WAMC Northeast Report

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

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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At a packed forum on the campus of American International College today, the mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts vowed to restore a sense of safety following recent gunfire near the college.         


 It was a bizarre story that captivated the Capital Region today: a herd of buffalo on the loose. Hours after they broke free, all of the animals were dead.

Bob Goepfert Reviews "Electric Soup"

Apr 24, 2015

Sometimes being a transitional figure who exists between two important art movements can be a guarantee you will be neglected by history.

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Apr 24, 2015

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Friday, April 24, 2015.

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Senator Chuck Schumer says dairy farmers in New York and across the country need help contending with falling milk prices.

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There is concern about transporting volatile crude oil by rail across New York. Members of the Clinton County Oil Train Task Force gathered near a rail crossing in downtown Plattsburgh on Earth Day to highlight resolutions passed by local municipalities calling for policies to improve the safety of the trains carrying oil through the region.

Karen Magee: In It For The Long Haul

Apr 23, 2015

How many times have we heard that old cliché: It’s a marathon, not a sprint?

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Apr 23, 2015

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Thursday, April 23, 2015.

MGM Springfield

Another obstacle to the construction of the MGM Springfield casino has been removed.

The city of Springfield, following a search that took several months, has found a new location for the headquarters of the department of Health and Human Services, which is being evicted from a building that MGM plans to tear down to build an $800 million resort casino.

Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris said the public health office plans to move just a few blocks from 95 State St. into a building at 1145 Main St. that once housed a health clinic.

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Former Governor George Pataki was in Essex Tuesday to talk to educators from across the globe.  Before his presentation, he spoke with reporters, including WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley, about his presidential aspirations and other state issues.

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