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WAMC New York News
4:05 am
Thu May 25, 2006

Eyeing the campaign piggy banks

Albany, NY – In the last 10 days of the legislative session, civic groups want New York State lawmakers to strengthen laws on the ethics of campaign contributions. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein has this report:

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4:03 am
Thu May 25, 2006

Word For The Wise #2989

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #2989--05/25/06: A show with soul, sole and Sol

Vox Pop
3:57 am
Thu May 25, 2006

Vox Pop Science Forum 5-25-06

Albany, NY – It's another fun and fact-filled edition of the Vox Pop Science Forum. Greg Dahlmann leads a panel of scientists through some interesting territory. Students from Academy Health School of Springfield, MA join in the fun with some great questions.

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WAMC New York News
3:52 am
Thu May 25, 2006

Dutchess Democrat Eyes NYS Senate Seat

Poughkeepsie, NY – A Democrat from Dutchess County is looking to take on incumbent New York State Republican Senator Steve Saland in November. The East Fishkill candidate formally announced his candidacy today near Saland's home base in Poughkeepsie. Allison Dunne has this report.

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WAMC New England News
3:21 am
Thu May 25, 2006

With Growing Deficit, Medway Could Close its Library

Medway, ma – Medway, Massachusetts is running out of money. Now voters in the town are considering shutting down the local library. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.

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The Book Show
9:14 am
Wed May 24, 2006

The Book Show #932

Albany, NY – Jodi Picoult, author of "My Sister's Keeper" and "Vanishing Acts," comes onto The Book Show to discuss her newest novel "The Tenth Circle." It tells the story of the Stone family, which is rocked when Trixie Stone, daughter of Daniel and Laura, is date-raped. Daniel finds himself facing an angry part of himself he thought long gone, and Laura must deal with her guilt over being with her lover when her daughter needed her. Picoult discusses the research done for the novel and the book's unique nature as a novel-comic hybrid.

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The Roundtable
8:09 am
Wed May 24, 2006

Congressional Corner with CT's Rob Simmons - 5/24, 5/25, 5/30

Albany, NY – CT's Rob Simmons joins Alan Chartock in the Congressional Corner to discuss the nomination of Michael Hayden to head the CIA, Medicare Part D, and Immigration.

WAMC New England News
4:31 am
Wed May 24, 2006

Group Threatens EPA with Beach Water Safety Lawsuit

Washington, DC – An environmental group is threatening to sue the Environmental Protection Agency, accusing the federal agency of failing to protect beach-goers from contaminated water. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has our report.

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WAMC New York News
4:08 am
Wed May 24, 2006

Spitzer/Paterson push energy plan

Albany, NY – New York Democratic hopeful for governor Eliot Spitzer is pushing a 10-point energy plan to decrease the state's reliance on oil imports, now just a week before the state's democratic convention in Buffalo. Spitzer's running mate, State Senate Minority Leader David Paterson, toured the GE facilities in Schenectady County Tuesday to evaluate emerging technologies. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein spoke to Paterson about what he encountered.

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4:00 am
Wed May 24, 2006

Word For The Wise #2988

a – Word For The Wise #2988--05/24/06: The conclusion of National Geographic Bee

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