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NightSide with Dan Rea – August 26, 2016 

Tim Cahill in for Dan

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NightSide – Did We Pay Ransom To Iran?

BOSTON (CBS) – A new report in the Wall Street Journal has uncovered a troubling incident between the U.S. and Iran. Despite a longstanding policy that America does not negotiate with terrorists, some are charging […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/04/2016

Erik Vendt

NightSide – Former Olympian Erik Vendt Stops By

BOSTON (CBS) – With the Summer Olympics in Rio set to kick off at the opening ceremony on Friday, we thought it’d be interesting to hear from someone who’s competed at the world’s highest level. […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/03/2016

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NightSide – Congressman Seth Moulton Is In Studio

BOSTON (CBS) – U.S. Representative Seth Moulton joins Dan in the NightSide studio to take your calls! Congressman Moulton was in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention last week, and he’ll give his thoughts on […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/03/2016

Kitten up for adoption

NightSide – Norman the Cat Update

BOSTON (CBS) – Dan, I have good news to share!! (I’d thought I’d send an e-mail as you’re on-the-air): I talked to Becky in East Providence. It looks like she will be able to provide […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/03/2016

By George Orwell Few authors have worked their way into the English language like George Orwell. His novel 1984, which was originally published in 1949, continues to be one of the most influential novels of all time. Common terms like big brother is watching and the thought police originate from Orwell's tale of a totalitarian society. The issues of censorship, freedom and surveillance are just as relevant today as they were when the novel was originally published.

NightSide – Censorship On Campus

BOSTON (CBS) – The University of Houston Student Vice President is facing sanctions over a Facebook post in the immediate aftermath of the Dallas attack that read in part, “all lives matter”. As a result […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/03/2016

Peter Bradford

NightSide – A Rebirth Of Nuclear Power

BOSTON (CBS) – There has been a concerted effort in recent years to invest and develop green energy to help lessen the burden we put on our planet. But could nuclear power be part of […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/03/2016

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NightSide – No Sales Tax Holiday

BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts legislators decided not to renew the annual sales tax holiday weekend this year, with some saying that the state simply couldn’t afford to take any money out of the budget. This […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/03/2016

Hillary Clinton (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) and Donald Trump. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NightSide – Who’s The Bigger Liar?

BOSTON (CBS) – Hillary Clinton sat down with Fox News’ Chris Wallace on Sunday to address the ongoing email scandal and FBI Director James Comey’s testimony to Congress. But was she truthful in the interview? […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/02/2016


NightSide – Best Laid Plans

BOSTON (CBS) Take a look at the behind the scenes on what can sometimes happen on a talk show. Dick Morris was scheduled to talk about his book, but wasn’t able to be with us […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/02/2016

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NightSide – Mary Ann Mendoza Speaks Out

BOSTON (CBS) – Mary Ann Mendoza is the mother of Sgt. Brandon Mendoza, who was killed by an illegal immigrant in a drunk driving accident. She joins NightSide to talk about the tragic loss of […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/01/2016

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