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Teachout Clarifies Endorsement Remarks

The Democratic gubernatorial challenger who made her mark on New York politics by capturing a large share of the vote on primary day reached out to WAMC to clear the air over remarks attributed to her that have appeared in the media. She says she is currently not planning to endorse anyone, but she will be watching Governor Andrew Cuomo and what actions he takes regarding fracking and education policy.

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Dave Lucas is WAMC’s Capital Region Bureau Chief. Born and raised in Albany, he’s been involved in nearly every aspect of local radio since 1981. Before joining WAMC, Dave was a reporter and anchor at WGY in Schenectady. Prior to that he hosted talk shows on WYJB and WROW, including the 1999 series of overnight radio broadcasts tracking the JonBenet Ramsey murder case with a cast of callers and characters from all over the world via the internet. In 2012, Dave received a Communicator Award of Distinction for his WAMC news story "Fail: The NYS Flood Panel," which explores whether the damage from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee could have been prevented or at least curbed. Dave began his radio career as a “morning personality” at WABY in Albany.
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