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10:35 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Woodstock Film Festival - David Broza

David Broza
Credit Ilan Besor

    The 15th annual Woodstock Film Festival's kick-off event will be the World Premiere of Erez Miller and Henrique Cymerman's feature documentary East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem on Wednesday, October 15 at the Woodstock Playhouse. Filmmaker Erez Miller and two of the film's subjects, David Broza and Steve Earle, will partake in a Q&A after the screening followed by a live acoustic concert featuring David Broza and Steve Earle.

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New York News
10:18 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Queens Assemblyman Arrested

Assemblyman William Scarborough

A state assemblyman from New York City has been charged by authorities with using his campaign funds for personal expenses.

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Arts & Culture
10:10 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Woodstock Film Festival - Mark Duplass

Mark Duplass
Credit Vanity Fair

 

     This year’s Woodstock Film Film festival will inaugurate a new award at their Maverick Awards Gala when they present the Fiercely Independent Award to producer, actor, director, writer - Mark Duplass. We welcome him to the show and speak with him about the award, working with his brother, their new HBO show, and more.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Wed October 1, 2014

10/1/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao, and Legislative Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group, Blair Horner.

Topics include:
Ebola in the US
Secret Service and White House
Ken Lovett exclusive on Cuomo/Ethics panel
Drones

New York News
8:16 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Skidmore College Campus Reopens After Lockdown

Credit Lucas Willard

UPDATED 10:14 a.m.

The campus is reopen as of 10 a.m. Wednesday. 

UPDATED 8:42 a.m.:

According to a post on Skidmore College’s website, the Saratoga Springs campus remains closed this morning as State Police are conducting an evidence search after arresting 25-year-old Shane Harding. The police were searching for Harding, who was wanted on parole violation and suspected of rape in Schoharie County.

WAMC News
7:41 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, continuing Secret Service issues, and protests in Hong Kong.

WAMC News
6:58 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Morning Headlines With Judy Patrick Of The Daily Gazette

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Judy Patrick of the Daily Gazette about forecasts about lower heating costs and a fight over a proposed Walmart.

Weather
6:48 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Credit WNYT

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

Mostly cloudy with scattered showers possible today, especially in New England.  Highs in the mid to upper 60's.

Mostly cloudy tonight. Areas of fog.  Lows in the lower to mid 50's.

Mostly cloudy early tomorrow, then increasing sun.  Highs in the lower 70's.

Sports
6:22 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Sports Report: Royals Top A's In AL Wild Card Game

MLB:

Christian Colon and Salvador Perez hit RBI singles in the bottom of the 12th to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 9-8 victory over the Oakland Athletics in the American League Wild Card game. The A's had an 8-7 lead until Eric Hosmer tripled and scored on Colon's high chopper down the third-base line. The A's wasted a nice game by Brandon Moss, who hit a two-run homer and a three-run blast while Oakland was building a 7-3 lead. Tonight the San Francisco Giants face the Pirates in Pittsburgh at 8 for the NL Wild Card spot. Bumgarner is pitching for the Giants while Volquez hits the mound for the Pirates.

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WAMC News
4:55 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Hong Kong / Mainland China Stand-Off: NY Solidarity Gathering

民主早晨! (Democracy in the morning!) 演藝道
Credit 黃奇偉 / InstaGram

  It's day five of a mass movement  to occupy sections of Hong Kong as demonstrators protest a Chinese decision to limit voters' choices in a 2017 citywide leadership election.  

A vigil for Hong Kong's democracy protesters is scheduled to be held this evening in Albany at the busy corner of Lark St. and Washington Avenue - activists will be assembling as 'rush hour' winds down around 5:30PM. The demonstration of solidarity is set to continue through 7PM.

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