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new americans

Thursday, July 2, 201507/02/2015

Born (Again) on The 4th of July: Becoming An American

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How hard is it to become a US Citizen? This kinda hard: Who was the President during WWI? Han Feng…

emily brewster

Wednesday, July 1, 201507/01/2015

Word Nerd: Will They Ever Print The Dictionary Again?

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And what do they call it when there’s a picture with one thing in focus and everything else is fuzzy?…

erin buzuvis

Tuesday, June 30, 201506/30/2015

Should We Really Be Celebrating Equal Marriage?

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Professor Erin Buzuvis is the Director of the Center for Gender & Sexuality Studies at Western New England University School of Law.…

tweedy wilco

Monday, June 29, 201506/29/2015

Tweedy: Breakfast With Wilco 2015

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Monte talks with Jeff & Spencer Tweedy about everything from cranky Northampton hippies, to boycotting Indiana to ritual circumcision. http://media.wrsi.com/bww_tweedy.mp3Podcast…

john and pat wilco

Monday, June 29, 201506/29/2015

John Stirratt & Pat Sansone: Breakfast With Wilco 2015

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Monte talks with John and Pat about Kermit the Frog, beautiful melodies, and why on earth they draw the short…

glen kotche darin gray wilco

Monday, June 29, 201506/29/2015

Glen Kotche & Darin Gray: Breakfast With Wilco 2015

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Monte talks with Glen about the most iconic drum riff in the last 2 decades and with Darin about who…

NASA shot of Vesta

Monday, June 29, 201506/29/2015

Mr. Universe: Is This Asteroid The Death Star?

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No. It’s Vesta. But it’s pretty big.  And if it were hurdling our way it WOULD be the Death Star.…

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Thursday, June 25, 201506/25/2015

Wine Snob: Vinho Verde

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It’s cheap. It’s a little bubbly. And it’s perfect for summertime. http://media.wrsi.com/VINHO_VERDE.mp3Podcast (monte-audio): Play in new window | Download

spocking fives

Thursday, June 25, 201506/25/2015

Word Nerd: Spocking Fives

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Emily Brewster, Resident Wordster, from Merriam-Webster on some trendy internety words that may or may not ever make the dictionary…

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Wednesday, June 24, 201506/24/2015

Peter Mulvey & Co want South Carolina To ‘Take Down Your Flag’

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It started in the basement of The Calvin Theater in Northampton and has grown into a musical movement with contributions…

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Watch Richard Sherman pick up unsuspecting passengers

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The Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl winner takes a side gig as a driver for Lyft.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Annoying Windows reminder interrupts live TV

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Reports: Opioid medication found on Prince, at death scene

U.S. singer Prince leaves the French Open tennis tournament in Paris June 2,  2014. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier/Files

Authorities investigating the death of Prince found prescription opioid medication on him, according to various news outlets on Wednesday, the same day court records showed a judge appointed a bank to safeguard the music legend's estate.

2 days ago in Viral Videos

Stern father finally praises you

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"Law & Order" star J.K. Simmons and Stephen Colbert know how much praise from a stern father means. Here, pull up a chair.

3 days ago in Music

Lady Gaga, Elton John team up on clothing line

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he pop icons have collaborated on a range of limited edition clothes and accessories with Macy's.