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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about private employers preparing to give their employees paid leave, and the community response to fires and shootings in Troy, NY.

Senate Leader John Flanagan speaks at candidate Chris McGrath's headquarters on Long Island, where they asked for a recount.
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the Daily News about New York Senator John Flanagan's $24,000 shower, and the continuing debate on blame for NYC's "summer of hell" for public transit.

Ladscape in Otsego county, New York
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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Jim Kevlin of Hometown Oneonta about a push to implement a position of county executive for Otsego county. Otsego is one of eight counties in upstate New York without an executive.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Judy Patrick of the Daily Gazette about tickborne Powassan virus in Saratoga county, and the opening of the Saratoga racetrack this Friday. 

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about a community concern about ICE raids in Saratoga Springs, and developments in the Cuomo administration scandal regarding upstate development contracts.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the Daily News about Democrats and Republicans fundraising for upcoming elections, and New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's potential gubernatorial run.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain, associate editor of the Times Union about a charter school proposal that would allow uncredited teachers to work, and a push to sue pharmaceutical companies that produce opioids.

WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about Election Day and all the races around the state and nation affecting voting today.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about a U.S. District Judge that has ordered $22 million recovered from the receiver in the McGinn, Smith securities fraud case to be distributed to victims and whether schools are getting enough financial resources.

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WAMC's David Guistina talks with Ken Lovett of the New York Daily News about last night's debate between U.S. Senator Charles Schumer, a Democrat, and Republican Wendy Long.

WAMC's Ian Pickus talks with Mike Spain of the Times Union about the new prime minister of Jordan's tie to the Capital Region and the town of Colonie revising it's master plan.

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