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 Bernie Sanders says he will vote Hillary Clinton for president.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Britain voting to leave the EU and Bernie Sanders in Albany today. 

Damien Center's Facebook Page

An Albany Pride flag that was burned outside of the city’s Damien Center is now being investigated as a hate crime by the FBI. 

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Jun 24, 2016
Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano
WNYT

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Judy Patrick  about a LGBTQ pride flag that was burned outside of a resource center for people living with HIV/AIDS and is now the subject of an FBI investigation.

NBA:

The Philadelphia 76ers used the first pick in Thursday's NBA draft to select LSU freshman forward Ben Simmons, who averaged 19.2 points, 11.8 rebounds and 4.8 assists for the Tigers as a freshman last season. Duke freshman forward Brandon Ingram was the second player selected, grabbed by the Los Angeles Lakers. Boston chose third and took California freshman forward Jaylen Brown.

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses a bobcat attack in New Scotland, the Democrats' sit-in on the House floor, and Donald Trump's speech on Hillary Clinton.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Jim Kevlin of Hometown Oneonta about a new exhibit at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown on 9/11 and it's connection to baseball.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Jun 23, 2016
Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano
WNYT

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MLB:

In baseball, in the American League, the White Sox topped Boston 8-6, Detroit bested Seattle 5-1, Houston beat the Angels 3-2, and it was Cleveland over Tampa Bay 6-1.

Voters in parts of Britain are facing floods and torrential downpours as they cast their ballots in a referendum on whether or not to remain in the European Union.

Despite House Ajournment, Sit-In Continues

Jun 23, 2016
House Democrats at a sit-in Wednesday.
Office of Rep. Esty

The House has adjourned until after the Fourth of July, but that doesn't mean the chamber is empty.

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses indictments for some top NYPD officers and Republicans in the wake of the Orlando shooting.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Jun 22, 2016
Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano
WNYT

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The Capitol
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Business leaders, particularly those in Upstate New York, say the 2016 legislative session, which recently concluded, was the worst for small businesses in quite some time.

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The New York State Farm Bureau is inserting itself  into a legal fight over whether farmworkers can be allowed to unionize.

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Senate votes against gun control advocates, bans on certain semi-automatic weapons, and a man who wanted to kill Donald Trump.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about New York State money for pedestrian safety upgrades in upstate communities and a Supreme Court decision on guns bans in New York and Connecticut.

MLB:

In baseball, in the American League, the White Sox beat Boston 3-1 in 10 innings, Detroit won against Seattle 8-7 in 12 innings, Cleveland bested Tampa Bay 7-4, Texas topped Baltimore 4-3, and it was Houston over the Angels 10-7. The Yankees had a night off.

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the end of the legislative session in NY, Uber & Airbnb, and Britain's possible exit from the European Union. 

Governor Andrew Cuomo
Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about the final bills to come out of the closing session of the New York State Legislature on Friday.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Jun 20, 2016
Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano
WNYT

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LeBron James and Kevin Love of the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrate after defeating the Golden State Warriors 93-89 in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena on Sunday in Oakland, Calif.
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NBA:

It's over. Cleveland's 52-year championship drought ended with an electrifying 93-89 victory over Golden State to give the Cavaliers their first NBA title. The Cavs are also the first NBA team to rally from a 3-1 deficit in the NBA Finals.

The Capitol
WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

The legislature was closing down on an end of session  deal that would strip convicted lawmakers of their pensions, extend mayoral control of New York City schools for one more year, and legalize Daily Fantasy sports gambling.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Jun 17, 2016
Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano
WNYT

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