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August 18, 2011 local almanac

Aug 18, 2011 12:05 am
The National Weather Service predicts a 30 percent chance of showers and/or thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny otherwise, with a high near 82. Thursday night the forecast is similar, though the possibility of rain diminishes after 10 p.m., with a low around 61. Friday there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81.

Town meetings tonight
ANCRAM Board meeting at 7 p.m. in Town Hall at 1416 County Rte. 7, Ancram (329-6512).
CHATHAM Town Board meeting at 7 p.m. Town Hall, 488 State Route 295, Chatham (392-3262).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Public Safety Committee meeting at 6 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State Street, Hudson.
COPAKE Comprehensive Planning Committee meeting at 7:30 p.m., at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
DURHAM Town board meeting at 7:30 p.m. in Town Building, 7309 State Rt. 81, East Durham.
GHENT Town Board meeting at the Ghent Town Hall, 2306 State Route 66, Ghent (392-4644)
HUDSON The City of Hudson Planning Commission holds a special meeting at to consider a special use recommendation to the Hudson ZBA for a special use variance application submitted by Christopher Norman Chocolates to manufacture chocolates in a structure located at 73 North 2nd Street, Hudson. Meeting at 6 p.m. at Hudson City Hall, 520 Warren St., Hudson. 518-828-1030
WINDHAM Town board meets at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 371 State Rt. 296, Hensonville (734-4170).

The skies above
TIDES Hudson: High, 7:04 p.m./Low, 12:57 p.m.
SUNRISE/SUNSET 6:08 a.m./7:51 p.m.
MOONRISE/MOONSET 9:46 p.m./ 10:54 a.m.

August 18 Rosalynn Carter, Roberto Clemente, Joe Frank, Martin Mull, Edith Frost, and Felipe Calderon.

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WGXC MORNING SHOW Mariel Fiori and Antonio Flores-Lobos present the morning news, music, other features, agriculture reporting, and more. 6-8 a.m.
DEMOCRACY NOW! Hosted by Amy Goodman. 8 a.m.
WGXC MORNING SHOW Sara Kendall updates of the morning news, and Ellen Thurston spotlights weekend events. 9 a.m.
TELL IT LIKE IT IS Hosted by Christina Malisoff and Sam Sebren. 10 a.m.
AL JAZEERA ENGLISH International news. 11 a.m.
CROSSROADS Alan Skerrett plays, jazz, R&B, blues, and rock. Noon-2 p.m.
BETWEEN THE LINES Ann Forbes Cooper interviews award-winning playwright Brian Petti and actor Elisabeth Henry about their new play "Banshee" opening at the New York International Fringe Festival this weekend. 2 p.m.
YOUTH RADIO 3:30 p.m.
WGXC AFTERNOON SHOW Tom Roe hosts. 4-6 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 midnight through 6 a.m. Friday morning.
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