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Within Two Weeks, Mass. Senate Is Roiled By Two Scandals

12/10/2017
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Lauren Dezenski, a reporter for POLITICO Massachusetts, joined WBUR Weekend Edition host Sharon Brody to discuss the situation.

Duration: 00:05:10


After Announcement That Boston Herald Will Be Sold, Future Uncertain For Workers

12/9/2017
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The publisher of the Boston Herald announced Friday that the tabloid's media company has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Duration: 00:03:46


Mother Of Joshua Messier Testifies In Trial Of 3 Former Bridgewater State Hospital Corrections Officers

12/8/2017
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The mother of the 23-year-old mentally ill patient who died in Bridgewater State Hospital eight years ago took the stand in the trial of three former corrections officers Friday.

Duration: 00:04:48


'He Found A Buyer': Analyst Discusses Publisher's Sale Of Boston Herald To GateHouse Media

12/8/2017
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John Carroll, a communications professor at Boston University, discusses the sale.

Duration: 00:03:58


Former State Sen. Joyce Pleaded Not Guilty To More Than 100 Charges, Including Racketeering

12/8/2017
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Former state senator Brian Joyce appeared in federal court late Friday to answer charges that he used his office for personal profit. He pleaded not guilty.

Duration: 00:03:16


Baker Administration Says Audit Of DCF Too Harsh

12/8/2017
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The governor's office says a state audit slamming the Department of Children and Families is too harsh.

Duration: 00:02:56


How Private Lessons And Culture In Classical Music Have Left Pupils Vulnerable To Sexual Misconduct

12/8/2017
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Several people with careers in the classical music industry outline why they think incidents of sexual harassment and abuse have often occurred in their field.

Duration: 00:05:41


A Court Visit To The Cell At Bridgewater State Hospital Where A Mentally Ill Man Died

12/7/2017
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The trial of three former Bridgewater State Hospital corrections officers continued with a visit to the cell where a mentally ill man died.

Duration: 00:05:19


So Tired Teens Can Sleep In, Boston School Committee Votes To Make Classes Start Later

12/7/2017
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Switching up high schoolers' schedules has been a district priority due in large part to a growing convergence of sleep science and educational activism.

Duration: 00:04:09


Boston University To Begin Researching World's Deadliest Infectious Diseases At 'Biolab'

12/6/2017
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Boston University has received final approval to begin researching the world's deadliest infectious diseases -- at its so-called "Biolab." Ronald Corley, director of BU's National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratory, joined WBUR's All Things Considered to discuss.

Duration: 00:05:04


More Mass. Communities Are Planning To Sue Big Pharma For The Opioid Crisis

12/6/2017
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Unlike legal action at the state level, these suits would seek damages that would go directly to the communities.

Duration: 00:05:43


Law Enforcement Conference Meets To Discuss Addiction Before Arrest

12/6/2017
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A conference for police officers to discuss ideas on treating addiction and helping addicts before they are arrested met in Boston this week.

Duration: 00:03:42


Largest Mass. Companies Are Mostly Silent On GOP Tax Plans

12/6/2017
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Part of the hesitation to comment on the proposals may be political.

Duration: 00:05:49


Yanira Mendoza Came To Boston From Puerto Rico With Dreams Of A Cure

12/6/2017
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After a bone marrow transplant failed, staff at Boston Children's Hospital put together a wedding for Yanira and her fiance.

Duration: 00:04:49


To Reunite Homeless With Loved Ones, New Tech Delivers Recorded Messages

12/6/2017
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The nonprofit Miracle Messages tracks down the friends and family of people living in shelters. It installed its first kiosk at Boston's Pine Street Inn.

Duration: 00:03:52


Senators Elect Harriette Chandler Of Worcester As Acting Senate President

12/5/2017
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Steve Brown explains the events that led to the election of acting Senate President Harriette Chandler.

Duration: 00:04:23


Mass. Senate Dems Discuss Plans In Light Of Allegations Against Senate President's Husband

12/4/2017
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Democratic Massachusetts Senators are meeting Monday evening to discuss the road forward for the Senate after allegations of sexual assault and harassment came to light against the husband of Senate President Stan Rosenberg.

Duration: 00:04:30


Graduate Students React To Bill's Proposal To Tax Tuition Benefits

12/4/2017
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The Republican tax bill could have a huge effect on graduate students as it proposes taxing their tuition waiver benefits.

Duration: 00:04:04


State Senate To Meet Monday Afternoon To Discuss Hefner Allegations

12/4/2017
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The Massachusetts state Senate meets Monday to discuss allegations made against Bryon Hefner, husband of Senate President Stan Rosenberg.

Duration: 00:04:00


Patriots Beat Bills In 8th Consecutive Win

12/4/2017
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The New England Patriots handily defeated the Buffalo Bills Sunday night, but questions remain about Rob Gronkowski's conduct during the game.

Duration: 00:04:03

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