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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WAMC News
4:00 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Rep. Esty On Obama Address, Farm Bill "No" Vote

Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, a Democrat from Connecticut, is weighing in on the president’s State of the Union address and the Farm Bill passed today.

New York News
3:51 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Congressmen React to SOTU

Credit wikipedia

President Barack Obama’s 2014 State of the Union address last night included several initiatives for the year.

President Obama: "Tonight, this chamber speaks with one voice to the people we represent: it is you, our citizens, who make the state of our union strong."  

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New York News
3:50 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Economist Predicts Positive Economic Outlook For Warren County

Business leaders gathered in Glens Falls Wednesday morning to hear an economic outlook for 2014 that looks promising for Warren County.

At the Queensbury hotel, business owners and representatives gathered for the Economic Development Corporation of Warren County’s 2014 Economic Outlook breakfast.

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Sports
3:50 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Keith Strudler: Union For College Athletes?

It is Super Bowl Week, only four days before an excuse to eat nachos with four kinds of cheese and sandwiches on colored bread. Super Bowl week is like a giant vacuum. It pretty much sucks up all the attention for the greater part of everyone’s waking hours. If it doesn’t have Super Bowl tie, it’s not likely to get much press this week.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening forecast for Wednesday, January 29, 2014. 

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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