Weather
7:09 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

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

Mostly cloudy and humid today with showers and thunderstorms likely.  Highs in the mid 70's.

Showers and storms this evening, then some clearing overnight tonight with areas of fog. Lows in the mid to upper 50's.

A mix of sun and clouds tomorrow.  Highs in the lower to mid 70's.

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Sports
6:44 am
Mon July 28, 2014

Sports Report: Cooperstown Honors Newest Round Of Baseball Greats

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MLB:

Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech, and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy. Thomas, pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux, and managers Bobby Cox, Torre, and La Russa were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday, and all paid special tribute to their families before an adoring crowd of nearly 50,000.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Mon July 28, 2014

This Week on The Academic Minute

Monday, July 28
 
Dr. Sam Maglio of The University of Toronto Scarborough explains how sounds influence interpretation.

Tuesday, July 29
 
Dr. Elizabeth Cirulli of Duke University discusses the contagiousness of yawns.

Wednesday, July 30

Michigan State University's Dr. Jason Moser takes a look at the psychology of optimism.

Hudson Valley News
7:58 pm
Sun July 27, 2014

U.S. Attorney, NY School District Settle ADA Case

A lawsuit against a school district in Westchester County over violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act has been settled.

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Media Project
5:50 pm
Sun July 27, 2014

The Media Project #1208

(Airs 7/27 & 7/28/14) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick. On this week's show they talk about the New York Times expose on Governor Cuomo's alleged tampering with the Moreland Act Commission to deal with public corruption, The White House criticizes the Washington Post's use of anonymous sources, The BBC acknowledges it needs to hire more women, and much more.

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Commentary & Opinion
12:50 pm
Sun July 27, 2014

David Nightingale: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

What better, for summer reading, than the writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez?

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Hudson Valley News
8:09 pm
Sat July 26, 2014

Westchester County Airport Lands Funding For Improvements

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New York’s two U.S. senators have announced funding for an airport in the Hudson Valley.

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Hudson Valley News
9:17 am
Sat July 26, 2014

NY Has New Signage For Accessibility

NYS Senator David Carlucci and NYS Assemblywoman Sandy Galef

Governor Andrew Cuomo Friday signed legislation updating New York's accessibility signage and logos. The bill was sponsored by two Hudson Valley lawmakers.

Governor Cuomo signed the bill on the eve of the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The legislation amends existing law to require the removal of the word “handicapped” from state signage. Independent Democrat David Carlucci sponsored the bill in the Senate.

“The term “handicapped” is outdated, derogatory, and just plain out offensive.”

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New England News
9:00 am
Sat July 26, 2014

Vermont Court Finds Demolition Not A 'Change In Use'

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The Vermont Supreme Court has ruled for the Burlington International Airport and its plan to demolish 54 nearby homes so it doesn't fall out of compliance with federal noise mitigation rules.

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North Country News
11:15 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Man Charged In Adirondack Crash That Killed Couple

Authorities have charged the driver of a pickup truck that crashed into a car in the Adirondacks while fleeing police, killing a couple and injuring their daughter.

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