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The Book Show
8:16 am
Mon January 28, 2008

The Book Show #1018

Albany, NY – Historian Marcus Rediker's new book "The Slave Ship: A Human History" brings to life the devastating story of the lives of those--black and white--who crossed the Atlantic over four hundred years on the "floating dungeons."

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WAMC New England News
7:59 am
Mon January 28, 2008

Hillary Rodham Clinton to make campaign stop in Springfield

Springfield, MA – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is making a visit to Springfield to discuss her economic stimulus plan. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New England News
7:29 am
Mon January 28, 2008

Kennedys to endorse Barack Obama for president

Providence, RI – Representative Patrick Kennedy of Rhode
Island will be joining his father, Massachusetts Senator Edward Kennedy, in endorsing Barack Obama for president. WAMC's Sarah LaDuke has details...

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WAMC New York News
7:27 am
Mon January 28, 2008

FAA Considers Job Transfer

NY – Senator Charles Schumer says the Federal
Aviation Administration is considering transferring nearly 100 engineering jobs from the region's three major airports within the
months.

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WAMC New York News
7:27 am
Mon January 28, 2008

So long lab rats? Researchers seek animal test alternative

Troy, NY – The lab rat of the future may have no whiskers and no tail -- or even be a rat at all. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:27 am
Mon January 28, 2008

Low Cost Medications for Poor Countries.

New Haven, MA – A New Haven-based organization that
represents Connecticut's biotech industry is turningits talents to developing low cost medications for poor countries.

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WAMC New England News
7:25 am
Mon January 28, 2008

Courant backs Clinton for Democratic nomination

Hartford, CT – The Hartford Courant has endorsed Sen.
Hillary Rodham Clinton in her bid for the Democratic nomination for president, saying she is more seasoned and better prepared than her principal rival, Illinois Sen. Barack Obama. Sarah LaDuke reports...

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WAMC New York News
7:23 am
Mon January 28, 2008

State comptroller opposes Toll hikes

Buffalo, NY – The New York state comptroller says the
Thruway Authority should call off a toll hike that the agency planned to apply in July. Sarah LaDuke has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:03 am
Mon January 28, 2008

Woman Apparently Jumped from a Moving Car

Albany, NY – State Police are still investigating the
death of an Albany woman who apparently jumped from a moving car on the Thruway late Friday night, and was then run over by another car.

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WAMC New York News
6:55 am
Mon January 28, 2008

Girl dies after 33ft fall

Port Jervis, NY – A 15-year-old girl died this weekend
after she and an 18-year-old companion fell through a domed
skylight at an elementary school in Orange County.

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