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WAMC New York News
2:00 am
Thu October 12, 2006

Plans for Stewart State Forest

Kingston, NY – New York's Department of Environmental Conservation has released a draft of its plan to manage a tract of land next to Stewart International Airport in Orange County. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor reports.

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1:01 am
Thu October 12, 2006

Word For The Wise #3089

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3089--10/12/06: Confusion, sabotage and general chaos

WAMC New York News
11:48 am
Wed October 11, 2006

Guilty verdict for Albany Muslims

Albany, NY – After four days of deliberation, a jury at the Federal courthouse in Albany found two local Muslims guilty of money laundering and conspiracy to support terrorism. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein has more on the verdict, and the reaction from the Muslim community:

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WAMC New York News
5:12 am
Wed October 11, 2006

Bechtel workers to move to PA

Albany, NY – A major naval defense contractor announced that it will close its facility in Schenectady. Officials say it is moving most of its 330 workers to a larger site in Pittsburgh. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein has the latest on the city's reaction:

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WAMC New York News
5:02 am
Wed October 11, 2006

Red Hook debates realty tax

Kingston, NY – A Dutchess County, New York, community held a public hearing last night on its proposal for a realty tax that would support open space preservation. Some residents are speaking out against the proposal. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor has more.

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WAMC New England News
4:51 am
Wed October 11, 2006

Mass. Voters to Vote On Iraq Pullout Question

Cambridge, ma – This election day, some Massachusetts citizens will get to cast their vote on whether the U.S. should stay in Iraq. Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has more on the non-binding ballot question.

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WAMC New England News
4:46 am
Wed October 11, 2006

Wages In Mass. Not Rising with Productivity

Boston, MA – A newly released study shows that Massachusets workers are working harder, but their wages are not going up. Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.

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The Book Show
3:10 am
Wed October 11, 2006

The Book Show #952

Albany, NY – Alexander McCall Smith sets his latest novel "The Right Attitude to Rain" in his home town of Edinburgh, Scotland. Smith, the author of "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" novels, talks about why he focuses on female protagonists and the power of certain primal emotions in storytelling. He also discusses his part in a recent collection of retold myths from around the world.

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The Roundtable
2:06 am
Wed October 11, 2006

Congressional Corner with NY's Maurice Hinchey 10/12, 10/23, 10/24

Albany, NY – New York's Maurice Hinchey joins Alan in the Congressional Corner to discuss the 2006 elections, the war in Iraq, pre-9/11 intelligence, and the clean up of the Hudson River.

1:07 am
Wed October 11, 2006

How to Save Your Life #002

Albany, NY – What do you do if your child has problem breathing in the middle of the night? Should children suffering from asthma curb their athletic activities? Dr. Philip Stieg talks to pediatrician Dr. Gerald Loughlin about these and other questions related to childrens' health. Dr. Loughlin also explains why changing medical technology has made pediatricians authorities on some adult diseases.

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