Albany, NY – Host Alan Chartock is joined by Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News. They'll talk about Governor David Paterson's plan to cut state spending, politicians using state police for political gain, and which party stands to gain the most from the November elections. They'll also talk about how Governor Paterson differs from Eliot Spitzer and much more.
Albany, NY – Stories of the enterprising adventurer Nellie Bly did a lot for women who wanted to enter journalism - but the fact remained that until recently, media was a male-dominated field. In broadcast, women often got stuck in the role of weather girl and traffic reporter.
Springfield – The police department in Springfield Massachusetts and Mayor Domenic Sarno have announced another high profile attack on crime. The police department's street crime unit is being reactivated. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports......
Burlington, VT – Progressive Party Gubernatorial Candidate Anthony Pollina dispelled rumors about his campaign on Thursday. At a lunch time rally in Burlington yesterday, he told supporters he's staying in the Vermont governor's race. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Pittsfield, MA – The owners of a Pittsfield, Massachusetts restaurant, hailed by city officials as a key to the city's downtown revitalization, were unable to keep it open for business. However, as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo reports, they've developed a new plan for opening the space and keeping it in compliance with the parameters of a city tax break;
Albany, NY – (AIRS 6/01/08 & 6/02/08) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and Kingston Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss the just published tell-all book by former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan, declining media coverage of the Iraq War and much more.