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WAMC News
7:48 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the snow storm hitting the Northeast and Ferguson decision reactions.

Weather
7:04 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

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

Snow developing this morning from south to north.  Snow becomes steadier and heavier in the afternoon and evening. Highs in the lower to mid 30's.

Snow, heavy at times this evening, tapering off after midnight from south to north.

Storm totals:
Catskills, Taconics, Litchfield Hills, Berkshires, Southern Vermont 10-16"
I-88, Central Mohawk Valley, Greater Capital District, Mid-Hudson Valley, Central Vermont 7-12"
Interior New England, Lower Hudson Valley, Adirondacks 4-7"

Western Mohawk Valley, Champlain Valley, Northern Vermont 2-4"

Mostly cloudy with a few snow showers tomorrow.  Highs in the mid to upper 30's.

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WAMC News
7:04 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Morning Headlines With Judy Patrick Of The Daily Gazette

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Judy Patrick of the Daily Gazette about how the Ferguson decision affected towns around the country with a focus on the Capital Region and a legal dispute over a popular cupcake store.

Hudson Valley News
6:39 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Metro-North Is Storm Ready

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In anticipation of the Hudson Valley’s first major winter storm, Metro-North Railroad has been preparing.

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Sports
5:40 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Sports Report: Pablo Sandoval And Hanley Ramirez Join Boston Red Sox

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NBA:

In the NBA, Atlanta beat Washington 106-102, Golden State defeated Miami 114-97, Milwaukee bested Detroit 98-86, Sacramento topped New Orleans 99-89, and it was Denver over Chicago 114-109.

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The Best of Our Knowledge
2:00 am
Wed November 26, 2014

The Best Of Our Knowledge #1262

Moving from one temporary home to another with an occasional stint living in a car isn't exactly the roadmap to academic success. In fact, it makes it almost impossible. Today on the Best Of Our Knowledge, we'll hear the story of a homeless student in Washington State.

We'll also find out that all those times your teacher told you to sit up straight, well it was good advice. And we'll spend an academic minute separating the good exercise from the not so good.

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New England News
10:15 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Vermont Lawmakers Prepare Child Protection Proposals

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The co-chair of the Vermont Legislature's special Committee on Child Protection says the group is going to propose a number of new laws that members hope will close gaps in the child  welfare system identified in the aftermath of the deaths of two toddlers.

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Hudson Valley News
9:28 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Judge Dismisses Suit Concerning Proposed Tuxedo Casino

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A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against an Orange County town over a proposed casino. This comes as a decision on casino license recipients in upstate New York is expected December 17.

The lawsuit was filed in July on behalf of 18 residents who live within a few miles of Genting America’s proposed Sterling Forest Resort in the Town of Tuxedo. They filed suit against the Tuxedo Town Board alleging that it skipped an environmental review prior to a vote in June adopting a gaming overlay zone. Bridget Morris is one of the residents who brought the legal action.

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New England News
8:40 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Some Fairpoint Strikers Getting Jobless Benefits

Hundreds of FairPoint workers in Vermont who have been on strike for weeks are getting unemployment benefits, but officials in Maine and New Hampshire have denied requests for such assistance.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

Deadline Looms For Dairy Protection Program Enrollments

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Dairy experts are urging farmers to sign up for a new program included in the Farm Bill that is their only safety net for fluctuating milk prices.

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