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WAMC New York News
2:41 pm
Thu March 27, 2003

NY Approves Strictest Acid Rain Regs in Nation

Plattsburgh, NY – The New York State Environmental Review Board approved strict new regulations Wednesday that will restrict acid rain emissions in the state.
More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.

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WAMC New York News
2:24 pm
Thu March 27, 2003

Classes Cancelled for Simon's Rock Teach-In

Great Barrington, MA – Classes were cancelled yesterday at Simon's Rock of Bard College in Great Barrington for a student organized teach-in. The day consisted of discussion groups on a variety of subjects from "Race and U.S. Foreign Policy" to "Breaking Down the Movement: An Exploration of Anti-War forces". Berkshire Bureau Chief Arlen Cellana was there and files this report.

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WAMC New York News
1:16 pm
Thu March 27, 2003

Actor Supports NY Stem Cell Research

Albany, NY – New York may become the second state in the U.S. to allow stem cell research and therapeutic cloning , which the federal
government has refused to allow. The bill, which recently passed one house of the legislature, is controversial but it also has the support of a well-known actor. WAMC's Brian Shields reports.

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WAMC New York News
11:29 am
Thu March 27, 2003

Bard Islam Prof Denied Tenure

Annendale on Hudson, NY – A Bard religion professor who's been active in speaking out about Islam in the Hudson Valley has been denied tenure. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Lisa Phillips reports.

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WAMC New York News
12:53 pm
Wed March 26, 2003

Injured Workers Protest In Albany

Albany, NY – Hundreds of workers who were injured on the job, or hurt during
the attack of 9/11 in NYC , came to Albany to protest. They say
the Pataki administration is cutting health care and workers
compensation at a time when it is needed the most. WAMC's Brian Shields reports.

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WAMC New York News
10:04 am
Wed March 26, 2003

Highway Cited:Terror Concern to Nudge Assembly Action

Plattsburgh, NY – An anti-terrorism bill was passed last month in the NYS Senate, but has yet to see movement in the Assembly. At a stop in Queensbury yesterday, Lieutenant Governor Mary Donahue pressed for Assembly action, and pointed to the Adirondack Northway as an example of a potential pipeline for terror activity that could be better monitored if the bill is passed More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.

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WAMC New York News
4:28 pm
Tue March 25, 2003

Middle East Leaders And The War.

Albany, NY – While there has been protests in the U.S. and around the world against the war in Iraq, there has been a conspicuous silence among the leaders of many countries in the Middle East. WAMC's Brian Shields reports.

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WAMC New York News
1:59 pm
Tue March 25, 2003

National Shrine of Divine Mercy Prays for Peace.

Stockbridge, MA – Everyday, for the last 70 years, the bells have rung on Eden Hill in Stockbridge at the Marian Fathers' National Shrine of Divine Mercy. Those bells have taken on added significance now that our country is at war and Father David Lord, rector of the National Shrine, has invited all who hear them to pray for peace and calm in the world. Berkshire Bureau Chief Arlen Cellana spoke with Father Lord and asked him how the Marian Fathers view this war.

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WAMC New York News
10:35 am
Tue March 25, 2003

War Axes Some School Trips

Plattsburgh NY – The war with Iraq is prompting some Vermont schools to reconsider school trips. More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.

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WAMC New York News
10:16 am
Tue March 25, 2003

24 Hr Air Patrols Don't Satisfy Indian Point Critics

Buchanan, NY – 24 hour air patrols have resumed in the skies over New York City - and the Hudson Valley's Indian Point nuclear power plant. But plant critics say that won't be enough to protect the plant from a terrorist attack. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Lisa Phillips reports.

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