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 — 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 — Greg Miner, who runs a one-boat charter fishing company, says one of the biggest draws for his customers is to “experience the feeling of being surrounded by the city on the level with the water.”
BOSTON — Company executives are upping the ante for store employees who have been protesting, saying employees can come back to work after the weekend without penalty. And if not, their jobs could be posted.
BOSTON — A Harvard expert on the dynamics of family-run businesses dissects conflict between Arthur T. Demoulas and his rival cousin currently in control of the chain, Arthur S.
BOSTON — The jury concluded that the government did not prove that the defendants had bribed public officials — including Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo.
BOSTON — Former State Probation Commissioner John O’Brien faces up to 20 years in prison after being convicted of federal racketeering and mail fraud charges in a case that accused him and two ex-employees of rigging the department’s hiring practices to favor politically connected applicants over more qualified ones.
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.