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Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019 at 07:55 PM EDT

Assessment of Puerto Rico as Island Recovers from Hurricane Maria

Assessment of Puerto Rico as Island Recovers from Hurricane Maria

President Trump claims the government has sent $91 billion in aid to Puerto Rico as part of recovery efforts from Hurricane Maria but the Associated Press says it's more like $11 billion. Either way, what are...

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019 at 07:58 PM EDT

What is the Happy Place?

What is the Happy Place?

It looks fantastic and fun, but what is Happy Place? Jared Paul, founder of the pop-up exhibit that has made its way to Boston, joins Sue.

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019 at 07:39 PM EDT

What Does the College Admissions Scandal Say About Us?

What Does the College Admissions Scandal Say About Us?

With the two most high-profile defendants in the college admissions scandal due in federal court in Boston Wednesday, should we really be so shocked at the behavior described in the indictments? Tiziana Dearing,...

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019 at 07:41 PM EDT

Eastern Bank CEO Works With Boston Leaders to Close Gender Wage Gap

Eastern Bank CEO Works With Boston Leaders to Close Gender Wage Gap

Bob Rivers, CEO of Eastern Bank, is among the corporate leaders in Boston committed to closing the gender wage gap. He serves on Mayor Marty Walsh's "Boston Women's Workforce Council". Under River's...

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019 at 08:03 PM EDT

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology to Host 'Tech Queens' Event

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology to Host 'Tech Queens' Event

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology is hosting an event called "Tech Queens" on April 6 to encourage more prospective female college students to continue their STEM education and eventually...

Monday, Apr 1, 2019 at 08:38 PM EDT

Cape Cod Author Debuts Novel 'The Ghost Manuscript'

Cape Cod Author Debuts Novel 'The Ghost Manuscript'

Kris Frieswick, a journalist living on Cape Cod, joins Sue to talk about her first crack at fiction with her mystery thriller called "The Ghost Manuscript."

Monday, Apr 1, 2019 at 08:02 PM EDT

BBJ: Novartis Scoops Up IFM Immunotherapy Subsidiary

BBJ: Novartis Scoops Up IFM Immunotherapy Subsidiary

Life Sciences Reporter Allison DeAngelis joins necn to discuss her story, " Novartis scoops up IFM immunotherapy subsidiary for $310 million."

Monday, Apr 1, 2019 at 07:43 PM EDT

Boston Chef Debuts New Cookbook 'Buttermilk Bourbon'

Boston Chef Debuts New Cookbook 'Buttermilk Bourbon'

Boston chef Jason Santos joins Sue to talk about his a new cookbook, "Buttermilk & Bourbon" which celebrates his Southern-styled restaurant in the Back Bay.

Monday, Apr 1, 2019 at 07:42 PM EDT

Mass. Gaming Commission to Hold Hearings on Wynn Resort

Mass. Gaming Commission to Hold Hearings on Wynn Resort

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission will begin holding hearings Tuesday on the suitability of Wynn Resorts to one of the state's three gaming licenses for casinos. Despite the serious nature of the accusations...

Friday, Mar 29, 2019 at 07:34 PM EDT

Report: Why Mass. Lags Behind When it Comes to Electing Woman to Office

Report: Why Mass. Lags Behind When it Comes to Electing Woman to Office

Twenty-eighteen was a recording-breaking year for women in politics with women candidates shattering records in various offices nationwide. Americans elected 102 women to the U.S. House of Representatives...

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