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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!

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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

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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
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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

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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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New York News
12:45 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

New York: Ready For Ebola

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New York City’s first case of Ebola, confirmed late Thursday, has government officials scrambling and health officials mobilizing.

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New York News
12:34 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

New York State School Boards Association Convention Comes At Critical Time

Credit Tim Kremer

More than 2,400 educators and school officials from 400 districts across the state will be in New York City Sunday through Tuesday for the 95th annual convention of the New York State School Boards Association. Executive Director Tim Kremer says the agenda is full as the meeting comes at a critical time.

New England News
12:31 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Frank Lloyd Wright And Pittsfield: What Could've Been

The "Work + House" exhibit continues at the Lichenstein Center in Pittsfield, Mass. through Nov. 1.
Jim Levulis WAMC

An exhibit at Pittsfield’s Lichtenstein Center discusses how industrial worker housing shaped the city and reveals designs by famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright that might have changed the area as we know it.

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