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Day: July 11, 2016

Wharton Business School Backers Seek Distance From Donald Trump

Photo Donald J. Trump attended the graduation for his daughter Tiffany at the University of Pennsylvania in May. Credit Matt Rourke/Associated Press Donald J. Trump often cites his undergraduate degree from University of Pennsylvania’s prestigious Wharton business school as evidence that he is a pretty smart guy and singularly qualified to be president. But some […]

From the Land & Sea archive: Squid Jiggin' Ground

“Oh this is the place where the fishermen gather, in oilskins and boots with Cape Anns battened down…” So begins Art Scammell’s famous ode to that most magical fishery, “The Squid Jiggin’ Ground”.  This archival episode of Land & Sea takes us there. In 1979, squid was a booming business in outport Newfoundland.  But catching […]

Best TV deals on Amazon Prime Day 2016

Amazon Prime Day is the internet giant’s one-day sale event that rivals Black Friday. Customers can expect deals on goods ranging from laptops and PCs to videogames and books.  The day of reduced price goods falls on July 12, and is reserved for customers who have signed up to Prime, a premium version of the retail giant’s offerings. Last year, on the […]

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