Vox Pop
3:39 am
Mon August 18, 2008

Medical Monday 8/18/08

Albany, NY – Glenn Busby pinch hits for Alan Chartock in the host's chair. The topic this week is "Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease." Glenn's guest is Dr. Mark Nelson.

WAMC New York News
3:28 am
Mon August 18, 2008

Advocates Urge Lawmakers: End Poverty in NYS

Albany, NY – An advocacy group is calling on state lawmakers to pledge to end poverty in New York State. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC New York News
3:02 am
Mon August 18, 2008

Heating Fuel Roulette

Hudson Valley, NY – Gas prices are higher than they were last year, but they've dropped considerably in just the past few weeks. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports that's creating headaches for fuel oil customers and companies trying to plan for the winter.

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WAMC News
2:59 am
Mon August 18, 2008

State Grants Go To Workforce Development

Springfield, MA – The administration of Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has awarded grants totaling more than one and one quarter million dollars to implement a new workforce development plan for the greater Springfield area. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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The Best of Our Knowledge
12:41 am
Mon August 18, 2008

The Best of Our Knowledge # 935

Albany, NY – PRESIDENTIAL SERIES:
VASSAR PRESIDENT, CATHARINE BOND HILL, Pt. 2 of 2

USING THE ENDOWMENT TO REDUCE STUDENT DEBT BURDEN -

A report by ACE, the American Council on Education, indicates an upcoming wave of turnover in college presidents. ACE surveyed nearly 3,400 college presidents and found nearly half were at least 60 years or older. This compares to their same survey 20 years ago that found only 14% over 60 years of age.

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Congressional Corner
12:07 am
Mon August 18, 2008

Congressional Corner with John McHugh (part 4 of 6 aired 8/14/08)

Albany, NY – Alan Chartock speaks with New York Congressman John McHugh about offshore drilling.

Congressional Corner
12:07 am
Mon August 18, 2008

Congressional Corner with John McHugh (part 5 of 6 aired 8/15/08)

Albany, NY – Alan Chartock speaks with New York Congressman John McHugh about the Clean Air Interstate Rule.

Capitol Connection
3:11 am
Sat August 16, 2008

The Capitol Connection #833

Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock is joined by New York State Medicaid Inspector General, James Sheehan. They'll talk about efforts to recover the tens of millions of dollars lost each year to Medicaid fraud. They'll also talk about Governor David Paterson's proposal to reduce Medicaid funding and what effect the cuts might have. Sheehan shares some of the worst cases of fraud he's seen and explains why the state spends so much money on Medicaid.

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WAMC News
11:52 am
Fri August 15, 2008

Petition Filed with EPA to Require Vermont to Comply with Clean Water Act

Montpelier, VT – The Conservation Law Foundation has submitted a petition to the federal Environmental Protection Agency asking that the federal agency step in and replace the state of Vermont's water quality programs related to Lake Champlain; or mandate compliance with the Clean Water Act. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
11:45 am
Fri August 15, 2008

New York State Loses Jobs in July

Albany, NY – THE NEW YORK STATE ECONOMY HAS LOST JOBS FOR A FIFTH MONTH THIS YEAR Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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