Nightside with Dan Rea - Rundown for August 2, 2019

The Dangers On Methadone Mile. An officer at the Suffolk County House of Correction was attacked on methadone mile as he was heading to work yesterday prompting the Suffolk County Sheriff Steven Tompkins to call for an emergency meeting with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, Suffolk DA Rachael Rollins and Boston Police Commissioner William Gros. The Sheriff says the situation outside of the House of Correction has become untenable and the safety of officers, staff and guests are now in jeopardy. Is this what comes from treating drug addiction as an illness?

The Hidden Killer. Tom Tinlin survived a brain aneurysm only to discover that more than half of the country has an aneurysm and may never even know it. Dan will be joined by Tim and Dr. Chris Oglivey of the Brain Aneurysm institute at Beth Israel Hospital to answer your questions

Is The Tour De France The World's Biggest Athletic Event? Dan says the world's best athletes are baseball or football players or anybody but professional cyclists who endure the three week Tour de France event every July. Nancy says he does not recognize the strength and endurance of the riders and that the Tour is actually the world's biggest sporting event. Whose side are you on?

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