Podcasts: Bill Newman

Bill Newman

The Bill Newman Show. Weekdays at 9AM (and again at 6PM). Join Bill & Monte Belmonte as they talk with newsmakers, authors, artists,
poets, and ‘fish wrap’ about the day’s headlines.

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Supreme Punishment & A Walking Rendezvous

6.30.15 Big Box Stores in Easthampton? A: NO. We speak with Attorney Daniel Hagan and David Gardner, two of the movers and shakers of the successful movement to keep the big box stores out.

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The Jeff Napolitano Show?

6.29.15 Erin Buzuvis on the landmark SCOTUS Equal Marriage Decision and Jo Comerford from Moveon.org


“Where we’re going, we don’t need…roads”

9.25 Caseen Gaines, author of “We Don’t Need Roads: The Making of the BACK TO THE FUTURE Trilogy” along with the films’ editor, Harry Keramidas (who also is the director of the Ashfield Film Festival).

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The Gateway to Holyoke

6.24.15 PHENOM (Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts) founder Max Page share his fears abut rising tuition and costs at the University of Massachusetts and student debt and where the administration of Charlie Baker is headed.


Bernie vs Money

John Roberts, host of the Boston-based radio show, “This Week in Palestine” says there is no two–state solution to the Israeli –Palestinian conflict, only a one state solution.

Judy Blume

Author Judy Blume talks about her acclaimed new novel “In the Unlikely Event” and chats with Bill about “Fudge” and Super Fudge” and “Are You There, God, It’s me, Margaret.” This interview was way too much fun to be called work.

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The Bill Newman Show

6.19.15  Rev. Scott Lively, Inside Out with Betsey Stone, New Century Theater, Scott Coen on sports.

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The Newman Show

6-18-15 Author Ashlee Vance on Elon Musk; Atty. Bob Perry on the International Day of Yoga; The Reverend and The…

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The Bill Newman Show

6.17.15  Your State U, The Grass Whisperer, and Attorney Harry Miles on alcohol blood and breath testing.

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Bill Newman Show 6-16-2015

JFK Mural; a fond goodbye to Debra Tautznik and Sean Dunphy; Amherst Film School – Singin’ in the Rain with…

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Police arrest gunman after fatal siege at Colorado abortion clinic


Police arrested a gunman who stormed a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Colorado Springs.

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Black Friday crowds thin in subdued start to holiday shopping


America's annual Black Friday shopping extravaganza was short on fireworks this year.

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Making headlines this week

Santa Claus participates in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)

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

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Smartphones may have role in rise of U.S. traffic deaths


The number of deaths from traffic accidents jumped 8.1 percent in the first half of 2015, suggesting smartphones and other driving distractions could be making America's roadways more dangerous.

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Consumers, retailers face off over deep holiday discounts


Polls show shoppers, who got even bigger discounts closer to Christmas last year, are cautious with their spending and willing to wait for deals.