Albany, NY – Karl Rove's resignation serves as the jumping off point for discussion on this edition of Politics Vox Pop. Dr. Helen Desfosses joins Alan as WAMC listeners ask, agree, and argue about the political topics on their minds and in their headlines.
Plattsburgh, NY – New York First Lady Silda Wall Spitzer was in Plattsburgh this morning. She met with a newly formed young professionals organization for a roundtable discussion on retaining and recruiting young workers to the region. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.
New Paltz, NY – A local activist will be distributing brochures to students and their families, directing them to dioxindorms.com. The author believes dioxin contamination at four dorms is unsafe and should be tested again.
Pittsfield, MA – Nurses at two of the three hospitals in the Berkshires are at odds with their administrations over on-going contract negotiations. Berkshire Bureau Chief, Carrie Saldo, has the most recent development in this story regarding nurses at Berkshire Medical Center.
Austerlitz, NY – They call it the Bounty of the County - it's a relatively new effort to bring local growers and restaurants into a closer relationship. The second annual dinner celebrating the partnership was held at a farm in Austerlitz...and everyone agrees it's a huge success.
Albany, NY – Albany area law enforcement leaders visited the Children's Place daycare at the Empire State Plaza to urge local school officials to apply for pre-Kindergarten grants before time runs out. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.
Albany, NY – After years and years of being on the radio, for the first time - Joe gets to say the words Rock Snot. It is an algae that is creeping its way into our region. Ward will give us an update. We have talked a lot about lead on this program - we will continue our conversation about it in terms of fishing. Plus, as always, we will answer your letters. This week you want to know about fishers and Honey Bees.
Burlington, VT – Bush's Brain is leaving Washington. Karl Rove has announced that he will leave the White House effective August 31st. North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has reaction from the one state the President has never visited - Vermont.