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Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 at 07:37 PM EDT

US-Bound Migrant Caravan Rests in Mexico

US-Bound Migrant Caravan Rests in Mexico

Thousands of Central American migrants are traveling in a caravan hoping to reach the U.S. Dr. Westy Egmont of Boston College and scholar Elizabeth Perez give their takes.

Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 at 07:54 PM EDT

Faith in Fashion 2018

Faith in Fashion 2018

This Thursday, a fashion show called "Faith and Fashion" will be held to help raise money for a program at Roxbury Presbyterian Church called "The Cory Johnson Program for Post Traumatic...

Monday, Oct 22, 2018 at 07:35 PM EDT

Donald Trump and the LGBTQ Community

Donald Trump and the LGBTQ Community

As the Trump administration is reportedly pushing to redefine the word "gender," Question 3 in Massachusetts would repeal protections for transgender people in public places.

Monday, Oct 22, 2018 at 07:51 PM EDT

A Look at Question 1 in Mass.

A Look at Question 1 in Mass.

Former CEO Paul Levy of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center weighs in on Question 1, which would set nurse-patient ratios in Massachusetts.

Monday, Oct 22, 2018 at 07:52 PM EDT

Dorchester Short Film Festival

Dorchester Short Film Festival

Organizer Anne Stein and Boston City Councilor Frank Baker discuss Thursday night's Dorchester Short Film Festival, one of the events commemorating 100 years of The Strand.

Monday, Oct 22, 2018 at 07:53 PM EDT

Salem Crowdfunding Startup Eyes Small Businesses

Salem Crowdfunding Startup Eyes Small Businesses

Mainvest, a Salem-based crowdfunding company, aims to connects local residents to invest in small Main Street businesses – many of which are women-owned. MainVest co-founder Nick Matthews and Tiffany...

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 07:45 PM EDT

Critical Role of Family in Battling Depression

Critical Role of Family in Battling Depression

Susan Weinstein, co-executive director of Families for Depression Awareness, talks about a new public awareness campaign aimed at educating families on the key role they play in loved ones' struggles with...

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 at 07:45 PM EDT

More Than Words Helps At-Risk Youth

More Than Words Helps At-Risk Youth

Alex Buonfiglio, senior development and events manager for More Than Words; Kersage, a youth partner with More Than Words; and Melissa MacDonnell, president of Liberty Mutual Foundation, join Sue O'Connell.

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 07:32 PM EDT

Gonzalez Slams Baker's Senate Choice After Debate

Gonzalez Slams Baker's Senate Choice After Debate

Fresh off his second debate with Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, Democratic candidate Jay Gonzalez talks about his calls to reform state law enforcement agencies and whether he feels abandoned by state and...

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 07:38 PM EDT

Boston's Plan to Be More Resilient to Sea Level Rise

Boston's Plan to Be More Resilient to Sea Level Rise

Christopher Cook, Boston's chief of environment, energy and open space, talks about Mayor Marty Walsh's latest plan to make the city more resilient to sea level rise and flooding.

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