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Monday, May 13, 2019 at 07:42 PM EDT

What Would Medicare For All Mean for You?

What Would Medicare For All Mean for You?

Medicare for All is a major topic among Democratic Presidential hopefuls. But what are the potential risks of moving from private insurance? Dr. Adam Gaffney from MassCare and Physicians for a National Health...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 07:43 PM EDT

Tackling the Rising Costs of Prescription Drugs

Tackling the Rising Costs of Prescription Drugs

Is Congress serious about addressing raising prescription drug prices? Would putting drug prices in TV ads do anything? David Olson, Boston College Law School associate professor who testified before the Senate...

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 08:05 PM EDT

Sox Visit White House; Tyra Graces SI Swimsuit Issue Cover

Sox Visit White House; Tyra Graces SI Swimsuit Issue Cover

The Reverend Irene Monroe of WGBH Radio's "All Revved Up" and Lauren Falcone, of WROR's "Lauren and Wally Show" join Sue to talk about current events. Some of this week's topics include...

Friday, May 10, 2019 at 07:35 PM EDT

23rd Annual Mothers Day Walk for Peace to Be Held May 12

23rd Annual Mothers Day Walk for Peace to Be Held May 12

After the murder of her teenage son, Tina Chery has worked to help comfort mothers who find themselves in the same horrific position she was in. Chery's "Louis D. Brown Peace Institute" just marked 25...

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 08:19 PM EDT

Journalist Discusses Congressman Neal's Fundraising, Spending

Journalist Discusses Congressman Neal's Fundraising, Spending

A blistering op-ed in The Boston Globe accuses Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal of living the high life in Washington, D.C., using his new position of Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee to wine...

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 07:40 PM EDT

Mass. Mayors Threaten Lawsuit Over State's Education Formula Funding

Mass. Mayors Threaten Lawsuit Over State's Education Formula Funding

A group of mayors from Massachusetts are threatening to sue unless the state's education funding formula is updated. It hasn't been since 1993. New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell joins Sue to discuss.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 07:37 PM EDT

The Changing Face of Greater Boston

The Changing Face of Greater Boston

The perception is that Boston is a very white city and the Greater Boston area is mostly white. A new report puts a dent into that perception. Mark Melnik, director of economic and public policy research at the...

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 07:43 PM EDT

Last Episode of 'Veep' to Air May 12 on HBO

Last Episode of 'Veep' to Air May 12 on HBO

The show finale of "Veep" airs Sunday which is sad news for lovers of politics and comedy. Massachusetts state senator Eric Lesser, D-Longmeadow, who consults for the show, talks about why "Veep&...

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 07:42 PM EDT

Greater Boston PFLAG Hosts Annual Gala

Greater Boston PFLAG Hosts Annual Gala

Val Frias, executive director of Greater Boston PFLAG, joins Sue to talk about a major event planned by the organization May 9.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 07:45 PM EDT

Recognizing the Work of Nurses During 'National Nurses Week'

Recognizing the Work of Nurses During 'National Nurses Week'

As National Nurses Week is celebrated, Maddie Pearson, CNO and senior vice president of clinical services at Brigham & Women's Hospital, joins Sue to talk about nursing achievements.