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WAMC New York News
12:17 pm
Wed October 27, 2004

Northern NY Candidates Face Off in Series of Debates

Plattsburgh, NY – A series of debates was taped Tuesday in Plattsburgh between the key Assembly and Congressional races in northern New York. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was one of the panelists for the Mountain Lake PBS candidates forum and has an overview.

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WAMC New York News
12:15 pm
Wed October 27, 2004

KB Struggles As Toy Industry Shifts

Pittsfield, MA – Berkshire Country-based KB Toys announced yesterday it will close more than 100 more stores as part of its plan to emerge from bankruptcy. As we head into the holiday season, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Kelly Wilkinson reports that the toy business is still an industry in flux.

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WAMC New York News
11:45 am
Wed October 27, 2004

Albany County DA Race - Paul Clyne

Albany, NY – In Albany County New York, there's a three way race of Albany County District Attorney that will be decided on election day. Over the past few days we've been talking to the men running for that office. The Roger Cusick is running on the Republican and Conservative party lines, the incumbent Paul Clyne is running on the Independence party line, and David Soares is the Democratic candidate. Joe Donahue spoke with Clyne on Monday about the DA race.

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WAMC New York News
11:45 am
Wed October 27, 2004

Albany County DA Race - Roger Cusick

Albany, NY – In Albany County New York, there's a three way race of Albany County District Attorney that will be decided on election day. Over the past few days we've been talking to the men running for that office. The Roger Cusick is running on the Republican and Conservative party lines, the incumbent Paul Clyne is running on the Independence party line, and David Soares is the Democratic candidate. Joe Donahue spoke with Cusick yesterday in our studios.

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WAMC New York News
11:45 am
Wed October 27, 2004

Albany County DA Race - David Soares

Albany, NY – In Albany County New York, there's a three way race of Albany County District Attorney that will be decided on election day. Over the past few days we've been talking to the men running for that office. The Roger Cusick is running on the Republican and Conservative party lines, the incumbent Paul Clyne is running on the Independence party line, and David Soares is the Democratic candidate. Joe Donahue spoke with Soares this afternoon.

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WAMC New York News
3:17 pm
Tue October 26, 2004

eBay Pulls Bush Integrity Item from Site

Gardiner, NY – eBay officials have removed an item from their auction site that was posted by a Hudson Valley resident. An Ulster County man was testing the waters to see if President Bush's integrity would carry a price tag. More from WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne.

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WAMC New York News
1:04 pm
Tue October 26, 2004

Workers Center In Albany

Albany, NY – The Capital District Workers Center in Albany is now open. It is a place for low-wage earners, but as WAMC's Brian
Shields reports, the center is also run by low-wage workers.

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WAMC New York News
1:02 pm
Tue October 26, 2004

Bishop Attacks Holyoke Condom Policy

Holyoke, MA – A decision to make condoms available in public schools in one Western Massachusetts city is getting more attention after the Springfield bishop attacked the program. As WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Kelly Wilkinson reports, giving teenagers access to condoms in school is a polarizing issue. And it can be clouded by studies that show mixed results from different policies.

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WAMC New York News
4:41 pm
Mon October 25, 2004

Romney Campaigns for Bush in Granite State

Dover, NH – Massachusetts Republican Governor Mitt Romney campaigned for President George Bush today in New Hampshire. He's one of many surrogates each side is using in the final stretch of the presidential campaign. More from WAMC's Kelly Wilkinson.

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WAMC New York News
4:39 pm
Mon October 25, 2004

Most NY Candidates Ignore Issues Survey

Plattsburgh, NY – Project Vote Smart has released the results of its National Political Awareness Test. It's a state-by-state survey of all candidates questioning them on relevant issues. This year, candidates for office in New York all but ignored answering the questions that Project Vote Smart says voters want answers to. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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