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BPR Full Show I 9/12/18

BPR Full Show: 09/12/18

Nurse Danielle Zamerelli checks patient in the intensive care unit at Emory University Hospital Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, in Atlanta.
John Bazemore/AP
BPR Full Show I 9/12/18
  • A new study finds that a good percentage of the people who are buying condominiums in Boston’s luxury towers are either part-time residents or investors. We opened the lines to hear how others feel about the cost of housing in Boston.
  • In November, voters in Massachusetts will be asked to approve a ballot measure that would regulate the amount of patients nurses can be assigned at a given time. MIT economist, and one of the lead architects behind both MassHealth and The Affordable Care Act joined us to shed some light on the issue.
  • National security expert Juliette Kayyem weighed in on the threat posed by Hurricane Florence and new developments on Trump’s immigration policy.
  • Interim editor of the Boston Globe’s editorial page and WGBH contributor Shirley Leung joined us to talk about Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation process and give us a behind-the-scenes look at the workings of the Globe’s editorial team.
  • ProPublica journalist Alec Macgillis joined us to talk about his new production with Frontline, "Left Behind America," an intimate documentary examining the economic downturn of Dayton, Ohio and how its struggling in a modern economy.
  • WGBH Executive Arts Editor Jared Bowen sat down with us to talk about the latest news from the Boston artistic community, including a discussion about a new series of fog sculpture installations throughout the Emerald Necklace.
  • In New York, gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon has been the target of foodies across the web, who can’t believe she ordered a cinnamon raisin bagel with lox. We opened up the lines to hear what weird food combinations others enjoy, and their thoughts on Nixon’s bagel of choice.
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