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 17, 2012

3:58 PM
Sucker Punch
Artist : OneRepublic
Album : Waking Up
Composer : Tedder, Zach Filkins, Myers
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : Mosley Music Group, Interscope

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New England News
6:10 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

Women, Big Democratic Turnout Key Warren Win

Elizabeth Warren is going to be the first woman from Massachusetts to serve in the United States Senate.  WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill looks at Warren’s historic victory in Tuesday’s election.

The outcome of Tuesday’s closely watched, highly competitive election for US Senate in Massachusetts was not surprising, but was none the less improbable.  When the campaign began,  Warren was a relatively obscure, first time candidate, according to Tim Vercellotti, the director of the Western New England University Polling Institute.

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Election 2012
3:43 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

NYS Assembly Races: Many New Faces

Assemblyman Pete Lopez
Credit Dave Lucas / WAMC



New York State's Assembly districts have been changed and re-arranged - Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas takes a look at the new round of representatives.
 

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Election 2012
4:31 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

NY Voter Turnout Heavy

New Yorkers are turning out to vote in droves - Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports
 

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Commentary & Opinion
3:19 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Stephen Gottlieb: The Sacred Right to Vote

I keep hearing that many people are blasé about voting in this election. The great American historian Gordon Wood described liberty in the Revolutionary era as meaning the right to vote, the great right of a free people.

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New England News
6:00 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Poll Shows Voter Opinion of Massachusetts Ballot Questions

Recent polling reveals some new information on how Massachusetts voters feel about some of the ballot questions to be decided on election day. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports that many are still divided on the issues…

A statewide survey recently conducted by the Polling institute at Western New England Voters reveals two things. One, a majority of voters appear to support legalizing medical marijuana, and Two, voters are at almost an even split over the so-called “Death with Dignity” question.

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Hurricane Sandy
4:45 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

NY Polling Districts Vow They Will Be Open

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, County Election Boards in the Lower Hudson Valley say they are ready for tomorrow's election... WAMC's Dave Lucas reports
 

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Commentary & Opinion
3:25 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Blair Horner: One cancer that we can stop, if women get screened

Cancer is a horrible word.  Everyone is affected, 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will get a cancer diagnosis in their lifetimes.  Everyone is affected – either personally or when it impacts someone they love.

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Hurricane Sandy
3:45 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

Pollution concerns in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

Advocates and activists are sounding the alarm over pollution in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy:
Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports water quality is of great concern.
 

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New England News
6:00 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Patrick-Murray Administration Declares November Family Literacy Month in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and his administration have designated November as Family Literacy Month. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard brings us more details about what’s happening to help children and families become more engaged in reading in the Berkshires and across the Commonwealth.

November of 2012 has been recognized by Governor Patrick’s administration as the 16th Family Literacy Month. Throughout the month, cities and towns across Massachusetts will be holding events and hosting activities to engage parents and encourage early learning.

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Hurricane Sandy
2:46 pm
Thu November 1, 2012

Catskills Return to Normalcy Following Sandy

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein with local residents at the Phoenicia Fire House.
Credit Ulster County

Communities throughout the Catskills and commuters who ride the rails to New York City are seeing a slow return to normalcy in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy - Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas has an update.
 

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