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6:14 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

Holiday Light Show Begins 20th Season

Credit Spirit of Springfield

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the largest holiday light snow in New England.  Bright Nights at Forest Park in Springfield features more than a dozen different light displays along a two-mile drive through the city’s largest park.  WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Judy Matt, president of Sprirt of Springfield, the non-profit that produces Bright Nights along with the city’s parks department.

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New England News
6:06 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

Undocumented Immigrants Hope To Navigate Adjusted System

More than 50 people turned out for the Berkshire Immigrant Center's workshop at Berkshire Community College Tuesday.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

In response to President Obama’s executive actions on immigration announced last week, the Berkshire Immigrant Center is reaching out to undocumented immigrants in the region who may be affected by the deferred deportations. More than 50 people showed up for the center’s workshop Tuesday at Berkshire Community College.

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New England News
3:58 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

Gov. Patrick: 'Be Patient, Be Careful' On Roads

Downtown Pittsfield, Mass. was blanketed by several inches of snow Wednesday.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

A mix of rain and snow is hitting parts of the Northeast as many start their Thanksgiving travel. The storm is forecast to last into the evening, dumping more than a foot of heavy, wet snow.

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Weather
3:46 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the snowy evening forecast for Wednesday, November 26, 2014. 

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New York News
3:15 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

Family Of Darryl Mount, Jr. Files Lawsuit Against Saratoga Springs

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The family of Darryl Mount Jr., a man who died earlier this year from injuries sustained during a police foot chase in Saratoga Springs on Labor Day weekend 2013, has filed a lawsuit against the city.

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New York News
2:55 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

Lake George Park Commission Executive Director Can Return In December

Credit Lucas Willard

Resolution came today in the case of Dave Wick. The embattled executive director of the Lake George Park Commission, who was placed on paid leave earlier this month, can now return to his job. The announcement comes after an outpouring of support from public officials and environmental groups.

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Vox Pop
2:16 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

Open Forum: Thanksgiving 2014

Credit Wikipedia

What are you thankful for this year? It's a discussion of food, family and tradition today on the Vox Pop.

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Hudson Valley News
1:14 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

Thanksgiving Eve Snowstorm Bears Down

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The first major winter storm of the season is hitting the region this hour on one of the busiest travel days of the year. Snow already covers the ground in some regions while other areas are just starting to see the changeover from rain and sleet at this hour.

Travelers looking to get out of town for Thanksgiving usually face heavy traffic, but this year, weather is the wildcard. Meteorologist Luigi Meccariello is with the National Weather Service out of Albany.

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New England News
12:40 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

New Adams Town Administrator: 'A Local Government Guy Through And Through'

Tony Mazzucco has been selected as Adams' town administrator.
Credit Tony Mazzucco

The Berkshire County town of Adams has selected its next administrator. Thirty-year-old Tony Mazzucco will fill the position vacated by Jonathan Butler this summer. Butler, 33, served for five years in the post and is now the president of the Berkshire Chamber of Commerce.

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New England News
12:30 pm
Wed November 26, 2014

US Luge Athletes Prepare For World Cup Opener

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The USA Luge team is preparing for its first World Cup competition of the season. Members spoke by conference call from Austria with reporters Tuesday, including WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.

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