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12:04 pm
Wed December 3, 2014

Aquarium Science: 12/3/14

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We’re going under the sea for a look at fish and aquatic life, and the world of building aquariums. We have three fish fanciers—aquarium experts from the Pioneer Valley Aquarium Society in the studio. E. Michael Silakowski, Tony Gai and Jacob Guinasso.

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1:03 pm
Tue November 18, 2014

Open Forum: Politicking & Pandering:11/18/14

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  With Election Day and post-election celebrations in the rear-view mirror, politicians are getting down to business as usual. But is business as usual always good business? The United States senate is set to vote on the controversial keystone pipeline today, and the New York State Senate is still hashing out its leadership.

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11:32 am
Tue November 11, 2014

Open Forum: Viral Video Brings Down Deputy Sheriff

Sergeant Sean Glans was admittedly caught on camera when a man refused to allow the deputy to search his car.
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A Saratoga County Sheriff's deputy resigned yesterday, after being arraigned on official misconduct and harrassment charges related to an encounter in Halfmoon, NY on Friday.  A video soon surfaced on YouTube that shows Sergeant Shawn Glans cursing at - and apparently slapping - a young man who had a rifle in his vehicle.

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11:45 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Open Forum: 2014 Mid-Term Election Results

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Election night is over, and the results are in. The Republicans re-take control of the Senate and clinch key governorships, while contentious races in our region offered up a few surprises.

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12:30 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

Open Forum : Climate Change

Climate change has taken center stage at today’s United Nations Climate Summit in New York City. More than 120 world leaders gathered, promising billions to finance clean energy and support resilience to climate change.

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12:30 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Medical Monday : Dr. Michele Gorla

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In the studio today for Medical Monday is Dr. Michele Gorla, a board-certified sleep specialist at Ellis Medicine in Schenectady. He’s here to answer your questions about a range of sleep related topics, including sleep apnea, insomnia, narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome and parasomnias.

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12:30 pm
Thu September 18, 2014

Science Forum : 9/18/14

It's the Science Forum today on Vox Pop today as we welcome back our esteemed panel of experts.  

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12:30 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

Open Forum: Self-Defense

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Today we’re talking about the very important topic of self-defense. We have two self-defense experts in the studio with us today to answer your questions about self-defense and self-defense techniques. John Borter is owner and head instructor of the Modern Self-Defense Academy here in Albany, and Dan Tuczinski, a self-defense instructor and a lawyer specializing in legal issues surrounding self-defense.

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1:35 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

Open Forum : Corporal Punishment

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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is in the headlines this week, after multiple allegations of child abuse surfaced. He faces charges in Texas for whipping his 4-year-old son with a tree branch. His lawyers say the charges they’re unfounded, and Peterson, who was publicly subjected to corporal punishment as a child, is both defending his parenting skills and his place in the NFL.

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12:41 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

Food Friday: Pasta

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Many of us eat it every day, in many, many different ways. We have two pasta-making geniuses in the studio with us to talk about this wonderful, adaptable food. Chef Jim Rua of Café Capriccio here in Albany is here, as is Chef Dan Smith of John Andrews Farmhouse Restaurant in South Egremont, Massachusetts.

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