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WAMC News
7:44 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the doctor who contracted Ebola in West Africa, now quarantined in New York City.

New York News
7:29 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Ebola In NY: Governor Responds

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New York City (and state's) first case of Ebola takes center stage this morning: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo scheduling appearances on NBC, CBS and CNN today...  Cuomo has become part of New York State’s response to a positive test for Ebola in Dr, Craig Spencer, hospitalized at Bellevue in New York City – Here's Cuomo on the Today Show, courtesy NewsChannel 13 and NBC "We have been preparing literally for weeks on a co-ordinated effort plan between New York City, New York State, federal government CDC, we just done a training with 5 thousand healthcare workers, the health care union has

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Weather
6:51 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

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

Morning showers, then mostly cloudy this afternoon.  Breezy and cool. Highs in the mid 50's.

Partly cloudy tonight.  Lows near 40.

Sunshine giving way to increasing clouds tomorrow.  Possibly a late day shower, mainly in Northern and Central NY.  Highs near 60.

Sports
6:10 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Sports Report: Broncos Best Chargers 35-21

NFL:

Peyton Manning, who broke Brett Favre's career TD passing record last Sunday night, tossed three more TDs in leading the Denver Broncos past the San Diego Chargers 35-21. All three of Manning's TD passes went to Emmanuel Sanders, who caught nine passes for 120 yards. Rookie running back Juwan Thompson added two TD runs for Denver.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri October 24, 2014

The Academic Minute for 10.20-10.24

Visit AcademicMinute.org for exciting research featured every day!

Monday, October 20
Doug Smith - UC San Diego   
Molecular Motors
Dr. Doug Smith is a physicist who studies molecular motors, the physics of knots, and the dynamics of single polymers such as DNA. He earned a Ph.D. from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Chicago..

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New England News
11:10 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Police Employ High-Tech Tool In Pumpkin Riot Probe

Police in New Hampshire are using a relatively new application to collect photos and videos they hope will lead to arrests following weekend chaos at a pumpkin festival.

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New York News
10:00 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Ebola Reaches New York

Ebola has been confirmed in a New York City patient.

City officials say an emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus. It's the fourth case in the U.S. and the first in the nation's biggest city.

Speaking at a press conference before 10 p.m., Mayor Bill de Blasio urged New Yorkers to remain calm and said the disease is different to contract.

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Hudson Valley News
9:18 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Putnam Voters To Decide County Executive And Clerk Races

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A number of candidates took to the stage in Putnam County Wednesday in races ranging from county legislator to state Senate.

Putnam County voters have a few local races of note to decide November 4. There is a race for Putnam County Executive, pitting incumbent Republican MaryEllen Odell against longtime Democratic County Legislator Sam Oliverio. Odell says it’s possible voter turnout could be high given a number of contentious races, including for state Senate seats.

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New England News
9:15 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Vermont Secretary Of State Promotes Early Voting

Vermonters unable to make it to the polls on November 4 are being encouraged to vote early.

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New England News
8:30 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Lawsuits Claim Vermont Cop Violated Rights After Stops

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Three men claim in separate lawsuits that a Vermont state trooper violated their constitutional rights when he improperly searched them after traffic stops.

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