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Washington Redskins running back Roy Helu (29) during the second half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011 in Landover, Md. (AP)
Washington Redskins running back Roy Helu (29) during the second half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011 in Landover, Md. (AP)
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The race for Governor. Steve Grossman won the Democratic state convention on the weekend. And then, the Democrats debated here at WBUR. Also this week, five New England governors came to Boston to coordinate a regional response to a deadly and growing opioid addiction crisis.

Plus, After after a 16 month custody battle, Connecticut teenager Justina Pelletier is back with her family. And...they were the Boston Braves, then the Red Skins before they moved to Washington. But this week, the government canceled the football team's trademark, calling it a slur against Native Americans — putting new pressure on team owner Daniel Snyder.

Guests

Jeff Jacoby, columnist for the Boston Globe.

Tom Keane, former city councilor and columnist at the Boston Globe

This segment aired on June 20, 2014.

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