Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

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Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano

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Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Thursday, October 8, 2015.

(Airs 10/10) Host Dr. Alan Chartock is joined by Jimmy Vielkind, Albany Bureau Chief for Politico.

Berkshire Environmental Action Team

The Environmental Protection Agency has updated its cleanup plan for the Housatonic River, which was contaminated by chemicals from Pittsfield’s General Electric facility.

Lucas Willard / WAMC

Schenectady Democratic Mayor Gary McCarthy and Independent candidate Roger Hull met for a debate hosted by the Daily Gazette on Wednesday evening.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

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Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano

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

Mostly sunny today.  Highs in the lower to mid 60's.

Increasing clouds with showers developing overnight tonight.  Lows in the lower 50's.

Cloudy with showers tomorrow, possibly a thunderstorm.  Highs in the mid 60's.


In baseball, the Chicago Cubs have advanced to the National League Division Series against St. Louis by blanking the Pirates 4-0 in Pittsburgh. Jake Arrieta allowed four hits and had 11 strikeouts in tossing the Cubs' first complete-game shutout in a postseason game since Claude Passeau in Game 3 of the 1945 World Series. Kyle Schwarber hit a two-run homer and an RBI single, and Dexter Fowler added a solo shot while scoring three times. Chicago now faces the St. Louis Cardinals.

What do you think about when you hear the name Jack London? Probably American heroes and adventure stories. But the author was also a social advocate who championed the poor and railed against income inequality. Today on the Best Of Our Knowledge, we’ll hear from the author of a new book on Jack London as an adventurer and social warrior.

We’ll also spend an academic minute looking at the influence of violent video games.

Wikimedia/Public Domain

As New York state nears a final decision on the fate of a 119-mile rail corridor through the Adirondacks, owners of a new tourist attraction are fighting plans to convert part of the corridor to a multi-use trail.

Vermont Gas

A gas pipeline project in western Vermont is going to cost $20 million less than the last estimate.

New York State Police

A Paul Smith’s College student has been arrested for making threats against the campus through social media.