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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DuBois & Drones

Professors Bill Strickland, Robert Paynter, & David Glassberg & WGBY’s Marie Waechter on W.E.B. DuBois; Smith College’s Paul Voss & John Caris on the drones that are coming; renown Poet Claudia Rankine with Rich Michelson on NPR (Northampton Poetry Radio).

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Dafur & Dark Matter

Smith prof and internationally renown expert Eric Reeves on the ongoing-genocide in Sudan and Darfur; MHC prof. Kathy Aidala on dark matter in the sci-tech café; Brenda Jones—the opening of her show at the Augusta Savage Gallery.

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Pot or Not? The New Bill in the MA Legislature

Atty Richard Evans and Terry Franklin on marijuana in our legislature; Steve Sanderson on the Really Big Gong Show. Plus The Rev and the Rebbe.

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Umass and Iran

Massachusetts Teacher Ass’n President Barbara Madeloni and UMass prof. Max Page; then Dr. Henry Rosenberg on childhood inoculations.

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The Mayor Of Northampton

Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz on money, snow, booze, business, BIDs, & schools. The eponymous Deanna F. Cook author of a totally cool new cookbook for kids. More at DeannaFCook.com

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Is Historic Northampton history?

Historic Northampton’s Executive Director Nancy Rexford; Divest, Smith!! with student leader Anna George; a special edition of Black in the Valley.

The Poetry Of Vietnam

The extraordinary poet Fred Marchant; The PBS Fan Fare and Valentine’s Day Breakfast with Heidi Stemple, Angela DiTerlizzi, & WGBY’s Marie Waechter; Green Burials with Carol Coan, Leigh Youngblood, Rev. Peter Ives, & Rabbi Justin David.

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Should Vaccines Be Mandatory?

One of foremost medical ethicists in America, Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella; photographer Ellen Augarten –her new show at Historic Northampton, Steve Sanderson on tomorrow’s amazing show at the Academy of Music, & arts correspondent Silas Kopf.

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Two Grammy Winners, One Show

Iconic guitarist Leo Kottke; Grammy award nominee, UMass prof., Eric Berlin; Steve Levine, author of “The Powerhouse”– the story of inventing the battery that could save the world.

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The Sandwich Generation & Books For Your Kids

Iconic guitarist Leo Kottke; Grammy award nominee, UMass prof., Eric Berlin; Steve Levine, author of “The Powerhouse”– the story of inventing the battery that could save the world.

Recent Headlines

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Making headlines this week

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

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Franklin County Residents File Suit Against Feds Over Pipeline

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The suit by residents of Deerfield and Northfield asks the feds to stop all activity related to approval of the project

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Amherst Ponders Puffers Pond Problems

Puffers Pond

Officials say there's been an increase in reports of underage drinking and dogs off leash at the site

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NH Group Receives Grant From VT Yankee Parent Company

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A southwestern NH organization is getting a $350,000 economic development grant for communities affected by the closure of the nuclear power plant

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‘Gone Baby Gone’ actor is pulled from water at beach, dies

Sean Malone

54-year-old Sean Malone died Wednesday night at a hospital