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WAMC’s Political Observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Trump talking with the leader of Taiwan, bypassing the state department and traditional foreign policy, Dakota Pipeline halted by the Feds, Part 1: The Scourge of Racial Bias in New York Prisons, and For Blacks Facing Parole, Signs of a Broken System.

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The definition of a tree is at the heart of a lawsuit claiming new snowmobile trails being carved through the Adirondack forest violate the "forever wild" clause of New York's constitution.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

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Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Early morning snow, then rain and snow showers later this morning into the afternoon.  High near 40.

Total snowfall: 1-3" Most places. A dusting to 2" in the Lower Hudson Valley and Southern New England. Localized areas of 4" across parts of the Adirondacks and Green Mountains.

Becoming partly cloudy tonight.  Lows in the upper 20's.

Morning sunshine tomorrow.  Clouds will mix in during the day and increasse by evening  High in the upper 30's.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie now mulling passing a pay raise without the Governor, a possible presidential run for Cuomo, and ties between the former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's top aide and Jared Kushner, a top advisor to President-elect Donald Trump.

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This week, Bob discusses the day of our earliest sunset.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Dec 2, 2016
Paul Caiano
WNYT

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Mostly cloudy and breezy with a few passing rain and snow showers today.  High in the mid 40's.

Mostly cloudy and breezy with a few passing rain and snow showers tonight.  Low in the lower 30's.

Mostly cloudy and breezy with a few passing rain and snow showers tomorrow.  High in the lower 40's.

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NFL:

Former NFL player Joe McKnight has been shot to death following an argument at an intersection with another motorist outside New Orleans. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand says it happened about 2:43 p.m. Thursday in Terrytown, a suburb of New Orleans.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Dec 1, 2016
Paul Caiano
WNYT

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Steady rain ending early this morning, then mostly cloudy and breezy with a few scattered showers. High near 50.

Mostly cloudy and breezy with a few passing showers tonight.  Low in the mid 30's.

Mostly cloudy and breezy with a few passing rain and snow showers tomorrow.  High in the mid 40's

Oneonta's Christmas tree is lit up at the Rockefeller plaza.
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Jim Kevlin of Hometown Oneonta, the Freeman's Journal, and AllOtsego.com about post election feeling's in Central New York and last night's lighting of the Christmas tree that came from Oneonta, in Rockefeller plaza.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses President-elect Donald Trump's decision to keep U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, whether Sarah Palin will be in charge of the VA, Linda McMahon in charge of small businesses in America, and the CIA warns Trump about tearing up the Iran deal.

NHL:

In the NHL, the Islanders topped Pittsburgh 5-3, Calgary won against Toronto 3-0, and it was San Jose over Los Angeles 4-1.

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses flag burning, Trump's pick for Secretary of the Treasury, and whether Rep. Nancy Pelosi will retain her Minority Leader seat.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Nov 30, 2016
Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano
WNYT

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Cloudy with dense fog this morning, then rain moves in by noon from south to north.  Rain in the afternoon. High in the lower 50's.

More rain and areas of fog tonight.  Lows in the lower 40's.

Mostly cloudy and breezy tomorrow with a few scattered showers. High in the upper 40's.

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NBA:

In the NBA, Brooklyn won against the Clippers in double overtime 127-122, Milwaukee beat Cleveland 118-101, New Orleans won against the Lakers 105-88, Orlando beat San Antonio 95-83, Utah blasted Houston 120-101, and it was Detroit over Charlotte 112-89.

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Uber says more than 43,000 New Yorkers opened its app in upstate New York on Thanksgiving eve — but couldn't order a car because of a state law prohibiting the ride-hailing service from operating outside of New York City. 

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Nov 29, 2016
Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano
WNYT

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Cloudy today with some light snow, sleet or freezing rain north of I-90 in the early morning hours, then rain across the region for the rest of the day.  Highs in the mid to upper 40's.

Evening showers, then mostly cloudy with areas of fog overnight.  Lows in the lower 40's.

Mostly cloudy but dry tomorrow morning, then rain moves in by noon from south to north.  Rain in the afternoon. High near 50.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses torture in modern America, Tom Price as Trump's pick for Secretary of Health and Human Services, lobbying in New York State, and ex-New York Governor David Paterson wants "courageous Democrat" to challenge New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. 

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NFL:

In the NFL on Monday Night Football, Green Bay beat Philadelphia 27-13.

Ryan Fitzpatrick will stay the starting quarterback for the New York Jets Monday night when they take on the Indianapolis Colts. Coach Todd Bowles announced he was sticking with Fitzpatrick after the Jets' loss to New England. Fitzpatrick was mostly solid, throwing for 260 yards and two touchdowns against the Patriots.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about Donald Trump/Obamacare and New York State's budget, the Comptroller's letter's to Empire State Development, state Bishops and legal care, and top level positions for Republicans in Cuomo's state address.

NFL:

In the NFL, the Giants won against Cleveland 27-21, New England bested the Jets 22-17, Buffalo topped Jacksonville 28-21, Oakland beat Carolina 35-32, Kansas City defeated Denver 30-27, Tampa Bay edged Seattle 14-5, Tennessee won against Chicago 27-21, Miami trumped San Francisco 31-24, Baltimore beat Cincinnati 19-14, San Diego topped Houston 21-13, New Orleans won against Los Angeles 49-21, and it was Atlanta over Arizona 38-19.

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WAMC’s Political Observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Thanksgiving gluttony, Rudy and Mitt top picks for Secretary of State (dividing Republicans), Hillary Clinton supporters calling for a vote recount in battleground states.
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NFL:

In the NFL, Detroit topped Minnesota 16-13, Dallas bested Washington 31-26 to extend their winning streak to 10 games, and it was Pittsburgh over Indianapolis 28-7.

Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Morning Forecast

Nov 25, 2016

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the incoming Trump administration and what might happen when political discussion takes a seat at the Thanksgiving table.

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