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New England News
6:17 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Study Says Cutting Carbon Emissions Would Have Almost Immediate Health Benefits

A new study released today says a proposal by the Obama administration to reduce power plant emissions to combat climate change would also have benefits for people’s health.

A study from Harvard, Boston and Syracuse University scientists said there would be substantial health benefits if carbon emissions from power plants are reduced by the levels being considered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 

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Politics
4:38 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Gov. Cuomo Faces Deadline To Name Judge

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New York Governor Cuomo has until the end of this week to fill a vacancy on the state’s highest court. His choices include the reappointment of a Republican woman judge who currently holds the seat  and several Democratic alternatives.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:52 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Stephen Gottlieb: Facts And Fiction

Professor Stephen Gottlieb discusses the gulf between political rhetoric and fact.

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WAMC News
3:51 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Mark McLoughlin Brings Documentary "Blood Rising" To UAlbany

During the past 20 years, approximately 1,400 girls who are poor and work in the factories of Juarez, Mexico have been abducted, sexually abused and then murdered. Their story and the story of an Irish artist who is working to keep their memories alive are told in the film Blood Rising, to be shown tonight at 7 at the University at Albany's Recital Hall. Admission is free. The director Mark McLoughlin, the arist profiled in the film, Brian MaGuire, and Marisela Ortiz-Rivera, the mother of one of the murdered women of Juarez, will be at tonight's screening.

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Weather
3:46 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

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Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Tuesday, September 30, 2014. 

WAMC Programs
3:06 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

The Book Show #1367 - Walter Mosley

    Walter Mosley is the author of more than 43 books, most notably 13 Easy Rawlins mysteries.

His latest, Rose Gold, continues Mosley’s ongoing and unique achievement in combining the mystery/PI genre with a rich social history of post war Los Angeles.

New York News
2:32 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

In New York Governor's Race, Debates Still In Flux

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino says Gov. Cuomo should agree to a televised one-on-one debate.
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New York Governor Cuomo has accepted two debate offers from media outlets, but neither format includes a one-on-one televised contest between the incumbent Democrat and his Republican opponent. GOP candidate Rob Astorino is objecting.

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New England News
2:10 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Candlelight Vigil For Victims Of Addiction To Be Held In North Adams

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A vigil for victims of addiction is being held tonight in North Adams, Massachusetts amid growing concerns of an opioid epidemic across the country.

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Vox Pop
1:43 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

Open Forum: Traffic Etiquette & Technology

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The debate over the use of red light cameras in Albany and around the region has raised an interesting question: are we using technology properly to stop bad driving?  And how is it changing traffic etiquette?

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Hudson Valley News
1:34 pm
Tue September 30, 2014

NIH Grants To Help Two Westchester Researchers

A Hudson Valley congresswoman says grant money is headed to medical researchers in Westchester County.

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