Today on Boston Public Radio:

We opened phone and text lines to ask listeners about their relationship with work commutes, and if they enjoy getting a moment’s rest before and after the workday.

Trenni Casey discussed a new study finding evidence of CTE in 92% of NFL players evaluated at a specialized Boston University center, and a story about a Connecticut Whole Foods worker who holds the title of most Mount Everest ascents by a woman. Casey is an anchor and reporter for NBC Sports Boston, and a Boston Public Radio contributor.

Trenni Casey on BPR | Feb. 7, 2023

Carol Rose spoke on Massachusetts debuting an abortion resource hotline, as well as a pending lawsuit out of Texas that would ban abortion pills nationwide. Rose is executive director of the Massachusetts ACLU.

Carol Rose on BPR | Feb. 7, 2023

Lee Pelton talked about scrutiny of the Memphis Police Department in the aftermath of Tyre Nichols’ death, and why he’s not concerned with public criticism of the Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King memorial on Boston Common. Pelton is President and CEO of The Boston Foundation.

Lee Pelton on BPR | Feb. 7, 2023

Corby Kummer reflected on the passing of Bob Born, credited with making marshmallow Peeps a mass-produced phenomenon. Kummer is executive director of the Food and Society policy program at the Aspen Institute, a senior editor at The Atlantic and a senior lecturer at the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.

Corby Kummer on BPR | Feb. 7, 2023

John King gave his two cents on rumors that Labor Secretary and former Boston Mayor Marty Walsh will become Executive Director of the NHL Players’ Association. He also spoke about President Biden’s coming State of the Union Address on Tuesday night at 9 p.m. King is CNN’s chief National Correspondent and anchor of "Inside Politics."

John King on BPR | Feb. 7, 2023

We closed the show by re-opening phone and text lines to hear listeners’ gripes with America’s transition away from cash.