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Friday, Apr 27, 2018 at 08:00 PM EDT

The TrumpYe Bromance

The TrumpYe Bromance

Rev. Irene Monroe and Lauren Beckham Falcone of WROR's "Loren & Wally Show" talk about the week that was, including the bromance of Donald Trump and Kanye West and other stories.

Friday, Apr 27, 2018 at 07:34 PM EDT

Troubling Data on State of Preschool

Troubling Data on State of Preschool

In recent weeks, teachers in Arizona, Kentucky, Oklahoma and West Virginia have taken to the streets in protest over lack of funding and low wages. A nationwide report on preschool education finds while more...

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 at 07:52 PM EDT

Renaming Yawkey

Renaming Yawkey

State Rep. Russell Holmes of Boston's Dorchester neighborhood and Jamahrl Crawford, editor and publisher of Blackstonian, join Sue O'Connell to talk about the decision to change the name of Yawkey Way.

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 at 07:52 PM EDT

Cosby Convicted of Sexual Assault in Retrial

Cosby Convicted of Sexual Assault in Retrial

Wendy Murphy, professor at New England Law, gives her take on Bill Cosby's conviction.

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 at 07:47 PM EDT

Senate Candidate Shiva Ayyadurai Defends Bus Sign

Senate Candidate Shiva Ayyadurai Defends Bus Sign

Shiva Ayyadurai, an independent candidate for Elizabeth Warren's Senate seat, discusses the dispute over his controversial bus sign saying that "only a real Indian can defeat the fake Indian."

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 10:06 PM EDT

Airbnb Takes Aim at Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu

Airbnb Takes Aim at Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu

Boston City councilor Michelle Wu talks about Airbnb, which took aim at her over proposed restrictions on short-term rentals.

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 10:06 PM EDT

Federally Funded Research and Gun Violence

Federally Funded Research and Gun Violence

Dr. Robert Kinscherff, associate professor at William James College and former chair of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force for the American Psychological Association, believes federally funded research...

Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 at 10:05 PM EDT

Mass. Schools to Test Out LGBTQ-Themed Curriculum

Mass. Schools to Test Out LGBTQ-Themed Curriculum

Starting this fall, Massachusetts schools will be able to try a new curriculum with LGBTQ-themed history, English and health classes. Corey Prachniak-Rincon from the Massachusetts Commission on LGBTQ Youth joins...

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 07:44 PM EDT

Business Imperatives for Women's Equality

Business Imperatives for Women's Equality

InkHouse founder and new Board Chair of the Alliance For Business Leadership Beth Monaghan joins Sue to talk her four business imperatives for women's equality

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 at 07:36 PM EDT

Author Discusses "Daughter of the Cold War"

Author Discusses "Daughter of the Cold War"

Grace Kennan Warnecke is the daughter of legendary American diplomat George Kennan, who largerly shaped US foreign policy during the Cold War, joins Sue to talk about her new book "Daughter of the Cold...

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