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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 local almanac

Mar 05, 2013 12:01 am
Weather right now

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="128"] Cairo: High 48F; low 28F.[/caption]

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="125"] Catskill: High 41F; low 32F.[/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: Partly sunny. High near 39. North wind around 10 mph. Mostly cloudy tonight. Low around 27.

Forecast for the next three days:

Wednesday: A slight chance of snow showers before 11 a.m., then a slight chance of rain and snow showers between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., then a chance of rain showers after 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy. High near 40. North wind up to 11 mph. A chance of snow overnight. Cloudy. Low around 28. Blustery, with a north wind up to 21 mph, and gusts as high as 31 mph.
A chance of snow before 1 p.m., then a chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy. High near 38. A chance of snow overnight. Mostly cloudy. Low around 30.
Friday: A chance of snow before 9 a.m., then a chance of rain and snow showers between 9 a.m. and noon, then a chance of rain showers after noon. Mostly cloudy. High near 44. Partly cloudy Friday night. Low around 31.

Sunrise today: 6:23 a.m.
Sunset today: 5:51 p.m.

Length of the day: 11:28 hrs.

Town meetings

Today is the first Tuesday of the month.
(WGXC suggests you call ahead to confirm time and location.)

CATSKILL Town Board meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Town Hall, 439 Main St., Catskill (943-2141).
COPAKE Park Commission meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 230 Mt. View Road, Copake (329-1234).
DURHAM Town Board meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Town Building, 7309 State Rt. 81, East Durham (239-8260).
LEXINGTON Town Board meeting at 7 p.m., at Municipal building, 3542 Route 42, Lexington, (986-6303).
LIVINGSTON Zoning Board of Appeals meeting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall, County Rte. 19, Livingston (851-9441).
COLUMBIA COUNTY Finance Committee meets at 5 p.m. at County Office Building, 401 State St., Hudson.

The day ahead on 90.7-FM

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

12 a.m. (midnight): Radio News: Cell Phone Unlocking The White House says "It's time to legalize cell phone unlocking." More than 114,000 Americans signed an online petition to legalize cell phone unlocking, and the White House agreed it is a good idea.
12:05 a.m.: Radio Stew: Dialing Int Turn your dial, or dial in your phone, to this show about the sounds and songs of dialing. We'll learn "How to Dial a Rotary Phone," "Dial M for Murder," and order a dial wand. Songs from The Kinks ("Around The Dial"), The Replacements ("Left of the Dial"), Morrissey ("Dial-A-Cliche"), Scanner ("Turning The Dial"), and others. "Deal Dial Tone" radio play from 31 Down is also included.
1 a.m.: Jason Sloan "Saturday Afternoon Show" rebroadcast from Oct. 27, 2012 with Baltimore-based artist Jason Sloan, and his project "Whiteout," a new series of live FM transmission performances exploring and questioning the aesthetic of noise on the radio. These new textural works are created live and in the moment through the use of multiple analog electronic instruments and a transmitter.
3 a.m.: Static Experiments with static, songs about static, and the concept of stasis is discovered here. With Glenn Branca, Barbara Ess, and Christine Hahn's "Static" recorded live at Riverside Studios, London, Feb. 24, 1979. Also, works by Ultaista, Beck, The Roots, Stereolab, Man or Astroman?, Minutemen, 3rd Bass, and others.
5 a.m.: PCJ Media Network Plus Weekly international radio and media show. The show is produced jointly by PCJ in Taiwan and Canada. Producer/Presenter: Keith Perron.

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. "Democracy Now!" broadcasts live from Freedom to Connect, and hosts a live webstream of the event both days on the DN! website. The conference brings people together to promote internet freedom and preserve internet values such as universal connectivity. Aaron Swartz, the late Internet freedom advocate who took his own life earlier this year, gave the keynote address in 2012. This year’s event is "dedicated to the work Aaron still had left to do." Tune in to "Democracy Now!" from 8-9 a.m. ET from Silver Springs, Maryland at the conference for the regular show each day, which will feature guests at Freedom to Connect. Afterward democracynow.org will livestream the panels and speeches, including an address by Aaron’s partner, Taren Stinebrickner-Kauffman. On Tuesday Glenn Greenwald gives the keynote address.
9 a.m.: WGXC Morning Show continues with local news, events, music and more, with host Philip Grant.
10 a.m.: Economic Update: Economics and Family Values Updates on the "sequester," the US auto industry, and lessons from South Africa. Interview with psychotherapist Dr. Harriet Fraad on capitalism, family, and "family values." Comments on a coop cafe and bookstore business, on banks using bailout money to evade taxes, and on social versus private investment.
2 p.m.: The Mort Report (Premiere): The Mort Report is about getting into the edges and cracks of reality via acting and comedy. We'll deal with real events that are typically reserved for fiction (think movies and books about Zombies, ET's, conspiracies, Mayan Calendars), but that are very "real". It's all really about transitioning back to the magical world from the overly rationalized we're forced into.
4 p.m.: WGXC Afternoon Show
6 p.m.: Al Jazeera English
6:30 p.m.: Free Speech Radio News
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