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 York News
4:41 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

Telephone Town Hall On Economic Development

Credit WAMC Composite Photo by Dave Lucas

A Congressman and an economic development chief talked jobs, listened to ideas and exchanged information with New Yorkers on a conference call this afternoon.

Capital District Democratic Congressman Paul Tonko and President, CEO & Commissioner of Empire State Development Kenneth Adams hosted the hour-long "telephone town hall" with citizens, fielding questions and chatting about highlight federal and state efforts at economic development and job creation.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:42 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

Andrew Coates: The Urgency For Health Reform Returns

This week NY State of Health, also named "The Official Health Plan Marketplace," put out a press release to celebrate a milestone.

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Weather
3:37 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Friday, February 28, 2014. 

North Country News
6:30 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

IBM Lays Off Workers At Essex Junction Plant

Credit Chris Dag, flickr

Pink slips were distributed at IBM facilities across the globe today, and workers at the Essex Junction plant in Vermont were among those losing their jobs.

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New York News
6:06 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Cuomo Starts New Push For Tax Freeze Proposal

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is starting a new push for his property tax freeze plan, while counties in the state say they have a better idea, which they say could result in lower property taxes in New York for even longer.

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Capital Region News
4:46 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

RensCo Chamber First Tenant At Proctor's Troy

NY Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy at the podium, Proctor's, Troy, February 27, 2014
Credit WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

A Troy landmark has a new lease on life and a new tenant.

Proctor's was built in the early 20th century for vaudeville performances by Capital District entrepreneur Frederick F. Proctor, who built another theater with his name in nearby Schenectady. The theater flourished for decades, but closed in 1977. The city of Troy acquired the property through foreclosure a year later.

In the early 2000s, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute acquired the building, hoping to use it partially for office space while keeping the theater.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Herbert London: Global Citizenship

When President Obama visited Berlin a couple of years ago he raised the prospect of an idea that circulated throughout the twentieth century: world citizenship. Eminentos such as H.G. Wells and Bertrand Russell contended that unless humanity embraced this nation, it is doomed.

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Weather
3:43 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Thursday, February 27, 2014. 

North Country News
6:30 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

State Leaders Initiate Investigations Into Child Abuse Death

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The death of a 2-year-old child has prompted Vermont officials to begin internal and external  investigations into the state Department of Children and families and how the state responds to child abuse matters.

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New England News
6:25 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Second Change Of Venue Sought In Berkshire Triple Slaying Case

Adam Lee Hall who was convicted by a jury in Springfield, MA for the murders of three men in Berkshire County in August 2011
Credit photos.masslive.com

The second of three defendants in a gruesome Berkshire County triple slaying is scheduled to stand trial in April, but where the trial will take place is yet to be determined.

The triple-murder trial of David Chalue was scheduled for April 22nd but the location remains to be determined after Chalue’s lawyer argued a motion to move the trial out of Springfield. The sensational case has already had one change of venue – it was moved from Berkshire County to Hampden County because of publicity.

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