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The Vermont Legislature wants feedback on its legislative website and suggestions for improving it.

West Point officials are telling the school's Hudson Valley neighbors that cadet training this summer might get noisy sometimes.

The U.S. Military Academy says nearby residents might occasionally hear summer training activities this month through August. That includes artillery firing, weapons training and demolitions.

Residents also can expect to see and hear low-flying helicopters, especially during air assault school, for most of the first three weeks of June.

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(Airs 5/24 & 5/25) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week's show they talk about the mental health of journalists, the state of the news media in 2015, a billionaire possibly buying the New York Daily News, and much more.


As the warm weather arrives and summer tourism season begins, a leading conservation and preservation organization in Massachusetts is showcasing many of its properties.  The Trustees of Reservations owns beaches, forests, and parklands, as well as several cultural treasures.  WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with the organization’s president Barbara Erickson.

Sheehey Furlong & Behm

President Barack Obama has nominated Burlington lawyer Eric Miller to serve as the next U.S. attorney for Vermont.

Lucas Willard

New York state has bought a more than 1,400-acre nature preserve to protect water quality in Lake George and a major tributary.

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This week, Bob Berman talks about the color of stars and begs the question, what color is the sun?

A black bear appears to be making rounds in New York's suburban Rockland County.

New York State Police are continuing to keep a close eye on an outdoor electronic music festival. They've now made several driving while intoxicated as well as drug arrests.

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A ceremony is being held on Memorial Day at the grave that a New York historical group says contains the oldest known remains of unknown soldiers in the United States.