Springfield, MA – Officials in Springfield Massachusetts report a dramatic drop in the number of homeless people living on the streets and in shelters...WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
Montpelier, VT – More than 30 states, including Vermont, are seeing the dismantlement of their Advisory Committees to the US Commission on Civil Rights. Over the last two years, Vermont Committee members have been term-limited out and no new members have been approved by federal authorities. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – Alan Chartock is joined by New York State Assembly Minority Leader Jim Tedisco. Alan, Jim and our listeners parse the results of the Super Tuesday primaries and try to figure out what it portends for the future.
New York, Massachusetts, Vermont – Institutions of higher, secondary, and primary education, communities, and a number of organizations across the country plan to Focus the Nation on combating climate change. And WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has this look at some of events happening in this region;
Albany, NY – Host Dr. Philip E. Stieg welcomes Dr. David Hajjar, Dean of the Cornell University Graduate School of Medical Sciences as well as a distinguished medical investigator. They'll talk about how the federal government carries out medical research and whether the new research systems are actually leading to better health. They'll talk about how research into cancer and heart disease has changed peoples lives and what new scientific breakthroughs might be coming in the near future.
Hudson Valley, NY – Absentee votes are still being counted, but officials say voter turnout was good and excitement was high as New Yorkers headed to the polls yesterday. The outcome mirrored overall Super Tuesday results...despite some confusion and hitches. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.