Katelin Chow

Production assistant

Kat joined WGBH's team as a production assistant for Greater Boston and loves all forms of storytelling and all things digital.

After graduating from the University of Washington in Seattle, she spent a summer in Phnom Penh reporting for The Cambodia Daily, writing health and business stories. In the past, she helped NBC cover the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, interned with The Seattle Times' online team and penned a weekly food column for the Seattle Weekly. She also created a media room for Allrecipes.com and started a news-magazine show at her college that airs across Washington state.

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MEDICAL MARIJUANA
5:01 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

How Mass. Cities & Towns Are Handling Medical Marijuana

With the sale and use of medical marijuana recently legalized, some municipalities are imposing moratoriums on the opening of dispensaries, changing zoning to limit them, or banning them outright.

WGBH News asked 26 Massachusetts cities and towns about their reaction to the new law. Click the highlighted cities and town in the map below to see how they're handling medical marijuana so far. The actions are also listed below the map.

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MENTAL HEALTH
11:52 am
Mon December 17, 2012

Blue Review: 'I Am Adam Lanza's Mother'

During the weekend following the Newtown, Conn. shootings, Boise writer Liza Long wrote an essay published in The Blue Review that has struck a chord on the internet, re-published and re-tweeted thousands of times. She writes about her 13-year-old son Michael, whom she describes as incredibly smart but mentally ill.

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GREATER BOSTON
7:35 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Martha Coakley: 'I stand by our decision'

Greater Boston

Attorney general Martha Coakley is sticking to her guns: She and her team are still deciding if they will pursue a retrial of former state treasurer Tim Cahill’s corruption case that ended in mistrial on Wednesday.

"I think we did the right thing bringing the case," Coakley said.

Coakley defended her team on Greater Boston Thursday night and said that bringing the case to trial was necessary in order “to fight a culture of corruption in Massachusetts.”
 

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GREATER BOSTON
1:05 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Cahill's Attorneys: The System 'Worked'

Credit Greater Boston

Former state treasurer Tim Cahill's attorneys sat down with Greater Boston host Emily Rooney on Wednesday night to discuss the verdict in Cahill's case, which was declared a mistrial with a deadlocked jury.

"The case is over as far as we’re concerned. Whether it’s cast as not guilty, whether it’s cast as unable to reach a verdict. The answer is the same,” said Jeffrey Denner, one of Cahill’s lawyers.

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PUBLIC SAFETY
3:47 pm
Thu December 6, 2012

Mass. Firefighters Offer Reward for Arson Information

State Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan with Governor Deval Patrick in 2009.
Credit Jessica Hill / AP

State investigators are on the trail of a string of fires that blazed through Massachusetts during the past month. At least 16 fires in the southeastern part of the state are thought to be the work of a serial arsonist or arsonists, prompting the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts to offer a $5,000 award yesterday for information leading to the arrest of those involved.

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