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Fri March 15, 2013
BPR: RIP Boston Phoenix; Disastrous Cruises on the High Seas; and the Friday News Quiz
- Peter Kadzis — Executive Editor of the Boston Phoenix — and WGBH's Adam Reilly — former writer for the Boston Phoenix — talked about the demise of Boston's oldest alternative newspaper.
- Should we allow public drinking at the St. Patrick's Day Parade? Jim and Margery opened the lines to ask that question. Read more here.
- Callie Crossley stopped by to talk about Pope Francis, as well as the stories she's covering on Under the Radar.
- Emily Rooney talked about Judge Richard Stearns being removed from Whitey Bulger's trial.
- After last month's cruise ship debacle you'd likely surmise cruise lines are bending over backwards to ensure smooth sailing. You'd be wrong. Jim and Margery open the lines to ask, is Carnival Cruise Lines the Fung Wah of the high seas?
- Bay Windows and South End News publisher Sue O'Connell and musician Will Dailey were the panelists for the BPR Friday News Quiz.
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