Arts & Culture
3:51 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Audrey Kupferberg: Big-Screen And Small-Screen Entertainment

Since last month, big-screen viewing has been a mix of awesome and disappointing.  The two films I most was looking forward to were Wes Anderson’s THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL and Darren Aronofky’s NOAH.  Both were outstanding visually but in need of script doctoring.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Friday, April 18, 2014.

New England News
3:40 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Remains Of Child Missing On State Agency's Watch Apparently Found

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The body of a small child was discovered along a highway in central Massachusetts Friday, and it appears to be that of a boy who went missing while in the care of the state’s child welfare agency.

   Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early said the body was found wrapped in a type of blanket inside a suitcase or duffel bag in a grassy area about 40 feet off a busy interstate highway.  He said an autopsy will be performed and it appears to be a homicide.

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New York News
2:49 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

NYSERDA Awards Support Transportation Innovation

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This week, the Cuomo administration announced $4.3 million in grants for projects that would reduce the environmental impact of transportation in New York.

The 17 awards, administered through the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority – or NYSERDA – are focused on technologies that would reduce dependence on fossil fuels, cut down on pollution, and promote healthier lifestyles.

Spokeswoman Kate Muller said NYSERDA’s focus on technology is an aspect of reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions.

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Legislative Gazette
1:52 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

The Legislative Gazette #1416

(Airs 4/18) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: this week marks the new regulations on owners of semi-automatic weapons under New York’s Safe Act, our political observer will share his thoughts on U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara saying he wants to pick up where the Moreland Commission on public corruption left off, and the Republican candidate for Governor visits the North Country.

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Vox Pop
1:20 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Vox Pop : Food Friday : Easter & Brunch

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Holidays are about food, and weekends are about brunch right? We have two very special guests on the show today to talk about serving delicious brunch. Chef Brian Alberg of The Red Lion Inn in Stockbridge, Massachusetts is here, and so is Chef Dale Miller of Master Chef Consulting

Listener Comment Line
12:53 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Listener Comment Line - Week of April 14, 2014

You take center stage as we listen to highlights from this week's  WAMC Listener Comment Line. 

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Health Care Memo Stirs Critique

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As Vermont moves toward a single-payer health care system, legislators must consider numerous infrastructure and fiscal changes. This week, a memo from one of the legislature’s consultants outlining suggestions to retool the health system revamp emerged.

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Weather
12:25 pm
Fri April 18, 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, April 18, 2014. 

New England News
12:16 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Anti-Casino Activist Says MGM's License Delay Request Is Evidence Of Eroding Public Support

After a two-year battle that left MGM Resorts International as the last competitor standing to build a resort casino in western Massachusetts, the entertainment giant now wants to delay the ultimate prize—a Massachusetts casino license.   A leading anti-casino advocate says it’s a sign MGM is nervous about the prospect Massachusetts voters could repeal casino gambling in a statewide referendum.

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