Albany, NY – ALBANY, NY (2006-04-17) (AIRS: 4/16/06 and 4/17/06)WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and Daily Freeman Publisher discuss a letter about converative control of the Sunday morning political programs, why the Washington Post reported the boos for Cheney at a baseball game differently than other papers, and much more.
Burlington, VT – A new technology is being studied by the University of Vermont, a utility and an emerging technology company in hopes of reducing phosphorous runoff into Lake Champlain. The new technology, which uses an electrical charge on manure before it's used as fertilizer, is so far, also eliminating an ancient farm problem - manure smell. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...
Pittsfield, MA – Monday the anti-defamation league released its annual audit of anti-semitic incidents nationwide. Included in the report were four that transpired in the Berkshires. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo has the details of the report as well as how some have responded to the incidents;
Albany, NY – Gardening experts say a mild winter in the Northeast this year may be responsible for larger populations of insects and caterpillars that can do extensive damage to trees and gardens. More from Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein.
Albany, NY – The New York State Inspector General, the Department of Motor Vehicles and the Albany County district attorney are thwarting an operation to sell motor vehicle inspection stickers on the Black Market. Officials announced the arrest of three individuals on Monday in Albany. Details from Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein.
Albany, NY – Alan Chartock welcomes back Dr. Mark Liponis to the WAMC microphones for an informative, sometimes hilarious hour covering the latest thinking on the holistic approach to health. Listener questions play a major part in the show.
Albany, NY – On this week's show, Alan Chartock talks to James Odato, a Capitol beat reporter for the Albany Times Union. Odato, who's covered state politics for the paper since 1997, shares his thoughts on the ongoing budget battle in Albany, the likelihood of a Democratic takeover of the state Legislature and possible pay hikes for New York lawmakers.