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.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — WBUR’s Bob Oakes speaks with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Donald Berwick.
BOSTON — “As we saw in Market Basket, solidarity works,” says Steve Tolman, president of the Massachusetts AFL-CIO.
BOSTON — The organization began in 2010 as an anti-bullying initiative, and in four years, evolved to include tips around teaching and promoting the power of kindness.
BOSTON — State Treasurer Steve Grossman is one of three democrats in the race. As the primary approaches, he discusses his campaign’s final push, as well as his feelings on leadership.
BOSTON — There’s a deal in place to sell Market Basket back to fired CEO Arthur T. Demoulas. So what happened and what happens next?
BOSTON — The father of Peter Theo Curtis told WBUR that he’s been told his son is in good health and will be transported to Tel Aviv.
BOSTON — Founder of a new political group aimed at putting pressure on Massachusetts legislators to address environmental issues discusses his group’s mission.
STRATHAM, N.H. — A series of uncharacteristic missteps have hampered Brown, causing some to wonder if the Republican U.S. Senate Primary in New Hampshire, now less than a month away, is more competitive than it might appear.
BOSTON — Duke University economics professor and game theory expert David McAdams says this is a lose-lose game.
BOSTON — Rev. Richard McGowan, an economics professor at Boston College and an expert in gambling, says Boston is the last major market in the Northeast that hasn’t been tapped.
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.