BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
3:34 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

BPR: Death Penalty, Callie Crossley, The Long Mile, Emily Rooney, Friday News Quiz

New Hampshire senators voted Thursday to leave the Granite State's death penalty in place.
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BPR 4/18/14

  • On Thursday, New Hampshire state senators voted to uphold the state's death penalty. Jim and Margery opened the lines to ask listeners about the death penalty — is it appropriate in some circumstances? Should it be banned? Or are you comfortable with its current use?
  • Callie Crossley talked about the demise of pirate radio station Touch 106.1 FM, which was shut down Thursday. Callie is the host of Under the Radar with Callie Crossley, which airs Sundays at 6 PM.
  • Boston Globe writers Jenna Russell and Scott Helman talked about their new book Long Mile Home. For more from the interview click here.
  • Emily Rooney talked about her recent knee injury with Jim and Margery, and offered another installment of Emily's List. Emily hosts Greater Boston and Beat the Press.
  • For the Friday News Quiz, father-daughter duo Joe and Natalie Stavas talked about running the Boston Marathon together, and about helping the injured after bombs went off at last year's Boston Marathon finish line.

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