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The Book Show
9:59 am
Wed July 26, 2006

The Book Show #941

Albany, NY – Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina welcomes back author T.C. Boyle to talk about his new book "Talk Talk," a novel about a deaf woman who goes on a journey to find the man who has stolen her identity. Her search for justice and revenge end up taking on a life of their own in the thrilling new tale.

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In Our Backyard
8:15 am
Wed July 26, 2006

In Our Backyard #64

Albany, NY – Coming up on In Our Backyard: Ward was on an island on Lake Ontario attempting to solve the mystery of why hundreds of birds have died there. Trees in the Adirondack are defoliating-Ward will tell us why. Plus, we'll answer your letters about foxes and an odd horse barking noise heard in Greenfield. Air Date: 7/26.2006

WAMC New York News
5:20 am
Wed July 26, 2006

Hearing Held Regarding Lowe's Sign Request for Ticonderoga Store

Ticonderoga, NY – At least two hundred people attended a public hearing Tuesday night to voice their concerns over the Adirondack Park Agency's consideration of a variance for a large sign that Lowe's wants to place on a proposed store in Ticonderoga. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
5:07 am
Wed July 26, 2006

Massachusetts to go on Tax Holiday in August

Boston, ma – It looks all but certain that Massachusetts shoppers will get to enjoy a two-day sales tax holiday in August. Details from Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff.

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WAMC New York News
4:49 am
Wed July 26, 2006

Legislature ponders executive

Kingston, NY – With a budget gap and a Democratic majority for the first time in decades, Ulster County's legislature is looking to change its form of government. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor reports.

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The Roundtable
2:47 am
Wed July 26, 2006

Interview with opera director Kasper Bech Holten 7/25/06

Albany, NY – An evening featuring teenagers in love, seldom heard music, and events you'll find difficult to believe?

No, we're not talking about the Thursday night line up on the WB. It's the U.S. premier of Robert Schumann's only opera, Genoveva. Famed Danish director Kasper Bech Holten has been called to New York's Bard College to direct this premiere and WAMC's Clarence Fanto asked him what drew him to this work.

WAMC New York News
2:37 am
Wed July 26, 2006

Poughkeepsie to start alternative school

Kingston, NY – As part of a revamped security plan, Poughkeepsie School District is starting an alternative high school for troubled middle and high school students. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor reports.

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WAMC New York News
9:12 am
Tue July 25, 2006

Governor Announces State Funding For New Lake Placid Convention Center

Lake Placid, NY – New York Governor George Pataki traveled to Lake Placid Monday afternoon to announce that the state will provide funding to that community to begin building a long-desired convention center. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was in the Adirondack village for the announcement.

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WAMC New York News
6:05 am
Tue July 25, 2006

The NTSB Issues its Conclusions Regarding the Ethan Allen Boat Accident On Lake George

Lake George, NY – The National Transportation Safety Board has issued its long-awaited findings on the Ethan Allen tour boat disaster on Lake George last fall. The board presented its conclusions during a public hearing in Washington DC today. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
4:47 am
Tue July 25, 2006

Former Springfield School Dept. Manager Arrested for Doling Out No-Show Jobs

Springfield, ma – As part of an ongoing investigation into corruption in Springfield, a former manager in the city's school department was arrested today and appeared in US District Court. He's charged with handing out no-show jobs. And, as WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief reports, this is not the first time he's been accused of malfeasance.

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