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 18, 2012

3:58 PM
El Nino
Artist : Jethro Tull
Album : J-Tull Dot Com
Composer : Ian Anderson
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : Mosley Music Group, Interscope

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Christie Speech Lockout Sparks Commentary

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie
Credit New Jersey Governor's Office

New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie was in Burlington Wednesday night as the keynote at a Vermont Republican Party fundraiser. The event and access to Christie were closed to the media. The move sparked criticism from local television and newspapers and a commentary from a former Washington, D.C. reporter. 

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New York News
6:26 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Environmental Groups Weigh-In On NY DEC Draft Invasive Species Regulations

The Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive beetle
Credit NYS DEC

Environmental groups are weighing in on proposed regulations by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to halt the spread of invasive species. 

The New York State Department of Conservation is currently accepting comments on proposed regulations that identify specific invasive species of plants, algae, animals, insects, and fungi and supply language on how those species should be handled to halt or limit their spread, which cause harm to native species in New York and beyond.

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New York News
6:24 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Albany County Bans Styrofoam Containers

Local politicians and environmental advocates stand behind Albany County Executive Dan McCoy at Bethlehem Town Hall.
Credit WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

The effort to go green in one upstate New York county got a big boost today as groundbreaking legislation that will change the way many fast food chains distribute their products was signed.

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New York News
6:07 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

"Coasters For Hope" Program Launches In Capital Region

Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

Local officials gathered with advocates for families of missing children to mark the launch of a new program to help find Capital Region missing persons.

At the DeCrescente Distributing Company in Mechanicville, Capital District Republican Assemblyman James Tedisco, Saratoga County District Attorney James Murphy, and others announced “Coasters for Hope,” a new pilot program to help find missing persons in the Capital Region.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Thursday,  December 12, 2013. 

Hudson Valley News
9:56 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

HV Officials Comment On Tax Relief Recommendations

Credit Donkey Hotey/Flickr

Some officials in the Hudson Valley are weighing in on the recommendations released this week by the New York State Tax Relief Commission appointed earlier this year by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Vermont To Implement New Maple Grading System And Labels In January

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Consumers will soon be unable to purchase “Vermont Fancy” maple syrup. That’s because the state is adopting a new grading and labeling system that officials say better describes the product.

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New York News
6:07 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Dividing Lines Forming Over Cuomo's Tax Commission Plan

Credit Calita Kabir/Flickr

Divisions are forming in the upcoming debate over tax cuts that’s likely to dominate the new legislative session. 

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New York News
6:00 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Pro-Casino Coalition Launches In Saratoga Springs

Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

A new pro-casino coalition of community members and business owners is entering the discussion surrounding casino development in Saratoga Springs.

The group Destination Saratoga announced at a press conference that it is seeking to convince area residents that before developers submit their proposals for full-size casinos in New York, that Saratoga Springs, already home to gambling, is an ideal location.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

Strudler: Weather And Transportation Showing Blitz On Super Bowl

Credit Wikipedia

Today sports commentator Keith Strudler discusses problems fans might face heading to this year’s Super Bowl in New Jersey.

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