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On Point producer Abigail Collins shows off her freshly prepared cut black olives. (Robin Lubbock / WBUR)
Posted on Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Three delicious Italian recipes from the nonnas of Enoteca Maria — and the On Point producers who prepared the food for ours how.

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Three different cast members play the protagonist in the Broadway adaptation of Alison Bechdel's 2006 graphic memoir, "Fun Home." (From L: Beth Malone, Sydney Lucas and Emily Skeggs). (Courtesy "Fun Home")
Posted on Friday, April 3, 2015

Renowned comic artist Alison Bechdel explains how a Broadway adaptation of her “tragicomic” family memoir, “Fun Home,” is almost an ode to her theatre-loving parents.

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After the longest and worst winter ever, Boston appears to be inching into spring. And yes, those are sailboats on the Charles River (which is still semi-frozen). (Nick Andersen / WBUR)
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Spring is ~here~, we’ve got Twitter player cards (!) and a whole mess of you distrust the FDA. Fridays, right?

 
This image of fries and sauce was the last bit of social media beloved East Village Belgian fry stand Pommes Frites shared before Thursday's massive building collapse in New York City. The shop hopes to reopen sometime in the future. (Pommes Frites / Twitter)
Posted on Friday, March 27, 2015

More on the incessant email debate, plus some goats living their best lives and the sad allure of Manhattan’s shuttered Pommes Frites.

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Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2015

Thinking about moving your wallet to your phone? You can! And maybe you should? But TechCrunch senior writer Josh Constine has a few things to tell you before you do.

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A view of winter constellations on a starry, clear night. (Phillip Chee / Flickr)
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The latest and greatest — using apps to make natural exploration more fun for your kids.

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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, a tea party favorite and possible presidential candidate in 2016, speaks to Baily Ealy during a Strafford County Republican Committee Chili and Chat on Sunday, March 15, 2015, in Barrington, N.H. (AP)
Posted on Friday, March 20, 2015

The emailed comments question continues to haunt us, we shake off / salute our haters and CNN Politics spends way too much time on FinalCut (in a good way!).

 
Posted on Thursday, March 19, 2015

You asked, Laurence Kotlikoff answered — your Social Security questions detailed in brief.

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Posted on Wednesday, March 18, 2015

“It is important to remember there are no virgin births in music and the other creative arts.” Musicologist Sandy Wilbur, who testified in the recent copyright trial in Los Angeles, explains the “Blurred Lines” case.

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Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2015

“Blurred Lines” and “Got To Give It Up” aren’t the only two songs to be subject to public controversy over intellectual property rights. Other examples abound.

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Demonstrators shout slogans during a rally organized by supporters of the YES vote for the upcoming referendum in front of the Greek Parliament in Athens, Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Greece's European creditors were assessing a last-minute proposal Athens made for a new two-year rescue deal, submitted just hours before the country's international bailout program expires and it loses access to billions of euros in funds. (AP)

Overtime pay. Diplomatic ties with Cuba. Greece defaults. Iran deadline missed. Chris Christie jumps in. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Harmonica master Howard Levy, in a photo dated February 2012. (Courtesy the Artist)

Harmonica virtuoso Howard Levy tears it up with us. From Bach to the blues.

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Harmonica master Howard Levy, in a photo dated February 2012. (Courtesy the Artist)

Harmonica virtuoso Howard Levy tears it up with us. From Bach to the blues.

 
Jul 3, 2015
Demonstrators shout slogans during a rally organized by supporters of the YES vote for the upcoming referendum in front of the Greek Parliament in Athens, Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Greece's European creditors were assessing a last-minute proposal Athens made for a new two-year rescue deal, submitted just hours before the country's international bailout program expires and it loses access to billions of euros in funds. (AP)

Overtime pay. Diplomatic ties with Cuba. Greece defaults. Iran deadline missed. Chris Christie jumps in. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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Our Week In The Web: July 3, 2015
Friday, Jul 3, 2015

We made a lot of last-minute programming changes these past few weeks, and you stuck around with us through it all. Thanks!

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Election 2016: Who Exactly Is Running For President?
Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015

Who is running for President, anyway? We attempt to help you figure it out.

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Our Week In The Web: June 19, 2015
Friday, Jun 19, 2015

Why our broadcast changed in different markets this week, and a closer look at a puppet theatre vandalism in rural Norway. (Really).

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