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 10, 2012

3:58 PM
Photosynthesis
Artist : They Might Be Giants
Album : Here Comes Science
Composer : They Might Be Giants
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : Idlewild/Disney Sound

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New England News
6:11 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Anti-casino Activists Launch Referendum Campaign

Former Massachusetts Attorney General Scott Harshbarger is joined by leaders of the campaign to repeal the Massachusetts casino law at the campaign kickoff in Springfield.
Credit WAMC

Anti-casino activists launched a statewide referendum campaign today in Springfield where they outlined plans for convincing voters to keep Las Vegas-style gambling from coming to Massachusetts.

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New York News
6:06 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Tappan Zee Loan Approved, But Questions Over Tolls Remain

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

A key oversight board approved half of the amount Governor Cuomo had sought for a loan from a clean water fund to help pay for the construction of the Tappan Zee Bridge on Wednesday. But the meeting included accusations from a board member that Cuomo Administration officials are trying to hide bad news about future toll hikes on the bridge and the rest of the New York State Thruway.

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New York News
5:44 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Saratoga County Lawmakers Seek Increased PCB Monitoring

Credit EPA

Lawmakers in Saratoga County have passed a resolution calling on General Electric to monitor flood plains along the Hudson River for chemical contamination. 

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Sports
3:58 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Keith Strudler: Jeter's Last All Star Game

Talking about Derek Jeter is like talking about Ronald Reagan. No matter what you may think of him, it’s almost irreverent to say anything bad out loud. That was certainly the case at last night’s MLB all-star game, where Jeter was given a standing ovation that would approach Cats on its final Broadway appearance. For over a minute, the Minneapolis crowd and every other player on the field stood and applauded the 40 year old when he came to bat in the first inning of his final all-star appearance. That even included St. Louis pitcher Adam Wainwright, who took off his glove and stepped off the mound to congratulate the Yankees star.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Wednesday, July 16, 2014.

New England News
6:30 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Welch Calls For Long-Term Funding To Highway Trust Fund

Credit Jo Naylor/Flickr

As the nation’s Highway Trust Fund teeters on the brink of insolvency, Vermont Congressman Peter Welch is joining calls for reauthorization and a long-term funding solution.

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New England News
6:14 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Massachusetts Gaming Commission Steps Into Boston-Wynn Dispute

Credit Massgaming.com

Massachusetts gambling industry regulators said today they will be prepared to impose the terms of mitigation payments to the city of Boston from the developer of a proposed casino in a neighboring community.  Boston is boycotting arbitration proceedings with Wynn Resorts – one of two competitors for the lone casino license in eastern Massachusetts

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New York News
6:07 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

NYS-GE-CNSE Power Electronics Consortium

Credit Governor Andrew Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was at General Electric in Niskayuna today to announce an energy initiative to commercialize new technology that will have major implications for the electronics market.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:52 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Stephen Gottlieb: Madame Butterfly

  I’ve been away for a week while conflict heated up in the Middle East. But all week I’ve been thinking about a different form of grief, death and cultural conflict.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

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