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COVID casts a light on health disparities
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COVID casts a light on health disparities
It took a personal health scare to get Thaddeus Miles into running. His longtime job as director of safety for MassHousing brought plenty of stress. One day in 2010, after attending a funeral, Miles headed to the gym. While bench pressing, he suddenly felt he was about to pass out. When the EMTs arrived, his blood pressure was 220/180; at the hospital he learned he had an enlarged heart.
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Advocates call for rights for the homeless
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Advocates call for rights for the homeless
In the November chill, members of the Union of the Homeless and other groups gathered outside of City Hall Nov. 17 to launch what they are calling their winter offensive, a series of events to advocate for more solutions to the crises at the area near Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard.
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In the news: Derrick Neal
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In the news: Derrick Neal
Derrick Neal, a health administrator with extensive experience in public health and municipal government, has been named the new chief public health officer for the City of Cambridge.
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Activists want action on police shooting victims
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Activists want action on police shooting victims
Activists in Boston are using public outrage over the acquittal of 18-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse who shot and killed two people during a political demonstration in Kenosha, Wisconsin to highlight police killings of Black Massachusetts residents and faults in the justice system.
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Council takes up school violence
Boston’s city council is taking a hard look at school safety after incidents of violence by students in recent weeks have caused concern over the mental wellbeing of children and teenagers returning to educational institutions following more than a year of COVID shutdowns.
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A Native American legislative agenda
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A Native American legislative agenda
Native American advocates and supporters gathered with state legislators on the State House steps Nov. 18 to voice support for five bills that would address the treatment and experience of Native Americans across the state.
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Entrepreneur donates 2 million masks in Roxbury
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Entrepreneur donates 2 million masks in Roxbury
When local community activists approached Gordon Thompson to supply masks to local communities, the CEO of the medical supply company Westnet didn’t hesitate.
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Wu pushes for more fare-free bus lines
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Wu pushes for more fare-free bus lines
In her first full day in office, newly elected Mayor Michelle Wu requested the City Council appropriate $8 million in federal coronavirus relief funding to eliminate fares on three bus lines for a two-year period.
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Proposed cannabis business sparks opposition
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Proposed cannabis business sparks opposition
Local religious leaders and community members gathered Nov. 9 to object to the proposed construction of a cannabis warehouse and courier service that would be built in Grove Hall.
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In the news: Paris Alston and Jeremy Siegel
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In the news: Paris Alston and Jeremy Siegel
GBH has named Paris Alston and Jeremy Siegel as the new co-hosts of Morning Edition at GBH News.
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A call for regional approach on Mass & Cass
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A call for regional approach on Mass & Cass
With the ongoing opioid crisis continuing to take its toll on the area surrounding Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard, community activists are asking for solutions outside of the city of Boston.
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Harvard U. workers rally for better wages
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Harvard U. workers rally for better wages
Members of Harvard workers’ unions rallied Nov. 9 to show solidarity with the university’s custodians and security guards, who are in the midst of a contract negotiation.
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