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WAMC New England News
12:05 am
Tue January 16, 2007

Ski Areas Greet New Snow with Muted Enthusiasm

Plattsburgh, NY – The winter snowfall the region is experiencing has been long awaited by ski areas and winter enthusiasts. But the quality, timing and volume of the snow is being greeted with somewhat muted enthusiasm. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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Women in Science on the Air
3:52 pm
Mon January 15, 2007

Her-Story, Then: Si Ling-Chi

The Best of Our Knowledge
11:14 am
Mon January 15, 2007

The Best of Our Knowledge # 852

In Our Backyard
6:16 am
Mon January 15, 2007

In Our Backyard #88

Albany, NY – Coming up on In Our Backyard: Many of you have questions about the unseasonably high temperatures we've been having. We'll get to your letters in this hour. Speaking of high temperatures--have you heard the one about the giant 41 mile ice shelf snapping off in the Canadian Arctic? Unfortunately, it's no joke. We'll hear more on In Our Backyard with Ward Stone.

WAMC New York News
5:07 am
Mon January 15, 2007

Making the Martin Luther King Holiday a Day On

Plattsburgh, NY – In 1994, Congress passed legislation designating Martin Luther King Jr Day a national day of volunteer service. So, for many people, this Monday holiday is a Day On, Not a Day Off. A group of volunteers got together this morning in Plattsburgh to put action to those words on this Martin Luther King Day holiday. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
4:58 am
Mon January 15, 2007

Power outages sweep Albany region

Kingston, NY – West and North of the New York Capital region, communities are still dealing with power outtages and damage from last night's ice storm. WAMC's Julia Taylor has more.

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WAMC New York News
4:29 am
Mon January 15, 2007

Saratoga Polo Retreat Gets Preliminary Approval

Albany, NY – Site plan approval has been granted for a private residence club in the Saratoga County town of Greenfield. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas has the story.

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Women in Science on the Air
4:10 am
Mon January 15, 2007

SOPHIE GERMAIN Audio Biography

(1776-1831) – IT'S NOT UNUSUAL FOR PARENTS AND TEENAGERS TO ARGUE OVER SCHOOLWORK, BUT THIS 18TH CENTURY MATHEMATICIAN HAD TO FIGHT FOR HER RIGHT TO STUDY. HER WORK IN NUMBER THEORY HELPS KEEP THE EIFFEL TOWER STANDING TODAY.

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Women in Science on the Air
4:07 am
Mon January 15, 2007

CAROLINE HERSCHEL Audio Biography

(1750-1848) – THIS 18TH CENTURY CINDERELLA OF SCIENCE ROSE FROM A LIFE OF SERVITUDE TO RECEIVE ROYAL HONORS AND WORLDWIDE ACCLAIM AS THE FIRST LADY OF ASTRONOMY. I'M KATE MULGREW WITH HER STORY.

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Women in Science on the Air
4:03 am
Mon January 15, 2007

Emilie Du Chatelet Audio Biography

1706-1749 – IN A TIME AND PLACE WHERE A WOMAN'S FUTURE DEPENDS ON HER COURTING ABILITIES, WHAT DO YOU DO WITH - AN UGLY DAUGHTER? EDUCATE HER! SHE JUST MIGHT GROW UP TO BE A GROUNDBREAKING MATHEMATICIAN! EMILIE DU CHATELET DID. AND BY THE WAY - HER LOVE LIFE WASN'T TOO SHABBY EITHER.

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