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.
Pittsfield, MA – A recently released report that studied 11 former manufacturing Mecca's in Massachusetts contends that mill cities continue are continuing to lose ground. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has details of the findings for portions of Western Massachusetts and what might be done to remedy this trend.
Albany, NY – This week on the Capitol Connection, Alan talks with State Senator Neil Breslin of New York's 46th senate district. Alan and Senator Breslin talk about the latest efforts by Governor Eliot Spitzer to reform New York. Breslin also talks about hospital closings, the state budget, property tax cuts, his optimism for the future of New York and much more.