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WAMC New York News
2:23 am
Thu February 2, 2006

Belleayre Resort Battle Continues

Catskill, NY – The Ulster County Legislature has made a decision to move forward on an alternative proposal for the building of a mega-resort that spills over from Delaware County to Ulster County New York.
WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Deborah Runcie has more.

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The Roundtable
1:15 am
Thu February 2, 2006

Roundtable conversation on Domestic Adoption/Foster Care 2/2/06

Albany, NY – About two months ago, we produced a segment on overseas adoption, with a focus on adopting children from Africa.

This morning we shift that focus from adopting overseas to adopting children, epsecially older children, who are looking for homes right here in America.

We're joined by three experts:

- Tito Del Pilar: Noted speaker and nationally recognized presenter on foster care and adoption issues. He is the Associate Director and the Director of Training for Family Focus Adoption Services.

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WAMC New York News
11:51 am
Wed February 1, 2006

President reaches Tech Valley with State of Union

Albany, NY – The Capital Region's congressman and state lawmakers differ in responses to President George Bush's State of the Union address.

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WAMC New York News
11:39 am
Wed February 1, 2006

Regional Reaction to State of the Union Address

Plattsburgh, NY – Reaction to the President's State of the Union address in New York's North Country and in Vermont appears to follow partisan lines. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
9:48 am
Wed February 1, 2006

Regulations Force Schools to Up Heat

Essex Junction, VT – Some Vermont schools are trying to save money by turning down the heat, in some cases dropping the thermostat to 65 degrees. But they've had to turn the temperatures back up after finding they've run afoul of regulations setting a minimum temperature. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
9:44 am
Wed February 1, 2006

What's in a Speech?

Great Barrington, MA – During his State of the Union speech Tuesday night President Bush outlined initiatives for health care, education, improving fuel efficiency and decreasing this country's dependence on foreign oil. Carrie Saldo has reaction from state and federal law makers.

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The Book Show
9:20 am
Wed February 1, 2006

The Book Show #916

Albany, NY – A young, ambitious woman gets a journalism job in 1959 Miami and gets caught up in the city's culture of exiled Cuban revolutionaries in Gail Godwin's latest novel "Queen of the Underworld." Gretchen talks with the author about the process of writing the novel, which is partly based on Godwin's own experience working at a newspaper in Miami.

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Vox Pop
7:39 am
Wed February 1, 2006

Vox Pop--Dog Talk 2/1/2006

Albany, NY – Once a month on Vox Pop we go to the dogs...in a program we call "Dog Talk with Jon Katz." Jon is the author of several books on dogs - "A Dog Year," "The New Work of Dogs: Tending to Life, Love and Family," "The Dogs of Bedlam Farm" and the brand new - "Katz on Dogs". Jon is also the author of six novels. He has written for the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, and Wired. He is also a contributing editor to Marketplace. Air Date: 2/1/2006

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5:20 am
Wed February 1, 2006

Word For The Wise #2908

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #2908--02/01/06: PROGRESS BY PILGRIMS, RAKES AND HARLOTS

WAMC New York News
4:00 am
Wed February 1, 2006

Community looks at Convention Center Plans

Albany, NY – Led by city and county officials, Albany residents gathered Tuesday night to discuss questions and concerns they have about a new downtown hotel and convention center planned for the city, that will likely affect the entire Capital Region.

WAMC's Capital District Bureau chief Jessica Bloustein attended the meeting, where they took the first steps toward seeking a community benefit agreement with developers.

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