Hudson Valley News
4:46 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Lawmakers Begin Work Regarding East Ramapo School District

A state-appointed fiscal monitor has made a number of recommendations concerning a beleaguered school district in Rockland County. He is recommending state oversight of the school board, and state lawmakers were meeting this afternoon to discuss how to craft legislation to make it happen.

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New York News
4:34 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

NY Casino Board Meets As Decision Nears

A decision on where to build up to four casinos in upstate New York could come any day. The board reviewing applications for the casino licenses expects to make its choices at its next meeting.

Sixteen proposals for casino licenses have been submitted.

Up to four casino licenses are set to be awarded for three different upstate regions: the Albany-Saratoga area, the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region and the Catskills and mid-Hudson Valley.

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Arts & Culture
3:52 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Audrey Kupferberg: Caligari Restoration

The term “film restoration” has lost its excitement.  More often than not, when a new DVD or Blu-ray of an older film is touted as being “restored,” it only means that a minimally different version has been digitally mastered.  It’s a ploy to have consumers purchase yet another copy of the same title.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Friday, November 21, 2014. 

Capital Region News
3:39 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

'Countdown To Coverage' Campaign Kicks Off 2nd Year

A Spanish-language version of the NY State of Health website is now available.
Credit NYS of Health

A second year of "Countdown to Coverage" kicked off in Albany today.  Government and community leaders shared the podium to let area residents and small business owners know they need to enroll in health coverage by February 15th through the New York State of Health Marketplace — and how to get free help to do so.

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Arts & Culture
12:52 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Rogovoy Report for November 21, 2014

Highlights of this weekend include a few rock concerts and a few new art exhibitions.

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Listener Comment Line
12:46 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Listener Comment Line - Week of November 17, 2014

WAMC is blessed with VERY smart listeners.  Here's proof - this week's highlights from the WAMC Listener Comment Line. 

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Vox Pop
12:30 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Food Friday: Thanksgiving

Credit Wikipedia

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Some argue it’s the biggest food holiday of the year here in the U.S. We have a panel of Berkshire chefs in the studio with us today, here to talk about cooking and dining for the holidays, and to answer your questions.

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Weather
12:26 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

Paul Caiano
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Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Friday,  November 21, 2014. 

New England News
12:22 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Hundreds Rally To Urge Rebuilding Of Cathedral High School

Pauline Sawyer of Agawam, Ma, a member of the Cathedral High School class of 1960, was among 400 people at rally to urge Catholic Bishop Mitchell Rozanski to rebuild the school that was destroyed by the June 1, 2011 tornado
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The fate of historic Cathedral High School, the only Catholic high school in Springfield, Massachusetts, hangs in the balance.  A group of activists is campaigning to get a new school built on the spot where a tornado wrecked the Cathedral building more than three years ago.

The campaign to rebuild Cathedral High School, which includes lawn signs, bumper stickers, lobbying, endorsements from prominent politicians, letter writing, social media, radio and TV interviews is aimed at securing the vote of just one person—Bishop Mitchell Rozanski.

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