Montpelier, VT – The Attorneys-General from ten states, including Vermont, Connecticut, Maine and New Hampshire, have written to the Federal Trade Commission asking the agency to develop standards for businesses that sell carbon offsets. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Plattsburgh, NY – The bones sit on lab benches and lined on shelves. Many appear fragile and thin, the skulls small and leg bones short and narrow. They don't appear extraordinary for an anthropology lab, but these bones are quite special. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley explains why.
Plattsburgh, NY – An anthropology lab at Plattsburgh State has a unique collection of skeletons. The second floor of the college's Ward Hall houses what may be the largest single collection of Maya bones ANYwhere. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Kingston, NY – The shooting of a black police officer by policeman from a neighboring Westchester county community has scratched open a wound that never fully heals. That's according to Ted Shaw of the NAACP legal defense and educational fund. He spoke with Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett.
White Plains, NY – The shooting of a Westchester County cop by officers from a neighboring town over the weekend has raised larger questions about race, and about attitudes that may run far deeper than we want to admit. Today Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett talks with the head of the NAACP Legal defense and educational fund.
Medford, MA – The Massachusetts Board of Education , earlier this month, unanimously selected Mitchell Dan Chester to be the commonwealth's 23rd education commissioner. It is the first time in 20 years someone from out-of-state has been selected. WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Chester.....
Albany, NY – Grassroots Groups and Housing Advocates gathered in Albany Monday to praise Governor Spitzer's 400-Million Dollar commitment to adress New York's affordable housing crisis. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
New England – Six senators from northern New England and New York asked the department of homeland security today to delay implementation of stiff new identification requirements for people entering the U.S. by land from Canada.Jill Rontey reports...