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Friday’s Show

Week In Review: Casino Decision, Test Scores, Governor’s Race

We ask our panelists about the casino deal for Everett, the latest MCAS test scores and a check-in on politics from Scott Brown and Jean Shaheen to Martha Coakley and Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts Army National Guard Battles Increased Rates Of Suicide

We examine the increased rates of suicide in the Massachusetts National Guard.

Malcolm-Jamal Warner Stars In The Huntington’s ‘Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner’

We talk to Malcolm-Jamal Warner — who’s best known from “The Cosby Show” — about his starring role in the Huntington Theater’s “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner.”

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Harvard Law’s Alan Dershowitz On Democracy’s Compromises

When confronting terrorism, “how should a democracy decide when to compromise its ideals in pursuit of victory?”

9 Things You Didn't Know About New England’s Favorite Autumn Fruit

We bite into the history of America’s founding fruit: the apple.

Question To Repeal Gas Tax Indexing May Confuse Voters

A new WBUR poll shows language in a ballot question to repeal indexing the gas tax to inflation, may be causing confusion among voters.

Watching Scotland Decide On Independence From Jamaica Plain

Friday, citizens of the United Kingdom will wake up to a kingdom that could be a little less united.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Malcolm Rogers Reflects On 20 Years At MFA

Malcolm Rogers, the longest serving director of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, joins us to talk about the future of the MFA and his decision to step down.

MacArthur ‘Genius Grants’ Include Boston Civil Rights Attorney Mary Bonauto

Bonauto is among the 21 people selected for a “no strings attached” fellowship. The civil rights attorney has been a pivotal leader for same-sex marriage.

EMILY’s List President Works To Elect Pro-Choice Democratic Women

We’re joined by the president of EMILY’s List, a major political action committee with a mission to elect pro-choice democratic women to office.

Littlefield On Sports: The NFL In Chaos

Incidents such as child abuse and domestic violence have overwhelmed a league that usually exercises extreme control of its image and messaging.

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