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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New England News
6:16 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Massachusetts Sheriff Honored At White House

Hampden County Sheriff Michael Ashe ( at left) seen here congratulating Springfield Police Commissioner William Fitchet on his recent retirement was honored at the White House for pioneering programs to help former inmates re-enter society
Credit WAMC

The longest serving sheriff in Massachusetts was honored at the White House today for his pioneering work helping local jail inmates re-enter society.

Hampden County Sheriff Michael Ashe was honored as one of 16 so-called “Champions of Change.” The program was created by the White House  as an opportunity to highlight individuals who do extraordinary things to empower and inspire people in their communities.  Ashe was introduced along with the other honorees by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:52 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Blair Horner: The 2014 Legislative Wrap Up

Now that the 2014 legislative session is finished, the question is what got done?  During this session, high profile bills got passed – such as a new law allowing, in select circumstances, the medicinal use of marijuana.  Over the past four years, the budget was completed in time for the beginning of the new fiscal year, a streak unheard of in modern New York State history.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Evening Forecast

Jason Caterina
Credit WNYT

Newschannel 13 meteorologist Jason Caterina delivers the evening weather forecast for Monday, June 30, 2014.

New York News
6:30 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Congressional Panel Conducts First Review Of Sanders-McCain Veterans Bill

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Independent Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and Arizona Republican Senator John McCain introduced a bipartisan bill June 5th intended to improve veterans’ access to health care and address problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs. This week, the Senate and House Veterans Conference Committee met to discuss the new proposal.

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New York News
4:57 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Glens Falls Seeks Sale Of Civic Center

Credit Courtesy CityofGlensFalls.com

Officials in Glens Falls have announced plans to sell the longtime city-owned arena.

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Arts & Culture
3:50 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Herbert Wolff Reviews "Kiss Me Kate"

Recently, Barrington Stage Company in Pittsfield, Massachusetts – under the artistic direction of Julianne Boyd – has opened its summer season with a vigorous, winning Broadway-style musical.  Memorable recent productions have been Guys and Dolls in 2011…Fiddler on the Roof in 2012…On the Town in 2013.   This flair and quality continues with its current season-opener: the ever-popular Kiss Me Kate, with music and lyrics by Cole Porter.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Friday, June 27, 2014.

New England News
3:41 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

New TV Studios For Springfield Public Access Programmers

Public access television—famously skewered on Saturday Night Live and elsewhere—is no joke in one western Massachusetts community.

When the newly formed Focus Springfield Community Television officially unveiled a brand new $1 million state-of-the-art programming facility on the ground floor of one of the city’s most historic buildings, dozens of local dignitaries took part in the grand opening.

The region’s Congressman and the city’s mayor helped cut the ceremonial ribbon to open the 7,000- square foot center from which three public access channels originate.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

New Hampshire Governor Leads Trade Trip To Turkey

Governor Maggie Hassan
Credit New Hampshire Governor's office

New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan is leading a trade mission to Turkey in hopes of spurring trade with the Granite State. She discussed the trip on a conference call this week.

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New York News
6:06 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Sen. Klein: IDC Will Maintain Its Independence

New York State Senate Independent Conference Leader Jeff Klein says even though his group now plans to realign with the Democrats in the Senate, he won’t rule out working with Republicans in the future.

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