Bob Oakes has been WBUR’s Morning Edition anchor since 1992. He is one of the most well-known and respected news people in New England, with a 20-year career in radio broadcasting, including ten years with Boston’s all-news commercial radio station WEEI and coverage of national issues for the CBS Radio Network.
BOSTON — Dr. Daniel Alford, who oversees the clinical addiction research and education unit at Boston Medical Center, sheds some light on the opiate addiction crisis facing Massachusetts.
BOSTON — The Cape and the Islands are bearing the brunt of Monday’s storm. Nantucket police chief William Pittman joined WBUR’s Morning Edition to describe the situation on the island.
BOSTON — Author Thomas Maier weaves together the history and the fate of the Churchills and Kennedys in his new book, “When Lions Roar: The Churchills and the Kennedys.”
BOSTON — In the wake of a fatal shooting at Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital Tuesday, we look at safety protocols in area hospitals.
BOSTON — Today, Maura Healey will officially begin her position as the state’s 55th attorney general.
BOSTON — The onetime Senate and, most recently, gubernatorial hopeful joined WBUR to reflect on her campaign against Gov. Charlie Baker and her eight years as attorney general.
BOSTON — Boston cardiologist Dr. Thomas Graboys was known not only for his love of medicine, but also for the intimate attention he paid to his patients.
The New England Patriots will head to the Super Bowl for the seventh time if they win against the Indianapolis Colts Sunday in the AFC title game.
BOSTON — ESPN and Boston.com football writer Mike Reiss joins Morning Edition to size up The New England Patriots and the Baltimore Ravens ahead of their first playoff match at Gillette Stadium.
BOSTON — At noon today, Republican Governor-elect Charlie Baker will be sworn in as the 72nd governor of the commonwealth of Massachusetts. He spoke about what’s on his mind as he embarks on his new role.
BOSTON — The flu season is upon us, and the Centers for Disease Control has announced that influenza has officially reached epidemic proportions across the U.S. The Boston Public Health Commission’s Dr. Anita Barry discusses how the city is coping.
BOSTON — WBUR political analysts Republican Todd Domke and Democrat Dan Payne discuss changes in the Massachusetts political landscape slated for early 2015.
BOSTON — Isaac Borenstein, a law professor and former Massachusetts judge, discusses the nation’s moves to normalize relations with Cuba ahead of plans to teach a class with students from both the U.S. and Cuba in Havana.
BOSTON — Sheila Davis, the chief nursing officer at Partners In Health, joins WBUR to discuss how the Ebola virus has highlighted the important role health infrastructures play in these kinds of health crises.
BOSTON — A veteran Democratic congressman from Massachusetts and a newcomer share their thoughts on what’s to come in the next Congress, with the GOP in control of both the House and the Senate.
BOSTON — Documentary filmmakers Shelia Canavan and Michael Chandler say when they arrived in Washington to begin filming in 2012, they were struck by the demeanor of Rep. Frank, who was then in his final term.
The new exhibit set to debut in Springfield puts masterpieces by the likes of Picasso and Matisse alongside “ingenious fakes that confounded the experts.”
BOSTON — Tom Workman says more needs to be done to make sure people’s rights aren’t being violated.
BOSTON — The new book “Rose Kennedy: The Life And Times Of A Political Matriarch,” out July 15, uses newly released documents and letters to tell the story of the Kennedy matriarch.
BOSTON — State lawmakers are looking to hold hearings as early as next Wednesday to try to get to the bottom of what happened at the state’s drug lab.