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Week In Review: Baker Stumbles, UN Climate Summit, Boston Skyline Could Change22:58
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Republican nominee for governor Charlie Baker smiles as he addresses a candidates forum, sponsored by a group that represents human service providers. (Charles Krupa/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
Republican nominee for governor Charlie Baker smiles as he addresses a candidates forum, sponsored by a group that represents human service providers. (Charles Krupa/AP)

This week, Charlie Baker made an effort — and stumbled — to win over women voters, calling a female FOX25 reporter "sweetheart."

Also, President Obama went to the the UN Climate Summit as hundreds of thousands demanded action on global warming.

"Climate is changing faster than our efforts to address it," said the president. "The alarm bells keep ringing."

So, what can cities like Boston do against the rising tide?

Plus, get ready for a whole new skyline — the city is approving a slew of new buildings.

And, after 20 years in the business, Derek Jeter is going out on top. A day after he said good bye to his fans in the Bronx, Jeter is bringing his farewell tour to Boston.

Guests

John Carroll, mass communications professor at Boston University and blogger at campaignoutsider.com. He tweets @johncarroll_bu.

Tom Keane, former city councilor and columnist for The Boston Globe. He tweets @tomkeaneboston.

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WBUR: Commentary: Baker’s Growing Women’s Problem

  • "Republicans as a party have trouble convincing women that they are sensitive to their problems and aspirations. While Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker claims to be a moderate, he has recently said several things that failed to separate him from the Neanderthal wing of his party."

Radio Boston: How The ‘People’s Climate March’ Could Translate Into Political Action

  • "Weighing on the summit was what some have called the largest rally about any issue in the United States since the 2003 protests against the War in Iraq. An estimated 300,000 to 400,000 people gathered in New York City Sunday to demand that political leaders act more quickly to reduce carbon emissions and fight against global warming."

The Boston Globe: Proposed Financial District Tower Could Alter Boston’s Skyline

  • "Entrepreneur Steve Belkin is resurrecting his plan to build one of Boston’s tallest buildings, a glass tower of up to 740 feet that would be a new centerpiece on the city’s rapidly changing skyline."

WBUR: Jeter The Hero: Yankee Shortstop Plays His Final Home Game Tonight

  • "Jeter has been preparing the faithful. He announced his retirement seven months ahead of time. And in a recent Gatorade commercial, he's on his way to Yankee Stadium and asks his chauffeur to stop the car on the way."

This segment aired on September 26, 2014.

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