Plattsburgh, NY – Prices to the dairy farmer have reached record highs, allowing some recovery from last year's record low prices. Economists expect prices to level off over the next year, but remain at the higher levels due to increased global demand. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – Bestselling and prize winning author Mary Gordon returns to The Book Show this week to discuss her new memoir "Circling My Mother." Known for her piercing and perceptive novels and also for her memoir of her father, Gordon has now turned her attention to her other parent. Looking at her mother's siblings, religion, physical disability, difficultness and death, we get a sense of a window opened into a private life that was largely unexamined by herself but hugely influential upon her daughter.
Albany, NY – Dr. Phil Stieg talks pain management with Chester Buckenmaier, a medical doctor and Colonel in the U.S. Army. The military has been doing groundbreaking work in the area of pain management for soldiers wounded in combat. Now, Dr. Buckenmaier is sharing what he and his team at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center have learned and offers advice to anyone suffering from pain. He tells listeners about new techniques for treating pain, why we feel pain and how to keep an injury from developing into chronic pain.
Amherst, MA – A national campaign to strengthen the Americans with Disabilities Act , called The Road to Freedom ,rolled into the Pioneer Valley of Massachustts this afternoon...WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.....
Burlington, VT – Students at the University of Vermont narrowly passed a vote allowing the Red Cross to conduct blood drives on the campus. Some students were opposed to allowing the organization on campus because some people are not allowed to donate blood. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more
Albany, NY – New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli and Albany County District Attorney David Soares' office have jointly announced an inquiry into a clandestine road construction project on private property. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Springfield, MA – Springfield Massachusetts city officials gathered today on the Connecticut Riverfront to hail the start of work to demolish the former York Street Jail... WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports....