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.
Milton, VT – Vermont Governor Jim Douglas was in Milton Monday morning to announce community development grants for ten communities totaling one-point three million dollars. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Great Barrington, MA – History has shown Berkshire County to be a place where the majority of its 86,000 voters support democrats. But Republicans here are not letting history get in the way of stumping for the GOP. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Carrie Saldo, has this report.