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As gyms in Massachusetts start to open up again, Courtney Nowicki from Brookline gets back to her workout at Healthworks in Coolidge Corner. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)
As gyms in Massachusetts start to open up again, Courtney Nowicki from Brookline gets back to her workout at Healthworks in Coolidge Corner. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

Here's the Radio Boston rundown for July 7. Tiziana Dearing is our host.

  • Got any plans to go back to the gym, or maybe a movie theater or museum? All three can now open in Massachusetts. So what's the trade-off in risk and reward? We check in with several local businesses navigating reopening.
  • We hear from Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu, who in a recent op-ed criticized Boston Mayor Marty Walsh's move to create the Boston Racial Equity Fund, calling it "a squandering of municipal power that will compete with a community-led effort created by Black and brown business leaders."
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, has further complicated college's reopening plans. They announced on Monday that if you're a foreign student and your university is offering online only classes this fall, you have to leave the U.S. We talk about the implications with WBUR's Shannon Dooling.

This program aired on July 7, 2020.

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