Today on Boston Public Radio:

— We opened our lines to talk with listeners about the rise of Michael Bloomberg’s 2020 campaign.

— NBC Sports Boston reporter Trenni Kusnierek discussed Mookie Betts getting traded from the Red Sox to the Dodgers and new restrictions at the Tokyo Marathon over fears about the coronavirus.

— Former State Transportation Secretary James Aloisi and Transportation for Massachusetts Director Chris Dempsey discussed South Station construction and long-term closures planned this summer for the green line.

— Food writer Corby Kummer discussed the impact of coronavirus fears on Chinese restaurants across the U.S. and new research on the health benefits of coffee.

— TV writer Bob Thompson discussed the debut of the Black News Channel, reviewed Apple TV’s "Visible,” the New Hampshire primary edition of “The Conners” and "Better Call Saul."

— CNN’s John King discussed Wednesday night’s Democratic debate and where the 2020 Democratic candidates stand ahead of Saturday’s Nevada caucuses.

— We re-opened our lines to talk with listeners about news on the health benefits of coffee, and how it might affect your relationship with the beverage.