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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Playlist

September 14, 2012

3:46 PM
Asia Minot
Artist : Tom Harrell
Album : Live at the Village Vanguard
Composer : Harrell
Label : Bluebird/ RCA Victor
3:47 PM
Swamp Thing
Artist : Railbird
Album : No One
Composer : Sarah Pedinotti
Label : Superfrog
3:50 PM
Rosemary’s Home
Artist : Amy Collins
Album : The Hour of the Wolf
Label :
3:52 PM
Ghostyard
Artist : Folding Sky
Album : Folding Sky
Composer : Emanation
Label : Self-Released
3:54 PM
Owl’s Head Mountain Stream
Artist : Doug Irving & Friends
Album : An Adirondack Suite
Composer : Irving
Label : Adirondack Records
3:54 PM
AuSable River Run
Artist : Doug Irving & Friends
Album : An Adirondack Suite
Composer : Irving
TrackNumber : 2
Label : Adirondack Records
3:58 PM
The Bad Touch
Artist : Blood Hound Gang
Album : Hooray for Boobies
Composer : Jimmy Pop
ReleaseYear : 1999
Label : Interscope

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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.

North Country News
6:30 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Gillibrand Discusses Family Leave Act At Child Care Center

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand with Emma Paisley Turner at the Child Care Coordinating Council of the North Country
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

New York U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was in Plattsburgh this morning to continue to push her federal legislation to create a national paid family and medical leave insurance program.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Stephen Gottlieb: Environmental Degradation As Murder

I don’t think of myself as a motivational speaker. I try to explain, and hope my commentaries provide helpful explanations. But this time, I want to challenge and motivate everyone to take strong action on the environmental catastrophe facing us.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Tuesday, February 18, 2014.

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