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 20, 2012

3:58 PM
Blood
Artist : Miy Chemical Romance
Album : The Black Parade
Composer : My Chemical Romance
ReleaseYear : 2006
Label : Reprise

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

State Leaders Initiate Investigations Into Child Abuse Death

Credit TraumaAndDisassociation/Flickr

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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Sports
3:50 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Keith Strudler: Language, Culture And The NFL

WAMC sports commentator Keith Strudler discusses the National Football League's newest penalty. 

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Weather
3:45 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening forecast for Wednesday, February 26, 2014.

New York News
3:34 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Democratic Candidates Launch Campaigns For State Senate In New York's 49th District

Two candidates vying for the Democratic spot in the race for New York’s sprawling 49th Senate District are kicking their campaigns into gear.

New York’s 49th Senate District, stretching from Schenectady and Saratoga Counties up through Fulton, Herkimer, and Hamilton, has long been held by Republican Hugh Farley. Come November, two Democratic candidates are hoping to take his place.

Candidate Madelyn Thorne ran against Farley in 2012. Two years on, Thorne said she’s continued to travel the region, and believes her support in the Republican controlled district is growing.

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Capital Region News
6:08 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

City Of Albany Swears In New Fire Chief

Albany Fire Chief Warren Abriel Jr.
Credit WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

There’s another new face in Albany city government:  at City Hall today Mayor Kathy Sheehan swore in a new Albany Fire Chief.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Stephen Gottlieb: Prisoners And The Price Of Anger

People are angrily attacking Gov. Cuomo’s proposal to provide a college education for some prisoners in order to put them on a path toward more constructive, and law abiding, lives.

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Weather
3:40 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

 Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Tuesday, February 25, 2014. 

Capital Region News
6:31 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Albany Democrats Back Incumbents

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Capital Region voters going to the polls this November will find many familiar names on the ballot.

All of the Albany County Democratic party's sitting state and federal lawmakers have been backed for reelection this fall. The Albany County Democratic Committee’s candidate review panel has unanimously recommended endorsing all incumbents.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Blair Horner: The Governor's Historic Opportunity

Lawmakers return to the Capitol this week to tackle the big issue of the session: approving a state budget.  As part of that $140 billion plus decision, lawmakers will be forced to also debate a key issue: reforming the state’s campaign finance and ethics laws.

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