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BPR Full Show 1/10/2019

BPR Full Show: 1/10/2019

Co-host Jim Braude, comedian Jay Pharoah, and co-host Margery Eagan.
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BPR Full Show 1/10/2019

Today on the show:

  • "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd shared the latest updates from the government shutdown.
  • New member of Congress Rep. Ayanna Pressley discussed the shutdown stalemate, her legislative agenda, and more.
  • Former Suffolk County Sheriff Andrea Cabral explained what the government shutdown means for federal prisons.
  • Comedian and "Saturday Night Live" alum Jay Pharoah told us how he develops his famous impressions.
  • Harvard Graduate School of Education professor Paul Reville weighed in on Boston Public Schools forcing out older students, even if they are on track to graduate.
  • Boston Globe columnist Alex Beam shared his theory that Americans are wasting too much time on crossword puzzles.
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