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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Capital Region News
6:36 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

NY Assemblyman Calls For Change To Albany County Government

Phil Steck and Dan McCoy share a handshake.
Credit Phil Steck For Assembly

Assemblyman Phil Steck thinks Albany County Government needs to downsize - the Colonie Democrat wants to start cutting at the top.   

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New England News
6:30 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Protesters Interrupt Proceedings At Vermont Statehouse

Demonstrators at Vermont Statehouse January 8, 2015
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The Vermont Workers Center is coordinating Vermont’s ‘Health Care is A Human Right Campaign’. The group organized a protest at the statehouse in Montpelier Thursday that repeatedly interrupted inaugural ceremonies and speeches.

Single payer advocates first gathered at the entrance to the House chamber, chanting as legislators gathered for a joint session to hear Governor Peter Shumlin’s inaugural address.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:52 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Michael Meeropol: The 2016 Presidential Campaign Doesn’t Have To Descend To Competing Sound Bites

Sometime soon, Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush will declare whether or not they are running for President, as will a host of others. The campaigns will probably be dominated by personalities, opposition research, an endless series of debates, one gaffe or another, one catchy slogan or another and virtually nothing of useful substance.

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Weather
3:46 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Friday, January 9, 2015.

New York News
3:30 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Historic Hotels Move Toward New Futures

The Adelphi in downtown Saratoga Springs
Credit wikimedia commons

Two historic hotels in the region are moving a step closer to finding new life in their communities. WAMC’s Southern Adirondack Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports on the latest developments in Saratoga Springs and Cambridge.

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Hudson Valley News
6:37 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

CIA Forms Partnership For 3D Printed Food

Chef Vaccaro, working on a white beetle mold that combines traditional techniques with the new technology.
Credit Courtesy of The Culinary Institute of America

The International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas wraps up tomorrow. Officials from Hyde Park’s Culinary Institute of America were on hand to showcase the possibilities in 3D printed food. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with a CIA dean who was there to unveil the next big thing to hit the professional kitchen.

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New York News
6:10 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

2015 Session To Focus On Rent Laws, Teacher Performance

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The legislative session is off to a subdued start, with the governor’s State of the State message delayed for two weeks. Nevertheless, fault lines are already forming over some key issues, including rent regulations and how to measure teacher performance.

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New England News
6:09 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

The Baker Era Begins In Massachusetts

Declaring it was time to write the next chapter in the history of the Commonwealth, Charlie Baker today became the 72nd governor of Massachusetts. The state also has a new lieutenant governor, an office that had been vacant for the last 19 months.

Baker put his hand on the family bible held by his wife Lauren, with their three children at his side, as State Senate President Stan Rosenberg administered the oath of office. It capped a political comeback for Baker and the return of a Republican to the state’s top elected office.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:52 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Karen Hitchcock: The Legacy Of Governor Mario M. Cuomo

Today’s Commentary, of course, begins with deepest condolences to Mrs. Cuomo and the entire Cuomo family.  Our hearts go out to them at this most difficult time, a time when we all mourn the loss of a very special man, Governor Mario Cuomo.   

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Weather
3:46 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Thursday, January 8, 2015.

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