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Amy Bishop Indicted: The University of Alabama professor already charged with killing three of her colleagues in February faces an additional murder charge for the 1986 shooting death of her brother in Braintree. Norfolk County DA William Keating joins us.
Gulf Oil Spill Check-In: Environmental contractor and blogger for Boston.com, Garrett Quinn, reports from the gulf clean-up effort.
Henry Louis Gates Arrest: One year after the controversial arrest of the Harvard professor, the New England Center For Investigative Journalism finds no evidence of racial profiling in arrests made by the Cambridge police department.
Everything Money: Our financial guru, Sheryl Marshall, has the latest on financial regulations, the housing crisis, and more.
Celtics Prepare For Game 7: After a crushing loss to the LA Lakers in Game 6 of the NBA Finals, Boston Globe sports reporter Shira Springer tells us what the Celtics have to do to pull off a win tonight.

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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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