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April 28, 2010 local almanac

Apr 28, 2011 12:01 am
The National Weather Service predicts showers and thunderstorms Thursday, mainly before 4 p.m. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. High near 75, chance of rain is 70 percent. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Thursday night scattered showers are forecast, mainly before 8 p.m. Low around 48, chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Friday more scattered showers and thunderstorms are predicted before noon, then isolated showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 61.

Town meetings tonight
GREENPORT Greenport Historical Society monthly meeting with guest speaker Register-Star reporter Andrew Amelinckx speaking on General William Worth at 7 p.m. at Greenport Town Hall, Healy Boulevard, Greenport.
HUDSON GAR Associates informational meeting. GAR Associates is the consulting firm working on a reval of Hudson properties. 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Reservations are required. Register at 1-866-910-1776 or on-line at http://appointments.garappraisal.com

Astronomical bodies
TIDES Hudson: High, 12:39 p.m./Low, 7:08 p.m.
SUNRISE/SUNSET 5:59 a.m./7:47 p.m.
MOONRISE/MOONSET 3:29 a.m./3:44 p.m.

APRIL 28 Blossom Dearie, Willie Colon, and Kim Gordon.

Tune in today
WGXC MORNING SHOW Casson Kennedy and Mark Lacoy present the morning news, and other features, agricukture reporting, and more. 6-8 a.m.
DEMOCRACY NOW! Hosted by Amy Goodman. 8 a.m.
WGXC MORNING SHOW Christina Malisoff reads the news, and Ellen Thurston discusses weekend events.
TELL IT LIKE IT IS Guests include Roger Downs, Legislative Director for the Sierra Club, Atlantic Chapter; Wes Gillingham, Program Director of Catskill Mountainkeeper; Dr. Sandra Steingraber, ecologist, author, cancer survivor and recognized authority on environmental links to cancer; and Dr. David Carpenter, Director of the Institute for Health and the Environment at UAlbany. 10 a.m.
AL JAZEERA ENGLISH International news. 11 a.m.
CROSSROADS Allan Skerrett plays jazz and more. Noon-2 p.m.
BUSINESS MATTERS Guests include Colin Bennett, Author of Privacy Advocates; Ginger McCall with the Electronic Privacy Information Center; Rebecca Jeschke, Electronic Frontier Foundation 2 p.m.
RADIO THEATER Theatrical experimental radio art. 3 p.m.
RADIO EXPLOSION! Columbia County youth show. 3:30 p.m.
WGXC AFTERNOON SHOW Shannekia McIntosh hosts, and will have Melissa Auf Der Maur as a guest. 4-7 p.m.
THE JAZZ DISTURBANCE Cheryl K hosts. 7-9:30 p.m.
69 The Magic Stranger plays psychedelic music from 1969. 9:30-midnight.