WAMC New York News
3:23 am
Tue April 15, 2008

Tax Day Protest in Albany

Albany, NY – TAX DAY - the day last-minute filers flock to post offices to mail in their returns - today they were joined in Albany by a noon-hour rally of local residents protesting what they say are "upside down priorities" of the United States. Capital District Bureau Chief was there and files this report.

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WAMC News
3:17 am
Tue April 15, 2008

Springfield School Head Will Leave In June

Springfield, MA – The Superintendent of Schools in Springfield Massachusetts, Joseph Burke, has announced he will leave the office at the end of June when his current contract is up. The decision heads off what could have been a lengthy legal battle between the elected Springfield School Committee and the appointed Springfield Finance Control Board. WAMC'sPioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New York News
2:24 am
Tue April 15, 2008

Being Fearless in a Fearful World

Manhattan, NY – In a world concerned with terrorism, war, famine, climate change and a sputtering economy, living without fear is a tall order. But that was the focus of a conference in NYC sponsored by a Dutchess county institute. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett was there.


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WAMC New York News
2:20 am
Tue April 15, 2008

Walking the Earth for Peace

Manhattan, NY – As tensions continue to climb in the Middle East, the voices of those who believe the US should pull its troops out of Iraq are growing louder. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett spoke with one peace activist who says the roots of war aren't in policy or politics - they're in us.

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10:08 am
Mon April 14, 2008

Word For The Wise #3481

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3481--04/14/08: Whose name is mud? Mudd?

Legislative Gazette
9:26 am
Mon April 14, 2008

The Legislative Gazette #815

Albany, NY – (Airs: 4/11/08 and 4/12/08) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: New York has a new $121.7 billion budget, we'll have reaction from our political observer Alan Chartock and we'll take a look at where the money is going around the state.

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Media Project
9:23 am
Mon April 14, 2008

The Media Project #880

Albany, NY – (AIRS: 3/16/08 & 3/17/08) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and WTEN Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss Katie Couric's future at CBS?, who received Pulitzers and for what, your letters and much more.

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WAMC New England News
7:33 am
Mon April 14, 2008

Inauguration held for University of Connecticut president

CT – The University of Connecticut has
inaugurated its 14th president with jazz and gospel music rather than pomp and circumstance. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:31 am
Mon April 14, 2008

Lake Champlain surpasses flood stage

Burlington, VT – Fed by spring snowmelt, Lake Champlain
has surpassed flood stage, potentially threatening lakeside homes and businesses. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:14 am
Mon April 14, 2008

Motor vehicle license plates can be checked in seconds

Middletown, NY – Middletown, NY City Police can now do in second what it would take minutes or hours to do, check motor vehicle license plates. WAMC's Hank gross has more...

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