Friday, April 6, 2012
In this photo taken May 24, 2011, a commuter train leaves the MBTA station in Andover. (AP)

Week In Review: Cahill Indicted, Big Dig Troubles

We talk about the indictment of former state treasurer, Tim Cahill, the high cost of replacing flawed lighting fixtures in the Big Dig, and the Defense of Marriage Act constitutionality hearing in Boston appeals court.

A Rare Girl Battles A Rare Disease

Nine-year-old Riley Cerabona has a one-in-a-million disease that creates increasingly aggressive “lumps and bumps” on and in her body.

Riley Cerabona (Courtesy of Kristen Davis)

Race And Real Estate In Boston

We take a closer look at ghost buying and other practices that surround race and real estate in Boston and the rest of the nation.

Kirsten Greenidge took a driving tour through Arlington, Mass, with WBUR's Andrea Shea. Alrington inspired her play "The Luck of the Irish." (Andrea Shea/WBUR)

Your Feedback: ‘Skeptical And Harassing’ Edition

We read through some of your comments on our recent shows, including our interview with the proponent of a Florida-style “stand your ground” bill in Massachusetts that one listener found “skeptical and harassing.”

Arleen Poitier holds a rally sign for a 17-year-old boy who shot to death by a Sanford, Fla. neighborhood watch captain as thousands gathered in downtown Miami, Sunday. (AP)

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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