A court officer places handcuffs on the wrists of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez after he was found guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday at the Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass.

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BPR: Trials, Treasurers, And Taxes

April 15, 2015
  • The the jury in the Hernandez trial rendered a verdict this morning. We play it for you and check in with columnist Peter Gelzinis who was in the courtroom and former prosecutor Dan Small to get their takes.
  • Brian McGrory checks in with us on everything from treasurer Deb Goldberg to whether or not Fenway has a future. [27:10]
  • Juliette Kayyem revisits US-Cuba relations, discusses the Blackwater guard charged with murder, and she takes us behind the scenes of her Security Mom podcast. We hear more from her conversation with Former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis. >>Download the podcast here. AND >>Read more from our conversation with Juliette Kayyem.  [53:13]
  • It's the anniversary of the 2013 Marathon bombings and the city and metropolitan areas are uniting under One Boston Day. We hear how you're acknowledging the anniversary. [1:20:59]
  • Michael Norton shares some research on taxes, why they're frustrated, and what could be done to make us happier about paying taxes. >>Read more here. OR >> Download our podcast. [1:45:45]
  • Sue O'Connell joins us to explain what "gay conversion therapy is" and how Obama's been converted [2:22:40]

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