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The Roundtable
9:35 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Yiddish Book Center - Yidstock 2014

 

Yidstock 2014: The Festival of New Yiddish Music will bring to the stage at the Yiddish Book Center the top names in Klezmer and new Yiddish music.

The bands include the Klezmer Conservatory Band, Nigunim Trio, the Klezmatics, Daniel Kahn & the Painted Bird and Frank London's Klezmer Brass Allstars with Eleanor Reissa.

Also on the bill are Yiddish dance workshops, Yiddish song workshops, lectures, and more. The idea for Yidstock was conceived by Susan Bronson who launched the annual festival in 2012. She joins us along with Seth Rogovoy, who is the program organizer for Yidstock and Yiddish Book Center's Founder and President, Aaron Lansky.

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Yiddish Book Center - RT Panel

 

 We start off our Yidstock 2014 broadcast from The Yiddish Book Center with an abbreviated Roundtable panel and welcome our host for the morning - The Yiddish Book Center's Founder and President, Aaron Lansky, and our regular panelist, political consultant and panel roadie – Libby Post.

New York News
8:19 am
Fri July 18, 2014

LG Candidate Hochul Explains Past Anti-Immigration Views

Credit Matt Ryan, New York Now

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s running mate, Lieutenant Governor candidate Kathy Hochul is explaining why she now feels differently about undocumented immigrants. Hochul, the former Erie County Clerk once wanted to turn suspected immigrants in the country illegally over to federal authorities.

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WAMC News
7:30 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Roundtable on the road, the Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed in Ukraine, and Governor Andrew Cuomo settling a LIRR strike.

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Weather
7:21 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Forecast

Credit WNYT

Today: 

Patchy morning fog gives way to a beautiful sunny day with a light breeze and highs in the mid 70s to near 80°.

Tonight: 

Clear and cool with lows in the mid 40s to low 50s.

Saturday: 

Mostly sunny, a touch warmer with highs in the upper 70s and low 80s.

Hudson Valley News
6:40 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Report Shows Arts And Culture Impact In The Hudson Valley

Credit CRREO, SUNY New Paltz

A new report from a research center at the State University of New York at New Paltz delves into the impact of arts and culture in the mid-Hudson Valley.

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Sports
6:24 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Sports Report: Saratoga Race Course's 146th Season Starts Today

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Horse Racing:

New York thoroughbred racing is heading to Saratoga for the 146th summer season.

The 40-day meet opens Friday at Saratoga Race Course. The 10-race card is highlighted by the Grade 3 Schuylerville for 2-year-old fillies and the $100,000 Sir Cat for 3-year-old turf horses.

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New England News
8:04 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Sen. Markey: Humanitarian Crisis Should Spur Immigration Reform

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The federal government is asking states across the country to house some of the thousands of young children streaming to the United States’ southern border.

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Hudson Valley News
6:55 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Residents' Attorney Talks About Suit Over Casino Zoning

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

The attorney representing more than a dozen residents who this week filed a lawsuit against an Orange County town over zoning for a proposed casino is speaking out about the case. Meanwhile, the developer of the proposed casino resort has come out with more details about what it is calling a “green” development.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Brattleboro Begins Third Search For Town Manager

Brattleboro
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Brattleboro, Vermont is beginning its third attempt to find a new town manager.
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