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Aug. 22, 2014: Ws and Ls, Scott Waldman and Matt Hamilton, Bill McKibben, Blair Horner

City and State reporter Ashley Hupfl delivers the week’s Winners & Losers.

Reporters Scott Waldman of Capital New York and Matt Hamilton of the Albany Times Union provide analysis of the week’s news.

Author, educator, environmentalist and co-founder of 350.org Bill McKibben discusses climate change, oil trains and why New York should divest its pension fund from fossil fuels.

NYPIRG, the Center for Medical Consumers, and New Yorkers for Patient & Family Empowerment have released a report titled, “The Doctor IS in” which shows that far from having a doctor shortage in New York as some groups contend, the Empire State’s ranks of medical professionals is swelling, especially in the areas of OB/GYN, general surgery, and internal medicine.

NYPIRG’s Blair Horner joins us to explain.

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