CT – The former co-chairman of a commission that looked into problems with the $2.3 billion University of Connecticut campus renovation programs says the governor's response has been too slow. Details from WAMC's Carrie Saldo ...
Albany, NY – As lawmakers continue to debate the problem of the nation's crumbling infrastructure, a new state audit shows that some of New York's dams have been in bad shape for more than thirty years. And that's leading to a call for regulations with more teeth. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.
Springfield, MA – The mayor of Springfield Massachusetts, Domenic Sarno, says the city is facing a potential gang crisis. To combat it, the mayor has announced an initiative that brings together law enforcement, the schools, social service agencies and city hall. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.....
Springfield, MA – With presidential debates, caucuses and primaries at the forefront of today's news, one Boston band is helping to unite the youth vote. Western New England College's Ryan Kravontka has more.
Albany, NY – In anticipation of the Hudson River Quadricentennial in 2009, the Empire State Plaza Performing Arts Center Corporation has commissioned three of New York's finest, and most diverse contemporary composer/musicians to create new music to honor the beauty of the Hudson River Valley and celebrate its rich cultural history. Don Byron, Mark O'Connor, and Daniel Bernard Roumain join Howard at The Linda.
Albany , NY – Joe and David speak with book seller Neil from Odessy Books about this week's Book Picks. Get ready to find a cozy chair and read these great books that Neil suggests. For more information, visit www.odessybks.com.
Albany , NY – Joe speaks with journalist Eleanor Clift about her new book, "Two Weeks of Life : A Memoir of Love, Death, and Politics". Clift describes how she came to write this book about her husband's battle with cancer and eventual death during the same time as the Terry Shrivo Life to Live case.