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 WAMC's National Productions, the BBC, Great Lakes Radio, 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.

Tune into Midday Magazine each weekday at Noon.

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October 22, 2012

12:46 PM
Louise
Artist : John Whelan
Album : Celtic Reflections
ReleaseYear : 1996
Label : Narada
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Hyperballad (Brodsky Quartet version)
Artist : Bjork
Album : Telegram
Composer : Björk, Nellee Hooper, Marius De Vries
ReleaseYear : 1996
Label : One Little Indian

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Commentary & Opinion
12:21 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Andrew Coates: An adventure to make life worth living

Helen Keller famously wrote that "Life is either a daring adventure or nothing."  She continued: "To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable."

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Weather
12:06 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano
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Newschannel 13's Meteorologist Paul Caiano gives us the WAMC Midday Magazine forecast for Friday, April 5, 2013.  

North Country News
11:31 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Cross-Border Trade Forum Held

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A forum on cross-border trade with Canada was held Friday morning in northern New York.  Congressman Bill Owens hosted Canadian and U.S. officials and business interests at Clarkson University for a discussion on trade and cross-border economic strategies.

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North Country News
3:50 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Dichotomous Organizations Form Website and Non-Profit

Vermont State Seal
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Two non-profit think tanks with opposite philosophical views have teamed to create a joint website to promote state and local government transparency in Vermont.

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Weather
12:38 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano
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Newschannel 13's Meteorologist Paul Caiano gives us the WAMC Midday Magazine forecast for Thursday, April 4, 2013.  

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Commentary & Opinion
12:29 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Sean Philpott: Bright Shiny Things

On Tuesday, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released startling new data on the incidence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in American kids. According to the CDC, over 6 million children between the ages of 4 and 17 have been diagnosed with ADHD. Despite coming on the heels of April Fool’s Day, those numbers are no joke.

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New England News
12:21 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Amid apparent waning faith, some colleges encourage students' religion

Our Lady's Chapel at Elms College
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A new Gallup poll shows that show overall, the United States is a religiously diverse nation – yet New York’s Capital Region, Burlington, Vt., and Springfield, Mass. are among the bottom 10 religious metro areas.  WAMC’s Michael Masciadrelli explains how some college campuses help are helping college students keep their faith close to them while living on campus.

On a college campus, it may seem difficult for those students to actively practice a religion. However, many colleges provide students opportunities to grow spiritually and develop their faith away from home.

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Hudson Valley News
6:49 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Village Mayor, Deputy Mayor Face Bribery Charges

In Rockland County the mayor and deputy mayor of the Village of Spring Valley face bribery charges in connection with a Spring Valley Real Estate Project Conspiracy, which, according to the filed complaint, alleges the two accepted money and property in exchange for using their official positions to approve a real estate deal in which the mayor had an undisclosed financial interest. According to the Manhattan U.S.

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North Country News
5:33 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Feds Delay Health Exchanges, Vermont Moves Forward

Implementation of health care exchanges, a key facet of the Affordable Care Act, is being delayed in states where the federal government is controlling them. The move is not expected to affect Vermont’s rollout of its state controlled system.

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Hudson Valley News
1:19 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Spring Valley's Mayor Speaks Publicly After Corruption Charges

Spring Valley Mayor Noramie Jasmin
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After being charged with bribery in a real-estate development scheme as part of a larger political corruption case in New York, it is still unclear whether the mayor of Rockland County’s Spring Valley will remain in office.

Village of Spring Valley Mayor Noramie Jasmin and Deputy Mayor Joseph Desmaret face bribery and mail fraud charges in connection with a federal corruption case stretching from New York City to Spring Valley to Albany. Here’s Jasmin during a news conference streamed at lohud.com at 10 this morning at Village Hall.

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