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May 5, 2011 local almanac

May 05, 2011 5:14 am
The National Weather Service predicts a chance of showers today, mainly between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Tonight, patchy frost after 3 a.m. Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Friday patchy frost before 8 a.m., then mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

Town meetings tonight
ANCRAM The Ancram Town Board holds a special meeting to review a finding of the Ancram Board of Ethics relating to a recommended refusal in a matter facing the Ancram Planning Board at 6 p.m. at Ancram Town Hall, 1416 County Route 7.
CAIRO The Town of Cairo holds a Public Hearing to discuss the Community Development Block Grant for the Cairo Library and for any other business that may come before the Board at 3:30 p.m. at Cairo Town Hall, 512 Main St., Cairo.

Astronomical bodies
TIDES Hudson: High, 5:26 p.m./Low, 11:52 a.m.
SUNRISE/SUNSET 5:50 a.m./7:55 p.m.
MOONRISE/MOONSET 7:08 a.m./10:33 p.m.

MAY 5 Blind Willie McTell, Tammy Wynette, Ian McCulloch, and Tina Yothers.

Tune in today
WGXC MORNING SHOW Mark Lacoy and Casson Kennedy present the morning news, and other features, agriculture reporting, and more. 6-8 a.m.
DEMOCRACY NOW! Hosted by Amy Goodman. 8 a.m.
WGXC MORNING SHOW Christina Malisoff and Ellen Thurston read the news, play music, and introduce local recordings, and more. 9-10 a.m.
TELL IT LIKE IT IS Christina Malisoff and Sam Sebren interview Maud Easter, Executive Director of Woman Against War, about reassessing the anti-war movement in light of the recent assassination of Osama bin Laden. Also, Elliot Adams, President of Veterans for Peace will update us on current anti-war actions and Lt PFC Bradley Manning.
AL JAZEERA ENGLISH International news. 11 a.m.
CROSSROADS Alan Skerrett plays jazz and more. Noon-2 p.m.
THE ART OF THE HUDSON VALLEY Scheduled guest Hudson resident Dini Lamot (aka Musty Chiffon) will talk about the band Human Sexual Response, new recordings, and musings of all kinds. Be prepared for stories and songs on host Chad Weckler's monthly show on WGXC. 2 p.m.
RADIO THEATER Experimental radio art. 3 p.m.
WGXC AFTERNOON SHOW Tom Roe hosts. 4-7 p.m.
THE JAZZ DISTURBANCE Cheryl K hosts. 7 p.m.
69 The Magic Stranger plays psychedelic music from 1969. 9:30 p.m.
TRANSMISSION ART Radio theater, experimental sound, field recordings, radio art, mash-ups, shortwave radio news, and more. Overnight through 6 a.m.