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  • Only debate of 2014 Governor's race airs Wednesday evening

    Four of the candidates running for Governor of New York will be participating in a debate shown on public television. Tune into WMHT TV October 22, 2014 at 8pm.

    Democrat Andrew Cuomo, Republican Rob Astorino, Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins and the Libertarian Party’s Michael McDermott will appear together  in the one hour debate,  the only televised candidate contest of the 2014 governor’s race.

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  • Health & Environment
  • Farming app for upstate distributor

     

    Wanna know what crops local farmers are producing? There’s an app for that or at least there will be one soon. Senator Chuck Schumer announced federal funding for Greene County food distributor, Field Goods to integrate technology into their business model.

    Donna Williams’ company Field Goods connects many of the Capital Regions and Hudson Valley farms with a larger diverse consumer base, but it can be tricky.

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  • Politics & Elections
  • Schumer endorses Tkaczyk in tight senate race

    Today longtime U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer endorsed freshman State Senator Cecilia Tkaczyk, who is in a tough re-election battle for her 46th District seat. 

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  • How Money Worries Can Scramble Your Thinking

    There's no question that dealing with mortgages, car payments and other bills takes up time and energy. But having a tight budget may also zap our ability to think clearly, scientists report Thursday in the journal Science.

    In a series of clever experiments involving farmers in India and shoppers in New Jersey, scientists found that people are worse at solving puzzles — similar to those on the IQ test — when they're first reminded of money problems.

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  • The Two-Way
  • IRS Will Recognize All Legal Same-Sex Marriages

    The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service announced on Thursday that when it comes to federal tax purposes, same-sex couples who have legally married will be treated the same as straight married couples, no matter what state they reside in now.

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  • The Two-Way
  • Report: Spy Agencies' 'Black Budget' Reveals Intelligence Gaps

    The Washington Post on Thursday reports on U.S. spy agencies' $52.6 billion secret budget for fiscal year 2013, a document that reveals significant "blind spots" obscuring the intentions and motives of U.S. friends and foes alike.

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