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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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New York State’s education commissioner Mary Ellen Elia spent nearly four hours before the legislative budget committees. Though there is a moment of calm as the state pulls back from some of the more controversial parts of the Common Core standards, her testimony revealed potential trouble later in the school year if the test boycott movement continues.

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, Donald Trump stepping out of the next GOP debate, and Chris Gibson.

'Millennial Think-Piece Bingo'

Jan 27, 2016
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New York's largest teachers union is suing the state over changes to the teacher evaluation law.

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Amherst College trustees have voted to stop using Lord Jeff as the school's unofficial mascot because of its negative historical connotations. 

Toy Helps Preoccupy Uber Passengers

Jan 27, 2016
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Judy Patrick of the Daily Gazette about Bob Freeman speaking at Schenectady County Community College and renovations at a historic cafe in Saratoga Springs.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

Jan 27, 2016
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Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Mostly cloudy with a passing shower early today, then breezy with increasing sun.  Highs near 40.

Mostly clear tonight  Lows near 20.

Sunshine early tomorrow, then increasing clouds. Late day snow showers possible. Highs in the upper 30's.

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