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9:50 am
Wed October 25, 2006

How to Save Your Life #004

Albany, NY – Dr. Philip Stieg takes on the delicate topic of gastrointestinal disease in this installment with Dr. Fabrizio Michelassi. Dr. Stieg asks Dr. Michelassi about the medical journey that brought him to practice in this country and the mentors he's had along the way. They also discuss the differences in treating the various types of gastrointestinal cancers, from colon cancer to rectal cancer.

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WAMC New York News
5:27 am
Wed October 25, 2006

Ulster County's budget a balancing act

Kingston, NY – After months of work, Ulster County has come out with a budget proposal that county officials are touting as groundbreaking. It's following a year that enraged residents, when the county raised its property taxes by nearly 40 percent. WAMC's Julia Taylor has the story.

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WAMC New England News
4:49 am
Wed October 25, 2006

Two Groups Question Ethics in Douglas Administration

Montpelier, VT – Two environmental groups want the Douglas administration to investigate whether members of its administration may have violated ethics guidelines. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC New England News
3:32 am
Wed October 25, 2006

Berkshire Country Day School exploring options

Stockbridge, MA – Officials at Berkshire Country Day School and Simon's Rock College of Bard are discussing a potential collaboration that would allow the day school's secondary students to attend the early college. Berkshire Country Day is dealing with the same enrollment and financial problems confronting some other private schools in the Northeast region. With more, WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo;

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The Roundtable
1:55 am
Wed October 25, 2006

Roundtable conversation with Beth Sabo Novik about Chronic Pain 10/25/06

Albany, NY – Beth Sabo Novik is a liscenced Massage Therapist and Personal Trainer who
specializes in working with people in pain. A former dancer who has suffered
and recovered from chronic pain, Beth has spent the last seven years
studying the physical, psychological, emotional, and energetic patterns that
keep people in pain.

The Roundtable
1:20 am
Wed October 25, 2006

Congressional Corner with Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Alan Schlesinger 10/30, 10/31, 11/1

Albany, NY – Alan Schlesinger is the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Connecticut. He spoke with WAMC's Alan Chartock about Iraq, Social Security, and the status of the race.

The Book Show
1:16 am
Wed October 25, 2006

The Book Show #954

Albany, NY – Novelist Kate Atkinson doesn't think of her newest novel "One Good Turn" as a crime thriller, but admits that it does have an awful lot of dead bodies littering its pages in this interview with Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina. Atkinson talks about the book's Edinburgh setting and the advantages of writing about your hometown. She also explores the characters that populate this darkly humorous novel.

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WAMC New York News
12:38 am
Wed October 25, 2006

Hevesi Apologizes for "Aberration"

New York, NY – In a debate with his Republican challenger, Democratic New York State Comptroller Alan Hevesi called his failure to repay the state for his use of a staffer as a personal driver for his wife "an aberration" in his 35-year career in government. WAMC's Francesca Bruno reports.

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WAMC New England News
11:29 am
Tue October 24, 2006

Health organization treating pain and addiction

Lenox, MA – Berkshire Health Systems has embarked on a Community Pain Management Project in order to better treat cronic and acute pain patients. As part of that project, the largest health care provider in Berkshire County decided to address the abuse of the types of medications often prescribed to treat those conditions. The state Department of Public Health is applauding the effort, calling it a cutting edge program. Our Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has this report;

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11:20 am
Tue October 24, 2006

Word For The Wise #3097

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3097--10/24/06: The Feast of Eid al-Fitr

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