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zimbalist

Friday, January 30, 201501/30/2015

Should The Olympics Come to Boston?

In Bill Newman

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.

francis crowe

Thursday, January 29, 201501/29/2015

Our Hero: Francis Crowe

In Bill Newman

pam victor et al

Wednesday, January 28, 201501/28/2015

Improv as Zen Practice

In Bill Newman

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

In Bill Newman

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Wednesday, January 28, 201501/28/2015

On The Money (1/28/15)

In On the Money

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

kate geis

Monday, January 26, 201501/26/2015

A Look Behind The Genius of Paul Taylor

In Bill Newman

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

In The Western Mass. Business Show

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

silas kopf

Friday, January 23, 201501/23/2015

Oscar Nominated Documentaries & A Smithsonian Award Artist

In Bill Newman

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

rev rabbi

Friday, January 23, 201501/23/2015

Is Social Security Secure?

In Bill Newman

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

In Bill Newman

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.”

Recent Headlines

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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Making headlines this week

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

in Entertainment, National

Celebrities protest new Indiana law

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.

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Senate’s Harry Reid will not seek re-election

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. adjusts his glasses as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, following a policy luncheon. Reid is wearing special glasses as part of his recovery from injuries suffered in an exercise accident in January.

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid says that it would be "inappropriate" for him to seek re-election.