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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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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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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3:45 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Evening Forecast

Jason Caterina
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Newschannel 13 meteorologist Jason Caterin gives us a look at weather conditions for the weekend ahead.

Hudson Valley News
10:48 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Rockland County Executive-Elect Wants Pay Cuts For Elected County Officials

Credit Courtesy of Rockland County Legislature

The Rockland County executive-elect is already trying to deliver on one of his campaign promises -- cutting the salaries of elected county officials.

Republican Rockland County Legislator and County Executive-Elect Ed Day wants to get to work right away on some of him campaign issues.

And here’s one he began the day after he won Tuesday’s race.

He has to address such cuts differently, depending on the position.

He also wants to cut the salaries of those in high-level county government positions, such as commissioners.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Essex County Board of Supervisors Face Changes Post Elections

Essex County NY Government Center
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Election results for the Essex County New York Board of Supervisors indicate that the new board in January will lean heavily Republican and may lose all of its female members.

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