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WAMC New England News
5:52 am
Thu March 30, 2006

Mass. SJC Ruling May Not Bar All

Great Barrington, MA – The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled out-of-state gay couples can't marry there if their home state has outlawed gay marriage. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo reports on the reaction:

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51 % The Women's Perspective
5:37 am
Thu March 30, 2006

51%872

Albany, NY – TO: Program Directors
FROM: WAMC, Albany, NY
RE: 51 PERCENT program rundown
DT: Friday, March 31st, 2006

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WAMC New England News
5:24 am
Thu March 30, 2006

Massachusetts Asking Why Community College Graduation Rates Are So Low

Holyoke, ma – The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education convened a task force in Boston on Wednesday to study why the state's community colleges graduate fewer students than other states. WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.

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WAMC New York News
5:09 am
Thu March 30, 2006

New York sees first biofuel distribution

East Greenbush, NY – A fuel wholesaler in Rensselaer County, New York, began shipping its biofuel mixtures to diesel and heating oil companies Thursday, becoming the first in the state to do so. WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein was there to see the shipments off.

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WAMC New York News
4:57 am
Thu March 30, 2006

Landlords Could Be Penalized for Drug Dealing Tenants

Kingston, NY – In Ulster County New York a proposal to penalize landlords for renting to accused drug dealers ... even if the suspect is found innocent by the courts ... isn't winning any points with building owners. It is also has some lawmakers concerned about improperly punishing innocent landlords for a crime.
WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Deborah Runcie has more.

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WAMC New York News
4:46 am
Thu March 30, 2006

AAA Lobbies for Gasoline Tax Cap

Newburgh, NY – With New York state gasoline prices among the highest in the Northeast region, the American Automobile Association is urging state legislators to put a cap on the gasoline tax.
WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Deborah Runcie has more.

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Vox Pop
3:43 am
Thu March 30, 2006

Science Forum - 3/30/06

Albany, NY – Greg Dahlmann welcomes a team of respected scientists to the WAMC microphones, for an informative, lively, and often amusing hour of questions, answers and the occasional caller who "stumps the panel".

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2:41 am
Thu March 30, 2006

Tim Julian: Mayor of Utica, NY - Pt. 1

Utica, NY – TODAY IN THE COMMUNITY CORNER WE WELCOME THE MAYOR OF UTICA, NEW YORK, TIMOTHY JULIAN. IN THIS SEGMENT, WE FIND OUT HOW JULIAN GOT INTO LOCAL POLITICS, AND THEN ALAN ASKS HIM ABOUT THE MEDICAID SALES TAX INCREASE.


IF YOU HAVE A QUESTION FOR THE MOVERS AND SHAKERS IN YOUR COMMUNITY, OR WANT TO HEAR YOUR CITY OR TOWN'S REPRESENTATIVES INTERVIEWED, E-MAIL KATIE AT kbritton@wamc.org. PLEASE PUT COMMUNITY CORNER IN THE SUBJECT LINE.

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2:34 am
Thu March 30, 2006

Word For The Wise #2949

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #2949--03/30/06: Mind your P's and Q's yet again

WAMC New England News
12:09 am
Thu March 30, 2006

Mass. SJC Rules Out-of-State Gays Can't Marry

Great Barrington, MA – The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial court has ruled that same-sex couples from other states cannot marry in that state. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has a report on the ruling and the reaction:

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