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The Roundtable
9:11 am
Wed March 5, 2008

Tom Daschle (aired 3/4/08) 1 of 2

Albany, NY – Joe speaks with Tom Daschle about his new book, "Critical: What We Can Do About the Health Care Crisis". Roughly 50 million Americans are without health care and Joe speaks to Daschle about how he came to research and write about this topic.

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WAMC Speakers Corner
8:43 am
Wed March 5, 2008

Dowmel Lecture: Jeremy Rifkin 3/4/08

Great Barrington, MA – Jeremy Rifkin is president of the Foundation on Economic Trends and the author of seventeen best-selling books on the impact of scientific and technological changes on the economy, the workforce, society, and the environment. His books have been translated into more than thirty languages and are used in hundreds of universities, corporations and government agencies around the world. His most recent books include "The Hydrogen Economy," "The European Dream," "The End of Work," "The Age of Access," and "The Biotech Century."

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:27 am
Wed March 5, 2008

Panel review of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant

VT – A Vermont state Senate committee wants the Legislature to appoint a panel that would oversee an independent review of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:25 am
Wed March 5, 2008

A Williston, Vermont man has been charged with embezzling

Williston, Vermont – A Williston, Vermont man has been charged with embezzling more than $2.2 million from a captive insurance manager where he was a senior vice president. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
7:24 am
Wed March 5, 2008

city officials are questioning the mayors plan to cut back on overtime plowing

Rutland, Vermont – The mayor of Rutland, Vermont says he will send out snow plows after hours if the conditions warrant it after city officials questioned his plan to cut back on overtime plowing. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:11 am
Wed March 5, 2008

A package of bills to protect seniors has been passed

NY – The New York State Assembly has passed a package of bills to protect seniors against assault, abuse and predatory financial practices.

WAMC New York News
7:09 am
Wed March 5, 2008

NY officials are concerned about flooding with the latest storm

Sullivan County NY – Sullivan County, NY officials are concerned with this latest storm as heavy rains pound the Catskills Region. Combined with warmer temperatures, snow is melting rapidly causing runoff and swollen waterways.WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:06 am
Wed March 5, 2008

Installment payments for property taxes

Sullivan County NY – The four Republican Sullivan County, NY legislators Tuesday called for adoption of a local law to allow for property taxes to be paid in installments.WAMC's Hank Gross has more

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WAMC New York News
7:04 am
Wed March 5, 2008

Leaders urge Governor Spitzer to rethink two proposals

Hudson Valley, NY – Hudson Valley leaders and officials from the New York State Association of Counties gathered in Westchester County Tuesday to urge Governor Spitzer to rethink two proposals in proposed 2008-2009 state budget that will place more of the financial burden on counties around the state, and to tell him they have had enough with his spending policies. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
7:01 am
Wed March 5, 2008

Bank robbery Suspect held in Hudson Valley

Hudson Valley, NY – Police are questioning a man in connection with Tuesday's bank robbery in Matamoras, Pa. Eastern Pike Regional Police say a suspect is in custody in New York's Hudson Valley. He was apprehended hours after the 2 p.m. heist at the Citizens Bank branch on Pennsylvania Avenue. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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