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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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Stephen Gottlieb: Putting People To work In Cities And Towns

Nationally, Republicans are still fighting unemployment relief and virtually every piece of a public safety net. Their solution to every problem is to blame the victim. Out of work? Must be because people didn't look, or just like poverty. Never mind people spending their days looking for work. It must be their fault, because the only victims worth caring about, of what we politely call the business cycle, are businessmen. Everything would be fine if people would work for pennies a day like much of the world, so the companies they work for could pocket the difference while workers forego food, clothing, shelter and health.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas shares details of the latest winter storm to make its presence felt in our region. 

Capital Region News
4:26 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

MLK Day: "Beloved Community March" More Meaningful Today

Credit WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas

The traditional City of Albany “Beloved Community March” from the Empire State Plaza Concourse to the King Monument was led by a new mayor and her administration today.

New Yorkers converged on Albany for Monday morning's annual official observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and legacy.  It included a march along city streets to nearby Lincoln Park and the statue of King.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Get ready for Polar Vortex, Part II.  Meteorologist Garett Argianas shares the chilly details. 

Commentary & Opinion
3:45 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

Blair Horner: The Budget Battle Begins

The New York State budget fight begins this week with the governor offering his budget plan.  The governor’s budget will be massive – probably $135 billion of spending.  Over 95 percent of it will become law without much fuss.

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New York News
10:45 am
Mon January 20, 2014

Rare Recording Of MLK Speech Found

Martin Luther King.
Credit NYS Archives

The New York State Museum in Albany is celebrating an important find on this Martin Luther King Day — a recording of a 1962 speech by the civil rights leader that hadn’t been heard since it was delivered in New York City. The museum received a reel-to-reel tape of the speech celebrating the 100 anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation in the late 1970’s, but didn’t hear it until this past November. Museum director Mark Schaming says it’s a landmark moment for the museum.

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New York News
6:20 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Proctors Donates Ticket Proceeds To Help Veterans

Bob Nevins from Saratoga WarHorse meets with the cast of War Horse
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

A Saratoga County organization that uses horses to assist veterans suffering from psychological wounds has received a donation from Proctor’s Theatre from ticket proceeds.

Saratoga WarHorse, a Wilton-based nonprofit received, an $8,900 donation from Proctor’s.

The money is a portion of the ticket sales to the play War Horse, which premiered on the Schenectady stage January 15th.

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New England News
6:10 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Long-term Unemployed Face Challenge As Economy Improves

Credit WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

A federal program to provide jobless benefits to the long-term unemployed has expired, and efforts to renew it are deadlocked in the Senate.  But a shift in federal policy as a result of the bipartisan budget approved this week could be good news for job-seekers this year

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Arts & Culture
3:50 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Audrey Kupferberg: Philomena

One film that is drawing attention at award nomination ceremonies is PHILOMENA, the story of a real-life Irish-Catholic woman named Philomena Lee.  The film relates the story a teenager in the 1950s, who met a young man one evening at a fair and wound up having a one-night sexual encounter with him—her first time having sex.  She never saw him again.

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Weather
3:41 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

We take a look at weather conditions for the weekend ahead in Garett Argianas' evening forecast for Friday, January 17, 2014. 

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