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The Weekly Standard
Hillary Is In the Zone of Maximum DangerAll of which has, quite predictably, lured some other big Democratic fish into
Hillary Is In the Zone of Maximum Danger
The Weekly Standard / Posted 14 minutes ago
All of which has, quite predictably, lured some other big Democratic fish into looking at the race. Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren, the two most obvious heavyweights, are talking. There was even a moment when Al Gore was rumored to be thinking about... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Reason China's Crash Will Unleash A Global Bond ShockwaveOne narrative we’ve pushed quite hard this week is the idea that China’s persis
The Reason China's Crash Will Unleash A Global Bond Shockwave
Zero Hedge / Posted an hour ago
One narrative we’ve pushed quite hard this week is the idea that China’s persistent FX interventions in support of the yuan are costing the PBoC dearly in terms of reserves. Of course this week's posts hardly represent the first time we've touched on... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Zero Hedge | On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zeroAlthough we've talked plenty about the impact of the yuan deval on Asia-Pac and
Zero Hedge | On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero
Zero Hedge / Posted 10 hours ago
Although we've talked plenty about the impact of the yuan deval on Asia-Pac and LatAm, we haven’t yet mentioned India where yesterday, in the midst of the turmoil, central bank governor Raghuram Rajan sought to calm nervous markets by reassuring the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
What China's Treasury Liquidation Means: $1 Trillion QE In ReverseEarlier today, Bloomberg - citing the ubiquitous "people familiar with the matt
What China's Treasury Liquidation Means: $1 Trillion QE In Reverse
Zero Hedge / Posted 19 hours ago
Earlier today, Bloomberg - citing the ubiquitous "people familiar with the matter" - confirmed what we’ve been pounding the table on for months; namely that China is liquidating its UST holdings. As we outlined in July, from the first of the year... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Best And Worst Performing Commodities Of 2015On Sunday we highlighted the rather shocking fact that commodities prices (as m
The Best And Worst Performing Commodities Of 2015
Zero Hedge / Posted 19 hours ago
On Sunday we highlighted the rather shocking fact that commodities prices (as measured by Bloomberg’s commodity index) recently hit their lowest levels of the 21st century. There are a number of factors that explain the plunge, not the least of... Read more
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Leominster Champion
City Council OKs payment to Mullaney for zoning updatesEngineer Stephen Mullaney has been waiting a couple of years to be paid for con
City Council OKs payment to Mullaney for zoning updates
Leominster Champion / Posted 20 hours ago
Engineer Stephen Mullaney has been waiting a couple of years to be paid for consulting services he provided to a City Council subcommittee to update Leominster’s zoning bylaws. The City Council decided in a 7-1 vote earlier this week that Mullaney... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Joe Biden probably won't beat Hillary Clinton. He should run anyway.Joe Biden, in the (still unlikely) event he runs for president, probably won’t
Joe Biden probably won't beat Hillary Clinton. He should run anyway.
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
Joe Biden, in the (still unlikely) event he runs for president, probably won’t beat Hillary Clinton. He’s been a lackluster presidential candidate in the past, and there’s no clear path for him to win the Democratic nomination this time. He should... Read more
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Everett Herald
Clinton should beg Biden to run against her Published: Thursday, August 27, 2015, 12:01 a.m. Joe Biden, in the (still un
Clinton should beg Biden to run against her
Everett Herald / Posted yesterday
Published: Thursday, August 27, 2015, 12:01 a.m. Joe Biden, in the (still unlikely) event he runs for president, probably won't beat Hillary Clinton. He's been a lackluster presidential candidate in the... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Massachusetts Considers Reinstatement Tax On Airplane Sales, PartsTax Was Abolished In 2002 The Massachusetts legislature is considering reinsta
Massachusetts Considers Reinstatement Tax On Airplane Sales, Parts
The Aero-News Network / Posted yesterday
Tax Was Abolished In 2002 The Massachusetts legislature is considering reinstating a 6.25 percent sales tax on airplane sales, parts, and maintenance that was abolished in 2002. Some in the current legislature are calling the tax break a "giveaway... Read more
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Denver Post
Milbank: Joe Biden should runJoe Biden, in the (still unlikely) event he runs for president, probably won't
Milbank: Joe Biden should run
Denver Post / Posted yesterday
Joe Biden, in the (still unlikely) event he runs for president, probably won't beat Hillary Clinton. He's been a lackluster presidential candidate in the past, and there's no clear path for him to win the Democratic nomination this time. He should... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Is Asia Set For Another Financial Crisis? Here's Goldman's TakeAs the emerging market meltdown accelerates, plunging half of EM equity bourses
Is Asia Set For Another Financial Crisis? Here's Goldman's Take
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
As the emerging market meltdown accelerates, plunging half of EM equity bourses into bear market territory and wreaking unspeakable havoc on currencies from LatAm to Asia-Pac, analysts and commentators alike have scrambled to find historical analogs... Read more
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Washington Post
Biden probably won’t beat Clinton. He should run anyway.Vice President Joe Biden. (Evan Vucci/AP) Joe Biden, in the (still unlikely) e
Biden probably won’t beat Clinton. He should run anyway.
Washington Post / Posted 2 days ago
Vice President Joe Biden. (Evan Vucci/AP) Joe Biden, in the (still unlikely) event he runs for president, probably won’t beat Hillary Clinton. He’s been a lackluster presidential candidate in the past, and there’s no clear path for him to win the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Latest Currency War Entrant: India Warns May Retaliate To Chinese DevaluationWhen China moved to devalue the yuan earlier this month, it was seen by virtual
The Latest Currency War Entrant: India Warns May Retaliate To Chinese Devaluation
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
When China moved to devalue the yuan earlier this month, it was seen by virtually everyone for exactly what it was: a tacit admission that the country’s economy was in freefall and a desperate attempt to boost exports stinging from REER appreciation... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Mapping China Contagion: The FlowchartBe that as it may, if the last two weeks have taught us anything at all (other
Mapping China Contagion: The Flowchart
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
Be that as it may, if the last two weeks have taught us anything at all (other than that a Reg FD violation is called a "scoop" when it involves Jim Cramer and Tim Cook), it’s that China quite clearly matters - and it matters quite a lot. We’ve... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lowell police use Narcan for first time, save man's life LOWELL -- City police officers teamed up on Monday night to save the life of
Lowell police use Narcan for first time, save man's life
Lowell Sun / Posted 3 days ago
LOWELL -- City police officers teamed up on Monday night to save the life of a 64-year-old man who was overdosing on heroin by using nasal Narcan for the first time since it was deployed by... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Doubts grow over hiding IDs of domestic abusersPolice: No rise in arrests since new reporting law Lisa Redmond lredmond@lowel
Doubts grow over hiding IDs of domestic abusers
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 days ago
Police: No rise in arrests since new reporting law Lisa Redmond lredmond@lowellsun.comBOSTON -- One year ago the state Legislature revised domestic-violence laws, including removing the abuser's name from publicly available police logs, to open the... Read more
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Boston Herald
We used to frown on fraudIt used to be against the law to commit welfare fraud in Massachusetts. Hard t
We used to frown on fraud
Boston Herald / Posted 5 days ago
It used to be against the law to commit welfare fraud in Massachusetts. Hard to believe, I know, but it’s true. Not only did the taxpayers keep close tabs on layabouts, but you could be thrown in jail if you didn’t … work. Work! There, I said it.... Read more
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Zero Hedge
These Currencies Could Be The Next To Tumble In Global FX WarsThe move came after the country’s exporters could no longer stand the pain from
These Currencies Could Be The Next To Tumble In Global FX Wars
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
The move came after the country’s exporters could no longer stand the pain from plunging crude prices and the RUB's relative weakness. China’s move to devalue the yuan was the straw that broke the camel’s back. Here, summed up in one chart, was the... Read more
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Boston Globe
The recent history of New England prep school sex scandalsNew England’s elite preparatory schools are famous for their prestige and tradi
The recent history of New England prep school sex scandals
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
New England’s elite preparatory schools are famous for their prestige and tradition. But not every tradition is good. The rape trial of former St. Paul’s School student Owen Labrie has raised questions about whether the New Hampshire prep school... Read more
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Boston Herald
Booze Bros. ‘inspired’ by Fenway more than Donald TrumpFirst of all, I deplore the beating of the Hispanic bum in Southie. I say throw
Booze Bros. ‘inspired’ by Fenway more than Donald Trump
Boston Herald / Posted 7 days ago
First of all, I deplore the beating of the Hispanic bum in Southie. I say throw the book at the two thug brothers who are giving new meaning to that ancient rhyme, “Four (or in this case two) on one is Southie fun.” But if Donald Trump is going to... Read more
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Boston Herald
Booze Bros. ‘inspired’ by Fenway more than TrumpFirst of all, I deplore the beating of the Hispanic bum in Southie. I say throw
Booze Bros. ‘inspired’ by Fenway more than Trump
Boston Herald / Posted 7 days ago
First of all, I deplore the beating of the Hispanic bum in Southie. I say throw the book at the two thug brothers who are giving new meaning to that ancient rhyme, “Four (or in this case two) on one is Southie fun.” But if Donald Trump is going to... Read more
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Boston Globe
Meet the 5 people tasked with saving the MBTAThe MBTA has new leadership, and it’s their job to get the cash-strapped agency
Meet the 5 people tasked with saving the MBTA
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
The MBTA has new leadership, and it’s their job to get the cash-strapped agency on track. Gov. Charlie Baker swore in five members to the system’s new fiscal and management control board Friday, a big step in Baker’s ongoing efforts to right the... Read more
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Boston Globe
This sinkhole has closed part of I-93 in New HampshireThe winter of 2015 was Boston's snowiest ever, with more than 110 inches of sno
This sinkhole has closed part of I-93 in New Hampshire
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
The winter of 2015 was Boston's snowiest ever, with more than 110 inches of snow. But Boston is no stranger to severe weather. Here's a look back at severe local weather throughout the years. Two fishing schooners ran aground off Cape Cod in a... Read more
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Boston Herald
Consultant’s tie to DCF leader draws scrutinyThe state’s top child welfare official tapped a former close colleague to help
Consultant’s tie to DCF leader draws scrutiny
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
The state’s top child welfare official tapped a former close colleague to help probe the embattled agency’s handling of the Jack Loiselle case — raising questions about the consultant’s ability to view the case objectively. Etta Lappen Davis, a... Read more
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WBUR Boston
Lawmaker Who Led Last DCF Investigation Says Agency Needs More MoneyBOSTON A legislator who led an inquiry into the Massachusetts Department of Chi
Lawmaker Who Led Last DCF Investigation Says Agency Needs More Money
WBUR Boston / Posted 9 days ago
BOSTON A legislator who led an inquiry into the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families last year says the state will likely have to increase funding to the agency again to help it get on track. “I think that we’re going to have to pump in... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Hassan pushed on pipeline standAMHERST - Selectmen are keeping the pressure on Gov. Maggie Hassan for what the
Hassan pushed on pipeline stand
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
AMHERST - Selectmen are keeping the pressure on Gov. Maggie Hassan for what they call her tacit support of the proposed natural gas pipeline that would run through 17 New Hampshire towns, including Amherst. Earlier this summer the board wrote the... Read more
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Boston Herald
GOP state rep calls on Charlie Baker to stop ‘stonewalling’ on DCFA Republican state rep this morning called on Gov. Charlie Baker to respond wit
GOP state rep calls on Charlie Baker to stop ‘stonewalling’ on DCF
Boston Herald / Posted 11 days ago
A Republican state rep this morning called on Gov. Charlie Baker to respond with greater transparency to the latest crisis out of the Department of Children & Families, after a foster child died and a baby in the same home was hospitalized in... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Why Everyone Is So Nervous About What China Does Next, In One ChartWhether the motive behind China's stunning August 11 devaluation announcement w
Why Everyone Is So Nervous About What China Does Next, In One Chart
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 days ago
Whether the motive behind China's stunning August 11 devaluation announcement was to get one step closer to the SDR basket by promoting a market-based FX regime demanded by the IMF, to further ease financial conditions in China, to boost exports, or... Read more
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Boston Herald
DCF: A history of problemsThe crisis in the embattled Department of Children and Families first came to l
DCF: A history of problems
Boston Herald / Posted 11 days ago
The crisis in the embattled Department of Children and Families first came to light under former Gov. Deval Patrick with the disappearance and death of Jeremiah Oliver, and continues under Gov. Charlie Baker with the hospitalization of Jack Loiselle... Read more
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Boston Herald
A history of problemsThe crisis in the embattled Department of Children and Families first came to l
A history of problems
Boston Herald / Posted 11 days ago
The crisis in the embattled Department of Children and Families first came to light under former Gov. Deval Patrick with the disappearance and death of Jeremiah Oliver, and continues under Gov. Charlie Baker with the hospitalization of Jack Loiselle... Read more
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Boston Herald
Robichaud: Dem pickings are slim if Hillary Clinton’s race is deletedCould this email scandal actually be the end for Hillary? The Clintons have mo
Robichaud: Dem pickings are slim if Hillary Clinton’s race is deleted
Boston Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Could this email scandal actually be the end for Hillary? The Clintons have more political lives than a cat. They have survived Whitewater, Travelgate, fundraising improprieties, sex scandals, Benghazi, etc. But, if this breach in national security... Read more
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Boston Herald
Chabot: Charlie Baker’s response unworthy of Corner OfficeAnother child is dead, and yet another hospitalized under the oversight of the
Chabot: Charlie Baker’s response unworthy of Corner Office
Boston Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Another child is dead, and yet another hospitalized under the oversight of the state’s broken Department of Children and Families, and Gov. Charlie Baker’s response is not just underwhelming — he appears to have embraced former Gov. Deval Patrick’s... Read more
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Boston Herald
Massachusetts court affirms anti-human trafficking lawBOSTON — The constitutionality of a Massachusetts law that targets sex traffick
Massachusetts court affirms anti-human trafficking law
Boston Herald / Posted 14 days ago
BOSTON — The constitutionality of a Massachusetts law that targets sex trafficking was upheld Thursday by the state's highest court, which rejected claims by two men that the statute was vague and its scope too broad. The Supreme Judicial Court said... Read more
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Daily FX
Page 3575As I posted on one of the other threads in the Forum yesterday - the China deva
Page 3575
Daily FX / Posted 15 days ago
As I posted on one of the other threads in the Forum yesterday - the China deval whilst somewhat of a surprise actually makes some sense, and whilst the first 48 hours reaction afterwards is understandable the market needs to remember that china has... Read more
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Washington Post
Joe Biden’s momentVice President Biden last year. (Jewel Samad/Agence France-Presse via Getty Ima
Joe Biden’s moment
Washington Post / Posted 15 days ago
Vice President Biden last year. (Jewel Samad/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images) Democrats are worried that the furor over Hillary Clinton’s private email server will be prolonged and intensified after her sudden move to hand it to the FBI. The... Read more
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WA Today
Calm amid stormAll Ord's to close at 5313 today and who knows tomorrow?? Crown to tank. All I
Calm amid storm
WA Today / Posted 15 days ago
All Ord's to close at 5313 today and who knows tomorrow?? Crown to tank. All I want for Christmas is James. Yes that was a no brainer, nothing but bad news all year about Crown Resorts. took my first real loss yesterday as I shed bhp, feel... Read more
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Canberra Times
Calm amid storm9:21am: The Fed is "delaying" raising rates? Wow, who would have thought? CBA
Calm amid storm
Canberra Times / Posted 15 days ago
9:21am: The Fed is "delaying" raising rates? Wow, who would have thought? CBA EX-GROWTH "CBA result shows banks are not making money as easily this year as in recent years" "CBA has less earnings momentum this year, however. There is not enough... Read more
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Boston Globe
Forecasters say next winter won’t be as badThe winter of 2015 was Boston's snowiest ever, with more than 110 inches of sno
Forecasters say next winter won’t be as bad
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
The winter of 2015 was Boston's snowiest ever, with more than 110 inches of snow. But Boston is no stranger to severe weather. Here's a look back at severe local weather throughout the years. Two fishing schooners ran aground off Cape Cod in a... Read more
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South Maryland News
Waldorf man pleads guilty in social media threats caseA Waldorf teen appeared in court Friday morning and pleaded guilty to threat of
Waldorf man pleads guilty in social media threats case
South Maryland News / Posted 16 days ago
A Waldorf teen appeared in court Friday morning and pleaded guilty to threat of mass violence, the first of two charges in connection with a threats rampage he engaged in via social media in June. The Independent reported in June that Deshunte Deval... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Galas, festival a seasonal boon for Lenox nonprofitsLENOX >> Benefit gala and festival season is in full swing as local nonpr
Galas, festival a seasonal boon for Lenox nonprofits
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 17 days ago
LENOX >> Benefit gala and festival season is in full swing as local nonprofits stage high-profile fundraisers to help their bottom lines. The annual Tanglewood Gala held Saturday night to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Tanglewood... Read more
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Boston Herald
Robichaud: Solution to the energy crisis lies in pipelineMassachusetts is facing an energy crisis. An Associated Industries of Massachu
Robichaud: Solution to the energy crisis lies in pipeline
Boston Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Massachusetts is facing an energy crisis. An Associated Industries of Massachusetts study last year showed that the “cost of electricity was 39 percent higher for households and 79 percent higher for industrial customers than the national average.”... Read more
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Boston Herald
Pols & Politics: Liz Warren: Jon Stewart made me sickIn a widely shared tribute to departing “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart, U.S.
Pols & Politics: Liz Warren: Jon Stewart made me sick
Boston Herald / Posted 18 days ago
In a widely shared tribute to departing “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren wrote on Facebook last week how her 2009 appearance on the show — and the opportunity Stewart gave her — “changed (her) life.” It also ruined her... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Nick Kotsopoulos: Worcester Board of Health ready to find its voice Posted Aug. 9, 2015 at 6:00 AM Posted Aug. 9, 2015 at 6:00 AM Not much has
Nick Kotsopoulos: Worcester Board of Health ready to find its voice
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
Posted Aug. 9, 2015 at 6:00 AM Posted Aug. 9, 2015 at 6:00 AM Not much has been heard from Worcester's new Board of Health since it began meeting last November. In fact, it still... Read more
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Boston Herald
Pols & Politics: Liz: Jon Stewart made me sickIn a widely shared tribute to departing “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart, U.S.
Pols & Politics: Liz: Jon Stewart made me sick
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
In a widely shared tribute to departing “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren wrote on Facebook last week how her 2009 appearance on the show — and the opportunity Stewart gave her — “changed (her) life.” It also ruined her... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Family feud strikes supermarket chainAN AMERICAN grocery chain with 25,000 employees and 71 stores has been brought
Family feud strikes supermarket chain
The Courier Mail / Posted 20 days ago
AN AMERICAN grocery chain with 25,000 employees and 71 stores has been brought undone because of a family feud between cousins Arthur S. Demoulas and Arthur T. Demoulas. The similarly named cousins have had long running feud, which culminated in... Read more
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Boston Globe
The breakup: Was it a Boston or an Olympics issue?Breakups are hard for both sides. Invariably, the questions wind up, what went
The breakup: Was it a Boston or an Olympics issue?
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
Breakups are hard for both sides. Invariably, the questions wind up, what went wrong and who to blame? When it comes to the Olympic Games and Boston’s bid to host them, both sides can point to reasons things fell apart. Some of the circumstances... Read more
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Boston Globe
They dreamed of a Boston Olympics. Then things went downhill.Now that the bid has been dropped, and the dust has settled, they’re pretty dis
They dreamed of a Boston Olympics. Then things went downhill.
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
Now that the bid has been dropped, and the dust has settled, they’re pretty disappointed with how things turned out. “It wasn’t the best news,” said Corey Dinopolous, who began pushing for a Boston Olympic bid in 2012. “It all came pretty suddenly,... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Millbury police chief says 'ruffling feathers' cost him his job MILLBURY - Police Chief Kenny A. Howell sees the reason for the Board of Sele
Millbury police chief says 'ruffling feathers' cost him his job
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
MILLBURY - Police Chief Kenny A. Howell sees the reason for the Board of Selectmen's decision Friday to not renew his contract when it expires in January as "boil(ing) down to being a... Read more
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Boston Herald
Baker may need to speed up approach on DCF reformOn the campaign trail, Gov. Charlie Baker once slammed then-Gov. Deval Patrick
Baker may need to speed up approach on DCF reform
Boston Herald / Posted 22 days ago
On the campaign trail, Gov. Charlie Baker once slammed then-Gov. Deval Patrick for being “slow, if not resistant” to acknowledge widespread dysfunction inside the Department of Children and Families. Following the disappearance of Jeremiah Oliver,... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Millbury police chief says 'ruffling feathers' cost him his job Posted Aug. 6, 2015 at 6:00 AM MILLBURY - Police Chief Kenny A. Howell sees
Millbury police chief says 'ruffling feathers' cost him his job
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
Posted Aug. 6, 2015 at 6:00 AM MILLBURY - Police Chief Kenny A. Howell sees the reason for the Board of Selectmen's decision Friday to not renew his contract when it expires in January... Read more
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