Nightside With Dan Rea

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Rundown for Thursday July 2, 2015



Gearing Up For The Fourth!


Happy July 2nd?


Mickey Mouse Says No Selfie Sticks In His House!


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The Sniper and the Wolf

NightSide – American Sniper Co-Author Scott McEwen Checks In

BOSTON (CBS) – Scott McEwen, who co-wrote American Sniper with Chris Kyle, joins NightSide to talk about his latest book, as well as what it was like working with the deadliest sniper the American military […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/28/2015

(AP Graphic)

NightSide – Continue The Minimum Mandatory Sentences?

BOSTON (CBS) – Recently, Massachusetts Supreme Court Chief Justice Ralph Gants has made comments coming out in favor of abolishing the state’s minimum mandatory sentences for drug offenders, arguing among other things, they limit a […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/28/2015

(Photo by PA3 Kelly Newlin/U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

NightSide – The Commander Of The U.S.S. Constitution Is In Studio

BOSTON (CBS) – Commander Sean Kearns assumed command of the U.S.S. Constitution in July 2013. The ship, also known as “Old Ironsides”, is currently in dry dock, where it will undergo repairs and restorations for […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/27/2015


NightSide – Are Boston Restaurants A Health Risk?

BOSTON (CBS) – The Boston Globe waded through piles and piles of city records, and found that nearly half of the city’s restaurants and food service locations have been cited for serious health and sanitary […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/26/2015

(Credit: Thinkstock)

NightSide – Alternative Health Coverage

BOSTON (CBS) – The Affordable Care Act mandates everyone in this country have healthcare through your insurance provider. But if you take care of yourself using natural or holistic methods of healthcare, your insurance company […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/26/2015

Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush. (Photos by JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images and Mike Coppola/Getty Images for RFK Ripple Of Hope)

NightSide Weekend Comment – Welcome Back To 1992

BOSTON (CBS) – In this Weekend Commentary, Dan Rea looks at the upcoming 1992 election between Bush and Clinton. I mean, the 2016 election between Bush and Clinton. Originally aired May 24th, 2015.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/24/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (Credit: Jane Rosenberg)

NightSide Weekend Comment – New York Times Objects To Death Penalty

BOSTON (CBS) – In this Weekend Commentary, Dan Rea says the New York Times are wrong when they basically tell Boston we shouldn’t want the Boston Bomber to get the death penalty. Originally aired May […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/23/2015

Pedro Martinez (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

NightSide – Pedro!

BOSTON (CBS) – There are very few celebrities that end up being so famous they can be referred to by simply a first name. Pedro Martinez is certainly one of them. Michael Silverman has been […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/21/2015

Asra Nomani Book

NightSide – Can Feminism And Islam Coexist?

BOSTON (CBS) – Asra Nomani moved from India to the United States when she was four years old. A former Wall Street Journal reporter for fifteen years, Nomani is now an author, journalism professor, and […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/20/2015

President Obama awards the Medal of Honor to Ryan Pitts of Nashua, N.H., in a White House ceremony. (WBZ-TV)

NightSide – Medal of Honor Recipient Ryan Pitts

BOSTON (CBS) – The Medal of Honor is the United States of America’s highest military honor. It is given out for acts of valor that go above and beyond the call of duty. NightSide Nation […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/19/2015