WAMC New York News
12:04 am
Fri April 4, 2008

"Strange Culture" Screening in Troy

Albany, NY – A SUNY Buffalo Professor accused of bioterrorism is in the Capital Region tonight for a screening of a movie about his plight... Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports

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WAMC New York News
11:25 am
Thu April 3, 2008

Village of Monticello Considers Merger as Raceway Moves

Monticello, NY – The man known as the Donald Trump of Westchester is looking for the state to sweeten the deal as he prepares to build a gambling resort in Sullivan County. And the village that thought it was getting a casino is considering merging its services with the town to cut costs. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.


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WAMC News
11:18 am
Thu April 3, 2008

Vermont Among States Suing to Force EPA to Respond to Supreme Court Ruling

Montpelier, VT – Attorneys General from 17 states, including Vermont, New York and Massachusetts; and several environmental groups, are taking the EPA back to court in an attempt to force the agency to comply with a U-S Supreme Court ruling that rebuked the Bush Administration for inaction on global warming. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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Performance Place
10:56 am
Thu April 3, 2008

Chris Willhelm

Alban;y – Chris Willhelm joins Howard at The Linda in this Performance Place.

WAMC News
9:44 am
Thu April 3, 2008

IDA's for artists

North Adams, MA – A financial assistance program for artists is being launched in the Berkshires. And as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports its program administrators believe it is one-of-a-kind;

Information sessions will be held April 14, at 5:30 p.m. at the Lictenstein Center for the Arts, 28 Renne Avenue in Pittsfield, and April 17, at 5:30, in North Adams at Gallery 51, 51 Main Street.

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WAMC New York News
7:17 am
Thu April 3, 2008

NY lawmakers keeping prisons open, troopers in schools

Albany, NY – State lawmakers have agreed to keep troopers
in schools and to keep open some medium and minimum security prisons targeted for closing to save money. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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WAMC New England News
7:15 am
Thu April 3, 2008

UMass to ban vehicles from parts of Amherst campus

Amherst, MA – Portions of the UMass-Amherst campus may
seem a bit quieter in the future. As of Sunday, the school will be banning motor vehicles from portions of the campus in an effort to make it safer and more attractive for pedestrians. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...

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6:48 am
Thu April 3, 2008

Word For The Wise #3474

Albany – Word For The Wise #3474--04/03/08: You and me, we'll go 'round and 'round...

WAMC New York News
5:19 am
Thu April 3, 2008

Health Department Campaigns to Remove Tobacco Products From Supermarkets

Schenectady, N.Y. – The New York State Health Department has joined anti-smoking groups in an advertising campaign aimed at getting supermarkets across the state to stop selling tobacco products. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC News
3:34 am
Thu April 3, 2008

Springfield Hosts Developers Conference

Springfield, MA – The city of Springfield Massachusetts rolled out the red carpet for developers today in hopes of continuing the city's economic turn-a-round. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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