Regional News Roundtable: RI Insurer Backtracks, NH Bars Out-Of-State Student Vaccines, Vineyard Lighthouse Contaminates Park

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This week, on our regional roundtable: In Rhode Island, public outrage over Blue Cross Blue Shield’s plan to charge patients for COVID-19 treatment; New Hampshire boots out of state college students from its vaccine program; and lead contamination revealed at the historic East Chop Lighthouse on Martha’s Vineyard stirs debate about clean up and pollution.

Guests:
Arnie Arnesen — host of The Attitude with Arnie Arnesen from WNHN.

Ted Nesi — politics and business editor and investigative reporter for WPRI.

George Brennan — news editor for The Martha’s Vineyard Times.

Later in the Show:

Danielle Geller’s mother was absent for most of her life; She didn’t really understand who she was until after her death. In her new memoir, Geller chronicles how her journey to know her mother led her to find herself. “Dog Flowers” is our April selection for “Bookmarked: The Under the Radar Book Club.”
Guest:
Danielle Geller - author of “Dog Flowers,” her first book, which is available in bookstores and online now.

SHOW CREDITS:
Under the Radar with Callie Crossley is a production of GBH, produced by Wes Martin and engineered by Dave Goodman. Angela Yang is our Intern.
Our theme music is FISH AND CHIPS by #weare2saxys’, Grace Kelly and Leo P.

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