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6:06 am
Mon September 22, 2014

Sports Report: NY Giants Top Texans For First Regular Season Win

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NFL:

In the NFL, the New York Giants overcame some early mistakes and beat the suddenly error-prone Houston Texans 30-17 yesterday. Rashad Jennings ran for a career-high 176 yards and a touchdown and Eli Manning threw two TD passes. The victory not only put some life back into the Giants after two disappointing efforts, it also ended any chance of a second straight 0-6 start for Tom Coughlin's team.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon September 22, 2014

9.22.2014 - This Week on The Academic Minute

This Week on The Academic Minute

Monday, September 22
Dr. Jennie Brand of The University of California Los Angeles examines unemployment as a single mother.

Tuesday, September 23
Dr. Amit Bhattacharjee of Dartmouth College explains the unintended consequences when marketing becomes too effective.

Wednesday, September 24
The University of Surrey's Dr. Radu Sporea explores the majesty of engineering complexity.

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Hudson Valley News
4:33 pm
Sun September 21, 2014

Bard And West Point To Present Panel On The Middle East

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Bard College and U.S. Military Academy at West Point are teaming up for a panel Monday on challenges in the Middle East.

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New England News
11:45 am
Sun September 21, 2014

Security Fix Need Led To Health Site Shutdown

Vermont's top health care reform official says the state's health insurance website was taken down temporarily because security upgrades did not keep pace with a schedule agreed to with federal officials.

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Hudson Valley News
8:00 am
Sun September 21, 2014

New Paltz Coalition Heads to NYC Climate March

The People’s Climate March in New York City is being billed as the largest climate march in history. So many Hudson Valley residents and groups are taking part in Sunday’s event, including from New Paltz.

Dan Guenther says 382 people will be aboard buses from Climate Action Coalition of New Paltz headed to the march in Manhattan.

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New England News
12:59 pm
Sat September 20, 2014

Business Group Has Plans To Brighten Downtown Springfield

The Business Improvement District in Springfield, Massachusetts has a new executive director. Chris Russell was recently brought on board to run the downtown association of local businesses that was formed in 1998.  The BID has some new downtown improvement projects.  WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Russell.

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New England News
10:30 am
Sat September 20, 2014

Vermont Unemployment Up To 4.1 Percent

The Vermont Department of Labor says the state's unemployment rate is up four-tenths of one percent to 4.1 percent, the third increase in three months.

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New England News
5:00 am
Sat September 20, 2014

Republican Candidate For Mass. Treasurer Stops In Pittsfield

Mike Heffernan, the Republican candidate for Massachusetts treasurer
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The Republican candidate running for Massachusetts treasurer recently campaigned in Pittsfield.

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New England News
9:28 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Soldier From Massachusetts Killed In Afghanistan

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An Army paratrooper who grew up in Massachusetts has been killed in Afghanistan.

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Hudson Valley News
7:56 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Omega's Women And Power Conference Includes Men

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An annual conference that kicks off tonight is inviting men to join the stage and audience for the first time. It's the Women & Power Conference, from the Omega Women’s Leadership Center at Omega Institute in Rhinebeck. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with Carla Goldstein , co-founder of the Center, and Michael Kimmel, a leading researcher on men and masculinity.

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