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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Thu April 24, 2014

"America's Fiscal Constitution: Its Triumph And Collapse" By Bill White

    With insights gained from original scholarship and an unusual breadth of experience in finance and government, Bill White distils practical lessons from the nation's five previous spikes in debt. America's Fiscal Constitution is an entertaining and objective guide for people trying to make sense of the current and most dangerous debt crisis.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Thu April 24, 2014

4/24/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld and Times Union Associate Editor, Mike Spain.

Topics include:
Net Neutrality
Georgia Guns
Exercise-related fatigue
Face recognition
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WAMC News
7:29 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a new Georgia gun law, what NATO can do when it comes to Russia, and an editorial about convicted criminals in prison when current laws don't uphold those original rulings.

Weather
6:56 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Forecast

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

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New England News
6:50 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Warren Scheduled To Speak In Springfield To Promote New Book

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren will be in western Massachusetts Friday to promote her new autobiography.

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Sports
6:20 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Sports Report: 2014 NFL Regular Season Set

The NFL has announced its 2014 schedule, and it opens with the Super Bowl-champion Seattle Seahawks hosting the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, Sept. 4. The New York Giants will have their first game against Detroit in the Monday Night Football opener of the regular season. The Patriots will see Miami for their first game, and the New York Jets will go head to head with Oakland. The Bills will visit Chicago for their regular season opener.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Dr. Nicholas Leadbeater, University of Connecticut - Scarcity of Helium

You may be surprised to learn of the widespread uses of helium.

Nicholas Leadbeater, associate professor of chemistry at the University of Connecticut, details the wide application of this chemical element and explains why its days of filling party balloons may be coming to an end.

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New England News
11:15 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Canada To Phase Out Old Rail Tank Cars In 3 Years

DOT-111 Rail Car
Credit Harvey Henkelmann/Wikimedia Commons

Canada will require a three-year phase out of the type of tank cars involved in the Quebec train derailment last summer that killed 47.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Vermont House Passes GMO Labeling Bill

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The Vermont House has taken a final, and resounding, vote to pass a bill that's likely to make Vermont the first state with a labeling requirement for genetically modified foods.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Police Say Man With Knife Shot In Station Lobby

Vermont State Police say a 42-year-old man was hospitalized in stable condition Wednesday after being shot by a police officer when he refused to drop a knife while in the lobby of the Bennington police department.

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