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 — Author Ben Bradlee Jr. discusses his new book on the life of a man considered by many to be baseball’s greatest hitter.
BOSTON — Venture capitalist Jeffrey McCormick has filed papers to run as an independent candidate for governor but has yet to formally launch his campaign — which would be his first ever for public office.
BOSTON — As he prepares to retire after two decades in office, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino discusses his approach to leading the city, the day of the marathon bombing and his nickname “Mumbles.”
BOSTON — Psychologist Elizabeth Englander explains how educators should handle cyberbullying.
BOSTON — It’s always one of the busiest travel days of the year, but this year you’ll find hitting the road to join the family for Thanksgiving an even bigger challenge.
BOSTON — A seven-member team of a disaster response volunteers from Mass General Hospital arrived in the Cebu Province last week.
BOSTON — On Friday, The Boston Globe reprinted the entire front page and then three more pages of its papers from the day after the Kennedy assassination.
BOSTON — A group of casino opponents has until 5 p.m. Wednesday to submit the roughly 69,000 certified signatures necessary to help get their plan to repeal the state’s gambling law on the November 2014 ballot.
BOSTON — Voters in Milford Tuesday decide the fate of yet another proposed casino project in Massachusetts after a string of rejections.
BOSTON — Ten years ago today, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled 4-3 that gay couples had the constitutional right to marry, making Massachusetts the first state to legalize same-sex marriage.