10:32 am
Thu June 20, 2013

BPR: James Gandolfini Dead At 51, Aaron Hernandez Investigated, Writer George Plimpton Remembered

Actor James Gandolfini died Wednesday at the age of 51. Gandolfini is best known for his role as Tony Soprano on the HBO series The Sopranos.
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  • Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is being investigated in connection with a body found Monday near the star's North Attleborough home.
  • Jim Braude said The Sopranos is his "favorite show of all time." Jim and Margery talked about the passing of James Gandolfini, better known as Tony Soprano.
  • Christopher Lydon, host of Radio Open Source, talked about a new documentary about sports writer George Plimpton.
  • The Massachusetts Department of Transportation announced today that the Callahan Tunnel — a major connector from downtown Boston to Logan Airport — will close for three months beginning in January 2014. Jim and Margery discussed.
  • Innovation Hub host Kara Miller stopped by studio three to talk about education.

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