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Harvey Weinstein Pleads Not Guilty To Sexual Assault Charges In Los Angeles Court

Editor's note: This report discusses charges of sexual assault. Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty to charges of rape and sexual assault in a Los Angeles County courtroom Wednesday. He is accused of sexually assaulting five women in separate incidents that span nearly a decade. Weinstein is already serving a 23-year prison sentence for rape and sexual abuse in New York. He was extradited to California early Tuesday for his arraignment. According to an indictment filed...

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The Western Wildfires Are Affecting People 3,000 Miles Away

Smoke traveling from the Western wildfires is reaching all the way across the U.S., bringing vibrant red sunsets and moon glow to the East. But it's also carrying poor air quality and harmful health effects thousands of miles away from the flames. Large fires have been actively burning for weeks across the Western U.S. and Canada. Currently, the largest in the U.S. is the Bootleg Fire in Oregon, which has now burned more than 600 square miles of land and become so large it generates its own...

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Montpelier, VT – Critics of genetically engineered foods are declaring victory in non-binding Town Meeting referenda Tuesday in Vermont. More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.

Cambridge, NY – The only hospital in Washington County NY has announced that it will close. More from North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.

Guilderland, NY – One of the largest shopping malls in upstate New York was the focus of controversy today. On Monday night, a man was arrested at the Crossgates mall in the suburb of Guilderland after refusing to take off a T-shirt that had an anti-war message. Today, 100 people wearing similar shirts went to the mall at lunchtime as a show of protest against the mall's policy. WAMC's Senior correspondent,Brian Shields reports.

Albany, NY – Joining us this week in the Congressional Corner is The Massachusetts Democrat, John Olver to discuss some district and state level transportation projects. Alan asks John about his position on the House Appropriations Subcomittee of Transportation.

Albany, NY – The book 'Congress And Its Members' is still on the table in the Congressional Corner. Today it's opened to the section on Vermont and New York and we start with NY's Maurice Hinchey. Alan wraps up the tour of our northeastern representatives with Congressional Quarterly Legislative Affairs Editor, David Hawkings.

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