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Analysis and commentary on the top stories of the day

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 11:03 PM EDT

Sexual Assault Plea Ends With Probation

Sexual Assault Plea Ends With Probation

Is probation without jail time too lenient a sentence for a high school athlete who indecently assaulted two girls at a party? Sue's guest is Atty. Wendy Murphy.

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 11:00 PM EDT

Brutal Dictator's Lasting Impact

Brutal Dictator's Lasting Impact

How Joseph Stalin's legacy continues to unsettle Russia's relations with the U.S., up to and including the 2016 contest for president. Sue's guest is Joshua Rubenstein, author of "The Last Days of Stalin."

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 10:53 PM EDT

Monitoring Italy's Earthquake

Monitoring Italy's Earthquake

What seismic readings in Weston, Massachusetts, reveal about the earthquake in Italy and the chance of after-shocks. Sue's guest is Dr. John Ebel, research scientist at the BC's Weston Observatory.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 08:22 PM EDT

Age Gap in Tech Workplaces

Age Gap in Tech Workplaces

Can older workers compete with millennials in the high-tech workplace? Brian Shactman fills in for Sue. His guest is Boston Magazine writer Dan Lyons, author of "Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 08:20 PM EDT

Are You Being Tracked?

Are You Being Tracked?

Data collection/privacy concerns with the new all-electronic tolling system on the Pike. Brian Shactman fills in for Sue. His guest is Kade Crockford of Massachusetts ACLU's Technology for Liberty Project.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 08:13 PM EDT

Trump Seeks Emails Prosecutor

Trump Seeks Emails Prosecutor

Is there a pay-to-play smoking gun in the latest revelation of Hillary Clinton's emails? Brian Shactman fills in for Sue. His guests are Boston Herald columnist Holly Robichaud and former Massachusetts...

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