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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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April 28 15 Comments

Men Read Mean Tweets At Women And The Video Goes Viral

Two Chicago-area sports journalists gathered the tweets directed at them and asked men to read them to their faces. The result went viral.

April 28 7 Comments

HBO's CEO On Virtual Reality And ‘Sesame Street’

In the second part of our interview with Richard Plepler, he discusses why the premium cable network picked up "Sesame Street."

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Gloria Estefan Reflects On Her Life Story In ‘On Your Feet!’

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson catches up with the Cuban-born American singer backstage after a performance.

April 27 26 Comments

Economist: NAFTA Benefits Economy Despite Job Losses

Gordon Hanson explains his research on the effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement and why he still supports it.