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Mass. SJC Rules Field Sobriety Tests Aren't Conclusive Evidence Of Marijuana Intoxication

9/19/2017
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The ruling, however, is a bit murky.

Duration: 00:04:06


Youth Football Is Linked To Later-Life Emotional And Cognitive Problems

9/19/2017
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In a new study, researchers determined participation in football before age 12 increases the risk of problems with behavior, planning and organization.

Duration: 00:03:51


Red Sox CEO Explains Anti-Racism PSAs By Boston Sports Teams That Will Roll At Fenway Park

9/19/2017
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The public service announcements featuring athletes denouncing racism, hate speech and intolerance are slated to be unveiled on Sept. 28.

Duration: 00:05:35


A 'Tax' Or 'The Cost Of Pollution'? Mass. Debates Surcharge On Fossil Fuels

9/19/2017
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Getting carbon out of energy products is a hot topic these days. Advocates want to make Massachusetts the first state in the U.S. to transition to a low-carbon economy.

Duration: 00:07:46


Forecast: Jose Now Likely To Bring Showers, Limited Impact To Most Of New England

9/19/2017
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While the region may see some showers -- and those south of Marshfield and along the coast are most likely to see steady rain -- Jose won't bring extreme rainfall to the area.

Duration: 00:02:51


At A Beleaguered Field In Dorchester, Efforts To Create A Positive Place

9/19/2017
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An army of volunteers has spruced up a corner in Dorchester for community use, including activities for children -- all in a place that straddles a rich community, and a crime-heavy area.

Duration: 00:05:47


To Restore Healthy Rivers, Conservationists Find Success Removing Small Dams

9/18/2017
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The rivers and streams of New England are littered with thousands of dams, and many of them are no longer actively doing anything other than clogging waterways.

Duration: 00:04:30


'They're Banged Up': Injuries A Concern Even As Patriots Come Off Win Against Saints

9/18/2017
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The New England Patriots have their first win of the season under their belts after their week one loss.

Duration: 00:04:32


Forecast: Jose Brings Rain And Wind Tuesday, Especially On The Cape And The Islands

9/18/2017
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Likely beginning Tuesday morning, rainfall and strong winds from Jose will affect the region, particularly those closest to the coastline.

Duration: 00:03:21


Ken Burns' 'Vietnam War' Brilliantly Explores The Tragedy Of 'What Happened? What Happened?'

9/18/2017
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Burns and co-creator Lynn Novick bring home the full tragedy of a war that America is still fighting, says critic-at-large Ed Siegel.

Duration: 00:06:40


Questions of Prestige And Promise As Harvard Blocks Manning

9/16/2017
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At a school known for its careful management of its image, the reversal struck some as remarkably graceless.

Duration: 00:03:35


Director Maria Friedman On The Long Journey Of 'Merrily We Roll Along'

9/15/2017
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One of Stephen Sondheim's lesser-known works stands out most for British star of musical theater, Maria Friedman. She's starred in the British productions and is now at the helm of Boston's incarnation.

Duration: 00:07:12


Fenway Park Hosts First Marathon Inside A Major League Ballpark

9/15/2017
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The marathon consists of running 116 laps around the inside of Fenway Park. About 50 people are participating.

Duration: 00:04:35


'Emotion AI': Boston Startup Works To Make Tech Devices More Emotionally Intelligent

9/15/2017
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A Boston-based startup has created a way to measure emotion in speech in an effort to make technological devices better understand human emotions.

Duration: 00:05:37


New Bedford Clergy And Police Fight Opioid Epidemic One Person At A Time

9/14/2017
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In New Bedford, outreach teams made up of of a police officer, a member of the clergy, and some type of drug counselor go out three nights a week looking for people who've recently survived an opioid overdose to try to get them into treatment.

Duration: 00:09:13


'Our First Interest Is The Protection Of Our Students': Quinsigamond College President Discusses DACA

9/14/2017
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Community college presidents in Massachusetts are speaking out in defense of students protected by DACA.

Duration: 00:03:50


Isaiah Thomas Writes A New Chapter In Boston's Long History Of Racism In Sports

9/14/2017
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While Boston remains haunted by its racism, Isaiah Thomas’s love speaks volumes, writes Shira Springer.

Duration: 00:02:50


UMass Boston Community Members Call On State To Help Close School's Budget Deficit

9/14/2017
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A coalition of UMass Boston staff, faculty and students are pushing back against cuts on campus.

Duration: 00:04:28


What If Warhol And Capote Created A Broadway Play? Turns Out They Did, Sort Of

9/14/2017
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After a twisting, 10-year journey, Rob Roth's adaptation of the two men's conversations is onstage at the A.R.T.

Duration: 00:05:48


U.S. Attorney Suffers Another Setback In Pursuing Union-Related Extortion

9/14/2017
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The U.S. attorney's office in Massachusetts has in the last month taken a one-two punch in its use of federal law to prosecute alleged extortion by union members.

Duration: 00:04:57

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