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Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 07:48 PM EDT

Roxbury International Film Festival Begins June 19

Roxbury International Film Festival Begins June 19

The Roxbury International Film Festival kicks off next week. Lisa Simmons, director of the film festival joins us to talk about what we can expect.

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 07:38 PM EDT

Exoneration for Darrell Jones

Exoneration for Darrell Jones

Darrell Jones, of Massachusetts, was convicted of murder back in 1986 and has always maintained he was innocent. Two years ago, the conviction was overturned, and a new trial was ordered due to a number of...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 07:39 PM EDT

Pot Advocates Push Back on Concerns Raised by Some Health Professionals

Pot Advocates Push Back on Concerns Raised by Some Health Professionals

Earlier this month, over three dozen Massachusetts doctors and researchers warned that the state could be headed toward a public health crisis because of its policy around recreational marijuana. Advocates...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 07:43 PM EDT

How College Bound Dorchester, Boston Uncornered Helps Ex Gang-Involved Youth Succeed

How College Bound Dorchester, Boston Uncornered Helps Ex Gang-Involved Youth Succeed

College Bound Dorchester CEO Mark Culliton and College Bound Dorchester College Readiness Advisor Elias Perea join Sue to provide an update on their projects as well as a new photo exhibit showing what it means...

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 08:52 PM EDT

Talking Politics with Boston Globe's James Pindell

Talking Politics with Boston Globe's James Pindell

Are Joe Biden's recent campaign foibles just some campaign rust or signs of bigger issues facing the 2020 presidential campaign? U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is making steady, small strides in a number of polls...

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 07:49 PM EDT

Boston Globe-Suffolk University Poll Sheds Light on 2020

Boston Globe-Suffolk University Poll Sheds Light on 2020

A new Boston Globe-Suffolk University poll shows where Massachusetts voters stand on higher taxes for education, a possible third term for Gov. Charlie Baker and the 2020 Democratic primary. David Paleologos,...

Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 07:39 PM EDT

Massive Protests in Hong Kong as Demonstrators Fear Proposed Extraditions

Massive Protests in Hong Kong as Demonstrators Fear Proposed Extraditions

An estimated 1 million people who live in Hong Kong took to the streets in what some are calling the "last fight". A controversial extradition law is being rushed through and activists fear that it...

Monday, Jun 10, 2019 at 07:42 PM EDT

Working to Help Graduates With Student Loan Debt by Engaging Employers

Working to Help Graduates With Student Loan Debt by Engaging Employers

As college graduates prepare to enter the workforce, they also prepare to start paying off their student debt. A Boston company that helps businesses offer student loan assistance as an employee benefit talks...

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 07:53 PM EDT

Author Talks Possible Link Between Marijuana, Schizophrenia

Author Talks Possible Link Between Marijuana, Schizophrenia

Alex Berenson, author of "Tell Your Children," argues that the connections between marijuana and mental health are being ignored as states rush to legalize marijuana. His book also says cannabis use is...

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 05:23 PM EDT

Report Links Quality Childcare to Military Readiness

Report Links Quality Childcare to Military Readiness

2) What’s the link between high-quality child care and the country’s military readiness? Plenty, according to some retired generals. Why two decorated veterans are pushing for more funding for child...