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WAMC New York News
8:46 am
Wed March 21, 2007

New Paltz farmland preserved

Kingston, NY – For about ten years, farmland conservation groups have been trying to preserve a swath of land next to the Wallkill River in historic New Paltz, New York. They finally achieved that goal this month. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor reports.

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WAMC New York News
5:59 am
Wed March 21, 2007

New York Lawmakers Oppose Telecommunications Legislation

Democratic Assemblyman Peter Rivera delivering his statement.
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Albany, NY – Lawmakers and public media advocates gathered Wednesday to air their grievances with legislation they say will bring an end to public access television in New York State. WAMC's Steve Felano reports.

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WAMC New York News
5:50 am
Wed March 21, 2007

New York Law Makers Oppose Telecommunications Legislation

Democratic Assemblyman Peter Rivera delivering his statement.
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Albany, NY – Lawmakers and public media advocates gathered Wednesday to air their grievances with legislation they say will bring an end to public access television in New York State. WAMC's Steve Felano reports.

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WAMC New York News
5:28 am
Wed March 21, 2007

Majority Leader Joe Bruno Sits Down with Karen DeWitt

Albany, NY – In a major role reversal in this year's budget process, it's Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno who is the odd man out in the talks.

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WAMC New York News
3:45 am
Wed March 21, 2007

Hundreds Towed in Albany

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Albany, NY – The snow emergency in Albany ended Tuesday night at 8pm, but not before hundreds of cars had been towed away. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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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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