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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio and legislators paying for their cars with campaign funds.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Aug 24, 2015
Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano

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

A mix of sun and clouds with an isolated shower or thunderstorm toward Central NY. Highs
in the mid 80's.

Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and thunderstorms tonight.  Low in the mid 60's.

A scattered shower or storm early, then a mix of sun and clouds tomorrow.  Highs in the lower 80's.

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Horse Racing:

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah will run in the Travers Stakes at a sold-out Saratoga Race Course on Saturday. American Pharoah would only be the fourth of 12 Triple Crown winners to run in the Travers, a race also known as the "Mid-Summer Derby." The only one to win was Whirlaway in 1941. Note: The Travers at Saratoga Race Course was capped this year at 50,000 people and all tickets have been sold.

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It was known as the "Swankiest Night Spot in the South" and considered one of the most famous clubs in the network of black cabarets known as the "Chitlin' Circuit." During the era of segregation, it was the cultural mecca of black New Orleans — what the Savoy Ballroom was to Harlem. Little Richard, a frequent performer there, even composed a song about the place.

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses Iran, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton's emails.

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A comprehensive assessment of the proposed annexation of 507 acres of privately owned land into the Village of Kiryas Joel has been completed by companies hired by Orange County in conjunction with its planning department.