Albany, NY – It's always great to get response from listeners and this week you certainly have made yourselves heard. We have plenty of letters and Ward's sage responses will range from beavers to bears. We also have some questions about ticks and Ward will have some tips on avoiding those pesky parasites. After that, Ward and Andy discuss the spoiling of perfectly good walks; how gold courses can affect the environment. Finally they'll get to the entire multitude of creatures that are returning to our yards this time of year.
Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock is joined by Lee Miringoff, Director of the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion. Miringoff talks about recent polling data showing New York voters are unhappy about the slowing economy and rising gas prices. We'll find out what New Yorkers think about Governor David Paterson so far. They'll also talk about presidential politics and the 2008 elections.
Colchester, VT – Green Mountain Power has announced a plan they hope will get more people to invest in solar energy. The utility plans to pay customers that produce solar power. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Pittsfield, MA – Pittsfield is the latest community in Massachusetts to gain support from the Patrick administration and have an economic growth district identified within it. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;
Hudson Valley, NY – Political pundits are predicting Barack Obama will soon wrap up the Democratic nomination. As this campaign has continued, superdelegates have watched closely and some have begun to move to Obama's side. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett spoke with two New York superdelegates, both of whome say they're sticking with Hillary Clinton until she says it's over.