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Vox Pop
3:50 am
Mon July 10, 2006

Medical Monday - 7/10/06 - Rheumatology

Albany, NY – Rheumatology is the topic of this Medical Monday. Host Alan Chartock welcomes Dr. Martin Farber to the WAMC microphones.

The Best of Our Knowledge
2:01 am
Mon July 10, 2006

The Best of Our Knowledge # 825

Legislative Gazette
12:23 am
Mon July 10, 2006

The Legislative Gazette #627

Albany, NY – (Airs: 7/7/06 and 7/8/06) On this week's Legislative Gazette: A New York Appeals Court rules on gay marriage, twelve counties in upstate New York are now eligible for disaster aid, and senior citizen activists are not giving up on their fight to win drug disclosure legislation.

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Media Project
12:18 am
Mon July 10, 2006

The Media Project #788

Albany, NY – WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss the battle between the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times, a survey shows columnists get "hot" while writing, your letters and much more..

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WAMC New England News
12:03 am
Mon July 10, 2006

Massachusetts Democrats Establish Panel to Review Attack Ads

Boston, MA – The Massachusetts Democratic Party is trying to eliminate personal attack ads from the primary battle that's gearing up for the fall. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff explains.

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Capitol Connection
3:05 am
Sat July 8, 2006

Capitol Connection #627

Albany, NY – Alan talks to state Assemblyman Tom Kirwan of New York's 100th district. Kirwan gives an overview of this year's recently-concluded legislative session in which he tried to push through rules for protecting the minority conferences and legislation expanding the state's criminal DNA database and capping the sales tax on gasoline. Alan and Tom also speculate on the potential turnout in this year's elections.

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WAMC New England News
11:58 am
Fri July 7, 2006

Bus Radio Brings Music--and Ads--Onto School Bus Rides

Palmer, MA – A company from Needham, Massachusetts is winning over school districts with their proposal to install radios in school buses. But it's not without controversy. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff explains.

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WAMC New York News
11:36 am
Fri July 7, 2006

Kingston High School stays put

Albany – The Kingston School District has scrapped plans for a new high school in Ulster. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor explains.

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WAMC New York News
5:06 am
Fri July 7, 2006

Stewart Selected to Serve as Interim Mayor in Wake of Mayor Stewart's Departure

Plattsburgh, NY – The Plattsburgh Common Council made their final decision Thursday evening regarding who will fill the vacancy left when Mayor Dan Stewart left to take a position in state government. The six city councilors chose not to put the current Mayor Pro Tem in the interim Mayor's position. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
5:01 am
Fri July 7, 2006

EPA Grant Will Enhance Benzene Monitoring in Burlington Area

Burlington, VT – The state of Vermont has recieved a grant from the EPA of just under a half-million dollars to study benzene concentrations in the air around Burlington. The 18-month study will try to determine why the air in Vermont's most populous area, Chittenden County, has high concentrations of the cancer-causing chemical. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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