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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Peace & Justice

3.31- Natalia Munoz guest hosts as Reverend Peter Ives speaks with Manuel Pintado member of PHENOM, Jobs with Justice, and of the First Churches Peace and Justice Committee.

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Poetry With Purpose

Natalia Muñoz guest host and talks with Northampton Poet Laureate, Patick Donnelly, about his event for A Positive Place

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So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed

3.29.16- Josh Silver sits in for Bill Newman speaking with Jon Ronson on his new book So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, plus the Western Wind Choir.


Has The Sun Gone Down on The Arab Spring?

3.28.16 Josh Silver guest hosts and talks with Dr. Muqtedar Khan (University of Delaware) about the Arab Uprising 5 years on. Plus Newsweek reporter, Jessica Firger on how alcohol is not actually going to make you healthier. And Jeanne Hoose and Marty Wahl from the Northampton Education Foundation Adult Spelling Bee.

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Senate President Rosenberg & Bach

3.19- Senate President Stan Rosenberg, Peter Blanchette.

Recent Headlines

2 days ago in National

Making headlines this week


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

2 days ago in National

Teen pregnancies hit historic low


The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

2 days ago in National

U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris in this April 15, 2014 file photo.

The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

2 days ago in National, World

Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises


U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.

2 days ago in National, World

No wall, but more high-tech gear, fencing sought by U.S. border agents


The modest scope of the requirements, details of which were contained in internal emails seen by Reuters and described by Border Patrol officials in interviews, contrasts sharply with calls by Republican presidential candidates for more drastic measures to secure the border.