Vox Pop
3:29 am
Tue April 29, 2008

Editorial Page 4/29/08

Albany, NY – Should cameras be allowed inside courtrooms in New York State? That topic is debated by guests Jonathan Gradess (NYSDA) and Vincent Buzard (Harris Beach PLLC.) Alan Chartock moderates the discussion.

WAMC News
1:05 am
Tue April 29, 2008

Reported cases of child abuse in MA increased

Pittsfield, MA – April is child abuse prevention month. In Massachusetts, the number of confirmed child abuse cases statewide has increased. But instances of child abuse in Berkshire County are believed to have decreased. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details

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The Roundtable
12:38 am
Tue April 29, 2008

Steve Lopez- The Soloist (aired 4/29/08)

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with award winning journalist and author, Steve Lopez about his book "The Soloist". This story started as a column for the L.A. Times and later became a nonfiction novel about the musician Nathanial Aires,who is now suffering from a mental illness.

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WAMC New York News
11:08 am
Mon April 28, 2008

Marketing 'Grown in NY' Amid Growing Pressures

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Hudson Valley, NY – The cost of fuel and fertilizer is going up with blinding speed and that's putting the squeeze on New York agriculture. Plus there's new competition from growers on the other side of the country. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports the state and its farmers are looking for creative ways to market goods grown in NY .

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Legislative Gazette
9:30 am
Mon April 28, 2008

The Legislative Gazette #817

Albany, NY – (Airs: 4/25/08 and 4/26/08) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: two state commissions are due to release reports that could help lower the state's highest in the nation property taxes, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on a new poll showing John McCain making in-roads among New York voters, and there's a new handbook that
details a water quality action plan for the Adirondacks.

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Media Project
9:26 am
Mon April 28, 2008

The Media Project #882

Albany, NY – (AIRS: 4/27/08 & 4/28/08) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and WTEN Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss your letters, Rupert Murdoch's quest to own Newsday and get an FCC waiver, and the Columbia Journalism Review's Russert Watch.

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WAMC New York News
7:19 am
Mon April 28, 2008

Ithaca to take dog census

Ithaca, NY – How many dogs are there in Ithaca? Officials in the central New York town are holding a contest where residents can try to guess. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:15 am
Mon April 28, 2008

NY-based Eos Airlines to cease operations

PURCHASE, N.Y. – New York-based business class-only Eos
Airlines says it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will cease operations by today. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:13 am
Mon April 28, 2008

Funeral arrangements have been finalized for Jonathon Cote

Buffalo, NY – Funeral arrangements have been finalized
for Jonathon Cote, the kidnapped security contractor whose body was found in Iraq on April 19.WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:03 am
Mon April 28, 2008

Prices drop on single-family homes in New York's Hudson Valley

udson Valley and Catskills, NY – As the number of existing single-family homes sold in New York's Hudson Valley and Catskills continued to drop in March, so did their prices. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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