Utica, NY – New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo says the state may sue the federal government if the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs decides to take Oneida Indian Nation land into trust. WAMC's Jill Rontey has more...
Waterbury, VT – Camping reservations at Vermont State Parks are running ahead of schedule this year, and officials believe the sluggish economy may be one of the reasons. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – New York has the dubious distinction of having the widest income gap between the rich and the poor of all 50 states, According to a report released this week by the Fiscal Policy Institute in conjunction with a national study by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and the Economic Policy Institute. The report also shows that inequality in New York City is even more extreme than in the state as a whole.
Albany, NY – Nationally prominent anti-war activisits are in Albany for a weekend conference that promises to unite environmental advocates with peace promoters. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Albany, NY – Anorexia nervosa is a mental disorder that causes people to see themselves as overweight, even when they are significantly underweight. In effect, people who suffer from the disease starve themselves. It can cause complications like heart disease and other illnesses, even death.
According to the National Eating Disorders Association, between 5 to 10 million people suffer from anorexia each year. The vast majority are women. And many of them are teenagers.
Boston, MA – Towns in Massachusetts may have more breathing room when it comes to crafting their fiscal year budgets. And as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports the change would be welcomed by local municipal and educational leaders.