Albany, NY – Sometimes you want to know more about where you came from. For you, we have our Genealogy episode of Vox Pop. Archivist Jean Nudd takes WAMC listener calls and recommends how to trace the roots of your family tree. Bob Barrett hosts.
Catskills, NY – The Emerald Ash Borer threatens to wipe out ash trees as it moves from the Midwest to NY. And the country's leading baseball bat manufacturer is keeping a close eye on what's happening.
Albany, NY – Journalist Matt Bai is a political correspondent for New York Times Magazine. His most recent book is called The Argument: Billionaires, Bloggers, and the Battle to Remake Democratic Politics. In this Roundtable interview, Bai talks about why political parties need a good argument.
Kingston, NY – President Bush announced a plan to reduce forces in Iraq while maintaining 'an enduring presence' there. Area voters and legislators say it's not good enough - and one congressman says the war is based on lies.
Albany, NY – Married same-sex partners of New York State Government workers now will be eligible for benefits from the state and local government pension system. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Albany, NY – Robert Dalzell and Lee Baldwin Dalzell are both authors. Together they wrote The House the Rockefellers Built: A Tale of Money, Taste, and Power in Twentieth-Century America. During this Roundtable interview, they talk about the Rockefeller home near Sleepy Hollow known as Kykuit.
Berkshire County – The U.S. Senate has approved 12.5 million dollars for several economic development, transportation and housing projects in Massachusetts, including four in the western part of the state. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has more;