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Hudson Valley News
8:16 am
Wed April 23, 2014

HV Congresswoman Calls For Funds To Stay In Sandy-Affected Areas

A congresswoman from the Hudson Valley wants some federal disaster funding to stay in Hurricane Sandy-affected areas. She is among a number of federal lawmakers from New York City and the suburbs making such a call. 

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WAMC News
7:48 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a Supreme Court decision backing a ban on affirmative action, William Rapfogel pleading guilty in a scheme more than $7 million from one of New York City's social service organizations, and America's middle class.

Hudson Valley News
7:29 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Hudson Valley Parks Receive Funding For Improvements

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Governor Andrew Cuomo Tuesday announced funding for 69 projects across New York to improve and repair 53 state parks and historic sites. WAMC’s Allison Dunne has more on which projects in the Mid-Hudson will be funded.

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WAMC News
7:02 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Morning Headlines With Judy Patrick Of The Daily Gazette

WAMC's David Guistina talks with The Daily Gazette's Judy Patrick  about casino plans in the region and the state's announcement that means more money for local parks.

Weather
6:53 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Forecast

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

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Sports
6:22 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Sports Report: Turning Stone Resort Named Home Of 2016 PGA Tournament

Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY will be the host site for the 2016 PGA Professional National Championship. The 312-player Championship will be conducted June 26-29th, 2016.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Dr. Susan Thomson, Colgate University - Rwanda since the 1994 Genocide

It has been 20 years since the genocide in Rwanda.

Susan Thomson, assistant professor of peace and conflict studies at Colgate University, examines life in the African nation since those tragic days.

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The Best of Our Knowledge
2:00 am
Wed April 23, 2014

The Best Of Our Knowledge #1231

We talk a lot about space on this program. We hear from scientists and astro-physicists and researchers…but not from the people who actually go up and do the work. Well, until now.

Today on the Best Of Our Knowledge, we’ll hear a conversation with Captain William Shepherd, the first commander of the international space station about working in space…and the politics of working side by side with Russians.

We'll also hear about school gardens, long distance unicycle ride and spend an academic minute playing with your food.

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New York News
11:15 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

21st District Republican Rivals Trade Barbs

NY 21st Congressional District

A Republican candidate in New York’s 21st Congressional district race may file suit against petitions filed by another Republican.

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Hudson Valley News
10:23 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Last-Minute Plans Emerge For A Newburgh Casino

With an April 23 deadline for casino license applications in New York State, the gaming company behind a proposal for an Albany suburb has come forward with plans to apply for another license for a casino in Orange County. 

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