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Behind The Mic

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Lack Of Sleep Can Cause Brain Damage

I’ve done my share of sleep stories here. They usually remind us that we don’t get enough rest and eventually that will mean health problems.

03/19/2014

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Edward Snowden Nominated For Peace Prize

It’s not uncommon for the Nobel Peace Prize to come with some controversy. Just think back to when President Obama won in what was almost framed as a pre-emptive award.

01/30/2014

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Amazon May Ship Items Before You Buy

Imagine shopping at a store that knows you so well it gives you what you want before you even ask.

01/20/2014

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Behind the Mic: Millions Get Reprieve From Healthcare Mandate

It’s the second major change made to the healthcare reform law since insurers began canceling some existing policies a couple of months ago.

12/20/2013

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Congress Could Be Least Productive Ever

Imagine if you went to work and didn’t get anything done. Someone would probably notice and you’d have to deal with the consequences.

12/04/2013

Daniel Nava launches a throws from center field during the workout prior to the start of the World Series on October 21, 2013 at Fenway Park. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: World Series Latest Distraction From Mayor’s Race

The Red Sox in the World Series brings us all together. It’s something we can all agree on and celebrate even if we are divided by politics or culture.

10/23/2013

33,000 8-by-12-inch American flags on the Common to honor Massachusetts' war dead from the Civil War to the present. (Photo by Karen Twomey)

Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Made In The U.S.A?

Why are so many American flags made outside the United States?

07/04/2013

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Paycheck To Paycheck

It’s a story worth telling since we hear so much about an economic recovery.

06/24/2013

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Defining The Middle Class

How do you define middle class based on income?

06/06/2013

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Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Anthony Weiner Back In Political Ring

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Joe Mathieu takes a look at Anthony Weiner’s re-entry to politics.

05/22/2013