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News & Public Affairs

Election '14: The Race for Governor

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Watch Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 8pm | Our sister station WNED in Buffalo will host the Gubernatorial Debate live.

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FRONTLINE | Losing Iraq

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Watch Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at 10pm | Trace the U.S. role in Iraq from the 2003 invasion to the current violence.

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Gibson, Eldridge debate at WMHT

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Rep. Chris Gibson and Sean Eldridge debate live at WMHT studios October 16, 2014 at 8pm.

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FRONTLINE | The Trouble With Antibiotics

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Watch Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 10pm | Track the use of antibiotics in food animals and if it’s fueling antibiotic resistance in people.

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Independent Lens | Bully

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Watch Monday, October 13, 2014 at 10pm | Get an unflinching look at the effects of bullying on the lives of five kids and their families.

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Congressman Paul Tonko and Mr. Jim Fischer Debate on WMHT TV

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Democratic Congressman Paul Tonko and Republican challenger Jim Fischer will debate live on WMHT-TV as they seek to win the 20th Congressional District seat.

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FRONTLINE | Death by Fire 2

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Watch Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 10pm | Re-investigate the case of Cameron Todd Willingham, executed for the arson deaths of his children.

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FRONTLINE | League of Denial: The NFL Concussion Crisis

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Watch Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 10pm at 9pm | In a special investigation, Frontline reveals the hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries.

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America After Ferguson

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Watch Friday, September 26, 2014 at 8pm | Join a town hall meeting to explore complex issues surrounding Michael Brown’s death in Missouri.

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FRONTLINE | Ebola Outbreak

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Watch Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 10pm | Follow health officials tracking the deadly Ebola outbreak and trying to stop its rampant spread.

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Discussion around the themes presented in the P.O.V. documentary 'American Promise.'

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