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 19, 2012

3:58 PM
Air Traffic Control
Artist : Jets to Brazil
Album : Four Cornered Night
ReleaseYear : 2000
Label : Jade Tree Records

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Weather
3:45 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Evening Forecast

Jason Caterina
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Newschannel 13 meteorologist Jason Caterina delivers the evening forecast for Tuesday, March 25, 2014.

New York News
3:13 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

DEC Scrutinizing Oil Shipping & Handling

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With Albany County worried about crude oil shipments, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation officials are looking to the EPA for oil spill contingency plans and demanding answers from the major oil shipper at the crux of the controversy.

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New York News
6:48 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

NY Extends Comment Period On High-Speed Rail

Credit WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

The state Department of Transportation has extended the public comment period on plans for high-speed rail service between New York City and upstate New York.

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Politics
6:12 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Massachusetts Republicans Look For Early Convention To Give Candidates A Boost

Republicans nominated a full ticket of candidates for statewide offices at the 2014 convention in Boston
Credit WAMC

Massachusetts Republicans endorsed a full slate of candidates at the party’s convention over the weekend.  This year’s election will feature open seats for Governor, Lt. Governor and two other statewide offices.

The GOP is hoping to make inroads in Massachusetts where it currently holds no statewide offices, no seats in the state’s congressional delegation and is outnumbered in the Massachusetts legislature by about 5 to 1.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Blair Horner: The Final Push On The Budget

Governor Cuomo and state lawmakers are coming down the homestretch in the budget negotiations for the fiscal year starting April 1st.  The budget negotiations have, so far, been typical in some ways and highly contentious in others.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Evening Forecast

Jason Caterina
Credit WNYT

Newschannel 13 meteorologist Jason Caterina delivers the evening weather forecast for Monday, March 24, 2014. 

North Country News
6:30 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Negotiations Planned This Weekend In Bus Strike

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A mediated meeting between striking bus drivers and the management of the Chittenden County Transportation Authority will occur this weekend in hopes of ending a strike that has now lasted five days.

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New England News
6:15 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Chinese Rail Car Maker Builds Support For Possible Springfield Factory

CNR-CRC President Lu Xiwei is flanked by Springfield Chief Development Officer Kevin Kennedy ( at right) and Putnam Vocational Technical High School Principal Gilbert Traverso. The school would be part of a program to train workers for the rail car factory Lu's company is considering building in Springfield
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Top executives from a Chinese rail car company who are considering building a $30 million factory in Springfield, Massachusetts got a look today at where their future employees might come from.  Springfield Public School officials and workforce development specialists have proposed a program to train workers to meet the company’s needs.

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Capital Region News
4:24 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Albany Casino Plan Presented To Common Council

Aerial view of the approximate location of the planned Albany casino.
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Capital District OTB has partnered with a Rochester developer - they've come up with a $300-million idea to build a casino at Thruway Exit 23.  Albany Common Council members were briefed on the plan Friday afternoon.

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Arts & Culture
3:50 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Audrey Kupferberg: Richard Curtis’ ABOUT TIME

The works of British producer, writer, director Richard Curtis express feelings about love and the human condition in a unique way.  Curtis is a topnotch student of life on our complicated planet.  At times his take is so bittersweet and yet so comedic that he seems to have Charlie Chaplin whispering in his ear.  But it’s not the Chaplin of the 1920s; Curtis knows modern life.

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