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Greater Boston; Politics / Ballot Question 3 / Gun Penalties

10/21/2008


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Series
Greater Boston
Program
Politics / Ballot Question 3 / Gun Penalties
Program Number

10/20/2008, 10/21/2008

Series Description

HUB CITY AT ITS BEST. A LOOK AT EVERYTHING AND EVERYBODY INTERESTING IN BOSTON. HOSTED BY EMILY ROONEY. Series release date: 1/1997

Program Description

Politics Barack Obama is canceling nearly all his campaign events this week to visit his sick grandmother. McCain has been stepping up his criticism of the Bush administration in order to distance himself from the unpopular President. Guests: Dan Payne, Greater Boston analyst; Todd Domke, Greater Boston analyst

Ballot Question 3 Massachusetts Ballot Question 3 proposes to ban dog racing in the commonwealth by 2010. Supporters say dog racing is a cruel and inhumane sport that is harmful to racing dogs' health. Proponents counter that racing dogs are cared for well, and that a dog racing ban will cost roughly 1,000 jobs. Guests: Glenn Totten, Mass. Animal Interest Coalition; Christine Dorchak, Committee to Protect Dogs

Gun Penalties Today, Boston City Councilor Michael Flaherty will propose increasing the penalties for having a concealed weapon in one's home or workplace. The proposal would impose a mandatory 18-month sentence on anyone who has a concealed weapon in their home. Guests: Michael Flaherty, Boston City Councilor

Duration

00:28:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
News Report
Topics
Local Communities
News
Citation
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