cj diamond

Saturday, December 20, 201412/20/2014

The Western Mass Business Show 12.20.14

In The Western Mass. Business Show

Ira talks with C.J. Diamond from Astro Chemicals.

lynn pasqueralla

Friday, December 19, 201412/19/2014

The Smartest Person We Know

In Bill Newman

The smartest person we know—doctor of philosophy, nationally renown medical ethicist, and the President of Mount Holyoke College—Lynn Pasquerella.

rev rabbi

Thursday, December 18, 201412/18/2014

The Politics Behind Hannukah & Christmas

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We celebrate and debate Christmas and Hannukah with Reverends Peter Ives and Andrea Avayzian and Rabbis Justin David and Riqi Kosovske.

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Wednesday, December 17, 201412/17/2014

Max Page Tackles Umass Football

In Bill Newman

Professor Max Page on protests at the UMass trustees meeting; Todd Ford, Executive Director of Hampshire Regional Council of Governments, on soaring electric rates—and how your city or town can cut them for you.

Unfiltered yelling

Wednesday, December 17, 201412/17/2014

Artsy with Joshua Selman Dec 14, 2014

In Unfiltered


Tuesday, December 16, 201412/16/2014

On The Money (12/17/14)

In On the Money

How the new congressional budget could affect pensions Dealing with an inheritance or windfall When to move on from your…

arcadia players

Tuesday, December 16, 201412/16/2014

Getting a Handle on Handel

In Bill Newman

Arcadia Players and the conductor preview Handel’s Messiah; Attorney Matt Cregor, author of Not Measuring Up: The State of School Discipline in Massachusetts.


Monday, December 15, 201412/15/2014

Al Jazeera & Santa Claus

In Bill Newman

Al Jazeera- America reporter Libby Casey on the torture report; SANTA CLAUS is coming to town—We know ‘cause he WAS IN OUR STUDIO with Blizen (you couldn’t make this up).

mike tremble

Saturday, December 13, 201412/13/2014

Western Mass Business Show 12.13.14

In The Western Mass. Business Show

Ira talks with Mike Tremble about his family owned business, Valley Communications.

Friday, December 12, 201412/12/2014

Buz Eisenberg on torture & Heidi Stemple on Counting Owls

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FREEDOM!!! GCC professor and GTMO detainee lawyer Buz Eisenberg on his client just released from Guantanamo and on the torture report; Heidi Stemple –on counting owls—it’s not for the birds (sort of, it is).

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Making headlines this week


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

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How low will gas go?


AAA predicts gas prices could drop below $2 a gallon by the end of the year.

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Robbery Suspect of Deerfield Farm Stand Identified

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An arrest warrant has been issued for a suspect who possibly robbed the Kolakoski Farm Stand on Routes 5 and 10 Wednesday.

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MGM Looking For Minority and Women Owned Casino Contractors


Today, MGM officials will hold the second of a two-day open house at the company's State Street offices for prospective contractors. Union construction companies which are female or minority-owned are being encouraged to attend.

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Holyoke State Representative Sponsors Bill To Ban Necrophilia

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Holyoke State Representative Aaron Vega has filed a bill to outlaw the practice of necrophilia in the Bay State. There is currently no law banning sex with the dead.