Albany, NY – It's a damp edition of the Science Forum. The scientists tackle questions about water filtration, rainy weather's effect on VHF radio propagation, and why damp weather can lead to aches and pains. Brian Shields hosts.
Albany, NY – In a move to make the Capital City of New York State more visitor-friendly, Albany Mayor Jerry Jennings announced a new ordinance designed to reign in towing companies. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Great Barrington, MA – A request to extend the 30-day public comment period on the latest General Electric clean-up proposal for portions of the Housatonic River in the Berkshires and Litchfield County, Connecticut has been denied by the Environmental Protection Agency. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports on the details behind the decision;
Montpelier, VT – Officials in Vermont continue to monitor the Winooski River and its potential to overflow its banks and flood the state's capital city. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – This week on The Book Show, Gretchen talks with Adam Sisman about his new book "The Friendship: Wordsworth and Coleridge" which looks at the relationship between two of England's most famous and influential poets, William Wordsworth and Taylor Coleridge. Sisman talks about their lives in 1790's Europe, their writing, their friendship, the events that led to their falling out and what made their collaboration so special.