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 — Pooja Bhalla, COO and nurse with the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, says the cramped fitness center being used to shelter the 700 people forced out of the city shelter on Long Island is not a permanent solution.
BOSTON — Independent Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Evan Falchuk is having difficulty gaining traction in the polls.
BOSTON — The election for Massachusetts governor is just about two weeks away, and the polls show that independent candidate Scott Lively has the most ground to make up.
BOSTON — The governor’s race kicked into high gear this week with two national political heavyweights hitting the campaign trail.
BOSTON — Commander Sean Kearns says the feeling of taking the USS Constitution underway sends “chills” “up and down [his] spine.” He’ll take the warship out for one final sail before she is moved to dry dock to begin renovations scheduled to take up to three years.
BOSTON — Donna Kelly-Williams, president of the Massachusetts Nurses Association, explains why she believes that Massachusetts is “not doing as well as we should be doing” in preparing hospitals to treat Ebola.
BOSTON — A group of Harvard law school professors say the school’s new policies for handling sexual assault are out of balance badly and are calling for changes.
BOSTON — Rev. Osagyefo Sekou was charged with assaulting a police officer and was released Monday night. He joined WBUR’s Morning Edition.
We speak with Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, who traveled to Sierra Leone in August working as a WHO physician treating Ebola patients.
BOSTON — Gov. Deval Patrick tells WBUR’s Morning Edition why he supports Martha Coakley and discusses his priorities for his final months in office.
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.