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NightSide with Dan Rea

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Dan Rea, a well-known and respected Boston reporter discusses local and national topics with his guests and listeners - weeknights 8pm to midnight on WBZ NewsRadio 1030.

Dan Rea, a well-known and respected Boston reporter discusses local and national topics with his guests and listeners - weeknights 8pm to midnight on WBZ NewsRadio 1030.
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Boston, MA

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CBS Radio

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Dan Rea, a well-known and respected Boston reporter discusses local and national topics with his guests and listeners - weeknights 8pm to midnight on WBZ NewsRadio 1030.

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English

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617-254-1030


Episodes

Psychic Medium Kari Young is Back - 1-19-18

1/20/2018
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Kari Young returns to NightSide to connect you with your loved ones on the “other side.” Tune in tonight as she conducts readings for other callers, reaching out to loved ones they wish to speak with again.

Duration: 01:33:49


The Aziz Ansari Ordeal- 1-19-18

1/20/2018
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Famed comic and actor Aziz Ansari, best known for his work in the shows Parks and Recreation and Master of None, the latter of which he received a Golden Globe award, is under fire for being accused of sexual misconduct on a date. CNN and HLN anchor Ashleigh Banfield defended Aziz and harshly criticized Katie Way, the reporter who broke the story about Aziz’s date. Dan will review the allegation and timeline of events for you to weigh in on this issue. Do you believe Aziz was completely in...

Duration: 00:40:23


Will the Government Shut Down Tonight? - 1-19-18

1/20/2018
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A potential government shutdown looms if Congress doesn’t approve new funding. President Trump has spoken with Senator Schumer to see if a compromise could be made, but as of now, no deal has been reached. An impasse lies around both parties not being on the same page in regards to immigration. If the shutdown is to happen, more than 800,000 “non-essential” federal workers would be furloughed. Do you think this will be resolved before midnight?

Duration: 00:46:39


Doctor, Doctor, Give Me The News - 1-18-18

1/19/2018
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President Trump’s doctor actually held a press conference this week, in part to put to rest rumors regarding the President’s physical and mental health. After delivering his report of a clean bill of health, Dr. Ronny Jackson fielded questions from the media. Despite his consistent statements that the President was in excellent health and has very good genes, media members continued to press him on the President’s mental health and overall wellness. Are you surprised to see such scrutiny...

Duration: 01:11:08


WBZ Cares - Greater Boston Food Bank - 1-18-18

1/19/2018
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As part of our ongoing WBZ Cares series, we take some time once a month to recognize a local charitable organization and the good work they do in the Greater Boston area. This month, WBZ is featuring the Greater Boston Food Bank. Tonight, Dan is joined in studio by Catherine D’Amato, President of the Greater Boston Food Bank. She’ll talk about the history of the organization, some upcoming events to watch out for, and how you can find out more or get involved.

Duration: 00:41:56


What’s Flu with You? - 1-18-18

1/19/2018
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Experts predicted last fall that this year’s flu season would be especially bad. So far, those predictions have been right on the money. To top it off, some projections have estimated that this year’s version of the flu shot could be merely ten percent effective in warding off the disease. For the first time ever, the CDC has officially declared that the flu is “widespread” in every single continental U.S. state. Earlier this week in Texas, an entire school district shut down due to flu...

Duration: 00:42:48


Do You Think About Privacy While Using Social Media? - 1-17-18

1/18/2018
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So much of our interaction with each other now takes place on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. But do you ever stop and think about how much privacy you are giving up by using those services? Do you worry about privacy when you post online? Are you creeped out when you see specific targeted ads pop up that are based on something you searched for or recently purchased? Is giving up some privacy just a necessary evil that comes with the increased access and communication these...

Duration: 00:40:57


How Technology Can Help You Live Longer - 1-17-18

1/18/2018
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It’s pretty easy to understand how advancements in technology can help doctors diagnose and treat their patients more effectively. But our progress and innovation also presents an opportunity for patients to become more informed and involved in their healthcare. Dr. Joseph Kvedar, VP of Connected Health at Partners HealthCare, joins Dan in studio to talk about these developments and to take your calls.

Duration: 00:42:09


Forced Treatment for Addicts - 1-17-18

1/18/2018
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Governor Baker has unveiled a new proposal that would allow authorities to force drug addicts to undergo seventy-two hours of treatment, regardless of whether they consent to it or not. While some think this could be an effective tool in fighting the opioid epidemic, others are concerned that this could do more harm than good, and violates individual rights. Joycelyn Woods, Executive Director of the National Alliance on Medication Assisted Recovery (NAMA Recovery), checks in to explain why...

Duration: 01:14:17


Do You Have a Problem with CNN’s Coverage of Trump’s Comments? - 1-16-18

1/17/2018
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Comments that President Trump reportedly made last week while debating the immigration issue included a vulgar term that the President allegedly used to describe certain countries. While most networks did not broadcast the term uncensored, CNN’s coverage over the following twenty-four hours included almost two hundred uses of the word. Do you think the network’s coverage went overboard? Should news broadcasts censor harsh language, even if it is used by the President himself?

Duration: 01:27:10


What is Tong Ren Healing All About? - 1-16-18

1/17/2018
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Medical science has made extraordinary progress over the last few decades. But sometimes, traditional medicine can only go so far. What do you do when the normal, typical approach isn’t enough? For some, Tong Ren has provided an answer. Tom Tam, a Boston acupuncturist for more than three decades, has developed the healing technique of Tong Ren for those who have tried and failed to treat their ailments through traditional methods. Tom and Julie Kalustian, one of his success stories, join Dan...

Duration: 01:25:41


Economist John Lott Checks In- 1-15-18

1/17/2018
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John Lott is a Ph.D. economist and political commentator who wrote the seminal book More Guns, Less Crime. John’s theory is that an infusion of illegal immigrants has an adverse effect on Americans that are on the lower end of the economic ladder. Dr. Lott is big on using statistics to back his argument and will illustrate the strong correlation of undocumented immigrants being young convicted criminals. What are your thoughts on the impact of undocumented immigrants and the crime rate in...

Duration: 00:45:09


TRUMP COMMENT - 1-12-18

1/13/2018
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Keolis, the company that is contracted by the MBTA for billions of dollars to run the commuter rail system, has been under scrutiny for failing to deliver recently. Governor Baker has stated that “they need to up their game,” after a litany of delays and cancellations last Friday after the storm and this past week. Boston Globe Transportation Reporter Adam Vaccaro joins Dan to offer detailed insights on Keolis. Have you been disappointed by Keolis’ handling of operations recently?

Duration: 01:27:36


Paging Keolis - 1-12-18

1/13/2018
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Keolis, the company that is contracted by the MBTA for billions of dollars to run the commuter rail system, has been under scrutiny for failing to deliver recently. Governor Baker has stated that “they need to up their game,” after a litany of delays and cancellations last Friday after the storm and this past week. Boston Globe Transportation Reporter Adam Vaccaro joins Dan to offer detailed insights on Keolis. Have you been disappointed by Keolis’ handling of operations recently?

Duration: 00:30:47


Boston Councilor Josh Zakim Sits In - 1-12-18

1/13/2018
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Josh Zakim is running for Secretary of State and will challenge longtime mainstay William Galvin. Josh is a staunch advocate for Boston’s disenfranchised community and has a track record of helping working families as an attorney. Josh and Dan will discuss the issues and challenges that his campaign are looking to tackle.

Duration: 00:41:29


Will We Get a Deal on DACA? - 1-11-18

1/12/2018
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On Tuesday, the President shocked press and pundits alike by holding a bipartisan negotiation on immigration and allowing the entire conversation to be captured on camera. While neither side seemed willing to give up much, there seemed to be some consensus that an agreement regarding the DACA program was necessary. Jessica Vaughan, Director of Policy Studies for the Center for Immigration Studies, checks in to give us her thoughts on DACA. Do you think Congress will be able to reach a...

Duration: 01:18:19


Big News for Worcester - 1-11-18

1/12/2018
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When people talk about cities in Massachusetts, Worcester is often forgotten. But does the city deserve more recognition for its recent economic growth and success? Tonight, Dan is joined in studio by Paul Morano, Assistant Chief Development Officer for the City of Worcester, and Harry Kokkinis, President of the Worcester-based company Table Talk Pies, to talk about what Worcester has to offer and what the future holds.

Duration: 00:40:11


To Save or Not To Save? - 1-11-18

1/12/2018
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Last week’s major snowstorm pummeled the entire northeast region of the country, including the city of Boston. As has been the practice for many years, residents who shoveled out parking spaces in the immediate aftermath took advantage of the space saver tradition and marked their territory. But now, a week after the storm has passed, some folks are still trying to save their space, and even threatening drivers that dare to park in them. Do you think it’s time for Boston to do away with...

Duration: 00:40:48


Your Thoughts on an Oprah / Trump Showdown - 1-10-18

1/11/2018
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After she delivered a rousing speech at the Golden Globes last Sunday night, multiple sources close to Oprah have said the TV star is considering a run for President in 2020. When asked what he thought about a potential matchup against Oprah in 2020, President Trump said that even though he would beat her, he doesn’t believe she will actually run. What do you think about a potential showdown between Oprah and President Trump? Have we entered a new era of politics in America where celebrity...

Duration: 01:28:52


Will the Real Mitt Romney Please Stand Up? - 1-10-18

1/11/2018
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Former Massachusetts Governor and presidential candidate Mitt Romney is making national headlines once again, as more and more political experts become convinced that he will run to replace Utah Republican Senator Orrin Hatch. Though no formal campaign has been announced, endorsements are already piling up, and most think Romney would easily win. But which version of Mitt Romney would run? Would it be the version who was highly critical of Donald Trump, calling him “a con-man”, “a phony”,...

Duration: 01:26:29

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