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WAMC New England News
1:13 am
Mon June 18, 2007

Friendly Ice Cream To Be Sold

Wilbraham, MA – Friendly Ice Cream Corporation, based in Wilbraham Massachusetts is being sold to a private equity firm. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports..

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Capitol Connection
2:54 am
Sat June 16, 2007

Capitol Connection #724

Albany, NY – This week on the Capitol Connection, Alan Chartock is joined by New York State Senate Minority Leader, Malcolm Smith. Are democrats on the verge of winning a majority in the state senate? If so, what changes can we expect? Senator Smith address these questions and a number of other topics including legislative pay raises, charter schools, judicial diversity and much more.

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WAMC New York News
11:55 am
Fri June 15, 2007

Clinic Seeks Funding To Stay Open

Albany, NY – The Schenectady Free Health Clinic on Franklin Street is searching for funding to stay open. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports:

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51 % The Women's Perspective
11:42 am
Fri June 15, 2007

Relating to our dads

Albany, NY – First on the show, we'll talk to an expert about navigating that sometimes-treacherous father-daughter relationship. Dr. Margaret Meeker recently put out a book called Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters, that is just coming out on paperback. She's a general practitioner, but Meeker has developed a niche treating and counseling teenaged girls. During her 20 years of practice, she found a common thread among many of her meetings with young women.

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WAMC New York News
9:15 am
Fri June 15, 2007

Hundred Mile Bike Ride to Benefit Walkway Over the Hudson

Highland and Poughkeepsie, NY – The massive Poughkeepsie-Highland railroad bridge has been abandoned since the 70s. But Walkway Over the Hudson hopes to have the mile and a quarter long structure open for pedestrians and bicycles by 2009 - the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's historic trip up the river. A June 23rd bike tour is planned to benefit that project.

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WAMC New England News
4:08 am
Fri June 15, 2007

Clark receives $50 million cash, $40 million in art

Williamstown, MA – A $90 million gift to Williamstown, Massachusetts' Clark Art Institute will bolster the museums', previously modest, collection of 18th and 19th century British art. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details of how the gift from the Manton Collection and Foundation will also support a lesser publicized facet of the museum;

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The Roundtable
4:08 am
Fri June 15, 2007

Clarence Fanto shares upcoming cultural events 6-15

Albany, NY – Clarence Fanto discusses some upcoming exciting cultural events, all part of the avalanche of summer arts and entertainment about to begin in New England.

The Roundtable
4:05 am
Fri June 15, 2007

Roundtable Roulette with Jen Nathan and Andy Clegg 6-15

Albany, NY – Get to your calendars and listen as our intrepid producers, Jen Nathan and Andy Clegg, fill you in on what's going on this weekend.

aclegg@wamc.org

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The Roundtable
4:02 am
Fri June 15, 2007

Listener Essayist Katherine Stephens 6-15

Albany, NY – Can your father teach you to be a feminist? Essayist and WAMC employee extraordinaire Katherine Stephens thinks so. She honors her Dad with a game of catch for Father's Day.

The Roundtable
4:00 am
Fri June 15, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Don Van Natta 6-15

Albany, NY – Don Van Natta penned Her Way: The Hopes and Ambitions of Hillary Rodham Clinton, with Jeff Gerth. In chronicling Clinton's career, the journalists write about a plan that the Clintons developed 30 years ago to revolutionize the Democratic party.

Her Way: The Hopes and Ambitions of Hillary Rodham Clinton, by Don Van Natta and Jeff Gerth.
Published by Little Brown and Company.

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