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WGBH's Ralph Ranalli discusses his interview with Lawrence Mayor and Mass State Representative William Lantigua as a $35 million state bailout of the city of Lawrence is being debated.

Kathleen Conley Norbut, United to Stop Slots in Massachusetts

 Erik Malmstrom Wrote a piece entitled, Home Fires: The Two Worlds of the Citizen-Soldier, in Saturday’s NY Times (Opinionator blog) Served as an infantry officer with the 10th Mountain Division and is currently a graduate student at the Kennedy School of Government and Harvard Business School.

Plus, Do colleges redline Asian American students with Kara Miller, who teaches rhetoric and history at Babson College

 

**Correction: In the Erik Malmstrom interview, Emily says Erik did multiple tours to Iraq and Afghanistan, in fact he only deployed once to Afghanistan.

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012       Listen 897

The Great Back Bay Blackout
After a smoky electrical transformer fire knocked out power to about 21,000 homes and businesses, sections of the neighborhood are getting back online. But problems are expected to persist into tonight. We’ll have the latest.

Guests:
  Garrett Quinn, WGBH contributor and author of the Less is More blog on Boston.com
  Meg Mainzer-Cohen, president of the Back Bay Association
  Marcia Gregg, a Back Bay resident who (along with her family) lost power (and still doesn’t have it)
  David Jacobs, publisher and editor The Boston Courant, covers Back Bay, South End Beacon Hill and Fenway

The Baffler Is Back
The self-described “journal that blunts the cutting edge” is back in print after a two-year hiatus. The Baffler’s latest issue of scathing media, political and cultural criticism hits newsstands tomorrow. And no cow is sacred. (Not even the one that pays its bills).

Guests:
  John Summers, editor of The Baffler
  Thomas Frank, journalist and author of books like What’s The Matter With Kansas? and most recently, Pity The Billionaire. Founding editor of The Baffler

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