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WAMC New England News
9:52 am
Thu March 1, 2007

Winooski River Flood Watch in Montpelier

Montpelier, VT – Montpelier, Vermont officials are bracing for potential flooding this spring. An ice jam is being monitored and property owners, businesses and residents are being warned to take measures to prepare for possible heavy flooding. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more

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WAMC New England News
5:38 am
Thu March 1, 2007

Reaction to revenue proposals

Boston, MA – Some state and local officials weighed in with their thoughts on some of the revenue raising mechanisms proposed by Governor Deval Patrick. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report.

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WAMC New England News
5:28 am
Thu March 1, 2007

Local officials weigh in on Chapter 70 aid

Boston, MA – Governor Deval Patrick's fiscal 2008 budget was released on Beacon Hill Wednesday afternoon. Patrick has touted education funding as one of his top priorities for the Commonwealth. Berkshire Bureau Chief Carrie Saldo, has this report on what local officials are saying;

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WAMC New York News
5:17 am
Thu March 1, 2007

Cell Company Assessing Service Along Northway

Ray Brook, NY – Verizon Wireless is studying the feasibility of placing cell towers along the Adirondack Northway. The company says it has preliminary plans to place nine towers to cover the cellular void along the highway. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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Performance Place
4:13 am
Thu March 1, 2007

Jeff Lang 3/1/07

Albany NY – Lang discusses his unique six-string and slide styles and chats about his old pal, the recently-deceased Chris Whitley.

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Vox Pop
3:24 am
Thu March 1, 2007

Science Forum 3/1/07

Albany, NY – Host Brian Shields welcomes a distinguished panel of scientists to answer questions posed by listeners. Among the topics on this edition of the Science Forum: dark matter, black holes and lunar eclipses. Good stuff!

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51 % The Women's Perspective
1:14 am
Thu March 1, 2007

51% 920

Albany, N – TO: Program Directors
FROM: WAMC, Albany, NY
RE: 51 PERCENT program rundown
DT: FRIDAY, March 2nd, 2007

STATIONS: This week's show is 920 Listeners can
purchase a cassette copy by calling 1-800-323-9262.
There is a :30 promo at the end of the program.
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On this week's program:

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WAMC New York News
12:01 am
Thu March 1, 2007

NYRA Gets $32M State Loan

Albany, NY – The New York Racing Association has just been granted a 32-Million Dollar state loan so it can continue operating through December 31st, when its franchise expires. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas explores the politics behind the move.

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WAMC New England News
11:56 am
Wed February 28, 2007

National Forest Wind Turbine Proposal Progresses

Manchester Center, VT – The state of Vermont and the US Forest Service are both beginning a permitting process for a plan to build up to 24 windmills in the Green Mountain National Forest. If approved, the Deerfield Wind project would be the first wind turbines in the nation sited on national forest land. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
11:54 am
Wed February 28, 2007

Saratoga Water Plan Passes

Albany, NY – The Saratoga County Board of Supervisors voted to approve a financial plan to fund construction of a water line from Moreau to Malta that will serve a microchip factory proposed for Malta. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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