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Rundown for February 8, 2013
12:06 PM EST 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 EST 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 EST 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 EST 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 EST 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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Here & Now resident chef and cookbook author Kathy Gunst shares her list of the best cookbooks of the year.

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

December 16 Comment

‘Sacred Journeys’ Documents Religious Pilgrimages

In a new documentary series on PBS, Bruce Feiler accompanies Americans on pilgrimages to six of the world's holiest sites.

December 16 2 Comments

Jewish Cuisine — It’s Not Just Chopped Liver

Janna Gur shares some history of Jewish cuisine, as well as three recipes from her new cookbook "Jewish Soul Food."

December 15 11 Comments

As School Fees Rise, So Do Questions Over What Constitutes A Free Education

As schools across the country struggle with budget cuts, more and more are charging fees for essential school-related services.

December 15 3 Comments

Both Sides Undergoing Mediation To Resolve Homeless Feeding Dispute

A 90-year-old activist has been arrested recently for feeding the homeless — an act that is illegal in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.