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A Very Sugar Valentine's Day: Forbidden Crushes

The Sugars look at one especially painful form of love: the crush. They take questions from two letter writers struggling with illicit love interests — one from a career-oriented woman who finds herself drawn to her boss, the other from a recently married woman fantasizing about her husband's younger brother.

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Woman Killed By Manhole Cover On Boston Highway

State officials are looking into Friday morning's tragic accident on Interstate 93 in Boston near the O'Neill Tunnel. A woman was killed when a manhole cover flew up and smashed through her windshield.

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Man Fatally Shot By Police In Dorchester

Boston police officers shot and killed a man they say was armed in Dorchester Friday. Police say the incident came after officers responded to a shooting in the area that left two other people injured.

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WBUR's Morning Edition Podcast: Feb. 12, 2016

A podcast of what local features aired today on WBUR's Morning Edition.

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Researchers Confirm Existence Of Gravitational Waves

MIT scientists played a major role in the breakthrough by developing the device used to detect those waves.

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Boston-Area Marathoners Chase Spots On Olympic Team At L.A. Trials

The U.S. is one of the few countries that picks its Olympic Marathon team from the results of a single race.

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Wellesley College Names Paula Johnson Its First African-American President

Dr. Paula Johnson, who will take over this summer, has devoted her career to furthering research that explores how women respond differently to diseases and treatments than men do.

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WBUR's Morning Edition Podcast: Feb. 11, 2016

A podcast of what local features aired today on WBUR's Morning Edition.

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Springfield Man Incarcerated For 30 Years Is Set Free After Judge Overturns Rape Conviction

George Perrot was twice tried and convicted for a brutal rape he has always denied committing. On Wednesday, he was set free without bail after serving 30 years in maximum security prisons.

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Boston's Yoga For People Of Color Raises Questions About Inclusiveness

The practice of yoga in the U.S. has faced criticism for appealing to a narrow set of people — specifically young, thin, white females. So one Boston instructor has started a class just for people of color. But for some, that rings of racism.

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