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8:47 am
Thu August 23, 2007

Cleoma's Ghost 7/13/07

Albany NY – Roger Weiss and Buffy Lewis bring both passion and knowledge to their interpretation of the classic Cajun music of Southwestern Louisiana. Freely mixing old favorites and original compositions, Rogre and Buffy will bring a smile to your face and a kick to your step.

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Performance Place
8:40 am
Thu August 23, 2007

Swati 7/12/07

Albany NY – Six-strings aren't enough for Swati. She equips an old twelve-string with eight and then funnels it through enough processing to make it barely recognizable as a guitar. And then she sings...oh, man!

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WAMC New York News
7:15 am
Thu August 23, 2007

NY Music Law Protects Artists & Fans

Albany, NY – Knockoff music acts that impersonate the real performers can face fines up to $15,000 under a new law in New York. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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6:17 am
Thu August 23, 2007

Word For The Wise #3314

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3314--08/23/07: One terrific show

WAMC News
4:51 am
Thu August 23, 2007

Civilian Board To Review Police

Springfield, MA – The city of Springfield Massachusetts has agreed to create a civilian review board for its police department. The creation of the review board settles a complaint filed with the Massachusetts Commission Against Descrimination. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New York News
4:21 am
Thu August 23, 2007

Spitzer's Health Care Reform in Jeopardy?

Albany, NY – New Federal rules are threatening Governor Eliot Spitzer's plan to make health care coverage universal for children in New York.

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WAMC New York News
4:16 am
Thu August 23, 2007

Empire Zone Debate in Central New York

Albany, NY – Empire Zone boards in Utica, Rome and Herkimer County are sparking debate throughout Central New York: they're considering giving so-called "big-box" stores tax breaks that could run up into the millions of dollars. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC News
3:25 am
Thu August 23, 2007

Ventfort Hall receives $500,000 grant

Lenox, MA – Ventfort Hall, in Lenox, Massachusetts is the second organization in the Berkshires to receive a gift from the Manton Foundation this summer. And as Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports the half-million dollar grant will step up restoration efforts as well as help establish a solid foundation for the future of the Gilded Age Mansion and Museum;

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Vox Pop
3:23 am
Thu August 23, 2007

Dog Talk 8/23/07

Albany, NY – Dog Talk is always a popular topic on Vox Pop. This edition proved to be no exception. Dog lover Joe Donahue hosts, and dog expert Jon Katz sits in the guest chair.

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WAMC News
12:44 am
Thu August 23, 2007

Soldier's Mom Walks To Honor Troops

Deerfield, MA – A Deerfield Massachusetts woman is in the middle of a walk to Washington D.C. that she organized to show support for US Soldiers. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports..

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