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Community leaders discuss Boston's recent uptick in violence

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This is the Radio Boston rundown for Oct. 28. Tiziana Dearing is our host.

  • After a recent uptick in violence in Boston, Mayor Michelle Wu met with community leaders on Tuesday. The next day, another person was shot and killed in a barbershop. We speak with Massachusetts State Rep. Liz Miranda, and Rev. Kevin Peterson about the community response to these acts of violence.
  • In part two of Radio Boston going to the grave this week, we speak with journalist and author Greg Melville about his new book, "Over My Dead Body: Unearthing the Hidden History of America's Cemeteries."
  • With Halloween festivities taking place this weekend, we explore some of the region's spookier places to visit with Jeff Belanger, author of the book, "Weird Massachusetts," and co-host of the podcast, "New England Legends."
  • In this edition of our regular segment, Business of Boston, we look into the Pathways to Scale program, which aims to help minority-owned businesses see long-term success.

This program aired on October 28, 2022.

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