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The Roundtable
2:08 am
Wed June 27, 2007

Joe and Julia speak with Dan Stec 6-27

Albany, NY – Dan Stec is the Supervisor from the Town of Queensbury. He tells us about the town, the triumphs and the challenges.

The Roundtable
2:04 am
Wed June 27, 2007

Joe and Julia speak with Jennifer Mance 6-27

Albany, NY – The Great Escape seems like the kind of place that would market itself-- after all, who wouldn't love a ride down the Canyon Blaster or a spooky trip through Ghost Town. But Director of Marketing Jennifer Mance works all year round to keep the Great Escape experience fresh and exciting. She tells Joe Donahue and Julia Taylor all about it.

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1:11 am
Wed June 27, 2007

How to Save Your Life #038

Albany, NY – Dr. Stieg welcomes Dr. David Abrahamson and Dr. Pierre Gobin, two world authorities on the management of orbital and eye tumors. The doctors talk about some hopeful news in the treatment of a specific type of tumor in children called retinoblastoma. They also talk new research and treatment of tumors in adults.

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The Book Show
12:57 am
Wed June 27, 2007

The Book Show #988

Albany, NY – This week on The Book Show, Gretchen talks with Rebecca Stott about her novel "Ghostwalk." The historical page-turner combines science, the supernatural and real history. It's the little known story of Isaac Newton as an alchemist and a modern woman who tries to unravel the mysteries of the past. It's set in both modern and 17th-century Cambridge, England.

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11:41 am
Tue June 26, 2007

Word For The Wise #3272

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3272--06/26/07: Buy me some peanuts and Crackerjacks

WAMC New York News
11:36 am
Tue June 26, 2007

Hudson Valley High Schools Redefine "School Year"

Hudson Valley, NY – The state has given its blessing to Newburgh's new "extended school year". Poughkeespie doesn't know what the state will think of its new five year graduation program, but it's going ahead with it anyway.

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WAMC New York News
11:27 am
Tue June 26, 2007

Bicycle Safety

Whether you are 4, 14, 44 or 94, you should always wear a bike helmet. Always!

Albany, NY – There are about 58.7 million "active cyclists" in America, and one third of those are in New York State. As Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports, cyclists must adhere to the same laws as cars when riding in the streets, as well as take the necessary precautions before riding

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In Our Backyard
6:26 am
Tue June 26, 2007

In Our Backyard #112

Albany, NY – Coming Up on In Our Backyard:

Ward just got back from speaking at the UN. We'll talk with him about what he had to say to the world about the environment. Fireflies are firing and flying early. We will talk about a tragedy involving an 11-year old boy who was killed by a bear while camping. Plus, we will discuss man's relationship with the black bear.

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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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