Albany, NY – This week's topic is stroke care and prevention. Alan Chartock welcomes Dr. Gary Bernardini and Dr. Dileep Yavagal to WAMC's Studio A. They work at the Albany Medical College's Neurosurgery Group. Dr. Bernardini and Yavagal take listener calls.
Albany, NY – This week on the Capitol Connection, Alan Chartock welcomes New York State Budget Director, Paul Francis. As a senior advisor to Governor Eliot Spitzer, Francis has unique insight into the governor's personality and the motivation behind his policies. Francis also highlights some of the key initiatives contained in the budget including increased education aid, reduced Medicaid spending and much more.
Burlington, VT – A National Day of Climate Action is being held on Saturday. More than thirteen-hundred events are planned around the region and across the country in an effort to show Congress that people want action on climate change. This undertaking, which includes rallies from Washington DC to Anchorage, Pittsfield to Plattsburgh, is being organized in Burlington, Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – TO: Program Directors FROM: WAMC, Albany, NY RE: 51 PERCENT program rundown DT: FRIDAY, April 6th, 2007
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Williamstown, MA – Some Berkshire County residents plan to Step It Up bright and early tomorrow morning. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has a preview of the local events scheduled to mark the national Step It Up movement;
Plattsburgh, NY – Snow on April 12th! Some ski areas are very pleased to see this late season snow, particularly in the wake of a late start to the season. And for some resorts, it means skiing may last a bit longer this year. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Plattsburgh, NY – The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued a draft plan aimed at reducing mercury emissions significantly enough to make fish caught in the state's waters safe to eat. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.