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Marathon Bombing Special Anniversary Show

Special coverage of the official ceremonies marking the one-year anniversary of the Boston marathon bombings, plus conversations with Bostonians about the anniversary.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Former Navy Medic Sprang Into Action At 2013 Marathon

Alicia Shambo was a volunteer at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon. She ran toward the site of the explosions and began administering aid.

Marathon Bombing Survivor Caps Year On High Note

Brittany Loring was seriously injured in the bombing last year, on her 29th birthday. She capped the ups and downs of the past year with an emotional walk across the Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston St.

Providing Spiritual Care After The Marathon Bombings

With the anniversary of the Boston marathon bombing just a few days away, we speak with someone who counseled both the wounded — and those who cared for them.

Mass. Ban On Zohydro Remains In Effect

Late last month, Governor Deval Patrick banned the prescription and sale of hydrocodone-only drugs, which includes the recently FDA approved painkiller Zohydro. Today a federal judge heard arguments that the Massachusetts ban on Zohydro is unconstitutional. She declined to make a ruling, so as for now, the ban still stands.

A Different Perspective On ‘One Boston’

Blackstonian creator Jamarhl Crawford offers a different perspective on the “One Boston” and “Boston Strong” slogans, arguing that there have been 235 shootings in the city since last year’s Marathon.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Unanswered Questions Around The Marathon Bombing

Nearly one year after two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, new information continues to emerge about the alleged bombers, and particularly about law enforcement’s handling of information leading up to, and following, the attack. Today, we put some of these questions on the table.

Exploring Quilts

For true textile connoisseurs, of course masterful quilts are works of art. But for just about everyone else, including the art world at large, quilts have at best been ignored as works of art, and at worst, derisively dismissed as mere humble women’s work.

Hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and Anthony Brooks introduce us to newsmakers, big thinkers and artists and bring us stories of relevance to Bostonians here and around the region. Live every weekday at 3.

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