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Tune in each weekday from noon–2 p.m. for two hours of live, local talk with Jim Braude and Margery Eagan. Hear an array of stories — and storytellers — from across our community as we delve into the day's top headlines and showcase a breadth of opinions and area opinion-makers.

Tune in each weekday from noon–2 p.m. for two hours of live, local talk with Jim Braude and Margery Eagan. Hear an array of stories — and storytellers — from across our community as we delve into the day's top headlines and showcase a breadth of opinions and area opinion-makers.
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Tune in each weekday from noon–2 p.m. for two hours of live, local talk with Jim Braude and Margery Eagan. Hear an array of stories — and storytellers — from across our community as we delve into the day's top headlines and showcase a breadth of opinions and area opinion-makers.

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877-301-8970


Episodes

How Obama Should Address Terrorism In Tonight's State Of The Union

1/12/2016
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In terms of the numbers, the odds you'll be harmed by a terrorist attack are extremely low—lower than the odds of being crushed by a piece of falling f...

Duration: 00:16:55


Governor Baker: Even With New Proposals, The MBTA Is A “Bargain”

1/12/2016
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Governor Charlie Baker joined Jim Braude and Margery Eagan for his monthly #AskTheGovernor segment on Boston Public Radio, answering our questions and ...

Duration: 00:25:20


Study: Anticipation Changes The Way We Feel About Death

1/11/2016
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Benjamin Franklin once said that “in this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” According to new research from the Harvard ...

Duration: 00:15:23


Boston Police Commissioner Evans Praises President Obama's Call For Expanded Background Checks

1/11/2016
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Boston Police Commissioner Bill Evans praised President Obama's call last week for expanded background checks for gun sellers, saying: "I believe it...

Duration: 00:47:04


The Sunni Shia Rift: 1400 Years Of History In 20 Minutes

1/11/2016
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Last week when Charlie Sennott was on BPR to go over the diplomatic split between Iran and Saudi Arabia he vowed to come back today to take us to the...

Duration: 00:20:10


A Couple Of Actors (Literally) Face Off On News Quiz

1/8/2016
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This week on Boston Public Radio's Friday News Quiz, actors and husband-and-wife duo David DeBeck and Shannon Lee Jones faced off. You may recognize...

Duration: 00:25:24


Is The Statute Of Limitations Keeping Bill Cosby Out Of Jail?

1/7/2016
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Bill Cosby avoided jail time this week by paying a $1 million bail, after Pennsylvania prosecutors announced they charged Cosby for an alleged sexual...

Duration: 00:27:47


Can The Turtleneck Still Be Cool?

1/7/2016
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Does anyone look cool in a turtleneck? That's the question posed by writer Troy Patterson is his latest article for the New York Times: "Can The...

Duration: 00:24:42


Globe Editor Brian McGrory’s Take On The #GlobeDelivery Crisis

1/6/2016
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The Boston Globe started off the new year with a bit of a kerfuffle. After switching delivery companies, thousands of customers reported that their...

Duration: 00:23:18


Did North Korea Detonate A Hydrogen Bomb?

1/6/2016
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At 10 in the morning on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey registered a 5.1 magnitude seismic event in the northern region of perhaps the most...

Duration: 00:28:43


Cherry-Picking Children: Sperm Bank Prohibits Donors With ‘Neurological Diseases’

1/6/2016
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The largest sperm bank in England is under investigation this week, facing accusations of eugenics, or attempting to genetically improve the human race....

Duration: 00:26:13


Can He Do It? President Obama's Gun Control Measures

1/5/2016
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President Obama addressed the nation in an impassioned speech on gun control today, standing with survivors of gun violence behind a podium at the White...

Duration: 00:20:10


Why Mormons Love Star Wars

12/23/2015
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Since the 1970s, Mormons have flocked to showing of the Star Wars films, feeling a particular kinship to the fantastical tales, and to Jedi Master Yoda,...

Duration: 00:20:53


Is ISIS Really Using Videos Of Donald Trump For Recruitment?

12/23/2015
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Is ISIS really using videos of Donald Trump for recruitment? That's the claim Hillary Clinton made in a Democratic debate last Saturday, saying: "He is...

Duration: 00:28:24


We Have A Bad Feeling About This: BPR Takes On Star Wars

12/22/2015
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Epic space saga Star Wars, which made its debut in 1977, shook up the galaxy again this week with Star Wars, Episode VII, The Force Awakens, which broke...

Duration: 00:21:13


Bernie Sanders' Take: We Need Allies To Fight ISIS

12/21/2015
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During Saturday night’s Democratic debate, everyone threw their punches at GOP frontrunner Donald Trump, including former Secretary of State, Hillary...

Duration: 00:25:45


George H. W. Bush: The Last Consensus President?

12/21/2015
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Amid the circus of the 2016 political primaries, President George H. W. Bush—the careful, soft-spoken Senator who hated talking about himself—seems...

Duration: 00:28:04


The Leaking Dam Of Underage Drinking

12/21/2015
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Is there one comprehensive answer to the problem of underage drinking? A Saugus couple is serving jail time for a drinking party that was attended by...

Duration: 00:19:10


A Kilt-ic Sojourn News Quiz

12/18/2015
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Nothing says "the holidays" like bagpipe music! To that end, drummer Brian Morgan and piper Graeme Blackman of the Stuart Highlanders Pipe Band...

Duration: 00:18:01


The Force Awakens In Jared Bowen: An Early Review Of The New Star Wars Film

12/17/2015
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While mere mortals may spend the evening queuing around the block for tickets to see the new Star Wars film "The Force Awakens," WGBH's own Jared Bowen...

Duration: 00:25:03

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