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WAMC New England News
1:50 am
Wed May 30, 2007

Same Day Voter Registration Endorsed

Boston, MA – Massachusetts state legislators are considering a bill that would introduce same- day voter registration to the state.. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
11:53 am
Tue May 29, 2007

Affordable Housing Advocates Hope for Legislative Movement

Montpelier, VT – The cost of housing continues to be out of reach for most Vermonters. But some advocates are encouraged that legislators are now beginning to get involved in the issue. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
4:47 am
Tue May 29, 2007

Lyme Disease Increasing in Northeast

Montpelier, VT – There were nearly five times as many reports of lyme disease in New Hampshire as in Vermont in 2005. But the numbers being reported in Vermont also indicate a dramatic rise in the tick-borne disease. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
4:28 am
Tue May 29, 2007

Bill Would Apply Timothy's Law To State Health Policies

Albany, NY – A new bill has been introduced that would extend the reach of Timothy's Law by applying it to New York State Health Policies: Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC New England News
4:06 am
Tue May 29, 2007

Second Life For Old Hall of Fame

Springfield, MA – Construction is underway on what officials in the city of Springfield Massachusetts see as a key project on the Connecticut riverfront.. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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3:53 am
Tue May 29, 2007

Word For The Wise #3252

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3252--05/29/07: Birthdays of liberty

The Roundtable
1:28 am
Tue May 29, 2007

Wally Rubin reviews August Wilson's "Radio Golf" 5-29-07

Albany, NY – When Pulitzer Prize winning playwright August Wilson passed away in 2005, the final chapter in his "Pittsburgh Cycle" had not yet arrived on Broadway. Titled "Radio Golf," this frank exploration of Black America in the '90s has finally made it to Broadway's Cort Theatre. Our downstate theatre critic Wally Rubin has a review.

The Roundtable
1:18 am
Tue May 29, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Barbara Kingsolver 5-29-07

Albany, NY – Many of us know Barbara Kingsolver for her amazing fiction-- The Poisonwood Bible and Prodigal Summer. But her latest-- Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life-- is a chronicle of how she and her family vowed to spend a year eating a locally produced diet. She speaks about how she came to this project.

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life. By Barbara Kingsolver.
Published by Harper Collins.

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The Roundtable
1:09 am
Tue May 29, 2007

Joe Donahue speaks with Ken Ackerman 5-25-07

Albany, NY – In his new book, Young J. Edgar, Ken Ackerman looks at the early life of the complicated figure we know today. Ackerman speaks about how he came to the project.

Young J. Edgar by Ken Ackerman.
Published by Carroll & Graf.

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