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.

Stan Rosenberg

The Bill Newman Show 5.29.14

State senator (and presumptive state senate president, we say) Stan Rosenberg on topics ranging from Manny Ramirez to the Department…

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The Bill Newman Show 5.28

Award-winning filmmaker Abby Ginzberg on the struggle for freedom and equality in South Africa. Her new film is being shown…

treehouse

The Bill Newman Show 5.27.14

Re-envisioning Foster Care with  Hon Lillian Miranda, Chris Langelier, & Kerry Homestead from the Treehouse Foundation & Barry Chaffkin, CEO…

don perry

The Bill Newman Show 5.23.14

Don Perry –inside and outside the razor wire (an inspiring and chilling interview). Then Scott Coen cheers up Red Sox…

nancy tulanian

The Bill Newman Show 5.22.14

No More Guantanamo’s Executive Director Nancy Talanian; plus, the Rev. and the Rabbi.

jeff and paki

The Bill Newman Show 5.21.14

Mount Holyoke College President Lynn Pasquerella; W. Mass AFSC Director Jeff Napolitano and Paki Wieland on drones in our valley.

sierra leone

The Bill Newman Show 5.20.14

Terry Franklin on marijuana legalization in Massachusetts; Ann-Marie Caulker, human rights activist, on female genital mutilation in west Africa and…

the band

The Bill Newman Show 5.19.14

Craig Harris, author of a new book about The Band. Plus a special edition of Black In The valley.

tony judge

The Bill Newman Show 5.16.14

Tony Judge, Prairie Home Companion producer speaks about his friend and colleague Studs Terkel on what would have been Studs…

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The Bill Newman Show 5.15.14

Doug Fine, author of Hemp Bound: Dispatches form the Front Lines of the Next Agricultural Revolution. Warning: Hemp– it’s not…

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Shrinking U.S. trade gap shows economy’s underlying strength

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The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to its lowest level in five months as exports rose broadly, signaling underlying strength in the economy amid concerns about a global growth slowdown.

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Third UMass Gang Rape Defendant Found Guilty

Courtesy of Jerrey Roberts, Daily Hampshire Gazette. Adam Liccardi

A Hampshire Superior Court jury deliberated for 12 hours before yesterday afternoon finding Adam Liccadi guilty on three of four counts of aggravated rape.

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West Springfield Police Probe Launched After Prisoner Escapes

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Jose Rubet of Springfield was arrested August 22 after allegedly leading officers on a high-speed chase into Agawam. He was arrested and taken to lockup, where he later produced a knife which he waved at officers before escaping through an emergency exit.

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Kentucky clerk jailed for denying same-sex marriage licenses

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The clerk has refused to issue licenses to any couples, gay or straight, since the U.S. Supreme Court in June ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry under the U.S. Constitution, citing her beliefs as an Apostolic Christian.

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Hotel Northampton Workers Plan To Unionize

Hotel Northampton workers march to unionize. Courtesy of Jerrey Roberts, Daily Hampshire Gazette

Around 50 Hotel Northampton workers marched through downtown Tuesday night to announce their intention to bargain collectively. The group attempted to present their union petition to hotel owner Mansour Ghalibaf, who refused to come out of his office to accept it.