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Hudson Valley News
1:00 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Gibson, Eldridge Will Talk About The Environment At NYLCVEF Forum

Two candidates in New York’s 19th Congressional District will participate in a forum tonight at the State University of New York at New Paltz. Republican Congressman Chris Gibson and Democrat Sean Eldridge will field questions on a range of environmental topics. The forum is hosted by the New York League of Conservation Voters Education Fund. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with New York League of Conservation Voters President Marcia Bystryn about what to expect.

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Open Forum: Housing in America

Hudson River Housing Executive Director Ed Murphy joins us in the studio for a discussion of housing issues in the region.

Politics
12:29 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Race For Governor In Massachusetts Enters Final Month As Dead Heat

Republican businessman Charlie Baker and Democratic Attorney General Martha Coakley are locked in a tight race for governor as the campaign enters the weeks.

Republican Charlie Baker has momentum as the race for governor in Massachusetts enters the final month.  It raises the question: Could Martha Coakley lose another big election?  

       Several recent polls have found the race for governor in Massachusetts is a dead heat between the major party candidates with three independents registering in the low single digits.  A double-digit lead Coakley once  had over Baker has now evaporated.

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Weather
12:26 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

Paul Caiano
Credit WNYT

Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Wednesday, October 1, 2014. 

New England News
12:16 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Museum And School Collaboration To Link Harlem Renaissance And Artist Edward Hopper

Berkshire junior Ieva Pranckeviciute stands next to her ceramic sculpture which will be on display at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Mass.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

A lecture this weekend at the Norman Rockwell Museum will highlight the area’s connections to the Harlem Renaissance. Artwork from students at the Berkshire School also will be on display.

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The Roundtable
12:00 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Roundtable Music 10/1

The Roundtable
11:35 am
Wed October 1, 2014

'Curious: The Desire To Know And Why Your Future Depends On It' By Ian Leslie

    

  Everyone is born curious. But only some retain the habits of exploring, learning, and discovering as they grow older. Those who do so tend to be smarter, more creative, and more successful. So why are many of us allowing our curiosity to wane?

Ian Leslie writes about the importance of curiosity in Curious: The Desire To Know And Why Your Future Depends On It.

The Roundtable
11:12 am
Wed October 1, 2014

'Brown Girl Dreaming' By Jaqueline Woodson

    

  Raised in South Carolina and New York, Jaqueline Woodson always felt halfway home in each place.

In Brown Girl Dreaming she uses vivid poems to share what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement.

Arts & Culture
10:35 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Woodstock Film Festival - David Broza

David Broza
Credit Ilan Besor

    The 15th annual Woodstock Film Festival's kick-off event will be the World Premiere of Erez Miller and Henrique Cymerman's feature documentary East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem on Wednesday, October 15 at the Woodstock Playhouse. Filmmaker Erez Miller and two of the film's subjects, David Broza and Steve Earle, will partake in a Q&A after the screening followed by a live acoustic concert featuring David Broza and Steve Earle.

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New York News
10:18 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Queens Assemblyman Arrested

Assemblyman William Scarborough

A state assemblyman from New York City has been charged by authorities with using his campaign funds for personal expenses.

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