Charlie Baker — former head of Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare, and former gubernatorial candidate — formally announced his candidacy Wednesday for the 2014 Massachusetts governor's race. WGBH's Emily Rooney and Peter Kadzis took stock of the field after Baker's entry.
Also on BPR:
- Chris Nowinski talked with Jim and Margery about safety in contact sports, one week removed from the NFL's landmark settlement with former players.
- Should we hold texters liable if they knowingly message someone while she's driving? A New Jersey court recently responded in the affirmative.
- Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory was the Open Mic guest.
- Bob Thompson from Syracuse University previewed the fall TV lineup.