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 20, 2012

3:58 PM
Blood
Artist : Miy Chemical Romance
Album : The Black Parade
Composer : My Chemical Romance
ReleaseYear : 2006
Label : Reprise

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Weather
3:45 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Evening Forecast

Jason Caterina
Credit WNYT

Newschannel 13 meteorologist Jason Caterina shares the evening weather forecast for Wednesday, November 6, 2013. 

Hudson Valley News
6:43 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

EPA Delivers Update On Hudson River PCB Cleanup Project

Credit ..:::WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas:::..

The Hudson River PCB cleanup project is nearly 75 percent complete as the fourth season of dredging comes to a close. An Environmental Protection Agency regional administrator delivered a progress report while an environmental group is calling on General Electric to clean up additional PCBs. 

EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck says the 2013 dredging season comes to a close in a few days, putting the entire project about a year ahead of schedule.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

Stephen Gottlieb: Casinos And The Board Of Elections

 When this is aired, I will be in Washington, D. C., where my students and I went to the U.S. Supreme Court to hear cases argued that we have been studying. Since it is also election day, I had to fill out an absentee ballot. On the ballot, the casino proposition leads the group of ballot propositions. Governor Cuomo had “submitted a concurrent resolution to the State Legislature to amend article I, § 9 of the State Constitution to allow for ‘casino gambling regulated by the state.’”(1)  
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Weather
3:45 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Evening Forecast

Jason Caterina
Credit WNYT

Newschannel 13 meteorologist Jason Caterina delivers the evening weather forecast for Tuesday, November 5, 2013. 

WAMC News
3:35 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

Sox Parade Caps Whirlwind Year in Boston

Dustin Pedroia

The Boston Red Sox celebrated their turnaround World Series title with a massive parade and celebration on Saturday. WAMC’s David Guistina sent this “audio postcard.”

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Education
3:26 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

Report: Educators Must Target Kids' First Eight Years

Credit © 2013 The Annie E. Casey Foundation

A new report released Monday says investing in the first eight years of a child's life pays big dividends, and that’s especially true for New York kids 8 and younger who come from low-income families.

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New York News
6:06 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Six Amendments On Tuesday's Ballot In New York

There are six amendments on Tuesday’s ballot, ranging from whether New York should allow seven resort-style gambling casinos, to whether judges should be allowed to serve on the bench until the age of 80.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:52 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Blair Horner: A Voters’ Guide To The NY Ballot Questions

This Election Day voters will have an opportunity to amend the New York State constitution.  When you get to the polling place, in addition to voting for candidates, you will have the opportunity to vote on six proposed changes to the state constitution.  If you want to get the text of the actual amendments, you can access the language by going to the state Board of Elections website at www.elections.ny.gov.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Meteorologist Jason Caterina's Evening Forecast

Jason Caterina
Credit WNYT

Newschannel 13 meteorologist Jason Caterina shares the chilly details of the evening weather forecast for Monday, November 4, 2013. 

New England News
6:48 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

A Library With No Printed Books May Be In Springfield's Near Future

The Liberty Street Library, which was closed earlier this year, may become an all-digital library
Credit WAMC

Officials in Springfield, Massachusetts are looking to create an entirely digital public library

   The director of the Springfield City Library is pursuing funding to use a recently closed branch library as a place where people could sit at computer terminals to access the internet and take out hand-held electronic reading devices on-loan loaded with downloaded books--but visitors would not find any paper copies of books. 

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