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Sunday, May 26, 2013 local almanac

May 26, 2013 12:01 am
Local weather forecast
Today's forecast is specific to Acra, in Greene County:

Sunday: Scattered showers are possible, mainly before 1 p.m. Otherwise mostly cloudy, with a high near 56, and a low around 36.
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 69, and a low around 41.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 72.

Sunrise today: 5:24 a.m.
Sunset today: 8:20 p.m.

WGXC Programming

Midnight – 3 a.m.: "Radio Stew: A Three Hour Tour"
A three-hour acid trip, includes stories about the drug, warnings about its use, its dramatic use in radio and television, and in songs. The show includes a speech made at Lake Forest College in Illinois, on February 22, 1967 by Dr. Adrian Ostfeld, then the head of preventive medicine at the Univeristy of Illinois College of Medicine. He spoke about his findings as an early researcher (at the beginning of the 1960's) into the effects of LSD. Also, from the Pacifica Radio Archives, "One Billion Seconds Later : The Social History Of Lsd-25." This is a documentary of the hallucinogenic drug LSD, from its discovery at Sandoz Laboratories by Chemist Albert Hoffman in 1943, through the halls of Academe, to Golden Gate Park and beyond.

3 a.m. – 5 a.m.: "All Mixed Up: History of WBAI"
Pacifica radio station WBAI in New York City is currently struggling to keep its antenna on top of the Empire State Building. Here is a history of the station, including Bob Dylan talking with Bob Fass, and other historic clips.

5 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.: "ARRL Audio News: Dayton Hamvention Review"
In this edition: Amateurs assist the American Red Cross with communications support after deadly tornados in Oklahoma; foggy skies and friendly faces made for a fantastic event last weekend in Dayton; former QST Managing Editor Joel Kleinman, N1BKE (SK), is inducted into the CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame; Logbook of The World reached a new milestone: 500 million QSOs; Bruce Paige, KK5DO, with this week’s Satellite Update, and more.

5:30 a.m. – 6 a.m.: "CounterSpin: Tia Lessin, Karuna Jagger"
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: "Tia Lessin on 'Citizen Koch,' Karuna Jagger on breast cancer."

6 a.m. – 8 a.m.: "In Case You Missed It: Prison Voices Project, Hudson Valley Tap Show"
Prison Voices Project host Cory Fischer-Hoffman discusses the theory of Restorative Justice. Then we hear from Ken Landin on the Hudson Valley Tap Show with guests Pat Manning and Justin Riccobono discussing the hop farming project currently underway in Duchess County.

8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.: "Children's Storytime: Farms"
This week's show focuses on stories about farms.

7 p.m. – May 27, 2013: 3 a.m.: "Emily Sprague, Lizard Kisses, Mutual Benefit"
Live webstream for this, and most, shows at Spotty Dog Books & Ale available from free103point9 and WGXC at http://comm.free103point9.org:8000/spottydog.mp3.m3u. This show will be rebroadcast on free103point9 Online Radio and WGXC 90.7-FM at midnight (the night of the show), Mon., May 27, 2013.