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Wednesday, May 4, 201605/04/2016

Everybody’s Fool (FYI-It’s not Natalia Muñoz)

In Bill Newman

5/4: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Russo on his new book (pub date yesterday) “Everybody’s Fool.” Then, International Business magazine reporter Maria Gallucci joins Natalia Muñoz on the debt crisis in Puerto Rico.

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Wednesday, May 4, 201605/04/2016

Brain Waves

In Bill Newman

5/3: John Elder Robison, best-selling author of “Look me in the Eye” on his new book “switched on: a memoir of brain change and emotional awakening.” Then a mash up of “Cool Films with Larry Hott” and (professor and astronomer) “Salman Hameed’s Universe.”

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Tuesday, May 3, 201605/03/2016

On The Money (5/4/16)

In On the Money

Should we be happy with the current low market returns? Why is it so hard to be a do it…

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Monday, May 2, 201605/02/2016

The Odyssey’s ‘Homer’

In Bill Newman

5/2: Award-winning journalist Tommy Shea on “Dingers: the 101 Most Memorable Home Runs in Baseball History.” Then, Black in the Valley.

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Saturday, April 30, 201604/30/2016

Western Mass Business Show 4.30.16

In The Western Mass. Business Show

Ira talks with Nancy Whitley of Barton’s Angels

Saturday, April 30, 201604/30/2016

Vaya Con Muñoz 4.30.16

In Vaya Con Muñoz

4.30.16 La Gran Maestra, Professor Emeritus Sonia Nieto talks about why multicultural education and diversity is fundamental for a more just world. Learning about ourselves helps us understand the world. And don’t get us started on teaching to the test! That notion gets an “F.” Author of several books, including her recent autobiography, “Brooklyn Dreams: My Life in Public Education,” Professor Nieto’s distinguished career continues as she travels nationwide and overseas talking about diversity in education. We end with a taste of “Love Bizarre” with Sheila E. and Prince.

Bernie at the UMass Fine Arts Center. Photo courtesy of WHMP Stephanie Slysz

Friday, April 29, 201604/29/2016

Bern out?

In Bill Newman

4/29: Has Bernie dramatically changed American politics and policies even if he doesn’t win the nomination? Hear the perspective of Josh Silver, CEO of Represent Us – Getting Big Money Out of politics. Then, Remember the Indies! with Odyssey Bookstore owner Joan Grenier.

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Thursday, April 28, 201604/28/2016

Tikkun Olam

In Bill Newman

4/28: Natalia Munoz on Casa Latina’s 50th anniversary walk and celebration and Puerto Rico’s debt crisis; Peter Blanchette on the Happy Valley Guitar Orchestra’s upcoming CD release extravaganza and concert; the Rev. Peter Ives with long-time community activists and religious leaders at Congregation B’nai Israel Ron Ackerman and Cleo Gorman.

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Wednesday, April 27, 201604/27/2016

Do Black Lives Matter In The Valley-Part II: A WHMP Community Forum

In Community Forums

  Do Black Lives Matter in the Valley? Part Two. Our community forum on the impact of the local Black Lives…

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Tuesday, April 26, 201604/26/2016

On The Money (4/27/16)

In On the Money

What do you do if you “hate” the stock market? Things that should be on your financial “to-do” list. What…

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Democrats, seeking unity, give Sanders say in party platform

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The Democratic Party said on Monday it would give U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders a prominent say in writing its platform this year, a gesture that could ease tensions between Sanders' camp and party leaders, whom Sanders has accused of favoring rival Hillary Clinton.

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Hawaii could be first to put gun owners in federal database

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Hawaii could become the first state in the nation to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.

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States on Zika’s frontline see big gaps in funding, expertise

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In Mississippi, a small team of entomologists has begun the first survey of mosquito populations in decades. Experts do not believe the kind of mosquitoes most likely to carry the Zika virus are active in the state, but they cannot know for sure.

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Obama prods Vietnam on rights, promotes Trans-Pacific Partnership

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U.S. President Barack Obama chided Vietnam on political freedoms on Tuesday after critics of the communist-run government were prevented from meeting him in Hanoi, a discordant note on a trip otherwise steeped in words of amity between the former foes.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, May 24

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.