Hudson Valley News
5:30 pm
Fri March 27, 2015

Marist, CNR Collaborate On Technology Management

Credit Courtesy of Marist College

Two colleges in the Hudson Valley are teaming up for technology. One college is a leader in cloud computing and is offering its services to another campus two counties to the south. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne has more on the new hookup.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:52 pm
Fri March 27, 2015

Bill Owens: The Wealth Gap - Solutions

There has been much chatter out of Washington about the wealth gap with both Democrats and Republicans promoting wildly different perspectives, but not offering much in the way of solutions.

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Weather
3:46 pm
Fri March 27, 2015

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Friday, March 27, 2015. 

New York News
3:33 pm
Fri March 27, 2015

New York Budget Sticking Points Remain Ethics and Education

Credit Office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Senate Republicans are trying to modify New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to require full disclosure of law clients in legislators’ outside business.

Senate GOP Leader Dean Skelos, who works part time at a private law firm, says he expects to agree on a “robust” new disclosure law, but concedes that it may only apply to new law clients, not existing business arrangements.

Skelos blamed any hold up on Assembly Democrats, saying they are dragging their feet on a new teacher evaluation plan.

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Hudson Valley News
2:27 pm
Fri March 27, 2015

FEMA Funding Will Help Rebuild A Village Hall Destroyed By Sandy

Grand View-on-Hudson is depicted in red.
Credit Wikimedia Commons

Lawmakers from New York say federal funding is headed to rebuild a village hall in Rockland County that was severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

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New England News
1:59 pm
Fri March 27, 2015

Public Service Board Considers Fining Vermont Gas For Late Reporting Of Cost Overruns

Credit Vermont Gas

Vermont Gas Pipeline cost overruns were the subject of a Public Service Board meeting earlier this week. The regulatory board is determining whether the company violated regulations by delaying notice to state officials about the rising costs.

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Capital Region News
1:57 pm
Fri March 27, 2015

'People's Chief' Leaves Office

Credit City of Albany

The City of Albany is bidding farewell to a transformative police chief who has won praise for improving police-community relations.

A bagpiper led Steven Krokoff out of police headquarters Friday where fellow officers saluted and paid tribute.

Krokoff, oft-hailed as a "people’s chief," is retiring to be closer to his extended family and to take a job as chief in Milton, Georgia, outside Atlanta.

He joined the Albany Police Department in 1993.  One of the city's youngest chiefs, Krokoff was 40 when he took the job in July 2010.

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Hudson Valley News
1:10 pm
Fri March 27, 2015

Poughkeepsie Farm Project Donations Hit A High

Credit Courtesy of Poughkeepsie Farm Project

A community-based agriculture cooperative in the Hudson Valley hit new highs for last year’s harvest and donations — including the amounts donated to low-income residents and community groups.

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Listener Comment Line
12:50 pm
Fri March 27, 2015

Listener Comment Line - Week of March 23, 2015

Our listeners weigh in on what turned out to be a very eventful week in the news. Here are this week's highlights from the WAMC Listener Comment Line. 

The WAMC Listener Comment Line is a toll-free call, 24 hours a day.  1-800-695-9170.

Commentary & Opinion
12:50 pm
Fri March 27, 2015

Rogovoy Report for March 27, 2015

Cultural highlights this week include a spoken word artist, a movie star, art openings and art talks, and a festival of honky-tonk music.

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