WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's presidential ambitions and the Greek Stock Market opening today.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

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Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano

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

A mix of sun and clouds today with scattered showers and thunderstorms, some strong.  Highs in the upper 80's.

Evening showers and storms, then mostly cloudy overnight tonight.  Lows in the mid 60's.

A mix of sun and clouds tomorrow with a passing shower or thunderstorm.  Highs in the lower to mid 80's.


In baseball, in the American League, the Yankees topped the White Sox 12-3, Tampa Bay edged Boston 4-3, Toronto beat Kansas City 5-2, Detroit won against Baltimore 6-1, Seattle defeated Minnesota 4-1 in 11 innings, and it was Oakland over Cleveland 2-1 in 10 innings.

(Airs 8/2 & 8/3) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week's show they talk about media coverage the presidential race, corrections in the New York Times, and Broderick Crawford.


The head of a Schenectady company that recently laid off more than 100 workers has resigned.

Hospital officials say a new rehabilitation center is open for business in eastern Vermont.

Strange Universe: 8/2/15

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This week, Bob Berman talks about humidity.

An early morning shooting in Schenectady occurred at the same location as an anti-violence rally held on Friday afternoon.

The Daily Gazette reports a 27-year-old male was shot multiple times on Schenectady Street around 1 a.m. Sunday. He was taken to Albany Medical Center and is reported in stable condition.

No arrests have been made.

$15 Or Bust

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  The plan to give most of New York state's fast-food workers a $15 minimum wage is taking another step toward reality. 

WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

  Sen. Charles Schumer is urging federal safety officials to raise standards for stretch limousines.