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WAMC New England News
11:56 am
Wed February 28, 2007

National Forest Wind Turbine Proposal Progresses

Manchester Center, VT – The state of Vermont and the US Forest Service are both beginning a permitting process for a plan to build up to 24 windmills in the Green Mountain National Forest. If approved, the Deerfield Wind project would be the first wind turbines in the nation sited on national forest land. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New York News
11:54 am
Wed February 28, 2007

Saratoga Water Plan Passes

Albany, NY – The Saratoga County Board of Supervisors voted to approve a financial plan to fund construction of a water line from Moreau to Malta that will serve a microchip factory proposed for Malta. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC New York News
11:52 am
Wed February 28, 2007

Ulster jail lawsuits settled

Kingston, NY – With related costs soaring above $100 million, the Ulster County jail project has moved into its next chapter. WAMC's Hudson Valley bureau chief Julia Taylor reports.

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The Roundtable
10:25 am
Wed February 28, 2007

Diversity in Higher Education - Intv. with Albany Law School Dean Thomas Guernsey 2/26/07

Albany, NY – We're joined by Albany Law School Dean Thomas Guernsey to discuss diversity in higher education.

10:10 am
Wed February 28, 2007

Word For The Wise #3188

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3188--02/28/07: Irrational, elegant and VERY European

WAMC New England News
4:08 am
Wed February 28, 2007

Local hunters: coyotes picking-off would-be "deer kills"

Williamstown, MA – Some hunters in Berkshire County contend there is an increase in the coyote population, which in turn are preying on an uncharacteristic number of deer population. But, Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports the state department of fish and wildlife disagrees;

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Performance Place
3:41 am
Wed February 28, 2007

Lee Shaw 2/28/07

Albany NY – Lee Shaw is long recognized for her distinct interpretations of jazz standards. Here she explores her own compositions in a solo setting.

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The Roundtable
2:03 am
Wed February 28, 2007

Listener Essay: Slipping on Ice by Sue Rosenberg 2/28/07

Albany, NY – As this month's snow storm melts into our memories, the Northeast still finds itself buried under a sheet of ice. Today, essayist Sue Rosenberg gives us her advice on staying upright during these last slippery weeks of winter.


Sue Rosenberg is the editor of Skidmore College's alumni magazine. She lives in Saratoga Springs, NY.

The Book Show
12:58 am
Wed February 28, 2007

The Book Show #972

Albany, NY – This week on The Book Show, author Chris Bohjalian talks about his novel The Double Bind. Bohjalin describes his latest novel as a literary thriller. It follows a young social worker who survives a brutal attack and her obsession with uncovering a dark secret.

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WAMC New England News
12:40 am
Wed February 28, 2007

Patrick Proposes $26.7 Billion State Budget

Boston, MA – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has filed his first proposed state budget with the Massachusetts Legislature. It totals 26 point 7 Billion dollars..a four percent increase over the current state budget. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill has details.....

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