Wednesday’s Show

What Not To Talk About Over Turkey: Politics!

It’s time for an update on the GOP race with political commentator Ken Rudin.

Springer On Sports: Fantasy Sites Go To Court, Football And Thanksgiving

Shria Springer, investigative reporter for the Sports section of the Boston Globe, joins us to talk sports.

A Short History Of The Urban Turkey

While many of us picked our Thanksgiving bird at the market, some New Englanders didn’t need to look any further than their backyard.

Tony Maws Serves Up Thanksgiving Cheer

Thanksgiving, of course, is a time for families to come together and share a late autumn feast. But what about the millions of Americans who have to work on the holiday — like firefighters?

Session Americana Turns Tired Conversation Into Music With 'Pack Up The Circus'

Whether you’re preparing Thanksgiving dinner or traveling to get there we want to leave you with some music from the Boston-based roots band, Session Americana.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Free Speech On The T: MBTA Board Bans Political, Religious And Social Ads

A controversial decision by the MBTA pits free speech rights against concerns about costly litigation.

How Rutland, Vt., Is Taking On Drug Trafficking With ‘Project Vision’

Rutland had developed a reputation as “heroin city,” but now, drug-related crimes are down, hundreds of people are going into treatment and drug dens are being demolished.

Newton Mayor Setti Warren On Income Inequality

How much can a mayor do to tackle the growing challenge of income inequality?

Author Rick Riordan Takes On Norse Mythology And Boston In New Book

Rick Riordan is the author behind the wildly popular “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” series. Now, Riordan lives with his family in Boston, and he’s written the first book in a new series based here in this city.

Monday, November 23, 2015

How Are Refugees Screened In Massachusetts?

In the aftermath of Paris, there is increased scrutiny on the refugee screening process for Syrians. We look at that process with expert Sasha Chanoff.

CommonHealth: ‘Sundowning’ And How To Prevent It

“Sundowning” is the term used by doctors and nurses for when some elderly patients start acting delirious when twilight falls.

Who Is Choosing To Home School Children In Massachusetts?

In the Boston area, more families than ever before are choosing to educate their children outside of district school systems.

Why Has History Forgotten Massachusetts Women’s Rights Leader Lucy Stone?

Historian Sally McMillen argues that Lucy Stone deserved a place in the pantheon of those who fought for women’s rights, alongside Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony.

Host Meghna Chakrabarti introduces us to newsmakers, big thinkers and artists and brings us stories of relevance to Bostonians here and around the region. Live every weekday at 3 p.m. and 10 p.m.

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