Dan Rea

The South Carolina and American flags fly at half mast as the Confederate flag unfurls below at the Confederate Monument June 18, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images)

Charlie Baker: South Carolina’s Confederate Flag ‘Should Be Gone’

Gov. Charlie Baker has apologized for saying South Carolina residents “can make their own call” about flying the Confederate flag outside their state capitol.


Charlie Baker NightSide

NightSide – Gov. Charlie Baker Chats With Dan Rea

BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker joins Dan in the NightSide studio to talk about his first six months in office, the upcoming challenges facing the state as we head into the summer months, […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/18/2015

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NightSide – Chris Dempsey Is Checking In On The Boston Olympics Bid

BOSTON (CBS) – As the summer heats up, so does the debate over whether or not Boston could handle hosting the Olympics in 2024. There have been a number of changes to the bid proposal […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/18/2015

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NightSide – Should We Pay Criminals To Behave?

BOSTON (CBS) – Boston City Councilor Tito Jackson raised some eyebrows with his recent proposal to pay at-risk youth between three hundred and a thousand dollars a month to not commit crimes. But the unorthodox […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/17/2015

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NightSide – The War On Christians In The Middle East

BOSTON (CBS) – We all know about the terrible, evil things that ISIS has done to journalists and other travelers they have captured in recent years. But the media has largely ignored the ongoing persecution […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/16/2015

Dr David Hanscom Book

NightSide – Relieving Pain Without Surgery With Dr. David Hanscom, Author of “Back In Control”

BOSTON (CBS) – Dr. David Hanscom is an orthopedic surgeon. But he believes that surgery should be the absolute last resort for those dealing with chronic pain. He sits down with Dan to talk about […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/15/2015

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NightSide – Double Standard In The Media?

BOSTON (CBS) – Rachel Dolezal, the former head of the NAACP in Spokane, Washington, officially announced her resignation today amid criticisms of racial fraud. Rachel’s own parents recently outed her as a white woman who […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/15/2015

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NightSIde Weekend Commentary – Graduation Advice

BOSTON (CBS) – In this Weekend Commentary, Dan Rea shares advice he and NightSide listeners gave to the graduating class of 2015. Originally aired June 14th, 2015.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/14/2015

Mayor Walsh

NightSide – Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Is In For Wednesdays With Walsh 6/10/15

BOSTON (CBS) – Boston Mayor Marty Walsh stops by the NightSide studio tonight for his monthly appearance. There are a lot of issues facing Boston as we head into the summer, and Mayor Walsh sits […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/11/2015

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NightSide – Dealing With Opiate Addiction

BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts, like many other states across the country, is dealing with an increasing opiate addiction problem. Many lives and millions of dollars are being lost as more and more people fall into […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/10/2015