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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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Blair Horner: Albany's Historic Opportunity For Reform

By December 1st, Governor Cuomo’s Moreland Act Commission to Investigate Public Corruption is supposed to release its interim report.  The 25 member Commission was appointed earlier this year by the governor to examine New York State’s laws regulating public officials’ ethics as well as its campaign financing system.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Monday, November 25, 2013. 

New England News
6:30 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Report Spells Out Importance of Passing Farm Bill

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The White House Rural Council has released a report that outlines the need for Congressional passage of the Farm Bill.

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New England News
6:12 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

John F. Kennedy Remembered At Eternal Flame Ceremony

The eternal flame memorial to John F. Kennedy in Forest Park Springfield, MA
Credit WAMC

The life of the 35th President of the United States was remembered in Springfield, Massachusetts this afternoon.  Hundreds of people turned out for a commemoration at the only eternal flame dedicated to John F. Kennedy other than at his gravesite.

It was a solemn tribute on a cloudy damp day in Springfield’s Forest Park, where the eternal flame memorial to John F. Kennedy was established just one year after his assassination.  There was a moment of silence. Three red roses were placed at the base of the memorial stone. A wreath was placed at the foot of the eternal flame.

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New York News
6:12 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Cuomo Appears To Distance Himself From Common Core

Gov. Cuomo

Is New York Governor Cuomo backing away from his support for the new Common Core curriculum in schools?  In recent days, Cuomo seems to have cooled from his initial endorsement of the rapid transition to the adoption of the national education standards.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Richard Iannuzzi: In The Grip Of Poverty, Inequality

In his new book, So Rich, So Poor, former Clinton and Kennedy policy advisor Peter Edelman writes that poverty and inequality stem from the same root causes.  They cannot be separated – certainly not in America today.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas prognosticates the weekend weather outlook.

New York News
3:27 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Union Vows To Continue Fighting GE Decision To Close Fort Edward Plant

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General Electric has announced that it will shutter its Fort Edward plant, but the union representing employees says it will fight its members’ jobs. 

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Weather
12:25 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Midday Forecast

Paul Caiano
Credit WNYT

With an eye on the weekend, Newschannel 13 meteorologist Paul Caiano shares the Midday Weather Summary for Friday, November 22, 2013.

New York News
7:15 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Governor Cuomo Makes Adirondack Economic Development Announcements

Governor Andrew Cuomo makes economic development announcement in Lake Placid
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was in Lake Placid this afternoon to announce state funding for three initiatives in the North Country.

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