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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Congressional Corner With Chris Murphy

  It’s a new era of U.S.-Cuba relations.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that from his perch on the Foreign Relations Committee, it was time for a change.

The Roundtable
10:35 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Ideas Matter - Shaker Museum In Mount Lebanon

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  We are very happy to continue our regular feature – Ideas Matter: Checking in with the Public Humanities.

Today we'll be talking with David Stocks, the President of the Shaker Museum in Mount Lebanon, New York.

The Shaker Museum is the premier site for collecting and exhibiting Shaker artifacts and for educating New Yorkers about the history and culture of the Shakers. The museum currently has a number of major exhibitions ongoing, as well as new publications forthcoming on Shaker art and design.

Arts & Culture
10:10 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Steve Earle At MASS MoCA 2/7

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  A trailblazer of alt-country, a protest singer of fiery commitment, a songwriter of towering ability - Steve Earle is an artist of expansive talents. He'll be at MASS MoCA for a solo show just before the release of Terraplane, his new blues album.

Steve Earle plays the Hunter Center at MASS MoCA on Saturday, February 7, at 8pm.

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Fri January 30, 2015

1/30/15 Panel

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

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao, and WAMC Newsman, Ray Graf.

Topics include: Keystone Pipeline Vote, Biofuels, Dartmouth Bans Hard Liquor, Budget Battle, and NFL Super Bowl XLIX.

WAMC News
8:35 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, Bronx Assemblyman Carl Heastie, and NYS Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos under federal investigation.

New England News
8:23 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Massachusetts Lawmakers Vote To Change House Speaker Term Limits

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Massachusetts lawmakers have voted to eliminate term limits for state House speakers — a change pushed by Democratic Speaker Robert DeLeo, who supported term limits when he was first elected to the post in 2009.

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Hudson Valley News
8:12 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Invasive Pest Harms Hemlocks In The Catskills

Credit Courtesy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

A new study has found hemlock trees in the Catskill region have been declining in health amid an invasive pest infestation.

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Weather
6:56 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

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

Occasional light snow this morning. Windy and turning colder with snow showers in the afternoon.  Early highs near 30 with the temperature falling in the afternoon.

**Most places will total between 2-4 inches of snow with localized areas as much as 5 or 6 mainly across the higher terrain.

Clearing, windy and bitter cold tonight.  Lows near 0 with wind chill values -10 to -30.

A mix of sun and clouds, windy and very cold tomorrow.  highs in the teens.

Hudson Valley News
6:55 am
Fri January 30, 2015

NYS Comptroller Scores School Districts On Fiscal Stress

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The New York state Comptroller has designated more than 13 percent of school districts as fiscally stressed. A few districts in the Hudson Valley are on the list.

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New York News
6:51 am
Fri January 30, 2015

Assemblyman Joseph Lentol Drops Candidacy To Back Carl Heastie

Assemblyman Joseph Lentol, a longtime legislator from Brooklyn, has dropped his candidacy to become the new leader of the state Assembly, reducing the field to three.

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