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Friday, Dec. 3
Week in Review

Week In Review: On the heels of his federal corruption conviction – the Boston City Council votes Chuck Turner out of a job. Plus, Governor Deval Patrick pushes for executive control of the patronage-ridden probation department and rules out a 2012 run for senate against Scott Brown. Also this week, amid the fall-out from WikiLeaks latest big reveal, Bank of America shares slide on speculation that it might be the next target. Middlesex County Sheriff James DiPaola is laid to rest. And finally, Thumbs up, thumbs down on the Boston Pops going for a caroling record on the common, Tom Brady’s predilection for Uggs, and Derek Jeter a member of Red Sox nation? We’re joined by The Boston Globe’s Kevin Cullen,Terence Burke of Denterlein Public Affairs and Michal Regunberg from Solomon & McCown PR.
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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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