Albany, NY – A Macy's department store in Albany county is included in a settlement reached between the retail chain and the Federal Environmental Protection Agency. WAMC's Brian Shields reports. OPYRIGHT 2008 BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Albany, NY – Ashley Rhodes Courter is a survivor. She nearly fell through the cracks of the U.S. foster care system. She was dumped, abused, neglected and called a liar. And she didn't give up. Katie Britton has the story. 10:15 Rhodes-Courter - Britton
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Beacon, NY – The first step in what's being called the future of research and technology is out on the Hudson River. And developers hope it won't be alone for long. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.
South Burlington, VT – Phone calls to an assistance line run by Vermont's United Way chapters are running at nearly double last year's pace, as more people reach out for help with the high cost of food, fuel and housing. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Albany, NY – A New York State task force has released a series of recommendations aimed at further strengthening what is already the nation's most comprehensive approach to the scourge of human trafficking. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Denver, CO – Vermont's senior Senator Patrick Leahy made remarks Tuesday at the Democratic National Convention. He emphasized that rural Americans have been hurt more than the country as a whole by the Bush administration's economic policies. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
Hudson Valley, NY – A new state program to help homeowners in flood zones get out of their homes has begun and there are calls for it to be continued until everyone's been relocated. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports.
Albany, NY – The Democratic National Convention is "extremely important" for Barack Obama to tighten his support among the base of Democratic voters, according to pollster John Zogby. The latest Zogby poll indicated Obama trailing McCain by five points nationally.
"[Obama] has been in a tailspin. He had a bad month," Zogby said.
Zogby said that Obama must use the convention as an opportunity to unite the Democratic Party.