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The FDA Moves To Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes And Menthols

Although the proposals would be the most dramatic regulations of the tobacco industry in years, do they go far enough?

Mookie Betts Cleans Up: Named MVP of American League

This season, Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts led major league with a .346 batting average and .640 slugging percentage. He hit 32 homeruns and stole 30 bases.

Week In Review: Democratic Leadership, Merrimack Valley, Amazon

Our panels discuss the leadership battle in the U.S. House of Representatives as Congressman Seth Moulton pushes Democrats not to pick Nancy Pelosi as speaker. We also cover the Merrimack Valley gas explosions and Amazon's Boston snub.

More Than Words In The South End Is A Bookstore With A Mission

More Than Words In The South End Is A Bookstore With A Mission

The newly expanded bookstore in Boston's South End is using the power of books to help young people.

As Temperatures Drop, Merrimack Valley Residents Still Without Heat

Mayor Dan Rivera, of Lawrence, said almost 1,100 families in that city are still without heat or hot water.

With Pelosi's Future Uncertain, Is Now The Time For The Democrats To Change Tactics?

In the battle for power in Washington, political scientist David Faris says Democrats should adopt the same insurgent and obstructionist tactics as Republicans.

With Pelosi's Future Uncertain, Is Now The Time For The Democrats To Change Tactics?

Merrimack Valley, Democrats Should 'Fight Dirty,' More Than Words Bookstore

Host Anthony Brooks speaks with a resident of the Merrimack Valley who still are without gas as the first snow storm of the season approaches. Also, the fight over whether Nancy Pelosi should be Speaker of the House. Plus, political scientist David Faris believes that it's time for the Democrats to "fight dirty" and their priorities for the next two years should be to "obstruct, delay, deny." Could that work? Also, the newly expanded "More Than Words" warehouse bookstore in Boston's South End is using the power of books to help young people.

Merrimack Valley, Democrats Should 'Fight Dirty,' More Than Words Bookstore

Marijuana In Brookline, Forgotten Founding Father

Host Deborah Becker speaks with a resident of Brookline over the continued fight over recreational marijuana stores in the area. Also, in sports, the Patriots lose to Tennessee. And Boston's forgotten "founding father" — the story of a Boston doctor who helped lead the American independence movement at a time when many colonists were opposed to armed rebellion.

The Fight Over Recreational Marijuana Continues In Brookline

Ascend Massachusetts, a recreational marijuana company in Brookline, wants to open a store in the St. Mary's, a local business district.

Week In Sports: Patriots Lose In Tennessee, Celtics Struggle To Start The Season

Should Patriots fans be worried after Sunday's loss to the Titans?

Week In Sports: Patriots Lose In Tennessee, Celtics Struggle To Start The Season

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