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WAMC New York News
4:47 am
Thu January 26, 2006

Debate Over Plan to Put Surveillance Cameras Throughout Vermont Village

Bellows Falls, VT – About one hundred people attended a meeting in Bellows Falls, Vermont earlier this week to discuss a plan that would put surveillance cameras in various places around the village. The police chief says it would help his small department. But most people attending the three hour meeting were strongly opposed to the idea. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
3:54 am
Thu January 26, 2006

Saratoga county wants sex offender law

Clifton Park, NY – Strengthening New York's sex offender laws has been one of the top priorities in the state legislature this session. But Saratoga County officials are dissatisfied with the state's efforts so far. In March, the county is set to vote on a separate county law restricting where sex offenders can live after their release from prison.
WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein has more.

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The Roundtable
3:54 am
Thu January 26, 2006

Joe Donahue's Interview with Lee Eisenber 1/25

Albany, NY – WAMC's Joe Donahue spoke with Lee Eisenber, author of the new book: "The Number," A book about how to properly prepare for retirement.

The Roundtable
3:49 am
Thu January 26, 2006

Joe Donahue's interview with Jane Bryant Quinn 1/25

Albany, NY – Her newest book on finances is called: "Smart and Simple Financial Strategies For Busy People." WAMC's Joe Donahue spoke with her about how she came to write a money book for busy people...

Jane Bryant Quinn's latest is "Smart and Simple Financial Strategies For Busy People." It is published by Simon and Schuster. She spoke with WAMC's Joe Donahue.

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51 % The Women's Perspective
3:47 am
Thu January 26, 2006

51% 863

Albany, NY – TO: Program Directors
FROM: WAMC, Albany, NY
RE: 51 PERCENT program rundown
DT: FRIDAY, January 27th 2006
STATIONS: This week's show is 863 Listeners can
purchase a cassette copy by calling 1-800-323-9262.
There is a :30 promo at the end of the program.
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On this week's program:

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WAMC New York News
12:40 am
Thu January 26, 2006

IBM Site Sold for $20 Million

East Fishkill, NY – The new owners of what used to be the IBM Corporations West Campus, plan to market the land and buildings to a wide range of office and industrial users. It is one of the largest real estate transactions ever to take place in Dutchess County New York. This is something that economic developers say will financially change the face of the entire region.
WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Deborah Runcie has more.

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11:42 am
Wed January 25, 2006

Word For The Wise #2903

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #2903--01/25/06: SOMERSET MAUGHAM AND VIRGINIA WOOLF BIRTHDAYS

WAMC New York News
11:40 am
Wed January 25, 2006

Group Seeks to Place SolarBees in Lake Champlain Bay to Control Algae Blooms

St. Albans, VT – The St. Albans Area Watershed Association hopes to install several large solar-powered, aerator-type machines in Lake Champlain's St. Albans Bay this summer. They hope the fountains will help control algae bloom outbreaks that have become a problem every summer. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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The Book Show
9:42 am
Wed January 25, 2006

The Book Show #915

Albany, NY – A mystery set in a town near the American-Canadian border is told through the perspectives of a girl who can raise the dead, a woman in a nursing home, and even the town's animal and plant life in Kathryn Davis' new novel "The Thin Place." Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina talks with Davis about the book's tale of loves lost and discovered.

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Legislative Gazette
8:56 am
Wed January 25, 2006

The Legislative Gazette #603

Albany, NY – Governor Pataki releases his budget
proposal, some democrats want state
level action to protect new yorker's right to privacy, and three out of four counties reject the evacuation plan of the indian point nuclear power plant.

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