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Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Cirque Éloize At Proctors

  

  For 20 years now, Cirque Éloize has been taking the public and critics by storm in more than 440 cities around the world. This August, Cirque Éloize’s dazzling and energetic iD comes to the Capital Region for the very first time.

This astonishing modern circus will transport audiences to a vibrant urban streetscape as the stage at Proctors in Schenectady, NY comes alive with the boundless energy of acrobats, break dancers and contortionists, who perform against a kaleidoscope of eye-popping projections, building to a stunning finale on a one-of-a-kind video tramp-o-wall.

We are joined by two Cirque Éloize performers, Justine Méthé-Crozat and Jérémy St. Jean.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Congressional Corner With Paul Tonko

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    The downed Malaysian jet has brought new focus to the crisis in Ukraine.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Russia must be held to account for the tragedy.

Arts & Culture
10:35 am
Wed July 23, 2014

"Breaking The Code" At Barrington Stage

Mark H. Dold in "Breaking the Code" at Barrington Stage Company
Credit Kevin Sprague Photography

    Breaking the Code by Hugh Whitemore is currently running on Barrington Stage Company’s Boyd-Quinson Mainstage in Pittsfield, MA through August 2nd.

Starring Mark H. Dold and directed by Joe Calarco, Breaking the Code tells the true story of famed mathematician and computer science pioneer Alan Turing, who solved the German Enigma code during World War II, not knowing that, as a gay man, he’d fight a much harder personal battle at home.

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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Wed July 23, 2014

"Inside Marine One" By Ray L'Heureux

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  Col. Ray "Frenchy" L'Heureux always dreamed of bring a pilot. It wasn't until he was running low on college funds and saw a recruiter at his college that he joined the Marines and began the journey towards his dream from Parris Island to Bravo Company and, then, officer training school. One day at an airfield when President Reagan landed on this way to a fundraiser, Frenchy's life changed forever when encountered HMX1, the squadron that flies the President in Marine One. When he saw the white-topped Sea King and White Hawk helicopters, he was determined to become part of that elite group.

Inside Marine One is Col. L'Heureux's inspiring story of a young man who dreamed of flying, trained, studied and worked hard to become the pilot who ended up serving four US Presidents - George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama.

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Wed July 23, 2014

7/23/14 Panel

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

Topics include:
Health Law Ruling
Crash Site
Putin Response
Mental Health Research
Sterling Suit

WAMC News
7:44 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Moreland Act Commission and Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino and Zephyr Teachout stand together against incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Hudson Valley News
7:41 am
Wed July 23, 2014

HV Congresswoman Writes to IRS Chief About New NY Bridge Grants

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

A New York congresswoman from the Hudson Valley has penned a letter to the IRS commissioner about noise reduction grants pertaining to the new Tappan Zee Bridge. 

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WAMC News
7:13 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Morning Headlines With Judy Patrick Of The Daily Gazette

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Judy Patrick of the Daily Gazette about new laws regarding racinos and GE opening a fuel cell plant in Malta.

Weather
6:57 am
Wed July 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
6:05 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Sports Report: Yankees Add Padres' Headley To Bolster Offense

Chase Headley, pictured, joins the Yankees after a trade yesterday with the San Diego Padres.
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MLB:

The New York Yankees, trying to add offense at third base, acquired third baseman Chase Headley yesterday from the San Diego Padres for rookie infielder Yangervis Solarte and minor league pitcher Rafael De Paula. The move paid immediate dividends when Headley drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 14th inning of the Yankees' 2-1 victory over Texas last night. Derek Jeter hit his 535th double breaking Lou Gehrig's franchise record and the Yankees won an unlikely pitching duel after both rookie starters entered with a 5.10 ERA.

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