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Sunday, March 24, 2013 local almanac

Mar 24, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 39F; low 21F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 39F; low 30F.[/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 Acra, in Greene County:

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 43, a low around 23.

Forecast for the next two days:

Monday: A 20 percent slight chance of snow showers, with a high near 39, and a low around 24.
Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

Sunrise today: 6:49 a.m.
Sunset today: 7:13 p.m.

Length of the day: 12:23 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the fourth Sunday of the month, and there are no town meetings.
(WGXC suggests you call ahead to confirm time and location.)

The day ahead on 90.7-FM
midnight – 12:05 a.m.: "Radio News: Headlines"
12:05 a.m. – 1 a.m.: "Radio Stew: Spiro Agnew vs. Stephen Colbert"
Which is more ridiculous? Spiro T. Agnew's complaints about the media, or Stephen Colbert's performance in front of President George Bush at the 2006 White House Correspondent's Dinner. Then Jon Stewart tells everyone off on CNN.
1 a.m. – 2 a.m.: "Some Assembly Required: Escape Mechanism"
Episode 12 of Jon Nelson's mash-up show. Featuring work by The Button, Escape Mechanism, Laso Halo, Lecture on Nothing, Mag Wheels, Rik Rue, DJ Shadow, David Shea, Silica-Gel and Turntable Trainwreck.
2 a.m. – 4 a.m.: "Arabology: Mike Massy"
"Arabology" is a weekly radio program hosted by Dr. Ramzi Salti, Lecturer in Arabic at Stanford University and airs live on Thursdays 3-5 p.m. (PST) on KZSU Stanford 90.1 FM and streams at http://kzsulive.stanford.edu This episode: The March 21 Finale of 'Arabology' features a 4-part interview with Lebanese singer/musician Mike Massy (who is performing at the Merkin Concert Hall in NY on April 25) including his bio and songs.The second part showcases alternative Arabic music from the region.
4 a.m. – 5 a.m.: "Project Censored: Iraqi Frequencies"
Project Censored presents "Iraqi Frequencies," a documentary created for the ten-year anniversary of the U.S. invasion, and produced by Nora Barrows-Friedman. With Dahr Jamail, Sabah al Nasseri, Ali Issa, and others.
5 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.: "Antiwar Radio: Peter Hart"
Antiwar Radio with Scott Horton with Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting's Peter Hart on the media's 10-year Iraq War retrospective.
5:30 a.m. – 6 a.m.: "CounterSpin: Diana Duarte, Barbara Miner"
This is the 20th year of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting's media analysis radio show, hosted by Janine Jackson, Steve Rendall, and Peter Hart. This week: Diana Duarte on the Iraq War, and Barbara Miner on 'Lessons from the Heartland.'
8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.: "Children's Storytime: Castles"
This week's show focuses on stories about Castles.
8 p.m. - 10 p.m.: "The Irish Show"
Hosted by Tony Fallon.
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