Lenox, MA – In Lenox, Massachusetts, the Zoning Board of Appeals denied a request that would have allowed an out-patient surgical center in a local shopping plaza; a center that local hospital officials contend would result in a $10 million loss for Berkshire Health Systems. However, as WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports the proposed developers are moving ahead with an alternate plan.
Albany, NY – It's not "Business As Usual" at the State Capitol in Albany, New York--- not anymore--- and polls show people like the idea of having a governor who is willing to stand up to political "dysfunction." Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Albany, NY – While many couples will spend a romantic evening celebrating Valentine's Day, victims of human trafficking have no chance to be with or contact loved ones. The New York State Anti-Trafficking Coalition is pressing state legislators to pass a law against human trafficking. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Albany, NY – Sleep is the topic this week on How to Save Your Life. Dr. Stieg talks with Dr. Charles Pollack, Director of the Center for Sleep Medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital and a Professor of neurology at Weill Cornell Medical College. The discussion covers a range of issues involving sleep, including the different stages of sleep, napping, sleeping pills, sleep apnea, insomnia, restless leg syndrome, jet lag, and how to improve your chances of getting a good night's sleep.
Albany, NY – The State of New York is looking to address distraction problems with pedestrians similar to those experienced by cellphone-wielding drivers. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas Reports.
Boston – Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has become the first of the leading Republican candidates to make official his bid for the White House in 2008. WAMC's Pioneer Valley News Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports...
Williamstown, MA – A Cambridge-based research institute has issued green report cards for the 100 college and universities in the United States and Canada with the largest endowments. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, reports on how some area institutions faired;