Albany, NY – Faced with the reality that one of its schools would appear on a state blacklist, the city of Albany decided to close Philip Livingston Middle School. But that's not where the story ends. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Washington, DC – The website Congress-dot-org has put out it's power rankings for the U.S. House and Senate. According to this list, senators from the Northeast are wielding considerable power. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Springfield, MA – Baystate Health is going 100 percent smokefree. Starting next week the health care company will forbid smoking anywhere on the grounds of the three hospitals it owns in Western Massachusetts as well as at hospices and medical practices BayState Health operates. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports..
Albany, NY – It's a damp edition of the Science Forum. The scientists tackle questions about water filtration, rainy weather's effect on VHF radio propagation, and why damp weather can lead to aches and pains. Brian Shields hosts.
Albany, NY – In a move to make the Capital City of New York State more visitor-friendly, Albany Mayor Jerry Jennings announced a new ordinance designed to reign in towing companies. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.