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Rundown for Friday October 9, 2015


Looking At Patrick Kennedy’s Thoughts About Addiction!


State Auditor Suzanne Bump On DCF Reforms!


Is There A Racial Double Standard?


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NightSide – How Do We Deal With Russia?

BOSTON (CBS) – Russian forces began airstrikes in Syria today, claiming they are targeting ISIS, and instructing the U.S. to stop our own attacks. But U.S. officials say they are skeptical of the true purpose […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/30/2015

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NightSide – Could The Next Speaker Affect The Immigration Debate?

BOSTON (CBS) – When John Boehner announced last week that he will be stepping down as Speaker of the House, it caught members of both parties by surprise. But there has been a long brewing […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/30/2015

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NightSide – Ask A Lawyer

BOSTON (CBS) – Every year, NightSide and WBZ News Radio team up with the Massachusetts Bar Association to bring you Ask A Lawyer, your chance for free legal answers and advice! NightSide kicks off at […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/30/2015

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NightSide – How Do We Keep Drug Prices Reasonable?

BOSTON (CBS) – The volatility of prescription drug prices was highlighted last week, when a young hedge fund manager purchased the patents for a long-established drug used to treat AIDS, and then raised the price […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/29/2015

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NightSide – Major Reforms On Tap For The DCF

BOSTON (CBS)- Governor Baker declared that the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families lacks a clear mission, and called for some major reforms at a press conference yesterday. According to Governor Baker, the agency needs […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/29/2015

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NightSide – Concussions And Youth Sports

BOSTON (CBS) – While the NFL and the New England Patriots spent more than half a year embroiled in a scandal regarding air pressure in footballs, it seems the public focus on head injuries, specifically […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/28/2015

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NightSide – Trump Reveals Tax Plan And More

BOSTON (CBS) – Donald Trump, who has dominated the Republican race up to this point, sat down with Scott Pelley on 60 Minutes to get into how exactly he would “Make America Great Again.” But […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/28/2015

Children, Playground, Playing, Activity

NightSide – Are We Ruining Childhood For Today’s Children?

BOSTON (CBS) – According to Boston College Professor Peter Gray, allowing children to simply play is a crucial part of learning and development. But with all of the structure and restrictions we have placed on […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/25/2015

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NightSide – Worcester High Schools Ban Hoodies

BOSTON (CBS) – The Worcester Telegram & Gazette has reported that two Worcester high schools have officially banned hooded sweatshirts over potential safety issues. The decision was made at the recommendation of police, and done […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/25/2015

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NightSide – Would You Vote For A Muslim For President?

BOSTON (CBS) – Todd Feinberg asks if you would vote for a Muslim to be President. Originally broadcast September 24th, 2015.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–09/24/2015