WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Germanwings plane crash, New York State budget negotiations, and ethics reform.
Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:
Cloudy with rain and snow showers this morning, and a few rain showers this afternoon Highs in the lower 40's.
Mostly cloudy tonight. Lows in the mid 20's.
Mostly cloudy, breezy and cold with snow showers tomorrow. Highs in the lower 30's.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Thursday announced one of the largest-ever private donations in the history of the state park system. As WAMC’s Allison Dunne tells us, the donation is from David Rockefeller.
In the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, Kentucky bested West Virginia 78-39, Notre Dame topped Wichita State 78-65, Wisconsin beat North Carolina 79-72, and it was Arizona over Xavier 68-60.
Catch up with The Academic Minute from 3.23 - 3.27
The Vermont House has advanced legislation to raise $35 million in new taxes by limiting deductions from the state income tax.
Governor Charlie Baker’s administration has given the green light to scenic rail in the northern Berkshires.
Authorities say they've charged a 55-year-old man in the slaying of a woman whose body was found at a former psychiatric center in the Hudson Valley.
The Vermont Senate this afternoon passed a bill that sets new restrictions on gun ownership. The battle lines are being drawn ahead of House debate.
A Skidmore College student found responsible for a sexual assault and whose readmission hearing sparked protest on campus and elsewhere has had his suspension extended by two years.