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WAMC New York News
5:20 am
Mon May 22, 2006

Hevesi audits State Ed

Albany, NY – Schools across New York are under-reporting or failing to report violent incidents and the State Department of Education is doing little to fix the problem-that's according to an audit report out of Comptroller Alan Hevesi's office. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein reports:

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WAMC New York News
5:15 am
Mon May 22, 2006

Seniors speak up

Watervliet, NY – Senior citizens and elderly advocates from Albany County are concerned that Capital Region nursing homes stand to lose millions of dollars. About 100 gathered in Watervliet Monday to voice their concerns to lawmakers about Governor George Pataki's veto of nursing home funding. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein was there and has this report:

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WAMC New York News
5:12 am
Mon May 22, 2006

Researchers to Discuss Myriad of Topics Affecting Adirondacks

Lake Placid, NY – The Adirondack Research Consortium will hold its 13th annual Conference on the Adirondacks on Wednesday and Thursday. Researchers on both scientific and social issues will gather to discuss topics affecting the Adirondacks ranging from tourism and community development, to climate change, and forest ecology. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has a preview.

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WAMC New England News
4:12 am
Mon May 22, 2006

Barnes Air Base Gets Boost from Olver

Westfield, MA – Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield, Massachusetts is getting a financial boost. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has more.

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3:56 am
Mon May 22, 2006

Word For The Wise #2986

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #2986--05/22/06: Carrying a large stick on the floor of the Senate

Vox Pop
3:35 am
Mon May 22, 2006

Vox Pop Medical Monday - 5/22/06 - Preventive Medicine

Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock welcomes back Dr. Paul Lemanski to WAMC's Studio A for another round of Medical Monday. Listeners get into the act with a wide range of medical questions.

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The Best of Our Knowledge
1:13 am
Mon May 22, 2006

The Best of Our Knowledge # 818

Media Project
12:22 am
Mon May 22, 2006

The Media Project #781

Albany, NY – Albany, NY (AIRS: 05/21/06 and 05/22/06)On this week's program, WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union editor Rex Smith and WTEN TV anchor Elisa Streeter discuss whether a murder case in and of itself is sensational, the Gov't snooping on reporters, and the NPR-Fox connection.

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Legislative Gazette
12:16 am
Mon May 22, 2006

The Legislative Gazette #620

Albany, NY – (Air Date: 5/19/06, 5/20/06)On this week's Legislative Gazette: Senate and Assembly leaders can't agree on crime issues, 90 percent of school budgets passed across the state .. We'll take a look at one that didn't, and we'll tell you why the New York Power Authority and the Adirondack Park Agency are being sued.

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WAMC New York News
1:33 am
Sun May 21, 2006

Utica During Prohibition

Utica, NY – During the era of TheGreat Depression, prohibition, and speakeasies, America was a land divided by class & culture. But there was one thing that could bring everyone together- beer. Utica College's "Making History" students, Geoff Storm and Robert Beach found out how one man was able to bridge the ethnic and class gap.

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