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WAMC New York News
7:21 am
Tue April 15, 2008

Concerns about a psychiatric hospital has led a group to sue Dutchess County

Dutchess County, NY – A group formed to express concerns about the redevelopment of a former psychiatric hospital in Dutchess County is suing the town. Susan Barnett reports.

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WAMC New York News
7:16 am
Tue April 15, 2008

Conservation groups intend to sue the federal government

NY – Conservation groups say they intend to sue the federal government if it doesn't move quickly to stop activities that are endangering a population already weakened by a mysterious disease. Susan Barnett reports.
WAMC's Susan Barnett has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:13 am
Tue April 15, 2008

One New York county legislator takes a stand on Tibet

NY – One New York county legislator is taking a stand on the controversy surrounding the Olympics in Beijing this summer. Susan Barnett reports. WAMC's Susan Barnett has more...

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WAMC News
4:59 am
Tue April 15, 2008

New Economic Forecast Not Good For Vermont Budget

Montpelier, VT – Vermont officials working to craft the 2009 budget received an updated economic forecast Tuesday afternoon. Two consulting economists say Vermont is facing a $30 million hole in its budget next year. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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Vox Pop
3:28 am
Tue April 15, 2008

Editorial Page 4/15/08

Albany, NY – A heated debate this time around on The Editorial Page! Our guests and listeners debate state and national gun legislation. Host Alan Chartock welcomes Thomas King, NYS Rifle and Pistol Association and
Jackie Hilly from New Yorkers Against Gun Violence.

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WAMC New York News
3:23 am
Tue April 15, 2008

Tax Day Protest in Albany

Albany, NY – TAX DAY - the day last-minute filers flock to post offices to mail in their returns - today they were joined in Albany by a noon-hour rally of local residents protesting what they say are "upside down priorities" of the United States. Capital District Bureau Chief was there and files this report.

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WAMC News
3:17 am
Tue April 15, 2008

Springfield School Head Will Leave In June

Springfield, MA – The Superintendent of Schools in Springfield Massachusetts, Joseph Burke, has announced he will leave the office at the end of June when his current contract is up. The decision heads off what could have been a lengthy legal battle between the elected Springfield School Committee and the appointed Springfield Finance Control Board. WAMC'sPioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...

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WAMC New York News
2:24 am
Tue April 15, 2008

Being Fearless in a Fearful World

Manhattan, NY – In a world concerned with terrorism, war, famine, climate change and a sputtering economy, living without fear is a tall order. But that was the focus of a conference in NYC sponsored by a Dutchess county institute. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett was there.


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WAMC New York News
2:20 am
Tue April 15, 2008

Walking the Earth for Peace

Manhattan, NY – As tensions continue to climb in the Middle East, the voices of those who believe the US should pull its troops out of Iraq are growing louder. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett spoke with one peace activist who says the roots of war aren't in policy or politics - they're in us.

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10:08 am
Mon April 14, 2008

Word For The Wise #3481

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3481--04/14/08: Whose name is mud? Mudd?

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