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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Mon March 30, 2015

3/30/15 Panel

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

Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, essayist, author, editor and activist - Barbara Smith and SUNY Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

Scheduled topics include Indiana Governor Mike Pence defends new religious freedom legislation; Germanwings Co-Pilot update; Boston Bombing Trial; Former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley on Presidential race; Iran nuclear talks.

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New England News
8:24 am
Mon March 30, 2015

Obama To Attend Opening Of Edward M. Kennedy Institute For The U.S. Senate

President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Republican U.S. Sen. John McCain are among the guests scheduled to pay tribute to the late Sen. Edward Kennedy in Boston.

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WAMC News
7:53 am
Mon March 30, 2015

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the New York State budget agreement reached yesterday and Sen. Charles Schumer being Harry Reid's choice as a successor.

WAMC News
7:02 am
Mon March 30, 2015

Morning Headlines With Ken Lovett Of The New York Daily News

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about the agreement reached on the New York State Budget.

Weather
6:59 am
Mon March 30, 2015

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Credit WNYT

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

Cloudy with rain and snow showers this morning, and a few rain showers this afternoon  Highs in the mid 40's.

Partly cloudy tonight.  Lows in the upper 20's.

Mostly sunny north of I-90 tomorrow, mostly cloudy south with snow showers.  Highs in the lower 40's.

Sports
6:04 am
Mon March 30, 2015

Sports Report: Men's Final Four Is Set; UConn In Albany Tonight

NCAA:

The Final Four is set. Top seed Duke beat Gonzaga 66-52 to win the South Region and advance to the NCAA Final Four where they will see Michigan State on Saturday after its victory in the East Region as the seventh seed, knocking off Louisville 76-70 in overtime. Kentucky will take on Wisconsin on Saturday.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon March 30, 2015

This Week on The Academic Minute (2015.3.30)

This Week on The Academic Minute (2015.3.30 - 4.3)
 
Monday, March 30
Kim Janda of The Scripps Research Institute explores the possibility of combating addiction through vaccination.

Tuesday, March 31
Jaime Cloud of Western Oregon University delves into human mating psychology.

Wednesday, April 1
The University of Alabama-Birmingham's Patricia Drentea analyzes how our increasing longevity is affecting the family structure.

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New York News
4:49 am
Mon March 30, 2015

Budget Framework Deal Announced

Credit Office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders reached a framework agreement for a budget deal late Sunday night and hope to begin passing bills today to meet the midnight Tuesday deadline.

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Media Project
5:57 pm
Sun March 29, 2015

The Media Project #1243

(Airs 3/29 & 3/30) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and UAlbany Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about the survival of print journalism,  Bernie Goldberg takes on Bill O'Reilly, Yik Yak, your letters and much more.

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Strange Universe With Bob Berman
9:45 am
Sun March 29, 2015

Strange Universe: 3/29/15

This week, Bob Berman talks about how easy and dramatic astronomy can be.

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