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Analysis and commentary on the top stories of the day

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 at 07:48 PM EST

Iconic Citgo Sign Closer to Landmark Status

Iconic Citgo Sign Closer to Landmark Status

The Boston Landmarks Commission has approved Kenmore Square's iconic CITGO as a landmark — a key step in making the sign an official city landmark. Is this a good thing? Why some see the sign as a...

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 at 07:33 PM EST

US Conference of Catholic Bishops Can't Address Clergy Abuse

US Conference of Catholic Bishops Can't Address Clergy Abuse

American Catholic bishops planned to address clergy sex abuse at their semi-annual gathering but the Vatican stopped the bishops. Dr. Richard Gaillardetz, Theology Professor at Boston College, joins Sue to...

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 07:38 PM EST

CNN Files Suit Against Trump

CNN Files Suit Against Trump

CNN is suing Donald Trump and several top aides for barring reporter Jim Acosta, alleging the president has violated the First and Fifth Amendment rights of the network and the reporter. Assistant professor Dan...

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 07:42 PM EST

Stan Lee's Legacy on American Culture

Stan Lee's Legacy on American Culture

Video game developer and 2020 MA-8 candidate Brianna Wu joins Sue O'Connell to discuss the legacy of Stan Lee and how the themes of his comics serve as a moral compass and/or a commentary on American culture.

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 at 04:37 PM EST

Brighton Marine Working to Serve Veterans and Their Familes

Brighton Marine Working to Serve Veterans and Their Familes

Marlene Calisi, Vice President of Administration & Finance at Brighton Marine Health Center, joins Sue to discuss the work Brighton Marine is doing for veterans.

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 11:53 PM EST

Widower Speaks Out About Emergency Response Failure

Widower Speaks Out About Emergency Response Failure

heartbreaking story of his wife, Laura Levis, who died just feet from the emergency room entrance at Somerville Hospital. He joins Sue O'Connell a day...">Peter DeMarco, a former Boston Globe employee, told the heartbreaking story of his wife, Laura Levis, who died just feet from the emergency room entrance at Somerville Hospital. He joins Sue O'Connell a day...

Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 07:36 PM EST

Presidential Rain Check

Presidential Rain Check

President Trump tweeted that Florida's disputed races for Governor and Senator should be called for Republicans, even though thousands of votes may still be at large. Plus, the president's weekend in France, and...

Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 at 12:05 AM EST

Boston Magazine Lists Top 50 Restaurants

Boston Magazine Lists Top 50 Restaurants

Sue chats with Scott Kearnan, food editor at Boston Magazine, about the city's best restaurants.

Friday, Nov 9, 2018 at 11:24 PM EST

Vt. Author Weaves Fictional Tale Based on Real Events

Vt. Author Weaves Fictional Tale Based on Real Events

Some of his novels have been made into motion pictures. Now, author Joseph Olshan has a new book, set in Vermont and based on actual incidents that happened in the Green Mountain state. The "Black...

Friday, Nov 9, 2018 at 11:23 PM EST

World Class Skiers Return to Killington

World Class Skiers Return to Killington

Later this month, Killington Resort will host the Audi FIS World Cup, featuring defending champ and Olympic Gold Medalist Mikaela Shiffrin, who learned to race in Vermont. Courtney DiFiore, Killington Resort's...

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