Nightside With Dan Rea

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NightSide with Dan Rea – July 29, 2016 


North Korean Nuke Program

Travel to the Future: Election Night!

Do You Talk Politics with Friends?


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LINK: The Shadow Fund: Helping Companion Animals Obtain Needed and Affordable Medical Care


If you or someone you know works in a local police department, this Missouri police officer who was shot and paralyzed earlier this month enjoys seeing different police patches from around the country. You can send them to the Ballwin Police Dept, c/o Community Affairs Unit, 300 Park Drive, Ballwin, MO 63011


Jennifer Braceras

NightSide – Jennifer Braceras Is In Studio

BOSTON (CBS) – Political analyst Jennifer Braceras joins Dan in studio to talk about last week’s Republican National Convention, and the chaotic start to this week’s Democratic National Convention. Is it possible for the Democrats […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/26/2016

(Photo by Jay Borselle)

NightSide – Democrats In Disarray

BOSTON (CBS) – Over the weekend, hackers released thousands of emails from Democratic party staff. The emails revealed that a number of high ranking party officials were at the very least discussing possible ways to […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/25/2016

(Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

NightSide Weekend Commentary – Early Voting

BOSTON (CBS) In this Weekend Commentary, Dan Rea looks at a suggestion by Massachusetts Democrats to keep polls open longer. Originally aired July 24th, 2016.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/24/2016

The banner outside the Somerville police station. (WBZ-TV)

NightSide Weekend Commentary – A War On Police

BOSTON (CBS) – In this Weekend Commentary, Dan Rea says it’s a dangerous situation for police. Originally aired July 23rd, 2016.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/23/2016

The banner at Somerville city hall. (WBZ-TV)

NightSide – Banner to Stay

BOSTON (CBS) – Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone said Thursday that he will not take down a Black Lives Matter banner that is on the front of City Hall, ignoring the request of the city’s police […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/23/2016

Gene Hartigan

NightSide – RNC Week Recap

BOSTON (CBS) – Dan looks back at this past week in Cleveland with WBZ Political Analyst and Republican Strategist Gene Hartigan. Everything that happened from Donald Trump’s acceptance speech, to all the other speakers and […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/22/2016

Deirdre Houtmeyers

NightSide – WBZ Cares – St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children

BOSTON (CBS) – As part of our ongoing series WBZ Cares, WBZ News Radio will be featuring a different charitable organization every month. Tonight, Dan will be join in studio by Deirdre Houtmeyers, President of […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/22/2016

Ted Cruz speaks at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, on July 20, 2016.  (Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

NightSide – Senator Cruz Refuses To Endorse Trump

BOSTON (CBS) – Senator Ted Cruz, who became Donald Trump’s biggest rival in the second half of the primary season, spoke last night at the Republican National Convention. But instead of endorsing Donald Trump, Cruz […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/22/2016

Kim McCarthy and Mario Olivera

NightSide – Concerns Of Police Survivors

BOSTON (CBS) – Kim McCarthy lost her husband, Medfield Police Sgt. Daniel McCarthy, in 2000 when he was killed by a pick-up truck during a traffic detail. She is now the president of the New […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/20/2016

(Photos by John Moore/Getty Images and Rhona Wise/AFP/Getty Images)

NightSide – Do You Talk Politics With Friends?

BOSTON (CBS) – This campaign has been a very heated one, and with the conventions happening this week and next, it’s only going to get more intense between now and November. With both sides making […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/20/2016

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