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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh On Marathon, City News

We hear from Mayor Marty Walsh about the Boston Marathon, the bombing trial, the city’s Olympic bid, diversity in city hall and more.

Fierce Compeition In The 119th Boston Marathon

A look at the fierce competition among elite runners of this year’s Boston Marathon.

The Ballroom Thieves Steal Boston’s Heart

We’re joined live, in the studio, by the Boston-based band The Ballroom Thieves, who are about to release their first full-length album.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Unanswered Questions In The Hunt For Convicted Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

WBUR’s Bruce Gellerman has been investigating what happened in Watertown and created an audio timeline of the events.

Nashua Man Climbs NH Mountains, Runs 119th Boston Marathon, Despite Blindness

Among the 30,000 runners expected at the Boston Marathon on Monday, about 40 are listed as blind or visually impaired. One of them is 48-year-old Randy Pierce of Nashua, New Hampshire.

Aaron Hernandez And The Woes Of The NFL

Wednesday’s guilty verdict raises new troubling questions for the NFL about violence on and off the field.

Hiawatha Bray On The EU’s Antitrust Case Against Google

What will the EU’s antitrust case against Google mean for Internet users?

Art And Science Merge In Leonardo Da Vinci’s ‘Idea Of Beauty’ At The MFA

We take a tour of the Museum of Fine Arts’ new exhibition of drawings, “Leonardo da Vinci and the Idea of Beauty.”

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Marking The 2nd Anniversary Of The Boston Marathon Bombing With Silence

Wednesday, people across the city are marking the anniversary with acts of service and a moment of silence and the ringing of church bells across the city at 2:49 p.m. to mark when the bombs went off.

Bostonians Remember Marathon Bombings On Second Anniversary

On Bolyston Street Wednesday, there’s traffic and people coming and going on a beautiful spring day. Yet, you can’t escape reminders of what happened two years ago, like a team of police officers conducting what looks like a security sweep.

McVeigh Juror To Boston: I Hope You Can Live With This Decision For The Rest Of Your Life

Mike Leeper served as juror number five in the trial of Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh, the last person to receive a federal death sentence. While confident and proud of his decision, Leeper is still dealing with the effects of serving on the trial.

What The Hernandez Verdict Means For The Patriots

With the news that Aaron Hernandez has been convicted of first-degree murder, where does that leave the Patriots?

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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