New York News
12:37 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

EPA Rejects Cuomo's Tappan Zee Clean Water Funding Plan

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

The federal environmental protection agency has rejected a plan by New York Governor Amdrew Cuomo to raid the state’s clean water fund to help pay for the New York Thruway’s Tappan Zee Bridge replacement.

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12:26 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

Paul Caiano
Credit WNYT

Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Tuesday, September 16, 2014. 

The Roundtable
12:00 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

Roundtable Music 9/16

The Roundtable
11:35 am
Tue September 16, 2014

The Narcissist Next Door

  The odds are good that you know a narcissist. The odds are also good that they are intelligent, confident, and articulate—the center of attention.

Narcissists are everywhere. There are millions of them in the United States alone: entertainers, politicians, business people, your neighbors. Recognizing and understanding them is crucial to your not being overtaken by them, says Jeffrey Kluger, in his provocative new book, The Narcissist Next Door: Understanding the Monster in Your Family, in Your Office, in Your Bed - in Your World.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Congressional Corner With Jim McGovern

    The U.S. is weighing what action to take against ISIS.

In a Congressional Corner interview recorded last Wednesday, Massachusetts Representative Jim McGovern tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock the Congress should have a chance to weigh in.

Arts & Culture
10:35 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Yaddo Open Tours


  Yaddo – the National Historic Landmark and privates artists’ colony in Saratoga Springs - will open this weekend for guided public tours for the first time in 3 years and only the 6th time in their history. Artists who have worked at Yaddo have won 71 Pulitzer Prizes, 29 MacArthur Fellowships, 68 National Book Awards, 42 National Book Critics Circle Awards and even a Nobel Prize to Saul Bellow.

This weekend you can see the very walls they stared at while waiting to create and the spaces that surrounded them while they ultimately did write, compose, choreograph, paint, print, sculpt and film.

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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Book Picks - Odyssey Bookshop

  This week's Book Picks come to us from Joan Grenier and Chrysler Szarlan of Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley, MA.

The Hawley Book of the Dead by Chrysler Szarlan
Lisette’s List by Susan Vreeland
The Italian Wife by Ann Hood
The Story of Land and Sea by Katy Simpson Smith
Dog Whistle Politics: How Coded Racial Appeals Have Reinvented Racism & Wrecked the Middle Class by Ian Haney Lopez
To the Village Square by Lionel Delevingne
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
Plant Power by Nava Atlas

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Tue September 16, 2014

9/16/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain & Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

Topics include:
Iraq on ISIS
Ebola Effort
Ukranian Concessions
Hepatitis Drug
Urban Outfitters Kent State Sweatshirt
TU Stories

7:42 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, the New York Governor's race, and the Islamic State extremists on a local level.

7:08 am
Tue September 16, 2014

Morning Headlines With Mike Spain Of The Times Union

WAMC's David Guistina chats with Mike Spain of the Times Union about minimum wage and safety improvements on Central Ave in Albany.