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Thomas Menino, Boston’s Longest-Serving Mayor, Dies At 71

Menino passed away Thursday of cancer that had metastasized and spread to his liver and lymph nodes.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Charlie Baker On Fishermen, Tearing Up, And The Final Days Of Campaigning

Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker on tearing up during a debate, the fate of fishermen in the Commonwealth and what he’s looking forward to after the last vote is cast.

What Makes Somerville So Trendy, And Where’s The Next Somerville?

Once upon a time it was known as “Slumerville,” but now Somerville is synonymous with hip and trendy.

Generation Stuck? Millennial Argues Peers Need To Grow Up

According to one study, today’s 25-year-olds are 50 percent more likely to receive financial help from mom and dad than a generation ago.

Royals, Giants To Face Off In World Series Game Seven

Bill Littlefield, host of NPR’s Only a Game, and Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe join us to talk about the World Series.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Friend Of Marathon Bombing Suspect Convicted Of Lying To FBI

Robel Phillipos was convicted of two counts of lying to federal investigators.

Latest WBUR Poll Shows Gubernatorial Candidates In Tight Race

A new WBUR poll finds Republican Charlie Baker ahead of Democrat Martha Coakley by just one point.

Massachusetts Gas Tax Ballot Question Explained

A “no” vote keeps the tax the gas way it is, while a “yes” vote would decouple the tax from inflation adjustments over time.

Elizabeth Strout’s Acclaimed Novel ‘Olive Kitteridge’ Comes To HBO

This Sunday, Olive Kitteridge, a four-part mini-series, will debut on HBO. It tells the story of a middle-aged school teacher in a coastal community in Maine.

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