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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses foreign policy issues facing Clinton and Trump, climate change, and presidential campaigning.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Jim Kevlin of Hometown Oneonta, AllOtsego.com, and the Freeman's Journal about a New York State Senator who was down near the World Trade Center during 9/11.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Sep 8, 2016

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

A mix of hazy sun and clouds, hot and humid today with scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorm possible. Highs in the upper 80's.

An evening shower or storm, then mostly cloudy and muggy tonight with areas of fog. Lows in the lower 70's.

Morning clouds and fog, then mostly sunny and still a bit humid tomorrow. Highs in the mid 80's.

MLB:

There's a new leader in the American League East. David Price worked seven strong innings and the Boston Red Sox moved a game ahead of Toronto by whipping San Diego 7-2. Price is 15-8 after striking out eight while limiting the Padres to two runs and six hits.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Trump University and "bridgegate."

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Sep 7, 2016

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

A mix of sun and clouds today.  Warm and humid.  Highs in the lower to mid 80's.

Partly cloudy and muggy tonight. Lows in the lower to mid 60's.

A mix of sun and clouds, warm and humid tomorrow.  A scattered late day thunderstorm possible. Highs in the upper 80's.

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MLB:

In baseball, in the American League, the Yankees slid past Toronto 7-6, Baltimore won against Tampa Bay 11-2, Houston edged Cleveland 4-3, the White Sox blanked Detroit 2-0, Kansas City bested Minnesota 10-3, Oakland beat the Angels 3-2, and it was Texas over Seattle 10-7.

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses supplying for incoming storms, Clinton's appeal to minority voters, and more.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain about the types of problems that have slowed the progress of Governor Andrew Cuomo's Start-Up NY program and a look at the issue of disabled voters in New York state.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Sep 6, 2016
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Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Sunny north of I-90 today with more clouds and breezy closer to the coast. A chance of showers in Southern New England east to the Lower Hudson Valley.  Highs in the upper 70's south, lower to mid 80's north.

Mostly clear north tonight, mostly cloudy and breezy with scattered showers south and east. Lows in the upper 50's and lower 60's north, mid 60's south.

Mostly sunny tomorrow.  Highs in the lower to mid 80's.

White House Drug Policy Director Michael Botticelli will be speaking at a Vermont conference on substance abuse. 

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President Obama is talking about his meetings with the leaders of China and Russia. All were in Hangzhou, China, for an economic summit.

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Thousand Island dressing – you know it as the mix of ketchup, mayo and a few other things that tops a Reuben or many a burger. In other words, it's pedestrian fare.

But did you know its origins trace back to the highest ranks of American society?

This story is part of a series from NPR Ed exploring the challenges U.S. schools face meeting students' mental health needs.

Every year, thousands of children are suspended from preschool.

Take a second to let that sink in.

According to the U.S. Department of Education, 6,743 children who were enrolled in district-provided pre-K in 2013-14 received one or more out-of-school suspensions.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Sep 5, 2016
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Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Sunny north of I-90 today with more clouds and breezy closer to the coast today. A chance of showers in Southern New England.  Highs in the mid 70's south, lower 80's north.

Mostly clear north tonight, mostly cloudy and breezy with scattered showers south and east. Lows in the mid to upper 50's north, lower 60's south.

Mostly sunny tomorrow.  Highs in the lower to mid 80's.

It really hit Terry White eight years ago when he was at the mall with his wife. He was out of breath every few minutes and had to sit down. "My wife told me I had to get to the gym and lose weight," he says.

He had dieted most of his life. "I've probably lost 1,000 pounds over the years," says White, a realtor in North Myrtle Beach, N.C. But he put most of it back on.

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Sep 4, 2016

This week Bob discusses the summer triangle.

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New York state is looking to put locally grown foods on the menu in school cafeterias.

Samsung Electronics is recalling its brand-new smartphone, the Galaxy Note 7, after dozens of users reported the devices exploded or caught fire.

Samsung traced the problem to a flaw in the phone's lithium battery, and issued a voluntary global recall.

Samsung is offering to replace all 1 million devices already in the hands of consumers in 10 countries, and it's recalling the shipments of the Galaxy Note 7 that have already gone out.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Sep 2, 2016
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Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Mostly sunny and breezy today.  Highs in the mid 70's.

Mostly clear tonight. Lows in the lower 50's.

Mostly sunny tomorrow.  Highs in the mid to upper 70's.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses new evidence for an older earth, the Affordable Healthcare Act, and a new presidential poll.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Sep 1, 2016

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

Mostly cloudy early this morning with scattered showers south of I-90.  A mix of sun and clouds later in the day.  Highs in the upper 70's.

Mostly clear tonight. Lows in the upper 50's.

Mostly sunny and breezy tomorrow.  Highs in the mid 70's.

After an earthquake rocked a small Italian town that killed more than 290 people, some local Italian eateries are bringing back a dish that has it's history in the roots of the town... and it's all to benefit those affected. This story from Jim Kevlin of AllOtsego.com, Hometown Oneonta, and the Freeman's Journal.

MLB:

In baseball, in the American League, Boston beat Tampa Bay 8-6, the Yankees won against Kansas City 5-4 in 13 innings, Toronto bested Baltimore 5-3, Cleveland doubled up Minnesota 8-4, Texas crushed Seattle 14-1, Houston beat Oakland 4-3, and it was Detroit over the White Sox 3-2.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Berkshire Ramblers, North Korean sleepers, Apple's back taxes to Ireland, and New York state's PFOA hearings.

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Aug 31, 2016
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Judy Patrick of the Daily Gazette about a nurses strike and a pedestrian bridge.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Aug 31, 2016

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

Mostly cloudy today with the chance of a shower or thunderstorm late in the day.  Highs in the lower to mid 80's.

Cloudy with scattered showers and possibly a thunderstorm tonight. Lows in the lower to mid 60's.

A mix of sun and clouds tomorrow.  Breezy and cooler with the chance of a shower or thunderstorm.  Highs in the mid to upper 70's.

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MLB:

In baseball, in the American League, the Yankees edged Kansas City 5-4 in 10 innings, Tampa Bay slid past Boston 4-3, Baltimore won against Toronto 5-3, Cleveland beat Minnesota 5-4, Detroit doubled up the White Sox 8-4, Texas beat Seattle 8-7, and it was Houston over Oakland 3-1.

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