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Provocative stories and authentic voices from around Boston

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Provocative stories and authentic voices from around Boston

    Special Hour: Stories Of Triumph Over Adversity

    Special Hour: Stories Of Triumph Over Adversity

    We bring you some of our favorite stories of triumph over adversity, from a man who stayed up late nights in prison so he could get a college degree, to a gay Muslim boy in South Yorkshire, England who grew up to be a global fashion icon.

    • 58 min
    Dr. Fauci Makes The Case For The Coronavirus Vaccine To Roxbury

    Dr. Fauci Makes The Case For The Coronavirus Vaccine To Roxbury

    Surveys show people of color are the most hesitant to take a vaccine against the coronavirus. Plus, Amy Traverso is an unabashed apple fan, and the author of a newly revised and updated "The Apple Lover's Cookbook."

    • 47 min
    The Coast Guard Calls Off The Search For The Emmy Rose Fishing Vessel

    The Coast Guard Calls Off The Search For The Emmy Rose Fishing Vessel

    The Maine-based groundfishing vessel went missing off the coast of Provincetown early Monday morning.

    • 1 min
    Host Tiziana Dearing Reflects On A Thanksgiving Unlike Any Other

    Host Tiziana Dearing Reflects On A Thanksgiving Unlike Any Other

    Host Tiziana Dearing reflect on a Thanksgiving unlike any other -- which comes in the middle of a pandemic and a reckoning about who we are as a people, and what we stand for.

    • 2 min
    Looking To Get A Coronavirus Test This Thanksgiving? Expect A Long Line

    Looking To Get A Coronavirus Test This Thanksgiving? Expect A Long Line

    These days, testing is easier said than done, with long lines stretching out at testing sites all over the state.

    • 7 min
    For The Love Of Apples: Baking With And Enjoying New England's Favorite Fruit

    For The Love Of Apples: Baking With And Enjoying New England's Favorite Fruit

    Amy Traverso is the senior food editor at Yankee magazine. She's also an unabashed apple fan, and the author of a newly revised and updated "The Apple Lover's Cookbook." She takes listener calls on how to identify apples, buy them and how to eat and cook with them.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
51 Ratings

51 Ratings

center viewpoint ,

Great local news coverage!

I listen to several national news/politics podcasts but really wanted a podcast that does a micro-view of What’s going on in Mass. This podcast has been a great listen and really informative!

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Great host

Nice job!

mr6424 ,

Informative and engaging

Thoughtful journalism on all things Massachusetts!

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