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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Hudson Valley News
10:43 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

NYS Senator, Assemblyman Join To Tackle Unfunded Mandates

Credit WAMC/Allison Dunne

A state senator and assemblyman, both from the Hudson Valley, say they have a bipartisan solution to curb unfunded mandates. They also say they are banding together as outsiders and want their constituents to know about it.

About three months ago, Democratic state Senator Terry Gipson proposed a state constitutional amendment to prohibit certain unfunded mandates. He says the measure is a bold one.

He says making the case for his bill is stronger, now that he has found a partner in the Assembly – Republican Kieran Lalor.

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North Country News
6:59 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Vermont Community Expands Smoke-Free Policy to Include all Tobacco Products

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Many communities in Vermont prohibit smoking on town-owned properties. One community is moving one step further by barring all tobacco use on its properties.

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Arts & Culture
3:55 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Bob Goepfert Reviews "Avenue Q"

 Last week I attended three plays about living life as a member of a minority group.  

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Weather
3:45 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas shares the evening weather forecast for Thursday, August 1, 2013. 

Hudson Valley News
7:46 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Hudson River Boat Crash Victims' Families Ask For Information

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The investigation continues into a fatal boat crash in the Hudson River on Friday. The families of the victims say the investigation should focus on lighting, not alcohol. But state authorities say lighting was in compliance. In the meantime, family members went from planning a wedding to holding funerals.

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New York News
6:06 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Cuomo Says Voters Will Decide Whether Gambling Expands In New York

Gambling may expand across Upstate New York.
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New York Governor Cuomo says it’s now up to the voters to decide whether they want to expand gambling in New York State. He’s signed into law a plan build casinos upstate, but the public must approve a change in the state’s constitution in order for it to move forward.  

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Commentary & Opinion
3:49 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Keith Strudler: The Death of the NCAA

It’s an uncomfortable truth that newspapers have long been the business of writing advanced obituaries. It’s not that editors or journalists hold some morbid fascination with death, or that they want people to die. It’s just that when someone famous goes, newspapers want to run an obituary right away, without having to put together something quickly by calling grieving friends and family. If you’re famous and either old, sick, or both, someone somewhere has your life story ready for print. Don't think of it as creepy. Think of it as an honor.

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New England News
3:40 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Library Reorganization Means New Uses For Former Branches

The Liberty Street branch library will become a senior citizen social center with a new park next door
Credit WAMC

The public library system in Springfield, Massachusetts is being reorganized. It will mean longer hours of operation, but fewer branches. The buildings that are closing as libraries later this year  will not be shuttered for very long, as officials today unveiled plans for new public uses.

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Weather
3:35 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather summary for Wednesday, July 31, 2013.

Hudson Valley News
6:49 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

Indian Point And Vermont Yankee Are Included In Entergy Job Cuts

Credit WAMC/Allison Dunne

Entergy Corporation has announced it plans to cut 800 jobs nationwide by the end of the year. For Entergy’s nuclear operations in the Northeast, pink slips will go out at Westchester County-based Indian Point, Pilgrim, and Vermont Yankee.

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