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Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 at 07:51 PM EST

New Book 'Buy Me, Boston' Celebrates Old Ads and Fliers

New Book 'Buy Me, Boston' Celebrates Old Ads and Fliers

"Buy Me, Boston" curator,...">It's like a picture history book—light on words—but heavy on music fliers and local advertisements from the Boston area from the 60s and 80s. Brian Coleman, "Buy Me, Boston" curator,...

Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 at 07:42 PM EST

GuitARTS Holds Online Auction

GuitARTS Holds Online Auction

Ernie Boch Jr., founder of Music Drives, and local artists Dale Stephanos and Tom Dunlay, join Sue to talk about GuitARTS — a cool display of public art in Norwood where local artists have decorated...

Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 at 07:32 PM EST

Election Night Brings Victories for LGBTQ Activists

Election Night Brings Victories for LGBTQ Activists

Susan Ryan-Vollmar, communications consultant and formerly editor-in-chief of Bay Windows and news editor of the Boston Phoenix, joins Sue to discuss the curious appointment of Acting Attorney General Matthew...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 07:48 PM EST

Disabled American Veterans Hosts Annual 5K in South Boston

Disabled American Veterans Hosts Annual 5K in South Boston

Veterans Day is Sunday but will be observed Monday. Disabled American Veterans are hosting their annual 5K again this weekend at Castle Island in South Boston and there are ways to donate even if you don't want...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 07:46 PM EST

Assessing the Results of the Midterm Elections

Assessing the Results of the Midterm Elections

Not every woman was a winner in Tuesday's election but it's not the end of their political careers. Amanda Hunter, communications director for the Barbara Lee Family Foundation, and Tito Jackson, CEO of Verdant...

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

1-on-1 With Mass Congresswoman-Elect Lori Trahan

1-on-1 With Mass Congresswoman-Elect Lori Trahan

Among the big winners Election night were women in races from Massachusetts to Maine and many other places across the United States. There will now be more than 100 women in the House of Representatives and...

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 at 07:44 PM EST

Appreciation of the Right to Vote

Appreciation of the Right to Vote

Millions of Americans choose not to participate in elections. Some young people, whose families have endured struggles in countries where free elections are not held, join Sue to talk about why they work to...

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 at 07:34 PM EST

Top Doctors Want to Ban Spanking

Top Doctors Want to Ban Spanking

Dr. Benjamin Siegel, Boston Medical Center, who co-authored new guidelines for pediatricians on spanking, joins Sue to discuss the issue.

Monday, Nov 5, 2018 at 07:53 PM EST

Creative Strategies to Pay for Senior Care

Creative Strategies to Pay for Senior Care

Millions of military veterans face the need for expensive senior care, but aren't sure how they are going to pay for it. Linda Amir, Benchmark's Director of Senior Care Financial Solutions, and Patty Servaes, of...

Monday, Nov 5, 2018 at 07:43 PM EST

A Closer Look at Massachusetts Ballot Questions

A Closer Look at Massachusetts Ballot Questions

Gabrielle Emanuel, WGBH News reporter, joins Sue to take a closer and final look at the three statewide ballot questions in Massachusetts ahead of Election Day.

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