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Friday, April 10, 201504/10/2015

Baseball and quilting. And sexism?

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Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella on ethics, the medical profession, and baseball; nationally renown sports expert, commentator, and author…

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Friday, April 10, 201504/10/2015

Eat ice cream, lose weight. Ok!

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Abel James, host of the “Fat Burning Man Show”, on his “Wild Diet.”  Attorney Harry Miles on the Tsarnaev verdict.…

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Wednesday, April 8, 201504/08/2015

Urban Death, Improv, and Care for Vets

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Hidden Wounds of War with professor Bob Meagher, author of “ Killing from the Inside Out”; therapist and trauma expert Mark Nickerson, co-author of “The Wounds Within”; and Edward Tick, author of “Warriors Return.” Then, improv artists extraordinaire, TJ Jagodowski & Pam Victor (of the Ha Has) on “Improvisation at the Speed of Life: The TJ and Dave Book.” Katrina Spade on turning yourself into compost (when the time comes).


Tuesday, April 7, 201504/07/2015

On The Money (4/8/15)

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What needs to be done with the IRS and the tax code? Is some debt good in retirement? Does “Buy…

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Tuesday, April 7, 201504/07/2015

Art, poetry, and Strange Fruit

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Guest host Rich Michelson interviews Robert Meeropol, the younger son of Julius & Ethel Rosenberg and Founder of the Rosenberg Fund for Children.


Tuesday, April 7, 201504/07/2015


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Author and conservation expert Tom Butler, editor of the extraordinary new book, being referred to as “Over.” The full title is “Overdevelopment. Overpopulation, Overshoot.”

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Monday, April 6, 201504/06/2015

Historic Mill River Walks 4.6.2015

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With guest host Josh Silver.  Black in the Valley, Sojourner Truth, Connecticut River.


Saturday, April 4, 201504/04/2015

The Western Mass Business Show 4.4.15

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Part 2 of Ira’s conversation with Rick & Ross Giombetti of Giombetti Assoc.

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Thursday, April 2, 201504/02/2015

Ken Burns on The Emperor Of All Maladies

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Filmmaker Ken Burns on “Cancer: the Emperor of All Maladies” and his upcoming event at The Emily Dickinson Museum; then, The Rev (Peter Ives) and the Rabbi (Justin David) on Passover and Easter.

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Wednesday, April 1, 201504/01/2015

FDR’s Vision & Shays’ Rebellion

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Scott J. Myers-Lipton, author of “Ending Extreme Inequality”; then author Daniel Bullen and National Historic Site historian Richard Colton on Daniel Shays — their upcoming event at Forbes Library.

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Making headlines this week


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

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Soldier arrested for carrying assault rifle in NC mall


A Fort Bragg soldier has been charged with creating a panic at a mall after appearing with an assault rifle.

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

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WATCH: The origin of fireworks


The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.

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Fireworks fill the skies with more than bursts of color


A new study says the staple of America's Independence Day celebrations spew pollution.