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10:47 am
Thu September 14, 2006

Joe Donahue speaks with education activist Alfie Kohn 9/13/06

Albany, NY – Joe Donahue speaks with education activist Alfie Kohn about his new book The Homework Myth, published by Da Capo Press.

WAMC New York News
4:25 am
Thu September 14, 2006

GE to sell Advanced Materials

Albany, NY – General Electric is selling its Advanced Materials business to a private investor for $3.8 billion. That means a change of ownership for GE's silicone plant in the Saratoga County town of Waterford. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein reports:

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WAMC New York News
4:21 am
Thu September 14, 2006

Capital Region high schools not making the grade

Albany, NY – New York state has earmarked 10 Capital Region high schools in need of improvement, based on academic performance and compliance with Federal No Child Left Behind standards. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein spoke with some of the school districts:

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WAMC New England News
4:12 am
Thu September 14, 2006

Senate candidate apologizes

Ashfield, MA – A democrat seeking the state senate post for the first Massachusetts District is apologizing for a statement he made about his work in the private sector while stumping on the campaign trail. Details from our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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51 % The Women's Perspective
3:45 am
Thu September 14, 2006

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Albany , NY – TO: Program Directors
FROM: WAMC, Albany, NY
RE: 51 PERCENT program rundown
DT: FRIDAY, September 15th, 2006

STATIONS: This week's show is 896 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:

Mary and Jeanne Pay Tribute to the late Governor Ann Richards.

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51 % The Women's Perspective
3:01 am
Thu September 14, 2006

51% 895

Albany, NY – TO: Program Directors
FROM: WAMC, Albany, NY
RE: 51 PERCENT program rundown
DT: FRIDAY, September 8th, 2006

STATIONS: This week's show is 895 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:
We hear personal stories about education from women around the country.

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2:09 am
Thu September 14, 2006

Word For The Wise #3069

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3069--09/14/06: Sticking it to the stick in the mud

WAMC New England News
12:32 am
Thu September 14, 2006

Ordinance discussion results triggers feisty response from Mayor Ruberto

Pittsfield, MA – A Pittsfield, Massachusetts city council discussion of trash removal fees sparked a firery speech from Mayor James Ruberto over the treatment of the city's low-income residents. Ruberto has reportedly apologized for his manner but not his stance on the issue. With more, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC New York News
12:15 am
Thu September 14, 2006

Film series explores faith

Kingston, NY – Religious leaders of various faiths are collaborating to put on a film series in Ulster County, New York. They hope the films will bring people of different denominations and cultures under the same roof. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor has this report.

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WAMC New York News
12:10 am
Thu September 14, 2006

Casino up for comments

Kingston, NY – Casino plans for the former Monticello Raceway track in New York's Catskill Mountains are moving forward. Environmental groups say they're moving too quickly. WAMC's Julia Taylor reports.

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