Congressional Corner
6:27 am
Thu November 20, 2008

Congressional Corner with Michael Arcuri

Albany, NY – The Hanna/Arcuri race was the closest in our region. Alan speaks to Congressman Arcuri about the race.

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WAMC New York News
6:25 am
Thu November 20, 2008

Local law would ban texting while driving

Utica, NY – It soon could be illegal to send text messages while driving in one Central New York County. WAMC's Dave Lucas reports.

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The Roundtable
6:24 am
Thu November 20, 2008

Andrew Chaikin - A Passion for Mars: Intrepid Explorers of the Red Planet

Albany, NY – Andrew Chaikin joins the show to talk about his latest book and space exploration.

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The Roundtable
6:20 am
Thu November 20, 2008

Listener Essay - Thanksgiving Dinner

Albany, NY – Paul Ehman is an essayist and Real Estate Broker from Loudonville, NY.

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The Roundtable
6:14 am
Thu November 20, 2008

Hoodwinked

Albany, NY – Be prepared to be conned at Proctors tonight - Bob Arno and Banachek give Sarah and Joe an in-studio on-air preview.

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The Roundtable
6:08 am
Thu November 20, 2008

Michael Lewis - Panic: The Story of Modern Financial Insanity

Albany, NY – Michael Lewis joins Joe, Sarah, and Alan to talk about his latest book, the times we're living in, and takes some calls from WAMC listeners.

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WAMC New York News
6:04 am
Thu November 20, 2008

Great American Smoke-Out Tries to Ease Smokers Stress and Targets Helping Independent Quitters

Plattsburgh, NY – Today is the Great American Smoke-Out. In Vermont, the state is launching an effort to help people who quit on their own. But the effort comes at a time when stresses over the economy are leading smokers to smoke more. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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51 % The Women's Perspective
5:00 am
Thu November 20, 2008

51% Show # 1010

Albany, NY – The global economy is hurting, and the places that may feel it first are the organizations that are devoted to helping others. Food banks are being swamped with hungry people while the cost of food goes up and donations are going down.

Ayres 6:36

For more information on World Hunger Year, go online at whyhunger.org.

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WAMC News
4:53 am
Thu November 20, 2008

School Busing Costs Soar In Springfield

Springfield, MA – The city of Springfield Massachusetts is facing a potential budget deficit of between five million and six million dollars as a result of higher than expected school transportation costs...WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New York News
3:50 am
Thu November 20, 2008

DA Announces Albany County Vehicular Crimes Unit

Albany County D-A David Soares announces DWI & Vehicular Crimes unit 11.20.08
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Albany, NY – The Albany County District Attorney has taken the wraps off a new "DWI and Vehicular Crimes Unit" - Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.


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