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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Weather
3:31 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Meteorologist Garett Argianas brings us his evening forecast for Wednesday, June 12, 2013.

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Weather
5:05 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Meteorologist Garett Argianas brings us his evening forecast for Tuesday, June 11, 2013.

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New York News
5:05 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

College Security Breaches Renew Focus on Cyber Security Issues

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Two potential data breaches at colleges in the region are drawing attention to cyberhacking and the security of identity records. 

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New England News
3:50 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Investigation Of Chicopee Police Department Ordered By Mayor

Mayor Michael Bissonnette of Chicopee,MA and Police Chief Thomas Charette disclose an independent investigation of the department's internal affairs operations.
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The mayor of Chicopee, Massachusetts has ordered an independent investigation into how cases of misconduct have been addressed inside the city’s police department. Mayor Michael Bissonnette announced the probe at the same time he appointed a new police chief. 

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Weather
3:30 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Meteorologist Garett Argianas brings us his evening forecast for Monday, June 10, 2013.

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New England News
4:13 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

Public Reacts To NSA's Collecting Of Phone Records

Residents of Pittsfield, Massachusetts voiced their views of reports that the NSA has gathered phone records from millions of Americans.

Pittsfield mayor Dan Bianchi rounded out the conversations with city residents.

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New England News
3:55 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

Veterans Coached On Job Search Skills

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The unemployment rate for military veterans remains higher than the national average.  Veterans in western Massachusetts had an opportunity on Friday to get job search advice from employment specialists.

   U.S. Army veteran James Scurry of Springfield knows how frustrating looking for a job can be.

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Hudson Valley News
9:57 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

NYS Resolution Honors Orange County Farmer

Credit Courtesy of Chris Pawelski

A New York state Assemblywoman Thursday will honor a farmer in her district for his efforts on behalf of the agriculture community.

Chris Pawelski is a fourth-generation onion farmer, and owns Pawelski Farms in Orange County’s Black Dirt region.

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New England News
3:26 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

Senate Candidates Begin Debates

In less than three weeks Massachusetts voters will head to the polls for the third time in just over three years to elect a United States Senator.  Voter interest in the race to replace John Kerry-now secretary of state- remains low.

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Hudson Valley News
5:01 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Library of Congress Acquires Collection From Women's Workshop

Credit Courtesy of Women's Studio Workshop

The Library of Congress has acquired a collection of handmade books from a women’s cooperative workshop in Ulster County.

More than 200 artists’ books created over the past three decades at the Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, New York, have been shipped to the Library of Congress, which acquired the collection for $52,000. Tatana Kellner is a co-founder and artistic director at the workshop.

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