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 19, 2012

3:58 PM
Air Traffic Control
Artist : Jets to Brazil
Album : Four Cornered Night
ReleaseYear : 2000
Label : Jade Tree Records

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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

Blair Horner: Mayor Bloomberg's Public Health Legacy

Next week New York City will have its first new Mayor in 12 years.  Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire Mayor, will leave office.  Bloomberg who was elected Mayor as the City was reeling from the September 11th terrorist attacks, dramatically changed both the politics and policies of New York.

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New York News
3:45 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

Garett Argianas' Afternoon Weather Forecast

Meterologist Garett Argianas delivers the afternoon forecast.

New York News
12:38 pm
Mon December 23, 2013

Gov. Cuomo Signs Food Bills

Credit Karen DeWitt

A broad coalition of farming, conservation and environmental organizations are applauding Governor Andrew Cuomo for approving legislation that will strengthen the state’s local-food economy and protect New York farms.

The coalition is excited that Cuomo has approved food-related bills, hailing them as "good for farmers and consumers."  Mark Dunlea is Executive Director of the Hunger Action Network of New York State.  "The one we've been working on the hardest had been to get the state to begin to collect data on how much local food they were actually purchasing."

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New England News
6:25 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Cybersecurity Expert Looks At Target Data Theft

Credit Don Hankins/Flickr

The security breach at Target that affected an estimated 40 million credit and debit card accounts has unnerved people as the holiday shopping season nears a peak.  What exactly happened is still unknown.  WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief  Paul Tuthill spoke with Larry Snyder, the director of the Cybersecurity Management Program at Bay Path College.

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WAMC News
6:10 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Food Pantries Strained By Federal Cuts

$36 worth of food, representing the $36 per month cut food stamp recipients received beginning in early November.
Credit Karen DeWitt

With winter officially approaching, New York’s food pantries and soup kitchens are feeling the strain of feeding the hungry, especially after two key benefit cuts from the federal government.

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Arts & Culture
3:50 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Audrey Kupferberg: Silent Films Survival

The silent film era from the start of the 20th Century through the end of the 1920s was a rich time in American entertainment.  Rich, poor, immigrants new to our nation—they all sought out the new and wondrous moving shadows which looked so clearly like real life.  By the mid-teens, the Hollywood studio system and movie companies in Chicago, New York, and parts of New Jersey, as well as Florida and Maine, were churning out thousands of short films and feature-length entertainments for mass consumption.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Friday, December 20, 2013. 

New York News
6:59 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Winter: Prime Time For Auto Crime

Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that the state will provide nearly $4 million in grant funding to 29 police departments, district attorneys’ offices and other agencies to combat motor vehicle theft and insurance fraud in New York State.  The Albany Police Department, Albany County and Westchester County district attorney's offices are getting just over $400,000 combined.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Major Drug Sweep In New York’s North Country

More than 60 people have been indicted in the largest narcotic and controlled-substance investigation and roundup in New York’s North Country.

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New York News
6:06 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Comptroller's Audit Finds Double Dipping at NYS Agencies

Credit Courtesy NYS OSC

A new audit by the New York State Comptroller finds that out of a sample of state workers at state agencies and authorities, more than a fifth were double dipping, being paid for two jobs while doing only one.

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