Show rundown for 1/1/2004

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DUI Licence Plates

Starting today, drivers convicted of driving drunk will be assigned a special license plate which indicates their crime.

NAFTA Turns 10

The North American trade agreement is ten years old today. What has it meant for jobs in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico?

Micro-Media Campaigning

The president's campaign team targets small radio stations to get its message out.

The Year in Sports

We speak with Bill Littlefield of Only A Game about the year in review in sports.

And the Band Marched On

This week Here and Now featured a marching band from Londonderry New Hampshire. Today, we check in with them as they prepare to march in the Rose Bowl Parade.

Middle East Roadmap in 2003

Cameron Barr, a reporter for the Christian Science Monitor in Jerusalem, looks back at peace efforts in the Middle East in 2003

Listener Letters

Comments on recent editorial roundtables and Scott Alarik's musical selections and science. Send letters to or call and leave a message at (617) 358-0397. Please remember to include your full name, phone number, and town where you live.

Beef Industry

The beef industry says its beef is safe.

The Song Remains the Same

Mezzo soprano Jan Curtis of Newton Massachusetts had a twenty year career performing around the country, but after a stroke in 1995, she was left with partial paralysis and aphasia, a severe loss of speech.

This program aired on January 1, 2004.

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Robin Young Co-Host, Here & Now
Robin Young brings more than 25 years of broadcast experience to her role as host of Here & Now.



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