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11:12 am
Fri May 24, 2013

BPR: Boy Scouts Shift Gay Policy, Senate Race Gets Personal, Tragedy Vs. Comedy On Friday News Quiz

This week the Boy Scouts of America voted in favor of allowing gay members under the age of eighteen.
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BPR 5/24/13

  • Boy Scouts of America announced a shift in its policy regarding gay scouts. Sue O'Connell, co-publisher of Bay Windows and The South End News, and Latoyia Edwards, weekend anchor at NECN, weighed in on the developments.
  • Callie Crossley previewed her stories for Under the Radar.
  • With Memorial Day weekend imminent, Jim and Margery opened up the lines to ask callers about having a four-day work week. Could you work ten hours a day, and then take a three-day weekend, every single week?
  • Emily Rooney offered another installment of Emily's List. Emily Rooney is the host of  Greater Boston.
  • On the Friday News Quiz it was Tragedy vs. Comedy — BU professor of classics Steve Esposito faced off against comedian Chris Tabb. They sparred over the week's news headlines.
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