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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about lower sales tax revenue in Albany County, and housing development pushbacks around Saratoga lake in Stillwater, NY.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about private employers preparing to give their employees paid leave, and the community response to fires and shootings in Troy, NY.

An Immigration Detention Center
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about a community concern about ICE raids in Saratoga Springs, and developments in the Cuomo administration scandal regarding upstate development contracts.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain, associate editor of the Times Union about a charter school proposal that would allow uncredited teachers to work, and a push to sue pharmaceutical companies that produce opioids.

fireworks
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about fireworks and the rise of rental units in the Capital Region.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about a bill to legalize aid in dying and the possibility of a state constitutional convention.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about the continuing controversy over special stipends paid to certain state senators and police body cameras in Albany.

Congresswoman Elise Stefanik
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about a televised town hall event on Mountain Lake PBS in New York's North Country and the investigation involving Rensselaer County DA Joel Abelove after his cell phone was seize.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about growing tick populations and competing energy policies in New York state.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about thousands of teamsters avoiding a pension cut, the jury selection process in the trial of UAlbany students accused of making up allegations of being the targets of a racist attack on a CDTA bus, and the tragic story of a boat and the death of an eight-year-old girl.

SUNY administration in Albany
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about issues regarding free college tuition at SUNY/CUNY schools, a teenager who fell down an open manhole into an upstate sewer system, and the impact of winter road salt on area lakes and water resources.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about the visit of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, a public vote regarding the sale of land that belongs to Shenendehowa High School in Clifton Park, and the extender passed for a New York State budget.

WAMC's David Gusitina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about changes to the GOP's healthcare bill designed to meet demands from New York Congresswoman Elise Stefanik and Congressman John Faso.

snow storm
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about the winter storm and the elimination of a teacher literacy exam.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about rezoning Albany, the Palace Theatre's transfer of ownership, and anonymous donor who is donating $4 million to UAlbany College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. 

Saint-Gobain's plant in Hoosick Falls, NY
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about the tabling of a settlement bewteen Hoosick Falls and Honeywell and Saint Gobain and the collective bargaining rights of more than 60,000 New York farm workers. 

Paul Tonko
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WAMC's David Guistinta talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about Congressman Paul Tonko's town hall meeting with residents last night and negative impacts of the fast food minimum wage on the caregiving profession.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about the Conference of Mayors meeting in Albany and an Albany warehouse project setback.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about New York State's Gaming Commission's new doping rules on horse athletes and the price of a political plate for Albany's Republicans at the Fort Orange Club.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain about investments on New York's ski resorts and whether an Apple manufacturer has a shot at landing a project site in the state.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about Frontier Town turning into a "Gateway to the Adirondacks" and fallout from the indictment of SUNY Poly President Alain Kaloyeros.

Solar Panels
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about a solar farm developer looking to build the largest in the Capital Region, Scenic Hudson extends its reach in preserving farmland, and telemedicine's promise to let patients talk to medical experts by smart phone or computer. 

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain about finger pointing after the collapse of a plan to build a microchip plant outside Utica and whether someone can call themselves a feminist and still support the President-elect.

Uber
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about the 2017 Albany County budget, police chiefs pushing for ride sharing apps like Uber to come upstate, and education groups call on New York lawmakers to help English language learners succeed in schools.

School Bus at Shenedehowa
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about harassment at school's following Tuesday's election and regents testing.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about Election Day and all the races around the state and nation affecting voting today.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about a U.S. District Judge that has ordered $22 million recovered from the receiver in the McGinn, Smith securities fraud case to be distributed to victims and whether schools are getting enough financial resources.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about active shooter training, droughts affecting regional crops, and a new autobiography from former Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about a Cuomo administration employee that left a threatening voicemail for a top aide to Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner and the Albany City budget.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about a casino in the Catskills and the public corruption case against Capital Region Developer Joseph Nicolla.

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