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New York News
6:59 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

NY Green Bank To Stimulate $800 million In Clean Energy Investments

Credit American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

Governor Andrew Cuomo this week announced the first transactions of the New York Green Bank to kick off clean energy projects across the state. These initial transactions are expected to produce investments totaling more than $800 million.

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Hudson Valley News
6:12 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

NYS DEC Okays Lead Agency For Proposed Water Bottling Project

There is growing concern in the Hudson Valley about the main water source for Kingston and whether it should be bottled. And today, New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation designated a lead agency for an environmental review process of the proposal. At least one group is disappointed in the decision.

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New England News
6:10 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Greylock Glen Called 'Win-Win' For Business And Environment

Credit Town of Adams

The town of Adams and the state of Massachusetts recently signed a lease agreement for the Greylock Glen, a 1,000-acre area at the base of the tallest mountain in the commonwealth. A $40 million master plan for the space is expected to be a boon to the area’s tourism industry.

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New York News
5:01 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

NYC Ebola Patient "Relatively Stable"

Credit "Ebola virus particles" by Thomas W. Geisbert, Boston University School of Medicine/Wikimedia Commons

An adviser to Mayor Bill de Blasio says the New York City Ebola patient is in "relatively stable" condition.

Dr. Irwin Redlener spoke today outside Bellevue Hospital, where Dr. Craig Spencer is being treated. Redlener says Spencer's fiance also is hospitalized in isolation. He said Spencer is not "out of the woods" yet, but the chances of his condition dramatically worsening are "very, very limited."

City Health Commissioner Mary Bassett says Spencer visited a restaurant, went to a bowling alley and jogged for three miles before being admitted to a hospital today.

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Capital Region News
4:59 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

The Madison Goes LIVE!

Credit The Madison

Albany's Madison Theater is going to feature live performances.
 

The Madison Theater's  live entertainment venue will open Saturday, Oct. 25 at 8 p.m.

Dan Laiosa is the Madison's general manager. He says "It's the final phase of our renovations at the theater"

The opening show features live jazz from the Nancy and Spencer Reed Quartet.

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New York News
4:39 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Questions Surround Waived Fees In Spa City

Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

A controversy regarding waived water connection fees in Saratoga Springs has triggered an investigation by state authorities and drawn attention to the high-stakes political scene in the Spa City.

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WAMC News
3:50 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Sage President Scrimshaw: Use Ebola As Teachable Moment

Dr. Scrimshaw
Credit Sage

The president of the Sage Colleges says Ebola has become a teachable moment. Dr. Susan Scrimshaw is an expert in the field of public health and spoke with WAMC News the day after the first confirmed case in New York.

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WAMC News
3:45 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Friday, October 24, 2014.

US News
3:37 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

School Shooter North Of Seattle Is Dead

Police in Washington state say a shooter is dead after attack at a high school north of Seattle.

Marysville Police Commander Robb Lamoureux said Friday the shooter was a student and could not say if anyone else was wounded.

Live video showed students being evacuated from Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville, about 30 miles north of Seattle.

Arthur White, who lives across from the school, tells The Daily Herald a large number of police vehicles converged on the scene quickly late Friday morning.

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Hudson Valley News
1:12 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

The CIA And Half Moon Pair Up For Dinner Theatre

Credit Courtesy of Half Moon Theatre

A theatre company in the Hudson Valley is teaming up with the Culinary Institute of America for new offering.

Poughkeepsie-based Half Moon Theatre and the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park are collaborating on a dinner theatre type venture. Molly Renfroe Katz is executive director of Half Moon.

“We say it’s dinner theatre on steroids,” says Renfroe Katz. “We’re thrilled about the pairing of courses. It’s the art of theatre and the art of gastronomy paired. And we’re so excited about that.”

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