Holyoke, MA – Members of a statewide coalition in Massachusetts are seeking a robust increase in the 2009 state budget to fund programs that address domestic violence and sexual assault. ...WAMC s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
Burlington, VT – Vermont Governor Jim Douglas was at Fletcher Allen Health Care Tuesday to sign into law a bill that is intended to increase the number of women getting mammographies. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – Sue Halpern joins Joe and Sarah to fill them in on the updates in memory research - we'll see if they can remember what they learned! Sue Halpern's new book is called "Can't Remember What I Forgot: The Good News from the Front Lines of Memory Research."
Pittsfield, MA – An education consultant says the consolidation of Pittsfield's two high schools will be the most beneficial for students' education and for the bottom line. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has more with the first of a two-part report on the issue;
Newburgh, NY – After the second murder on the streets of Newburgh in as many weeks, tensions are mounting and city officials say they're trying to wrap their arms around a huge problem. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.