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For nearly three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has prepared listeners for the day ahead with two hours of up-to-the-minute news, background analysis, commentary, and coverage of arts and sports. With nearly 14 million listeners, Morning Edition draws public radio's largest audience.

One of the most respected news magazines in the world, Morning Edition airs Monday through Friday on more than 660 NPR stations across the United States, and around the globe on NPR's international services.

Produced by NPR in Washington, D.C., Morning Edition draws on reporting from correspondents based in 17 countries around the world, and producers and reporters in 17 locations in the U.S. Their reporting is supplemented by NPR member station reporters across the country and a strong corps of independent producers and reporters in the public radio system.

Since its debut in 1979, Morning Edition has garnered broadcasting's highest honors — including the George Foster Peabody Award and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award.

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NPR Newscasts will now be at 19 minutes and 42 minutes past the hour.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Donald Trump's picks for White House staff, Trump's gun agenda, and Bernie Sanders on NPR yesterday.

NFL:

On Monday Night Football, the Giants beat Cincinnati 21-20. The New York Giants are 6-3 after Eli Manning passed for 240 yards and three touchdowns in their fourth straight win, 21-20, over Cincinnati. The Giants' defense intercepted Andy Dalton once and sacked him three times after entering the game with an NFL-worst 11 sacks. New York went ahead for good on Manning's three-yard TD throw to Sterling Shepard on fourth-and-goal in the final period.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Andy Borowitz, the future of abortions and immigration in America, media coverage of the election, and Donald Trump's appointments.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Nov 14, 2016
Paul Caiano
WNYT

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

Mostly sunny today. Highs in the mid to upper 50's.

Mostly clear early tonight, then increasing clouds.  Lows in the mid 30's.

Mostly cloudy with showers likely tomorrow. Highs near 50.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about winners and losers across the state in last week's election.

NFL:

In the NFL on Sunday, Los Angeles beat the Jets 9-6, Seattle topped New England 31-24, Arizona bested San Francisco 23-20, Dallas won against Pittsburgh 35-30, Miami defeated San Diego 31-24, Tampa Bay beat Chicago 36-10, Denver edged New Orleans 25-23, Houston bested Jacksonville 24-21, Tennessee crushed Green Bay 47-25, Philadelphia beat Atlanta 24-15, Kansas City won against Carolina 20-17, and it was Washington over Minnesota 26-20. Buffalo had a bye week.

Tonight on Monday Night Football, the Giants face Cincinnati tonight at 8:30 p.m.

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Nov 13, 2016

This week Bob discusses the supermoon.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Trump's meeting with Obama and hostile acts in the wake of the election.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Nov 11, 2016
Paul Caiano
WNYT

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

Morning clouds and a shower today. Becoming windy, with a mix of sun and clouds during the day. Early highs in the upper 40's, with temperatures falling during the afternoon.

Mostly clear tonight.  Lows in the 20's.

Mostly sunny, breezy and cool tomorrow. Highs in the mid 40's.

NFL:

In the NFL on Thursday Night Football, Baltimore blasted Cleveland 28-7.

On Sunday at 1 p.m. Los Angeles takes on the Jets at Metlife Stadium. Later at 8:30 p.m., Seattle sees New England in Gillette Stadium. On Monday, Cincinnati goes head to head with the Giants in Metlife Stadium at 8:30 p.m. Buffalo has a bye week.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the aftermath of a Donald Trump presidency, possible picks for the Supreme Court vacancy and Cabinet, and Republican complete control of the government.

To celebrate Renee Montagne's last week hosting Morning Edition, we listen back to some of her favorite stories, including a piece about schoolgirls in Kandahar, Afghanistan. This story originally aired Nov. 25, 2010.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Jim Kevlin of Hometown Oneonta, AllOtsego.com, and the Freeman's Journal about a local veteran's connection to the invasion of Normandy and the French family he made friend's with.

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NBA:

In the NBA, the Knicks topped Brooklyn 110-96, Washington won against Boston 118-93, Toronto bested Oklahoma City 112-102, Phoenix beat Detroit 107-100, Houston defeated San Antonio 101-99, the Clippers won against Portland 111-80, Golden State crushed Dallas 116-95, Charlotte beat Utah 104-98, Minnesota bested Orlando 123-107, and it was Indiana over Philadelphia in overtime 122-115.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Nov 10, 2016
Paul Caiano
WNYT

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

A mix of sun and clouds today. Highs in the lower to mid 50's.

Becoming mostly cloudy tonight.  Lows near 40.

Morning clouds and a shower tomorrow. Becoming windy, with a mix of sun and clouds during the day. Early highs in the upper 40's, with temperatures falling during the afternoon.

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Finally, we have come to the end, the end of a presidential process that began well over one year ago, kicking off in primaries that included close to 20 Republican candidates and half a dozen Democrats.

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As we wait for Hillary Clinton's concession speech, this is MORNING EDITION from NPR News. With Renee Montagne, I'm Steve Inskeep.

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It wasn't so long ago that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declared on this program that the Republican Party was at an all-time high. Some people guffawed. But it was true that Republicans dominated everything but the White House.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the aftermath of the 2016 election.

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U.S Senator for New York State:

Charles Schumer (D)  -  66.91%

Wendy Long (R)  -  26.05%

Robin Laverne Wilson (G)  -  1.43%

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Judy Patrick of the Daily Gazette about the local election results.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Nov 9, 2016
Paul Caiano
WNYT

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

Morning clouds and showers today. Breezy with breaks of sun later in the day. Highs in the lower 50's.

Partly cloudy tonight.  Lows in the lower to mid 30's.

A mix of sun and clouds tomorrow. Highs in the lower to mid 50's.

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NBA:

In the NBA, Brooklyn beat Minnesota 119-110, Memphis won against Denver 108-107, Portland topped Phoenix 124-121, Sacramento defeated New Orleans 102-94, Dallas beat the Lakers 109-97, and it was Atlanta over Cleveland 110-106.

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Election Day.

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New York voters won't just be selecting their choice for president this Election Day, they'll also be deciding which political party will control the state Senate. 

Senator Charles Schumer

Three-term Democratic New York U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer faces a challenge from a little-known and poorly funded Republican New York City lawyer.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Nov 8, 2016
Paul Caiano
WNYT

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

Sunny and mild today. Highs in the lower 60's.

Clear early tonight, then increasing clouds with a shower possible by sunrise.  Lows in the lower 40's.

Morning clouds and showers tomorrow. Breezy with breaks of sun later in the day. Highs in the lower 50's.

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