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New England News
9:16 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Governor And Gubernatorial Candidate In Berkshires For Separate Events

Treasurer Steve Grossman won the endorsement of the Massachusetts Democratic Party at it's June convention in Worcester, Mass.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

Massachusetts Treasurer Steve Grossman, a Democratic candidate for governor, will be in western Massachusetts today in support of a local legislator.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Thu August 28, 2014

8/28/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Political Consultant Libby Post & Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

Topics include:
Deficit Update
Immigration
Hostage's Mother's plea
ESPN Michael Sam Report
Chips in Troops

Hudson Valley News
8:56 am
Thu August 28, 2014

SUNY New Paltz, Ulster County Add Weekend Bus Service

Credit SUNY New Paltz

Bus service in an Ulster County college town is expanding to the weekends.

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WAMC News
7:41 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Berkshire Ramblers, Zephyr Teachout and Tim Wu, and a redistricting question on the ballot.

Weather
6:35 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Morning Forecast

Credit WNYT

Today:  Becoming mostly sunny, cooler and less humid with highs in the low to mid 70s and a busy breeze out of the northwest from 10-15mph.

Tonight:  Clear, calm and cool with lows in the mid 40s to low 50s.

Friday:  Sunny and gorgeous, highs in the low to mid 70s.

Sports
6:15 am
Thu August 28, 2014

Sports Report: USC's Josh Shaw Suspended After Admmitting To False Story

NCAAF:

University of Southern California cornerback Josh Shaw has been indefinitely suspended by the team after admitting he lied to school officials about how he sprained his ankles last weekend, retracting his story about jumping off a balcony to save his drowning nephew. Head coach Steve Sarkisian said that honesty and integrity must be at the center of his football program, and he believes Shaw will learn from this.

The school didn't explain in its statement how Shaw actually was injured, but USC officials say they regret posting a story lauding Shaw's tale on their website Monday. Shaw is a fifth-year senior, a team captain and a key starter in USC's defensive secondary.

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New England News
9:20 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Lawsuit Says State Ignored Abuse

A lawsuit has been filed against the Vermont Department for Children and Families alleging its social workers failed to act on reports of abuse and neglect of two Ludlow children for four years until local police intervened.

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New England News
9:15 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Unions Deliver Another Proposal To Fairpoint

Credit Fairpoint Communications

Unions representing more than 1,700 FairPoint Communications workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont have delivered another contract proposal to the company in hopes of ending a stalemate.

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North Country News
8:30 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Student Found Dead In Lake On Adirondack Campus

State police say a 19-year-old student found dead near a lakeshore on an Adirondack college campus had a seizure that led to his drowning.

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New England News
7:45 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Republican Senate Hopefuls Debate In New Hampshire

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With less than two weeks until their primary, three Republican U.S. Senate hopefuls in New Hampshire are arguing about who's been the most conservative and consistent during their political careers.

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