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Coming Up Thursday, April 17

April 17, 2014
  • State Police Colonel Timothy Alben on the Marathon Bombing: Massachusetts State Police Colonel Timothy Alben discusses his role leading the Boston Marathon Bombing investigation and manhunt last year.
  • Nutrition Label Changes: Springfield College’s Richard J. Wood discusses the FDA’s changes to nutrition labels on packaged food & beverages.
  • Western New England University Poll: Political Science Professor Tim Vercellotti, Director of the Western New England University Polling Institute, discusses the latest WNEU Poll findings on the impact of the Boston Marathon bombing, the 2014 Mass. Gubernatorial race, and Casinos in the region.
  • Women that Colonized Massachusetts and Connecticut: Author Alice Plouchard Stelzer talks about her latest book, “Female Adventurers: the Women Who Helped Colonize Massachusetts and Connecticut”.

Web Premiere: State Police Colonel Timothy Alben on the Marathon Bombing

April 15, 2014

Massachusetts State Police Colonel Timothy Alben discusses his role leading the Boston Marathon Bombing investigation and manhunt last year.

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Springfield Armory: “The Address”

April 14, 2014

WGBY just hosted an exciting event with Civil War firing reenactments at Springfield Armory as we prepare for the upcoming Ken Burns documentary “The Address.” Historian Rich Colton from Springfield Armory tells us about the role they played in the Civil War.

Follow the Springfield Armory on Twitter: @sparnhs

Banning “Bossy”

April 14, 2014

Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer of Facebook and author of the best-selling book “Lean In,” is spearheading the launch of a campaign to ban the word “bossy,” arguing the negative put-down stops girls from pursuing leadership roles. Some aren’t on board with this idea saying there are more important issues to worry about in equalizing the playing field for women. Dr. Susan Whitbourne, Psychology Professor at UMass Amherst and bestselling author explains this new trend.

Follow Dr. Susan Whitbourne on Twitter: @swhitbo
Follow UMass Amherst on Twitter: @umassamherst