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WAMC New England News
5:14 am
Tue June 26, 2007

Berkshire Vistor's Bureau CEO to retire

Adams, MA – Bill Wilson, the president and CEO of the Berkshire Visitors Bureau, is retiring at the end of the month after 23 years with the organization. Wilson, who is also a Pastor, intends to focus full-time on his ministry. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the story;

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WAMC New England News
5:09 am
Tue June 26, 2007

$50,000 to match federal funds for historic home

Pittsfield, MA – One of the anchors' of the African American Heritage Trail, which spans portions of Connecticut and Massachusetts, is in line to receive assistance from the Bay State. Details from Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC New England News
4:06 am
Tue June 26, 2007

Activists Protest Terror Detainees Treatment

Northampton, MA – Protesters stood on a bridge in Northampton Massachusetts during rush hour today to denounce the Bush administration's treatment of detainees in the war on terror. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC New York News
2:12 am
Tue June 26, 2007

Consolidated Lawsuit Seeks Billions from GE

Albany, NY – A consolidated lawsuit seeks billions of dollars from General Electric, claiming the company exposed workers and some Schenectady-area residents to cancer-causing PCBs. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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The Roundtable
1:33 am
Tue June 26, 2007

Congressional Corner with Chris Murphy

Albany, NY – In this Congressional Corner, Connecticut's Chris Murphy speaks with Alan about the Iraq Surge, the Stem Cell Bill, and high gas prices.

The Roundtable
1:15 am
Tue June 26, 2007

Julia Taylor speaks with Dan Hauspurg 6-26

Albany, NY – Towns, cities, and villages across the country are getting on the "green" bandwagon-- searching for ways to make their communities more environmentally friendly. We hear the story of Dan Hauspurg, a developer in Marbletown, New York who wants to create a village green in the middle of his orchard.

The Roundtable
1:11 am
Tue June 26, 2007

Joe Donahue and Julia Taylor speak with Kris Carr 6-26

Albany, NY – Sexy and Cancer aren't words you usually hear together. But for 31 year old actress and photographer Kris Carr, it was the only way to approach her diagnosis with a rare stage 4 vascular cancer in 2004. Just weeks after her diagnosis, Woodstock resident Kris Carr picked up a video camera, put together a small crew, and traveled the country in search of alternative treatments. Along the way she found other young women determined to not only survive, but triumph over this disease.

CrazySexyCancer.com
wamcarts.org

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The Roundtable
1:07 am
Tue June 26, 2007

Mark Ouillette's Book Picks 6-26

Albany, NY – Novels, music, humor, and voodoo-- all the many faces of Mark Ouillette's book list. Mark Ouillette is from the Book Loft in Great Barrington, MA.

www.bookloft.com

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The Roundtable
1:04 am
Tue June 26, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Tommy Chong 6-26

Albany, NY – Tommy Chong is best-known as half of the legendary comedy duo Cheech and Chong. But in his new book, The E-Chong, he writes about his experience spending nine months in prison in 2003 for shipping bongs to a head shop in Pennsylvania that was a front for the DEA.

The E-Chong, by Tommy Chong.
Published by Simon and Schuster.

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The Roundtable
12:59 am
Tue June 26, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Roger Rees 6-26

Albany, NY – Roger Rees is probably best known for his roles as Robin Colcord in Cheers and as Lord John Marbury in The West Wing. But, since 2004, Rees has been the Artistic Director of the Williamstown Theatre Festival. This season he is also directing and starring in productions at the festival. He speaks with Joe Donahue about how things are going now that they are knee-deep into the season.

www.wtfestival.org

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