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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Playlist

October 16, 2012

12:44 PM
Boys Don’t Cry
Artist : The Cure
Album : Boys Don't Cry
ReleaseYear : 1979
Label : Fiction Records
12:23 PM
Novio
Artist : Moby
Album : I Like to Score
ReleaseYear : 1997
Label : Elektra/Wea

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Weather
12:07 pm
Tue September 3, 2013

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

Paul Caiano
Credit WNYT

Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Tuesday, September 3, 2013. 

Arts & Culture
12:49 pm
Mon September 2, 2013

Rob Edelman: Three Decades Past

Years ago, “older” films that were screened at film festivals included newly-restored versions of silent films or classic Depression-era features: in other words, films that were produced years if not decades before the births of Baby Boomer cineastes.

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WAMC News
12:00 pm
Sun September 1, 2013

Community Corner: Joe McClain, President of the Beer Institute

Joe McClain, President of the Beer Institute, discusses the need to reform the tax code on the beer industry.

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Arts & Culture
12:50 pm
Sat August 31, 2013

Herbert Wolff Reviews Anna Christie

Herbert Wolff takes a look at Berkshire Theatre Group's current production of Eugene O'Neill's "Anna Christie." 

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New York News
6:10 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Tourism Indicators Strong for Labor Day into Fall

Saranac Lake in the fall
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are cautioning travelers to be prepared for busy crossings this Labor Day weekend. Regional tourism officials say that’s good news as they transition into the fall tourism season.

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Listener Comment Line
12:55 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Listener Comment Line - Week of August 26, 2013

We lend an ear to your thoughts, in these highlights of this week's WAMC Listener Comment Line. 

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Arts & Culture
12:50 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Rogovoy Report for August 30, 2013

Berkshire cultural guru Seth Rogovoy joins us for his weekly preview of weekend artistic, musical and cultural events in and around the region. 

Weather
12:25 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

Paul Caiano
Credit WNYT

We get a detailed prognostication of likely weekend weather patterns in Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Weather Summary for Friday, August 30, 2013. 

Commentary & Opinion
12:20 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Andrew Coates: On Democracy

My mother and my public school teachers taught me that the foundations of democracy were based upon centuries of struggle to protect personal dignity from the abuses of the state. 

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New York News
12:18 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Long, Winding Road To NY Flood Recovery

Nearly a year after Hurricane Sandy devastated wide areas of New York, very little of the Congressionally-approved $60 billion in rebuilding funds has been allocated.
Credit FEMA

Two years after Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee and almost one year after Superstorm Sandy altered New York’s land and seascapes, relief aid --- from both private donors and government agencies --- has been painfully slow in coming, as communities struggle to return to normal.

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