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 21, 2012

3:58 PM
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Artist : Ryan Adams & the Cardinals
Album : III/IV
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ReleaseYear : 2010
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New England News
6:30 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

State Economists Revise Revenue Forecast, Governor Seeks Cuts

Vermont Statehouse
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The two economists for the state of Vermont told the Emergency Board Thursday that the national economic downturn in the first quarter of this year has resulted in softer-than-expected state revenues. As a result, Governor Shumlin is asking state agencies to recommend cuts in their budgets averaging 4 percent.

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New York News
4:32 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Opponents Seize On Moreland Controversy

Rob Astorino has criticized Gov. Cuomo relentlessly over the Moreland Act.
Credit Office of the Westchester County Executive

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has not held any public appearances since a potentially damaging New York Times story that says his top aide interfered in a corruption probe when it focused on Cuomo donors. The governor began the week with rosy poll numbers, and he still has a large advantage over his nearest competitor.

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Commentary & Opinion
4:00 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Herbert Wolff Reviews "Carousel"

In the annals of modern musical theater, no composers are more lauded – and more performed – than Oscar Hammerstein and Richard Rodgers.  To many theatergoers – including this reviewer – Carousel is the finest of all their compositions...not as ground-breaking as Oklahoma…nor as appealing perhaps as The Sound of Music and South Pacific.  But for the diversity of the musical score, and the lyrics that give depth to the characters and the story, my pick is Carousel -- which is now playing at Glimmerglass Music Festival.

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Weather
3:45 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Meterologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

  Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Thursday, July 24, 2014. 

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New England News
6:30 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

USDA Creates Rural Development Investment Fund

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the creation of a new U.S. Rural Infrastructure Opportunity Fund that will allow private entities to invest in rural infrastructure projects.

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Capital Region News
4:22 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Luther "Ticky" Burden Fundraisers Set

Credit WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Former New York Knicks guard Luther "Ticky" Burden has been diagnosed with a rare heart disease and is being treated at a Manhattan hospital. Two local fundraisers are being held to give the NBA star a helping hand.

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New York News
3:56 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

DiNapoli: Civic Center Burden On Glens Falls

Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli was joined by local officials in Glens Falls today to unveil a new report that shows looming fiscal stress on the upstate city.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:52 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Karen Hitchcock: The Many Faces Of The Common Core Debate

Over the last several months, discussions of the Common Core State Standards have been eclipsed by the public’s reaction to major issues which have arisen in their implementation – issues such as declining student test scores, and the role of such test scores in teacher evaluations, evaluations mandated if a state was to receive its share of federal money from the “Race to the Top” funds. The Common Core, we remember, is a set of standards or goals which has been developed to describe what our students should achieve at various points in their education. Accepted by some 45 states and the District of Columbia, these standards are meant to ensure that our young people will be prepared for whatever futures our rapidly evolving society creates, that they will be college-ready and employment-ready, that they will be globally competitive.

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Weather
3:46 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Meteorologist Garett Argianas' Evening Forecast

Garett Argianas

Meteorologist Garett Argianas delivers the evening weather forecast for Thursday, July 24, 2014. 

WAMC News
6:30 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Progressive Iowa Democrats Organize Draft Bernie Campaign

Vermont’s junior U.S. Senator, Independent Bernie Sanders, has traveled to Iowa and New Hampshire, generating considerable buzz about a possible presidential campaign. On Tuesday evening, a group of progressive Democrats met in Iowa to form a “Draft Bernie Sanders for President” steering committee.

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