Upstate NY – America's wind energy boom has largely bypassed the densely populated Northeast. But the region's trying to catch up. Recently, Maine issued more wind project permits than the rest of New England combined. Rhode Island's getting in the game with a vow to generate 15% of it's electricity from wind power.
Albany, NY – In Elin Hilderbrand's newest novel, she takes summer reading to the next level. In "A Summer Affair" we get everything from cheating wives, spoiled husbands, big secrets, and of course happy endings.
Saint Paul, MN – New York delegates at the Republican National Convention cooled their heels and hoped that the hurricane would not be as destructive as originally predicted, so that they could get back to the business of selecting their candidates for President and Vice President. Meanwhile, they digested news that VP candidate Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's teenaged daughter is pregnant. WAMC's Karen DeWitt reports.
Montgomery, NY – Three residents of the Town of Montgomery, NY have provided legal notice to the town, the state Department of Environmental Conservation and other state and federal agencies that they will sue in federal court and seek to force compliance and seek penalties if the town does not stop violating the Clean Water Action. WAMC's Hank Gross has more.
Sullivan County, NY – It has been only about six weeks since three local groups began their efforts to green Sullivan County, NY through the distribution of reusable bags and in that time, they have handed out 6,000 of them.
MA – The life sciences industry in Massachusetts is getting a major boost with three companies expanding operations in the state. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Manhattan,NY – Police say a Pace University student has been found dead in his New York City apartment, apparently strangled with an electrical cord. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.