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Dear Sugar, Episode 2: The Two Stories We Tell01/23/15
In this episode, the Sugars explore the two stories we tell — the story of how we want to be seen, the public self, and the story of who we really are inside, the private self. They field questions from a feminist struggling to reconcile her stories...
The Remembrance Project: Lawrence Dorey
As a science teacher, Lawrence Dorey was full of expertise, but it wasn't limited to science. He knew how to use a bread maker to teach fractions, or how to fit animal teeth and bones into skeletons. He also knew how to throw knives and swallow flames.
As Lawyers Motion To Move Tsarnaev Trial For 3rd Time, Judge Pushes Back
Lawyers for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect suggest in a new motion that there's now evidence the judge in the case was wrong to believe a fair trial for their client is possible in Boston.
Pats Give No Explanation For Deflated Footballs
The New England Patriots said Thursday they have no explanation for how footballs used in the AFC Championship to reach the Super Bowl were underinflated.
With Details Of Olympics Plan Released, Boston 2024 Promises Greater...
Advocates of the Boston Olympics bid introduced a proposal for housing Olympic Stadium, suggesting that if the 2024 Summer Games are held in Boston, their plans aim to create the 'most walkable' Olympics in modern history.
Several Potential Jurors Appear To Pass Round In Boston Bombing Panel...
As jury selection proceeds in the terrorism trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 52 potential jurors have appeared in court to answer questions about whether they could fairly consider the evidence.
New State Attorney General Healey Outlines Initial Priorities
Today, Maura Healey will officially begin her position as the state's 55th attorney general.
Learn To Cope Founder To Attend State Of The Union
Drug use in Massachusetts and the state’s addiction epidemic is something a Raynham woman hopes President Obama will discuss in his State of the Union address Tuesday night. Joanne Peterson — who founded Learn to Cope, a support group for loved ones...
Mass. Mother Pushes To Criminalize Synthetic Drug 25I After Daughter’s...
An East Bridgewater mother is asking state lawmakers to criminalize a synthetic hallucinogen she says killed her 15-year-old daughter after she used it just once.
WBUR Poll: Bostonians Back Olympic Bid, But Also Want A Referendum
Three-quarters of poll respondents said residents in Boston and surrounding towns should vote on whether to host the 2024 Summer Games.
Why Boston Traffic Could Get Better During The Olympics
Many are concerned the weeks-long global mega sporting event would compound Boston's already congested roads. But history says those concerns might be misplaced.
Martha Coakley Reflects On Time As Attorney General, Gubernatorial Race
The onetime Senate and, most recently, gubernatorial hopeful joined WBUR to reflect on her campaign against Gov. Charlie Baker and her eight years as attorney general.
Bringing MLK’s Vision Of Social Justice To Today’s Boston
As the nation remembers Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today, Boston clergy see his message resonating with the Black Lives Matters movement and the city's homeless advocates invoke his legacy to build support for a new shelter.
After Winning AFC Championship, Patriots Will Now Face Seattle Seahawks...
The New England Patriots have punched their ticket to Glendale, Arizona to face the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX. Fans withstood drenching rain and blustery conditions in Foxborough last night to watch New England trounce the Indianapolis Colts...
Remembering Graboys, Who Was ‘Born A Doctor,’ — A Doctor Who Would...
Boston cardiologist Dr. Thomas Graboys was known not only for his love of medicine, but also for the intimate attention he paid to his patients.
Before The Super Bowl, Patriots Have To Get By Indianapolis
To get to the Super Bowl, the Patriots first have to get by Indianapolis Colts and quarterback Andrew Luck. WBUR's Karen Given has a look at how the two teams match up.
AFC Championship: Perspective From Indianapolis
To get the perspective from the Indianapolis side of the big game, Indianapolis Star sports columnist Gregg Doyel joins WBUR's Sharon Brody.
N.H. Republicans Would Give Romney Another Chance
In recent days, the former Massachusetts governor and failed GOP presidential nominee has said he's considering another run for the White House.
The Patriots’ Prospects Against Colts Ahead Of AFC Title Game
The New England Patriots will head to the Super Bowl for the seventh time if they win against the Indianapolis Colts Sunday in the AFC title game.
Screening Prospective Jurors In Tsarnaev Trial Proves Challenging
Twenty of the 40 jurors called back to court Thursday were interviewed individually and on the basis of questionaires they filled out last week.
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