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10/9/18 Panel

Oct 9, 2018

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

Today's Panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Associate Editor of the Times Union Mike Spain, political consultant Libby Post, and Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI Jim Hendler.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about the investigation into Saturday's limo crash in Schoharie, N.Y.

10/2/18 Panel

Oct 2, 2018

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

Today's panelists are WAMC's Alan Chartock, Political Consultant Libby Post, Associate Editor of the Times Union Mike Spain, and The Empire Report’s J.P. Miller.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about yesterday's departure of General Electric CEO John Flannery.  The pair also discuss the municipal budgets released  around the Capital Region on Monday.

9/25/18 Panel

Sep 25, 2018

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

Today's panelists are Political Consultant Libby Post, Associate Editor of the Times Union Mike Spain, and The Empire Report’s J.P. Miller.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about the ongoing investigation into Niskayuna-based self-help group NXIVM.  The pair also discuss the death of Schenectady community activist Ralph Boyd.

9/18/18 Panel

Sep 18, 2018

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, Political Consultant Libby Post, The Empire Report’s J.P. Miller and Fran Berman - the Edward P. Hamilton Distinguished Professor in Computer Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about the mayor of Cohoes, New York, who is facing calls to resign. The pair also discuss Albany's efforts to buy city street lights from National Grid.

9/11/18 Panel

Sep 11, 2018

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

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain, The Empire Report’s J.P. Miller, and communications consultant Joe Bonilla.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about 9/11 memorial events being held around the region today.  The pair also discuss a gondola project across the Hudson River.

9/5/18 Panel

Sep 5, 2018

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

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain, Political Consultant Libby Post and Berkshire Eagle Reporter Jenn Smith, and Dean of International Studies at Bard College and Academic Director of the Bard Globalization and International Affairs program James Ketterer.

Today's Roundtable Panel was live from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. to discuss and accommodate NPR's special coverage of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings.

 

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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.

8/28/18 Panel

Aug 28, 2018

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

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain, and The Empire Report’s J.P. Miller.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about expected layoffs at GlobalFoundries in Malta, New York. The pair also discuss a T.U. report that Saratoga Springs police misled the public about an internal investigation into a police encounter, which led to the death of a 21-year-old black man.

8/14/18 Panel

Aug 14, 2018

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

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, The Empire Report’s J.P. Miller, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain, Political Consultant Libby Post, and Siena College Professor of Economics, Aaron Pacitti.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about legislation expanding the styrofoam ban in Albany County. The pair also disucss New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's expected visit to Albany International Airport this morning.

8/7/18 Panel

Aug 7, 2018

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

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Associate Editor of The Times Union Mike Spain, political consultant Libby Post, and Professor of Computer Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Fran Berman.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about health insurance premiums, which are rising 8.6 percent next year. The pair also discuss the story of a Home Depot employee who confronted a customer allegedly hurling racial slurs at him.

7/31/18 Panel

Jul 31, 2018

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

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Political Consultant Libby Post, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain and Times Union Columnist, Chris Churchill.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about New York's lawsuit challenging Charter Communications. They also discuss "lemonade-gate."

7/24/18 Panel

Jul 24, 2018

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

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Political Consultant Libby Post, Associate Editor of The Times Union Mike Spain, and publisher of The Empire Report, J.P. Miller.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about the debate over same-sex marriage within the leadership of The Episcopal Church. They also discuss the pending sentencing of former N.Y. state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.

7/17/18 Panel

Jul 17, 2018

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

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain, the Empire Report’s JP Miller, and Chair of the Communications Department at The College of St. Rose Cailin Brown.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about Mary Beth Tinning, a Schenectady woman accused of killing her seven children. Tinning was granted parole this month. The pair also discuss the Netflix series "The Punisher," which is filming in downtown Albany this week.

7/16/18 Panel

Jul 16, 2018

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

Today's Panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Communications Consultant Joe Bonilla, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain, and former NYS Senator and SUNY New Paltz Communications Professor, Terry Gipson.

Morning Headlines With Mike Spain Of The Times Union

Jul 10, 2018
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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about the ongoing trail of former New York state Senate Leader Dean Skelos. The pair also discuss Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy, who is being criticized for his office's social media practices.

7/3/18 Panel

Jul 3, 2018

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

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Political Consultant Libby Post, Associate Editor of The Times Union Mike Spain, and publisher of The Empire Report, J.P. Miller.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about the heat's impact on the region's power grid.  The pair also discuss the collapse of the recyclables market.

7/2/18 Panel

Jul 2, 2018

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

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Albany County District Attorney David Soares, Political Consultant Libby Post, and Associate Editor of The Times Union Mike Spain.

6/26/18 Panel

Jun 26, 2018

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

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain, Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao, and the Empire Report’s J.P. Miller.

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