WAMC Northeast Report

Weekdays, 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
with Brian Shields
Brian Shields

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 feature reports from WAMC News bureau chiefs...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 24 years as senior news anchor, host and reporter. 

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September 20, 2012

3:58 PM
Blood
Artist : Miy Chemical Romance
Album : The Black Parade
Composer : My Chemical Romance
ReleaseYear : 2006
Label : Reprise

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Weather
3:29 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas details the evening weather forecast for Thursday, August 8, 2013.

Hudson Valley News
7:40 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Judge Rules Rockland Candidate May Return To The Ballot; An Appeal Is Filed

Credit WAMC

A third candidate in a Democratic primary for Rockland County executive is back on the ballot after a state Supreme Court decision.

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New England News
6:13 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Massachusetts Ballot Questions Proposed To Repeal New Taxes

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Parts of a large tax bill enacted to pay for transportation needs in Massachusetts are now the focus of separate repeal efforts.  Petitions were filed with the Massachusetts attorney general today to begin a process that could put the repeal initiatives on the 2014 state election ballot.

       A coalition of more than 20 business leaders from some of the state’s biggest companies, including Staples Inc. and Boston Scientific, signed the petition that seeks repeal of the recent expansion of the state’s sales tax to computer software services.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:44 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Keith Strudler: Johnny Football And The NCAA

One of the first things I learned in a classroom management course was when a kid blatantly breaks the rules, never ask him or her why they did it. You’re not going to like the answer, and the reality is, most kids don’t know why threw a watermelon out a school window. At that age, impulse far overwhelms reasoned action. So as an educator, forget why, and simply deal with the punishment.

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Weather
3:33 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Wednesday, August 7, 2013.

Health
6:29 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Ticks Bring New Danger To Capital Region

US Senator Chuck Schumer at the podium, along with Albany, NY Mayor Jerry Jennings at Six Mile Waterworks, August 6, 2013.
Credit WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Ticks transmit the widest variety of pathogens, and as these tiny creatures proliferate across the country, they are spreading diseases you — and your doctor — probably never heard of. U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer was in Albany today at Six Mile Waterworks to call attention to a new and deadly tick-borne illness.

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New England News
6:25 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Senator Markey Begins Listening Tour In Western Massachusetts

U.S. Senator Edward Markey (D-MA) and Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz. Markey began a listening tour of Massachusetts with a stop at Northampton City Hall.
Credit WAMC

Just three weeks after being sworn in as the new U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, Democrat Edward Markey began a series of public events around the state today. His first stop was in Northampton.

Markey, who was criticized for a light schedule of public appearances during the special election campaign, said he plans to visit every part of the state during the August Congressional recess to learn about local issues and what Washington can do to help.

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New York News
5:24 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Moreland Co-Chair Says Subpoenas Have Been Sent

Credit DA Kathleen Rice

  The co-chair of Governor Cuomo’s Moreland Act Commission on public corruption, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice, says subpoenas have been sent out and more public hearings are planned.  
Rice was at the Capitol for the third private meeting of Governor Cuomo’s Moreland Act Commission. She says several subpoenas have been issued, but they have to be kept secret for now so that the ongoing investigations won’t be jeopardized.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:39 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Stephen Gottlieb: We Know They’re Spying on Us But How Are They Using the Information?

We have heard a great deal under both Bush and Obama about the extent of government surveillance, with a crescendo in recent weeks. We are learning that virtually all of us turn up in government surveillance in some way.

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Weather
3:34 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas steps to the fore with the evening weather forecast for Tuesday, August 6, 2013. 

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