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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5:40 am
Mon April 20, 2015

Sports Report: Boston Marathon Back Today With Expected 30,000 Runners

Reigning champ Meb Keflezighi in the 2014 Boston Marathon, the first since a pair of bombs exploded near the finished line in 2013, killing three and wounding 260 others.

Boston Marathon:

Grey skies are expected for today's Boston Marathon, but onlookers will be cheering nonetheless. Some 30,000 runners are expected to take part in the second Boston Marathon since bombs went off near the finish line in 2013, killing three people and wounding another 260. Tom Grilk, the executive director of the Boston Athletic Association, says, "What happened in 2013 was the closest and perhaps most poignant part of our history, but part of the history."

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Sports
6:00 am
Fri April 17, 2015

Sports Report: Rangers See First Victory Over Penguins In NHL Playoffs

NHL:

In the first of a seven game series in the NHL playoffs, the Rangers edged Pittsburgh 2-1, Detroit skated by Tamp Bay 3-2, Minnesota doubled up St. Louis 4-2, and it was Anaheim over Winnipeg 4-2.

NFL:

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been cleared to return to the NFL after missing most of last season while facing child abuse charges in Texas.

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New England News
8:29 am
Thu April 16, 2015

Western Massachusetts School Investigates Allegations Of Inappropriate Sexual Conduct

A private boarding school in western Massachusetts has placed a longtime faculty member on administrative leave as it investigates allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct involving a student in the 1970s.

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New York News
6:03 am
Thu April 16, 2015

Report: NYS Senate Majority Leader Skelos Focus Of Federal Corruption Inquiry

New York State Senate Leader Dean Skelos is reportedly under federal investigation

The New York Times, citing people familiar with the matter, reports that federal prosecutors are providing evidence to a grand jury in a case against New York State Senate Leader Dean Skelos and his son Adam.

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Sports
5:51 am
Thu April 16, 2015

Sports Report: Aaron Hernandez Convicted Of 1st Degree Murder; NHL Playoffs

Credit wikipedia.org

NFL:

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison without parole. But he's nowhere near done with his legal troubles. The Bristol native still faces double murder charges in Boston, as well as civil lawsuits over the killings and a lawsuit in Florida from a former friend who said he was shot in the face and left for dead after arguing with Hernandez.

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New York News
8:19 am
Wed April 15, 2015

Environmentalists Call For Broader PCB Cleanup Of The Upper-Hudson River

Environmentalists and elected officials are renewing their call for a broader PCB cleanup of the upper-Hudson River in what could be the final year of dredging.

General Electric is expected to begin its sixth and possibly final season of dredging next month as part of a $2 billion federal Superfund project.

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New York News
7:55 am
Wed April 15, 2015

Report: Assemblyman Pete Lopez To Run For Congress

New York State Assemblyman Pete Lopez reportedly seeking U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson's congressional seat in 2016.

New York State Assemblyman Pete Lopez of the 102nd district announced his plans to run for U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson's seat after the Kinderhook Republican's term ends. The Catskill Daily Mail reports that Lopez announced that he and Gibson have been working closely together. Gibson said in January that this would be his last term in the House and is exploring a statewide run in 2018.

Sports
6:02 am
Wed April 15, 2015

Sports Report: Celtics Clinch Playoff Spot, NHL Playoffs Start Tonight

Boston is marking the second anniversary of the 2013 marathon bombings with a subdued remembrance. Mayor Marty Walsh and other officials will raise commemorative banners today on Boylston Street. A moment of silence will follow at 2:49 p.m., when the first of two bombs exploded near the finish line April 15, 2013. Church bells will then ring throughout the city. Three people were killed and more than 260 others were wounded in the attacks.

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Capital Region News
8:09 am
Tue April 14, 2015

Two People Struck, One Killed And One Hurt, In Separate Incidents In Colonie

Credit wikipedia commons

A 54-year-old woman was struck and killed in a hit and run while crossing Central Avenue in the Town of Colonie, New York last night. The Times Union reports that Renee Bruneau was stuck by a vehicle between Madison and Hudson Avenues and was rushed to Albany Medical Center where she later died. Town police are asking for assistance in locating the owner of the vehicle which was traveling eastbound.

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Sports
5:50 am
Tue April 14, 2015

Sports Report: Betts Steals Two Bases In Red Sox 9-4 Victory Over Nats

NBA:

In the NBA, New York routed Atlanta 112-108, Chicago bested Brooklyn 113-86, Cleveland won against Detroit 109-97, Houston topped Charlotte 100-90, Milwaukee beat Philadelphia 107-97, Miami defeated Orlando 100-93, New Orleans trumped Minnesota 100-88, Oklahoma City bested Portland 101-90, Utah routed Callas 109-92, Sacramento beat the Lakers 102-92, the Clippers defeated Denver 110-103, and it was Golden State over Memphis 111-107.

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