Boston, MA – In Massachusetts, the Department of Veteran's Services says it is reviewing a report released yesterday by a presidential panel which called for an overhaul of the country's military and veteran's health care system. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, filed this report.
Washington, DC – Congressman Maurice Hinchey is drafting a House version of Senator Russ Feingold's Senate bill calling for the censure of the Bush Administration for the handling of the war in Iraq and abuses of executive power.
Kingston, NY – Vincent Bradley Jr. wanted to run for District Attorney on the Democratic line. The party voted not to allow him on a primary ballot. But Kingston Mayor James Sottile says he'll continue to back Bradley anyway.
Albany, NY – How do you ensure that the ideas you have are ideas you own? Paul Rapp, Bill Westwood, and Polly M. Law answer WAMC listener questions about copyright rules and regulations. Dr. Alan Chartock hosts. Music, writing, images, and internet, it's all covered on The Copyright Forum on Vox Pop.
Westfield, MA – The final piece of a funding puzzle has been put in place to develop the Multimodal Transit Center in downtown Westfield Massachusetts.. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Springfield, MA – The owner of a trout hatchery in the Western Massachusetts town of Sunderland is being punished for killing hundreds of birds, including a bald eagle , at his fish farm. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Lee, MA – The boards of health in Berkshire County, Massachusetts are working to organize medical professionals and others who can assist in the event of a large-scale emergency. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports they are also urging residents to develop personal emergency preparedness plans;