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Boston Public Radio | May 15, 2018

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Tom Wolfe
In this July 26, 2016 file photo, American author and journalist Tom Wolfe, Jr. appears in his living room during an interview about his latest book, "The Kingdom of Speech," in New York. Wolfe died at a New York City hospital. He was 88. Additional details were not immediately available. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
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Boston Public Radio | May 15, 2018
  • A Supreme Court decision yesterday opened the door for states to legalize sports betting. Will Massachusetts be one of them? We asked sports reporter Trenni Kusnierick and you.
  • President Donald Trump unveiled his plan to lower prescription drug prices, but was it tough enough on Big Pharma? Medical ethicist Arthur Caplan weighed in.
  • Is oat milk the new miracle dairy substitute? Food writer and editor Corby Kummer looked at its environmental benefits.
  • Naturalist Sy Montgomery's new book, "The Hyena Scientist," shows that hyenas' bad reputation is undeserved. She explained why.
  • CNN's John King brought us the latest news from Washington, D.C.
  • Tom Wolfe, author of generation-defining works like "The Right Stuff" and "The Bonfire of the Vanities," has died. We asked you how his work impacted your life.

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