Today on Boston Public Radio:

  • Love it or hate it, the Encore Casino will be opening its doors this Sunday in Everett. We opened the lines to ask our listeners about their opinions on the new casino.
  • Medical ethicist Art Caplan discussed the rising suicide rates among teenagers, as well as a new bill signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo that ends religious exemptions for vaccines.
  • Emily Rooney, host of Beat the Press, joined Jim and Margery in the WGBH studio at the Boston Public Library to share her list of fixations and fulminations.
  • Callie Crossley, host of Under the Radar with Callie Crossley, discussed the House hearing on reparations for slavery and racial injustice, as well as President Trump's refusal to apologize to the exonerated Central Park Five.
  • Shirley Leung, business columnist at The Boston Globe, called in from the Encore Casino to give us a a preview and insider's look inside the building.
  • Edgar B. Herwick III, host of The Curiosity Desk, and WGBH producer Andy Hicks joined in for a Jim and Margery themed news quiz.