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Kimberly Gambaro, 13, left to right, Maria Gonzalaz and Nani Gambaro, 5, sit outside their duplex in Mattapan in an attempt to escape the heat indoors, Thursday. (AP)
Kimberly Gambaro, 13, left to right, Maria Gonzalaz and Nani Gambaro, 5, sit outside their duplex in Mattapan in an attempt to escape the heat indoors, Thursday. (AP)

The mercury soared as New England plunged headfirst into a heat wave. Temperatures could rise in the race to challenge Senator Scott Brown as consumer champion Elizabeth Warren mulls a run.

And Gov. Deval Patrick put renewed pressure on Beacon Hill to grant in-state tuition to undocumented students.

Radio Boston separates the light from the heat in this week's news.

Guests:

  • David Bernstein, political reporter, the Boston Phoenix
  • Jeff Jacoby, columnist, Boston Globe

This segment aired on July 22, 2011.

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