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WAYH About Holiday Travel

WAYH About Holiday Travel
The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is the biggest travel day of the year. There is the highest concentration of cars on the road and the longest lines at the airport. But that doesn’t mean it has to be the most maddening. Our travel experts join us with some forecasts, tips and tricks for a safe and stress-free trip - as we ask, what are they hearing about holiday travel?

Guests:
  Patrick Smith, airline pilot and author of the Ask The Pilot column on Salon.com
  Mary Maguire, director of public affairs, AAA Southern New England.

Links:
  See AAA's Thanksgiving travel forecast
  Check out Ask The Pilot blog
  MassDOT traffic camera page
  Massport’s real time flight info page
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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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