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Sen. Vance’s selection as Trump’s VP comes as the Republican Party leans into the former president’s MAGA messaging that has fired up the party’s base — yet could alienate a broader audience needed to win in November.
Massachusetts
 Security forces line the street along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, a few blocks down from Trump Hotel, and route of inauguration parades of years past.
Barry Goldstein
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NEPM
What do Americans have to say about election violence, after a gunman attempted to assassinate Donald Trump last weekend? The UMass Amherst Poll is about to do a national survey.
The Fabulous 413
Monte and Kaliis interview Blues to Green project manager Bianca Jemenez, music legend Lisa Fischer, and hip-hop artists T'Swan and Talynt ahead of the Springfield Jazz & Roots Festival.
Ayu Suryawan
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NEPM
We talk about this weekend's Springfield Jazz & Roots Festival with project manager Bianca Jimenez, music legend Ms. Lisa Fischer, and hip-hop artists T'Swan and Talynt. We also learn about the fifth Shelburne Falls Porch Festival and invite NEPM reporter Nirvani Williams to join our latest Wine Thunderdome.
The Rundown with Carrie Saldo
This week’s panel for The Rundown with Carrie Saldo includes Jim Kinney, reporter with The Springfield Republican, Easthampton Mayor Nicole LaChapelle and NEPM reporter Alden Bourne.
Tony Dunne
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NEPM
Today on The Rundown with Carrie Saldo, panelists discuss Mass. democrats’ support for President Joe Biden’s candidacy, the local struggle under the Cannabis Control Commission, the state of smalltown commerce, the rise of AI development, and much more.
2024 Election
Acclaimed photojournalist Barry Goldstein examines the backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives of Massachusetts attendees and others at the 2024 Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and explore what it is like for Republicans to live in an overwhelmingly majority blue state.
Short-Staffed
Sandra Maria Varela, a U.S. citizen who immigrated from Portugal, passed the clinical part of the CNA exam the first time she took it. To pass the other part of the state nursing test, a multiple-choice exam, she is studying English.
Nancy Eve Cohen
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Although there is a shortage of CNAs or certified nursing assistants in Massachusetts, the state certification exam has been an obstacle to English language learners. Starting this summer, the state will also offer the exam in Spanish, Chinese and Haitian Creole.