local economies http://wamc.org en Vox Pop : Open Forum - Casinos : 7/2/13 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-open-forum-casinos-7213 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today casino operator </span>Mohegan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Sun unveiled a new architectural design for its proposed casino in Palmer, Massachusetts. The project would include a 250,000 square-foot casino, two hotels, retail space, a conference center, an outdoor pavilion, and an indoor-outdoor water park.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 17:30:00 +0000 68334 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Open Forum - Casinos : 7/2/13 Jim Allen - New York Apple Association http://wamc.org/post/jim-allen-new-york-apple-association <p>If you are hoping to go apple picking this fall, you may want to call ahead to make sure your favorite orchard is open.</p><p>As reported by the <a href="http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Slim-pickings-for-area-s-apple-crop-3811445.php">Times Union</a>, some capital region orchards will not be open to those looking for ‘pick-your-own’ this year due to heavily reduced crop yields following unseasonable weather over the last six months.</p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 16:10:00 +0000 46333 at http://wamc.org