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 13, 2012

3:58 PM
Let It Grow
Artist : Eric Clapton
Album : 461 Ocean Boulevard
Composer : Clapton
ReleaseYear : 1974
Label : RSO

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Weather
3:45 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

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

New England News
3:45 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Preserver Of Titanic History Dies

Edward Kamuda, in 2012, next to a model of the Titanic at the headquarters of the Titanic Historical Society
Credit WAMC

A man who as a teenager became fascinated with the Titanic and devoted his life to preserving the history of the doomed luxury liner has died in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Edward Kamuda founded the Titanic Historical Society in 1963 and as its president developed it into an invaluable resource for scientific researchers, explorers, historians, film-makers, and people simply fascinated, as Kamuda was, with the stories of the survivors.

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New England News
6:39 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Progress Reported On Casino Impact Research Project

Credit Triin Q's photostream Flickr

Thousands of Massachusetts residents are being surveyed as part of multi-year, multi-million dollar research project on the social and economic impacts of introducing casino gambling to the state.

The members of the UMass Amherst led research team say initial results will be reported to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission in September. These findings will be the baseline that will be used to measure changes in problem gambling, domestic violence, housing prices and a host of other socio-economic factors as casinos open over the next one to three years.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Conference Assesses Socioeconomic Impact Of Nuclear Plant Closure

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
Credit Entergy/NRC

A conference at Landmark College earlier this month focused on the socioeconomic ramifications of Vermont Yankee’s closure and how lessons learned here — and previous nuclear plant closures — could aid other communities facing future nuclear plant shutdowns.

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New York News
4:26 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Groups Call Growing Oil Shipments In New York Cuomo's "Keystone" Moment

Protestors chanted at the capitol in Albany Tuesday.
Credit Karen DeWitt

National environmental groups are trying to focus the spotlight on Governor Andrew Cuomo over the issue of the growing international oil distribution center, located just blocks from the state capitol, at the Port of Albany.  

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Commentary & Opinion
3:51 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Stephen Gottlieb: Passover – A Celebration Of Freedom

This is Passover, a holiday that comes straight out of the Bible, the Almighty commanding us to tell the story of the Exodus to each new generation as well as reminding ourselves. The Exodus, of course, is a story of freedom from slavery. The Biblical story is about the Hebrew exodus from slavery in Egypt. But we are very explicit about relating that story to the freedom of others.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

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

New England News
6:19 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

50th Anniversary Of 1964 Civil Rights Act Marked At Conference

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Social justice advocates are marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The future of civil rights was the topic of a regional conference in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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New York News
3:50 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Key Assault Weapons Registration Deadline Arrives With Little Reminder

Gov. Cuomo is seen in effigy at a recent rally against the SAFE Act.
Credit Matt Ryan

April 15, besides being tax day, is the first day that owners of semi-automatic weapons will be required to register their guns with New York state police.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Blair Horner: Once Again, Feds Have To Fix Albany

Once again, New Yorkers have had to hope that federal prosecutors can clean up Albany.  When Governor Cuomo unceremoniously pulled the plug on the Moreland Act Commission Investigating Public Corruption as part of a deal with legislative leaders in exchange for weak ethics reforms, even the most optimistic New Yorkers were left depressed.

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