Former Ohio Judge Who Got 9 Months After Assaulting Wife Is Arrested In Her Killing

In 2014, Ohio judge Lance Mason punched his wife, Aisha Fraser, 20 times , repeatedly slamming her head against his car's dashboard and breaking a bone in her skull — all of it in front of their children. Mason served 9 months in prison for the assault and was hired by the Cleveland mayor's office after his release. On Saturday, Mason was arrested again, this time after his wife was found fatally stabbed in her home in the Shaker Heights suburb of Cleveland, with her children nearby. In a...

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Federal Court Blocks Trump Administration's Asylum Ban

A federal court in San Francisco has temporarily blocked the Trump administration's new asylum ban, saying it violates existing law and would cause irreparable harm to immigrants. Earlier this month, President Trump issued a proclamation saying anyone crossing the U.S. southern border without doing so through an official port would be ineligible for asylum. The American Civil Liberties Union, the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Center for Constitutional Rights and others quickly filed...

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I was scrolling through my Instagram feed last year when I saw them: photo after photo of my POC (people of color) friends' Thanksgiving tables, decked out with not just turkey and stuffing, but the traditional dishes of their culture.

One Korean family served bright red radish kimchi; an Egyptian family prepared dozens of stuffed grape leaves; and one Taiwanese family included takeout mapo tofu — probably a potluck addition from a guest.

11/20/18 Panel

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The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists: WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain and Albany Law School Professor Sarah Rogerson who directs the Immigration Law Clinic.

In 2014, Ohio judge Lance Mason punched his wife, Aisha Fraser, 20 times, repeatedly slamming her head against his car's dashboard and breaking a bone in her skull — all of it in front of their children.

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WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the federal court decision to block the Trump Administration's asylum ban. Dr. Chartock also shares his thoughts on the stock market.

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Mike Spain

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about what is believed to be the first lawsuit in the limo crash in Schoharie, N.Y. The pair also discuss the legal limbo of fantasy sports companies that operate within New York.

Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

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Paul Caiano

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

Snow ending this morning from west to east.  Additional accumulation of 1" or less in most places. A few rain or snow showers this afternoon.  Highs in the upper 30s. 

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The Los Angeles Rams and Kansas City Chiefs combined for 1,001 total yards and 105 points in a Monday night game that more than lived up to expectations.

Jared Goff hit Gerald Everett for a 40-yard scoring touchdown with 1:49 remaining to send the Rams past the Chiefs, 54-51. Goff passed for 413 yards and four touchdowns in the NFL's highest scoring game this season.

Patrick Mahomes threw for six TDs but was picked off twice in the final 78 seconds as the Chiefs fell to 9-2.

Marcus Peters and Lamarcus Joyner came up with the late interceptions for the 10-1 Rams.

Since the #MeToo movement began, myriad business leaders — from media and tech to finance — have resigned amid allegations of sexual harassment, leaving bad morale and problem workplace cultures in their wake.


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