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In Our Backyard
5:53 pm
Mon December 26, 2005

In Our Backyard #35

Albany, NY – Ward weighs in on the debate over opening up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling, the 106th Christmas bird count continues, we'll read from your letters and New Years resolutions for a healthy planet.
Air Date: 12/26/05

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The Best of Our Knowledge
2:35 pm
Mon December 26, 2005

TBOOK # 797

The Book Show
12:48 pm
Mon December 26, 2005

Book show #911

Albany, NY – Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina interviews author Leah Stewart about her novel "The Myth of You and Me," which tells the story of friends who have been separated from one another for a decade.

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WAMC New York News
12:21 pm
Mon December 26, 2005

Medicare: The Drug Dilemma - Part One

Media Project
10:30 am
Mon December 26, 2005

The Media Project #760

Albany, NY – On this week's show, Alan, Rex and Ira discuss the New York Times story on spying, more letters on Wikipedia, and Brittany Spears sues US Weekly magazine.

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Legislative Gazette
10:23 am
Mon December 26, 2005

Legislative Gazette #551

Albany, NY – The legislature meets for a one day session, our political observer Alan
Chartock shares his thoughts Westchester county D.A. Jeanine Pirro's decision to quit her race for U.S. senate and run for attorney general, and we report on how holiday business is doing in New York.

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Legislative Gazette
10:23 am
Mon December 26, 2005

Legislative Gazette #551

Albany, NY – The legislature meets for a one day session, our political observer Alan
Chartock shares his thoughts Westchester county D.A. Jeanine Pirro's decision to quit her race for U.S. senate and run for attorney general, and we report on how holiday business is doing in New York.

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Legislative Gazette
10:23 am
Mon December 26, 2005

Legislative Gazette #551

Albany, NY – The legislature meets for a one day session, our political observer Alan
Chartock shares his thoughts Westchester county D.A. Jeanine Pirro's decision to quit her race for U.S. senate and run for attorney general, and we report on how holiday business is doing in New York.

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WAMC New York News
4:57 pm
Fri December 23, 2005

Wool blankets warm Pioneer Valley

South Deerfield, MA – A non-profit organization in Franklin County, Massachusetts is helping keep New Englanders warm this winter. It is selling woolen blankets produced entirely in the Pioneer Valley. The Heritage Wool Blanket project is part of a region-wide campaign to encourage buying locally made products.

WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein takes a look inside the project.

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WAMC New York News
4:17 pm
Fri December 23, 2005

A Look At Christmas Lore and History

Plattsburgh, NY – We've heard a lot of late about the War on Christmas. Is it a religious holiday or not? Historians who have researched the holiday and its traditions can trace its origins back to pagan rituals. Christmas' religious history takes its own twists and turns over the centuries, as North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley discovered when she talked to two Vermonters who have studied the holiday. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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