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 13, 2012

3:58 PM
Let It Grow
Artist : Eric Clapton
Album : 461 Ocean Boulevard
Composer : Clapton
ReleaseYear : 1974
Label : RSO

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

Burlington Councillors Hold Last Hearing on Proposed Gun Control Measures

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

A large crowd was at City Hall Monday night for the last public hearing on three gun-control provisions proposed by the Burlington City Council. 

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New England News
6:15 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

Communities Petition Gaming Commission For Casino Mitigation

Credit Massgaming.com

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission heard today from three western Massachusetts municipalities that want to be designated as surrounding communities to a casino development. A surrounding community is entitled to negotiate with a casino operator for compensation for traffic and other impacts.

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Commentary & Opinion
4:45 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

Stephen Gottlieb: The Chemical Contamination in West Virginia

Before moving to Albany thirty-five years ago, we lived in Morgantown, West Virginia – a university town and a mining town. We knew people in both worlds. Our daughter was only seven, but after we moved she got letters from a little friend there who was the son of a miner. Miners lived all around.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Tue January 28, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas shares the evening weather forecast for Tuesday, January 28, 2014. 

New England News
6:17 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Review Begins Of Massachusetts Child Wefare Agency

Credit Dwight Sipler

An independent review of the Massachusetts child welfare agency is under way.  Governor Deval Patrick spoke publicly today about the investigation.

Governor Patrick held a news conference at the Statehouse shortly after meeting with officials from the Child Welfare League of America, whom the governor has given broad authority to look into the policies and practices of the Department of Children and Families.

"We need actionable recommendations. The point is not more paperwork, but more social work."

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New York News
6:06 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

New York Mayors Testify In Albany

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan testifies in Albany.
Credit Patricia Fahy's Twitter feed

Mayors from around New York testified before the state legislative fiscal committees on Monday. In what’s traditionally known as Tin Cup day, many asked for more money, while others asked for authorization to collect more money from their citizens.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Blair Horner: New York Needs To Bolster Its Voting System

During the 2012 election, far too many Americans voters had to stand in long lines for hours in order to cast their ballot.  Voters who were stuck waiting were all too frequently lower-income and non-white.  The President promised to act, in order to ensure that such a disgraceful situation would never happen again.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Monday, January 27, 2014.

New York News
6:30 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Environmental Advocates Warn Of Increased Use And Transport Of Tar Sands Oil

Tar sands fields, Alberta, Canada
Credit Howlmontreal/Creative Commons-Flickr

Two environmental groups in the region are helping to distribute a report warning that gasoline processed from tar sands will soon be commonplace, undercutting the region’s efforts to reduce carbon pollution.

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New York News
6:20 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

U.S. EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck Talks Climate Change In Saratoga Springs

The Regional Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, made stops in the Capital Region Friday to discuss climate change.

EPA Region 2 Administrator Judith Enck visited Saratoga Springs, to speak at a conference of the Northeast Organic Farmers Association. The topic of her discussion focused on the reality of climate change.

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