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 21, 2012

3:58 PM
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New England News
6:10 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Massachusetts Casino Licensing Pace Gives Gambling Opponents A Window

The effort to bring casino gambling to Massachusetts,which began almost two-and-a-half years ago, has hit some speed bumps along the way.  Gambling opponents believe they still have a chance to shut down the fledgling industry in Massachusetts.

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New York News
6:10 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Saratoga County Officials Searching For New Direction For Closing Prison

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The recently approved New York State budget guarantees the closure of four prison facilities across New York. Now, some officials in the Southern Adirondack region are trying to find new uses for Mount McGregor Correctional Facility. 

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Sports
3:50 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Keith Strudler: Tiger Surgery

Not to complain, but I’ve got a bad back right now. It’s nothing terrible, but just another reminder that I’m not 25 anymore. And that I shouldn’t carry either televisions nor four year old boys several city blocks.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Wednesday, April 2, 2014.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Bus Authority Authorizes Replacement Drivers

Striking CCTA drivers
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The transportation agency in Vermont's largest county has authorized its staff to secure temporary bus drivers until negotiations with striking drivers are resolved.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Stephen Gottlieb: Economics, Lawyers And The Risk To American Democracy

Ever notice that I frequently talk about economics. What’s a lawyer doing talking about economics? I did read and study economics but there are other reasons why economic issues are dear to this heart.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Tuesday, April 1, 2014.

New York News
6:29 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Rob Astorino's Children Will Opt Out Of Common Core

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Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino says his three school-aged children won't be participating in new testing standards as part of the Common Core exams starting this week. The Republican candidate for governor of New York released a video statement on his website Monday explaining he made the decision along with his wife Sheila, a special education teacher.

Common Core is being implemented in schools across the country, but it has been heavily criticized by many parents and educators.

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New England News
6:12 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

UMass Opens Springfield Center Campus Office

The welcome center at the UMass satellite campus in Springfield is now open to help enroll students for classes that start at the new campus in September
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The University of Massachusetts opened its first satellite campus today.  The university is inviting people to sign up for classes that  start later this year in downtown Springfield.

University and city officials took part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday -- with about 200 people looking on -- to mark the formal opening of the UMass Center at Springfield. 

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New York News
5:37 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Lawmakers In Hurry To Beat Budget Clock

Lawmakers hurried to complete work on the state budget before the midnight deadline, but the spending plan is not without some controversy.

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