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
3:45 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas shares the evening weather forecast for Tuesday, January 28, 2014. 

New England News
6:17 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Review Begins Of Massachusetts Child Wefare Agency

Credit Dwight Sipler

An independent review of the Massachusetts child welfare agency is under way.  Governor Deval Patrick spoke publicly today about the investigation.

Governor Patrick held a news conference at the Statehouse shortly after meeting with officials from the Child Welfare League of America, whom the governor has given broad authority to look into the policies and practices of the Department of Children and Families.

"We need actionable recommendations. The point is not more paperwork, but more social work."

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New York News
6:06 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

New York Mayors Testify In Albany

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan testifies in Albany.
Credit Patricia Fahy's Twitter feed

Mayors from around New York testified before the state legislative fiscal committees on Monday. In what’s traditionally known as Tin Cup day, many asked for more money, while others asked for authorization to collect more money from their citizens.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Blair Horner: New York Needs To Bolster Its Voting System

During the 2012 election, far too many Americans voters had to stand in long lines for hours in order to cast their ballot.  Voters who were stuck waiting were all too frequently lower-income and non-white.  The President promised to act, in order to ensure that such a disgraceful situation would never happen again.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Monday, January 27, 2014.

New York News
6:30 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Environmental Advocates Warn Of Increased Use And Transport Of Tar Sands Oil

Tar sands fields, Alberta, Canada
Credit Howlmontreal/Creative Commons-Flickr

Two environmental groups in the region are helping to distribute a report warning that gasoline processed from tar sands will soon be commonplace, undercutting the region’s efforts to reduce carbon pollution.

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New York News
6:20 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

U.S. EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck Talks Climate Change In Saratoga Springs

The Regional Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, made stops in the Capital Region Friday to discuss climate change.

EPA Region 2 Administrator Judith Enck visited Saratoga Springs, to speak at a conference of the Northeast Organic Farmers Association. The topic of her discussion focused on the reality of climate change.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Richard Iannuzzi: The Inconvenient Truth About Taxes

If you’ve been following the Governor’s missives on tax cuts…reports from his tax commissions, his State of the State message and news about his budget proposal… you undoubtedly know that he is proposing sweeping tax cuts.  The potential is for upwards of $2 billion for his tax cut package that includes proposed reductions for property owners, businesses, renters and upstate manufacturers.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas takes a look at the weekend weather ahead. 

New York News
6:31 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Advocates to Cuomo: Increase Education Aid

Demonstrators braved the bitter cold as they stood on the sidewalk along Crown Street.
Credit Kat Fisher

A day after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled his budget, the Alliance for Quality of Education and Citizen Action of New York held eight rallies across New York Wednesday, including one in Kingston, calling on Albany to increase state funding for education.

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