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Media Project
9:44 am
Mon October 2, 2006

The Media Project #800

Albany, NY – (AIRS: 10/01/06 and 10/02/06) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and Kingston Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss the Wallace/Clinton interview, the President's response to the NIE report that Iraq has made terrorism worse, and much more.

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WAMC New York News
5:33 am
Mon October 2, 2006

Anti-Bush rallies expected in Northeast

Kingston, NY – A national anti-Bush activist group will have a strong presence in the Northeast region October 5. Non-profit World Can't Wait is staging a "Mass Day of Resistance" on Thursday. WAMC's Julia Taylor has more.

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WAMC New York News
3:36 am
Mon October 2, 2006

Racino expansion underway

Saratoga Springs, NY – The Saratoga Gaming and Raceway broke ground Monday on a $15 million expansion. The upstate New York horseracing and wagering destination will add 400 more video gaming machines, a new buffet restaurant and a two-story nightclub-all to debut May 1st. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein reports:

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Vox Pop
3:17 am
Mon October 2, 2006

Medical Monday 10/2/06

Albany, NY – Hearing is the topic today, guest host Bob Barrett welcomes audiologist Kate Mead.

WAMC New York News
4:45 am
Sun October 1, 2006

Governing a city

Albany, NY – The City of Saratoga Springs is contemplating a change to the way its government runs. On election day, voters could asked to approve a measure to create a full-time mayor and a legislative city council, changing the way the city has been governed for the last eighty-seven years. As election day nears, more citizens are weighing in. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein reports:

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Capitol Connection
12:50 am
Sat September 30, 2006

Capitol Connection #639

Albany, NY – Alan talks to John Hall, co-founder of the band Orleans and writer of the hit songs Still the One and Dance With Me. Hall is running for Congress in New York's 19th congressional district against Republican incumbent Sue Kelly. The race is receiving national attention as one of the races being focused on by Democrats eager to take control of the lower house. Hall, a longtime activist and a former county legislator, talks about his feelings on his opponent's 12-year record and his call for a moonshot program for energy independence.

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WAMC New England News
11:58 am
Fri September 29, 2006

Wilderness Act Compromise Reached To Chagrin of Both Proponents and Opponents

Montpelier, VT – Governor James Douglas and Vermont's Congressional delegation have reached a compromise on a revised plan to designate more acres of the Green Mountain National Forest as wilderness. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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11:12 am
Fri September 29, 2006

Word For The Wise #3080

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3080--09/29/06: What do you get Scotland Yard for its birthday?

WAMC New York News
5:19 am
Fri September 29, 2006

Landing project changes

Kingston, NY – The Kingston, New York city planners are in talks with the developer of The Landing, a large waterfront residential community that's in the works...and the city is asking the developer to make some changes. WAMC's Julia Taylor has more.

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WAMC New York News
5:19 am
Fri September 29, 2006

New York Congressman McNulty Joins Effort To Force Vote on Agricultural Assistance

Washington, D.C. – There's an effort in the US House to move a bill onto the floor before Congress adjourns. Upstate New York Democratic Congressman Michael McNulty is one those calling for a quick vote on an agricultural disaster assistance bill. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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