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
6:20 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Adirondack Lawmakers Offer Views On Education Budget

Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

At a public meeting hosted by EDC Warren County at Crandall Library in Glens Falls, State Senator Betty Little and Assemblyman Dan Stec, both Republicans, answered questions and offered their thoughts on what is included — and what is not included — in Governor Cuomo’s budget proposal, and other matters facing lawmakers this year.

While the discussion covered topics ranging from infrastructure to the SAFE Act, the majority of the conversation focused on education.

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Capital Region News
6:17 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Obamacare: "Countdown To Coverage"

Troy Mayor Lou Rosamilia, Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy, Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan
Credit WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

Stressing that there's only about five weeks until the deadline to enroll for health insurance coverage through the New York State of Health marketplace, the Democratic mayors of Albany, Schenectady and Troy joined community advocates this week at Citizen Action of New York's Albany storefront headquarters to encourage sign-ups.

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

Audrey Kupferberg: Shirley Temple

Shirley Temple died recently at the age of 85.  Her film career began when she was about 4 years of age, and she starred in motion pictures with phenomenal success through the age of 21.  During the mid-late 1930s, her box office power outdid the power of such stars as Clark Gable and Joan Crawford.  At that time, when much of the population of the United States was struggling through the Great Depression, little Shirley Temple was dancing, singing, and genuinely charming her way into the hearts of a nation.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Sanders Discusses Education With Vermont Statehouse Education Committees

Senator Bernie Sanders

The Vermont House and Senate education committees heard an overview of federal education policy from Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders at the Statehouse Wednesday afternoon.

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New York News
6:10 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Schumer Pushing For Brownfield Cleanup Funding For Glens Falls

Sen. Schumer in Glens Falls

New York U.S. Senator Charles Schumer was in Glens Falls today to call for Environmental Protection Agency funding to cleanup brownfield sites throughout the city.

Senator Schumer gathered with Glens Falls mayor Jack Diamond and other local officials at the Former Aroxy Dry Cleaners. The brownfield site on Warren Street is one of six high-priority locations within the city that officials are focused on redeveloping.

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WAMC News
3:45 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Thursday, Feb. 20.

North Country News
6:30 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Vermont Congressional Delegation Calls For Propane Export Halt

Credit thisisbossi/Flickr

Vermont’s Congressional delegation is asking federal authorities to temporarily halt exports of propane. But fuel association officials say there are other factors shortening supplies and raising the fuel’s prices.

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New England News
6:16 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

New Mayor Says Chicopee Will Overcome Challenges

Chicopee Mayor Richard Kos delivered a State of the City address at the annual meeting of the Greater Chicopee Chamber of Commerce at the MassMutual Conference Center
Credit WAMC

Just 44 days into his term, the new mayor of Chicopee, Massachusetts offered a somber assessment today in a State of the City address delivered to a business group.

   Mayor Richard Kos said he would pursue an agenda to improve education and to create jobs, but warned Chicopee is facing challenges including a threat to future economic development because of skyrocketing expenses on a major public construction project.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Keith Strudler: Sports Mount Rushmore

So for the record, there are no actual Mount Rushmores for sports. There’s no baseball Rushmore, with Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron chiseled into some rock ledge. And there’s no mountain with Johnny Unitas next to Jim Brown. So any discussion of the Mount Rushmore of any sport is purely hypothetical, as are many sports debates.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Wednesday, February 19, 2014.

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