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4:41 am
Fri July 20, 2007

Women and the Military Part II

Albany, NY – With more and more women enlisting in the military, it's not so unusual to meet a female war veteran. But it hasn't always been that way. Women who wanted to fight used to go to extreme lengths to defend their country. One of them is Deborah Samson Gannet, who defended the colonies in the Revolutionary War. 51%'s Selma Kaplan has her story.

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WAMC New York News
4:27 am
Fri July 20, 2007

Funding to Fight Collar City Crime

Albany, NY – Across the state, statistics show crime is down in every category... but the numbers are going the other way in the Rennselaer County city of Troy, which is getting "Operation Impact" funding to fight crime.

Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports

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WAMC News
4:24 am
Fri July 20, 2007

World Rowing Tour On CT River

Greenfield, MA – An international group of rowers will be traveling down the Connecticut River from Vermont to the Long Island Sound during the upcoming week. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports..

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WAMC New York News
4:19 am
Fri July 20, 2007

Bellvue: The Final Chapter?

Albany, NY – A Bittersweet victory for Bellevue Woman's Hospital, scheduled for closure by the Berger Commission, will stay open under new management. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.


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WAMC New York News
3:10 am
Fri July 20, 2007

Harry-Mania

New York, New England – He's been the Beatles of this generation - and area bookstores say they've been swamped with pre-release sales of the book. They're saying goodbye to Harry Potter with mixed feelings.

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WAMC New York News
3:04 am
Fri July 20, 2007

No County Money for Arts in Ulster

Ulster County, NY – Area officials say the arts are an important economic force in the Catskills and they hope the county will soon be able to help fund them.

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WAMC News
12:52 am
Fri July 20, 2007

Second Mass Audubon Atlas underway

Pittsfield, MA – The Massachusetts Audubon Society has begun a five year project seeking to identify changes in the distribution of breeding birds. That data -- along with breeding information being collected in at least five other states -- will be used to help set local, statewide, and regional conservation priorities.
Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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WAMC New York News
12:11 am
Fri July 20, 2007

Environmental Funds Increased

Albany, NY – Governor Spitzer has signed legislation that will increase the amount of money in the state's Environmental Protection Fund through 2010. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
11:55 am
Thu July 19, 2007

Adirondack Groups Seek Common Ground

Long Lake, NY – More than 150 people met in Long Lake, New York on Wednesday to discuss issues of common ground for communities, environmentalists and businesses in the Adirondacks. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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4:45 am
Thu July 19, 2007

Word For The Wise #3289

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3289--07/19/07: The fettle of fettle

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