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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Adrianne Haslet-Davis, left, is pictured with emergency physician Dr. Ron Medzon at Boston Medical Center. (Courtesy: Haslet-Davis family)

Dr. Ron Medzon, an emergency room physician at Boston Medical Center, recalls treating victims injured in the bombing.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Usually as the weather heats up, so does the U.S. housing market. However, it appears the spring selling season is off to a slow start.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Washington Post opinion columnist Catherine Rampell recently sparked a heated debate about government social spending. She joins us.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Adams City High School 17-year-old Jynessa (left) talks with Encompass therapist Erica Hermann in a conference room at the school. Jynessa is trying to quit smoking marijuana. (Jenny Brundin/CPR)

We look at a pilot program at a high school in outside of Denver that is now offering treatment for marijuana users.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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High school students planning to take the SAT in 2016 can now look up sample questions to the new version of the college admissions test.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Members of the Housing Rights Committee of San Francisco and other activists protest outside of City Hall in San Francisco, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. San Francisco officials are set to vote on a plan to start regulating employee shuttles for companies like Google, Facebook and Apple, charging a fee for those that use public bus stops and controlling where they load and unload. Private shuttle buses have created traffic problems, blocking public bus stops during peak commute hours. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

As San Francisco experiences a historic economic boom, some activists say not all city residents are reaping the benefits.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Flowers lie on the finish line of the Boston Marathon on the one year anniversary of the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing, on April 15, 2014 in Boston, Mass. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Area residents, victims’ families and dignitaries are coming together today to mark the solemn anniversary.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Adams City High in Commerce City, Colo., has about 2,000 students. During the 2010-2011 school year, 105 students were disciplined for drug or alcohol-related school offences. These students had almost twice as many unexcused absences, more than three times the number of days of school suspension, and almost a full grade point lower average GPA compared to students without drug/alcohol related offences. (Jenny Brundin/CPR)

Jenny Brundin of Colorado Public Radio reports on how some parents and educators are talking about marijuana use with their kids.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
This promotional image of Google Glass appears on the purchase page. The device is being offered for sale to the general U.S. public today only. (Google)

Google’s wearable computing device goes on sale today for U.S. residents – for one day only. We look at whether it’s worth the $1,500.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Heather Abbott, left, and Roseann Sdoia are both amputees who developed a lasting bond after last year’s bombing. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Roseann Sdoia and Heather Abbott had been acquainted before the bombing, but became fast friends after they were both injured.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Master Sgt. Kenneth Huddleston, with the federal Department of Homeland Security’s mobile training unit, identifies a fake bomb under the hood of a car during a recent training session. (Deborah Becker/WBUR)

WBUR’s Deborah Becker reports on how the city is preparing for this year’s race, a year after the bombing.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
The Internal Revenue Service building in Washington is shown, March 22, 2013. (Susan Walsh/AP)

Tax expert David Cay Johnston says it’s easy to fool the IRS, but there’s one catch: “you have to be rich.” He says outdated tax policies are hurting the economy.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted to a security vehicle outside a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, after a hearing in his court martial. (Patrick Semansky/AP)

The decision to make the convicted soldier an “honorary grand marshal” of the San Francisco gay pride celebration is causing a stir.

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Monday, April 14, 2014
A housing subdivision, a golf course and roads are named after the antelope that have been squeezed out by development. (Laurel Morales/Fronteras Desk)

The number of pronghorn antelope is falling, especially in one of the fastest-growing areas in the Southwest: Prescott Valley, Arizona.

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Monday, April 14, 2014
One memorable moment in the coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing was an erroneous report by CNN and others, two days after the bombing, that an arrest had been made. (Screenshot from CNN)

We take a look at what the news media got wrong and what can be learned for future breaking news coverage.

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Monday, April 14, 2014
Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Glenn Miller, is accused of killing three people Sunday in Kansas City. He allegedly attacked them at a Jewish community center and a Jewish retirement facility. (Johnson County, Kan., Sheriff's Office)

Mark Potok of the Southern Poverty Law Center discusses what his group knew about the suspect, Frazier Glenn Cross.

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Monday, April 14, 2014
U.S. novelist John Steinbeck (1902 - 1968) is pictured in January 1930. "The Grapes of Wrath" was published April 14, 1939. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

John Steinbeck’s landmark novel tells the story of Oklahoma farmers migrating to California after the dust bowl of the 1930s.

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Monday, April 14, 2014
Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman and his fiancée, Erin Hurley, are expecting their first child. (Jesse Costa/Here & Now)

A year after Jeff Bauman lost both legs in the bombing, he and his fiancée are expecting their first child.

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Friday, April 11, 2014
Rick and Dick Hoyt, Boston Marathon stalwarts since 1981, by the Hamilton Reservoir behind their home in Holland, Mass. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

For years, some spectators have come out just to see them. After not being able to finish last year, Team Hoyt is running one final time.

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Friday, April 11, 2014
Following GM and Toyota, BMW is the latest auto maker to issue a recall of thousands of its vehicles. (Ron Sombilon/Flickr)

BMW has joined GM and Toyota in a recent string of large automobile recalls.

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Robin and Jeremy

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

April 15 7 Comments

4 Lamb Recipes, Plus Lamb Cooking Tips

With the weather getting warmer, Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst is thinking lamb. She shares recipes for Middle Eastern-style lamb meatballs and more.

April 15 14 Comments

The Problem With U.S. Tax Policies

Tax expert David Cay Johnston says it's easy to fool the IRS, but there's one catch: "you have to be rich." He says outdated tax policies are hurting the economy.

April 14 4 Comments

Lessons For News Media After Marathon Bombings

We take a look at what the news media got wrong and what can be learned for future breaking news coverage.

April 14 8 Comments

Marathon Bombing Survivor Loses Limbs But Finds New Life

A year after Jeff Bauman lost both legs in the bombing, he and his fiancée are expecting their first child.