Sports
6:22 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Sports Report: Turning Stone Resort Named Home Of 2016 PGA Tournament

Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY will be the host site for the 2016 PGA Professional National Championship. The 312-player Championship will be conducted June 26-29th, 2016.

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Kevin Kniestedt became the host of Morning Edition on WFAE in September of 2013. Prior to that, he spent twelve years in public radio in Seattle/Tacoma and Spokane, Washington, where you could find him on the air just about any random hour of the day. Kevin has spent time hosting both news and music, has interviewed the likes of Dr. John, Chick Corea, and Branford Marsalis, and has authored the list 1,000 Jazz Albums You Should Hear Before You Die. Kevin is also a huge sports fan, loves a good film festival, and can often be found indulging on a massive plate of nachos.

Academic Minute
5:00 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Dr. Susan Thomson, Colgate University - Rwanda since the 1994 Genocide

It has been 20 years since the genocide in Rwanda.

Susan Thomson, assistant professor of peace and conflict studies at Colgate University, examines life in the African nation since those tragic days.

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The Best of Our Knowledge
2:00 am
Wed April 23, 2014

The Best Of Our Knowledge #1231

We talk a lot about space on this program. We hear from scientists and astro-physicists and researchers…but not from the people who actually go up and do the work. Well, until now.

Today on the Best Of Our Knowledge, we’ll hear a conversation with Captain William Shepherd, the first commander of the international space station about working in space…and the politics of working side by side with Russians.

We'll also hear about school gardens, long distance unicycle ride and spend an academic minute playing with your food.

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New York News
11:15 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

21st District Republican Rivals Trade Barbs

NY 21st Congressional District

A Republican candidate in New York’s 21st Congressional district race may file suit against petitions filed by another Republican.

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Hudson Valley News
10:23 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Last-Minute Plans Emerge For A Newburgh Casino

With an April 23 deadline for casino license applications in New York State, the gaming company behind a proposal for an Albany suburb has come forward with plans to apply for another license for a casino in Orange County. 

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Vermont Bill Sets Up Legal Defense Fund On GMOs

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A Vermont House committee appears comfortable with Senate changes to a bill to require labeling of genetically engineered foods.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Vermont Jury Awards $35 Million In Sex Abuse Case

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A Vermont jury has award the victim of sexual abuse $35 million.

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New England News
7:40 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Mayors To Meet In Boston To Talk Gun Violence

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh is hosting a regional summit on gun trafficking.

The event on Thursday at Roxbury Community College will feature a mayors’ round table discussion on gun violence, best practices and challenges.  Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno  will participate.

" And this is not about Second Amendment rights. This is about what we can do to curb this gun violence especially with youths and gangs and drugs and domestic violence," said Sarno.

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Hudson Valley News
7:07 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

HV Congressman And A Challenger Support Pipeline Project

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A Hudson Valley congressman and his likely opponent share a common view about a major energy project that many environmentalists oppose.

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