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 18, 2012

3:58 PM
El Nino
Artist : Jethro Tull
Album : J-Tull Dot Com
Composer : Ian Anderson
ReleaseYear : 2009
Label : Mosley Music Group, Interscope

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Weather
3:37 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas predicts when the very hot weather should end, in his evening forecast for Wednesday, September 11, 2013.   

WAMC News
6:30 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Regional Meeting Moves New England and Northeast Canada Towards Energy Solutions

From left to right: Catherine Blewett (Deputy minister for Intergovernmental affairs, Nova Scotia), Governor Maggie Hassan, Governor Peter Shumlin, Governor Paul LePage, Premier Kathy Dunderdale, Governor Lincoln Chafee, Premier Pauline Marois, Governor Dannel Malloy, Premier Nathan Alward, Governor Deval L. Patrick, Honorable Allen F. Roach.
Credit Commonwealth of Massachusetts Governor's Office

The six New England Governors and the premiers of Canada’s four Atlantic provinces plus Quebec have met for 37 years to discuss common interests. Their latest meeting was this past weekend in Quebec.

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Capital Region News
6:04 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Last Hours Of Voting In Key Albany Primaries

Credit Composite image by Dave Lucas/WAMC

Primary Day is in its last few hours, with Albany Democrats going to the polls to effectively choose the next mayor.   Democrats hope the change of guard will stimulate voter turnout, but many polling locations throughout the city have been moved, which could possibly discourage some voters. 

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New England News
3:59 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Both Sides Optimistic About West Springfield Casino Vote

Casino campaign lawn signs on the driveway leading to a polling place in West Springfield, MA
Credit WAMC

Voters in West Springfield are going to the polls today for the latest casino referendum in western Massachusetts.

   Voting was described as steady by election officials and appeared, as of mid-afternoon, to be on pace to reach the 40 percent turnout predicted by the Town Clerk for today’s referendum on Hard Rock’s  proposal to build a resort casino on the grounds of the Eastern States Exposition. Polls are open until 8 p.m.

   Hard Rock New England President Tim Maland said he was a bit nervous about the outcome of today’s referendum.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Stephen Gottlieb: War And The Separation Of Powers

In 1950 Harry Truman sent troops to Korea without consulting Congress. Republican criticism did not withstand American hostility to Communism and American nostalgia for give ‘em hell Harry. It became a precedent.

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Weather
3:36 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Tuesday, September 10, 2013. 

New York News
3:53 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Activists to Obama: Don't Bomb Syria

WAMC will carry special coverage of President Obama’s address on Syria beginning at 9 p.m. Tuesday.
Credit Official White House Photo/Pete Souza

With the Obama administration positioning for a possible military strike against Syria, New Yorkers are turning up the volume on their call for peace.

Candlelight vigils are being held this evening to urge Representatives Paul Tonko, Bill Owens and Chris Gibson, and Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, to vote against bombing Syria.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:52 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Blair Horner: Comparing States

Earlier this summer, two states – Texas and Florida – ran radio commercials touting those states’ business climates in an effort to convince New York companies to move their operations.  The focus of the ads was that those states were more business friendly with lower taxes and less regulation.  Thus, the ads argued, Texas and Florida were the places to do business.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

It was, by and large, a splendid weather day in the northeast.  Can our good fortune continue? Meteorologist Garett Argianas has the evening weather forecast for Monday, September 9, 2013. 

Hudson Valley News
2:26 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Pete Seeger, Friends Perform Memorable Concert In Peekskill

Lorre Wyatt and Pete Seeger rehearse before the Paramount show.
Credit Allison Dunne

Pete Seeger took to the stage of the Paramount Theatre in Peekskill Sunday. Seeger, Lorre Wyatt, Guy Davis, and friends played a benefit concert for WAMC. WAMC's Alan Chartock dedicated the concert to Seeger's wife Toshi, who died in July.

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