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Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 at 07:54 PM EDT

Investigative Reporter Dishes on the College Admissions Scam

Investigative Reporter Dishes on the College Admissions Scam

As more defendants in the college admissions scandal appear in federal court in Boston, there's renewed attention to the story of how Jared Kushner likely got into Harvard University. Kusher's father' made a...

Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 at 07:55 PM EDT

'Connected Warriors' Provides Free Trauma-Conscious Yoga to Veterans

'Connected Warriors' Provides Free Trauma-Conscious Yoga to Veterans

A new yoga program in Massachusetts called Connected Warriors debuted last night in Quincy. The program provides free trauma-conscious yoga to service members, veterans, and their families with a particular...

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 at 07:37 PM EDT

Release of Mueller Report; Calls to End Obamacare

Release of Mueller Report; Calls to End Obamacare

Can Democrats force the Trump Administration to release the full Mueller Report before it's a distant memory in the public's mind? And what can we make of the President Donald Trump's renewed effort to dismantle...

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 at 08:03 PM EDT

SchoolFacts Boston Aims to Give Parents Unbiased Information

SchoolFacts Boston Aims to Give Parents Unbiased Information

Boston Public Schools are at an inflection point with the search for a new superintendent in its ninth month. Teachers are itching for a new, long-term contract and plans to build new schools are raising more...

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 at 07:44 PM EDT

Out-of-State Companies Wielding Big Power in Recreational Pot Industry

Out-of-State Companies Wielding Big Power in Recreational Pot Industry

Massachusetts lawmakers and regulators hoped having local entrepreneurs run recreational marijuana stores in the state but so far, it hasn't worked out like that. Wealthy, out-of-state companies are starting to...

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 at 07:47 PM EDT

'Begin to Dream Again' Hosts Brookline Fundraiser

'Begin to Dream Again' Hosts Brookline Fundraiser

A local non-profit aimed at helping homeless women in the Greater Boston area makes an appeal for financial help and holds a fundraiser. Tanisha Salmon, president and founder of "Begin To Dream Again"...

Monday, Mar 25, 2019 at 07:36 PM EDT

Unanswered Questions About the Mueller Report

Unanswered Questions About the Mueller Report

Robert Mueller's special counsel report on Russian interference into the 2016 election clears President Donald Trump and those who associated with his campaign of conspiring or coordinating with Russians, but...

Monday, Mar 25, 2019 at 07:48 PM EDT

Reforming the Electoral College

Reforming the Electoral College

Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig joins Sue to further discus the Robert Mueller investigation, his latest efforts to change the Electoral College, the status of his lawsuit against Massachusetts on the...

Friday, Mar 22, 2019 at 07:28 PM EDT

Celebrating 100 Years of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts

Celebrating 100 Years of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts

The mission of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts is to be a champion of civil rights dedicated to helping people improve their lives and to build stronger communities by providing local residents with...

Friday, Mar 22, 2019 at 07:57 PM EDT

Controversial TD Bank Ad; NY Drag Queen Performs 'Baby Shark'

Controversial TD Bank Ad; NY Drag Queen Performs 'Baby Shark'

Scott Kearnan, food editor of Boston Magazine, and the Reverend Irene Monroe of WGBH Radio's "All Revved Up" join Sue to talk about current events. Topics this week include a controversial ad in Boston...

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