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 BREAKING: FBI search Watertown location for possible connection to NYC car bomb plot. WGBH’s Toni Waterman will have the latest from the scene.
Governors Race 2010, Negative Campaign Ads: As he slips in a new poll, Independent Candidate for Governor Tim Cahill gets slammed with another round of attack ads put out by the RGA. Later in the hour, WGBH’s Adam Reilly reports back on Cahill’s reaction, but first we’ll check in with John Walsh, the chairman of the Massachusetts Democratic Party.
Hingham Catholic School: The St. Paul Elementary School reportedly rescinds a student’s admission based on his parent’s sexual orientation. Marianne Duddy-Burke, executive director of DignityUSA is here.
Everything Money: Financial Consultant Sheryl Marshall explains the recent erratic behavior on Wall Street and what it means for our checkbooks.

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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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