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WAMC New England News
4:19 am
Wed February 14, 2007

Valentine card industry has Massachusetts roots

South Hadley, MA – The commercial Valentine industry in the United States owes a big debt to a young woman from Massachusetts. Her story from WAMC's Pioneer Valley News Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill...

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WAMC New England News
3:04 am
Wed February 14, 2007

Surgical center snipped by board

Lenox, MA – In Lenox, Massachusetts, the Zoning Board of Appeals denied a request that would have allowed an out-patient surgical center in a local shopping plaza; a center that local hospital officials contend would result in a $10 million loss for Berkshire Health Systems. However, as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports the proposed developers are moving ahead with an alternate plan.

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2:55 am
Wed February 14, 2007

Word For The Wise #3178

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3178--02/14/07: Cupid, you're going to put an eye out with that thing

WAMC New York News
2:03 am
Wed February 14, 2007

Steamroller

Albany, NY – It's not "Business As Usual" at the State Capitol in Albany, New York--- not anymore--- and polls show people like the idea of having a governor who is willing to stand up to political "dysfunction." Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC New York News
12:09 am
Wed February 14, 2007

Activists Urge NY State to Pass Anti-Human Trafficking Law

Jessica Vasquez, Executive Director of the New York Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Albany, NY – While many couples will spend a romantic evening celebrating Valentine's Day, victims of human trafficking have no chance to be with or contact loved ones. The New York State Anti-Trafficking Coalition is pressing state legislators to pass a law against human trafficking. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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9:58 am
Tue February 13, 2007

How to Save Your Life #020

Albany, NY – Sleep is the topic this week on How to Save Your Life. Dr. Stieg talks with Dr. Charles Pollack, Director of the Center for Sleep Medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital and a Professor of neurology at Weill Cornell Medical College. The discussion covers a range of issues involving sleep, including the different stages of sleep, napping, sleeping pills, sleep apnea, insomnia, restless leg syndrome, jet lag, and how to improve your chances of getting a good night's sleep.

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WAMC New York News
3:06 am
Tue February 13, 2007

Ban Proposed On Cell Phones, iPods In Crosswalk

Albany, NY – The State of New York is looking to address distraction problems with pedestrians similar to those experienced by cellphone-wielding drivers. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas Reports.

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2:54 am
Tue February 13, 2007

Word For The Wise #3177

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3177--02/13/07: Reflections of reflections of reflections of reflections of reflections of reflections of reflections of reflections of reflections...

WAMC New England News
2:07 am
Tue February 13, 2007

Former Massachusetts Governor begins bid for White House

Boston – Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has become the first of the leading Republican candidates to make official his bid for the White House in 2008. WAMC's Pioneer Valley News Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New England News
1:40 am
Tue February 13, 2007

Green grades for schools with deepest pockets

Williamstown, MA – A Cambridge-based research institute has issued green report cards for the 100 college and universities in the United States and Canada with the largest endowments. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports on how some area institutions faired;

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