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Rundown for February 11, 2013
12:06 PM EDT 2 Comments

Pope Resignation Is First In 600 Years

Pope Benedict XVI said Monday he lacks the strength to fulfill his duties and on Feb. 28 will become the first pontiff in 600 years to resign.

12:35 PM EDT Comment

Hamden, Conn. Hit Hardest By Blizzard

While the forecasters had expected Boston to be at the epicenter of the storm, it turns out that Hamden, Conn. took the gold medal for total snowfall, with a whopping 40 inches.

12:40 PM EDT 5 Comments

President Reportedly Ready To Challenge Congress

Democrats close to the president say he’ll use his State of the Union address tomorrow to challenge the Republican party to join him in carrying out his second term agenda.

12:50 PM EDT 2 Comments

Welcome To Our New Cape & Islands Listeners!

At the end of today’s show, Robin welcomed our new listeners on Cape Cod, the Islands and Massachusetts’ South Coast, via WBUA Martha’s Vineyard 92.7 FM.

12:55 PM EDT 3 Comments

‘Whitey’ Bulger Book Has New Stories To Tell

Two Boston Globe reporters share photos and an excerpt from their new book about the notorious mobster.

12:58 PM EDT Comment

An Illustrated Record Of Love And Loss

Writer and artist Danny Gregory’s latest book “A Kiss Before You Go” is an illustrated memoir of his years with his wife Patty, and his first year alone.

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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.