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Monica Brady-Myerov

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Cardinal O'Malley On Pope’s Resignation: I Thought It Was A Joke

February 13, 2013
In this file photo, Cardinal Sean O'Malley speaks with WBUR's Bob Oakes at archdiocese offices in Braintree. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

While Cardinal Sean O’Malley is eligible to become pope, he doesn’t expect to be elected. He said he’s purchased a round trip ticket to Rome.

Boston Reaction Is Mixed To Pope Benedict’s Resignation

February 12, 2013
Pope Benedict XVI concludes the weekly general audience in Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, on Jan. 16. He announced Monday he's resigning at the end of February. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

Many in the Archdiocese of Boston reacted positively to Benedict’s decision, but there was some skepticism among victims of clergy sexual abuse.

Muddy River Restoration A Response To Climate Change

February 07, 2013
Fran Gerswin, chair of the Muddy River Restoration Project Maintenance and Management Oversight Committee, holds a hand-drawn rendition of what the river will look like when the project is finished. (Monica Brady-Myerov/WBUR)

After nearly two decades of planning and negotiations, efforts to restore the river to its original state in order to protect the city from flooding are getting started.

Menino Announces Storm-Readiness Initiatives

February 05, 2013

Boston officials will spend the next six months reviewing ways to better prepare the city for climate change.

With State Post, Kerry Begins New Chapter In Long Career

February 01, 2013
On Jan. 24, 2013, John Kerry testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during his confirmation as U.S. secretary of state. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)

John Kerry’s resignation from the U.S. Senate takes effect Friday. We look at his political legacy.

With Senate Farewell, Kerry Calls For Comity

January 30, 2013
In this screengrab provided by C-SPAN2, Sen. John Kerry gives his last speech as senator Wednesday. (AP)

Kerry’s resignation from the Senate takes effect Friday, before his swearing-in as the next U.S. secretary of state.

Virtual Learning Gains Momentum In Mass. Classrooms

January 29, 2013
Jonathan Flatley and Joclyn Crivello are taking an AP physics course online. Milford High School Vice Principal Carolyn Banach offers support. (Monica Brady-Myerov/WBUR)

Massachusetts is expected to approve 10 virtual public schools in the coming years, but some brick and mortar schools are already using digital programs.

Report Shows Sharp Rise In Boston Students Succeeding In College

January 17, 2013

Boston public school students now have a college completion rate that is higher than the rest of the nation.

Mass. Community Colleges Readying To Train Casino Workers

January 16, 2013

The colleges, along with other worker-training programs, formed the Massachusetts Casino Careers Training Institute.

11 Groups Meet Deadline For Initial Mass. Casino Applications

January 16, 2013

One of the last to file was Crossroads Massachusetts, which is pursuing a casino in Milford.

Boston Braces For Inmates Released In Drug Lab Scandal

October 17, 2012
Emmett Folgert, of the Dorchester Youth Collaborative, talks with Stephen Goss and Kurt Driggs. (Monica Brady-Myerov/WBUR)

Community leaders say the influx of ex-inmates will burden existing reentry programs that are already overwhelmed with heavy caseloads and few resources.

Brown-Warren Debate Fact Check

October 11, 2012
Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren speaks during a debate with Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Scott Brown in Springfield on Wednesday. (Elise Amendola/AP)

WBUR’s Monica Brady-Myerov fact-checks the claims made at Wednesday night’s debate between Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Scott Brown and his Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren.

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