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Rundown for February 8, 2013
12:06 PM EDT Comment

Northeast Braces For Up To Three Feet Of Snow

The entire Northeast is bracing for a powerful storm that could dump up to three feet of snow in some areas, and unleash winds of up to 75 miles an hour.

12:15 PM EDT Comment

How Schools Recover From Trauma

How do you reclaim a school after a traumatic event? The mother of a Columbine survivor has collected essays and advice from students and teachers who have all been there.

12:35 PM EDT Comment

Blizzard Of ’78 Haunts Mass. Towns As They Prep For Storm

The town of Scituate, Mass. was one of the hardest hit areas during the blizzard of 1978. Fishermen and residents are preparing to avoid similar devastation as another monster storm bears down on it.

12:40 PM EDT Comment

Are The Great Lakes Drying Up?

The Great Lakes, which account for 90 percent of the country’s surface water reserves, are at their lowest levels since the recording of water levels began in 1918.

12:50 PM EDT 2 Comments

Dark and Disturbing Shows Light Up Winter TV

A number of new television series are getting underway, and several have dark and disturbing themes. The Boston Globe’s television critic brings us his picks for winter viewing.

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

October 2 5 Comments

Study: Chemo Unnecessary In Many Cases Of Early-Stage Breast Cancer

A new study finds that many women with early stage breast cancer don't benefit from chemotherapy.

October 2 3 Comments

Fishing For Gold After Viral Video Fame

The video of a Boston-area man's incredulous and expletive-laden discovery of a sunfish has gone viral. What happens now?

October 1 Comment

A Rare Bipartisan Effort To Reform The Criminal Justice System

The legislation would reduce mandatory minimums for certain drug offenses and largely ban solitary confinement for juveniles.

October 1 42 Comments

What Does It Mean To Raise A Spiritual Child?

Psychologist Lisa Miller discusses the scientific link between spirituality and health, and how it relates to children.