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WAMC New York News
7:51 am
Fri September 5, 2008

Bruno warns Obama is just like Spitzer

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Albany, NY – Former New York Senate leader Joe Bruno is stepping out of political retirement. And he's warning Republicans at the national convention that Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama is just like disgraced Governor Eliot Spitzer. WAMC's Dave Lucas reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
7:48 am
Fri September 5, 2008

Lawsuit challenging Catskill resort dismissed

Catskill, NY – A lawsuit challenging a major Catskill Mountains resort has been dismissed in trial court. Details from WAMC's Dave Lucas. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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WAMC New York News
7:19 am
Fri September 5, 2008

Well testing plan vetoed

Dutchess County, NY – Dutchess County, NY County Executive William Steinhaus Thursday vetoed the county legislature's well testing law. In a terse one page veto message to lawmakers, he wrote the law would have been a costly big brother government mandate. WAMC's Jill rontey has more.

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Election 2008
7:02 am
Fri September 5, 2008

Orange County delegate says McCain is the right man for the job

Orange County, NY – Senator John McCain Thursday night delivered his acceptance speech as the Republican Party's nominee for President and he proved he is the right man for the job. That assessment came from Ruben Estrada of Orange County, NY, a delegate to the convention. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.

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The Roundtable
6:13 am
Fri September 5, 2008

Mick Yurch and Tim Meany

Albany, NY – The Roundtable Hosts speak with Mick Yurch and Tim Meany about the upcoming Saratoga Wine and Food Festival.

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WAMC New York News
4:18 am
Fri September 5, 2008

Albany Common Council Supports NYS Pay Equity Bill

Albany, NY – This week Albany Common Council members called for state legislators to pass a bill to end the wage gap affecting primarily women and minorities.

Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports

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WAMC News
4:15 am
Fri September 5, 2008

Hoop Hall Of Fame Inducts New Members

Springfield, MA – This is a big weekend in Springfield Massachusetts. New members are being inducted into the basketball hall of fame. It is also a big weekend for the drive by city leaders to forge closer ties with the hall of fame as they look to boost the city's tourism economy...WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....

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Vox Pop
3:24 am
Fri September 5, 2008

Gardening 9/5/08

Albany, NY – Gardening is our topic today. We welcome Fred Breglia, Greg Ward and Dorthe Hviid. Bob Barrett hosts.

Election 2008
2:35 am
Fri September 5, 2008

Veeps Are Stars This Week, But Not for Long

Albany, NY – Major attention has been paid to the vice presidential nominees these past two weeks of political conventions, but the real attention for the next two months will rest on John McCain and Barack Obama, according to pollster John Zogby.

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Election 2008
2:32 am
Fri September 5, 2008

Sen. Martinez Says Latino Vote, Evolving GOP Message Crucial for November Win

Albany, NY – Florida Senator and former Chairman of the GOP Mel Martinez says John McCain must capture the Latino vote to win in November. Martinez also said that McCain represents the future of the Republican Party and the evolving message of the party.

"The Hispanic vote in our country is spread out over some very key parts of the country," Martinez said.

"Doing well [with Latinos] is really important as part of the formula for victory," he added.

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