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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Mon September 15, 2014

9/15/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Political Consultant Libby Post and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

Topics include:
Islamic State Threat
Senate Control
Obama Legacy
"Living in Sin" Couples Married by Pope
Scotland

New York News
8:00 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Feed Plant Fire In Northern New York

SALEM, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say it took several hours to control a feed plant fire in northern New York.

Local media report that a fire started early Monday morning at the Cargill facility in Salem, near the Vermont border. The facility provides feed for farm animals.

There were no injuries.

The cause of the fire was not immediately known.

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WAMC News
7:42 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, Anti-Semitism internationally, and Scotland possibly leaving the United Kingdom.

Weather
7:05 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Credit WNYT

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

A mix of sun and clouds today.  Highs in the mid 60's.

Thickening clouds tonight with showers developing toward morning. Lows in the lower 50's.

A shower in the morning tomorrow, then increasing sun.  Breezy.  Highs in the mid 60's.

Sports
6:14 am
Mon September 15, 2014

Sports Report: Patriots, Bills Win In Decisive Victories; Giants And Jets Suffer Loss

NFL:

In the NFL, the Arizona Cardinals beat the error-prone New York Giants 25-14 yesterday. Eli Manning threw two touchdowns for the Giants, who turned over the ball four times. Elsewhere Buffalo topped Miami 29-10, and the New England Patriots beat the Minnesota Vikings 30-7 yesterday. Tom Brady and the Patriots took advantage of Adrian Peterson's absence and Matt Cassel's four interceptions, and Chandler Jones returned a field goal he blocked for a touchdown right before halftime.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon September 15, 2014

9.15.2014 - This Week on The Academic Minute

September 15th - 19th

This Week on The Academic Minute
 

Monday, September 15
Dr. Amanda Kibler of The University of Virginia analyzes the changing linguistic landscape of the classroom.

Tuesday, September 16
Dr. Kirsten Beyer of The Medical College of Wisconsin touts the health benefits of green space.

Wednesday, September 17
Bard College's Dr. Felicia Keesing examines the threatened biodiversity of African savannas.

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New England News
4:00 pm
Sun September 14, 2014

Conn. Court To Take Up Juvenile Sentencing

Credit politic365.com

Connecticut's Supreme Court has decided to take up three cases that could decide how the state handles the convictions of children who commit murder and other violent crimes.

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New York News
1:55 pm
Sun September 14, 2014

Horse In CNY Euthanized; EEE Blamed

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A horse in central New York has been euthanized after suffering with neurological symptoms associated with Eastern Equine Encephalitis.

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New York News
12:50 pm
Sun September 14, 2014

Hoffman's Playland: the End of an Era

Credit Marc Bloustein

  

Hoffman’s Playland in Colonie, New York, is closing this weekend after 62 years. The beloved kiddie park has been a summer destination for three generations of Capital Region residents. Jessica Bloustein Marshall spoke with park owner Dave Hoffman earlier this summer. He says it all started with his grandfather, who bought a parcel of land 6 miles outside of Albany in the 1930s to start a farm.

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WAMC News
12:30 pm
Sun September 14, 2014

Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Midday Forecast

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Newschannel 13 meteorologist Jason Caterina delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Sunday, September 14, 2014.

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