Times Union http://wamc.org en 518Life Magazine http://wamc.org/post/518life-magazine <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A new lifestyle magazine with in-depth articles focusing on what it means to live in the Capital Region is making its debut this spring.</p><p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/518Life"><em>518Life</em></a>, from the <em>Times Union</em>'s magazine division, will be published monthly and include home and health care coverage previously found in the <em>Times Union</em>'s other magazines, <em>HealthyLife</em> and <em>Life@Home</em>.</p><p>The debut issue, for example, features a cover story, "The Changing Face of the Capital Region," which examines the increasingly diverse population and the factors driving it. That article is by Chris Churchill, who joins us this morning. We are also joined by the Executive Editor of the magazine, Janet Reynolds.</p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 87346 at http://wamc.org 518Life Magazine Morning Headlines With Mike Spain http://wamc.org/post/morning-headlines-mike-spain-3 <p>Ian Pickus speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of the Albany Times Union, about the morning's top headlines.</p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 11:05:39 +0000 Ian Pickus & Mike Spain 70801 at http://wamc.org Morning Headlines With Mike Spain Meet The Blogger Known As 'NY Citizen One' http://wamc.org/post/meet-blogger-known-ny-citizen-one <p> The Albany-based blogger behind "New York Citizen One" joined Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas earlier this month to discuss blogging as an effective complement to established news sources. They talked about Albany, the blog's relationship with the local newspaper and what's on the horizon for local digital media</p> Sun, 28 Apr 2013 16:29:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 63243 at http://wamc.org Meet The Blogger Known As 'NY Citizen One' WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-72 <p>In the NBA, the Chicago Bulls beat the Brooklyn Nets 90-82 on Monday night to even their first-round series at one game apiece. Carlos Boozer had 13 points and 12 rebounds. Brook Lopez scored 21 points for the Nets.</p><p>Elsewhere, the Los Angeles Clippers are heading to Memphis after grabbing a two-games-to-none lead in the NBA's Western Conference quarterfinals. Chris Paul hit a floater with 0.1 seconds left to give the Clippers a 93-91 victory over the Grizzlies. Blake Griffin finished with 21 points.</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 11:40:49 +0000 Jaired Crofut 62878 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-64 <p>In golf, Adam Scott holed a 12-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole to beat Angel Cabrera and win the Masters. Scott and Cabrera birdied the final hole of regulation and parred the first sudden-death hole. Cabrera almost pulled out his third Major title, but his birdie try on the first extra hole just missed the cup. It’s the first time an Australian has won the Masters.</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 11:05:47 +0000 Jaired Crofut 62227 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update Times Union and WAMC forum on pedestrian safety http://wamc.org/post/times-union-and-wamc-forum-pedestrian-safety <p></p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 18:51:41 +0000 Times Union/WAMC 61724 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-55 <p>In the NBA, Carmelo Anthony tied his career high with 50 points and the New York Knicks won their ninth straight game, topping the injury-depleted Miami Heat 102-90 last night. Anthony finished 18 of 26 from the field, reaching 50 on a jumper with 16.9 seconds remaining. J.R. Smith scored 14 and Raymond Felton added 10 points for New York.</p><p>Elsewhere, the Lakers beat Dallas 101-81 and Washington topped Chicago 90-86.</p><p>In the women’s NCAA tournament, Louisville claimed another big upset, beating second-seeded Tennessee 86-78 and earning a trip to the Final Four.</p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 12:31:27 +0000 Jaired Crofut 61326 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update Chris Porco film to air Saturday http://wamc.org/post/chris-porco-film-air-saturday <p></p><p>The <em>Times Union </em>reports that on Thursday an appellate judge refused to sustain a restraining order that would have disallowed Lifetime Network from airing a film about convicted killer Christopher Porco. Consequently, “Romeo Killer: The Chris Porco Story,” will be aired this Saturday at 8 p.m.</p><p>Porco made his arguments from a telephone call in prison. At the emergency hearing he claimed the film is not factual and that a lower court judge was right to issue a temporary restraining order.</p> Fri, 22 Mar 2013 10:31:32 +0000 Jaired Crofut 60447 at http://wamc.org Chris Porco film to air Saturday WAMC's David Guistina chats with Mike Spain http://wamc.org/post/wamcs-david-guistina-chats-mike-spain-0 <p>WAMC's David Guistina chats with Associate Editor of the <em>Times Union</em> Mike Spain about what's making news today.</p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 13:53:45 +0000 David Guistina & Mike Spain 59101 at http://wamc.org WAMC's David Guistina chats with Mike Spain Scott Waldman - Albany Times Union http://wamc.org/post/scott-waldman-albany-times-union <p>The University At Albany is again facing questions about the extracurricular activities of some it its students after several were arrested last week in an alleged hazing incident resembling the torture technique known as 'waterboarding'.</p><p>For more on the incident, WAMC's Patrick Donges spoke with Albany Times Union education reporter Scott Waldman, who has been following the story.</p><p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 17:25:00 +0000 51912 at http://wamc.org