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Local news coverage from WBUR.

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Forecast: Snow Wednesday, Then A Thaw This Weekend

1/16/2018
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A bit of snow will fall on the Boston area, affecting the morning commute on Wednesday.

Duration: 00:02:22


Bill Would Allow 72-Hour Hold On Patients Seeking Help With Addiction

1/16/2018
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A bill proposed by Gov. Charlie Baker contains a provision that would allow a 72-hour involuntary hold on those seeking addiction treatment.

Duration: 00:05:41


For A Vision Of Offshore Wind In New England, Look To The U.K.

1/16/2018
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For a possible future vision of New England's offshore wind industry, WBUR's Chris Bentley reported from a part of the U.K. that's staking its economic recovery on offshore wind farms.

Duration: 00:05:42


ESPN Analyst Mike Reiss On Next Week's Patriots-Jaguars Matchup

1/15/2018
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ESPN.com football writer Mike Reiss joined Morning Edition to look back on the Patriot's win this weekend and ahead to the AFC championship.

Duration: 00:04:45


For One Springfield Woman, A Complicated Desire To Preserve Racist Emblems

1/15/2018
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Dora Robinson of Springfield, Mass. has filled her home with artwork from the African diaspora that she's collected over the years -- including some that are racist emblems that she calls her Liberation Collection.

Duration: 00:06:15


U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas On Puerto Rico Recovery Efforts: 'Help Has Not Come Fast Enough'

1/14/2018
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Members of the Mass. congressional delegation are pushing for more aid for Puerto Rico -- and they toured the island to get an update on the recovery effort. U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas joined Weekend Edition to discuss.

Duration: 00:04:45


Patriots March Forward With Dominant Play In Win Over Titans

1/14/2018
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WBUR's Mark Degon reports on the Patriots' 35-to-14 victory over the Tennessee Titans Saturday night in Foxborough.

Duration: 00:05:22


Nashville Sports Reporter Talks Titans, As Patriots Gear Up To Play The Tennessee Underdogs

1/13/2018
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Since 2002, the New England Patriots have hosted nine Saturday night postseason contests in Foxborough. They have won all nine. This year, their rival is the Tennessee Titans.

Duration: 00:04:42


Lawrence Considers Turning Down Grant Money That Would Help Homeless People Get Housing

1/12/2018
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If the city accepts the federal money, says its city council president, "individuals will believe that we have the necessary funds to help everyone."

Duration: 00:07:30


Patriots Host Tennessee Titans Saturday

1/12/2018
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The post-season for the Patriots begins Saturday night in Foxborough, as the team hosts the Tennessee Titans.

Duration: 00:04:25


Does We Need More Natural Gas Pipelines?

1/12/2018
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The brutal cold spell we recently suffered through has renewed the debate over whether the region needs more natural gas pipelines.

Duration: 00:07:19


As More Survive Cancer, These Doctors Try To Ease The Aftermath Of Treatment

1/12/2018
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Million of Americans have survived cancer. Several local doctors are among a growing group trying to improve the quality of life for those survivors.

Duration: 00:06:01


Boston EMS Reports Opioid Overdose Deaths Were Way Up In 2017

1/12/2018
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It's not clear what's happening, but doctors, drug users and first responders all say they are worried about more and more deadly versions of fentanyl.

Duration: 00:02:07


Emails Obtained From Boston And State Officials Reveal Some Details Of Amazon HQ2 Bid

1/11/2018
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The state used a code name -- "Project Rufus" -- for its bid for Amazon's second headquarters.

Duration: 00:05:06


21 Percent Of Mass. Voters Say They've Been Sexually Harassed At Work

1/11/2018
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Among female poll respondents, however, the number is much higher, with 33 percent of women voters reporting they've been sexually harassed.

Duration: 00:03:32


New Cancer Treatments Top $500,000 And Raise Daunting Questions About How To Pay

1/11/2018
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CAR-T cell therapy gives new urgency to a long-simmering question: Is there any ceiling on cancer drug prices?

Duration: 00:07:30


'Thank You For Choosing Boston': Mayor Walsh Defends TPS Holders

1/10/2018
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Walsh denounced the Trump administration's decision to end temporary protection for Salvadorans, and promised the city would offer resources to affected immigrants.

Duration: 00:02:43


Cancer Patients Asking Doctors About Marijuana Still Get Little Help

1/10/2018
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Although medical marijuana has been legal in Massachusetts for six years, most doctors aren’t able to guide cancer patients navigating the system and using it for their symptoms.

Duration: 00:06:56


Silvia Alvarez Labored To Transform Her Country Of Origin

1/10/2018
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Alvarez grew up in Santiago, Chile. Her father was a military general.

Duration: 00:04:20


WBUR Poll: Baker’s Popularity Continues To Soar, While Trump’s Continues To Slump

1/10/2018
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Our poll finds 74 percent of Massachusetts voters approve of the job Charlie Baker is doing as governor.

Duration: 00:04:58

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