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12:30 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Food Friday: Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Some argue it’s the biggest food holiday of the year here in the U.S. We have a panel of Berkshire chefs in the studio with us today, here to talk about cooking and dining for the holidays, and to answer your questions.

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Weather
12:26 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

Paul Caiano
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Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Friday,  November 21, 2014. 

New England News
12:22 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Hundreds Rally To Urge Rebuilding Of Cathedral High School

Pauline Sawyer of Agawam, Ma, a member of the Cathedral High School class of 1960, was among 400 people at rally to urge Catholic Bishop Mitchell Rozanski to rebuild the school that was destroyed by the June 1, 2011 tornado
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The fate of historic Cathedral High School, the only Catholic high school in Springfield, Massachusetts, hangs in the balance.  A group of activists is campaigning to get a new school built on the spot where a tornado wrecked the Cathedral building more than three years ago.

The campaign to rebuild Cathedral High School, which includes lawn signs, bumper stickers, lobbying, endorsements from prominent politicians, letter writing, social media, radio and TV interviews is aimed at securing the vote of just one person—Bishop Mitchell Rozanski.

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New England News
12:10 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Congressional Democrats Hopeful President's Actions Will Spur Reform

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During a primetime address Thursday, President Obama outlined executive actions to provide temporary relief to some five million undocumented immigrants living in the United States. The issue has generated heated debate, but little movement by Congress.

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The Roundtable
11:35 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Josh Ritter Trying Out New Songs And Such At MASS MoCA 11/22

Singer-songwriter, touring musician, and novelist Josh Ritter joins us this morning at The Linda.

Josh tours nationally and internationally often with The Royal City Band, sometimes in a trio, and some other times - solo.

Tomorrow night at MASS MoCA in North Adam, MA, Josh will play solo acoustic, trying out new material -- warming it up and feeling it out for an as-yet unnamed forthcoming album.

Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Albany Symphony's Guest Conductor Mei-Ann Chen And Guest Soloist Caroline Goulding

  Mei-Ann Chen, the Music Director of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra and Chicago Sinfonietta, makes her Albany Symphony debut tomorrow night as guest conductor of the Albany Symphony Orchestra and joins us this morning.

Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6, the “Pastorale” Symphony, highlights the program, and the gifted young violinist Caroline Goulding brings her poise and technique to Albany for the first time with Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto.

The concert is tomorrow night at 7:30 at the Palace Theatre in Albany.

The Roundtable
10:35 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Ideas Matter - NEH’s 50th anniversary and the Common Good

  We are very happy to continue our regular feature – Ideas Matter: Checking in with the Public Humanities. It is our chance to check in with the Humanities Councils throughout our 7-State area to discuss important ideas and why they do indeed matter.

Today we check in with William "Bro" Adams, the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities and speak with him about his new initiative to use humanities as the civic toolkit for working towards the Common Good.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Basilica Farm & Flea

  Farmers, artisans, vintage collectors, and makers of handmade and quality goods will converge at the 2nd annual Basilica Farm & Flea, the large-scale farm-stand and flea market taking place over Thanksgiving Weekend at Basilica Hudson in Hudson, NY.

A local, artisan alternative to big box and mall shopping, Basilica Farm & Flea showcases fantastic wares made by regional and very talented people.

The weekend kicks off with the Black Friday Soirée from 5 to 9pm on Friday, Nov 28th - which will offer attendees local food, music, and fun.

Here now to tell us more are Melissa Auf der Maur, creative director of the Basilica Hudson, Farm & Flea’s farmer coordinator Lauren Giambrone (a farmer herself and maker of Good Fight Herb Co.), and Hudson River Exchange organizer Stella Yoon.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Fri November 21, 2014

11/21/14 Panel

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

Topics include Immigration Overhaul, Smithsonian Cosby Debate, Drug Stings Faulted, Ebola Spread Slowed, and Airbag Hearing.

WAMC News
7:48 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the buffalo lake-effect snow storm, and Obama's executive action on immigration.

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