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Boston’s Organized Crime Focus of ‘Morning Show’

‘Boston Globe’ crime reporter Emily Sweeney will visit the “Morning Show” on Thursday, April 1st to discuss her books, “Boston Organized Crime” and “Gangland Boston.” Host Mary Jacobsen will interview Sweeney about the rise of organized crime in Boston, with a particular focus on the crime wave launched by Prohibition, the 100th anniversary of which... See More

Author, New COA Director Visit ‘Morning Show’

Author and history buff Leslie Miller will visit the “Morning Show” on Thursday, March 18th to discuss the extraordinary life of wealthy 18th century Newburyport eccentric and self-titled “Lord” Timothy Dexter. Host Mary Jacobsen will interview Miller about the New England Historical Society website that she and husband Dan Landrigan founded, which includes her essay,... See More

“Morning Show” Features Updates on C-10 and Women in Action Huddle

C-10 Research and Education Foundation’s Executive Director Natalie Hildt Treat will visit the ‘Morning Show’ on March 11, accompanied by Christopher Nord, one of the group’s founders who also helped build the Citizens Radiological Monitoring Network. C-10, which stands for “citizens within the 10-mile radius” of Seabrook Station nuclear power plant, has been working to... See More

Medical Aid in Dying Discussed on ‘Morning Show’

Brian Monteiro, Massachusetts Campaign Manager for Compassion & Choices, and Lee Marshall, long-time advocate for Medical Aid in Dying, will visit “The Morning Show” on March 4th to discuss the End of Life Options Act under consideration by the legislature. Host Mary Jacobsen will interview Monteiro and Marshall about what options are covered in the... See More

Beacon Hill Update: Monday, February 22nd, 2021

“Monday, February 22, 2021: As of Sunday night, DPH reported a total of 539,644 cases of COVID-19. The state reported 1,316 new confirmed cases. The state has now confirmed a total of 15,508 deaths from the virus. The House and Senate both meet in informal session today at 11am. After the frustration and chaos of... See More