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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Space, Jazz, and Breastfeeding

8.3.15 Cheryl Latuner, author of “Baby At My Breast: Reflections of a Nursing Mother”; Hampshire College professor/astronomer Salman Hameed on…

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Will Pot Be Legal in MA in 2017?

7.29 We take one toke over the line with Terry Franklin, board member of Bay State Repeal. And a new edition of ‘Vaya Con Munoz’ with Natalia Munoz.

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Happy Birthday, Medicare!

7.28.15 Best-selling New York Times author Dr. Dale Archer, whose new book is “The ADHD Advantage: What You Thought Was a Diagnosis May Be Your Greatest Strength.” Then, Happy 50th Birthday, Medicare and Medicaid –time to celebrate– and anticipate Medicare for all—we can hope–
with Jackie Wolf (Co-chair of Mass Care: The Massachusetts Campaign for Single Payer Health Care), Diana Stein (professor emeritus, Mount Holyoke College) Gerald Friedman (Chair of the UMass. Economics Dept., and national expert on single payer), and Ruth Smith (social worker with expertise in disability benefits and services)

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The Light At The End of The Tunnel

7.27.15: Why are New Yorkers so depressed? Because the light at the end of the tunnel is New Jersey. Old joke. We apologize to New Jersey natives. We speak with Mount Holyoke College President and medical ethicist Lynn Pasquerella about end-of-life care and Atul Gawande’s book “Being Mortal.” We first interview Professor Eve Spangler—her new book is “Understanding Israel/ Palestine: Race, Nation and Human Rights in the Conflict.”

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Olympic Title Fight

7.24.15 Andrew Zimbalist, Smith College professor, renown sports economist, and author of “Circus Maximus: The Economic Gamble Behnd Hosting the Olympics and the World Cup” on Boston 2024. Inside/Out: what to do inside and out in the valley this weekend with arts correspondent Betsy Stone.

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From Refugee Camp To The Projects

7.23.15 Ko Festival star Sokeo Ros & the festival’s artistic director Sabrina Hamilton; then Molly Bricker of Greenfield –she recently donated part of her liver to a five year old girl she had never met.

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Rock Voices & Latina Voices

7.22.15 RockVoices with Tony Lechner, Dan Belmont, Meredith (Merry) Bixby, Carla Cooke, Nancy Denig, Pauline Fogel, Joan Griswold, & Rachel Tapley. Then, introducing Natalia Munoz.

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The Budget ‘n’ Boots

7.21.15 Jackie Cooper, storyteller Rochelle Wildfong and musician Jack Barry take us back in time discussing “A Legacy of Rural Music, People, Place”; In a sort of “How To”, Dr. Don Robinson describes the 6 year collaboration among more than 100 people from every sector of the community that resulted in the recently released History of Ashfield Volume III.

Recent Headlines

19 hours ago in National

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia dead at 79

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Scalia, appointed to the top U.S. court in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan, was known for his strident conservative views and theatrical flair in the courtroom.

2 days ago in National

Making headlines this week

A couple is seen through an American flag as they walk to a polling place for the New Hampshire primary, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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

2 days ago in Entertainment, National

Roses and roaches: Cold-hearted Valentine’s Day ideas

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With the coldest air in more than a decade forecast to grip the United States this Valentine's Day weekend, the holiday dedicated to love is flashing its frigid side.

2 days ago in Local

SJC Rules For Greenfield Big-Box Appeal

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According to the state Supreme Judicial Court, the opponent’s appeal of a building permit for the French King Highway store can now move forward.

2 days ago in Local

Four Arrests Result of Springfield Drug Raid

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More than a pound of heroin, a large quantity of crack cocaine and four loaded handguns were confiscated in the raid at 38 Denton Circle.