Nightside With Dan Rea

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Rundown for Monday August 3, 2015


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NightSide – Hillary Clinton Campaign And The Ropes

BOSTON (CBS) – Hillary Clinton had a roped off section for reporters, but it wasn’t a stationary marked section. Reporters were confined to a moving rope containment area.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/06/2015

Whitey Bulger at his sentencing hearing. (Court sketch by Jane Flavell Collins)

NightSide – A Letter From Whitey Bulger

BOSTON (CBS) – Three local high school girls decided that for a leadership project, they would write a letter to the infamous crime boss Whitey Bulger in the Florida prison he now calls home. Surprisingly, […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/30/2015

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NightSide – A Look At Postpartum Depression

BOSTON (CBS) – Postpartum depression, or PPD, affects more new mothers than most people realize. About one in ten women who give birth experience some form of PPD, though it’s only the sensational stories that […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/30/2015

People celebrate in front of the US Supreme Court after the ruling was announced on the Affordable Care Act, June 25, 2015.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

NightSide – The Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare

BOSTON (CBS) – In a 6-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today that the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, would not be struck down despite a technicality in its wording. The central […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/29/2015

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NightSide Weekend Commentary – Strange Bedfellows

BOSTON (CBS) – In this Weekend Commentary, Dan Rea looks at the Trans Pacific Partnership, and the strange alliances it created. Originally aired June 28th, 2015.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/28/2015

The South Carolina and American flags flying at half-staff behind the Confederate flag in front of the State Congress building in Columbia, South Carolina.   (Photo Credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

NightSide Weekend Commentary – Confederate Flag Retirement

BOSTON (CBS) – In this Weekend Commentary, Dan Rea says it’s time to retire the Confederate Flag to the dustbin of history. Originally aired June 27th, 2015.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/27/2015

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NightSide – Should Short-Term Rentals Be Regulated?

BOSTON (CBS) – More and more people are using internet sites like AirBnB or Homeaway to book a place to stay while on vacation, avoiding the high prices and fees that come with booking directly […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/25/2015

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NightSide – A Discussion On The Boston 2024 Olympic Bid

BOSTON (CBS) – In the first true joint appearance since last December, Chris Dempsey, co-chair of No Boston Olympics, and Richard Davey, CEO of Boston 2024 both join Dan in studio to debate Boston as […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/24/2015

A fan wears a badge that reads 'Happy Father's Day'. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

NightSide – Happy Father’s Day!

BOSTON (CBS) – Dan Rea gave callers a chance to talk about their fathers. Originally broadcast June 19th, 2015. Part 1: Part 2:

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/22/2015


NightSide Weekend Commentary – Happy Father’s Day

BOSTON (CBS) – In this Weekend Commentary, Dan Rea salutes all fathers. Originally aired June 21st, 2015.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/21/2015