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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Carrying One’s Mother; News from Outer Space!

3/3 Renowned author Leslea Newman on her new book “I Carry My Mother”; astronomer and professor Salman Hameed on the…

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The Crime Novels Of The Valley

3.2.15 Hamptons Read! with author Hon. Michael Ponsor & Susan Kelly, and Forbes Library’s Lisa Downing, Ellen Meeropol, author of…

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Vitamins. What Are They? (No, Seriously)

2.27.15 Catherine Price, author of “Vitamania: Our Obsessive Quest for Nutritional Perfection.”  The Reverend and the Rabbi. http://media.whmp.com/NEWMAN_february_27_2015.mp3Podcast (bill-newman): Play…

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Madison’s Epic Poem

2.26.15 Burt Neuborne, long-time ACLU Legal Director, author of “Madison’s Music: On Reading the First Amendment,” Rev. Peter Ives, Rabbis…

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The Oldest Living World Series Champion: Monte Irvin

Hall of famer Monte Irvin on his 96th birthday; Jason Kelly—investment guru; Kaliis Smith from Serious Play! On “for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf.”

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Enchanted Theater and Florence’s Abolitionist History

2.24.15 Bruce Laurie, author of “Rebels in Paradise: Sketches of Northampton Abolitionists”; Priscilla Hellwig of the award-winning Enchanted Circle Theater;…

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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.

Recent Headlines

15 hours ago in Local

New Details of Misconduct From State Chemist

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A former state chemist says she was under the influence of drugs for most of her time working in an Amherst drug lab.

15 hours ago in Local

Portland Pirates Hockey Coming to Springfield

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Reports out of Maine indicate that the Portland Pirates of the AHL will relocate to Springfield, replacing the Falcons, which are moving to a new facility in Tucson next season.

15 hours ago in Local

Springfield Water Main Break Knocks Out Power

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It happened at around 1:30 yesterday, creating a massive sinkhole on Main Street and knocking out electricity.

16 hours ago in Local

Northampton Council To Consider Prohibiting Water Privatization

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The council will consider a resolution mandating that the city’s water supply never fall into private hands as it did in Flint Michigan, which eventually led to a contamination of that system.

16 hours ago in Local

Rollover in Southampton Hurts Teen

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The rollover was the culmination of a chase which began in Northampton. An 18-year-old girl riding in the car suffered serious injuries in that accident.