WAMC Northeast Report

Weekdays, 3:30PM - 4PM and 6PM - 6:30PM

Northeast Report and Northeast Report - Late Edition are two half hour magazines of news and information, aired every weekday from 3:30PM-4:00PM just before All Things Considered, and again from 6:05PM - 6:30PM just before Marketplace.

Northeast Report features reports from the award-winning WAMC News team, plus commentary, arts news and interviews, the latest weather forecast, and an afternoon business wrap-up. The program is hosted by WAMC Senior Correspondent Brian Shields who has been with WAMC for 25 years as senior news anchor, host and reporter. 

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been speaking out about the need for national gun control laws in recent days, but Cuomo says he doesn’t know when a key provision of New York’s own gun safety laws will be enacted.

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Environmental advocates are breathing a sigh of relief after an idea to store oil tanker cars in the Adirondack Park now looks like a non-starter.

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather summary for Thursday, October 8, 2015. 

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After years of debate, planning and fierce competition for coveted licenses, the medical marijuana era has arrived in New York. One of the companies, Etain, held an open house to show off its facility. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley went along.

Keith Strudler: Is Fantasy Football Gambling?

Oct 7, 2015

Football and gambling are like matches and fireworks. They work well together, but it can get explosive.

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Bill Sorrell is the longest serving Attorney General in Vermont history.  First appointed to the office by Governor Howard Dean, he was initially sworn in on May 1, 1997.  He has since won re-election every two years. But on September 28th,   Sorrell announced that he will not run again.  The Attorney General tells WAMC North Country Bureau Chief  Pat Bradley why he decided to retire.

Stephen Gottlieb: Shootings, Guns And The SAFE Act

Oct 6, 2015

The shooting at a community college in Oregon saddens me and leads me to these observations about guns.

Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Oct 6, 2015

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Tuesday, October 6, 2015.

Blair Horner: Government Needs To Help Patients

Oct 5, 2015

Recently, a National Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Medicine report identified a huge problem in health care:  the failures of health care providers to quickly and accurately identify a patient’s diagnosis.  The report estimated that most patients will experience at least one wrong or delayed diagnosis over their lifetime.

In many cases that delay can have no serious consequence, in others the consequence can be deadly.  For example, a delay in identifying a cancer can tip the scales from being easily treatable to catastrophic.

Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Oct 5, 2015


Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Monday, October 5, 2015.