Morning News: Podcasts



‘Hamp’s Royal Theatrical Couple on NCT’s Life in the 413

Bob: “I wouldn’t be more delighted if Meryl Streep had agreed to star in my play.”
Cate: “It was offered to Meryl, but she graciously stepped aside to allow me to do it.”


Caitlyn Jenner-Paving the Way?

Bob and Denise react to the Vanity Fair cover of Caitlyn Jenner

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Attention Seniors! New Program to Foster Independence

Browne: “Most elder households don’t know that they can apply for a reduction in what they pay annually in property taxes.”

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Bill Dwight Says Future of News Is On Us

Bill Dwight says the future of news from radio and newspapers is on us!

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Bob Explores the Tumult at UMass Campus Radio Station

“Martian Gardens” and “Jazz in Silhouette” get the axe, and an Amherst Town Meeting member throws his weight around to silence another show.

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WMass Woman on Letterman’s Last Week

Bob speaks to Jennie Benford, a Baystate Radiology Tech who appeared on Letterman’s last week

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Hunger Banquet

Bob Flaherty speaks with teachers and students from PVPA who are producing a unique event designed to highlight hunger. Friday, May 15 6-8 pm at the Deuce, World War II Club in Northampton.

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PVSOC Presents Cavalleria Rusticana

The PVSOC presents “Cavalleria Rusticana” Saturday at the Academy of Music

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Mother’s Day Half Marathon for Cancer Connection

WHMP’s Bob Flaherty speaks with Sue Monahan, Race Director for the 5th annual Mother’s Day Half-Marathon to benefit the Cancer Connection in Northampton.


“Hungry Heart” Documentary on Opioid Addiction at UMass Monday Night

From the film: “As long as shame & ignorance is there, there’s no way to break through the addiction.”

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WATCH: How holiday shopping can help charities


In the frenzy of holiday shopping, consumers are doing more than getting great deals, they’re also using coupons to help raise money for a number of worthy causes.

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Thanksgiving getaway: Cheap gas, high security


Millions of Americans embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels on Wednesday, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.

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2015 to be the hottest year in history


This year will be the hottest on record and 2016 could be hotter due to the El Niño weather pattern, the World Meteorological Organization said.

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Many House Republicans want refugee restrictions in spending bill


Nearly one-third of the Republicans in the House of Representatives signed a letter calling on party leaders to ensure that a must-pass spending bill block any use of federal funding to resettle refugees from Syria and nearby countries.

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Just call him a V.I.T.


The VIP birds have arrived at the White House to get the annual presidential pardon.