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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Weather
3:46 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening forecast for Monday, July 29, 2013. 

North Country News
6:30 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

City Council Committee Reviews Liveable Wage Law

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A committee of the Burlington City council is reviewing a law that requires businesses that contract with the city to pay a livable wage.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Another weekend is upon us.  Meteorologist Garett Argianas offers a preview of weather conditions in his evening forecast for Friday, July 26, 2013.

Arts & Culture
3:40 am
Fri July 26, 2013

Nippertown's Greg Haymes' Weekend Music Picks With Brian Shields

Greg Haymes
Credit Times Union

Nippertown's Greg Haymes brings some local and regional music choices to the studio.

This week's playlist:

1. RAY MURRAY & THE BOMB SQUAD

"Come On Train" from their self-titled debut album; playing at Valentine's Music Hall tonight along with Sgt. Dunbar & the Hobo Banned.

2. PETE DONNELLY

"Got Caught Up" from his upcoming sophomore album "Face the Bird"; playing at Valentine's Music Hall on Saturday along Olivia Quillio and Bear Grass.

3. THE MALLET BROTHERS BAND

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Hudson Valley News
8:02 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Poughkeepsie Celebrates Ratification Anniversary

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The 225th anniversary of New York’s ratification of the U.S. Constitution is Friday. Anniversary events are scheduled in the city that hosted the ratifying convention – Poughkeepsie – and elsewhere in the Hudson Valley. We get more from WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne.

The 225th anniversary of New York joining the country as the 11th state comes amid the 300th anniversary of Dutchess County. Will Tatum is Dutchess County historian.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Mayoral Candidate Questions Lack of Filings by Opponents

Plattsburgh City Hall
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A candidate in the Plattsburgh mayoral race is questioning the timeliness of the filing of his opponents’ campaign paperwork.

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Weather
3:43 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas fills in the weather picture in his evening forecast for Thursday, July 25, 2013. 

Commentary & Opinion
3:41 pm
Thu July 25, 2013

Karen Hitchcock: An Important Step In the Right Direction

A recent article by Larry Rulison in the Times Union posed the question, “Research Triangle found the right formula -- can we?”  As the article acknowledges, there is no simple answer to this question.   Champions of the concept of university–driven innovation made it happen: creative faculty and administration at North Carolina State University, Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; a committed state government; and, industry leaders who saw the competitive advantage of partnering with faculty at research-intensive universities in areas of research and development relevant to their particular product lines.  

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Hudson Valley News
10:45 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Concerning Police Dogs

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Wednesday signed two bills pertaining to police dogs. A Hudson Valley Assemblyman sponsored both.

One bill elevates to a Class E felony the killing of a police dog or police horse. Republican George Maziarz sponsored the bill in the Senate.

Maziarz and Democrat Kenneth Zebrowski, who sponsored the bill in the Assembly, point to a second police dog killing that occurred after the bill was introduced. Here’s Zebrowski:

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New York News
6:30 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

New City Resident Garners Signatures For Mayoral Run

Independent Chris Rosenquest

Independent Chris Rosenquest was on the steps of Plattsburgh City Hall this morning to announce that he has gathered enough signatures to be placed on the November ballot as a candidate for mayor. The entrepreneur and small business owner is attracting attention in the race because he lived in Seattle until earlier this month.

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