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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Congressional Corner With Jim McGovern

    The U.S. is weighing what action to take against ISIS.

In a Congressional Corner interview recorded last Wednesday, Massachusetts Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock the Congress should have a chance to weigh in.

Arts & Culture
10:35 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Yaddo Open Tours

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  Yaddo – the National Historic Landmark and privates artists’ colony in Saratoga Springs - will open this weekend for guided public tours for the first time in 3 years and only the 6th time in their history. Artists who have worked at Yaddo have won 71 Pulitzer Prizes, 29 MacArthur Fellowships, 68 National Book Awards, 42 National Book Critics Circle Awards and even a Nobel Prize to Saul Bellow.

This weekend you can see the very walls they stared at while waiting to create and the spaces that surrounded them while they ultimately did write, compose, choreograph, paint, print, sculpt and film.

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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Book Picks - Odyssey Bookshop

  This week's Book Picks come to us from Joan Grenier and Chrysler Szarlan of Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley, MA.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Tue September 16, 2014

9/16/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain & Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

Topics include:
Iraq on ISIS
Ebola Effort
Ukranian Concessions
Hepatitis Drug
Urban Outfitters Kent State Sweatshirt
TU Stories

WAMC News
7:42 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, the New York Governor's race, and the Islamic State extremists on a local level.

WAMC News
7:08 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Morning Headlines With Mike Spain Of The Times Union

WAMC's David Guistina chats with Mike Spain of the Times Union about minimum wage and safety improvements on Central Ave in Albany.

Weather
6:45 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Credit WNYT

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

Showers this morning, then increasing sun.  Highs in the mid 60's.

Mostly clear tonight. Lows in the mid 40's.

A mix of sun and clouds today.  Highs in the upper 60's.

Sports
6:28 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Sports Report: Adrian Peterson Accused Of Second Set Of Child Abuse Charges After Reinstatement

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.
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NFL:

In Monday Night Football, Cody Parkey hit a 36-yard field goal as time expired to complete Philadelphia's comeback in a 30-27 win over the Colts. Nick Foles hit Jeremy Maclin for a six-yard TD with 3:25 left and drove the 2-0 Eagles down field for the winning kick after the Colts went three-and-out. Andrew Luck put the Colts ahead in the fourth quarter with his third touchdown pass of the game, but his lone interception set up the Eagles' tying TD.

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New England News
10:50 pm
Mon September 15, 2014

Supporters Of Closed School For Deaf Not Giving Up

Holton Hall of the Austine School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Brattleboro, Vermont
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The Vermont Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing has closed, but supporters and alumni haven't given up on it.

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New England News
9:15 pm
Mon September 15, 2014

Tiny College Launches $2M Fundraising Challenge

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A tiny Vermont college that focuses on environmental stewardship is launching a $2 million fundraising challenge.

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