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

Cloudy with rain, heavy at times today.  Highs in thelower 60s.  

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NFL

The Cleveland Browns managed to end their 17-game losing streak by rallying against the Steelers, but their winless skid continues.

The Browns erased a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter but had to settle for a 21-21 tie with Pittsburgh when T.J. Watt blocked a 43-yard field goal attempt by Zane Gonzalez with nine seconds left in overtime.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the hearings of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Roe V. Wade, reports from inside the White House, and Cynthia Nixon on the Capitol Connection this week.

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Jay Ajayi ran for two touchdowns and the Philadelphia Eagles began their Super Bowl title defense by rallying for an 18-12 win against the Atlanta Falcons. The Eagles trailed 12-10 until Ajayi rushed 11 yards for a touchdown and cracked the end zone for the two-point conversion. The Falcons reached the Philadelphia 10 with 1:55 remaining but couldn't score.

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

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Paul Caiano
WNYT

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

A mix of sun and clouds with much lower humidity today.  Highs in the mid to upper 70s.  

Partly cloudy tonight.  Lows in the mid 50s.

A mix of sun and clouds and cooler with humidity tomorrow.  Highs near 70.

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During the first Mass of the school year, two students at St. Bernard Elementary School in suburban Pittsburgh stand in front of the congregation and lead their classmates in prayer.

They pray for the leaders of the world, for the sick and suffering, and for the victims of abuse in the Catholic Church.

It is the only time clergy abuse is mentioned during the service. It might be the only time it's mentioned in the school. Principal Anthony Merante says he wants to leave that conversation up to parents.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the New York Times editorial, which discusses the "resistance" within the Trump Administration. Dr. Chartock also discusses day two of the Senate confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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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 AgZeit, an indoor farming company, based in Endicott, N.Y.

Paul Caiano
WNYT

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

Mostly cloudy and humid today with scattered showers and thunderstorms.  Highs in the mid to upper 80s. 

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TENNIS

American Madison Keys has advanced to another Grand Slam semifinal as she seeks her first major championship.

The 14th-seeded Keys faced only two break points and had a 22-10 edge in winners while completing a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Carla Suarez Navarro at the U.S. open. Keys appeared dominant at times in advancing to the semifinals for the third time in the last five Grand Slam events.

The 23-year-old Keys lost to Sloane Stephens in last year's U.S. Open final.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Senate conformation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.  Dr. Chartock also discusses Tuesday's primary results in Massachusettes.

Jury selection begins Wednesday in the murder trial for Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke. The officer, who is white, is accused of killing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, who is black, as he walked down the middle of a city street holding a knife.

Miles Reed

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed, Editor of The Daily Gazette, about the sheriff's race in Montgomery County.  The pair also discuss Schnectady County Community College's name change.

Paul Caiano
WNYT

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

Hazy sun, hot and humid today with a slight risk of a shower or thunderstorm.  Highs near 90. 

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TENNIS

American singles players didn't fare too well in the main draws at the U.S. Open on Tuesday. Serena Williams was the lone exception.

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The Vermont Electric Co-Operative is getting a federal grant to help repair 54 transformers and nearly 2,900 miles of transmission and line poles damaged by a severe storm and flooding last October.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Senate confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Dr. Chartock also shares his thoughts on today's primaries in Massachusetts.

Mike Spain

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of the Times Union, about New York State Health Department grants, which were awarded to an Orange County- based private medical coporation.  The pair also recap the 2018 Saratoga horse racing season.

Paul Caiano
WNYT

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

A mix of sun and clouds and humid today.  Highs in the upper 80s.  

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NFL

Colin Kaepernick has a new deal with Nike, even without having a job in the NFL.

Kaepernick's attorney, Mark Geragos, made the announcement on Twitter, calling the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback an "All American Icon" and crediting attorney Ben Meiselas for getting the deal done. Kaepernick also posted a Nike ad featuring his face and wrote: "Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything. #JustDoIt"

In her simple home in a settlement in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, next to tents sheltering other refugees from the war in Syria, Raja talks about the time when two young German men arrived at her door several months ago. They told her they were researchers for a charity.

"They seemed fine," Raja says. "They just wanted to come in and film the house. We said, 'We have nothing to hide.' They filmed everything, even the kitchen."

Raja, who is afraid to give her full name, says she wouldn't have let the men in if she'd known how the footage would be used.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Buearu Chief for The New York Daily News, about the 2018 gubernatorial race.  The pair also discuss state Attorney General candidate Letitia James.

Paul Caiano
WNYT

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

Hazy sun, hot and humid today with a slight risk of a shower or thunderstorm.  Highs in the lower 90s.  

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MLB

Rookie Victor Reyes hit his first major league home run, doubled twice and singled, leading the Detroit Tigers over the New York Yankees 11-7.

The Yankees began the day 7 1/2 games behind Boston in the AL East and finished 3-4 on their homestand against Detroit and the Chicago White Sox, both far below-.500 teams.

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WAMC

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Siena poll released Thursday, which shows Republican incumbent Congressman John Faso five points ahead of Democratic challenger Antonio Delgado in New York's 19th district race. Dr. Chartock also discusses the anti-immigation protests in Germany.

Paul Caiano
WNYT

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

Partly sunny today with a slight risk of a passing sprinkle or shower.  Highs in the mid 70s.  

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