WAMC News
11:42 am
Fri October 26, 2007

Groups Gearing Up for Anti-War Rallies

Plattsburgh, NY – A National Day of Action is planned on Saturday to call on the Bush Administration to end the Iraq war, bring the troops home and use war funding instead for domestic needs. Thousands of anti-war protesters are expected to gather in cities across the country and activists are gearing up for gatherings in two cities in our region. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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51 % The Women's Perspective
5:16 am
Fri October 26, 2007

Latina culture

Albany, NY – It's well-documented that Latinas are on the rise in the United States. Census data shows that for every eight people in our country, at least one is Latin American. Latin American cultures aren't known for empowering women. Hispanic men are known for their macho and dominating behavior. The theme of woman as traitor runs through much of Latin-American literature.

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12:50 am
Fri October 26, 2007

Word For The Wise #3360

Albany, NY – Word For The Wise #3360--10/26/07: Whatever--and however--it works

WAMC News
11:47 am
Thu October 25, 2007

Leahy Provisions in Farm Bill Benefit Vermont Agriculture

Montpelier, VT – A U.S. Senate panel is finishing up work on the 2007 Farm Bill, and Vermont's senior senator says it contains significant provisions to help his state. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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WAMC News
5:25 am
Thu October 25, 2007

Northeast States Try to Force Mercury Emission Cuts

Montpelier, VT – New York and Vermont have joined other New England states in calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to do more to control mercury pollution that's blowing into the region from the Midwest. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.

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51% Extended Segments
5:22 am
Thu October 25, 2007

Ana Nogales

Albany, NY – Ana Nogales specializes in treating Latinas living in the United States. Nogales appears on Spanish-language television shows on channels like Univision, and has even had her own Spanish-language radio call-in show. I met with Nogales at the Omega Institute in New York's Hudson Valley. She began by telling me how she ended up in psychology.

 

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The Best of Our Knowledge
3:51 am
Thu October 25, 2007

Special Forum: NY's Education Achievement Gap

Vox Pop
3:48 am
Thu October 25, 2007

Science Forum 10/25/07

Albany, NY – Do birds have the sense of smell? What makes the colors in fireworks? Why can't we just shoot nuclear waste into the sun? What is the science behind the bullet ricochet? All these fascinating questions are tackled on this edition of the Science Forum. Brian Shields hosts.

WAMC New York News
3:32 am
Thu October 25, 2007

Groups Call on Gov, DEC to limit Mercury Pollution from Cement Kilns

Albany, NY – Five Environmental Groups are pushing for reduction of dangerous mercury pollution from three New York cement kilns. Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.

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WAMC New York News
2:50 am
Thu October 25, 2007

Sex Offenders: New Program Draws Fire

Kingston, NY – The idea is a new one - put a small group of paroled sex offenders into one area where they have access to treatment, support and supervision. But the location may be the sticking point.

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