Bostonians have long possessed a creative spirit when it comes to parking. Jim and Margery discussed a new parking app, Haystack, that allows users to sell their spots.

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BPR: Haystack, Callie Crossley, Deborah Halber, Emily Rooney, Friday News Quiz

July 11, 2014
  • Former Boston City Councilor Mike Ross — now a columnist for the Boston Globe, and an attorney with Prince Lobel — talked about Haystack, a new app that lets parked drivers "sell" their spots to those in search of parking.
  • WGBH's Callie Crossley talked about Brookline Planned Parenthood's plan to provide escorts for women visiting the clinic. She also looked at the media's coverage of child migrants crossing the US border. Crossley is the host of Under the Radar with Callie Crossley, which airs Sundays at 6 PM.
  • Writer Deborah Halber talked about her new book, The Skeleton CrewHalber looked at how the web has enabled amateur sleuths — just like us, with an internet connection and a hunch — to solve cold cases.
  • Emily Rooney dropped by Studio Three for another edition of Emily's List. Emily is the host of Greater Boston, as well as Beat the Press on WGBH channel 2.
  • On the Friday News Quiz, Arnold Arboretum head Ned Friedman took on David Barnett from Mount Auburn Cemetery

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