BOSTON PUBLIC RADIO
3:09 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

BPR: Gov. Patrick, Online Gaming, Alex Beam, Web 25th Anniversary

Are we ready for online gambling in Massachusetts? The Mass. Gaming Commission thinks so. Jim and Margery opened up the lines to hear what listeners had to say.
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BPR 3/13/14

  • Gov. Deval Patrick was back in Studio Three for his monthly "Ask the Gov" segment. Gov. Patrick talked about his new initiative to get more women in leadership positions in government administration and the private sector.
  • Online gaming — is it high time Mass. residents play poker or bet the horses online? Jim and Margery looked at the prospects, and asked callers to weigh in. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is ready to move on it.
  • Boston Globe columnist Alex Beam was Thursday's Open Mic guest. Beam talked about outdoor churches, homelessness, and the Herbalife dustup.
  • By some accounts, Wednesday was the 25th anniversary of the web as we know it. How has your life changed in those two-and-a-half decades? Could you ever go back?

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