This week on New England Public Radio's Morning Edition Extra, our Voices in the News included US Senate Candidate Elizabeth Warren, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra, Berkshire County (MA) DA David Capeless, and MA State Representative Joseph Wagner of Chicopee.
We took a closer look at the the potential for expanded gambling in Massachusetts with Jim Mazick, Deputy Director of the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission. He said House lawmakers, who overwhelmingly voted in favor of the latest casinos legislation, may not have addressed the interests of towns that could end up abutting a casino.
Jill Kaufman spoke with documentary producer Larry Hott from Florence, MA, about his new film "The War of 1812", on PBS next month.
Commentator Mira Bartok who lives in western Massachusetts enjoys nature, but also enjoys a good prank.
The Last Bite of the hour took us to Springfield, MA, where Extreme Makover: Home Edtion producers and local contractors descended on the home of anti-bullying advocate Sirdeaner Walker, and promised her new digs within the week.