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WAMC New York News
4:29 am
Mon October 29, 2007

McNulty Will Not Seek Re-election

Albany, NY – Congressman Mike McNulty has confirmed he will not seek re-election to an 11th term. He made his announcement Monday in Downtown Albany. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas was there and filed this report.

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WAMC New York News
4:22 am
Mon October 29, 2007

Federal judge tosses NYRI suit

Albany, NY – A federal judge has dismissed a challenge to a state law blocking private power transmission companies like New York Regional Interconnect from taking land by eminent domain. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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4:10 am
Mon October 29, 2007

Word For The Wise #3361

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3361--10/29/07: The Great Depression and language--no Mickey Mouse affair

Vox Pop
3:33 am
Mon October 29, 2007

Medical Monday 10/29/07

Albany, NY – AHost Alan Chartock welcomes Dr. Charles Kenny for a discussion about orthopaedic medicine. After more than 25 years of private practice of orthopaedic surgery in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, Charles Kenny, M.D. now focuses on the non-surgical aspects of orthopaedics.

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Capitol Connection
9:00 am
Sun October 28, 2007

The Capitol Connection #743

Albany, NY – It's a very special edition of Capitol Connection, as host Alan Chartock welcomes New York Governor Eliot Spitzer. In this informal, "soup-to-nuts" discussion, Governor Spitzer reflects on what has been a very eventful first term in office. Alan and the Governor run the gamut... from the controversy over Spitzer's plan to offer drivers licenses to undocumented immigrants, to NYRA....even to the resignation of Yankee Manager Joe Torre. It's a fascinating half-hour with the most powerful man in New York. Don't miss it!

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WAMC New York News
11:52 am
Fri October 26, 2007

"Green" Debate In Saratoga

Saratoga Springs, NY – It was a debate - with a difference. The 12 candidates for contested offices in the Spa City faced the public Thursday evening at the Lake Avenue School.
Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas attended the debate and has this overview.

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WAMC News
11:47 am
Fri October 26, 2007

Chapman Valve Plant Being Razed

Springfield, MA – While the radiation exposure claims of former workers remain in limbo in Washington DC the fate of their old factory in Springfield Massachusetts has been sealed. The Chapman Valve plant is being torn down. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.....

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WAMC News
11:42 am
Fri October 26, 2007

Groups Gearing Up for Anti-War Rallies

Plattsburgh, NY – A National Day of Action is planned on Saturday to call on the Bush Administration to end the Iraq war, bring the troops home and use war funding instead for domestic needs. Thousands of anti-war protesters are expected to gather in cities across the country and activists are gearing up for gatherings in two cities in our region. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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51 % The Women's Perspective
5:16 am
Fri October 26, 2007

Latina culture

Albany, NY – It's well-documented that Latinas are on the rise in the United States. Census data shows that for every eight people in our country, at least one is Latin American. Latin American cultures aren't known for empowering women. Hispanic men are known for their macho and dominating behavior. The theme of woman as traitor runs through much of Latin-American literature.

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12:50 am
Fri October 26, 2007

Word For The Wise #3360

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3360--10/26/07: Whatever--and however--it works

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