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BPR Full Show Post: 12/13

A polar bear stands on a patch of ice in the Franklin Strait in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago on July 22, 2017.
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  • We took your calls about the Doug Jones victory down in Alabama.
  • Brian McGrory joined us to explain the Boston Globe's decision not to name perpetrators of inappropriate workplace conduct.
  • National security expert Juliette Kayyem broke down the latest updates from the Mueller investigation.
  • Medical ethicist Art Caplan explained how opioids might be used to execute prisoners on death row.
  • Alexandra Teague and Dean Rader, the editors of an anthology of poems about gun violence, came in to talk about the fifth anniversary of the Sandy Hook school shooting and their book, "Bullets Into Bells."
  • Science correspondent Heather Goldstone gave us her thoughts on the viral video of a starving polar bear, and how climate change is linked to recent environmental disasters and extreme weather.
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