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Tuesday’s Show

State: Number Of Opiate Overdose Deaths Higher Than Thought

There’s dramatic and troubling news Tuesday about the opioid addiction crisis in Massachusetts — it’s getting worse.

Can We Put A Price On The Arts And Culture Industry In Boston?

As big as the economic numbers are, many arts advocates will tell you the value of the industry goes far beyond them.

A Tour Of The Boston Harbor With Leader Vivien Li

The Boston Harbor Association President will be leaving in September to work for Riverlife in Pittsburgh.

Monday, August 3, 2015

Rethinking The State’s Criminal Justice System

Massachusetts state officials have asked for a Justice Department-funded top-to-bottom review of its criminal justice policies — from early release programs, to substance abuse counseling to post-release supervision.

Cambridge Cabbies Strike Against Uber, Lyft

Drivers at the rally say the services have ruined their business and brought down the value of taxi medallions.

The ‘Master Thieves’ Behind Boston’s Greatest Cold Case

We speak to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Steve Kurkjian about his latest book, “Master Thieves,” which offers a deeper understanding into the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum art heist.

Friday, July 31, 2015

Week In Review: Olympic Meltdown, Deflategate, Sales Tax Holiday

Joan Vennochi and Richard Tisei go behind the headlines in our weekly news roundtable.

The Hunt For Boston’s Privately-Owned, Public Spaces

We tour some of the city’s privately-owned public spaces, or “POPS,” with Harvard professor of urban planning, Jerold Kayden.

Remembering Miles Davis At Newport

Newport Jazz Festival co-founder George Wein described the great trumpeter’s 20-year history with the festival, his 1955 rendition of “‘Round Midnight,” and evolution as a musician.

Hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and Anthony Brooks introduce us to newsmakers, big thinkers and artists and bring us stories of relevance to Bostonians here and around the region. Live every weekday at 3.

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