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6:15 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Audubon Releases Comprehensive Study On Climate Change Impact On Birds

Common Loon
Credit Melody Lytle/Audubon Photography Awards

If you like hearing the loon’s call at the lake or spotting ducks, you could be out of luck in the near future. In a first-of-its-kind study, Audubon has released a comprehensive study of bird species throughout Alaska, Canada and the continental U.S. assessing fundamental climate needs for each species to survive. It found several iconic species at risk in New York.

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New York News
6:12 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Public Comment Period On Casino Proposals Underway

WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Three days of public hearings on casinos planned for upstate New York began today in Albany County.

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New York News
6:10 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

NYS Dems, At Fall Meeting, Focus On Portraying Opponents In A Negative Light

Credit Karen DeWitt

 

   New York state Democrats say their prime strategy to motivate voters this fall will be to paint Governor Andrew Cuomo’s republican opponent, as an ultra conservative who has a negative view about New York.  

Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul went on the attack against the Republican candidate for governor, Rob Astorino, saying the GOP opponent and his running mate are too conservative and his portrayal of the state as economically troubled and dysfunctional is too pessimistic.

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WAMC News
5:59 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Massachusetts Police: 3 Missing Afghan Soldiers In Custody

Rainbow Bridge at Niagara Falls seen here from Canada
Credit wikipedia.org

Massachusetts law enforcement officials say they have been notified that three Afghan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise are in custody at the Canadian border.

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New York News
4:23 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

NY Requires Agencies To Consider Extreme Weather

Credit WAMC photocomposite by Dave Lucas

New York is requiring state agencies to consider the increasing episodes of extreme weather in public works projects, industrial and commercial permits and issuing regulations.  For New York, those calculations include rising sea levels, more flooding and more severe storms.

Governor Andrew Cuomo says Monday the law is intended to create more resilient infrastructure, noting "the new reality of extreme weather" has had painful consequences for New Yorkers.

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Weather
3:46 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Monday, September 22, 2014.

New England News
12:33 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

New Leadership At Berkshire Career Center; North Adams Tourism Dir. Resigns

Credit Facebook: BerkshireWorks Career Center

A vacant position at the head of Berkshire County’s workforce and career center has been filled.

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Medical Monday : Dr. Michele Gorla

Credit Ellis Medicine

In the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. Michele Gorla, a board-certified sleep specialist at Ellis Medicine in Schenectady. He’s here to answer your questions about a range of sleep related topics, including sleep apnea, insomnia, narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome and parasomnias.

The Roundtable
12:00 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Roundtable Music 9/22

The Roundtable
11:35 am
Mon September 22, 2014

Boston Globe TV Critic Matthew Gilbert

  Network TV's fall season formally starts this week, when most networks are unveiling their new shows, and Nielsen starts counting ratings for the season. Which shows will succeed and which will fail?

The contenders include everything from "Gotham" to "Gracepoint," "The McCarthys," "Bad Judge," and "How to Get Away With Murder." There is also "Black-ish," "Selfie," "Stalker," and "Madam Secretary." Just to name a few.

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