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3:46 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Thursday, November 20, 2014.

New York News
3:45 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

#TransLivesMatter: Locals Observe Transgender Day of Remembrance 2014

Members of the transgender community of the Capital Region, their advocates, and allies will gather in Albany tonight to honor the memory of the many transgender people who have been victims of violence in the past year.

Today is the 16th annual Transgender Day of Remembrance, a solemn tribute to people who have lost their lives to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. The event also raises awareness of the threat of discrimination and violence faced by the transgender community.  

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New York News
3:15 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Schneiderman: Buffalo Blizzard Sign Of Climate Change

AG Eric Schneiderman

New York's Attorney General says the Buffalo snowstorms are more evidence that climate change is happening, and that New York and the nation need to work harder to combat the causes of global warming.

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New York News
2:37 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

New York Lawmakers Share Thoughts On Keystone XL, Oil Transport

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

A bill that would support the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline passed in the U.S. House of Representatives this week failed to clear the Senate by one vote.

The controversial Keystone XL pipeline was passed just last week for the ninth time by the Republican-led House of Representatives. This week, before the Democrat-controlled lame duck Senate, the measure failed by a single vote, 59-41. 

The pipeline would carry crude oil from Canada south through the United States to be refined and shipped overseas from the Gulf Coast.

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WAMC News
2:37 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

The Capitol Connection #1447

(Airs 11/20 & 11/22) WAMC's Alan Chartock talks with Blair Horner, Legislative Director for the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG).

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Capital Region News
12:59 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Interim Siena President Now Permanent

Brother F. Edward Coughlin meets the press as 11th president of Siena College.
Credit WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Siena College has picked its 11th president.  Brother Edward Coughlin, who prefers to be called "Brother Ed," has hit the hallowed Siena grounds just outside Albany running, and believes the timing is "just right."

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New England News
12:45 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Vermont Stops Paying Single Payer Consultant

Jonathan Gruber
Credit Massachusetts Institute of Technology

In what has become a minor national political scandal, an economist’s controversial comments on the Affordable Care Act have cost him consulting fees. But he will complete his work on a financing plan for Vermont’s single-payer health care system.

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New York News
12:34 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Assemblywoman Fahy Convenes Heroin Forum

Members of law enforcement, educators, health care, and treatment experts and others gathered at the Guilderland Town Library Tuesday evening for a panel discussion on heroin and opiate addiction. The panel was organized by Albany Assemblywoman Patricia Fahy.

Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Wildlife: 11/20/14

Credit US Fish & Wildlife Services

We’ll be discussing wildlife today on the show, and wildlife pathologist Ward Stone will join us to provide insight on everything from the deer population to what you see in your backyard. 

Weather
12:26 pm
Thu November 20, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

Paul Caiano
Credit WNYT

Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Thursday, November 20, 2014.

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