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Capitol Connection
9:45 am
Sat July 21, 2007

Capitol Connection #729

Albany, NY – This week on the Capitol Connection, Alan Chartock welcomes Judith Enck, Deputy Secretary for the Environment in the Spitzer administration. Judith is well known among environmental activists and has a reputation as a relentless defender of the environment. Alan asks Judith about the governor's top environmental priorities and the biggest challenges facing the state. Topics include congestion pricing, removing PCB's from the Hudson River, the Adirondack Park and much more.

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WAMC News
11:56 am
Fri July 20, 2007

State Official Pledges Job Training Help

Springfield, MA – The administration of Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is pledging a cooperative effort with a local agency to help develop the workforce in Springfield Massachusetts to grow the city's economy. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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Vox Pop
11:52 am
Fri July 20, 2007

The Beer Show 7/20/07

Albany, NY – Katie Britton hosts as Roger Savoy, George DePiro, and Paul McErlean sniff, taste, and talk beer while taking WAMC listener calls. Who wins in the battle of cans versus bottles when the plastic bottle enters the arena? Does a stout N/A beer exist? Why does Anna in Albany like ales? It can't just be the alliteration . . . All that and more on The Vox Pop Beer Show!

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4:47 am
Fri July 20, 2007

Word For The Wise #3290

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3290--07/20/07: Katleen Taylor reads you the Riot Act

51 % The Women's Perspective
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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