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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Hudson Valley News
7:15 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

NYS DEC And Global Companies Host Oil Spill Drill In The Mid-Hudson

Credit WAMC/Allison Dunne

Local, state and federal officials held an oil spill exercise along the Hudson River in Orange County today, prompted by the increase in oil transport along New York’s rail lines and waterways prompted the drill.

The fictional drill involved a midnight spill of 50,000 gallons of heating oil from Global Companies’ five-million gallon storage tank in New Windsor into the Hudson River.

In the scenario, the spill derailed a CSX train.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:59 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

Stephen Gottlieb: Supreme Poison: Adultery And States’ Rights

A week ago my students and I went to the U.S. Supreme Court and saw the argument in Bond v. United States.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Very cold weather blankets a good portion of the WAMC listening area. How low will it go?  We find out from meteorologist Garett Argianas.

New England News
3:45 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

Divided Town Awaits Casino Vote Recount

An artist's rendering of Mohegan Sun's proposed casino in Palmer Massachusetts. Voters rejected the project on November 5th 2657-2564. A recount is expected
Credit Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority

The town clerk in Palmer, Massachusetts is expected to announce this week the date for a recount of the votes cast in the November 5th referendum on Mohegan Sun’s $1 billion casino proposal.  The Connecticut-based casino operator late last week filed the necessary paperwork to obtain a recount of the referendum it lost by fewer than 100 votes.

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WAMC News
3:39 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

Papal Survey Tackles Contemporary Issues

Credit Zennie Abraham, flickr

The head of the Roman Catholic Church has called for the faithful to be surveyed on issues facing modern families… 

In an unprecedented move to examine parishioners’ beliefs, Pope Francis is calling on bishops to measure what Catholics think about matters facing modern families, including many issues that go against the norm of the church. 

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New York News
6:06 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

Nearing Start Of 2014 Campaign Season, Cuomo Yet To Have An Announced Opponent

Credit Office of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

Now that this year’s elections are over, the political world is gearing up for the 2014 contests.  New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to seek another term, and so far no one has officially said that they will run against him. 

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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

Blair Horner: Lessons From New York's Casino Vote

Election Day was a big one for the governor and other supporters of adding casinos in New York State.  The proposition, which passed with 57% of the vote, will mean New York will add up to seven casinos in a state that already has nine racetracks with video-lottery terminals and five casinos located on Native America reservations.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas returns to deliver the evening weather forecast for Monday, November 11, 2013. 

New England News
6:18 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

PVTA Seeks State Funding To Build New Bus Repair Facility

PVTA buses in downtown Springfield, MA
Credit WAMC

State legislators in Massachusetts are working to write a transportation bond bill. Funding is being sought for a couple of major transportation projects in Springfield.

   The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority hopes to get state money to build a new maintenance and operations facility to replace a 100 –year- old former trolley barn that the administrator of the authority says is obsolete and too small to repair modern buses.  Also an urgent need is seen to begin work to replace the aging elevated section of Interstate 91 in downtown Springfield.  

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New York News
6:07 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

Despite Projected Budget Gap, Cuomo Seeking Tax Cuts

Now that elections are over, deadlines for the state budget are rapidly approaching. New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli has released a largely positive budget outlook for the New Year, though he warns of some uncertainties.

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