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New York News
3:59 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Vigil Tonight For Kenneth White

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A candlelight vigil for slain 5-year-old Kenneth White of the Albany County Town of Knox is set for tonight.

Sheriff Craig Apple says White was strangled and bludgeoned last week by his 19-year-old cousin, Tiffany VanAlstyne, who now faces murder charges. She initially told police White had been kidnapped by masked intruders, who had busrt sthrough the door of the family's trailer at 994 Thacher Park Road. If convicted, she faces 15 years to life in prison.

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WAMC News
3:42 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Monday, December 22, 2014.

Arts & Culture
1:57 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Singer Joe Cocker Dies At 70

British musician Joe Cocker has died at 70, according to multiple reports. The singer best known for his cover of The Beatles' "With A Little Help From My Friends" performed for more than four decades, including an iconic set at Woodstock.

New York News
1:21 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Cuomo Urges Calm After Police Slayings

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging calm through the upcoming holidays and respecting families' grief in response to the weekend killings of two New York City police officers and the July death of a Staten Island man in a confrontation with police.

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WAMC News
12:33 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

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Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Monday, December 22, 2014.

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Medical Monday : Dr. Pablo Lopez : Primary Care

  

Joining us this afternoon for Medical Monday is Dr. Pablo Lopez, a board-certified family medicine physician. He practices at Ellis Primary Care in Schenectady, and he’s here to answer your questions. Brian Shields hosts.

WAMC News
12:30 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Part Seven Of Student Loan Series: Sticker Shock

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As the price for higher education continues to climb, more students are taking on loans to help pay their way through college. But many students take on financial assistance without fully understanding what will happen once they leave campus and the bill comes due. In the seventh installment in our series, WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard explores the “sticker shock” that can accompany student loan payments.

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New England News
12:13 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Berkshire Volunteers Aim To Close Diaper Gap

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Community groups in the Berkshires and across the country are aiming to close what’s known as the diaper gap. One Yale University professor is looking at the psychological impact of being unable to afford diapers for a young child.

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The Roundtable
12:00 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Roundtable Music 12/22

The Roundtable
11:35 am
Mon December 22, 2014

Listener Essay - God Rest Ye Merry, Elmo Doll

  Diane Kavanaugh-Black is an upstate New York writer who leads workshops at Of-the-Essence Holistic Wellness.

"God Rest Ye Merry, Elmo Doll" was one response to the sadness pierced post-divorce question: Were we the family I remember us being? The answer: Yes -- sometimes, yes

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