New York News

WAMC New York News
11:08 am
Tue April 8, 2003

Nurse's Shortage Focus On New Project

Albany, NY – Plans have been announced for a new center in Albany that will
work to solve a problem facing hospitals and health care facilities
across the country. The shortage of nurses. WAMC's Brian Shields
reports.

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WAMC New York News
10:05 am
Tue April 8, 2003

72 Hour Reprieve In Refugee Housing Debate

Plattsburgh, NY – The Clinton County Health Department backed off on a demand that the local Salvation Army apply for special permits to house transient refugees. The permit debate is occurring at a time when the Salvation Army is anticipating a large influx of people waiting to immigrate to Canada.
More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.

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WAMC New York News
2:39 pm
Mon April 7, 2003

Anti-Semitism Down in New York State

Monticello, NY – The number of anti-Semitic incidents in New York state last year fell by about 25 percent from 2001. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Lisa Phillips reports.

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WAMC New York News
1:32 pm
Mon April 7, 2003

Disability Summit in VT features 60 Minutes Anchor

Burlington, VT – The 3rd annual Governor's Summit on the Employment of People with Disabilities is being held in Burlington today. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was there to hear the keynote speaker - 60 Minutes' Mike Wallace - talk about his experience with clinical depression.

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WAMC New York News
4:42 pm
Fri April 4, 2003

Record NY Lottery Revenues Spur Concerns

Plattsburgh, NY – The New York State Lottery has announced record sales in the past fiscal year.
Advocates for problem gamblers say the record lottery sales reflect a growing problem for compulsive players.
North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley spoke to a problem gambling counselor.

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WAMC New York News
12:26 pm
Fri April 4, 2003

New York Affirmative Action Poll

Albany, NY – The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments this week in a case that
could determine the fate of affirmative action programs at colleges
and universities across the country. The case is a challenge to the
University of Michigan's policy of using race as a factor in admissions.
A new poll suggests New Yorkers support affirmative action compared
to thr rest of the nation. WAMC's Brian Shields reports

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WAMC New York News
9:16 am
Fri April 4, 2003

Travel Jitters Bad News, Good News for Hudson Valley

Millbrook, NY – The war on Iraq is causing jitters in many sectors of the national economy, including tourism, a big source of revenue for the Hudson Valley. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Lisa Phillips takes a look at whether the region's travel and resort businesses are feeling the pinch.

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WAMC New York News
3:38 pm
Thu April 3, 2003

Sharon Playhouse Benefit to Help Youtheatre

Sharon, CT – Tri-Arts at the Sharon Playhouse will hold its annual gala benefit this Saturday night at the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Connecticut. The evening's performance "Comedy Tonight" will benefit the non-profit's summer youth program and features local talent and well-known television and film stars. Berkshire Bureau Chief Arlen Cellana provides this preview.

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WAMC New York News
1:24 pm
Thu April 3, 2003

2 Suspected SARS Cases in Hudson Valley

Kingston, NY – Two Mid-Hudson Valley residents may have Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. It's the first sign of the disease in the region. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Lisa Phillips reports.

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WAMC New York News
1:01 pm
Thu April 3, 2003

Dean Fundraising Surpasses Quarterly Goal

Burlington, VT – Presidential candidate and former VT Governor Howard Dean has exceeded his 1st quarter fund-raising goal by a million dollars.
More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.

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