North Country/Adirondacks News
6:35 am
Tue May 20, 2008

The Vermont Supreme Court gives green light to new set of power lines

VT – The Vermont Supreme Court has given a green light to the company that wants to build a big new set of power lines to serve northwestern Vermont. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:33 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Murder suspect questioned lack of evidence on clothes and car

VT – The lawyer for a man accused of killing University of Vermont student Michele Gardner-Quinn questioned a lack of evidence on Brian Rooney's clothes or car linking him to the crime. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:29 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Top Roman Catholic clergyman has written to parishioners apologizing

VT – Vermont's top Roman Catholic clergyman has written to parishioners around the state, apologizing to the victim in a priest sex abuse case but saying the church will appeal last week's $8.7 million verdict against the Diocese of Burlington. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:27 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Schumer says NY Prisons are dangerously overcrowded

NY – Senator Charles Schumer says the four federal prisons in New York State are dangerously overcrowded and understaffed. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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North Country/Adirondacks News
6:26 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Republican Karen Kerin will run for Vermont AG

VT – Republican Karen Kerin has announced she is running for Vermont Attorney General, hoping to unseat Democratic Incumbent William Sorrell. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:23 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Paterson proposed legislation designed to reduce gun violence

Albany, NY – New York Governor Paterson Monday proposed legislation designed to reduce gun violence without infringing on the rights of law-abiding gun owners and at first blush, Orange County Sheriff Carl DuBois supports it. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:21 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Ulster County is exploring possible shared municipal services

Ulster County, NY – Ulster County is exploring possible shared municipal services with its city and several towns, starting with a New York State grant to help push the effort forward in the next year. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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WAMC New York News
6:15 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Sullivan County public defender system got a C

Sullivan County, NY – The New York State Defenders' Association has given the Sullivan County public defender system no grade higher than a C in its annual report card. In fact, the association gave the county system a C for independence, minimum qualifications, continuous representations and a C- for client confidentiality. The association gave the county program a D for prompt appointment of counsel and for accountability, and a grade of F for reasonable workloads, resource parity and for training. WAMC's Hank Gross has more...

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The Roundtable
3:38 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Nancy Pearl - Action Librarian (aired 5/20/08)

Albany, NY – Nancy Pearl (author of Book Lust, More Book Lust, and Book Crush) joins Joe and Sarah to discuss what it means to be a librarian with an action figure.

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