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 — Legislation that would raise the number of charter schools allowed in Boston and other Massachusetts school districts is stalling on Beacon Hill.
BOSTON — Kaplan won a Pulitzer Prize in 1967 for his biography of Mark Twain. He later became editor of “Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations.”
BOSTON — BOSTON — With every tweet we compose and every status update we share, our online footprint grows. Researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital are tapping into this wealth of public data, hoping to find new clues about insomnia in our social media habits. Dr. John Brownstein, who is leading the research team, joined WBUR’s Morning Edition […]
BOSTON — Secretary of Health and Human Services John Polanowicz told WBUR’s Morning Edition that the Department of Public Health is only partway through the vetting process.
BOSTON — The U.S. women’s hockey team trained for the Olympics in Bedford, Mass., many of them staying with host families in Concord, Mass. for nearly six months. Now, they face the three-time Olympic champion Canadian women in the gold medal game on Thursday.
BOSTON — Spring training is officially underway for the 2013 World Series champion Boston Red Sox.
BOSTON — With 11 months left in office, Gov. Deval Patrick joined WBUR to discuss the lingering controversies besetting state government and his remaining policy priorities.
BOSTON — After 22 years on Beacon Hill, Senate President Therese Murray announced Saturday that she will not seek re-election to the chamber when her term expires at the end of the year.
BOSTON — In his new book, Jeff Berry, professor of political science at Tufts University, says political opinion media appeals to viewers and listeners by validating their opinions.
BOSTON — Allison Burroughs, a former Boston-based federal prosecutor who’s prepared death penalty cases for review by the U.S. attorney general, discusses the decision to seek the death penalty against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.