Christopher Lydon returning to WBUR

Members of the public that still pine for Christopher Lydon, whose popular WBUR show, “The Connection,” was unceremoniously canceled in 2005, will be pleased to learn that he’s coming back to ’BUR. We’re told that the silver-haired host will be doing a weekly hourlong show on Boston’s NPR News Station starting soon. A station rep did not return our call Friday, and Lydon, who’s been doing a arts-and-politics podcast called “Open Source,” could not be reached for comment.

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