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The President of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Laurie Leshin is an advocate for helping the next generation of learners achieve their potential in science and technology. 

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The only black woman in the Massachusetts House of Representatives is retiring at the end of this year, leaving a big hole not just for her Roxbury-based district, but the chamber as a whole.

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WGBH Food & Wine Fest Feature: The Future of Local Seafood

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Taste of WGBH: Food and Wine Festival

WGBH is excited to host the fifth season of the Taste of WGBH Food and Wine Festival. We are again collaborating with the best chefs, producers, wineries and breweries to deliver the finest food and wine festival in the region.

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