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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September 21, 2012

12:06 PM
Franz Ferdinand
Artist : The Fallen
Album : You Could Have It So Much Better
Composer : Kapranos & MCCarthy
ReleaseYear : 2005
Label : Donmino
12:24 PM
The Trapeze Swinger
Artist : Iron & Wine
Album : Around the Well
Composer : Sam Beam
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : Sub Pop
12:39 PM
Dream Operator
Artist : Talking Heads
Album : True Stories
Composer : David Byrne
ReleaseYear : 1986
Label : Sire

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Commentary & Opinion
12:50 pm
Sun July 27, 2014

David Nightingale: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

What better, for summer reading, than the writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez?What better, for summer reading, than the writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez?

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New York News
3:28 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

GE Set To Launch Fuel Cell Startup In Malta

General Electric is wrapping up construction on its new center at the New York State Energy Research and Development Agency-operated Saratoga Technology + Energy Park in Malta.

Johanna Wellington, general manager and chief technical officer for GE Fuel Cells, said General Electric is about to launch operations at the pilot facility to develop hybrid fuel cell technology.

Wellington said the fuel cell program that began at GE’s Global Research Center in Niskayuna is expanding.

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Hudson Valley News
2:35 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

NYS AG Candidate Discusses Crime In Newburgh

NYS Attorney General Candidate John Cahill (left) and Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus
Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

The Republican candidate for New York state attorney general stopped in Orange County Thursday. He was in Newburgh to talk with local elected officials about what is needed to cut down on the city’s crime.

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Listener Comment Line
12:55 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Listener Comment Line - Week of July 21, 2014

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We lend an ear to what you had to see this week.  Here are highlights of this week's WAMC Listener Comment Line. 

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Commentary & Opinion
12:45 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Rogovoy Report For July 25, 2014

I had the great pleasure last night of attending the opening night of Sam Shepard’s modern classic, “Fool for Love,” playing the Nikos Stage at Williamstown Theatre Festival for a limited run, only through next Saturday, August 2.

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New York News
12:31 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Bids Approved For Airport Terminal Expansion

Plattsburgh International Airport terminal
Credit Plattsburgh International Airport

Clinton County legislators this week approved bids for a $36 million expansion of the Plattsburgh International Airport terminal.

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New York News
12:29 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Deputy Secretary For Civil Rights On New Wage Board

Alphonso David is the Deputy Secretary for Civil Rights for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
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The people who depend on the generosity of others for something extra in their paycheck may be getting a raise.

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Weather
12:26 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

Paul Caiano
Credit WNYT

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Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Friday, July 25, 2014. 

Hudson Valley News
7:39 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Tele-Town Hall Highlights HV Transportation And Infrastructure

Credit Jo Naylor/Flickr

New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney recently held a telephone town hall on local transportation and infrastructure issues in the Hudson Valley.

Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat who sits on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, supported bipartisan legislation to prevent the bankruptcy of the Highway Trust Fund. The emergency measure passed last week by a vote of 367-55.

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Weather
12:33 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

Paul Caiano
Credit WNYT

Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano delivers the Midday Weather Summary for Thursday, July 24, 2014. 

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