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Grand Jury Decision Sparks Unrest In Ferguson, Nationwide Demonstrations

We get an update on the situation in Ferguson after a grand jury decided not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.

2 Award-Winning Boston Chefs Answer Your Thanksgiving Cooking Questions

We’ve got a few questions about Thanksgiving: brine, roast or deep fry? Stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, or all three? Homemade cranberry sauce or store-bought?

Paul Speidel Looks Back On 20 Years Of Blues With ‘Gratitude’

For 20 years, Newton guitarist Pail Speidel has mixed blues with rock, jazz and funk. Now the Chicago native is celebrating two decades of music with a new album called “Gratitude.”

Monday, November 24, 2014

What Charlie Baker’s Cabinet Selections Mean

Gov.-elect Charlie Baker has been busy staffing up his incoming administration. Monday, he filled another cabinet position: Kristen Lepore will be the next secretary of administration and finance.

Teaching Parents — And Kids — About Post-Concussion Recovery

in a small percentage of cases, recovery from a concussion can take a lot longer than a couple of weeks, which can pose a challenge for parents who sometimes find themselves having to argue with teachers, coaches and even their own kids about what’s best.

Activists Protest Proposed Pipeline Expansion In Massachusetts

In recent weeks, activists from Massachusetts, New Hampshire and New York staged the “Stop the Pipeline Statewide Summit” at Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical High School in Fitchberg, and more summits are planned throughout Massachusetts for the month of December and beyond.

MIT Inventor Transforms Your Average Bottle With ‘LiquiGlide’

When applied to the inside of a bottle, LiquiGlide allows ketchup or mayonnaise or mustard, or even toothpaste, to slide right out.┬áNo shaking or squeezing — just tilt and let gravity do it’s thing.

Friday, November 21, 2014

Week In Review: Affirmative Consent, Affirmative Action, Immigration, South End Soccer

We cover affirmative action and affirmative consent policies at Harvard, the potential soccer stadium in the South End and the president’s big immigration push.

New Resiliency Center Supports Marathon Bombing Survivors

Hundreds of victims of the Boston Marathon bombings are still struggling with physical and psychological wounds. Now, there’s a place where they can come together to support each other.

The Poetry Of Regie Gibson Meets The Saxophone Of Stan Strickland

Boston-based slam poet Regie Gibson performs with saxophonist Stan Strickland.

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