Updated at 5:35 p.m. ET Amid a labor dispute at the site of next week's presidential primary debate, all seven Democratic candidates who made the stage are siding with unions and threatening not to participate in the event. Candidates are scheduled to meet for the Democratic presidential debate on the Loyola Marymount University campus in Los Angeles on Dec. 19. Workers represented by Unite Here Local 11 have been picketing since November. Union representatives say that Sodexo, the...
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In western Massachusetts this week, the Athol Daily News shut its office in town. The paper will still be published, but will be based some 25 miles away in Greenfield.
A new exhibit at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts, shows drawings made by picture book illustrators when they were kids.
Updated at 12:12 p.m. ET The House Judiciary Committee on Friday approved two articles of impeachment against President Trump, making him the fourth president in American history to face impeachment. In contrast to Thursday's contentious back-and-forth between the two parties, Friday's session was devoid of rancor, or even any debate. Immediately after calling the session to order, Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., ordered two votes, one for each article. Both were...
A new WBUR poll finds New Hampshire voters divided along party lines over whether President Trump should be impeached and removed from office. Among likely voters in the Democratic presidential primary, 69% say Trump should be removed from office. He is using the presidency as his own personal piggy bank, and hes lying to the American public repeatedly. He is engaging with other countries to undermine his political rivals, which is completely unforgivable, and should be, if its not already,...
Sometimes it’s the smallest details that reveal the most. Emily Dickinson knew that. More than many other poets, she distilled, zeroed in and elevated the minute.
Wilson's Department Store in Greenfield, Massachusetts, is shutting its doors after 137 years, once everything is sold — including the mannequins. For many, the family-owned store has been a fixture both on Main Street and in their own families' lives.
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Throughout the presidential primary campaign, voters in New Hampshire have said climate change is one of their top priorities. And even as candidates emphasize the dangers of global warming – and detail their plans to address it – many voters aren't reassured. NHPR’s Annie Ropeik has more as part of our series “Where They Stand,” which takes a closer look at candidates’ policy proposals.