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

March 3 3 Comments

Burying Grief In Training A Goshawk

In her award-winning book "H Is for Hawk," Helen Macdonald tells the story of training a vicious predator after her father's death.

March 3 12 Comments

The End Of The Lunch Hour

Studies show that only one in five people actually take a break and leave their desks to eat.

March 2 13 Comments

The Beanie Baby Boom And Bust – What Happened?

Zac Bissonnette drew on hundreds of interviews to write a book about "mass delusion and the dark side of cute."

March 2 5 Comments

Russian Opposition MP Reacts To Nemtsov Killing

The sole member of the Russian parliament to vote against the annexation of Crimea discusses the killing of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov.