Colchester, VT – Green Mountain Power officials announced a plan Monday that they say focuses the future of energy in Vermont on renewables and reduces the state's dependance on nuclear power. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
High Falls, NY – A California court has ruled gay marriages are legal and New York says it will recognize those marriages. Hudson Valley couple Jay Blotcher and Brook Garrett recently returned from California and are now legally married. They met our Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett at a coffee shop this weekend and talked about what that means to them.
Albany, NY – (Airs: 7/25/08 and 7/26/08) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: the Governor meets with his cabinet to talk about the looming state deficit, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on former Senate Majority Leader Bruno's new job, and Environmental groups say PCBs found in drinking water confirms the need for dredging the Hudson.
Albany, NY – (AIRS 7/27/08 & 7/28/08) WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and Kingston Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss media coverage of the presidential campaign and much more.
MA – Crews are cleaning up in several western Massachusetts communities after the latest violent storm to hit the region. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Albany, NY – There have been a lot of strong storms across the region this past week, and several inches of rain have fallen. Andy asks Ward how all of this tempestuous activity has affected wildlife. Ward will give us an update on the bat die-off that has been plaguing the region recently, as well as some other mysterious animal deaths. And as always, we have your letters. Today, Ward will answer questions regarding some curious foxes, strange mushrooms and what goes into being a wildlife pathologist.