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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Fri March 6, 2015

3/6/15 Panel

  The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, SUNY at Albany journalism professor and investigative journalist, Rosemary Armao, and Times Union Associate Editor, Mike Spain.

Topics include: 50th Anniversary of Selma; ISIS/Iran; Delta flight goes off runway at LaGuardia; Harrison Ford's plane crash; Ringling Bros. to retire elephants; Daylight savings time and heart attack risk.

Capital Region News
8:18 am
Fri March 6, 2015

Massive Fire At Apartment Complex In Schenectady

Schenectady fire officials are advising people to avoid downtown Schenectady this morning due to a massive fire at an apartment complex. Local area media reports the blaze started around 2 a.m.

The complex is located on Jay Street across from Schenectady City Hall, which is being used as a temporary shelter along with CDTA buses. At least seven people were injured from the fire, several of them seriously, including one man was taken to Albany Medical Center with a broken back after jumping from the fifth floor. Firefighters are also saying one person is unaccounted for. Schenectady City Hall will be closed for today.

WAMC News
7:49 am
Fri March 6, 2015

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses corruption and money in politics and Hillary Clinton's emails.

Weather
6:44 am
Fri March 6, 2015

Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Morning Forecast

Credit WNYT

TODAY: Sunny, unseasonably cold, highs in the teens to near 20°

TONIGHT:  increasing clouds, not as cold lows near 10°.

SATURDAY:  mostly cloudy, chance snow showers, highs in the mid 20s to near 30°

Hudson Valley News
6:21 am
Fri March 6, 2015

FDR Site Hosts Women And Climate Change Summit

Credit NASA

The Environmental Protection Agency is hosting a women’s history event Friday at the FDR site in Dutchess County. WAMC’s Allison Dunne has more. 

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Sports
6:00 am
Fri March 6, 2015

Sports Report: Saints Top Niagara In MAAC, 71-54

NCAA:

In men’s basketball in the MAAC Tournament, No. 8 Siena beat No. 9 Niagara 71-54, No. 7 Saint Peter's bested No. 10 Fairfield 63-33, and it was No. 11 Marist over No. 6 Quinnipiac 80-74. The quarterfinals start on Saturday.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri March 6, 2015

The Academic Minute for 2015.3.2 - 3.6

Catch up with The Academic Minute from 3.2 - 3.6

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New England News
11:30 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Streak Of Below Freezing Days Ends In Vermont

Last month was the coldest February on record in parts of Vermont. The temperature stayed below freezing for 43 consecutive days in parts of the state up until Wednesday.

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New England News
9:23 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Shakespeare & Co. Director Returning To St. Louis Post

Credit Facebook: Shakespeare & Company

Shakespeare & Company’s director is returning to his previous post in St. Louis months after joining the organization.

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Hudson Valley News
9:15 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Central Hudson Field Employees Are In Uniform

Credit Courtesy of Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation

There is something different about the appearance of Central Hudson Gas & Electric field employees in the Hudson Valley.

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