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WAMC News
8:04 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on the possibility of working with five men in the Assembly rather than Speaker Sheldon Silver.

WAMC News
7:03 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Morning Headlines With Mike Spain Of The Times Union

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about the winter weather and what New York Assembly Democrats expect of accused Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.

Weather
6:43 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

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

Snow, heavy at times today.  Windy.  The heaviest snow and strongest winds will be in the Mid and lower Hudson Valley and in New England.  Highs near 20.

Snowfall totals:
Little or none in the Western Catskills, Western Mohawk Valley and most of the Adirondacks. 

1-4" From the Central Catskills, through the Central Mohawk Valley into the Eastern Adirondacks and Champlain Valley and Northern Vermont. 

4-8" Eastern Catskills, and the Mid-Hudson Valley north into the Greater Capital District, the Saratoga Area and into Central Vermont.

8-16" Lower Hudson Valley east into Western New England including Southern Vermont.

The rest of New England, including Hartford and Springfield will have 1 to 2 feet of snow with localized amounts up to 30 inches.

Snow ending tonight.  Remaining breezy.  Lows near 10.

Increasing sunshine tomorrow.  Breezy and cold.  Highs in the mid 20's.

Sports
6:30 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Sports Report: New Video Surfaces In 'Deflategate'

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NFL:

Multiple sources are reporting that the NFL is looking into a video of a New England Patriots locker room attendant who allegedly took both teams game balls from the officials’ locker room to a bathroom for 90 seconds on the way to the field.

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Hudson Valley News
5:26 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Ulster County Town, Village Are Ready For Streets Advisory Council

In New York’s Ulster County, a town and village are moving forward with a streets advisory council. 

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New England News
10:10 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Nearly 150-Year-Old Church Goes On Sale

First Baptist Church, Brattleboro
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A nearly 150-year-old church is going to be put up for sale in Brattleboro, Vermont.

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New England News
10:09 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Mass. Health Connector Payment Deadline Pushed Back Due To Storm

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Individuals who have enrolled in new health care plans through the Massachusetts Health Connector have a few more days to make their first payments to guarantee coverage starting Feb. 1.

The payment deadline, originally scheduled for last week, has now been pushed back until Friday, due in part to the storm enveloping the region.

The storm is also forcing the shutdown of the connector's call center offices in Boston and Worcester on Tuesday. Those seeking information can still call the connector's hotline on Tuesday for information on applications and payments.

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New England News
8:40 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Vermont Adds Enforcement To Lake Champlain Cleanup Tools

Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell (left), Vermont Agriculture Secretary Chuck Ross (center) and Vermont DEC Commissioner David Mears (right) at water quality meeting January 26, 2015
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Vermont's top officials say legal enforcement of water quality rules on the state's farmers is going to be one of the tools that will be used to help clean up Lake Champlain.

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Hudson Valley News
7:05 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

States Of Emergency Declared In The Hudson Valley

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States of emergency have been declared for at least two Hudson Valley counties.

The Dutchess and Orange County executives have declared states of emergency. Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro says the state of emergency becomes effective at 9 tonight when all roads in Dutchess will be closed and traffic prohibited except for certain personnel necessary during storm and emergency operations. There is no set time for rescinding the order. Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus declared a State of Emergency that became effective at 7 p.m. and runs through 7 a.m. Wednesday.

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New England News
6:40 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

Air Travel Hampered By Northeast Storm

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Air travel throughout the country is expected to feel the wrath of the two-day winter storm hitting the Northeast, home to some of the nation’s busiest airports.

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