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Coming Up Friday, October 31

October 31, 2014

The State We’re In: Gov. Deval Patrick/Election Day

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick discusses his campaign efforts on behalf of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley . Later, Political Science Prof. Jerold Duquette and political consultant Tony Cignoli talk about the situation in key races and on Ballot Questions on the Tuesday Nov. 4 Ballot

American Graduate: Sci Tech’s Gary Bernice

October 28, 2014


In January 2007, Springfield’s Sci Tech High School had a band of about 20 members. Since UMass grad Gary Bernice joined the school the program has grown to over 500 students. The band has received recognition from all over Western Mass. Known as the “Pride of Springfield”; students also focus on developing leadership skills that go beyond the classroom. Connecting Point Contributor Carolee McGrath talks with Band leader Gary Bernice and several of its members to find out how the band has helped the students evolve as both musicians and people.

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 28, 2014


Grace Makari-Judson, MD, chair of Baystate Health Breast Network discusses the latest developments and research in breast cancer as we mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Veterans Coming Home: Reintegration into Everyday Life

October 28, 2014

Iraq War veteran John Paradis, USAF LT. COL.(Ret.) and now Deputy Superintendent of the Holyoke Soldiers Home discusses the difficulties and challenges many returning veterans face leaving the military and “re-integrating” into civilian life.

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