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4/27/15 Panel

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

Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, WAMC newsman, Ray Graf, and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

Scheduled topics include the earthquake in Nepal; Russian hackers and President Obama's email; Clinton Foundation missteps; Baltimore protests; White House Correspondents Dinner.

Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the earthquake in Nepal, genocide in Turkey, and another taser case in Albany.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman prepared for a gubernatorial run and Republicans standing by Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

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Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano
WNYT

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Mostly cloudy, breezy and cool today with scattered showers. Highs in the mid to upper 50's.

Mostly cloudy tonight with a few showers. Low in the lower 40's.

A mix of sun and clouds, breezy but milder tomorrow.  Highs in the lower 60's.

NHL:

In the NHL playoffs, Montreal completed the series 4-2 over Ottawa 2-0 taking the Habs to the second round and it was Minnesota over St. Louis 4-1 to advance to the second round after completing the series 4-2.

This Week on The Academic Minute (2015.4.27)

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This Week on The Academic Minute

Monday, April 27
Scott Adler of York University discusses his research into eye movement and cognitive development.

Tuesday, April 28
Geoff Harkness of Morningside College explains his findings conducting interviews on athletic playing fields in Iraq.

Wednesday, April 29
Lafayette College’s Jennifer Talarico explores the accuracy of human memory.

(Airs 4/26 & 4/27) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Alan Chartock, University at Albany Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao, and Poughkeepsie Journal Executive Editor Stu Shinske. On this week's show they talk about the Pulitzers, the F word, your letters, and much more.

..::Photo via AP | Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) (April 2009)::..

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says every eligible voter in the United States should be able to register to vote online.

NY Congressman To Introduce Anti-Swatting Act

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Courtesy of the Office of Congressman Eliot Engel

A New York Congressman whose district includes portions of Westchester County will introduce a bill Monday to combat “swatting.”

At Marathon Finish Line, Two Types Of Relief

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People were pushed up against the metal fences on either side of the street holding up signs, ringing cowbells, and waving clappers in the air. Spirits were high, despite the overcast clouds and constant rain. Marathon runner, German Caraang, shares his experience of his first Boston marathon.

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