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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Playlist

September 17, 2012

3:58 PM
Sucker Punch
Artist : OneRepublic
Album : Waking Up
Composer : Tedder, Zach Filkins, Myers
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : Mosley Music Group, Interscope

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Weather
3:45 pm
Thu September 19, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Thursday, September 19, 2013. 

Hudson Valley News
11:05 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Hudson Valley Housing Report Shows New Trend

Credit WAMC/Allison Dunne

A Hudson Valley nonprofit organization has released a report on housing in the region. The findings point to a major change when it comes to home ownership. The report points to a revision of the American Dream.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Adirondack Land Swap on Statewide Ballot This Fall

Hardwood Hill, Adirondacks
Credit Carl Heilman II

A question will appear on the statewide ballot this fall asking New York voters to approve a land swap in the Adirondacks.

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New England News
6:06 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

UMass Trustees Approve Five-year Capital Plan

Credit WAMC

The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees meeting Wednesday on the flagship Amherst campus approved an ambitious building plan for the five campus system.  But it comes at time when more and more students are taking classes on a computer, not in a classroom.  

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Commentary & Opinion
4:06 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Keith Strudler: NCAA Investigation At Oklahoma State

Sex, drugs, and cheating. Sounds a lot like a Tom Wolfe novel, right? Only this story isn’t fiction. This is a story about Oklahoma State football in the decade staring in the late 1990’s, where the marginal football program evolved into a national power that finished consistently in the nation’s top ten. The story is pure non-fiction, in fact, at least as reported by Sports Illustrated over the past several days, after a year of in-depth reporting and interviews with dozens of formers players and coaches and program associates, of which there seem to be way too many. Oklahoma State has already done its best to debunk SI’s reporting as myth, which will be about a simple as disproving the moon landing. Even if reporters overstepped here and there, the narrative is fairly indestructible.

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Weather
3:43 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

The northeast has enjoyed another beautiful late summer day.  Meteorologist Garett Argianas tells us what we can expect tomorrow and Friday. 

Hudson Valley News
10:23 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Reports Analyze Subsidies Under The Affordable Care Act

Credit 401(K) 2013/Creative Commons

A national, nonprofit consumer health organization is calling October 1 a milestone, when more than 2.4 million New Yorkers may enroll in health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Two congressional representatives say many are probably unaware of the financial help available.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

ACLU Calls on VT Legislature to Limit Electronic Surveillance

Credit ACLU of Vermont

The American Civil Liberties Union of Vermont says electronic surveillance techniques are increasingly accessible to state and local law enforcement agencies and private businesses.  The group has issued a report detailing the types of surveillance most commonly seen in Vermont and is calling on the state legislature to control how it’s used.

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New York News
6:06 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Comptroller Looking For Start Up Companies To Invest In

Credit NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli

The State Comptroller says he’s looking for more start up companies and entrepreneurs to invest in, as part of a partnership between the state’s pension fund and private equity managers.

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New England News
6:06 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Coakley's Opening Gubernatorial Campaign Trip Stops In Springfield

Martha Coakley chats with people at the Red Rose Pizzeria in Springfield MA as part of her barnstorming tour of the state to launch her campaign for governor.
Credit WAMC

Attorney General Martha Coakley brought her barnstorming campaign kickoff for governor to western Massachusetts today. 

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