Albany, NY – (AIRS 9/07/08 & 9/08/08) WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and Kingston Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss a letter about how the press vets rumors, coverage of Hurricane Gustav, your letters and much more.
Springfield MA – Springfield Massachusetts has seen a nearly 30 percent jump in mortgage foreclosures this year, according to a real estate data publisher. A national organization that advocates for the poor is organizing in Springfield to try to help people at risk of losing their homes...WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
NY – The powerful AFL-CIO labor organization is endorsing a slate of New York Assembly and Senate candidates, most of them incumbents in the majority parties. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
MA – Federal agriculture officials plan to try a method never used before in the U.S. to rid one Massachusetts city of a tree killing insect. Paul Tuthill reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.