Midday Magazine

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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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Franz Ferdinand
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Album : You Could Have It So Much Better
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New York News
12:39 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Call To Delay Common Core Gains Traction

NYS Assemblymember Phil Steck.

The movement to put the brakes on the national education standards known as the Common Core is gaining momentum across New York State.

Some are calling for a one-year delay while others want a two-year hold on using Common Core-based tests to evaluate teachers and place students. And there are those on the fringe calling for more drastic measures including completely eliminating the tests or withdrawing New York entirely from the standards.

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Weather
12:24 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

Paul Caiano
Credit WNYT

Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Friday, February 7, 2014.

New York News
12:10 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Lake George Advocates Praise Gov. Cuomo For Conservation Efforts

Credit Andy Arthur / Flickr

In a letter penned by Lake George Mayor Robert Blais on behalf of the Stop Aquatic Invasives From Entering Lake George Partnership to the office of Governor Andrew Cuomo, the governor received high marks on his attention to work helping protect the Adirondack lake.

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Weather
12:25 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

Paul Caiano
Credit WNYT

Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Thursday, February 6, 2014. 

North Country News
12:30 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Report Assesses Forest Industry Impact On Vermont Economy

Credit Northeast State Foresters Association

A new report says Vermont's forestry industry contributed about $3.4 billion to the state's economy in 2012 and sustains about 20,600 jobs.

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Commentary & Opinion
12:26 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Herbert London: What We Can Learn From The Turkish Economy

The confluence of bad news items has thrown the Turkish economy into a tailspin. Once the darling of Wall Street and a model for emerging markets, Turkey is now in the economic doldrums. Since the world downturn in 2008 Turkey has been faltering. The miracle of economic prosperity from 2002 to 2003 attributed to Premier Erdogan, now seems like a chimera.

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Weather
12:26 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

Paul Caiano
Credit WNYT

Meteorologist Paul Caiano delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Tuesday, February 5, 2014. 

WAMC News
12:18 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

New York State Leaders Urge Delay Of Common Core

The leaders of the New York State legislature are urging the State Board of Regents to delay the effects of the new federal Common Core standards for at least another two years.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Sanders Holds Town Hall On NSA Surveillance And Implications On Individual Privacy

Senator Bernie Sanders

Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders held a town hall meeting in Montpelier over the weekend to discuss the National Security Agency's surveillance of telephone and email records and the implications on constitutional rights and privacy.

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Weather
12:25 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

Paul Caiano
Credit WNYT

Winter storm warnings are up for much of the region tonight through tomorrow. Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano has the details in the Midday Weather Summary for Tuesday, February 4, 2014. 

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