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WAMC New England News
5:15 am
Mon April 24, 2006

Gas Gouging Bill to be Considered in Vermont House Committee

Montpelier, VT – The Vermont House may take up a bill designed to combat gasoline price gouging. The bill, which has passed the state Senate, is due for consideration Tuesday in the House Commerce Committee. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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Vox Pop
3:44 am
Mon April 24, 2006

Medical Monday - Preventive Medicine

Albany, NY – Alan Chartock welcomes back Dr. Paul Lemanski for this edition of Vox Pop's Medical Monday. Dr. Lemanski is an expert in the field of Preventive Medicine. Listener call in with their questions, and Host Chartock has a few of his own!

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1:29 am
Mon April 24, 2006

Word For The Wise #2966

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #2966--04/24/06: The Library of Congress

The Best of Our Knowledge
1:19 am
Mon April 24, 2006

The Best of Our Knowledge #814

Capitol Connection
2:48 am
Sat April 22, 2006

Capitol Connection #616

Albany, NY – On this week's Capitol Connection, Alan Chartock talks to Billy Easton, executive director of the Alliance for Quality Education, the political arm of the Campaign for Fiscal Equity. Alan and Billy discuss the current status of the landmark education-funding case CFE vs. New York State, the possibility of support from the state Senate's Republican conference, and why the education increases in this year's budget fail to address the problem.

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WAMC New England News
11:54 am
Fri April 21, 2006

Romney Promotes Abstinence Education In Massachusetts Middle Schools

Boston, ma – Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney yesterday announced a contract to bring more abstinence education to the state's public schools. As you might expect, it's not without some controversy. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has more.

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WAMC New England News
5:13 am
Fri April 21, 2006

Gubernatorial Candidates Asked to Keep Campaign Clean

Boston, MA – Massachusetts Democratic gubernatorial candidate Deval Patrick is calling for unity among fellow candidates for governor. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the story;

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WAMC New York News
4:17 am
Fri April 21, 2006

Illegal worker sweeps start here

Guilderland, NY – The tip-off for the sweeping investigation of illegal immigrants employed at IFCO-systems around the nation came from the company's Guilderland facility just outside Albany. While Homeland Security Director Michael Chertoff says it was the biggest immigration sweep the nation has seen, U.S. Attorneys in Albany say it's not the first in the Capital Region. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein has more.

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WAMC New York News
4:12 am
Fri April 21, 2006

Crumbling facades, made over

Albany, NY – The city of Albany will help six homeowners in the South End neighborhood repair the deteriorating facades of their brick rowhouses. The helping hand is part of the city's effort to revitalize the downtown neighborhoods. Twenty years ago, the city pumped $10 million into renovating those homes. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein has details.

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WAMC New York News
1:32 am
Fri April 21, 2006

State Files Suit Against Homeowners in Dispute with APA

Lake Placid, NY – The New York State Attorney General's office has filed suit in a long-running dispute between the Adirondack Park Agency and a homeowner building a house near Lake Placid. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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