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WAMC New England News
4:24 am
Wed October 4, 2006

Federal Government Sues Vermont Over Privacy Investigation

2:56 am
Wed October 4, 2006

How to Save Your Life #001

Albany, NY – Dr. Stieg welcomes Dr. Matthew Fink, the vice chair of the neurology department at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University, NY-Presbyterian Hospital. On this initial installment of How to Save Your Life, they discuss what seperates neurologists from psychologists and neurosurgeons, and what to do if your loved ones begin exhibiting signs of dementia.

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The Book Show
12:33 am
Wed October 4, 2006

The Book Show #951

Albany, NY – Mary Gordon is known for her novels, but now a collection of her short stories, "The Stories of Mary Gordon," has appeared. She talks with Gretchen about the way that a story, like a poem, can capture the intensity of a moment. She also shares her thoughts on the way short stories are unjustly viewed in the literary world as a lesser form.

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WAMC New York News
12:04 am
Wed October 4, 2006

Schumer endorses Gillibrand

Kingston, NY – U.S. Democratic Senator Charles Schumer of New York endorsed U.S. House candidate Kirsten Gillibrand last night in a speech that blasted the Republican party. Gillibrand is challenging longtime Republican incumbent John Sweeney in a Congressional district that stretches from the Hudson Valley to the Adirondacks. More from WAMC's Julia Taylor.

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WAMC New York News
11:58 am
Tue October 3, 2006

Construction of Major Development Project on Former Plattsburgh Air Force Base Delayed

Plattsburgh, NY – Construction on a major development project on the former Plattsburgh Air Force base has been delayed. But company and local officials aren't worried. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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The Roundtable
11:54 am
Tue October 3, 2006

Garage Rumble interview with Kristen Garnier 10/2/06

Albany, NY – Garage Rumble is a teen battle of the bands created to engage, promote, and inspire young Hudson Valley bands ages 13 to 19. Jennifer Nathan spoke with founder Kristen Garnier about this year's Garage Rumble.

www.garagerumble.com

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The Roundtable
10:15 am
Tue October 3, 2006

Susan Arbetter's interview with Stephanie Coontz, author of Marriage: A History 10/3/06

Albany, NY – Is there really such a thing as "traditional" marriage? Well, it depends on how long you think something "traditional" should be called traditional.

Author Stephanie Coontz argues that the cherished nuclear family is a relatively new experiment in her groundbreaking book, "Marriage, A History."

In it, she takes us on a journey from the marital intrigues of ancient Babylon to the torments of Victorian lovers, to the debates over gay marriage today.

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The Roundtable
4:41 am
Tue October 3, 2006

Congressional Corner with CQ's David Hawkings 10/4, 10/5, 10/6

Albany, NY – Congressional Quarterly's David Hawkings joins Alan Chartock in the Congressional Corner to discuss the Mark Foley scandal, the hot House and Senate races, and some recent bills passed by the House.

WAMC New York News
3:44 am
Tue October 3, 2006

State workers union protests moving facilities

Albany, NY – State workers in Albany are protesting plans to move the state's Department of Agriculture and Markets food testing laboratory and the state data centers out of the city. WAMC'S Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein reports:

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WAMC New York News
3:40 am
Tue October 3, 2006

$2M in aid for flood-ravaged counties

Albany, NY – $2 million in disaster aid grants are going to eight counties in Upstate New York affected by last June's flooding. Montgomery county is among them. State and local officials say the infusion will help homeowners repair damaged property. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein has more:

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