NH & VT – New Hampshire Congressman Paul Hodes and State Senator Molly Kelly took their concerns about the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant to plant and Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials this week. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
VT – The Bush Administration is releasing $5.1 billion in fuel assistance, nearly doubling federal money to help poor people across the nation cope with high home heating bills expected this winter. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Albany, NY – A former medical equipment supplier on Long Island has been accused of stealing more than $1 million in Medicaid funds by filing false invoices. WAMC's Dave Lucas reports. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Albany, NY – New York's top court has upheld the convictions of Tyco International executives sentenced to prison for fraud and larceny for taking more than $100 million in bonuses. WAMC's Dave Lucas has details. COPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Albany, NY – STATE AND COUNTY LEGISLATORS ARE URGING CENTRAL NEW YORKERS TO SPEAK OUT AGAINST THE NYRI PROJECT - THE STATE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION IS HOLDING 14 PUBLIC MEETINGS ON THE PROPOSED 200-MILE POWER LINE PROJECT. TWO OF THOSE METTINGS ARE HAPPENING NEXT WEEK IN ONEIDA AND MADISON COUNTIES. WAMC'S DAVE LUCAS REPORTS.
Albany, NY – Jacqueline Schwab, on the piano, and Judith Dansker, on oboe are childhood friends who have taken divergent paths in music but a joining forces in a concert called Ballads and Toe-Tapping Tunes.
Albany, NY – Gordon Thompson is a Professor Music at Skidmore College in Saratoga and author of "Please, Please Me: Sixties British Pop, Inside Out"; Mitch Murray is the songwriter behind such hits as "Billy Don't Be A Hero" and "Hitchin' A Ride." Both join David and Sarah in this segment of The Roundtable.