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WAMC New England News
4:31 am
Wed August 23, 2006

UMass Unveils First New Housing in 35 Years

Amherst, MA – The University of Massachusetts Amherst cut the ribbon today on its first new student housing in 35 years. The project relieves a residential space crunch on campus. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.

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WAMC New York News
4:23 am
Wed August 23, 2006

More flap over Canada geese

Albany, NY – A few resident Canada geese at the center of a controversy in a Capital Region village may now be making trouble for the nearby Schenectady County Airport. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein follows another chapter in the saga of the Scotia geese.

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1:44 am
Wed August 23, 2006

Word For The Wise #3053

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3053--08/23/06: Throwing knives around

WAMC New England News
1:35 am
Wed August 23, 2006

Credit in advance of opening

Pittsfield, MA – The final months of the Colonial Theatre restoration effort has drawn people from various walks of life... from politicians on the campaign trail to curious patrons and many others. Yesterday was no exception for the reborn Pittsfield theater when Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin paid a visit. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief Carrie Saldo has the details

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1:31 am
Wed August 23, 2006

Word For The Wise #3053

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3053--08/23/06: Throwing knives around

WAMC New York News
12:37 am
Wed August 23, 2006

Fun at the fair

Kingston, NY – The Dutchess County fair kicked off yesterday in Rhinebeck, New York, with some upgrades to its sidewalks and carnival. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor checked it out.

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The Book Show
12:16 am
Wed August 23, 2006

The Book Show #945

Albany, NY – Lily King's novel "The English Teacher" tells the story of a woman who is capable of dealing with life only through the literature she teaches, a flaw which begins affecting her son, new husband and stepchildren. On this week's show, the author talks with Gretchen about what it's like to know the price of everything but the value of nothing.

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WAMC New York News
11:44 am
Tue August 22, 2006

Saratoga tradition paramount

Albany, NY – A concerned citizens group in Saratoga County is lobbying the state of New York to keep the best interests of the city and its racing industry intact as the process of choosing the next franchise owner moves forward. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein reports:

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WAMC New York News
10:12 am
Tue August 22, 2006

Debating, indirectly

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WAMC New York News
4:13 am
Tue August 22, 2006

SUNY Plattsburgh Pursues Teacher Accreditation

Plattsburgh, NY – In 1999, the New York State Board of Regents transferred the responsibility for gaining teacher accreditation for SUNY colleges to the individual campuses. Plattsburgh State is currently seeking an extension on its deadline as it pursues national accreditation for its Teacher Education program. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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