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WAMC New York News
4:18 am
Tue April 25, 2006

More cleanup for Colonie site

Colonie, NY – Army Corps Engineers say cleaning up the uranium- and lead-contaminated soil at the former National Lead Industries site on Central Avenue will take more time than expected due to a recent discovery of increased concentrations of contaminants in the soil. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein has more.

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The Roundtable
4:13 am
Tue April 25, 2006

Roundtable Bookpicks for 4/25/06

Albany, NY – Marggie Skinner's Book House picks for 4/25/06:

* Sun Storm by Asa Larsson
* Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean
* An Ordinary Man by Paul Rusesabagina
* Left to Tell by Imaculee Ilibagiza
* Public Radio behind the Voices by Lisa Phillips
* Digging to America by Ann Tyler
* Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
* Tsotsi by Athol Fugard

The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza - Albany, NY

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1:30 am
Tue April 25, 2006

Word For The Wise #2967

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #2967--04/25/06: Day two without TV?

WAMC New England News
1:25 am
Tue April 25, 2006

Celebrating A Homecoming

Lenox, MA – The names of the benefactors who made the $2.5 million acquisition of Edith Wharton's private library possible were announced during a ceremony celebrating the library's return Monday afternoon. First Lady Laura Bush, a guest at the event, addressed the crowd of 100 invited guests. More from, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC New England News
11:54 am
Mon April 24, 2006

Massachusetts State Senators Expected to Unveil Family Leave Bill

Boston, MA – Massachusetts Senate President Robert Travaglini is expected to introduce a new family leave bill Tuesday. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has a preview.

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WAMC New England News
10:47 am
Mon April 24, 2006

New Study Underway, Will Be Used to Boost Berkshire Economy

Pittsfield, MA – The Berkshire Economic Development Corporation is spearheading two studies it says will create a blueprint for a new economic development strategy in the county. And as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports it is also expected to spur growth in the region;

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Legislative Gazette
9:57 am
Mon April 24, 2006

The Legislative Gazette #616

Albany, NY – On this week's Legislative Gazette: Groups affected by Governor Pataki's vetoes urge the legislature to override,we'll examine the first countywide law regulating sex offenders, and there's a new plan for the highway that runs from New York City to Montreal.

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Media Project
9:52 am
Mon April 24, 2006

The Media Project #777

Albany, NY – ALBANY, NY (2006-04-24) (AIRS: 4/23/06 and 4/24/06)WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and WTEN TV Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss whether the Duke Lacross player's alleged rape victim should be named, why the German media is angry at the British media over a picture of the German Chancellor, your letters and much more...

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WAMC New England News
5:19 am
Mon April 24, 2006

State Auto Emissions Standards Argued in District Court

Burlington, VT – Several states have followed California's lead and adopted that state's stringent auto emissions standards for automobiles. Those standards, stricter than the federal government's, are being challenged by the auto industry. One is currently being argued in Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
5:16 am
Mon April 24, 2006

UMass Gets Major Grant for Nanotech Research Center

Boston, MA – A big boost for very small research at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Governor Mitt Romney and Senator Edward Kennedy were on hand to announce a major grant for the flagship campus to study nanotechnology. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.

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