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Occupy Boston Protesters Arrested

Occupy Boston Protesters Arrested 
Occupy BostonPolice say most of the more than 100 Occupy Boston protesters arrested overnight are charged with trespassing. They say the demonstrators ignored warnings to stay away from the Rose Kennedy Greenway, where a local conservancy group recently planted $150,000 worth of shrubs. We’re joined by WGBH producer Toni Waterman - who is live in Dewey Square - and by Occupy Boston organizer Nadeem Mazen.

More Occupy Boston coverage from WGBH Radio and TV
  Dozens Arrested In Occupy Boston Protests 
  Occupy Boston Protesters Gather In The Hub
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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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