Plattsburgh, NY – Former Massachusetts Governor William Weld, a Republican candidate for New York governor, was in Plattsburgh this morning, touting his experience in public life. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was at the Chamber of Commerce sponsored event.
Albany, NY – New York senator Hillary Clinton says Congress needs to see more information on the particulars of Dubai Ports World's pullout on the White house deal to turn over port operations to the United Arab Emirates based company. More from WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein.
Ray Brook, NY – The Adirondack Park Agency has approved plans to run a 26-mile power line through a section of the Adirondacks. Environmentalists had wanted a portion of the route diverted to avoid going thru a forested area. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Plattsburgh, NY – PLATTSBURGH, NEW YORK'S DAN STEWART RETURNS TO THE COMMUNITY CORNER FOR HIS FINAL SEGMENT. TODAY STEWART DISCUSSES THE IMPACT OF NATIONAL I-D CARDS AT THE CANADIAN BORDER CROSSING, AND THEN HE TELLS US ABOUT HIS FUTURE POLITICAL AMBITIONS.
SPRINGFIEld, MA – The head of Springfield, Massachusetts's Control Board unveiled new contracts for the cash-strapped city's police and firefighters yesterday. Officials say the contracts are the best the city can offer. But some union leaders are not satisfied.
WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.
Albany, NY – Shannon Moffett is a Stanford Medical Student who has written a new book on the brain. It's called The Three-Pound Enigma and in it she trails pioneering neuroscientists into operating rooms, labs, and brain scanning centers to introduce us to the gream minds who study the human mind.
Susan Arbetter spoke with Shanon Moffett and asked her why she wanted to explore the inner workings of the brain.
Shannon Moffett's new book is called The Three-Pound Enigma. It's published by Algonquin.
Montpelier, VT – Poor and elderly Vermonters have been switched back to the once problem-plagued federal Medicare-D prescription drug plan. Both advocates and state officials say it will take several days to gauge whether the federal system is working, but in its first day there were few problems reported. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.