Elizabethtown, NY – Several environmental groups have sent a letter to New York Governor Eliot Spitzer countering one sent last week by state Senator Betty Little. The groups are asking the governor not to suspend any regulations while considering cell tower solutions for the Adirondack Northway. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – (AIRS: 2/25/07 and 2/26/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and WTEN Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss video on newspaper websites, how the media sells its product, a question for the President, your letters and more.
Albany, NY – (Airs: 2/16/07 and 2/17/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's program: Democrats are just two seats away from taking over the state senate, Governor Spitzer proposes spending 36 million dollars on legal services for the poor, and there's an agreement to build a casino in the Catskills.
Albany, NY – Coming up on In Our Backyard: why American girls and boys are entering puberty at earlier ages. We talk about how all this snow will affect wildlife in our region. Also, letters about cardinals, chickens and New York State Conservationist Magazine. Its all coming up on In Our Backyard with Ward Stone.
Amherst, MA – The University of Massachusetts Police have charged more people in connection with the December 15th riot at the Amherst Campus...Details from WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill....
Barre, VT – The mayor of a small city in Vermont wants the state to consider a death penalty law for convicted crack and heroin dealers. He also wants the legislature to legalize marijuana. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Kingston, NY – Vassar Brothers administrators, workers and community leaders gathered today at the Poughkeepsie, New York Hospital. They protested Governor Eliot Spitzer's proposed hospital funding cuts. WAMC's Julia Taylor was there.
Albany, NY – A crumbling industrial site in a major Capital District city gets a dream makeover. At the heart of this major economic development project is a public/private partnership. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.