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WAMC New York News
11:48 am
Wed September 26, 2007

Albany Common Council Seeks Information

Albany Mayor Jerry Jennings

Albany, NY – Some Albany Common Council members are up in arms, saying they've had to file state Freedom of Information Law requests over reports. data and other material they say they can't get from Mayor Jerry Jennings' administration. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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The Book Show
11:43 am
Wed September 26, 2007

The Book Show #1001

Albany, NY – This week on The Book Show, Junot Diaz joins host Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina to talk about his new novel "The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao." Diaz's novel about Dominican Republicans living in New Jersey, has been called "wondrous" and "so original" by the New York Times. It is funny, street-smart and keenly observed, and it unfolds from a comic portrait of a second-generation Dominican geek into a harrowing meditation on public and private history and the burdens of familial history.

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WAMC News
11:31 am
Wed September 26, 2007

Northeast Scores Well on Education Tests

Plattsburgh, NY – A federal education report released this week ranks the Northeast states highly in fourth and eighth grade student performance in reading and math. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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11:18 am
Wed September 26, 2007

How to Save Your Life #051

Albany, NY – Dr. Stieg welcomes Jodi Sleeper-Triplett, a Master Certified Coach for the treatment of AD/HD. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder affects millions of children and adults. Dr. Stieg asks about the different types of AD/HD and what this diagnosis means for everyday life. Jodi offers advice on how to set structure, provide support and help implement strategies for dealing with AD/HD.

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WAMC News
5:08 am
Wed September 26, 2007

UMass Chancellor Search Begins

Amherst, MA – A search committee charged with finding candidates to be the next chancellor of the University of Massachusetts flagship Amherst campus held its first public meeting today. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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Vox Pop
4:39 am
Wed September 26, 2007

Politics 9/26/07

Albany, NY – Do Alan and Helen think there's any way for Hillary to overcome the animosity she created with the "famous cookie remark"? One listener weighs in on the horror of the possibility of a pre-emptive war in Iran, another wants to discuss "Trooper-Gate" it's all politics all hour in this edition of Politics Vox Pop.

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WAMC New York News
4:03 am
Wed September 26, 2007

Doctors & Cultural Competency

Toni M. McLaurin, MD
(AAOS)

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WAMC New York News
2:04 am
Wed September 26, 2007

Grand Jury Called to Investigate Jail

Kingston, NY – D.A. Don Williams says the legislative investigation into cost overruns at the jail has uncovered new information, and a grand jury will be looking into possible criminal charges.

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WAMC New York News
1:58 am
Wed September 26, 2007

Battle Over New License in NY

Poughkeepsie, NY – Governor Spitzer's plan to issue drivers licenses to applicants without social security numbers is making republican lawmakers see red.

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WAMC New York News
1:52 am
Wed September 26, 2007

Korean Connection in New York

Poughkeepsie, NY – South Korea, despite its economic health, is convinced it is essential to reunite with North Korea. That presents challenges political, economic and social.

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