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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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1:00 am
Wed October 11, 2006

Word For The Wise #3088

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3088--10/11/06: Have it your way

WAMC New York News
12:03 am
Wed October 11, 2006

Home sales soften in Ulster County

Kingston, NY – Real estate prices in most of the Northeast region have been declining for the past few months. But in Ulster County, New York, realtors report they are just now seeing softness in the market. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor has the story:

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WAMC New England News
5:47 am
Tue October 10, 2006

Murtha Campaigns For Vermont Congressional Candidate

Burlington, VT – Congressman Jack Murtha was in Vermont today to stump for Democratic Congressional Candidate Peter Welch. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was at the afternoon reception and rally where Murtha blasted the Bush administration's Iraq policies.

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WAMC New England News
4:54 am
Tue October 10, 2006

Pittsfield Jazz Festival, teaching students

Pittsfield, MA – The second annual Pittsfield CityJazz Festival is getting underway this week. And while the festival concert series begins Thursday, its informal kick-off was today in the Pittsfield Public Schools. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;

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WAMC New York News
3:19 am
Tue October 10, 2006

IBM engineers looking for new work

Kingston, NY – At least 400 IBM employees across the country are scrambling to figure out the next step in their careers. In the Northeast region, the company has told about 95 in New York's Hudson Valley and 15 in the Burlington, Vermont area that their jobs are being "redeployed." WAMC's Julia Taylor reports.

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WAMC New England News
2:33 am
Tue October 10, 2006

Country Curtains, 50 years later

Lee, Massachusetts – A family-owned business headquartered in the Berkshires is celebrating 50 years in operation. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the story of Country Curtains;

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