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

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WAMC News
3:44 pm
Tue December 24, 2013

Garett Argianas' Christmas Eve Weather Forecast

Meteorologist Garett Argianas has the evening weather forecast.

New York News
6:25 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

NYS Jobless Rate Drops

NYS Economy Hits Another All-Time High Private Sector Job Count in November
Credit WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

A sign that New York State's economic fortunes are on an uptick — some encouraging numbers have been released by the labor department.

State officials say New York's unemployment rate dropped from 7.7 percent in October to 7.4 percent in November, the lowest level in nearly five years.  Career-transition expert Dan Moran with NextAct of Colonie says while the number may seem small, it is "significant."  "That's a nice, healthy drop in the unemployment rate, and as well the number of new jobs that hit the market. We are seeing real job growth."

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New York News
6:06 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

Taxes A Focal Point In 2014 Session

Credit Office of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

One of the top issues of the 2014 New York legislative session will be taxes. While Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to cut taxes, some, including New York City Mayor -elect Bill de Blasio, want to raise them.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

Blair Horner: Mayor Bloomberg's Public Health Legacy

Next week New York City will have its first new Mayor in 12 years.  Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire Mayor, will leave office.  Bloomberg who was elected Mayor as the City was reeling from the September 11th terrorist attacks, dramatically changed both the politics and policies of New York.

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New York News
3:45 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

Garett Argianas' Afternoon Weather Forecast

Meterologist Garett Argianas delivers the afternoon forecast.

New York News
12:38 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

Gov. Cuomo Signs Food Bills

Credit Karen DeWitt

A broad coalition of farming, conservation and environmental organizations are applauding Governor Andrew Cuomo for approving legislation that will strengthen the state’s local-food economy and protect New York farms.

The coalition is excited that Cuomo has approved food-related bills, hailing them as "good for farmers and consumers."  Mark Dunlea is Executive Director of the Hunger Action Network of New York State.  "The one we've been working on the hardest had been to get the state to begin to collect data on how much local food they were actually purchasing."

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New England News
6:25 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Cybersecurity Expert Looks At Target Data Theft

Credit Don Hankins/Flickr

The security breach at Target that affected an estimated 40 million credit and debit card accounts has unnerved people as the holiday shopping season nears a peak.  What exactly happened is still unknown.  WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief  Paul Tuthill spoke with Larry Snyder, the director of the Cybersecurity Management Program at Bay Path College.

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WAMC News
6:10 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Food Pantries Strained By Federal Cuts

$36 worth of food, representing the $36 per month cut food stamp recipients received beginning in early November.
Credit Karen DeWitt

With winter officially approaching, New York’s food pantries and soup kitchens are feeling the strain of feeding the hungry, especially after two key benefit cuts from the federal government.

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Arts & Culture
3:50 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Audrey Kupferberg: Silent Films Survival

The silent film era from the start of the 20th Century through the end of the 1920s was a rich time in American entertainment.  Rich, poor, immigrants new to our nation—they all sought out the new and wondrous moving shadows which looked so clearly like real life.  By the mid-teens, the Hollywood studio system and movie companies in Chicago, New York, and parts of New Jersey, as well as Florida and Maine, were churning out thousands of short films and feature-length entertainments for mass consumption.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Friday, December 20, 2013. 

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