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12:41 am
Fri December 15, 2006

Hedi McKinley talk about the dangers of gift giving 12/15/06

Albany, NY – The month of December has turned into a gift giving bonanza and sometimes it seems like no one's happy with what they get. Today, listener essayist Hedi McKinley shares her thoughts on presents, holiday and otherwise.

12:21 am
Fri December 15, 2006

Word For The Wise #3135

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3135--12/15/06: The Bill of Rights

WAMC New England News
12:17 am
Fri December 15, 2006

Lawmakers face lawsuit from gay marriage opponents

Great Barrington, MA – In Massachusetts, the five members of the Berkshire County Legislative delegation, and 104 other law makers, have been named in a law suit filed by VoteOnMarriage.org. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has this report;

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WAMC New York News
12:11 am
Fri December 15, 2006

Casino moves forward

Kingston, NY – A proposed casino in Sullivan County is taking a big step forward - to the relief of the developers, and to the disappointment of opponents. WAMC's Julia Taylor reports.

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WAMC New England News
11:56 am
Thu December 14, 2006

National Report Shows Affordable Housing Increasingly Difficult in Vermont

Burlington, VT – A new national report says housing prices in Vermont are getting out of hand. Not only are mortgage costs rising, but apartment rentals across the state are not affordable for many of Vermont's workers. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
10:11 am
Thu December 14, 2006

No Headway Made on Civil Confinement Issue

Albany, NY – The New York legislature failed to agree on a bill to civilly confine some sex offenders, after Assembly Democrats rejected a bill proposed by Governor Pataki in a special session. The legislature adjourned without acting on many other issues, including pay raises.

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WAMC New York News
5:29 am
Thu December 14, 2006

Hudson Valley composer wins award

Kingston, NY – The composer-in-residence at Bard College will be taking a three-year break from teaching. Composer George Tsontakis has won a prestigious award that requires he focus on composing full-time for three years. WAMC's Julia Taylor sat down with Tsontakis this morning.


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WAMC New York News
4:45 am
Thu December 14, 2006

Newburgh school bond voted down

Kingston, NY – The Newburgh, New York School District is scrambling to figure out what to do after residents voted down the district's request for a nearly $100-million bond. WAMC's Julia Taylor reports.

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Vox Pop
3:37 am
Thu December 14, 2006

Dog Talk 12/14/06

Albany, NY – Joe Donahue welcomes old pal Jon Katz for another edition of Dog Talk. Jon, who brought along his canine pal Izzy, shares stories and answers listener questions.

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WAMC New York News
3:22 am
Thu December 14, 2006

Get Nano

Albany, NY – The University at Albany and Hudson Valley Community College formalized an agreement today that opens up the university's nanotechnology facilities to community college students. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein has details:

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