The Week Ahead On Beacon Hill

With more snow in the forecast the House last Thursday preemptively scheduled a session for Friday, aware that it may not be possible to hold their usual Monday session. It was the kind of scheduling maneuver that might not have happened weeks ago, but it appears lawmakers are adapting to the reality that Mother Nature is making it tough to even get to Beacon Hill.

The Great Worcester Tornado of 1953

The tornado that killed at least one hundred twenty-two people in Joplin-Missouri on Sunday is stirring up memories of what,until now,had been the deadliest twister recorded in American history. That was a nineteen fifty-three tornado that started in Texas, but ended by plowing through Worcester, Massachusetts, killing ninety-four people.WFCR’s Susan Kaplan reports.