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The Week Ahead In The Tsarnaev Trial

We talk to WBUR’s David Boeri about the week ahead in the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

What Does New Peanut Allergy Research Mean For Parents Of Allergic Kids?

About 2 percent of American children are allergic to peanuts, and while that may not sound like a lot, the number has more than quadrupled since 1997.

Boston To Select School Superintendent

The School Committee is planning to vote Tuesday night on one of four finalists selected to fill the job.

The Great Space Saver Debate

Residents of Boston and Cambridge must start getting rid of their space savers today, but there are some residents aren’t quite ready to give up their traffic cones.

Friday, February 27, 2015

Week In Review: Rail Woes Continue, Budget Gap Looms, Tsarnaev Trial

We discuss the looming state budget gap, the ongoing woes over the MBTA, the Tsarnaev trial’s opening statements next week and how FEMA funding is at risk if the Department of Homeland Security shuts down.

Remembering West End Native And ‘Star Trek’ Actor, Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy died Friday morning at the age of 83 in his home in Los Angeles. But Nimoy’s first home was right here in Boston.

Darkness, Snow And Ice: The Literature Inspired By Winter

There’s more to winter than shoveling and tough commutes. There’s love and joy. We’ll talk winter and the literature it inspires.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Coast Guard Works To Break Up Ice For Commuting, Heat Delivery

Lance DeFoggi is captain of the USC Bollard, a 65-foot Coast Guard vessel. Its core mission is to break up ice.

Attorney General Maura Healey On Opiate Addiction Crisis, Other Initiatives

We talk to Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey.

How Bipolar Disease Was Treated At Wesborough State Hospital In The 40s

When Mimi Baird was six years old, her father disappeared from her life. “My mother told me he wasn’t coming home,” she says. “It was just, he was ‘away.'”

Congressional Conversations: McGovern Won’t Attend Netanyahu Speech

A gridlocked Congress is on the verge of shutting down the Department of Homeland Security and Congressman Jim McGovern has decided not to attend a joint session address by the Israeli prime minister next week.

Folk Singer Tom Rush Brings 'Club 47 Tradition' Back To Life

Tom Rush was a mainstay at The Unicorn in Back Bay and the legendary Club 47 in Harvard Square.

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