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  Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has been drawing huge crowds on the hustings.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Congressional Quarterly’s David Hawkings discusses the progressive darling’s chances with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

  Among the first generation of boys prescribed medication for hyperactivity in the 1980s, Timothy Denevi took Ritalin at the age of six, and during the first week, it triggered a psychotic reaction. Doctors recommended behavior therapy, then antidepressants.

Nothing worked. As Timothy’s parents and doctors sought to treat his behavior, he was subjected to a liquid diet, a sleep-deprived EEG, and bizarre behavioral assessments before finding help in therapy combined with medication. In Hyper, Timothy describes how he makes his way through school.

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The owner of American Pharoah says the Triple Crown winner will keep racing after all.

  Kermit Roosevelt, University of Pennsylvania Law Professor and Theodore Roosevelt’s Great Great Grandson, combines the momentum of a top-notch legal thriller with a thoughtful examination of one of the worst civil rights violations in US history in Allegiance: A Novel.

The Roosevelt Library and Museum will present an author talk and book signing with Kermit Roosevelt at 7 o'clock tonight in the Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home.

On this edition of Vox Pop, we welcome renowned astronomer Bob Berman to the studio to field all of your Astronomy-related questions.

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The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie heads back to Albany with some verbal and visual input on issues of concern in the 99th Assembly District, represented by fellow Democrat James Skoufis.

Schenectady police say they have made an arrest in connection an incident Wednesday evening at 1330 Union Street.

A Burlington, Vermont police officer has been arrested on a domestic assault charge after an alleged victim described multiple incidents of abuse. 

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Lawmakers in New York's capital city voted to approve legislation requiring Albany gun owners to secure their firearms in a safe or with a trigger lock whenever the weapon is out of their "immediate possession or control."

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