The Roundtable
2:09 am
Thu August 21, 2008

Mike Berenstain - The Berenstain Bears' Big Bedtime Book (aired 8/21/08)

Albany, NY – Children's book author Mike Berenstain speaks with Katie Britton about the Berenstain Bear series, the franchise as a whole, and of course how his parents, Jan & Stan Berenstain, created the Bear family down a sunny dirt road.

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WAMC Speakers Corner
1:04 am
Thu August 21, 2008

In Conversation with... James Barba

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Albany, NY –

Alan Chartock is joined by James Barba, President and C.E.O. of Albany Medical Center to talk about the history of Albany Medical Center.

James Barba is president and chief executive officer of Albany Medical Center. In these capacities, he oversees the medical education, biomedical research and patient care activities of northeastern New York's only academic health sciences center.

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WAMC New York News
11:57 am
Wed August 20, 2008

Northway Wireless Tower Construction Begins

Albany, NY – Construction has begun on the first of a series of cell phone towers that Verizon Wireless will erect along the Adirondack Northway.

Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC New York News
11:54 am
Wed August 20, 2008

Welcome to Shirley - A Cautionary Tale for Indian Point?

Long Island, NY – As the Nuclear Regulatory commission considers the relicensing application of the Indian Point nuclear power plant, a woman who grew up near a nuclear research facility is advising caution. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett has more.

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WAMC New York News
11:47 am
Wed August 20, 2008

Warnings About "Gas Drilling Lottery"

Hudson Valley, NY – The gas drilling gold rush that has swept west across the country is causing concern about the drinking water of major cities, while land owners are being told to not be blinded by the promises of big money. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.

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The Roundtable
10:43 am
Wed August 20, 2008

Maestro Charles Dutoit (aired 8/20/08)

Albany, NY – Joe Donahue speaks with Maestro Charles Dutoit about his upcoming performance with the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center.

The Book Show
10:24 am
Wed August 20, 2008

The Book Show #1048

Albany, NY – Paul Auster's new novel "Man in the Dark" concerns a dark night of the soul in which a man tells himself a story to keep from confronting his own unhappiness.

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WAMC New York News
7:32 am
Wed August 20, 2008

deputy sheriff indicted for fraudulent disability claim

Orange County, NY – A 40-year-old Orange County, NY deputy sheriff has been indicted by a county grand jury on 43 counts related to her disability claim where she maintained she could not work and collected over $50,000. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New York News
7:29 am
Wed August 20, 2008

Federal detainees move to Orange County jail

Orange County, NY – The first of the federal detainees to be housed under a contract with Orange County, NY at its county jail in Goshen were moved in on Tuesday. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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WAMC New York News
7:26 am
Wed August 20, 2008

Detailed forum on natural gas drilling held

Sullivan County, NY – A bit over 5,000 acres are already under natural gas drilling leases, in Western Sullivan County, NY, according to county Planning Commissioner Dr. William Pammer, who introduced a highly detailed forum on the topic. About 400 people attended the more than three-hour session in Lake Huntington. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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