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WAMC New York News
2:40 am
Wed March 21, 2007

Concerns Grow Over Charter Schools

Albany, NY – Public education advocates gathered in Albany to call upon Governor Eliot Spitzer, the Senate and the Assembly to provide additional funds to districts with high concentrations of charter schools.
Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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2:04 am
Wed March 21, 2007

Word For The Wise #3203

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3203--03/21/07: Snug up your cummerbund--it's Persian New Year!

WAMC New England News
1:42 am
Wed March 21, 2007

New Health Insurance Requirements Delayed

Boston,MA – Massachusetts is poised to become the first state in the country to require all health insurance plans to pay for prescription drugs, but it won't be a requirement until 2009. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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WAMC New England News
11:59 am
Tue March 20, 2007

Investors Call for Congressional Climate Action

Montpelier, VT – A coalition of businesses, utilities and institutional investors have called on Congress to do more to curb global climate change. They say a strong national policy is needed to assure long-term business viability. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
11:41 am
Tue March 20, 2007

Researcher: You control climate change

Pittsfield, MA – If the nine Northeast states were a nation it would be the seventh largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world, according to a Tufts University professor. But as our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports scientists and others say reversing this emissions trend, which is contributing to global warming, is possible and lies in the hands of each one of us;

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WAMC New York News
5:35 am
Tue March 20, 2007

Gov. Spitzer Speaks Candidly with Karen DeWitt

Albany, NY – New York Governor Elliot Spitzer spoke to our Capitol Correspondent Karen DeWitt about the state of the budget talks, and his current stalemate over spending with Senate Republican Majority Leader Joe Bruno.

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WAMC New England News
5:01 am
Tue March 20, 2007

Deal with IRS Spares Springfield Retirees

Springfield, MA – The City of Springfield Massachusetts has a struck a deal with the IRS to get thousands of the city's retired employees off the hook for back taxes and penalties. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New York News
4:13 am
Tue March 20, 2007

NY Labor Officials Commemorate Triangle Fire

Albany, NY – State Legislative and Union leaders gathered in Albany Tuesday to honor the memory of workers who died in a sweatshop fire 96 years ago. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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2:02 am
Tue March 20, 2007

Word For The Wise #3202

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3202--03/20/07: Amateurs and the Oldest Profession

WAMC New England News
11:40 am
Mon March 19, 2007

Engaging Youth in Anti-war Efforts

Rutland, VT – Peace activists across Vermont are marking the anniversary of the war in Iraq by trying to get more young people involved in peace activities and anti-war protests. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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