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Hudson Valley News
4:06 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

Kiryas Joel To Hold Public Comment Session Tuesday Night

There is a public comment session scheduled for Tuesday evening in a Hudson Valley Hasidic Jewish village concerning the proposed annexation of more than 500 acres of land to the village.

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New York News
3:54 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

Cuomo Goes To Bat For Juvenile Offenders

Governor Andrew Cuomo and juvenile justice reformers say New York should stop automatically prosecuting 16- and 17-year-old offenders as adults.

Supporters of the change came to the state Capitol Tuesday to make their case to lawmakers. They want to raise the age of criminal responsibility to 18, so all but the most violent 16- and 17-year-old offenders would be handled by the juvenile justice system.

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US News
3:44 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

House Sends President DHS Funding Bill

In a bit of a surprise, the House is sending President Obama a bill to fund Homeland Security through year's end, without conditions.  Reaction is coming in:

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont:

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New York News
3:34 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

Rebuild NY Now Continues Push For Budget Surplus Funding

Credit WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Members of Rebuild NY Now, a broad-based coalition seeking to raise awareness about the state’s infrastructure needs, spoke at the Albany County Office Building Tuesday.

Local elected officials, members of organized labor, local Chambers of Commerce and representatives of private businesses gathered to bring attention to New York's crumbling highways and aging bridges, in efforts to underline their cause: convince the state to use its $5 billion budget surplus from recent settlements against overseas banks to fund infrastructure projects.

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Weather
3:14 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

Vox Pop
3:10 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

Copyright Forum : 3/3/15

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Today on Vox Pop, we look at where art and law meet with the Copyright Forum. Our guests are intellectual property lawyer Paul Rapp, artist Polly Law and medical illustrator Bill Westwood. 

WAMC Programs
3:06 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

The Book Show #1389 - Peter Carey

  Peter Carey is a two-time winner of the Man Booker Prize - and he's one of only three authors to have won Prize twice. Carey’s newest novel is Amnesia, a cyber-terrorism political thriller that explores Australia’s history and politics, and its quasi-colonial relationship with the United States, during three different periods of recent history: the 1940s, the 1970s, and the present-day era of cybersecurity, hackers, and WikiLeaks.

Hudson Valley News
12:45 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

It's The Finale For NYC's Last Standing Classical Music Store

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New York City's last classical sheet music store is closing for good on Friday.

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New York News
12:40 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

NY Immigration Coalition Lobbying For DREAM Act In Albany

Steven Choi, Executive Director of the New York Immigration Coalition
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The DREAM Act has once again passed the state Assembly in Albany. But once again the measure's future in the state Senate is uncertain. Supporters of the DREAM Act, which would allow the children of undocumented immigrants to receive college tuition assistance from the state, are more optimistic this year of the bill making it to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's desk. Steven Choi, the Executive Director of the New York Immigration Coalition, is in Albany today for a rally and lobbying.

New England News
12:30 pm
Tue March 3, 2015

It’s Town Meeting Day In Vermont

Huntington VT 2006 Town Meeting
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It is Town Meeting Day in Vermont — when voters in communities across the state discuss and decide issues, budgets and pick community leaders.

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