Albany, NY – WAMC's resident business and financial expert, Rich Honen, joins the Roundtable to discuss why the federal government bailed out Bear Sterns. Honen also comments on the new governor and the impending release of the New York budget.
Albany, NY – WAMC's Dave Lucas reports about the high rate of sexual transmitted diseases among young women. In March, the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention gave its results of the alarming rate that young women are infected with STD's. These results are global, national and local and is the first study of its kind. Lucas explores the significance of this study.
Albany, NY – Joe speaks with a book seller from Northshire Bookstore in this week's book nook. They discuss poetry picks in honor of National Poetry Month. Northshire Bookstore is located in Manchester, VT. For more information about this bookstore and the book picks, visit www.northshire.com.
Albany, NY – Host Dr. Philip Stieg is joined by Dr. Michael Stewart, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. Stewart is an expert on ear, nose and throat disorders. He tells listeners how to recognize the signs of an allergic reaction and the best way to treat allergies. They'll also discuss snoring and sleep apnea in depth and much more.
Springfield, MA – Advocates for public higher education are campaigning this spring to get the Massachusetts Legislature to increase funding for the state's public and community colleges. Their efforts include a series of public forums on college and university campuses across the state. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....
Waterbury, VT – This winter has seen record snowfall in Vermont, but the deep snowpack is now melting and officials are cautioning people to be aware of flood risks along rivers, streams and lakeshores. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Plattsburgh, NY – It is Wine Month in New York State, a chance for wineries, retailers and restaurants across the state to showcase a product that is growing in production and popularity. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.