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Daily Talker: A Mother’s Tough Love

A mother’s apology for her two daughters’ behavior at a theater that ruined another family’s movie outing has gone viral and is leading to an outpouring of support. Kyesha Smith Wood of McCalla, Alabama, dropped […]

16 hours ago

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Daily Talker: Letter ‘Fat Shames’ 7 Year Old Girl

A mother in Missouri is furious after receiving a letter from her 7 year old daughter’s school. After having their body mass index calculated in gym class earlier this month, students at Hillcrest Elementary School […]

03/30/2015

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Daily Talker: New Toll Lanes?

Paying tolls is a daily thing for many drivers in Massachusetts.  People heading into Boston from the west pay to use the Mass Pike.  People driving in from areas north of the city pay to […]

03/26/2015

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Daily Talker: Limiting Juice At Day Care

There are new rules for day cares in New York City that has a lot of people talking today. The Board of Health announced new rules Monday that would limit on how much juice kids can […]

03/25/2015

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Daily Talker: Cameras In All Courtrooms?

People following the Marathon bombing trial have been relying on drawings of courtroom artists and descriptions from reporters, as well as on Twitter.  It was a similar situation during the Whitey Bulger trial.  Both cases were tried in […]

03/24/2015

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Daily Talker: Canadian-Born President?

Texas Senator Ted Cruz is the first major candidate to jump into the 2016 presidential race after making the announcement official overnight on Twitter. Cruz was born in Calgary to an American-born mother and a […]

03/23/2015

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Daily Talker: Mandatory Voting?

President Obama on Wednesday endorsed the idea of mandatory voting. General election voter turnout for the 2014 midterms was 36.4 percent, the lowest in any election cycle since World War II, according to the United […]

03/19/2015

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Daily Talker: Coffee and Race

Instead of stirring up a discussion on race, Starbucks has stirred up controversy. Starting this week, Starbucks employees can write the words “Race Together” on cups to initiate conversations about race issues. But the move […]

03/18/2015

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Daily Talker: Controversial Billboard

A state lawmaker says a billboard is offensive to women and is calling for it to be taken down. The Gulf Electricity billboard on I-195 in Fall River and along the Mass. Pike in Boston shows […]

03/17/2015

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Daily Talker: School Menu Changes

There are some big changes on the way in cafeterias at more than 40 Boston public schools and parents are not happy about it. Schools have traditionally offered a wide variety of options on menus, […]

03/16/2015