Albany, NY – Alan Chartock welcomes Assembly Minority Leader Jim Tedisco, one of the leading critics of Governor Spitzer's driver's license plan for illegal immigrants. Tedisco explains why he's so opposed to the plan and what he's doing to stop it from going forward. Also, with his recent high profile status is Tedisco eyeing a run for higher office? Alan asks this and many other tough questions on this week's show.
Albany, NY – When I announced to folks that I wanted to do a 51% show devoted to my favorite dessert, everyone said, oh, that sounds fun. One beat later, they asked... but what does it actually have to do with women's issues?
Albany, NY – This week on How To Save Your Life, Professor Mary Jeanne Kreek joins Dr. Stieg for a discussion about addiction. How painful is an addictive behavior? Are you at risk? Can you avoid it? These questions are answered, plus many more on this week's show. Dr. Kreek focuses on determining how genetics as well as other neurobiological alterations factor into addictive diseases such as opiate addiction, cocaine dependency, nicotine addiction and alcoholism.
Amherst, MA – A task force charged with crafting a plan to save the Massachusetts dairy farm industry has approved a final report to the state legislature and Governor Deval Patrick. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.....