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Nightside With Dan Rea

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Rundown for Friday April 17, 2015


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Recurring Dreams And Nightmares! 


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Workers clear Red Line tracks of snow and ice near Water Street in Quincy. (Photo credit MBTA)

NightSide – A Look At The MBTA With Long-time Transportation Columnist Robin Washington

BOSTON (CBS) – After a long, long winter full of delayed trains and buses, a skeleton schedule, and multiple days of no service at all, the MBTA has finally returned to its regular service schedule. […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/02/2015

Income Tax

NightSide – Steve Forbes Checks In With NightSide

BOSTON (CBS) – Steve Forbes is the editor-in-chief of the business magazine Forbes, and a two-time presidential candidate. Though he says he will not take a third run at the White House in 2016, he […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/02/2015


NightSide – Neil Chayet Is Looking At The Law And Starts His 40th Year

BOSTON (CBS) – Neil Chayet has officially been “Looking At The Law” for four decades. First taking to the air on April 1, 1976, Neil has now broadcast more than 9,600 features! He sits down […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/02/2015


NightSide – Are You On Board With Boston 2024?

BOSTON (CBS) – The Boston Olympics bid has been met with serious skepticism, as Massachusetts taxpayers worry about getting stuck with the tab. Last week, we heard from Richard Davey, CEO of the Boston 2024. […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/01/2015

Police on scene of a shooting in Roxbury on March 27. (WBZ-TV)

NightSide – Reverend Eugene Rivers And Reverend Mark Scott Are In Studio

BOSTON (CBS) – Officer John Moynihan, who was shot in the face during a traffic stop in Roxbury, has been upgraded to stable condition after undergoing surgery to remove the bullet. According to reports, Angelo […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/01/2015

Rep. Joe Kennedy talks to WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Joe Mathieu. (Photo by Peter Casey)

NightSide – U.S. Representative Joe Kennedy Is In Studio

BOSTON (CBS) – Congressman Joseph Kennedy III currently represents the 4th District of Massachusetts in the House of Representatives. Congressman Kennedy joins Dan in the NightSide studio to discuss ongoing budget issues, the volatile situation […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/01/2015

Howard Johnson's will soon close its doors for good. (WBZ-TV)

NightSide – Only Two HoJo’s Left. What Do You Miss?

BOSTON (CBS) – Once a massive empire, Howard Johnson’s restaurants have all but disappeared from the local landscape. With the Lake Placid, New York location being sold and closed this week after nearly sixty years […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/30/2015

(File photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

NightSide Weekend Commentary – Starbucks Wanted A Conversation About Race

BOSTON (CBS) Starbucks wanted a conversation about race, and in this Weekend Commentary, Dan Rea gives it to them. Originally aired March 29th, 2015.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/29/2015

Sen. Elizabeth Warren. (WBZ-TV)

NightSide Weekend Commentary – Some Want Elizabeth Warren To Run For President

BOSTON (CBS) – In this Weekend Commentary, Dan Rea agrees that Senator Warren should run for President. Originally aired March 28th, 2015.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/28/2015

West Roxbury residents protest pipeline. (WBZ-TV)

NightSide – A Look At The West Roxbury Pipeline

BOSTON (CBS) – A proposed natural gas pipeline that would run through West Roxbury has received official approval. But not all West Roxbury residents are happy with the project. Mark McDonald, a natural gas safety […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/26/2015