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Greater Boston Full Show: 01/09/19

As Shutdown Continues, What Happened To The Art Of The Deal?
A day after his first Oval Office address aimed at getting the nation on board with building a wall, Donald Trump headed to Capitol Hill to make sure the Republican Party stays on board as well. The move comes as the consequences of the government shutdown expand by the day. Jim Braude was joined by Republican State Rep. Hannah Kane of Shrewsbury, and State Rep. Marjorie Decker of Cambridge.

Now That Pot Is Legal, What About Everyone Convicted Before?
Legalized marijuana is making for a lot of changes in local communities and courts. As Stephanie Leydon reports, Massachusetts residents now have the chance to make past minor marijuana convictions disappear.

Nic & David Sheff Of 'Beautiful Boy' On Stemming Teen Addiction
David and Nic Sheff are the father and son pair portrayed in the film "Beautiful Boy" — based on David's memoir by the same name and Nic's account of his struggles with addiction, called: Tweak: Growing Up On Methamphetamines. The film dives into the depths of addiction, relapse and recovery that the headlines and the numbers don't always show. Now the Sheffs are taking their mission of addiction education even further, with their new book aimed at teens, called "High: Everything You Want to Know About Drugs, Alcohol and Addiction." Jim Braude was joined by Nic and David Sheff.

IMHO: Tax Policy 101
Jim Braude shares his thoughts on why he thinks many Americans need to learn the basics of tax policy.

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