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Rundown for October 1, 2012
12:06 PM EDT Comment

What ‘October Surprises’ Loom?

The month of October, famous for game-changing campaign surprises, begins with a debate followed by a jobs report on Friday.

12:15 PM EDT 19 Comments

Mickey Edwards Calls On Lawmakers To ‘Stop Fighting, Start Fixing’

Former Republican Congressman Mickey Edwards is trying to do what never seems to happen in Washington: work with the opposite party to get things done.

12:35 PM EDT 6 Comments

Hospitals Face Fines For Readmitting Medicare Patients

Medicare will now fine hospitals that readmit too many Medicare patients for complications within 30 days of discharge.

12:40 PM EDT 3 Comments

A Conversation With Dad About Life’s End

Health blogger Carey Goldberg recently sat down with her father to talk about end-of-life care.

Music From The Show

From Bonobo to Ashley MacIsaac

12:50 PM EDT 3 Comments

Spreading Partisan Views Through Film And Video

Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr says the Internet is making it easier to create and distribute hyper-partisan films.

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Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

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Introducing A New Here & Now Website

Coming June 9, 2016, Here & Now listeners and visitors will experience our stories and journalism online in a whole new way.

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Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

As the pair toured the museum, they wondered if they could do better. So 16-year-old Kevin Nguyen decided to get creative.

June 3 3 Comments

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Author Explores Conformity, Mental Health In New Teen Novel

Matthew Quick published his fourth young adult book, "Every Exquisite Thing," this week.

June 2 13 Comments

Do Meal Kits Provide Great Taste Along With Convenience?

Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.