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WBUR is Boston's NPR News Station, featuring NPR news and programs such as Car Talk, On Point, Here & Now, Only A Game and Radio Boston.

WBUR is Boston's NPR News Station, featuring NPR news and programs such as Car Talk, On Point, Here & Now, Only A Game and Radio Boston.

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WBUR is Boston's NPR News Station, featuring NPR news and programs such as Car Talk, On Point, Here & Now, Only A Game and Radio Boston.

Twitter:

@WBUR

Language:

English

Contact:

890 Commonwealth Avenue Third Floor Boston, MA 02215 (617) 353-0909


Episodes

Yo La Tengo Plays, At A Safe Distance, For Fans At Mass MoCA

8/12/2020
White, spray-painted squares -- 60 of them -- fill a courtyard that's surrounded by 19th-century mill buildings on the museum's sprawling campus.

Duration:00:06:26

50 Years After Janis Joplin's Final Concert, A Fan Is Still Missing A Piece Of His Heart

8/12/2020
"It was August 12, 1970, a painful night, to be sure -- not in the root canal sense, but in the missed opportunity sense. It’s something I should have gotten over quickly, a fleeting disappointment. But I really haven’t," writes Richard Harris.

Duration:00:03:44

WBUR Poll: 4 In 10 Mass. Voters Plan To Cast Ballots By Mail

8/12/2020
Despite the unprecedented scale expected of mail-in balloting, voters generally have faith in the integrity of the election: 79% say they're "somewhat" or "very" confident that Massachusetts will have "free and fair" elections this fall.

Duration:00:03:39

On The Road To 2020: Kamala Harris Is Biden's VP Pick; Race For Mass. Senate Seat Heats Up

8/12/2020
To discuss both of these events, WBUR's political analysts Democrat Michael Curry, former president of Boston's NAACP, and Republican Jane Swift, former Massachusetts governor, join WBUR's Morning Edition.

Duration:00:08:07

Facing Allegations Of Inappropriate Behavior, Morse Still Sees Path To Victory Against Neal

8/12/2020
The 31-year-old mayor is taking on one of the most powerful Democrats in Washington: Richard Neal, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, who's been representing western Mass. for the past 30 years.

Duration:00:04:32

How UMass Medical School Is Containing Coronavirus On Campus

8/12/2020
UMass Medical School in Worcester brought back about 2,000 students, faculty and staff in May. So far, the school appears to have successfully contained the coronavirus.

Duration:00:04:13

Biden Taps Harris For VP

8/11/2020
Presumptive Democratic nominee for president Joe Biden has made his choice for running mate. Biden selected California Senator Kamala Harris for the role, ending weeks of speculation over his choice.

Duration:00:04:08

Online Adult Ed Has Challenges, But You Can't Beat the Commute

8/11/2020
Some adult education providers find that the move online is opening up new learning opportunities for some students.

Duration:00:03:48

What To Expect As The Bruins Head Into The Playoffs

8/11/2020
The Bruins road to the Stanley Cup starts Tuesday night in Round 1 of the NHL playoffs.

Duration:00:03:53

The COVID-19 Risks You May Take, And Create, While Traveling

8/10/2020
Consider the family of four who lands at Logan Airport after visiting relatives in Texas. They’ve taken three flights and stayed at a hotel. Two days later, three members of the family test positive for the coronavirus. It’s hard to fathom all individuals they may have exposed.

Duration:00:05:06

As September Looms, Some Of State’s Largest Districts Won’t Return In Person

8/10/2020
Some of the state’s largest and most vulnerable school districts are weighing or committing to a fully-remote start to the school year — citing the small but worrying resurgence of the virus in state data.

Duration:00:05:56

How The Pandemic Is Affecting Students' Mental Health

8/10/2020
Experts say the challenges students will face to complete their studies in-person or remotely while trying to avoid COVID-19 could have serious affects on their mental health.

Duration:00:05:36

An Epidemiologist On How Massachusetts Is Doing With Coronavirus

8/7/2020
On Friday, Gov. Charlie Baker indefinitely postponed the start of part two of the current third phase.

Duration:00:04:18

With Operetta Trilogy 'Chelsea People,' Apollinaire Theatre Shines Spotlight On Community Members

8/7/2020
For three consecutive Saturdays, the theater company has been staging live virtual productions, each an original creation that tells the story of a different member from the community.

Duration:00:04:11

Housing Crisis Looms As Mass. Renters And Homeowners Miss Payments

8/7/2020
One in five Massachusetts tenants and homeowners say they didn't make July's housing payment or fear they won't be able to pay this month.

Duration:00:02:57

Progressive Strategists Say COVID-19 Presents An Opportunity To Reshape The Democratic Narrative

8/7/2020
Wilnelia Rivera and Katherine Adam see the pandemic as a potential opportunity to foment real progress around issues like healthcare and inequality.

Duration:00:05:29

A Small Mattapan Farm Blooms, Despite The Pandemic

8/7/2020
The Urban Farming Institute in Mattapan is adapting to the pandemic, and helping fight food insecurity.

Duration:00:06:55

Boston Brought Them Together: Documentary Explores The Early Days Of MLK And Coretta Scott

8/6/2020
A new documentary, "Legacy of Love," explores the beginning of the relationship between Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott in Boston.

Duration:00:06:48

How Markey And Kennedy Are Working For Workers

8/6/2020
When the Democratic primary between Sen. Ed Markey and Rep. Joe Kennedy began, Massachusetts boasted one of the strongest economies in the country. Now, the candidates find themselves representing the state with the nation's highest unemployment rate.

Duration:00:03:11