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The Book Show
3:33 am
Wed June 14, 2006

The Book Show #935

Albany, NY – Host Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina talks to author Patricia Klindienst about her latest book "The Earth Knows My Name: Food, Culture and Sustainability in the Gardens of Ethnic Americans." The book chronicles Klindienst's travels around the country, studying the gardens of various cultures and what they reveal about the peoples who tend them.

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3:05 am
Wed June 14, 2006

Word For The Wise #3003

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3003--06/14/06: JOHN BARTLETT AND FLAG DAY

WAMC New England News
2:11 am
Wed June 14, 2006

Vermont to Seek Disaster Assistance and Will Schedule Emergency Summit To Discuss Dairy Industry Despair

Montpelier, VT – Vermont Governor Jim Douglas is calling for an emergency dairy summit and is also seeking federal disaster assistance to help the state's farmers deal with what he calls a perfect storm of low milk prices, high fuel costs and bad weather. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
1:02 am
Wed June 14, 2006

Springfield Teachers' Union Offers End to Contract Crisis

Springfield, ma – The teachers union in Springfield, Massachusetts has a proposal to end the long-stalled contract negotiations. More now from WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff.

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WAMC New England News
12:03 am
Wed June 14, 2006

Additional Tax Money Sought From Yoga Center

Stockbridge, MA – The Kripalu Center for Yoga and health is set to formally request permits for an $8 million proposed expansion of its Stockbridge, Massachusetts facility in less than a week. In a separate move, the Town Board of Selectmen has asked the center to reconsider its payment in lieu of taxes contribution. With more, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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WAMC New England News
11:40 am
Tue June 13, 2006

Three Northeast States Sign Deal to Strengthen Dairy Industry

Montpelier, VT – The Agriculture Commissioners from Vermont, New York and Pennsylvania have signed a cooperative agreement that they hope will bolster their dairy industries by improving dairy profitability and productivity. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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The Roundtable
10:16 am
Tue June 13, 2006

Congressional Corner with VT's Bernie Sanders 6/13, 6/14, 6/15

Albany, NY – Vermont's Bernie Sanders joins Alan Chartock in the Congressional Corner to discuss domestic wiretapping, energy efficient schools, tax cuts, and gas prices.

WAMC New England News
9:18 am
Tue June 13, 2006

Education Compact Gets New Chairman

Pittsfield, MA – The Berkshire Compact for Higher Education has brought together key members of the education, business, and government communities to assess the needs of higher education and build a stronger, more competitive, work force in the Berkshires. The compact is moving into its second year, and as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports new members are being tapped for the effort;

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In Our Backyard
5:46 am
Tue June 13, 2006

In Our Backyard #58

Albany, NY – Coming Up On In Our Backyard: Lots and lots of listener letters! Plus, We're going to talk about something called green deficit disorder-do your kids have it? Air Date: 6/12/06

WAMC New York News
5:20 am
Tue June 13, 2006

Property tax relief on their minds

Saratoga Springs, NY – New York democratic hopeful for governor Thomas Suozzi is hanging on to his long-shot effort -and blasting the property tax plan of his front-running opponent, Attorney General Eliot Spitzer. Meanwhile, Governor George Pataki says state lawmakers' property tax credit plan looks good. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein reports.

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