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 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
3:46 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Monday, July 21, 2014. 

Commentary & Opinion
3:45 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Blair Horner: Dealing With College Student Debt

We’ve hit summer’s midway point and for many New Yorkers it’s time to plan for the opening of college at the end of next month.  In addition to buying bedding, books and clothes, the big issue is how to pay for college tuition and fees.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Groups Meet to Discuss Common Adirondack Issues

An Adirondack view
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Representatives from municipalities, non-profits, environmental and other groups met in Long Lake this week to discuss cooperative efforts in the Adirondacks.
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Arts & Culture
3:46 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Audrey Kupferberg: Vicious

For more than 100 years, stereotypes have been a fixture in developing comedy routines in popular entertainment…the fat Italian man who belches garlic, the Fagan-like Jew who sits under a single weak light bulb counting gold coins, the dumb blonde, the lazy Latino who perpetually is seeking siesta, and the African American who fractures the English language and is afraid of his own shadow.  Today, most would agree that these are not only inaccurate representations, but indeed are offensive and obsolete tools for creating comedy.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Friday, July 18, 2014.

Hudson Valley News
6:55 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Residents' Attorney Talks About Suit Over Casino Zoning

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

The attorney representing more than a dozen residents who this week filed a lawsuit against an Orange County town over zoning for a proposed casino is speaking out about the case. Meanwhile, the developer of the proposed casino resort has come out with more details about what it is calling a “green” development.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Brattleboro Begins Third Search For Town Manager

Brattleboro
Credit Redjar/Flickr

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Brattleboro, Vermont is beginning its third attempt to find a new town manager.
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New York News
6:20 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Officials Kick Off Racing Season With New Markers, Signage In Saratoga Springs

One of the ten miniature quarter posts located throughout Saratoga Springs.
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

Officials gathered in Saratoga Springs today to unveil some new features visitors will likely spot around the Spa City, as they celrbate the 146th meet at Saratoga Race Course.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:52 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Rabbi Dan Ornstein: Wise Blood

Several weeks ago, as I planned my overly ambitious summer reading list, I came across my son’s copy of Flannery O’Connor’s famous first novel, Wise Blood.  Contemplating whether or not to read the book, and always looking for an excuse to talk to my adult child, I called him to inquire about what he thought of it. “You know, dad,” he began, “It is an intensely religious novel, all about a man who is trying to  rid himself of faith in Jesus and God, yet who fails to do so.  As a rabbi and religious person, you’ll like it.”

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New York News
3:51 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Returning Veterans Turn To Agriculture

Credit Marc Silva

As veterans come home to New York from military service, many are considering careers in agriculture.

We've heard many stories about young vets returning from service, unable to find jobs, having difficulties re-adjusting to civilian life. Yet, there are many opportunities available: among them, programs accentuating farming in its various forms. Cornell University has developed a Small Farms Program to support returning veterans.

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