The Roundtable
10:05 am
Thu October 16, 2014

John Waters To Visit Hudson, Northampton — But He's Not Hitchhiking

John Waters

Writer, director, actor, and artist John Waters occupies a space all his own in American culture, from trash film classics like Hairspray, Pink Flamingos and Cry-Baby to his one-man stage shows to his many books, including his latest, Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Thu October 16, 2014

10/16/14 - Panel

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Mike Spain, associate editor of the Times Union, and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter Rosemary Armao.

WAMC News
7:41 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Ebola preparations and a report from Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Airbnb.

Hudson Valley News
7:11 am
Thu October 16, 2014

NY Congressman Calls For Travel Ban To Stop Ebola Spread

Credit "Ebola virus particles" by Thomas W. Geisbert, Boston University School of Medicine/Wikimedia Commons

A New York congressman has penned a letter to President Barack Obama, calling for a travel ban from countries affected by Ebola.

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Weather
6:52 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

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

Cloudy, breezy, warm and humid today with occasional showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Highs in the lower 70's.

Mostly cloudy tonight.  Areas of fog.  Lows in the lower to mid  50's.

A mix of sun and clouds tomorrow. Highs near 70.

Sports
6:12 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Sports Report: Royals To Start In First World Series In 29 Years

MLB:

When the Kansas City Royals were last in the postseason 29 years ago, they captured their lone World Series by coming back from three-games-to-one deficits in both the American League Championship Series and the Fall Classic. They have yet to lose a game in this postseason, reaching the World Series while becoming the first team in major league history to win their first eight playoff games.

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New England News
11:20 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Vt. Dems, Republican Milne Tackle School Funding

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Milne has unveiled an ambitious plan to cut per-pupil public school spending in Vermont by a third, and use the savings to pay for the state's young people to attend a Vermont college.

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New England News
9:30 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Teacher Strike Enters 2nd Day

Credit South Burlington School District

Teachers in Vermont's best-paying school district have entered the second day of a strike they said was prompted by the School Board dragging its feet in labor contract talks.

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New England News
8:15 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Wife Refuses To Testify During Teacher Death Trial

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A Vermont woman charged along with her husband in the strangulation death of a St. Johnsbury teacher has appeared in court, but she invoked her right not to testify.

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New England News
7:45 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Vermont Releases Draft GMO Labeling Rules

Credit Vermont Right to Know Coalition

The Vermont Attorney General's office has released a draft of the rules it is writing to govern the state's first-in-the-nation law to require the labeling of food made with genetically modified organisms.

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