Nightside With Dan Rea

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Rundown for Friday May 22, 2015


Senator Ed Markey Checks In!


The Saga Of The B.U. Professor Continues!


Are We Praising Our Kids Too Much?


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Weare, NH police officer wearing camera. (WBZ-TV)

NightSide Weekend Commentary – Vest Cameras For Police

BOSTON (CBS) – In this Weekend Commentary, Dan Rea thinks all police officers should have cameras to record all interactions with the public. Originally aired May 2nd, 2015.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/02/2015

Jennifer Ring Book

NightSide – Women’s National Baseball

BOSTON (CBS) – Did you know there was a United States Women’s National Baseball Team? Not many do. But despite not getting the buzz or recognition they would like, the team has medaled in every […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/30/2015

(Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

NightSide – Is It Time For Standardized Testing To Go?

BOSTON (CBS) – Standardized testing has become a point of emphasis in many schools across the country ever since we decided to attach federal funding to testing results. With so much emphasis now put on […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/29/2015

1993 Everest Classic Nepal PH-EdWebster

NightSide – Ed Webster Up Mt. Everest

BOSTON (CBS) – Ed Webster has led multiple expeditions up Mt. Everest, and he joins Dan in studio to talk about the country of Nepal and his experiences on the most famous mountain in the […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/29/2015


NightSide – Rep. David Linsky Is In Studio With An Update To A New Law

BOSTON (CBS) – Earlier this month, a new law went into effect regarding headlight use. Now, drivers must turn their headlights on if their wipers are on, as well as between a half hour before […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/28/2015


NightSide – What Happens To Greyhounds After The Track?

BOSTON (CBS) -Greyhounds are well known for their incredible speed, and are commonly used on the racing circuit, especially in southern states. But what happens to these dogs once they have “retired” from a career […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/27/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in federal court, April 8, 2015. (Sketch credit: Jane Rosenberg)

NightSide Weekend Commentary – Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

BOSTON (CBS) – In this Weekend Commentary, Dan Rea looks at the fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Originally aired April 26th, 2015.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/26/2015

Aaron Hernandez convicted in Fall River Superior Court, April 15, 2015. (WBZ-TV)

NightSide Weekend Commentary – Aaron Hernandez Trial

BOSTON (CBS) – This weekend, Dan Rea looks at two huge criminal cases. First up, Aaron Hernandez. Originally aired April 25th, 2015.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/25/2015


NightSide – Hillary

BOSTON (CBS) – Dan and the rest of the NightSide staff are very excited to bring you a special surprise guest tonight at 10pm. Our guest is currently in the middle of a very large […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/23/2015

Eran Singer

NightSide – Checking In With Israeli Public Radio With Eran Singer

BOSTON (CBS) – Eran Singer is a correspondent for Israeli Public Radio, reporting on issues that affect the Arab world. Singer has been interested in Arab affairs since his high school days, and his military […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/22/2015