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Suffolk Law Professor Says Intellectual Property Law Founded On ‘Eureka Myth’

January 26, 2015
The late Apple CEO Steve Jobs demonstrates the new iPhone during his keynote address at MacWorld Conference in 2011. (Paul Sakuma/AP)

Professor Jessica Silbey argues most inventions are more collaborative and rely on a foundation of work done by many others, which is why intellectual property law can be so tricky.

Seattle Versus Boston: How Do The Super Bowl Cities Compare?

January 26, 2015
Patriots fans celebrate at the City Hall Plaza rally Monday. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

We talk to Ross Reynolds at Seattle’s NPR station about Seattle, Boston, the Patriots and the Seahawks.

Potentially Historic Blizzard To Hit Boston Area Monday Evening

January 26, 2015
With a road sign warning of an expected blizzard, morning commuters travel across the Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge into downtown Boston Monday. The Boston area is expected to get hit with about two feet of snow in the winter storm. (Charles Krupa/AP)

Thousands of flights have already been canceled, a state of emergency has been declared, Boston Public schools have been canceled for Tuesday and Wednesday.

Healey Details Concerns With Partners Deal

January 26, 2015
Attorney General Maura Healey, at WBUR (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

It’s a dramatic twist in that deal between Partners HealthCare and former state Attorney General Martha Coakley.

Boston’s Top 10 Biggest Snowstorms

January 26, 2015
The Blizzard of 1978 dropped an all-time record 27 inches of snow on Boston. Here, residents of Farragut Road in South Boston are digging out their cars from snowdrifts. (AP)

A major snowstorm is expected to dump up at least 20 inches in the Boston area — and it could end up making history.

‘Potentially Historic’ Blizzard To Hit Northeast

January 26, 2015
The snow covered MBTA Griggs St/Long Ave subway stop sits empty on February 9, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Boston officials have already said the subway will be closed on Tuesday in anticipation of a "potentially historic" storm. ( Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Peter Judge of the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency explains what the state is doing to prepare.

Full Jury Seated To Hear Murder Trial Of Aaron Hernandez

January 26, 2015

A full jury was seated Monday for the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, and the judge pushed back opening statements until at least Thursday because of a blizzard bearing down on the region.

Watch Live: Mayor Walsh Discusses Blizzard Prep

January 26, 2015

Gov. Baker is expected to speak at noon.

Mass. Gas Prices Drop Another 7 Cents Per Gallon

January 26, 2015

AAA Northeast reports Monday that self-serve, regular has dropped in the past week to an average of $2.08 per gallon.

MEMA’s Tips For Staying Safe During The Storm

January 26, 2015

With a potentially historic snowstorm headed for the area, here are tips for staying safe from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency and the city of Boston.

Photos: Boston Sends Patriots Off To Super Bowl

January 26, 2015
(Jesse Costa/WBUR)

The Patriots are Super Bowl bound, and Boston sent them off with a rally at City Hall.

‘When Lions Roar’ Links Churchills And Kennedys

January 26, 2015
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Author Thomas Maier weaves together the history and the fate of the Churchills and Kennedys in his new book, “When Lions Roar: The Churchills and the Kennedys.”

Mass. Braces For Potentially Historic Snowstorm

January 26, 2015
With a road sign warning of an expected blizzard, morning commuters travel across the Zakim Bridge Monday. (Charles Krupa/AP)

Gov. Charlie Baker has declared a state of emergency and instituted a travel ban starting at midnight.

Forecast: Major Storm Set To Begin Monday Afternoon

January 26, 2015

A major, perhaps historic winter storm will begin this afternoon. Snow will become heavy with accumulation rates of 1 to 3 inches per hour late tonight and early Tuesday morning.

Blizzard Postpones Jury Selection In Tsarnaev Trial

January 26, 2015

Judge George O’Toole Jr. said no jurors will be called in Tuesday for questioning.

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