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WAMC's Political Observer Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on John Faso entering the race for the 19th Congressional seat, Donald Trump already has support for a run for New York Governor, Bernie Sanders speech at Liberty University, and much more.

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

Sunny and warmer today.  Highs in the upper 70's to near 80.

Clear tonight.  Low in the mid 50's.

Sunny and warm tomorrow.  Highs in the lower 80's.

WAMC Sports News

NFL

On Monday Night Football, Julio Jones had nine receptions for 141 yards and two touchdowns as the Atlanta Falcons held off the Philadelphia Eagles 26-24. Jones reached the end zone twice in the second quarter, including a 22-yard grab that put the Falcons ahead 20-3 with 45 seconds left in the first half.

Matt Ryan shook off a pair of interceptions to throw for 298 yards on 23 of 34 passing.

The Eagles managed just 125 yards in the first half, eight coming on the ground. DeMarco Murray scored a pair of third-quarter touchdowns but finished with just nine yards on eight carries in his Eagles debut.

Philadelphia had a chance to go ahead until Cody Parkey missed a 44-yard field goal with 2:27 to go and Ricardo Allen picked off a deflected pass with 1:11 left.

In San Francisco, Carlos Hyde helped Jim Tomsula win his 49ers head coaching debut by rushing for 168 yards and two touchdowns in a 20-3 stifling of Minnesota. Hyde had scoring runs of 17 and 10 yards while outplaying Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who had 31 yards on 10 carries. The second-year back never compiled more than 55 yards in a game last season.

Colin Kaepernick threw for 165 yards and improved to 5-0 on Monday night.

49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman had one of five sacks against Teddy Bridgewater and also recorded seven tackles in his first game since suffering a left knee injury 20 months ago.

(Airs 9/13 & 9/14) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week's show they talk about a listener letter about too much trump coverage, Trump says CNN should give debate coverage ad revenue to charity, Time Warner creates a channel for the Pope's U.S. visit, and much, much more.

(Airs 9/11/15) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: We take a look at the secrecy surrounding a major campaign contribution loophole in New York, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on presidential politics as Governor Cuomo appears with Vice President Joe Biden for the second time this summer, and Lake Champlain is quickly becoming a highway for transmission lines to bring renewable energy to metropolitan areas of the Northeast.

(Airs 9/10  & 9/12/15) WAMC's Alan Chartock interviews Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News.

(Airs 9/10/15) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr. Mark Pettus -- Director of Medical Education, Wellness and Population Health at Berkshire Health Systems in western Massachusetts.

(Airs 9/6 & 9/7) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Poughkeepsie Journal Interim Publisher and Executive Editor Stu Shinske. On this week's show they talk about whether to publish or not publish brutal images and videos, An expert forecasts Canada will have few if any print newspapers by 2025, and The Legislative Gazette goes digital.

(Airs 9/4/15) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: the state’s education commissioner says she’s open to granting teacher evaluation waivers for an extra year, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on protesters in Chenango County pushing for secession, and the state horse racing industry gathers to discuss the retirement of thoroughbreds.

(Airs 9/3/15) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Eugenia Zukerman -- Celebrated Flutist and Music Director of Clarion Concerts in Columbia County’s Leaf Peeper Concert Series. Find out more about the series at www.leafpeeperconcerts.org or call (413) 644-0007.

NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli

(Airs 9/3  & 9/5/15) WAMC's Alan Chartock interviews New York State Comptroller Thomas Dinapoli.

(Airs 8/30 & 8/31/15) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock, Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, and University at Albany Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about the Virginia shootings of a TV Anchor, Cameraman, and guest on live TV, the issue of the images and whether to publish pictures of a live shooting on the front page, Donald Trump kicks out Univision Anchor Jorge Ramos, and much more.

(Airs 8/30 & 8/31/15) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: The state’s new education commissioner is getting some back lash over plans to quell the testing opt out movement, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the new commissioner, and we’ll take you to a protest in the Finger Lakes region over a coal burning power plant.

(Airs 8/27 & 8/29) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York State Education Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia.

(Airs 8/27/15) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Writer, Journalist and Broadcaster Simon Winchester about his forthcoming book Pacific.

(Airs 8/23 & 8/24/15) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and University at Albany Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao. On this week's show they talk about coverage of the Desanudas by the New York City tabloids, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio's new policy seeking to review all public information requests before going to the public, your letters, and much more.

(Airs 8/21/15) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: State Assembly Speaker Heastie has been touring upstate New York, The battle to raise the wage in New York continues, and Senator Charles Schumer wants returning veterans to fill open border agent positions.

GOP Chair Ed Cox
GOP Chair Ed Cox

(Airs 8/20/15 & 8/22/15) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Ed Cox, Chairman of the New York State Republican Party.

(Airs 8/20/15) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Poet and Author Steven Nightingale about his latest book Granada: A Pomegranate in the Hand of God.

(Airs 8/16 & 8/17) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week's show they talk about media coverage of Donald Trump, the relationship between Roger Ailes, Megyn Kelly and Donald Trump, over 50 news organizations send a letter to the Obama Administration calling for more openness, and much more.

(8/14/15) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: A New York Times story finds widespread retribution against inmates at Clinton Correction facility during the search for two escapees, our Political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts those allegations, and dozens come to Albany to protest the proposed Constitutional Pipeline.

(Airs 8/13/15 & 8/15/15) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Albany Times Union State Editor and Capital Bureau Chief Casey Seiler.

(Airs 8/13/15) WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Ella Baff, Executive and Artistic Director of Jacob's Pillow, an international dance festival, professional school, and archives located in the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts.

WAMCs Alan Chartock In Conversation with Dr Laura Hansen, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Western New England University.

(Airs 7/26 & 7/27) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld. On this week's show they talk about media coverage of Donald Trump, the President's criticism that the media is distracted by shiny objects, and much more.

(Airs 7/24/15) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: we’ll take a look at the Women’s Equality Act, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on new bribery charges for former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son Adam, and some officials worry that limits on property tax cap increases could severely restrict local services.

(Airs 7/23 & 7/25) WAMC's Alan Chartock sits down with Albany County District Attorney David Soares.

(Airs 7/23/15) WAMC's Alan Chartock In Conversation with Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina, former host of The Book Show and Dean of the Commonwealth Honors College at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

(Airs 7/19 & 7/20) The Media Project is an inside look at media coverage of current events with WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Poughkeepsie Journal Interim Publisher and Executive Editor Stu Shinske. On this week's show they talk about The NY Post features a shocking front page photo of public urination, media coverage of Jared Fogle – the Subway guy, and much more.

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