politics of Heaven: America in Fearful Times. The book outlines how religion has shaped American politics over time. In this WAMC's Katie Britton spoke with Shorris about his book.

WAMC New York News
11:00 am
Wed August 29, 2007

Senator Schumer Gets Tough With Subprime Lenders

Albany, NY – Senator Charles Schumer wants to see a state crackdown on mortgage companies who he says are pushing more and more New Yorkers into foreclosure. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports

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6:32 am
Wed August 29, 2007

Word For The Wise #3318

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3318--08/29/07: Word For The Wise--nothing willy-nilly about it

WAMC New York News
4:56 am
Wed August 29, 2007

Utica Data Center: Waiting For A Decision

Albany, NY – The Spitzer administration is having second thoughts about a planned consolidation of the state's data center at a college campus near Utica. The plans also had faced strong union opposition in Albany. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC News
4:42 am
Wed August 29, 2007

Dangerous Dog Registry Proposed

Springfield, MA – Legislation is being filed in Massachusetts to create a state registry of dangerous dogs. It would be similar in concept to a sex offender registry in that people could go to the internet and find out if a dangerous dog is in their neighborhood. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New York News
4:34 am
Wed August 29, 2007

Midtown Kingston Makeover?

Kingston, NY – Ulster County's biggest city is considering a proposal to give one neighborhood a major facelift.

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WAMC New York News
4:30 am
Wed August 29, 2007

Marbletown Green Gets Shelved

Stone Ridge, NY – The Stone Ridge Orchard will soon be for sale, according to its owner, since area residents shouted down his proposal to create what he called a green hamlet on the site.

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