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Thursday, Mar 21, 2019 at 07:36 PM EDT

Will Mass. Ban the So-Called 'Conversion Therapy' This Year?

Will Mass. Ban the So-Called 'Conversion Therapy' This Year?

Massachusetts House lawmakers overwhelmingly passed legislation banning "conversation therapy", which many LBGTQ advocates say causes serious psychological damage to young patients, in addition to...

Thursday, Mar 21, 2019 at 07:54 PM EDT

Addressing Climate Change in Boston

Addressing Climate Change in Boston

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has set the environmental goal of making the city carbon neutral by 2050. But it will be tough unless the city modernizes the buildings which produce more than 70 percent of Boston's...

Thursday, Mar 21, 2019 at 07:55 PM EDT

Teamsters Host Boston's Largest Autism Fundraiser

Teamsters Host Boston's Largest Autism Fundraiser

The Teamsters Local 25 Gala for Autism is the largest event held in Boston each year to raise money in support of autism research, services and awareness. Prominent politicians will be on hand for the event,...

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 07:27 PM EDT

Sue's Take on Trump's Feuds With George Conway and John McCain

Sue's Take on Trump's Feuds With George Conway and John McCain

Sue provides her take on President Donald Trump's public feud with the spouse of one of his top aides and his attacks on the late Sen. John McCain.

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 07:33 PM EDT

Honoring Women's History Month at Massachusetts State House

Honoring Women's History Month at Massachusetts State House

March is Women's History Month. When it comes to electing women to higher office in Massachusetts, the state has a rather pathetic record. The non-partisan Massachusetts Women Political Caucus will highlight...

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019 at 07:52 PM EDT

Do's and Don'ts of Airport Etiquette

Do's and Don'ts of Airport Etiquette

Boston Globe Travel Writer and Columnist Christopher Muther is constantly at the airport. He offers his do's and don'ts on airport etiquette.

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 at 07:53 PM EDT

Time to Abolish Electoral College?

Time to Abolish Electoral College?

The Electoral College might not be the issue most critically important to voters but it does play a big role in our democracy. U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts says she wants to abolish it and...

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 at 07:52 PM EDT

Understanding Brexit and the Issues Holding Up the UK Leaving the EU

Understanding Brexit and the Issues Holding Up the UK Leaving the EU

Prime Minister Theresa May is writing to the EU to formally ask for Brexit to be postponed. The chief stumbling block in the UK for Brexit is the issue of a physical border between Northern Ireland and Ireland -...

Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 at 07:50 PM EDT

Changes to the Tax Code

Changes to the Tax Code

Have you finished up your taxes? Nora Yousif, Vice President with RBC Wealth Management, joins Sue to talk about the major changes that could impact this year's filings.

Monday, Mar 18, 2019 at 07:52 PM EDT

Impact of the College Admissions Scandal

Impact of the College Admissions Scandal

As more defendants in the college admissions cheating scam appear in federal court in Boston, local high school officials are speaking out on what we've learned about what looks like a rigged admissions process....

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