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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Congressional Corner with Chris Murphy

  The last time he appeared on this program, Connecticut U.S. Senator Chris Murphy was in the House of Representatives .

In today’s Congressional Corner, Murphy tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he has enjoyed the transition to the upper chamber.

Arts & Culture
10:05 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Tony Bennett Is It (At Least According To Fred Astaire)

    With his unique, pitch-perfect voice still going strong after more than seven decades in the business, Tony Bennett is in a class by himself. He's the winner of 17 Grammy Awards, the Grammy Lifetime Award and 7 Emmy Awards for his 2007 prime-time special, Tony Bennett: An American Classic.

Bennett delights his fans, both young and old, around the globe with timeless classics such as "Because of You," "Rags to Riches," and his signature song, "I Left My Heart in San Francisco."

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New England News
9:31 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Former Pittsfield Mayor Resigns From Westfield State Board Of Trustees

James Ruberto delivers his victory speech after winning reelection as Pittsfield's mayor in Nov. 2009.
Credit Charlie Deitz / WAMC

The former mayor of Pittsfield, Massachusetts has resigned from the Westfield State University Board of Trustees. University leadership has been under scrutiny for the past year.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Wed August 27, 2014

8/27/14 Panel

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

Topics include:
US Allies
Climate Accord
No NYT Endorsement
If Britain Were a State...
Legroom Fight

New England News
8:17 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Springfield's Fire Commissioner Is Recovering After Attack By Former Employee

Authorities say Springfield's fire commissioner is recovering after being attacked by a disgruntled former employee.

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New England News
8:13 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Vermont Primary Results: Shumlin Wins Party Primary; Scott Milne Wins Republican Nomination

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The Associated Press has declared Gov. Peter Shumlin the winner of his party's primary, a result that was widely expected and clears the way for the Democrat to seek a third two-year term in November.

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WAMC News
7:25 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the New York Times' lack of endorsement for a candidate for the governor's race in New York and crude oil shipments through the Port of Albany.

Hudson Valley News
7:23 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Debate Schedule Is Set In A NY Congressional Race

Two candidates in the race for a New York congressional seat have agreed upon a debate schedule.

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WAMC News
6:49 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Morning Headlines With Judy Patrick Of The Daily Gazette

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Judy Patrick of the Daily Gazette about GE's newest startup, a fuel cell business that will operate from the Saratoga Technology and Energy Park in Malta and the high cost of school supplies.

Weather
6:40 am
Wed August 27, 2014

Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Morning Forecast

Credit WNYT

Today: Partly sunny, slight chance of an isolated shower or thunderstorm this afternoon, highs in the upper 70s and low 80s.

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