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Monday, March 25, 2013 local almanac

Mar 25, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 39F; low 27F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 45F; low 28F.[/caption]










READ TEMPERATURE IN HUDSON: On thermometer in Studio A.
FAR LEFT:The temperature on the far left is from the Hawthorne Valley Farm Weather Page.
MIDDLE TEMP: Cairo from Weather Underground page.
FAR RIGHT: Catskill from Weather Underground page.

Local weather forecast
Today's forecast is specific to Catskill, in Greene County:

Today: A slight chance of rain and snow before noon, then a chance of rain. Cloudy. High near 42. Little or now snow accumulation is expected. Tonight, a chance of rain and snow showers before 11 p.m., then a slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy. Low around 28. Chance of precipitation both today and tonight is 30 percent.

Forecast for the next three days:

Tuesday: Partly sunny. High near 46. Tuesday night, mostly cloudy. Low around 29.
Wednesday: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 11 a.m., then a slight chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy. High near 46. Mostly cloudy overnight. Low around 32.
Thursday: Mostly cloudy. High near 47. Mostly cloudy Thursday night. Low around 34.

Sunrise today: 6:48 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:14 p.m.

Length of the day: 12:26 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the fourth Monday of the month.
(WGXC recommends calling ahead to confirm time and location.

CATSKILL Village board meeting at 7 p.m. at Firehouse near Catskill Commons (Wal Mart) (943-3830).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Board of Supervisors Economic Development / Planning committee meeting at 5 p.m.; Fiscal Oversight, IDA and PILOTS at 6 p.m., 401 State Street, Hudson (828-1527).
HALCOTT Town meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 813 Route 3, Halcott Center (845-254-9920)
HUDSON Common Council Police Committee meeting at 6 p.m.; Fire Committee meeting at 6:45 p.m., at City Hall, 520 Warren Street, Hudson (828-1030).
PHILMONT Local Development Corp meeting at 7 p.m., Village Hall, 124 Main St., Philmont (672-7032).
STUYVESANT Planning Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5 Sunset Drive, Stuyvesant (758-6248).

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

Midnight to 5:59 a.m.: Free103point9 Transmission Arts overnight

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Headlines Radio and media news headlines.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Fast Talk Negativland's "Fast Talk," and other examples of ridiculous DJ patter are heard.
3 a.m.: Radio Radio: BuffFluxux The BuffFluxux ensemble consisted of Matt Chambers, Rick Royer, Mark Peters, Natalie Basinski and Mike Basinski at the time of this recording. Based in Buffalo, New York, they have performed at venues throughout North America and Europe. For their Radio Radio program they perform "Five Minutes of Eternity," "Breath Song of the Soil Fungi" and other works.
4 a.m.: Songs About Radio Highlights of the "WGXC Afternoon Show" from the Catskill Community Center, March 19, 2013 with hosts Peter Krug and Jill Sutton, and a guest appearance by Brian Dewan.
5 a.m.: This Week in Radio News: 20130325 Radio and media news. Days after FCC commissioner Robert McDowell announced he was leaving, the chairman Julius Genachowski resigns. Both their resignation announcement speeches, two days apart, in the same building, were nearly identical, and this report compares the audio. We also tune in a report about the Mar 19, 2013 House Judiciary subcommittee meeting about updating the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 (ECPA). Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas), heard here interviewing a Google spokesperson, does not seem to understand how Google uses keyword searches, without retaining email data, to match ads to likely customers. The Google representative explains four different ways, to no avail. This report tunes in the exchange. Also, excerpts from the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee today held a hearing titled, "Threats from Space: A Review of U.S. Government Efforts to Track and Mitigate Asteroids and Meteors." Plus, Rush Limbaugh reviews the new Beyonce single.

6 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.: WGXC Hands-On Community Radio

6 a.m.: Al Jazeera English
7 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show Hosted by Philip Grant. Morning news, music, interviews features and agriculture reporting. Call in with your views at 518-828-0290.
8 a.m.: Democracy Now! hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues with local news, events, music and more, with host Philip Grant.
10 a.m.: Law and Disorder: The Stop and Frisk Trial Here on Law and Disorder, we've been covering the stop and frisk case known as Floyd vs. City of New York and the New York Police Department. This is a federal class action lawsuit challenging the New York City Police Departments' practice of stopping and frisking hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers each year. Some five million within the last few years. The high majority of which are Latino and African American. It's taken the Center for Constitutional Rights along with its allies united with a group called Communities United for Police Reform many years to bring this case to trial. It's an historic moment for challenging these practices in New York and a precedent that will hopefully lead to ending this practice, not only here in New York but throughout the country. The trial began last week in federal court in Manhattan. It will last some four to six weeks.
11 a.m.: The Bedazzled Radio Hour: The Magic Stranger 69 's The Magic Stranger hosts this special edition of The Bedazzled Radio Hour.
12 p.m. (noon): Monday Music Matinee: The Bird Show In celebration of spring tune in for this rebroadcast of "The Bird Show".
3 p.m.: Food Sleuth Radio: Anne Mosness What are the risks of introducing genetically engineered fish into our food supply? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Anne Mosness, former captain of commercial fishing boats from Copper River to Bristol Bay, Alaska. A Food and Society Policy Fellow, Mosness advocates for wild fisheries, healthy coastal economies and ecosystems. If the FDA approves AquaBounty Technologies' GE Salmon, it may enter our food supply as early as 2014. The comment period to FDA ends April 26th.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News