Patrick Garrett

Morning Edition Producer

Patrick Garrett graduated with a dual degree from the State University of New York, College at Oneonta in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications, Concentration in Production and a Bachelor of Arts in Music Industry. A former newsroom intern who joined the WAMC staff in 2014, he worked at Saratoga Performing Arts Center, where he sold tickets. He is an Eagle Scout from Saratoga Springs and writes and plays music in his free time.

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New York News
8:06 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Former New York Governor George Pataki 'Very Seriously' Considering Presidential Run

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Former New York Gov. George Pataki says he is "very seriously" considering a run for the White House.

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New York News
7:11 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Upstate Casino Decision Due This Afternoon

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A board tasked with choosing who gets to build new casinos in upstate New York is poised to make its decision at 2 p.m. this afternoon.

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Sports
6:01 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Sports Report: Golden State's Winning Streak Is Over; NHL Shootout Goes 20 Rounds

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NBA:

In the NBA, Dallas topped New York 107-87, Miami bested Brooklyn 95-91, Washington beat Minnesota 109-95, Memphis won against Golden State 105-98 ending their 16-game winning streak, New Orleans squeaked by Utah 119-111, and it was Oklahoma City over Sacramento 104-92.

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Sports
5:42 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Sports Report: Saints Trump Bears 31-15

NFL:

On Monday Night Football, the New Orleans Saints are back atop the NFC South following a convincing victory over the hapless Bears in Chicago, 31-15.

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Sports
6:24 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Sports Report: Patriots, Broncos, Colts Clinch Divisions; Buffalo Upsets Green Bay 21-13

NFL:

The New England Patriots, Denver Broncos and Indianapolis Colts are division champions once again after earning victories on Sunday.

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Sports
6:10 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Sports Report: Arizona Defeats St. Louis 12-6

NFL:

On Thursday Night Football, Arizona topped St. Louis 12-6.

On Sunday at 1 p.m. Washington is in the Meadowlands to face the Giants, Green Bay visits Buffalo to take on the Bills, and New England hosts Miami at Foxboro. Then later at 4:05 the Jets are in Tennessee against the Titans.

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New York News
8:04 am
Thu December 11, 2014

NY Education Commissioner John King To Step Down

John King Jr. is stepping down as New York's education commissioner for a post in the Obama administration.

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North Country News
7:59 am
Thu December 11, 2014

Congresswoman-elect Elise Stefanik Assigned To Armed Services Commitee

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U.S. Congresswoman-elect Elise Stefanik has been appointed to serve on two House committees. The Republican from New York’s north country’s 21st District was appointed to the Armed Services Committee and the Education and the Workforce Committee yesterday. Stefanik, 30, is the youngest woman ever elected to Congress after defeating Democrat Aaron Wolf and Green Party candidate Matt Funiciello in November. Stefanik is replacing the retiring Democrat Bill Owens.

Sports
5:59 am
Thu December 11, 2014

Sports Report: Red Sox Aquire Wade Miley From Diamondbacks

Diamondbacks left-hander Wade Miley has been traded to the Boston Red Sox for pitchers Rubby De La Rosa, Allen Webster, and a minor-leaguer.

MLB:

In Major League Baseball, the Boston Red Sox have acquired left-hander Wade Miley from the Arizona Diamondbacks for pitchers Rubby De La Rosa, Allen Webster and a minor-leaguer yet to be identified.

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Sports
5:34 am
Wed December 10, 2014

Sports Report: Jon Lester Agrees To $155 Million Contract

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MLB:

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press on condition of anonymity that pitcher Jon Lester has agreed to a $155 million, six-year contract with the Chicago Cubs. The deal contains an option for 2021 that, if it becomes guaranteed, would make the deal worth $170 million over seven seasons.

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