NightSide with Dan Rea

NightSide with Dan Rea

Dan is Rea is the host of NightSide on WBZ News Radio1030 every weeknight from 8:00pm to midnight.Full Bio

20th Hour 5/24/24 - Memorial Day

Memorial Day Travel

The unofficial start of Summer is upon us as we head into Memorial Day weekend. It appears the weather will be on our side and beautiful for the long weekend. Are you heading away for the weekend? Where are you going? What festivities will you take part in this weekend?

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Nightside News Update 5/24/24

We begin the program by bringing you four news segments with different guests on the stories we think you need to know about! 

Tom Furrier – owner of Cambridge Typewriter in Arlington says for $35,000, you could own the Boston area’s last remaining typewriter shop. 

Chris Carosa – Hamburger Historian & Author on the Evolution of the Hamburger in America – How it became an American icon, and How to grill the ultimate burger!

Memorial Day Traffic! Best times to travel and what areas to avoid with Dan Mazella – Director of Traffic Operators for TTWN Boston & Traffic Reporter.

And John Chisholm - adjunct scientist at the New England Aquarium’s Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life -Shark Activity Reported After Animals Bitten, Warns New England Aquarium – Tips for what to expect with shark activity as we head into the warmer months.

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The “Confusing” Trial of Karen Read Part 3

The trial involving Karen Read, who is accused of killing her then boyfriend John O’Keefe is in its third week of trial. There have been nearly 40 witnesses who have testified, making it what Dan calls a “confusing” trial. The defense claims Read is being framed while the prosecution is trying to prove she hit O’Keefe with her car and left him in the cold to die. Dan wants to know, will a confusing case lead to an acquittal?

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The “Confusing” Trial of Karen Read Part 2

The trial involving Karen Read, who is accused of killing her then boyfriend John O’Keefe is in its third week of trial. There have been nearly 40 witnesses who have testified, making it what Dan calls a “confusing” trial. The defense claims Read is being framed while the prosecution is trying to prove she hit O’Keefe with her car and left him in the cold to die. Dan wants to know, will a confusing case lead to an acquittal?

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Trump’s Big Boost?

During a question-and-answer session after delivering a speech at the Hudson Institute in Washington, D.C., former GOP presidential candidate Nikki Haley revealed that she will be voting for Donald Trump for president. On Thursday, Trump told the press after a rally in the Bronx, that he thinks Haley will be part of his team in some form if he wins the election. Do you think Haley voting for Trump will affect the Biden campaign?

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The “Confusing” Trial of Karen Read Part 1

The trial involving Karen Read, who is accused of killing her then boyfriend John O’Keefe is in its third week of trial. There have been nearly 40 witnesses who have testified, making it what Dan calls a “confusing” trial. The defense claims Read is being framed while the prosecution is trying to prove she hit O’Keefe with her car and left him in the cold to die. Dan wants to know, will a confusing case lead to an acquittal?

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NightSide News Update

We began the program by bringing you four news segments with different guests on the stories we think you need to know about! 

Boston’s Broken Liquor License System Driving Chefs From The City with Diti Kohli, Boston Globe Reporter

Trying to catch up on lost sleep? It may not help with sleep deprivation. Richard Sima, Neuroscientist & WaPo Columnist joined Dan Rea.

Sgt. Betsy Smith (Retired) – Spokesperson from the National Police Assoc. on a survey that says eighty-percent of retail workers are “scared every day” as they clock in for work, and 72% have experienced incidents in which staff couldn’t respond to a threat because their store was understaffed. 

Matt Rosen of Allata discussed a new survey that finds Americans are divided on whether AI will make things better or worse.

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To Comply or Not to Comply - Part 2

More towns move to reject the MBTA Communities Act that requires 177 cities and towns served by or located not more than half a mile from the T to zone for more multifamily housing. So far, just 60 of those communities have complied. Should MBTA communities comply with or reject the law’s zoning requirements?
 
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To Comply or Not to Comply - Part 1

More towns move to reject the MBTA Communities Act that requires 177 cities and towns served by or located not more than half a mile from the T to zone for more multifamily housing. So far, just 60 of those communities have complied. Should MBTA communities comply with or reject the law’s zoning requirements?
 
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