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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

News Quiz | Week of April 18

Friday, April 18, 2014

Be smarter than your pals. Prep your dinner party factoids. Gauge your knowledge about what happened this week, as heard on The Takeaway.

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Emotions Run High for Boston Marathon Director

Friday, April 18, 2014

Boston Marathon director Dave McGillivray has run in 41 Boston Marathons and overseen the past 26. He joins The Takeaway before the most emotional race he has ever prepared for in his career.

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Should We Teach Kids To Be Entrepreneurs?

Thursday, April 17, 2014

College students learn how to build their own businesses. But what if the process started with even younger students?

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Lethal Clashes Mark Start of Ukraine Peace Talks

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Despite violence that erupted last night, negotiations have begun in Geneva between officials from the U.S., Russia, Ukraine and the E.U.—they are the first talks between the four parties since the political crisis began.

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Today's Highlights | April 17, 2014

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Also on Today's Show Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea...New statistics indicate that the number of deportations cases has decreased by 43 percent over the last five years.

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Rosa Parks' Legacy is Trapped in a New York Warehouse

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Amid celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act, Rosa Parks' belongings are trapped in a Harlem warehouse, and important pieces of her legacy have remained hidden from public view.

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From Wall Street to the Trailer Park

Thursday, April 17, 2014

For around 12 million Americans, a trailer park home is simply the best bet financially. That's why two former Wall Street investment bankers are getting into the business.

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Ukraine Uses Force to Push Back Separatists

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Tensions in Eastern Ukraine have escalated, and some are saying the nation is on the brink of civil war. One public radio Ukraine correspondent fills us in on the escalating violence.

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In Nigeria, Boko Haram Continues Reign of Terror

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

On Monday, a car bomb detonated during rush hour and killed at least 75, and many blamed Boko Haram, the Nigerian-based terrorist group, which was also likely behind the abduction of more than 100 school girls.

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Boston: A Community Forever Changed

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Three local Boston area residents who didn't know each other were invited for a conversation about their changing community. They recount how the bombings a year ago changed the streets where they live.

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Saturn Just Birthed a Baby Moon Named 'Peggy'

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

New images NASA received from the Cassini spacecraft seem to show the small moon being born, a little icy rock dubbed “Peggy.”

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The Future of the Mustang & the Auto Industry

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Fifty years ago this week Ford Motor Company unveiled the Mustang. Ford is remembering that day in the company's history amid the changing future of the American auto industry.

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This Is Where: 'All Arms Are Open'

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

It's National Poetry month and our friends at WLRN have launched a poetry project they're calling "This Is Where." We've asked you to submit your own poems about places that have had meaning. 

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Can Anyone Stop the Unrest in Ukraine?

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The escalating tensions in Eastern Ukraine are being called Russian incitement by the West and a crackdown on free speech by the Russians. Can anyone stop this unrest or is Ukraine already essentially lost?

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Louisiana Wants The Bible to be Official State Book

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

In Louisiana, serious controversy has arisen over a proposed bill to declare an official state book. That book? It's the King James Bible. Last Thursday, by an 8 to 5 margin, the bill passed committee with bipartisan support.

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How to Make Passover Sangria

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

As it turns out, several Passover staples form the perfect base for sangria. Dan Pashman, host of the Sporkful podcast, shares his recipe for Passover Sangria.

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Gov. Deval Patrick Reflects on the Boston Bombing

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

On the one-year anniversary of the Boston bombing, he talks about the city's response and how the tragic event affected his leadership.

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Audio Essay: Remembering Boston

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

A year ago today, no one knew what was about to happen, and for each runner, they knew it would be a momentous day. It was a momentous day for the whole city of Boston, the nation and the world of course.

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First Responders Mark Anniversary of Boston Marathon Bombings

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Marathon volunteers have helped plenty of runners suffering with cramps and dehydration, but after last year’s bombings, the marathon medical tent was transformed into a makeshift emergency room.

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BPD Commissioner on 2014 Marathon Security

Monday, April 14, 2014

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans has run in the Boston Marathon 18 times, but will be sitting this year's race out to focus on security. He reflects back on last year's attack and how the city is preparing for the 2014 race.

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