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As greater Boston soldiered through an historic snowstorm this week, many residents reported yeti sightings around the region. (@BostonYeti2015)
Posted on Friday, January 30, 2015

Emails, on-air interactions and the dystopic legend of Shia LaBeouf. (We aren’t kidding about that last one, we swear).

 
Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) delivered the Republican Party's response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 20 while wearing some rather distinctive shoes. (ABC News)
Posted on Friday, January 23, 2015

New thoughts on Facebook, new analysis of State of the Union twitter activity and new weekend excitement. New! And exciting!

 
Apparently, it's Bill Murray Day today, and Canada. Gets. It. (Steve Murray / National Post)
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Good news! We have interns, and they are wonderful, and here they are for the spring term. Meet them digitally, right here.

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Author Ron Rash (Western Carolina University)
Posted on Thursday, January 22, 2015

An unexpected caller from South Carolina brings back guest Ron Rash’s years as a community college professor in a movingly real way.

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In this Nov. 2014 photo provided by Serial, Emily Condon poses for a photo in the Serial office in New York. (AP)
Posted on Friday, January 16, 2015

You like podcasts? We like podcasts. Here are some podcasts that you could listen to, if you’re into that kind of thing.

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The rug in the sheriff's office in Florida's Pinellas County praised the glory of dog for more than two months. (AP)
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On comments, space-bound manatees and he importance of Dog in everyday policing.

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Chris Pine, left, and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announce the Academy Awards nominations at the 87th Academy Awards nomination ceremony on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 in Beverly Hills, Calif.  (AP)
Posted on Thursday, January 15, 2015

The 2015 Oscar Nominees are out, and we’re more than happy to highlight some of our conversations with and about some nominated films and actors.

 
Dr. Rick Sacra, an American doctor who contracted the Ebola virus in Africa walks into a room to take part in a media availability in front of his wife Debbie at the University of Massachusetts Medical School Friday Sept. 26, 2014 in Worcester, Mass. (AP)
Posted on Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Massachusetts’ own Dr. Rick Sacra contracted Ebola while working in Liberia. He survived, and is now headed back to West Africa. He explains why.

 
The Boston-based band Krill is more enthused about being included in our music hour than you might expect from this photo. (Courtesy Krill)
Posted on Friday, January 9, 2015

We’ve got the soundtrack to your 2015 right here, and, well…if music is any indicator, it should be a pretty good year.

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London-based graphic artist Lucille Clerc drew this comic in response to the attacks on the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, on Wednesday, January 7 in Paris. (Lucille Clerc)
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Jan 30, 2015
Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch gathers her papers during a break in her testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, before the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on her nomination. (AP)

Obama abroad. Hostage drama. Attorney general hearings. Snow days. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Jan 30, 2015
In the new film "American Sniper," Bradley Cooper plays real-life US Navy Seal Chris Kyle, who was the deadliest marksman in American history. (Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures)

“American Sniper.” Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper’s war film keeps crushing at the box office and stirring more controversy. We’ll go to it.

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In the new film "American Sniper," Bradley Cooper plays real-life US Navy Seal Chris Kyle, who was the deadliest marksman in American history. (Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures)

“American Sniper.” Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper’s war film keeps crushing at the box office and stirring more controversy. We’ll go to it.

 
Jan 30, 2015
Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch gathers her papers during a break in her testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, before the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on her nomination. (AP)

Obama abroad. Hostage drama. Attorney general hearings. Snow days. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Our Week In The Web: January 30, 2015
Friday, Jan 30, 2015

Emails, on-air interactions and the dystopic legend of Shia LaBeouf. (We aren’t kidding about that last one, we swear).

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Our Week In The Web: January 23, 2015
Friday, Jan 23, 2015

New thoughts on Facebook, new analysis of State of the Union twitter activity and new weekend excitement. New! And exciting!

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Meet On Point’s Interns: Spring 2015
Friday, Jan 23, 2015

Good news! We have interns, and they are wonderful, and here they are for the spring term. Meet them digitally, right here.

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