Friday, January 30, 201501/30/2015

Should The Olympics Come to Boston?

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Smith College Professor Andrew Zimbalist, with his new book ‘Circus Maximus’ lays out the economics of what bringing the Olympics to Boston would mean for the coffers of The Commonwealth.

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Thursday, January 29, 201501/29/2015

Our Hero: Francis Crowe

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Wednesday, January 28, 201501/28/2015

Improv as Zen Practice

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Pam Victor, Ginger Carson, and Chris Ingraham on the Zen of improve; NYT best-selling author Dr. Norman Doidge on “The Brain’s Way of Healing.”

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Wednesday, January 28, 201501/28/2015

The Deflategate of Storms

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Wednesday, January 28, 201501/28/2015

On The Money (1/28/15)

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This week on “On the Money with Gary Thomas” We are all saving money on gas. Why isn’t that showing…

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Monday, January 26, 201501/26/2015

A Look Behind The Genius of Paul Taylor

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Emmy-award-winning filmmaker Kate Geis on “Creative Domain” about iconic choreographer Paul Taylor along with Bill’s interview of Paul Taylor.

kristen leutz

Saturday, January 24, 201501/24/2015

Western Mass Business Show 1.24.15

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Ira talks with Kristin Leutz from the Community Foundation of Western Mass.

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Friday, January 23, 201501/23/2015

Oscar Nominated Documentaries & A Smithsonian Award Artist

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Cool films with Emmy-Award–winning filmmaker Larry Hott; cool marquetry with 2015 Smithsonian-award-winning artist Silas Kopf.

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Friday, January 23, 201501/23/2015

Is Social Security Secure?

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MHC prof. Kathy Aidala on the Sci-Tech Café; Rev. Peter Ives, Jacquelyn Smith-Crooks and Rabbi Justin David on “Can Ferguson Happen Here?” Atty Nancy Altman, author of “Social Security Works!”

steve pedagorski

Wednesday, January 21, 201501/21/2015

SOTU, Not All Poor People are Black, & Mussolini

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Photographers Steven Petegorsky, Step by Step, his new exhibit and Max Page on Deafening Silence—Mussolini’s Legacy in Rome. Janet Cheatham Bell, author of “Not All Poor People Are Black and other things we need to think more about.”

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Making headlines this week


A look at some of this week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Massachusetts House votes to eliminate speaker term limits

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Massachusetts lawmakers have voted to eliminate term limits for state House speakers

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UMass Athletic Director Leaving


The UMass Athletic Director will soon leave Massachusetts and head to a new job in California.

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UMass Braces For Superbowl Riots


UMass has banned all guests from dorm rooms starting at noon Sunday and will be closely monitoring social media sites.

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Baystate Franklin Surgical Wing Construction Starts

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Ground has officially broken on Baystate Franklin Medical Center's new surgical wing.