Nightside With Dan Rea

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NightSide with Dan Rea – Rundown for November 16, 2017



Transgender Inmate Sues Massachusetts!


WBZ Cares!


Time For Senator Franken To Step Down? 



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NightSide – Time For Senator Franken To Step Down?

BOSTON (CBS) – A California radio and TV host has come forward and accused Senator Al Franken of groping her and kissing her without her consent. Franken has apologized, but does that go far enough? Should Senator Franken step down from his Congressional seat? Shouldn’t those calling for Roy Moore to step down also join […]


NightSide – WBZ Cares – Sportsmen’s Tennis and Enrichment Center (STEC)

BOSTON (CBS) – As part of our ongoing WBZ Cares series, we take some time every month to highlight a local charitable organization and the good work they do in the Greater Boston community. This month, we welcome in Toni Wiley, Executive Director of the Sportsmen’s Tennis and Enrichment Center (STEC), to talk about what […]


NightSide – Transgender Inmate Sues Massachusetts

BOSTON (CBS) – A transgender woman who is serving a sentence for a nonviolent drug offense is suing the Massachusetts Department of Correction in an effort to be treated as a woman. The inmate, referred to in the lawsuit as Jane Doe, has identified as female and been receiving hormone therapy for almost forty years. […]


NightSide – Massachusetts State Police Corruption

BOSTON (CBS) – Two Massachusetts troopers have sued the Massachusetts State Police over allegations that they were forced to cover up details of the arrest of a judge’s daughter, who was caught driving while under the influence of drugs and alcohol. In the wake of the controversy, Massachusetts State Police superintendent Richard McKeon announced last […]


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NightSide – Is Thanksgiving Your Favorite Holiday?

BOSTON (CBS) – While Christmas often gets more attention, many Americans actually say that Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday of the year. We’ve all heard the stories about the first Thanksgiving, but how has the holiday changed over hundreds of years? Melanie Kirkpatrick, author and senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, joins Dan to talk […]


NightSide – The Future of the Mass Pike

BOSTON (CBS) – Boston drivers know that the Mass Pike has its problems. Specifically in the area where the road cuts through Allston, traffic can often be brutal at any time of day. But the plan to address the problem and redo the roads in that area could reportedly cost one billion dollars or more. […]


NightSide – Another Woman Accuses Moore

BOSTON (CBS) – Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for the open Alabama Senate seat, is facing another accuser. Beverly Nelson came forward today, stating that when she was 16, Moore tried to rape her. This new allegation came after Senator Mitch McConnell called on Moore to step aside, saying that he believed the women who […]


NightSide – Dr. Murray Howe – Lessons Learned From His Father

BOSTON (CBS) – Gordie Howe was an NHL legend, known to many as “Mr. Hockey”. Tonight, Dan talks with one of Gordie’s sons, Dr. Murray Howe, about the lessons he learned from his father, and what his legacy has meant to the family. Tune in to hear some of his favorite stories and memories.


NightSide – The Ultimate Slippery Slope

BOSTON (CBS) – Leigh Sprague graduated from Columbia Law School. For years, he worked in international finance and securities, working for high-power law firms and handling major deals. In time, Sprague found himself working for a Russian billionaire. In that role, the temptation eventually became too great, and Sprague ended up stealing millions of dollars […]


NightSide – Too Early For Christmas?

BOSTON (CBS) – It’s not even Thanksgiving yet – are you annoyed by seeing Christmas and holiday season notices already?


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