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HAL Evening Briefing: July 10, 2024



HAL Evening Briefing: July 10, 2024

Good evening, Capital Region and Hudson Valley. We’re wrapping up the day for you with some of the most important stories you need to know and your weather outlook.

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Any storms will taper off after sunset. Overnight temperatures will be on the warm side, around 70. There will be a few leftover showers Thursday morning, but other than that Thursday will be mainly dry with decreasing clouds and cooler temperatures. 

Dry conditions and temperatures back in the 80s Friday through the weekend. 

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Today’s Big Stories

1. Albany mayor warns of potential for a ‘severe weather event’

The city of Albany urged residents to prepare for a severe weather event on Wednesday afternoon and evening. With the remains of Hurricane Beryl moving toward Eastern New York, Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan said city residents should prepare for thunderstorms, high winds and the potential for flash flooding through the evening.

2. New York Lt. Gov. Delgado says Biden should end campaign for reelection

New York Lt. Gov. Antonio Delgado says President Joe Biden should end his campaign for reelection and make room for a new leader, the highest-ranking New York Democrat so far to do so.

3. Rep. Pat Ryan: ‘I am asking Joe Biden to step aside’ as Democratic nominee

U.S. Rep. Pat Ryan has joined the small list of House Democrats asking President Joe Biden to step aside as the party mulls the future of its nominee following his debate performance two weeks ago. Ryan represents New York’s 18th Congressional District, a competitive seat in the Hudson Valley.

4. Should Biden be campaigning in New York? Hochul says ‘he is welcome here any day’

Coupled with Biden’s recent debate performance and national Democrats’ mulling on Biden’s future, it might beg the question: Should Biden be campaigning in New York? Spectrum News 1 posed this question to Gov. Kathy Hochul during a phone interview Wednesday. Hochul herself won a close contest by New York standards in the race for governor two years ago.

5. Pelosi says Democrats want answer soon on Biden’s candidacy

Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday congressional Democrats are encouraging President Joe Biden to make a decision soon about whether he’s remaining in the race for the White House, despite that Biden said earlier this week he’s committed to his candidacy.

6. Powell stresses message that U.S. job market is cooling, a possible signal of coming rate cut

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Wednesday reinforced a message that the Fed is paying growing attention to a slowing job market and not only to taming inflation, a shift that signals it’s likely to begin cutting interest rates soon. The U.S. economy and job market have continued to grow, defying widespread predictions that much higher borrowing costs resulting from the Fed’s rate hikes would cause a recession. 

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