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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jim Kevlin, Publisher and Editor of Hometown Oneonta, The Freeman's Journal and AllOtsego.com, about a severe animal abuse case in Garrattsville, N.Y.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed, Editor of The Daily Gazette, about the Mohonasen School District's proposed tax increases and teacher cuts.  The two also discuss a former Saratoga County police officer who asked for permission to file taxes on a computer as he awaits trial on child pornography charges.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associated Editor of The Times Union, about a complaint filed against Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan's election campaign.  The pair also discuss Robert Carville, a former tannery owner, who was indicted and faces up to $41 million in fines for storing hazardous waste at his abandoned factory in Gloversville, N.Y.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about the race for governor.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jim Kevlin, Editor and Publisher of AllOtsego.com, The Freeman's Journal and Hometown Oneonta, about the new Hesse's Archaeological Museum in Otsego, N.Y.

The Daily Gazette

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed, Managing Editor of The Daily Gazette, about the controversial push by city officials to create a sewer district in Burnt Hills, N.Y.

Mike Spain

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about an arts Regents credit for high school students.  They also discuss embattled Siena men's basketball coach Jimmy Patsos.

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Ken Lovett

WAMC's Jim Levulis talks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about New York state Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan's shock after the Independent Democratic Coalition unified with mainline Democrats in the Senate.  The pair also discuss the new affordable housing pilot program in the state budget.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jim Kevlin, Editor and Publisher of Hometown Oneonta, The Freeman's Journal and AllOtsego.com, about Republican Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro's campaign for New York governor.

The Daily Gazette

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed, the new Managing Editor of The Daily Gazette, about The Gazette's tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. 

Mike Spain

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about a fire in Greene County, N.Y. that killed five.  The pair also discuss Rensselaer residents advocating to shut down a local dump.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about the state budget and the race for governor.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Samantha Wood, Managing Editor of The Berkshire Eagle, about Pittsfield, Mass.' effort to create a citizen-police advisory board.  The two also discuss the 40 under 40 awards in Great Barrington Thursday.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jim Kevlin, Editor and Publisher of Hometown Oneonta, The Freeman's Journal and AllOtsego.com, about outgoing Cooperstown, N.Y. Mayor Jeff Katz.

Judy Patrick

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Judy Patrick, Editor of The Daily Gazette, about her final day in the newsroom. She is retiring after decades at the paper.  The two discuss two New York non-Indian casinos asking for state funding.

Mike Spain

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of the Times Union, about a secretive Colonie, N.Y.-based organization: NXIVM.  The organization's leader Keith Raniere was arrested in Mexico by the F.B.I. on alleged sex trafficking charges.

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Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about The Child Victims Act, a high-profile proposal under consideration in the state legislature. They also discuss New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's Democratic gubernatorial opponent Cynthia Nixon.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Samantha Wood, Managing Editor of The Berkshire Eagle, about the continuing controversy surrounding The Berkshire Museum's attempt to sell art from its collection.  They also discuss North Adams' new grant to revitalize Eagle Street.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jim Kevlin, Editor and Publisher of AllOtsego.com, Hometown Oneonta and The Freeman's Journal, about the Common Council in Oneonta, which is working to curb drinking at off-campus fraternities.  The two also discuss the election of Cooperstown Mayor Ellen Tillapaugh Kuch.

Mike Spain

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of the Times Union, about a retired New York State Police Investigator's comments on the viral video of Coeymans Police killing a rabid raccoon.  They also discuss the death of Niko DiNovo, 16, who has been in the Westchester Medical Center Burn Unit with severe burns after a fiery car crash 15 months ago.

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Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about former Eric County Executive Joel Giambra blaming the Conservative Party in New York for not receiving its backing for governor.  The two also discuss new Siena Research Institute polls.

Judy Patrick

Judy Patrick, Editor of The Daily Gazette, talks with WAMC's David Guistina about the planned student walkouts in the area.  The "We Rise:  A Right To Safety" movement will take place at schools across the nation today to show solidarity with the victims of the Parkland, Fla. shooting.

Mike Spain

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about a viral video of police, which is causing outrage. They also discuss the sentencing of Johnny Oquendo.  Oquendo was convicted of the 2015 murder of his stepdaughter Noel Alkaramla.

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Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News, about Cynthia Nixon's run for governor, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's media blitz on guns and The New York Working Families Party. 

Judy Patrick

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Judy Patrick, editor of The Daily Gazette, about this morning's headline:  Former city housing inspector Kenneth Tyree was found not guilty Tuesday afternoon of top charges related to the deaths of four people in Schenectady.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of the Times Union, about gun shows in Saratoga Springs and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's announcement of funding for the Albany Skyway project.

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Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about GOP leaders backing Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro for New York Govenor.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Samantha Wood, Managing Editor of The Berkshire Eagle, about Berkshire DA David Capeless's retirement announcement.  They also discuss the discovery of Joanne Ringer's body in Hatfield nearly a year after she went missing.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Jim Kevlin, of Hometown Oneonta, The Freeman's Journal and AllOtsego.com, about The Green Book.

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Times Union

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of the Times Union, about the debate around an impending natural gas pipeline construction, and Guilderland Town Justice Richard Sherwood, who allegedly stole $4 million .

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