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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The Politics Behind Hannukah & Christmas

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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Max Page Tackles Umass Football

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.

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Getting a Handle on Handel

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

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Al Jazeera & Santa Claus

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).

Buz Eisenberg on torture & Heidi Stemple on Counting Owls

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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Spy Planes & Green Gravesites

Black Lives Matter! Protest and prayer, music and ministrants with Joanne Sunshower; NCIS with attorney Harry Miles; author John Sheirer on the wisdom of Libby; Green Burials—whoever thought burials could be so much fun? on the Reverend and the Rabbi.

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Torture, Guantanamo & Valley Gives!

GTMO detainee lawyer Buz Eisenberg –his last GTMO client is safely out! VALLEY GIVES with Michael Kusek; and The Literacy Project stars on our show.

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A Secular Christmas & The Latest On The Pipeline

Prof. Phil Zuckerman on Living the Secular Life; Katie Eisman, Dir. Of MassPLAN, with news on the franking pipeline; Mac Everett, FREE TOYS—reuse and recycle this weekend!

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A Valley Give Preview & The Scoop On the Center For The Arts

Community Foundation Pres. Katie Zobel and Dr. Marty Wolf, Northampton Ed. Foundation, on Valley Gives; Penny Burke, Exec Dir., Northampton Center for the Arts– anyone want to Bid?; Political Gold with Josh Silver.

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Die in At Smith & Drones In Your Backyard

Smith Professor Ginetta Candelario on police killing unarmed black and Hispanic men; Smith professor Paul Voss on: the drones are coming; drones are coming; they really are.

Recent Headlines

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Franklin County Sees More Severe Weather

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It may have been a microburst that struck the town of Conway Thursday

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DNark Mum On Police Chief Candidates

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Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz has declined to name four semifinalists for the position of Police Chief

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Southampton Ambulance Service Loses Certification

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Southampton’s ambulance service has lost its Advanced Life Support Paramedic certification

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Noho Housing Authority Finalists To Be Publicly Interviewed

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The Northampton Housing Authority is close to having a new director.

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New RMV In Hadley

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Governor Baker makes a swing through Western Mass, visiting Whately, Hadley and Springfield