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We're Boston's NPR station, online at https://t.co/NjUM01iMXU and on air at 90.9 FM. See our pinned tweet for more info on our sections, shows and podcasts.

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In the wake of nationwide protests against police brutality and racial injustice, the city of Providence is conside… https://t.co/SFdNU5IPzsThe number of laid-off workers seeking unemployment benefits remained stuck at 1.3 million last week, an historical… https://t.co/PxrV5IqLKsPublic school teachers across Massachusetts are asking for a phased-in approach to the reopening of schools this fa… https://t.co/G7olRKHdjN"Social isolation in the pandemic is highlighting the invisible work that goes into coordinating kids’ schedules, a… https://t.co/b4MPRfE6mZActivist Rushan Abbas made a speech about Uighurs being detained by China and forced into labor in Washington, D.C.… https://t.co/9Ugma9hqDXTODAY: Boston Mayor Marty Walsh will give the city's update on the coronavirus at 3 p.m. You can watch live on our… https://t.co/AohDcUAM1BSince the pandemic, the Greater Boston Food Bank has distributed more food each month than any other in its 40-year… https://t.co/oPbdvV7jwuThe Patriots are developing a plan that would allow fans to attend games this season, with seating limited to about… https://t.co/YmXPUdrJ9t“We want her to be looking down at us smiling, we want her legacy to move on and to mean something, we don’t want h… https://t.co/W6Pi6ddcotIn our morning newsletter, we give you context on the news Boston is talking about, a daily must-listen and a good… https://t.co/OTuZk4L0cDTODAY: Gov. Baker will give the state's update on the coronavirus at noon. We'll carry it live on our website and w… https://t.co/TEhNAqiSNTThe pandemic has put a damper on many couples' wedding plans. Here's how some are tying the knot: https://t.co/XwCHje9JSs“I think it’s because, unfortunately, that’s part of the human condition. People don’t tend to want to focus on som… https://t.co/aGn7v5ytbgIn light of the pandemic, and following decades of pollution and recent hazardous "dusting events," @SenMarkey and… https://t.co/I4oVxGNpU4
Retweeted by WBURNEW: @USDOL data show 36,497 initial claims for unemployment were filed in Massachusetts last week -- down 3,523 fr… https://t.co/hH2TEhxsvU
Retweeted by WBURThousands of young people doing national service through AmeriCorps became essential workers after the coronavirus… https://t.co/3JRRs0bINf"It felt really meaningful." Rebecca Perrin made nutrition videos for school kids and helped the city of Chelsea ge… https://t.co/uam6gkMSzdFor Boston-based singer-songwriter Eleanor Elektra, the image of the exquisite corpse is an anchor for the album’s… https://t.co/TwTbNoHlpRComing up at 7:50 on @WBUR's Morning Edition: Providence, RI Mayor @Jorge_Elorza talks with @wburdebbecker about hi… https://t.co/OxcOllsvoW
Retweeted by WBURA surge testing experiment has more than doubled Baton Rouge’s testing capacity, @MayorBroome says, but has still f… https://t.co/zF2U07SnU6The Head of the Charles Regatta, which draws more than 11,000 rowers to Boston every fall, has canceled this year's… https://t.co/P1TFDcgEGEIn 1964, Bob Moses recruited young people from across the U.S. for Mississippi’s Freedom Summer. More than 50 years… https://t.co/AM8mZT1H0eAs museums begin to open their doors this week, we spoke with five Boston-area curators about the pieces of art the… https://t.co/zip3B9QJN2If aerosols containing the coronavirus are trapped indoors with poor ventilation and people not wearing masks, it b… https://t.co/uealPqyfjLI’ve envied my friends who live with significant others and children -- and yet, they say they envy me, writes… https://t.co/BmjoWzDCrpSan Diego and LA will be online only. New York will go hybrid. There’s a sense of panic about whether kids should g… https://t.co/pKchsuxWlXIf aerosols containing the coronavirus are trapped indoors with poor ventilation and people not wearing masks, it b… https://t.co/e1UwA0QX43Use our maps and charts to see what's happening right now in Mass. as the coronavirus crisis continues to unfold —… https://t.co/3YiwlZGbaeThe federal surge-testing experiment comes as cases spike for the second time in Louisiana and Baton Rouge. In Ea… https://t.co/abe8vnTQKdAs museums begin to open their doors this week, @WBURartery spoke with five Boston-area curators about the pieces o… https://t.co/KrgEvF6Na2Thousands of young people doing national service through AmeriCorps became essential workers almost overnight after… https://t.co/W73CjHvclyMany people around the world are dealing with uncertainty over the coronavirus pandemic. But what if, rather than… https://t.co/hchBKxC6N7The U.S. State Department estimates at least 1 million Uighurs have been detained and forced to work in internment… https://t.co/GO4LgAuQXW*taps mic* is this thing on?
7/16
2020
Testing this to see if the @WBUR account can at least RT (tweets not working at the moment, likely because of the hack?)
Retweeted by WBURA sizable minority of Massachusetts’ most underserved high school students and their families are reconsidering the… https://t.co/WFHZtqBiafFace masks and two-week quarantines for travelers entering Massachusetts from COVID-19 hot spots would be required… https://t.co/e2Wy0kxbeZBREAKING: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been discharged from a hospital after being treated for a possible infect… https://t.co/CfynzhmqjK
Retweeted by WBURThis newsletter is your essential connection to Boston's arts and culture scene during the coronavirus outbreak. Si… https://t.co/yFZMAO2EvKJUST IN -- State health officials report 27 new deaths, 142 new confirmed cases of #coronavirus in Mass., raising t… https://t.co/ZhLSoA3chMThe Head of the Charles will be entirely remote this year: https://t.co/XE1evOLKAxMaine's House Speaker Sara Gideon won the state's Democratic U.S. Senate primary last night, setting her up to chal… https://t.co/6K1esNyqvfThe Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum reopens for visitors on Wednesday, after closing in March because of the pandem… https://t.co/kaqfQDIR5AThere are friends and acquaintances. But then there's 'big friendships' — relationships that stretch across time an… https://t.co/WjOHI9YVtGDon't forget, today is tax day: https://t.co/BMP0VEVZWA“We want her to be looking down at us smiling, we want her legacy to move on and to mean something, we don’t want h… https://t.co/RJ4vGpHRWYWith large populations of residents vulnerable to COVID-19, Chelsea, Mass. and Central Falls, R.I. had to cope with… https://t.co/Ruv0ZGdS4ASince the pandemic, the Greater Boston Food Bank has distributed more food each month than any other in its 40-year… https://t.co/csntUUR3AMA piece that's been in the works since last fall. I'm honored to have had the opportunity to partner w the brillian… https://t.co/5r6ZaiKmiZ
Retweeted by WBURSTORY: The Head of the Charles is canceled this year, from @callumborchers: https://t.co/Z2WTbQhl0D https://t.co/Y3qc4nkmwxLive music at @KowloonSaugus, #Drive-InLive in NH and @TupeloHall can help you pretend you’re at a concert while st… https://t.co/GeRAqJwY8GCultural nonprofits in Massachusetts have lost $425 million in revenue from COVID-19 cancellations and closures, an… https://t.co/8Qrup5ty6Z"Honestly, if all you're doing is plastering 'Black Lives Matter' on your organization or singing a song or doing a… https://t.co/m5SE37tJ3RJUST IN -- The Head Of The Charles will not be held in person this fall. There will instead be a global, remote event.COMMENTARY: Lexington parents have to decide whether their children will attend school in person this coming year o… https://t.co/iGEu9f7ioUThe Mass. Cannabis Control Commission fined three dispensaries for a total of $800K: https://t.co/KZI6rM4Crq"I would hope that, instead of obsessing over the border, people in [U.S.] government start focusing on testing and… https://t.co/10Ut1qC9v1Christa Thibodeau says people in her community are still failing to grasp the severity of COVID-19 after she was ho… https://t.co/KhgMaW7FqWBoston's iconic swan boats won't operate at all this year, says the family that operates them: https://t.co/5wYhff2ZOBAs museums begin to open their doors this week, @WBURartery spoke with five Boston-area curators about the pieces o… https://t.co/DC0YFBxl7TFace masks and two-week quarantines for travelers entering Massachusetts from COVID-19 hot spots would be required… https://t.co/u9v6v1zlOCResearchers still aren’t sure if the vaccine will work based on the new evidence, but the results from the phase 1… https://t.co/qG09ehPiHZOPINION: "Human touch is a privilege, a gift taken for granted." https://t.co/qjEoZZL1LeGet up to speed on the coronavirus outbreak and other news Boston is talking about. Add our daily newsletter to you… https://t.co/iLbXowHkkAIn a computer model, campus outbreaks could be controlled when universities tested their entire student bodies freq… https://t.co/XY0I8HEFEnAided by backing from national Democrats and aligned interest groups, Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon won Tuesday’s… https://t.co/5iwwwQn68lSince the pandemic, the Greater Boston Food Bank has distributed more food each month than any other in its 40-year… https://t.co/OR0h8VIlxTThe Patriots are developing a plan that would allow fans to attend games this season, with seating limited to about… https://t.co/eyExsCGunLThe striking reversal came Tuesday afternoon, in a hearing in federal court in Boston that lasted just a few minute… https://t.co/lILHbkPedPOPINION: We don't know how far Trump will go to hang onto power. That makes 2020 even more threatening than 1968, w… https://t.co/H4xaAUoTjuJennifer Dunlap only experienced mild symptoms after being exposed to the coronavirus at work. But she has been iso… https://t.co/ZfVVyCge7hMaine's House Speaker Sara Gideon won the state's Democratic U.S. Senate primary last night, setting her up to chal… https://t.co/sR9IjRw591The demands focus on the city's high-tech sector. "In a billion-dollar industry, I'm sure there's a way," said one… https://t.co/MEC8HxJd7FThere are friends and acquaintances. But then there's 'big friendships' — relationships that stretch across time an… https://t.co/yXArMIzWI1COMMENTARY: "As a parent, how do you make any kind of re-entry plan, that you feel any kind of OK with, if you have… https://t.co/JMeMSnElxbLA Unified Superintendent Austin Beutner says the district understands families’ frustration and the challenges wor… https://t.co/pyBUZuZdZqChrista Thibodeau was hospitalized with COVID-19 after experiencing a massive headache and shortness of breath in A… https://t.co/TkVmE5RoqIStreaming on @PublicTheaterNY's website and YouTube, "The Line" helps viewers feel the impacts of the #coronavirushttps://t.co/fRq0V5HjKfLA Unified's superintendent says the decision to keep school entirely online was based on current COVID-19 numbers… https://t.co/inXaXg2M5SLongtime Jeffrey Epstein associate and socialite Ghislaine Maxwell has pleaded not guilty to federal charges over h… https://t.co/WSAD20FQOL
7/15
2020
Florida posted its highest number of deaths yet from the coronavirus Tuesday, following two days over which the sta… https://t.co/5eWDcnwhXWFederal prosecutors have charged a former nursing assistant at a medical center for veterans in West Virginia with… https://t.co/SVXzIUERUIOPINION: Sara Shukla's (@sarajshukla) husband is an ER doctor. After all the fear and anxiety our family went throu… https://t.co/pC65D91hwVDemonstrators gathered in front of the Seaport headquarters of the biotech firm Vertex earlier today, calling for c… https://t.co/VTQQxiRyCCThe striking reversal came Tuesday afternoon, in a hearing in federal court in Boston that lasted just a few minute… https://t.co/dc8EGZuQCUSCOOP: @NPR has obtained a copy of an agreement showing that South Dakota is sharing driver's license and state ID… https://t.co/wsi0dtGw5w
Retweeted by WBURAustralia is seeing a new surge in coronavirus cases. Last week, Melbourne reimposed strict public health emergenc… https://t.co/ekEhPUabFPDream researcher Deirdre Barrett's new book is a collection of vivid COVID-19-related dreams accompanied by her adv… https://t.co/HtJHocjtweIn 2018, the NFL banned players from kneeling during the national anthem. Last month, the NFL commissioner apologi… https://t.co/GfM3jAofp5SOON: President Trump will hold a press conference at 5 p.m. today at the White House. Watch his remarks live: https://t.co/hDag5YNuwTThere are friends and acquaintances. But then there's 'big friendships' — relationships that stretch across time an… https://t.co/JCO1lPDPC3JUST IN -- State health officials report 10 new deaths, 203 new confirmed cases of #coronavirus in Mass., raising t… https://t.co/7vGWWxecJKJUST IN -- The government has rescinded a DHS/ICE policy that would have barred international students from staying… https://t.co/LfZXaHF9ADOPINION: I hate the idea of my kids’ education being paused. And yet, the idea of reopening schools with no nationa… https://t.co/DleHk3KodDThe motion is muted , hearing is adjourned.
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Retweeted by WBURGovt has agreed to return to the stats quo if the March 9 addendum
Retweeted by WBUR#BREAKING: Burroughs says govt aggress to rescind the July 6 directive
Retweeted by WBURZoom participants in the Harvard-MIT v ICE lawsuit hearing closed at 603 participants.
Retweeted by WBURIn a computer model, campus outbreaks could be controlled when universities tested their entire student bodies freq… https://t.co/yjoniaAMkA
7/14
2020

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