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@JimBraude delivers the news with local perspective through conversations with the people who bring Boston to life. Mon-Thurs at 7 pm on WGBH 2.

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"Crowds are coming back to the Cape like the pandemic isn't happening. We're at about 50% of where we usually are i… https://t.co/Md6vBb6aLTRoller skating has seen many comebacks over the years — and now, thanks to the pandemic shutdowns and social media,… https://t.co/Sw1oqAclYd"We need much clearer language [from state governments] about how critical it is for people to wear masks...Really,… https://t.co/nBA1YVQn6DPresident Trump "poses an existential threat to the Republic," says @NHJennifer of @ProjectLincoln, who is urging R… https://t.co/0CLVjAoj3pWhen coronavirus forced their youth program to go virtual, these local teens gathered online and created a multimed… https://t.co/oN5M6zyJyVLisa Gorman, co-owner of @360NMT in Waltham, says it's tough to get the supplies needed to reopen safely. "We order… https://t.co/DgNsPIOPdrIs the future of therapy online? Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has reported that half of the 500,000 tele… https://t.co/cxNypXsDlXThe Greater Boston Food Bank will begin to use a robot that emits UVC light to disinfect surfaces and neutralize ai… https://t.co/WWfTgIKYkPCoronavirus doesn't take holidays off, but @BhadeliaMD says there are still safe ways to enjoy the 4th of July week… https://t.co/uK8gQk0rFq
7/3
2020
Roller skating has seen many comebacks over the years — and now, thanks to the pandemic shutdowns and social media,… https://t.co/S9Dqs6WJvuThe annual 4th of July Spectacular from @TheBostonPops is among the many long-standing traditions that have been ca… https://t.co/6S4zOYjxvD"It's almost as if we're in this huge storm with our umbrella. We're walking out and say, 'I'm dry, so it's time to… https://t.co/OOMQIJIiLAEven as roller skating gains popularity with a new generation online, historically Black roller rinks are closing a… https://t.co/cZr8Tb4BYd"We've seen that the people of Massachusetts were reponsible during that lockdown, which is why we brought this dow… https://t.co/BYb85T1az0Boston's annual 4th of July show is going virtual this year with a pre-produced television special. "We didn't want… https://t.co/fYuBYIybEaThis month, dozens of roller skaters held a skate rally in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. This isn’t t… https://t.co/C4EfSgwswmKatherine Tallman, CEO of @thecoolidge, says they've been lucky to have support from the community during their cor… https://t.co/WOetqhiApOCoronavirus doesn't take holidays off, but @BhadeliaMD says there are still safe ways to enjoy the 4th of July week… https://t.co/H3wYvSt2eM"America, as we celebrate it, is a dream. It's an accomplishable dream, but it is in no means, as we've been remind… https://t.co/BYMtCKHqaeLisa Gorman, co-owner of @360NMT in Waltham, says it's tough to get the supplies needed to reopen safely. "We order… https://t.co/m5HiD8OQpM
7/2
2020
"For every month we're open without revenue coming in to the instutiton, it's costing us about $2.5 million," says… https://t.co/8fg6b1nJ6oNia Grace, owner of @DCBKBoston, says coronavirus has dealt a tough blow to her business, but she's hoping they'll… https://t.co/NXtstmMVRf"On one hand I'm happy that we are able to reopen, that we're making some money...But I'm also very concerned about… https://t.co/fHAZV9Spm7"Crowds are coming back to the Cape like the pandemic isn't happening. We're at about 50% of where we usually are i… https://t.co/R96WqwIyErDana Bonner, co-owner of the Pink & Pretty nail salon in Dorchester, has outfitted her salon with plexiglass divide… https://t.co/x9sTVMq4ZxKatherine Tallman, CEO of @thecoolidge, says they will not be reopening at the start of Phase 3. "A false start is… https://t.co/cipS23gqj6The @neaq says they're ready to reopen if Massachusetts enters Phase 3. "We have animals to take care of regardless… https://t.co/izIf69wqg0"There should be no ambiguity in mask-wearing now. It should be very forcefully stated by every level of government… https://t.co/0UrcC0n6wk
Retweeted by Greater BostonNia Grace, owner of @DCBKBoston, says she's heard a range of customer feedback on dining safely. Some "still feel c… https://t.co/zF34sLiZ7nLisa Gorman, co-owner of @360NMT in Waltham, says she's not ready to reopen her business yet. "We're...concerned wi… https://t.co/ZACkJbm3rIIt's time for Congress to take another look at reparations for African Americans, says @rahsaandhall. "It begins wi… https://t.co/yuW0XBLA18
7/1
2020
President Trump "poses an existential threat to the Republic," says @NHJennifer of @ProjectLincoln, who is urging R… https://t.co/dQzzVQGIDWThe Greater Boston Food Bank will begin to use a robot that emits UVC light to disinfect surfaces and neutralize ai… https://t.co/RWkWqzn7Wu"Trumpism exists only because there are Republican [Congresspeople]...who have chosen to look the other way when th… https://t.co/RMkrdfEkdoDr. Karilyn Crockett was named the first Chief of Equity by @CityOfBoston. Go #BehindTheHeadlines to hear about Cro… https://t.co/9lGoL21a6H
Retweeted by Greater BostonConcerns over whether schools will be able to reopen safely this fall has led a growing number of families to consi… https://t.co/ob4uQ2LmWONobel Prize-winners Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee discuss how governments should think about economics during t… https://t.co/D6PfsIj7MpThe Greater Boston Food Bank's new robot looks like a vaccuum cleaner with blue lights attached. Its job? To emit U… https://t.co/xUcMtrNTKu"Donald Trump is a traitor to the flag." @NHJennifer, cofounder of @ProjectLincoln, responds to reports of Russian… https://t.co/QBwa3ShdwX"I think we are in a very dangerous moment for society itself." Nobel-winning economists Esther Duplo and Abhijit B… https://t.co/wYtw0uOEMMFor decades, ultraviolet or UV light has been used as a disinfectant. Now, a form of the light called UVC is being… https://t.co/4J9u0jeWRO"Every time we help another community, that turns around and helps us. It's kind of like the old-school barter syst… https://t.co/bd9J30UQ0N
6/30
2020
Isolation and other COVID-19-related stress is causing many to experience increased levels of anxiety and depressio… https://t.co/oH5pPcVf1I"Collectively, we as a country continue to be in the middle of this pandemic,” says @sandrogalea, as cases rise in… https://t.co/aplEwMjiU3A new WGBH News poll found that there’s deep concern about sending kids back to school this fall. 46% of respondent… https://t.co/hBkLuo2PX8A recent study from MIT looks at how social media can influence how we view our states' reopening policies. "Social… https://t.co/ayxFBY7eHb"It’s something we could have prevented. I’m sorry, it’s not right.” An aide at the Soldiers' Home in Holyoke, wher… https://t.co/MVoyiaoCq2A new poll shows that MA residents are still hesitant to ride public transit, go to sporting events, and eat at res… https://t.co/UjE65gtXqTRoughly half of U.S. states are seeing an increase in coronavirus cases as restrictions are relaxed across the coun… https://t.co/ViOzfxaT9m"We need much clearer language [from state governments] about how critical it is for people to wear masks...Really,… https://t.co/C1s4Liu4AkEven before COVID-19, many news organizations were struggling financially. Now, some are taking drastic measures to… https://t.co/H52ee4b20f
6/29
2020
A new poll shows that Massachusetts residents are still cautious about returning to business as usual. Where do you… https://t.co/Fx9lbxUJwFThe internet can be a virtual sewer of misinformation, hoaxes, and ignorant bunk. And when that misinformation is a… https://t.co/vORD2lIoyjThe folks at @ratemyskyperoom critique Zoom backgrounds in the news. But then the tables were turned. https://t.co/Gn5UGaV1hHOnline reservations, temperature checks, and masks: @cristinatquinn looks at how swimming pools are navigating reop… https://t.co/5XJBhTgOnV"There is no quick fix." As coronavirus cases rise in many US states, @JulietteKayyem says we have to keep wearing… https://t.co/XOzxnRGIUz
6/28
2020
Nancy Schön, the artist behind the iconic "Make Way For Ducklings" sculpture, has unveiled a new piece about the st… https://t.co/g0AEVpb59nCity-dwellers: Does lockdown have you pining for wide open spaces? @tomkeaneboston wonders whether the pandemic has… https://t.co/uFoaqRTmbWA new poll shows that MA residents are still hesitant to ride public transit, go to sporting events, and eat at res… https://t.co/3pWjD6paSGA new poll shows that Massachusetts residents are still cautious about returning to business as usual.… https://t.co/WA8eIGtaj5
6/27
2020
"There is no quick fix." As coronavirus cases rise in many US states, @JulietteKayyem says we have to keep wearing… https://t.co/BqAZRsvYarSwimming pools are figuring out how to reopen while maintaining social distancing guidelines. At the Waltham Y, for… https://t.co/pjp7LpKw1mA new poll shows that MA residents are still hesitant to ride public transit, go to sporting events, and eat at res… https://t.co/Y1I5cdgQT4Facing dwindling budgets, some towns have determined it's not financially feasible to open their swimming pools thi… https://t.co/bmpGUUMom3"We need much clearer language [from state governments] about how critical it is for people to wear masks...Really,… https://t.co/sOlLshk03q"It’s something we could have prevented. I’m sorry, it’s not right.” An aide at the Soldiers' Home in Holyoke, wher… https://t.co/65lfNNuTvaAs coronavirus cases rise in many states across the US, @JulietteKayyem says we must think: "What combination of st… https://t.co/ASSW7Q5GDBOnline reservations, temperature checks, and masks: @cristinatquinn looks at how swimming pools are navigating reop… https://t.co/JS6PLUpuAP“We’re seeing a multiracial, multigenerational [group of people] saying that they want to see something different,… https://t.co/Q0a3ww8bun
6/26
2020
A new poll shows that Massachusetts residents are still cautious about returning to business as usual.… https://t.co/bVv4YznylgMayor @marty_walsh's plan to reallocate 20% of the Boston Police's overtime budget is not enough, says… https://t.co/eR1B0kUGT9The Walpole School Committee voted unanimously last week to do away with the team's name, the "Rebels."… https://t.co/edxOWEU7nrAs the state releases guidelines for how to reopen schools in the fall, some parents are looking at another option… https://t.co/eAsNkpgIHtAn investigation released Wednesday has revealed that “substantial errors and failures” from leadership was a facto… https://t.co/GuOIKPlsIsWalpole’s athletic teams became “The Rebels” in 1968, and for many years, fans there sang “Dixie” and waved Confede… https://t.co/cagtDswgUHA new poll shows that MA residents are still hesitant to ride public transit, go to sporting events, and eat at res… https://t.co/pC55GOuc4N"I had to put two veterans in a body bag and put them in a refrigerator. It’s something we could have prevented."… https://t.co/D7f49EfV5X
Retweeted by Greater Boston"It’s something we could have prevented.” nursing assistant Kwesi Ablordeppey told @GreaterBoston on Wednesday. Ab… https://t.co/csm0IhW1TN
Retweeted by Greater BostonUncertainty about how schools will reopen this fall has led a growing number of families to consider a different op… https://t.co/Z91N2hovDj"It’s something we could have prevented. I’m sorry, it’s not right.” An aide at the Soldiers' Home in Holyoke, wher… https://t.co/0L43ZQ811BNancy Schön, the artist behind the iconic "Make Way For Ducklings" sculpture, says she has been moved to create mor… https://t.co/XEiARrc8JT
6/25
2020
A sixth-grade English teacher in Milton was put on administrative leave after teaching a lesson on the intersection… https://t.co/MiiHTUVZeNMayor @marty_walsh's proposal to reallocate 20% of the Boston Police's overtime budget is not enough, says… https://t.co/DbhB0newdeUncertainty about if and how schools will reopen this fall has led a growing number of families to consider a diffe… https://t.co/MQy8pnEQ5RA new WGBH News poll found that there’s deep concern about sending kids back to school this fall. 46% of respondent… https://t.co/7y5ydetbRG"There are so many things that we have been told time and time again are not plausible, are not pragmatic, would no… https://t.co/pfr2jFdCZANancy Schön, the artist behind the iconic "Make Way For Ducklings" sculpture, has unveiled a new piece about the st… https://t.co/F5S8PliyFc"Increasingly so, what I feel is emboldened and encouraged." ICYMI: Congresswoman @RepPressley's full conversation… https://t.co/TfuLa18o4H
Retweeted by Greater BostonAmid a nationwide reckoning on systemic racism, sixth-grade English teacher Zakia Jarrett thought a lesson plan on… https://t.co/fOEocdvNW3Uncertainty about what schooling will look like this fall has led a growing number of families to consider home sch… https://t.co/kzF9IGNrvCNancy Schön, the artist behind the iconic "Make Way For Ducklings" sculpture in Boston's Public Garden, has a new p… https://t.co/79dDgLLOcz"This is a moment of reckoning." @AyannaPressley discusses the nationwide protests against police brutality and rac… https://t.co/NaBiEkQv8v
6/24
2020
In his latest IMHO, Jim Braude has this to say about our mask-free leaders: "Masks save lives and are the only safe… https://t.co/bugNds9Pf2“If we do not test [for COVID-19], people are going to be passing it on to other people, passing it onto older peop… https://t.co/8vtPORsqRXThrough their program Shared Sisterhood, @DrTinaOpie and @BethALivingston bring together women of all backgrounds t… https://t.co/9VKKePzx7jAttorney General Bill Barr's firing of the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York over the weekend led t… https://t.co/DNIQv251i5Boston activist Queen-Cheyenne Wade says she wants to see police overtime budgets reallocated "specifically to the… https://t.co/GQjGYl7ja0"Collectively, we as a country continue to be in the middle of this pandemic,” says @sandrogalea, as cases rise in… https://t.co/Ti9KF4pezq"If we do not stay far from one another and wear our masks and wash our hands...the [hospital] beds will inevitably… https://t.co/62c0qjPxuKFor the past two decades, Hot Stove Cool Music has brought together some of the biggest stars in music and baseball… https://t.co/2sKwlCnrRg
6/23
2020

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