Adams, MA – The town of Adams, Massachusetts is extending the bidding deadline for firms seeking the contract for engineering and design work associated with the proposed $44 million Greylock Glen development. The details from WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;
Albany, NY – (Airs: 1/12/07 and 1/13/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's program: Governor Spitzer creates a process for filling the post of State Comptroller, a new environmental study finds mercury hot spots, and a Hudson Valley Congressman says his district will lose 12.5 million dollars in federal earmarks this year.
Albany, NY 12206 – (AIRS: 1/14/07 and 1/15/07) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith and WTEN Anchor Elisa Streeter discuss your letters about hanged vs hung, reporter beats and whether they should have them, and much more.
Albany, NY – Dr. Stieg talks to Dr. Louis J. Aronne, an expert on the subject of obesity. Dr. Aronne talks about how to manage obesity, myths and facts about obesity, how we can avoid it, how you can protect your children and, once it happens, how you can reverse it. Dr. Aronne is the former President of the North American Association for the Study of Obesity and Chairman of the development committee of the "Practical Guide: Identification, Evaluation and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults".
Albany, NY – Tolstoy wrote that all happy families were alike, and only unhappy families differed. Rachel Kadish takes on this saying in her novel "Tolstoy Lied," which focuses on a 33 year old assistant professor, happily single and up for tenure, who's life gets derailed by a proposal of marriage.
Washington, D.C. – The most comprehensive bill addressing measures for, and significant reductions in, the pollutants causing global warming was introduced in the U-S Senate Tuesday afternoon. The measure, originally introduced by retired Vermont Senator Jim Jeffords, was re-introduced by his successor. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Adams, MA – The newest owner of the birthplace of women's rights activist Susan B. Anthony hopes to begin re-purposing the Adams, Massachusetts home within two years. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;