Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

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Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano

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

A mix of sun and cloudsA mix of sun and clouds today.  Highs in the mid to upper 60's.

Partly cloudy tonight.  Lows in the upper 40's.

A mix of sun and clouds tomorrow.  Highs in the mid to upper 60's.



In the NFL, Seattle topped Detroit 13-10.

The New York Jets have signed wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins to the practice squad, and released wide receiver-kick returner Walter Powell from the practice squad. Thompkins was signed by New England as an undrafted free agent out of Cincinnati in 2013 and he caught 32 passes for 466 yards and four touchdowns as a rookie. Powell had been with the Jets since last season, when New York claimed him off waivers from Arizona.

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General Electric says it has completed its sixth and final year of dredging sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls from the upper Hudson River.

A Hudson Valley county and nine municipalities have filed a lawsuit over a proposal to allow a fast-growing Hasidic Jewish village to annex 164 acres of adjacent land.


A top official with MGM Resorts International Monday pledged the company’s strong commitment to building a casino in Springfield. MGM upped the ante by announcing plans to take a former school department building off the city’s hands and redevelop it.

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Governor Cuomo, who has been somewhat reticent about speaking out on the national stage, has lately been talking about the issue of gun violence, saying it should be a key topic in Congress and in the 2016 campaigns.

Blair Horner: Government Needs To Help Patients

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Recently, a National Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Medicine report identified a huge problem in health care:  the failures of health care providers to quickly and accurately identify a patient’s diagnosis.  The report estimated that most patients will experience at least one wrong or delayed diagnosis over their lifetime.

In many cases that delay can have no serious consequence, in others the consequence can be deadly.  For example, a delay in identifying a cancer can tip the scales from being easily treatable to catastrophic.

Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

19 hours ago


Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Monday, October 5, 2015.

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Albany residents have a chance tonight to weigh in on a manual being drafted to make city streets safer.

The City of Albany and the Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC) are presenting the first of two public meetings to gather input into a policy and design manual that will lay down guidelines for the creation and installation of sidewalks, cycling infrastructure, crosswalks, road diets, traffic calming measures, bus pullouts and more.

Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal on Monday unveiled steps he says will expedite and strengthen how the United States accepts refugees of the Syrian Civil War. The White House has said it will accept 10,000 refugees during the next fiscal year. The Democrat talked with WAMC’s Jim Levulis about his plan.