Wilmington, NY – On Monday, New York Congressman John McHugh introduced a 4 pollutant bill in the US House designed to eliminate the acid rain emissions that damage Northeastern forests and ecosystems. The Congressman announced his intentions two days earlier in the Adirondacks with the two environmental groups that helped draft the legislation. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was there.
Albany, NY – Now that a diagnosis has been made in what is killing deer in Albany County, the disease has moved a neighboring county. Ward will have the latest. Plus, we will talk about Deer Hunting season and what impact, if any, EHD will have. I'll ask Ward about my mink sighting. Plus, we will answer your letters on such hot topics as the ethics of hunting.
Pittsfield, MA – Statistics show childhood obesity isn't a problem that kids will outgrow - overweight adolescents are 80 percent more likely to be obese in adulthood. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has more on this problem and how a number of health officials in the Berkshires believe it should be tackled;
North Adams, MA – Massachusetts democratic Senator John Kerry applauded two educational initiatives unique to the Berkshires when he visited the area on Friday. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;