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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 photographer Andy Baugnet who is creating a new collection based on the photos of Florence Peaslee Ward.  The collection will feature all the houses in Cooperstown, N.Y.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed, Editor for The Daily Gazette, about the sentencing of the former Schenectady city housing inspector in relation to the 2015 fire that killed four people.  The pair also discuss Friday's storm damage at The Saratoga Battlefield.

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Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about the 2018 gubernatorial race and more.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Samantha Wood, Managing Editor of News for The Berkshire Eagle, about Stan Rosenberg's resignation from the Massachusetts Senate and the race for Berkshire County District Attorney. 

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jim Kevlin, Publisher and Editor of Hometown Oneonta, The Freeman's Journal and AllOtsego.com, about New York's 19th Congressional District race.  The pair also discuss the new Farm Credit East headquarters on Lake Otsego.  

Miles Reed

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed, Editor of The Daily Gazette, about arrests made within the Galway Police Department Tuesday.  The pair also discuss a pending lawsuit filed against the city of Schenectady.  The lawsuit was filed by the owner of a property demolished following a landslide in January.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Samantha Wood, Managing Editor for The Berkshire Eagle, about a lawsuit being filed against Berkshire Heath Systems.  The pair also discuss the death of famed musician Charles Neville.

Miles Reed

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed, Editor of The Daily Gazette, about the results of the special election Tuesday in the 102nd New York state Assembly district. The pair also discuss the rehab of the Amsterdam Armory.

Mike Spain

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about the special elections being held across the region Tuesday.  The two also discuss Amazon dismissing the Capital Region's bid to house its second headquarters.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jim Kevlin, Publisher and Editor of Hometown Oneonta, The Freeman's Journal and AllOtsego.com, about a severe animal abuse case in Garrattsville, N.Y.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed, Editor of The Daily Gazette, about the Mohonasen School District's proposed tax increases and teacher cuts.  The two also discuss a former Saratoga County police officer who asked for permission to file taxes on a computer as he awaits trial on child pornography charges.

Mike Spain

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associated Editor of The Times Union, about a complaint filed against Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan's election campaign.  The pair also discuss Robert Carville, a former tannery owner, who was indicted and faces up to $41 million in fines for storing hazardous waste at his abandoned factory in Gloversville, N.Y.

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Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about the race for governor.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jim Kevlin, Editor and Publisher of AllOtsego.com, The Freeman's Journal and Hometown Oneonta, about the new Hesse's Archaeological Museum in Otsego, N.Y.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed, Managing Editor of The Daily Gazette, about the controversial push by city officials to create a sewer district in Burnt Hills, N.Y.

Mike Spain

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about an arts Regents credit for high school students.  They also discuss embattled Siena men's basketball coach Jimmy Patsos.

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Ken Lovett

WAMC's Jim Levulis talks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about New York state Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan's shock after the Independent Democratic Coalition unified with mainline Democrats in the Senate.  The pair also discuss the new affordable housing pilot program in the state budget.

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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 Republican Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro's campaign for New York governor.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed, the new Managing Editor of The Daily Gazette, about The Gazette's tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. 

Mike Spain

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of The Times Union, about a fire in Greene County, N.Y. that killed five.  The pair also discuss Rensselaer residents advocating to shut down a local dump.

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Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about the state budget and the race for governor.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Samantha Wood, Managing Editor of The Berkshire Eagle, about Pittsfield, Mass.' effort to create a citizen-police advisory board.  The two also discuss the 40 under 40 awards in Great Barrington Thursday.

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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 outgoing Cooperstown, N.Y. Mayor Jeff Katz.

Judy Patrick

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Judy Patrick, Editor of The Daily Gazette, about her final day in the newsroom. She is retiring after decades at the paper.  The two discuss two New York non-Indian casinos asking for state funding.

Mike Spain

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of the Times Union, about a secretive Colonie, N.Y.-based organization: NXIVM.  The organization's leader Keith Raniere was arrested in Mexico by the F.B.I. on alleged sex trafficking charges.

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Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about The Child Victims Act, a high-profile proposal under consideration in the state legislature. They also discuss New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's Democratic gubernatorial opponent Cynthia Nixon.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Samantha Wood, Managing Editor of The Berkshire Eagle, about the continuing controversy surrounding The Berkshire Museum's attempt to sell art from its collection.  They also discuss North Adams' new grant to revitalize Eagle Street.

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WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Jim Kevlin, Editor and Publisher of AllOtsego.com, Hometown Oneonta and The Freeman's Journal, about the Common Council in Oneonta, which is working to curb drinking at off-campus fraternities.  The two also discuss the election of Cooperstown Mayor Ellen Tillapaugh Kuch.

Mike Spain

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain, Associate Editor of the Times Union, about a retired New York State Police Investigator's comments on the viral video of Coeymans Police killing a rabid raccoon.  They also discuss the death of Niko DiNovo, 16, who has been in the Westchester Medical Center Burn Unit with severe burns after a fiery car crash 15 months ago.

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Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about former Eric County Executive Joel Giambra blaming the Conservative Party in New York for not receiving its backing for governor.  The two also discuss new Siena Research Institute polls.

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