Full Broadcast: Aug. 24, 2016

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Radio Boston's full broadcast for August 24, 2016.

Zika Brain Scans: A new study by Boston and Brazilian researchers out this week finds even more extensive damage in babies whose mothers were infected with the Zika virus while pregnant.

Guilty Minds by Joseph Finder: If you recognize the name "Nick Heller" then you've probably already read the latest thriller by Joseph Finder. His new book "Guilty Minds" is the third novel where Nick Heller is the lead character and is investigating a complicated conspiracy. Conspiracies are not only hallmarks of Finder's books, but they fit right in with his background as a Russian scholar and one-time plan to become a spy.

The Donny McCaslin Group: Donny McCaslin, jazz saxophonist, and his band are playing tonight at the MFA and tomorrow in Portland, Maine. The Group notably worked with David Bowie and were featured on his final album, Blackstar. We talk with McCaslin about working with Bowie and how electronic music has influenced his jazz.

Sports! We check in with Bill Littlefield on the hometown teams: the Sox and the Patriots.

Judging Tomatoes: We have an audio postcard from the 32nd annual Massachusetts Tomato Contest.

This program aired on August 24, 2016.


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