Election 2008
3:30 am
Tue November 25, 2008

Obama Administration Picks 11/25/08

Albany, NY – The cabinet picks of President-elect Barack Obama continue to generate discussion around the country. Today, we welcome Mary Marcy of Bard College to answer questions on the topic. Alan Chartock hosts.

WAMC New York News
3:01 am
Tue November 25, 2008

Indian Point Owner Argues Against Mandated Updating

Hudson Valley, NY – An environmental group will be facing the owner of the Indian Point nuclear plant in the US Supreme Court next week, arguing that the federal government should force the plant to replace its antiquated cooling system. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
2:15 am
Tue November 25, 2008

Report Highlights "Questionable" State Spending

Albany, NY – Environmental Watchdogs are out with a report that says New York's questionable state spending practices are wasting money and harming natural resources. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas has more.

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WAMC News
11:06 am
Mon November 24, 2008

Litigation And Allegations After Towing Contract Termination

Springfield, MA – City officials in Springfield Massachusetts are dealing with the aftermath of the decision to fire the minority owned business that had been contracted to provide police ordered towing and storage of vehicles...There is litigation and allegations of racial discrimination. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New York News
11:02 am
Mon November 24, 2008

Family of New Paltz Dodges a Bullet

New Paltz, NY – At a time when social agencies are facing skyrocketing demand, local governments are struggling to maintain services...and that can lead to a standoff. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports that in one Ulster County town, a question about what's legal and what's not almost led officials to totally cut off funding to a non-profit that town officials say is a vital part of the effort to help people in need.

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The Roundtable
10:50 am
Mon November 24, 2008

David Isay - First National Day of Listening

Albany, NY – StoryCorps' David Isay speaks with Sarah LaDuke about a new holiday, The National Day of Listening.

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WAMC New York News
8:36 am
Mon November 24, 2008

Groups Call on Gov. Paterson To Fund State Park System

Representatives of various environmental groups at the Legislative Office Building in Albany, NY
November 24, 2008

Albany, NY – Six environmental groups have joined forces, calling on New York Governor David Paterson to provide a second 100-Million dollar installment in Capital funding for State Parks in next year's state budget. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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The Roundtable
8:15 am
Mon November 24, 2008

Alex Beam - Great Idea at the Time (aired 11/24/08)

Albany, NY – Boston Globe writer Alex Beam tells Joe & Sarah about his book "A Great Idea at the Time".

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Congressional Corner
8:06 am
Mon November 24, 2008

Congressional Corner with Michael Arcuri (3 of 3)

Albany, NY – NY Congressman Michael Arcuri tell Alan his thoughts on the NY Regional Interconnect power line.

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The Roundtable
8:00 am
Mon November 24, 2008

Listener Essay by Deborah Smith

Albany, NY – Listener Essayist Deborah Smith shares her family Thanksgiving in Vermont.

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