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The Roundtable
5:00 am
Wed March 7, 2007

Congressional Corner with MA's Richard Neal 3/6, 3/7, 3/8

Albany, NY – MA's Richard Neal joins Alan Chartock in the Congressional Corner to discuss Medicare, taxes, and Iraq.

WAMC New England News
4:59 am
Wed March 7, 2007

Massachusetts May Raise Drop Out Age

Worcester, MA – Massachusetts is considering raising the mandatory school attendance age to 18..
WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New York News
4:53 am
Wed March 7, 2007

Agency Requests Exemption from Web Cast Order

Ray Brook, NY – On his first day in office, Governor Eliot Spitzer signed an executive order mandating all New York State agencies webcast their meetings by July first. The Adirondack Park Agency has requested a temporary exemption. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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The Roundtable
4:52 am
Wed March 7, 2007

Joe Donahue's Interview with Deborah Tannen 3/5/07

Albany, NY – Why do daughters complain that their mothers always criticize, while mothers feel hurt that their daughters shut them out? Why do mothers and daughters critique each other on the Big Three-hair, clothes, and weight-while longing for approval and understanding? And why do they scrutinize each other for reflections of themselves?

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The Roundtable
3:46 am
Wed March 7, 2007

Susan Arbetter's Interview with Jodi Picoult 3/7/07

Albany, NY – Susan Arbetter speaks with Jodi Picoult about her new book 19 Minutes and her previous novel My Sister's Keeper.

She'll be giving a reading in Schenectady as part of the One County, One Book program - www.onecountyonebook.org

WAMC New York News
3:40 am
Wed March 7, 2007

Capital Region Gets All-Spanish Newspaper

Rosa Luisi, editor, RegistroNY.

Albany, NY – Another sign that minorities are rising in numbers in New York's Capital Region is the appearance of a Spanish-language newspaper, signaling the growing strength of the local Hispanic community. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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3:28 am
Wed March 7, 2007

Word For The Wise #3193

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3193--03/07/07: Hearing's hearing

WAMC New England News
3:17 am
Wed March 7, 2007

River clean-up proposal doesn't hold water

Great Barrington, MA – General Electric's proposed plan for cleaning up PCBs from portions of the Housatonic River in the Berkshires, in Massachusetts and Litchfield County Connecticut is insufficient according to several environmentalists. General Electric is awaiting Environmental Protection Agency feedback before it can submit its final proposal for the river.
Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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WAMC New England News
3:04 am
Wed March 7, 2007

Part Three: Daylight Saving Time

Great Barrington, MA – Beginning this Sunday, Day Light Saving time will be extended by four weeks - beginning three weeks earlier, and ending a week later. Besides its purported energy benefits, there are several other components to consider. In the third part of our Day Light Saving Time series, Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, takes a look at what that shift might mean for schools, administrators, parents, and students;

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WAMC New York News
3:00 am
Wed March 7, 2007

Legislative Caucus Unveils Reform Plan

Albany, NY – The New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus has unveiled a reform agenda targeting what the group calls "massive inequities" in State Government. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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