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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Wed July 9, 2014

7/9/14 Panel

    

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Newsman Ray Graf and Political Consultant, Libby Post.

Topics include:
Hobby Lobby Override
Border Crisis Money
Holder on Anti-terrorism
Palin calls for Impeachment
Look, we found Small Pox!

WAMC News
7:39 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses severe weather in the region yesterday and a Brooklyn prosecutor limiting when he will target marijuana.

WAMC News
7:07 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Morning Headlines With Judy Patrick Of The Daily Gazette

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Judy Patrick of the Daily Gazette about strategic alliances in the healthcare industry and a dispute between members of a Chinese Buddhist organization and their neighbors at the Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs.

Weather
6:54 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Forecast

Credit WNYT

Today: 

Partly sunny, warm and humid with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon, highs in the low to mid 80s.

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Sports
6:16 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Sports Report: Germany Stuns Brazil In World Cup Semifinals

Brazil vs. Germany in Belo Horizonte 2008
Credit Wiki Commons

World Cup:

Germany stunned host Brazil with five goals in the first 30 minutes and went on to a shocking 7-1 win to earn a spot in the title game. The result set World Cup records for most goals by one team and largest margin of victory in the semifinals. It was Brazil's worst loss in World Cup play and their first home loss in a competitive match since 1975.

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New England News
4:36 am
Wed July 9, 2014

Former School Employee Convicted Of Theft

A former teacher at a vocational school in Springfield, Massachusetts has been convicted on larceny charges for stealing cash from a student fundraising activity.

   A district court judge sentenced former Putnam Vocational High School teacher Ann Berry to three years probation with 240 hours of community service. An internal audit in 2011 revealed a number of scams by several school employees.  City Councilor Tim Rooke was on the audit committee at the time.

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The Best of Our Knowledge
2:00 am
Wed July 9, 2014

The Best Of Our Knowledge #1242

Credit The New Press

One in three American young people will be arrested before the age of 23, and many will spend time in institutions that used to be called "reform schools" or "rehabilitation camps"...but can really only be described as prisons.

Today on the Best Of Our Knowledge, we'll talk to the author of an extensive study of the juvenile justice system and learn just what is happening to children behind bars.

We'll also spend an academic minute looking at the health care people get while in jail.

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New England News
10:15 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Suit Challenges NH Abortion Clinic Buffer Zone

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A conservative Christian law group has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to strike down New Hampshire's 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics.

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New England News
10:10 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Democratic Candidate For Mass. Lt. Gov. Mike Lake Visits Pittsfield

Mike Lake, a Democratic candidate for Massachusetts lieutenant governor
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

Mike Lake, one of three Democratic candidates running for Massachusetts lieutenant governor, was in Pittsfield Tuesday. The seat has been vacant since May 2013 when Democrat Tim Murray left to head the Worcester Chamber of Commerce.

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New England News
9:45 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

FairPoint Workers To Take Strike Vote

Credit Fairpoint Communications

Unions representing nearly 2,000 employees of telecommunications firm FairPoint Communications in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont are scheduling a strike authorization vote from July 11 to 13.

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