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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North Country News
5:19 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Tourism Report Indicates Growth

Walking in Burke Hollow, Vermont
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A biennial report released by the Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing shows record growth in visitor spending and tourism industry employment.

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New York News
4:54 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

UAlbany Connecting With Communities

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The University at Albany has embarked on a program to strengthen its connections with the community.

UAlbany President Dr. Robert Jones "public engagement" initiative builds on a similar program that advanced the concept at the University of Minnesota, where Jones served most recently as Senior Vice President and spent a total of 33 years in academic and administrative leadership positions.

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Weather
3:49 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Meteorologist Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas has the weekend weather outlook in his evening forecast for Friday, April 5, 2013.

North Country News
5:57 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Doctors Raise Concerns About Vermont Health Care Reforms

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A group of physicians opposed to Vermont’s move to create a single-payer health care system is warning that planned changes could drive practitioners out of the state.

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Politics
4:50 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Albany in ethics crisis as two more state legislators fall

Two days after a state Senator was arrested for trying to bribe his way onto the New York City mayoral ballot, a state Assemblyman has been accused of accepting  payments to sponsor legislation that would benefit developers of an adult day care center in the Bronx.

It was déjà vu all over again, as U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara stepped to the microphones to announce that yet another New York state lawmaker has been accused of bribery and corruption.

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Weather
3:40 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Meteorologist Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas brings us his evening forecast for Thursday, April 4, 2013.

New England News
3:34 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

When it comes to choosing a major, college students feel the pressure

Deciding on a career path is difficult, especially for college students who haven’t yet declared a major. Western New England University’s Leighann Camarero reports on some tips that can help students allay their worries.

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New York News
3:27 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Alan Chartock - Corruption in the New York State Legislature

Just two days after State Senator Malcolm Smith of New York City was charged with bribery, another state lawmaker is facing the same charge in an un-related case.

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Hudson Valley News
6:45 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

PSC Adds Hearings, Comment Time For Proposed Utility Merger

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The New York State Public Service Commission is extending the comment period for a proposed utility merger after some area residents and lawmakers requested the extension.

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New England News
5:45 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Child Abuse Prevention Conference Will Be Held In Pittsfield

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On Thursday, the Berkshire County Kids’ Place & Violence Prevention Center is holding its 2nd annual child abuse prevention conference.  Christa Collier, Director of Kids’ Place, said the event is intended to raise awareness of child abuse among Berkshire County adults.

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