New England News
12:19 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Bard College At Simon's Rock Launches Food Studies Center

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Bard College at Simon’s Rock has launched a center for food studies. The new program will allow students and faculty to dig into food’s sustainability, nutrition and cultural role.

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The Roundtable
12:00 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Roundtable Music 4/14

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Congressional Corner With Sean Patrick Maloney

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  Congressman Paul Ryan’s budget proposal has divided the House.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that the plan hurts working families.

The Roundtable
10:40 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Ben Taylor At Helsinki Hudson 4/18

    A self-described "late bloomer" musically, folk-rock singer-songwriter Ben Taylor didn't start singing until his early 20s.

The hesitation is understandable, given the daunting example of success set by his parents, James Taylor and Carly Simon. While Ben thought of other vocations he could pursue, including wilderness guide or martial arts instructor, he was eventually drawn into the family business.

Ben Taylor will play Helsinki Hudson on April 18th.

The Roundtable
10:35 am
Mon April 14, 2014

A Listener Essay To Welcome The Spring

    Martha Holmes is a writer living with four chickens, four cats, two horses, one dog and one husband, in Gallatin, NY.

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The Roundtable
10:10 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Long Mile Home Boston Under Attack, the City's Courageous Recovery, and the Epic Hunt for Justice

    

  One year ago today, the city of Boston and its marathon and people were victim of terrifying act of terrorism.

Boston Globe journalists, Scott Helman and Jenna Russell have written a book entitled Long Mile Home Boston Under Attack, the City's Courageous Recovery, and the Epic Hunt for Justice which tells the gripping story of the tragic, surreal, and ultimately inspiring week of April 15, 2013: the preparations of the bombers; the glory of the race; the extraordinary emergency response to the explosions; the massive deployment of city, state, and federal law enforcement personnel; and the nation’s and the world’s emotional and humanitarian response before, during, and after the apprehension of the suspects.

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Mon April 14, 2014

4/14/14 Panel

    

  Today's panelsists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, University at Albany professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao and political consultant Libby Post.

Topics include:
Shootings at Jewish Centers in Kansas
Ukraine
Fed Government pulls back in land dispute
NY on the economic upswing?
NSA

WAMC News
7:37 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses last weekend's events at the Linda, a takeover of a Ukrainian police station, and a possible casino in Albany.

Weather
6:55 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Forecast

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

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Sports
6:12 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Sports Report: Union Men's Hockey Wins First NCAA Championship; Bubba Watson Wins Second Masters

Over the weekend in men’s college hockey, Union College defeated Minnesota to win its first ever NCAA Division 1 National Championship, 7-4. The skating Dutchmen scored three times during a 1:54 span in the first period of their victory over Minnesota. The Gophers led 2-1 until Mike Vecchione, Eli Lichtenwald and Daniel Ciampini scored for the Dutchman. Colin Stevens made 36 saves for Union, which finishes the season 32-6-4.

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