Midday Magazine

Weekdays, Noon - 1pm; Weekends, Noon- 1pm

WAMC's award-winning daily news magazine show brings the listener the latest in local, national and world news. Join Brian Shields each weekday for the very latest.

The work of the WAMC News Team is combined each day with news and features from the BBC, The Innovation Trail, and Stardate. You can also get a regional weather forecast from Paul Caiano.

The listener also can hear commentaries offered by a range of commentators who span the political spectrum such as former New York Common Cause leader Paul Elisha, former Republican Comptroller candidate Herb London, Professor of International History and Politics Steven Leibo, as well as WAMC's own political observer Alan Chartock. Highlights from the WAMC Listener Comment Line are usually aired on Friday's edition of Midday Magazine.

President Obama is proposing the toughest regulations in U.S. history to combat climate change. Researchers say the president’s plan to reduce power plant emissions would also have a substantial and immediate impact on people’s health.

Rob Edelman: 3-D Rarities

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INSIDE OUT, a computer-animated feature from Disney-Pixar, is one of the season’s very best theatrical releases: a dazzlingly original must-see treat. It also is the latest major film to be made available theatrically in 3-D. To be sure, 3-D is not a new technology. Experiments in 3-D date from the early 20th-century and, at the dawn of the 1950s, 3-D feature films produced in Hollywood became fashionable and marketable.

The small Greene County town of Windham is welcoming visitors from around the world this week for an international sporting event being held at the Windham Mountain Resort. WAMC's Brian Shields speaks with Chip Seamans, the president and general manager of the resort, about the event that will draw visitors to the area all week.  

Delaware County Fair

America's ongoing debate over the Confederate flag has stirred conflict in the Catskills.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

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Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano
WNYT

Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Monday, August 3, 2015.

Die ZauberfloteThe Magic Flute – is an opera icon.  Composed in 1791, three months before his death, it is one of the most performed and most popular works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

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A rally is scheduled for tonight in Schenectady’s Hamilton Hill neighborhood after the latest fatal shooting there.

Rogovoy Report for July 31, 2015

Jul 31, 2015

It’s a weekend full of new music, old music, folk music, country music, Broadway, opera, and more in our region. Here are just a few highlights.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

Jul 31, 2015
Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano
WNYT

Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Friday, July 31, 2015.

Jeremy Manning

A young entrepreneur hopes to transform a vacant amusement park in the Southern Adirondacks into a performing arts destination —   but he faces a testy political climate.

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