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Legislative Gazette
8:00 pm
Fri November 28, 2014

The Legislative Gazette #1448

(Airs 11/28) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: State lawmakers negotiate for their first pay raise in fifteen years, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the relationship between NY Governor Cuomo and NJ Gov Christie, and will have congressional reaction to the recent defeat of the Keystone XL oil pipeline in the U.S. Senate.

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Commentary & Opinion
4:10 pm
Fri November 28, 2014

Karen Hitchcock: “…A Renewed Call to Action” Apparently Gone Unheeded

Early this year, a Report was issued by the White House Council on Women and Girls with the startling finding that one in five of our nation’s female students have been sexually assaulted. Since that time, this oft-repeated statistic has been called everything from “appalling” and “tragic” to “overblown” and “inaccurate.” Wherever an individual falls on that continuum of reactions, I think all would agree that even one incidence of sexual assault is too many.

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Weather
3:46 pm
Fri November 28, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Friday, November 28, 2014. 

New England News
12:46 pm
Fri November 28, 2014

Springfield Officials Consider Future BID Payments

The city of Springfield, Massachusetts is considering a new three-year agreement with a non-profit organization that promotes downtown activities.

   The city council is reviewing a proposal to continue to make $70,000 annual payments to the Business Improvement District, or BID.   Springfield BID executive director Christopher Russell said the organization offers a number of programs including sidewalk sweeping, graffiti removal and marketing special events from fees paid by downtown property owners.

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Hudson Valley News
10:48 am
Fri November 28, 2014

Central Hudson Says Its Largest Field Mobilization Is At Work

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

Wednesday’s snowstorm left more than 100,000 Hudson Valley residents without power. The hardest-hit areas included Dutchess and Ulster Counties, and Central Hudson Gas & Electric customers numbered about 45,000 of the estimated total.

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Hudson Valley News
8:00 am
Fri November 28, 2014

County Legislator Proposes Compromise For Rockland's Budget

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The minority leader of the Rockland County legislature Wednesday proposed a bipartisan compromise for the 2015 budget. The county executive has responded.

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Hudson Valley News
7:10 am
Fri November 28, 2014

NY Congresswoman Urges Deeper Pipeline Review At Indian Point

A New York congresswoman has written to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission about assessing potential dangers from a proposed pipeline expansion near Westchester County-based Indian Point.

Democratic Congresswoman Nita Lowey penned a letter to the NRC chair, asking that the Commission require Indian Point-owner Entergy Nuclear to further assess the risk of an accident from the proposed Algonquin Incremental Market, or AIM, project.

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Weather
6:46 am
Fri November 28, 2014

Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Morning Forecast

Credit WNYT

Today:  Mostly cloudy, cold, highs in the upper 20s and low 30s.

Tonight: Partly to mostly cloudy, lows in the low to mid teens

Saturday:  Mostly cloudy, still quite cold, highs in the upper 20s and low 30s

Sports
5:40 am
Fri November 28, 2014

Sports Report: Thanksgiving Day Football

NFL:

In the NFL on Thanksgiving Day football, Detroit beat Chicago 34-17. Calvin Johnson caught 11 passes for 146 yards and a pair of second-quarter touchdowns for the Lions. Elsewhere Philadelphia defeated Dallas 33-10. Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback Mark Sanchez threw for a touchdown and ran for another. Meanwhile Richard Sherman picked off two passes as the Seattle Seahawks stifled the San Francisco 49ers 19-3.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri November 28, 2014

The Academic Minute for 11.24 -11.28

Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! If you happened to miss a segment this holiday week, be sure to catch up at Academic Minute.org

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