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At Tiny House Fest, Ponder How Little You Need To Be Happy

artery.wbur.org — "A 'tiny house' is quite literally a very, very, very small house," explains Miranda Aisling, who is organizing the Big Tiny House Festival at 10 Poplar St. in Somerville this weekend with Meagan O'Brien of the Somerville Arts Council. "It's built to be 112 to 200 square feet.

When Muscular Dystrophy Is Personal - And Global

commonhealth.wbur.org — When Muscular Dystrophy Is Personal - And Global By Fred Thys Guest Contributor Every once in a while, I'm grateful I live in such a medically-minded town, with many deep thinkers trying to figure out treatments and cures for some very tough diseases.

Massachusetts Army National Guard Is Fighting A War Against Suicide

wbur.org — The clanging and hissing noises of cars being repaired are a welcome change from the sounds of war for 31-year-old Nate Radke. Radke's business, Gardner Auto Sales, though a little grimy inside the garage, is a shining example of how this Massachusetts National Guard sergeant has turned his life around in a short time.
Sep 19, 2014

RT @Zeninjor: RT @WBUR: .@DeptofDefense says the Army National Guard now has the highest suicide rate of any part of the military: wbur.fm/1yiFzlu

‘They’re Still At War When They Come Home’: Soldier’s Mother Struggles With His Suicide

wbur.org — "I only have a picture now, a frozen piece of time, to (remind) me of how it was when you were here and mine. I see your smiling eyes each morning when I wake. I talk to you and place a kiss upon your lovely face."
Sep 19, 2014

RT @LMJolicoeur: MA National Guard soldier's mother struggles to understand his suicide, one year later wbur.fm/1uLIHSR @TheNationsFirst @afspnational

Sep 19, 2014

MA National Guard soldier's mother struggles to understand his suicide, one year later wbur.fm/1uLIHSR @TheNationsFirst @afspnational

Sep 19, 2014

‘They’re Still At War When They Come Home’: Mass. Soldier’s Mom Struggles With His Suicide: wbur.fm/1BTw2Qg pic.twitter.com/VRRcRKDFXl

WBUR Becomes First Public Radio Station in U.S. with Google Glassware

wbur.org — WBUR, Boston's NPR news station, is the first public radio station in the country to debut on Google Glass. "As wearable technology, Glass allows for an audio stream experience while you're doing something else-walking, biking or otherwise on the move-with voice control and simple tap commands," said John Davidow, Executive Editor, New Media, WBUR.
Sep 19, 2014

.@WBUR Becomes First Public Radio Station in U.S. with Google Glassware: wbur.org/about/blog/201…

The Gender Factor: Women Likely Hold Keys To Victory For Both Mass. Gov. Hopefuls

wbur.org — BOSTON - The usual storyline in Massachusetts politics implies Democrats have the women's vote on lock. But, the truth is more complicated. Coakley May Need To Conjure A Gender Gulf, Not Gap In 2010, Martha Coakley won women ... by three points.
Sep 19, 2014

"Martha Coakley 'leaned in' and got pushed out, and I think that resonates a lot with women” bit.ly/1mm2aZa #mapoli

Sep 19, 2014

For Baker to win, he can't lose the female vote by 24, like he did in 2010: wbur.fm/1wMhge2

Sep 19, 2014

RT @WBUR: Latest Poll Vault: The gender factor: Women likely hold keys to victory for both corner office hopefuls: wbur.fm/1wMhge2 #mapoli

The Future Of Liberal Zionism

onpoint.wbur.org — The Future Of Liberal Zionism After a summer of deadly clashes between Gaza and Israel, we talk to Jews on the left and right about the future of liberal Zionism. Some say it's over. Guests Antony Lerman , former director of the Institute for Jewish Policy Research, which researches the state of Jews in Europe.