The Roundtable
10:10 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Jeffrey Eugenides At Vassar College 10/28


  Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jeffrey Eugenides (The Virgin Suicides, Middlesex, The Marriage Plot) has been called a “great American writer” (Los Angeles Times Book Review) and “a master of voice” (Washington Post).

Eugenides will deliver the annual William Gifford Lecture at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY on Tuesday, October 28, at 6 pm in the Villard Room of Main Building. Sponsored by the English Department and the William Gifford Fund for Writers-in-Residence, this lecture is free and open to the public. 

Hudson Valley News
9:47 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Funding Is Headed To Repair Flood-Prone Bridges In NY

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Elected officials have announced federal funding to upgrade and repair flood-prone bridges in a number of Hudson Valley counties.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Fri October 24, 2014

10/24/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, political consultant Libby Post, and Editor of the Daily Gazette, Judy Patrick.

Topics include:
NYC Ebola
Ottawa Update
Airbag Recall
Boko Haram

Hudson Valley News
8:25 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Poultry Plant In Orange Sued Over Alleged Clean Water Act Violations

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Federal prosecutors say a slaughterhouse in Orange County that supplies kosher chicken to Orthodox Jews discharged chicken parts and other waste into storm drains and sewers.

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7:44 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the doctor who contracted Ebola in West Africa, now quarantined in New York City.

New York News
7:29 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Ebola In NY: Governor Responds

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New York City (and state's) first case of Ebola takes center stage this morning: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo scheduling appearances on NBC, CBS and CNN today...  Cuomo has become part of New York State’s response to a positive test for Ebola in Dr, Craig Spencer, hospitalized at Bellevue in New York City – Here's Cuomo on the Today Show, courtesy NewsChannel 13 and NBC "We have been preparing literally for weeks on a co-ordinated effort plan between New York City, New York State, federal government CDC, we just done a training with 5 thousand healthcare workers, the health care union has

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6:51 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

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

Morning showers, then mostly cloudy this afternoon.  Breezy and cool. Highs in the mid 50's.

Partly cloudy tonight.  Lows near 40.

Sunshine giving way to increasing clouds tomorrow.  Possibly a late day shower, mainly in Northern and Central NY.  Highs near 60.

6:10 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Sports Report: Broncos Best Chargers 35-21


Peyton Manning, who broke Brett Favre's career TD passing record last Sunday night, tossed three more TDs in leading the Denver Broncos past the San Diego Chargers 35-21. All three of Manning's TD passes went to Emmanuel Sanders, who caught nine passes for 120 yards. Rookie running back Juwan Thompson added two TD runs for Denver.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Fri October 24, 2014

The Academic Minute for 10.20-10.24

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Monday, October 20
Doug Smith - UC San Diego   
Molecular Motors
Dr. Doug Smith is a physicist who studies molecular motors, the physics of knots, and the dynamics of single polymers such as DNA. He earned a Ph.D. from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Chicago..

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New England News
11:10 pm
Thu October 23, 2014

Police Employ High-Tech Tool In Pumpkin Riot Probe

Police in New Hampshire are using a relatively new application to collect photos and videos they hope will lead to arrests following weekend chaos at a pumpkin festival.

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