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2015-07-24 | Jaz Tupelo // Audio + Blog
Witless Sampler

rangerBill is back from vacation, though some folks apparently thought he was working. Jaz is not planning a wedding. Also, newsflash: racism still exists.

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Friday 24 July 2015 Audio + Blog

2015-07-10 | Jaz Tupelo // Audio + Blog
Bern-ing up

f243b57cfd5ba491d0d23e4238d863ea_400x400Friend of the show Bill Scher stops by to talk about his latest piece for Politico, the value Bernie brings to the presidential race, and what a winning strategy might look like. Also, Bill and Jaz discuss the damage caused by Bill Cosby’s “moral authority.”


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Friday 10 July 2015 Audio + Blog

2015-07-03 | Jaz Tupelo // Audio + Blog

chief jodySince we last talked, it feels like the whole country has been on the most intense emotional roller coaster. We reflect on the grief, hatred, and, yes, stupidity that has erupted around the murder of nine people in Charleston; we celebrate the SCOTUS ruling on marriage equality, and acknowledge that there is still more work to do; and closer to home, we applaud the confirmation and swearing in of Jody Kasper as Northampton’s first woman police chief. Also, Jaz has a suggestion for Pat Boone.


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Friday 3 July 2015 Audio + Blog

2015-06-19 | Jaz Tupelo // Audio + Blog
Everybody Wins

lillysidewebWe welcome back old friend of the show Adam Novitt, recently named Director of the Lilly Library in Florence, to talk about the value of libraries…and whatever else he wants to talk about; conversations with Adam always take unexpected and delightful turns. We also note the passing of two beloved and respected area residents.


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Friday 19 June 2015 Audio + Blog
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2015-06-12 | Jaz Tupelo // Audio + Blog
Good Cops, Bad Cops

11391518_10155641582510510_3461832915997488516_nAnother week, another example of cops behaving badly. Meanwhile, here in Northampton, we’re fortunate to have a choice between two progressive, community-minded officers as finalists for our Chief of Police. We also have a choice of some very cool looking benches, thanks to some community-minded youth.


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Friday 12 June 2015 Audio + Blog
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