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Republicans are planning to pack nine caucus sites across Massachusetts to select delegates to the Republican National Convention.

  Michael Dukakis, John Kerry, Mitt Romney -- could Massachusetts get another Bay Stater on a presidential ticket?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. 

  Founded in 1954, Berkshire County Arc provides a broad range of community-based services to individuals with developmental disabilities, brain injuries and autism throughout Berkshire and Hampden Counties in Massachusetts.

On Sunday, April 3, the Berkshire County Arc Down Syndrome Family Group will host the 2016 Berkshire County Sprout Film Festival at Crosby Elementary School in Pittsfield, Mass. The Festival begins at noon and will feature short films about individuals with various disabilities, their lives and personal achievements.

Jessica McNair, Family Advocate & Adult Family Care Case Manager for Berkshire County Arc is here to tell us more.

  It’s Super Tuesday.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his expectations for today’s races, including in Vermont and the Bay State. 

  Massachusetts’ Congressional delegation is stocked with Democrats. So why is the governor a Republican?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, and WAMC’s Alan Chartock try to figure it out. 

Hundreds of thousands of Massachusetts workers are expected to see a boost in pay on Jan. 1 when the state's hourly minimum wage increases from $9 to $10 per hour.

  The opioid crisis cuts across state lines.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Massachusetts Representative Richard Neal tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock he’s working on legislative fixes to try to combat heroin. 

 Our Ideas Matter series allows us to check in with state humanities councils in our 7-state region.

Today we’ll learn about Herencia Latina 2015-16, an nine month program featuring a multitude of films, exhibits, discussions, and festivals examining and celebrating Latino heritage in the Pioneer Valley in Massachusetts. The program is funded by Mass Humanities, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the American Library Association.

Our guests are Raul Gutierrez, Professor of Spanish at Holyoke Community College in Holyoke, Massachusetts, and Cliff McCarthy, President of the Pioneer Valley History Network.

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Massachusetts shoppers looking for summer dog day deals are expected to crowd local stores for another sales tax holiday this weekend.

  Massachusetts has been under new leadership for more than half a year.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tim Vercellotti, director of the Western New England University poll and professor of political science, discusses the Baker administration with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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