Kingston, NY – Real estate prices in most of the Northeast region have been declining for the past few months. But in Ulster County, New York, realtors report they are just now seeing softness in the market. WAMC's Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Julia Taylor has the story:
Burlington, VT – Congressman Jack Murtha was in Vermont today to stump for Democratic Congressional Candidate Peter Welch. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was at the afternoon reception and rally where Murtha blasted the Bush administration's Iraq policies.
Pittsfield, MA – The second annual Pittsfield CityJazz Festival is getting underway this week. And while the festival concert series begins Thursday, its informal kick-off was today in the Pittsfield Public Schools. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the details;
Kingston, NY – At least 400 IBM employees across the country are scrambling to figure out the next step in their careers. In the Northeast region, the company has told about 95 in New York's Hudson Valley and 15 in the Burlington, Vermont area that their jobs are being "redeployed." WAMC's Julia Taylor reports.
SPringfield, ma – A Massachusetts state commission is expected to recommend raising the gas tax by 9 cents a gallon and increasing the number of tolls on the state's highways. The goal is to fund repairs to the state's aging road and bridge infrastructure. Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Dan Bobkoff has the story.
Albany, NY – (Airs: 10/06/06 and 10/07/06) A weekly program about New York state government and politics. On this week's program: the First Lady comes to New York, our political observer shares his thoughts on the first lady's visit and the new state senate minority leader, new passport requirements along the US/Canada border have been put on hold.