Hello From New Zealand. This evening, U.S. Ambassador to the Independent State of Samoa and New Zealand, Scott Brown, joins Ben Parker to discuss his time as ambassador, what’s happening in New Zealand, and anything else you’d like to ask him!
Baseball to Return! MLB and the players finally worked out their negotiations and settled on a return date to start the delayed baseball season this year. The regular season was delayed this year due to COVID-19 (as was the case for many sports and recreational clubs). Here to discuss this shortened season and the changes being made to the way they play baseball this year is Executive Sports Editor for the Eagle Tribune, Bill Burt.
Substantial Errors In Holyoke. After Governor Baker ordered a probe into the way the leaders at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home handled the COVID-19 pandemic (which resulted in the tragic loss of 76 lives living at the Home), the report found the leadership team made decisions that were “utterly baffling from an infection-control perspective." As a result, Massachusetts Secretary of Veterans’ Services, Francisco Urena, has resigned. Here to discuss the report and findings is Attorney General Maura Healey. How could this failure in leadership at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home have been avoided?
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