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Tues. 1/10/12
New Hampshire Primary Day

New Hampshire Primary Day
New Hampshire PrimaryWith the arrival of the nation’s first primary, all eyes are on New Hampshire. Will Mitt Romney’s double-digit lead hold up? Can Rick Santorum maintain his Iowa momentum? Is Jon Huntsman about to prove he’s a contender? Or will voters embrace Ron Paul, Mr. “Live Free or Die” himself? We’ll discuss all of that and get live updates from the ground in the Granite State.

Guests:
  Adam Reilly, WGBH political reporter
  Joan Vennochi, Boston Globe columnist
  James Pindell, WMUR political director
  Garrett Quinn, author of the Less is More blog on Boston.com. Has been driving around visiting polling places all morning
  Josh Rogers, NHPR reporter
  Jared Bowen, WGBH reporter
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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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