Kingston, NY – Drivers on the New York State Thruway may have noticed gas stations closed along their trips - that's because the Thruway is switching the gasoline brands at nearly half of them. WAMC's Julia Taylor reports.
Kingston, NY – As Kingston and Benedictine Hospitals hammer out a realignment agreement, they've been close-lipped about the issue that's hung up merger talks in the past. Abortion has always been a sticking point for the Catholic Benedictine - the hospital won't partner with another hospital that performs them. Kingston is finally going public with the deal it has hammered out with Benedictine over reproductive health, but some advocacy groups don't like it. WAMC's Julia Taylor reports.
Albany, NY – Coming up on In Our Backyard: its our 100th show--and it is also my last show with Ward Stone. Today, we'll talk about our hopes & dreams for the environment, what we hope to achieve in 2007, and of course we'll be reading your letters.
Albany, NY – Coming up on In Our Backyard: there is Doctor Seuss and there is Dr. Ward. This week, OUR Ward is trying to save a few bear cubs--we'll hear the story. Plus, snow, rabies, possums and Montana's Science Fair!
Dartmouth, MA – The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Policy Analysis has issued its 2007 New England Casino Gaming Update. And, it is adding fuel to the debate over expanding legal gaming in Massachusetts....WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Boston, MA – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has reversed a decision made by his predecessor and instructed state officials to register the marriages of 26 gay couples from other states. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Pittsfield, MA – A public sculpture stolen from the city of Pittsfield, Massachusetts last week has been recovered, about 70 miles away, in Saratoga Springs, New York. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;
Albany, NY – New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is threatening legal action against several colleges and universities who have signed student loan settlement agreements. The institutions have committed to change their student loan practices and, in some cases, repay disputed funds they received from lenders in the form of what Cuomo calls kickbacks. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas Reports.