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Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 08:35 PM EST

CCC Chairman Gives Update on Budding Marijuana Industry

CCC Chairman Gives Update on Budding Marijuana Industry

Massachusetts' third recreational marijuana shop will open in Salem this weekend. Cannabis Control Commission Chairman Steven Hoffman gives a progress report on the first two stores, looks ahead to more...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 07:54 PM EST

Comedians Raise Money for Kids at Globe Santa Comedy Night

Comedians Raise Money for Kids at Globe Santa Comedy Night

The 7th Annual Globe Santa Comedy Night will be held Dec. 12 at Giggles Comedy Club in Saugus, Massachusetts to raise money for Globe Santa, which purchases holiday gifts for thousands of children in the eastern...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 07:34 PM EST

Report Looks at Shortage of Early Childhood Educators

Report Looks at Shortage of Early Childhood Educators

Countless studies conclude that early childhood education show great benefits for the children and societies as a whole. Yet, the field of early education faces a shortage of qualified educators and directors...

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 07:28 PM EST

What's Going on With Brexit?

What's Going on With Brexit?

Dr. James Cronin, Boston College Professor of History, joins Sue to discuss what's going on with Brexit and how it's impacting the economy in the United States.

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 08:14 PM EST

Approaching the Opioid Crisis as a Mental Health Problem

Approaching the Opioid Crisis as a Mental Health Problem

Dr. Paul Block, an associate professor at William James College, offers a potential solution to the opioid epidemic.

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