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Boston Globe
Aaron Hernandez case goes before SJC todayCounty prosecutors will go before the state’s highest court Tuesday to ask the
Aaron Hernandez case goes before SJC today
Boston Globe / Posted 54 minutes ago
County prosecutors will go before the state’s highest court Tuesday to ask the justices to order lawyers for Aaron Hernandez to turn over a cellphone they believe contains relevant evidence in the former New England Patriots star’s upcoming... Read more
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Boston Globe
FBI still convinced local criminals behind Gardner heistThe FBI is so confident it knows who stole $500 million worth of masterpieces f
FBI still convinced local criminals behind Gardner heist
Boston Globe / Posted 17 hours ago
The FBI is so confident it knows who stole $500 million worth of masterpieces from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum , it has repeatedly touted its theory in recent months with PowerPoint presentations at libraries, colleges, and museums. The... Read more
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Boston Globe
Q&A with Polina Raygorodskaya, CEO and cofounder of WanderuIn 1990, when Polina Raygorodskaya was 4 years old, she and her family left the
Q&A with Polina Raygorodskaya, CEO and cofounder of Wanderu
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
In 1990, when Polina Raygorodskaya was 4 years old, she and her family left their home in Saint Petersburg, Russia, to seek a better life in America, eventually settling down in Newton. “My Dad initially worked delivering pizzas for Papa Gino’s and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Foolish for love, Cathy Greig finds justice isn’tDenial was always a river that ran through Southie. It was one of the reasons
Foolish for love, Cathy Greig finds justice isn’t
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Denial was always a river that ran through Southie. It was one of the reasons that James “Whitey” Bulger was able to make millions flooding his own neighborhood with drugs while the utterly delusional and the vaguely racist sat at bars the length of... Read more
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Boston Globe
April 29, 2015Here’s your at-long-last Friday beer mug of politics, from Joshua Miller of the
April 29, 2015
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
Here’s your at-long-last Friday beer mug of politics, from Joshua Miller of the Boston Globe at the Massachusetts State House, hurtling toward the weekend. TRANSGENDER BILL MOVING, from me on BostonGlobe.com: “A controversial transgender... Read more
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Boston Herald
Upscale condos shine in DorchesterA new condo project in Dorchester’s Clam Point neighborhood is offering luxury
Upscale condos shine in Dorchester
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
A new condo project in Dorchester’s Clam Point neighborhood is offering luxury finishes for two-bedroom units starting at $599,000 that include private balconies and garage parking. The six units at 6 Ashland St. are in the village-style... Read more
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Boston Herald
History shows Marty Walsh tempts fate with denialit’s to tell everybody that the feds are not going to indict you. So what the
History shows Marty Walsh tempts fate with denial
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
it’s to tell everybody that the feds are not going to indict you. So what the hell was Mayor Mahhty Walsh doing in South Boston the other day, issuing this flat-out declarative statement to the reporters who’ve been following him around the... Read more
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Boston Herald
History shows Marty tempts fate with denialit’s to tell everybody that the feds are not going to indict you. So what the
History shows Marty tempts fate with denial
Boston Herald / Posted 4 days ago
it’s to tell everybody that the feds are not going to indict you. So what the hell was Mayor Mahhty Walsh doing in South Boston the other day, issuing this flat-out declarative statement to the reporters who’ve been following him around the... Read more
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Boston Globe
A Dorchester’s heath center’s expansion dreams collided head-on with union demandsJoel Abrams, the longtime head of the Dorchester House Multi-Service Center nea
A Dorchester’s heath center’s expansion dreams collided head-on with union demands
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
Joel Abrams, the longtime head of the Dorchester House Multi-Service Center near Savin Hill, thought he had struck gold when his agency received a $7 million federal grant for an expansion he had dreamed of for years. The money would allow the... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
List: 350+ different road projects in Grand RapidsGRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - A record breaking construction season is underway in Gran
List: 350+ different road projects in Grand Rapids
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 4 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - A record breaking construction season is underway in Grand Rapids with the year of the Vital Streets program. The city is spending $24 million on more than 350 different projects. Some of the larger projects are in the... Read more
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WBUR Boston
Technology Is Changing How We Move — And Traffic TooEarly morning traffic passes through the intersection of Seaport Boulevard at A
Technology Is Changing How We Move — And Traffic Too
WBUR Boston / Posted 5 days ago
Early morning traffic passes through the intersection of Seaport Boulevard at Atlantic Avenue in South Boston. The city used Waze data to re-time traffic signals there. (Jesse Costa/WBUR) SAUGUS, Mass. In Saugus, traffic often backs up on Main... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
'Nurse, Spy, Cook:' How Harriet Tubman Found Freedom Through Foodthe North were generous contributors to the cause, Tubman also self-funded her
'Nurse, Spy, Cook:' How Harriet Tubman Found Freedom Through Food
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
the North were generous contributors to the cause, Tubman also self-funded her heroic raids through an activity she enjoyed and excelled at: cooking. Tubman's role as a professional cook, which provided her with a much-needed source of money in her... Read more
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KERA North Texas
'Nurse, Spy, Cook:' How Harriet Tubman Found Freedom Through Foodthe North were generous contributors to the cause, Tubman also self-funded her
'Nurse, Spy, Cook:' How Harriet Tubman Found Freedom Through Food
KERA North Texas / Posted 5 days ago
the North were generous contributors to the cause, Tubman also self-funded her heroic raids through an activity she enjoyed and excelled at: cooking. Tubman's role as a professional cook, which provided her with a much-needed source of money in her... Read more
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WBUR Boston
WBUR Poll: Boston-Area Residents Say Traffic Is Getting Worse, But MBTA May Be A SolutionTraffic is a big problem in the area, and is getting worse, our poll finds. Her
WBUR Poll: Boston-Area Residents Say Traffic Is Getting Worse, But MBTA May Be A Solution
WBUR Boston / Posted 8 days ago
Traffic is a big problem in the area, and is getting worse, our poll finds. Here is a familiar sight for anyone who drives on the Southeast Expressway. (Jesse Costa/WBUR) Fifty-seven percent say it’s gotten worse in the last five years. You could... Read more
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Boston Globe
From a roofdeck in the sky to shared kitchens, bold (weird?) ideas for Winthrop Square Garage towerThe six proposals that developers filed to build on the site of the Winthrop Sq
From a roofdeck in the sky to shared kitchens, bold (weird?) ideas for Winthrop Square Garage tower
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
The six proposals that developers filed to build on the site of the Winthrop Square Garage in downtown Boston all have a few things in common: They’d all be the tallest in the Financial District, they’re all “green” — most boast LEED certification... Read more
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Boston Herald
Gelzinis: Hack superiors couldn’t handle Stewart’s ‘crazy’ probation brandin the file of one William J. “Billy” Stewart. Simply put, if St. Francis were
Gelzinis: Hack superiors couldn’t handle Stewart’s ‘crazy’ probation brand
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
in the file of one William J. “Billy” Stewart. Simply put, if St. Francis were to come back as a probation officer in Dorchester District Court, he’d be Billy Stewart. He didn’t transform the idea of probation on the mean streets of... Read more
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Boston Herald
Gelzinis: More than just a 9-to-5 jobin the file of one William J. “Billy” Stewart. Simply put, if St. Francis were
Gelzinis: More than just a 9-to-5 job
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
in the file of one William J. “Billy” Stewart. Simply put, if St. Francis were to come back as a probation officer in Dorchester District Court, he’d be Billy Stewart. He didn’t transform the idea of probation on the mean streets of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Could Boston have a Latin Quarter of its own?stores along a lively stretch of Jamaica Plain. It’s where patrons through the
Could Boston have a Latin Quarter of its own?
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
stores along a lively stretch of Jamaica Plain. It’s where patrons through the decades have come to buy sun-ripened avocado and quinceanera dresses. A trim at the barber shop is punctuated by Spanish. “This has always been our Latin community,’’... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mimi Hirsh, who set novels in Afghanistan and New Mexico, dies at 68Like the stories Mimi Hirsh told in her books, her decision to become a novelis
Mimi Hirsh, who set novels in Afghanistan and New Mexico, dies at 68
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
Like the stories Mimi Hirsh told in her books, her decision to become a novelist was layered in nuance and context. Forty years ago, soon after her father died, she left her state government position as a press aide to the welfare commissioner. “I... Read more
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Boston Herald
Heslam: Mobilizing youths of all walks of lifedevastated when her father — stricken with Parkinson’s disease — died two weeks
Heslam: Mobilizing youths of all walks of life
Boston Herald / Posted 13 days ago
devastated when her father — stricken with Parkinson’s disease — died two weeks before she started high school. The father and daughter were best friends. They loved playing tennis together and sorting the stamps he collected from around the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Boston cop runs for bombing victim after tragic meetingLauren Woods isn’t sure what her emotions will be when she crosses the finish l
Boston cop runs for bombing victim after tragic meeting
Boston Herald / Posted 15 days ago
Lauren Woods isn’t sure what her emotions will be when she crosses the finish line tomorrow at the 120th Boston Marathon. She likes to think she’ll be smiling. “But I’ll probably be crying like a bucket,” Woods said the other day while picking over... Read more
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Boston Herald
BPD’s Woods runs for bombing victim after tragic meetingLauren Woods isn’t sure what her emotions will be when she crosses the finish l
BPD’s Woods runs for bombing victim after tragic meeting
Boston Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Lauren Woods isn’t sure what her emotions will be when she crosses the finish line tomorrow at the 120th Boston Marathon. She likes to think she’ll be smiling. “But I’ll probably be crying like a bucket,” Woods said the other day while picking over... Read more
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Boston Herald
BPD’s Woods runsfor bombing victim after tragic meetingLauren Woods isn’t sure what her emotions will be when she crosses the finish l
BPD’s Woods runsfor bombing victim after tragic meeting
Boston Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Lauren Woods isn’t sure what her emotions will be when she crosses the finish line tomorrow at the 120th Boston Marathon. She likes to think she’ll be smiling. “But I’ll probably be crying like a bucket,” Woods said the other day while picking over... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombingsBOSTON (AP) � Boston is marking the third anniversary of the deadly 2013 marath
Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombings
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
BOSTON (AP) � Boston is marking the third anniversary of the deadly 2013 marathon bombings with subdued remembrances. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined victims' families Friday morning for quiet and simple wreath... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombingsBOSTON (AP) � Boston is marking the third anniversary of the deadly 2013 marath
Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombings
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
BOSTON (AP) � Boston is marking the third anniversary of the deadly 2013 marathon bombings with subdued remembrances. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined victims' families Friday morning for quiet and simple wreath... Read more
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Boston Globe
City marks 3rd anniversary of Boston Marathon bombingsChurch bells tolled in the distance as a crowd fell silent on City Hall Plaza i
City marks 3rd anniversary of Boston Marathon bombings
Boston Globe / Posted 17 days ago
Church bells tolled in the distance as a crowd fell silent on City Hall Plaza in the heart of Boston on Friday, at 2:49 p.m., marking the moment that the Boston Marathon bombing began three years ago. “God of all human endeavors,” the Reverend... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombingBOSTON (AP) � Boston is marking the third anniversary of the deadly 2013 marath
Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombing
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
BOSTON (AP) � Boston is marking the third anniversary of the deadly 2013 marathon bombings with subdued remembrances. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined victims' families Friday morning for quiet and simple wreath... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombingBOSTON (AP) — Boston is marking the third anniversary of the deadly 2013 marath
Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombing
Lowell Sun / Posted 17 days ago
BOSTON (AP) — Boston is marking the third anniversary of the deadly 2013 marathon bombings with subdued remembrances. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined victims' families Friday morning for quiet and simple wreath... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombingBy The Associated Press news@abc6.com BOSTON (AP) _ Boston is marking the thi
Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombing
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 17 days ago
By The Associated Press news@abc6.com BOSTON (AP) _ Boston is marking the third anniversary of the deadly 2013 marathon bombings with subdued remembrances. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined victims' families... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombingBOSTON (AP) � Boston is marking the third anniversary of the deadly 2013 marath
Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombing
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
BOSTON (AP) � Boston is marking the third anniversary of the deadly 2013 marathon bombings with subdued remembrances. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined victims' families Friday morning for quiet and simple wreath... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombingBOSTON (AP) � Boston is marking the third anniversary of the deadly 2013 marath
Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombing
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 17 days ago
BOSTON (AP) � Boston is marking the third anniversary of the deadly 2013 marathon bombings with subdued remembrances. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined victims' families Friday morning for quiet and simple wreath... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombingMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined victims' f
Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombing
Northwest Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined victims' families Friday morning for quiet and simple wreath laying ceremony at the marathon finish line on Boylston Street. Baker, joined by the father of 29-year-old victim... Read more
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New York Post
Boston marks third anniversary of marathon bombingBOSTON — Boston is marking the third anniversary of the deadly 2013 marathon bo
Boston marks third anniversary of marathon bombing
New York Post / Posted 17 days ago
BOSTON — Boston is marking the third anniversary of the deadly 2013 marathon bombings with subdued remembrances. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined victims’ families Friday morning for quiet and simple wreath laying... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombingMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined victims' f
Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombing
Daily Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined victims' families Friday morning for quiet and simple wreath laying ceremony at the marathon finish line on Boylston Street. Baker, joined by the father of 29-year-old victim... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombingBOSTON (AP) � Boston is marking the third anniversary of the deadly 2013 marath
Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombing
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 17 days ago
BOSTON (AP) � Boston is marking the third anniversary of the deadly 2013 marathon bombings with subdued remembrances. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joined victims' families Friday morning for quiet and simple wreath... Read more
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Boston Globe
Police chase down man in Dorchester, find gunBoston police say they found a loaded, stolen handgun on a man on a man arreste
Police chase down man in Dorchester, find gun
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
Boston police say they found a loaded, stolen handgun on a man on a man arrested Tuesday evening after a Dorchester footchase. Gino Curry, 28, of Dorchester, was allegedly carrying a Ruger SP101 .38 Special that had been stolen from South Portland,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Study: Living near highways increases heart attack, strokeBoston residents who live near Interstate 93 or the Massachusetts Turnpike face
Study: Living near highways increases heart attack, stroke
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
Boston residents who live near Interstate 93 or the Massachusetts Turnpike face an increased risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke, according to a new study from researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine and Boston University School of... Read more
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Boston Herald
Verizon Fios faces volume of voicesWith Verizon’s high-speed Fios Internet service finally coming to the Hub, the
Verizon Fios faces volume of voices
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
With Verizon’s high-speed Fios Internet service finally coming to the Hub, the telecom giant and City Hall still have to hammer out an agreement on the exact terms for installation and service — with an exhaustive application and hearing process that... Read more
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Boston Globe
New evidence of the dangers of living near highwayswhich is conveniently located near public transportation in Chinatown. It’s al
New evidence of the dangers of living near highways
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
which is conveniently located near public transportation in Chinatown. It’s also near the interchange of two highways and exhaust vents for Big Dig tunnels, making the park one of the most polluted places in Boston. Now, Russell is wondering... Read more
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Boston Globe
Planting a Root at HarvardChris Morris for The BostonGlobe So it was probably only a matter of time befo
Planting a Root at Harvard
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
Chris Morris for The BostonGlobe So it was probably only a matter of time before Beauregard, a two-time startup founder in Boston, crossed paths online with another power tweeter: Black Thought, the Roots’ lead vocalist. About a month ago, the two... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Whitey Bulger Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of longtime fugitive James "Whitey" Bulger,
Whitey Bulger Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 20 days ago
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of longtime fugitive James "Whitey" Bulger, who was found guilty of racketeering and involvement in 11 killings. Personal: Birth date: September 3, 1929 Birth place: Dorchester, Massachusetts Birth name: James... Read more
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Boston Herald
Bruins face tough choicesOn Day One of this bitter hockey offseason in Boston, the Bruins’ brass remaine
Bruins face tough choices
Boston Herald / Posted 21 days ago
On Day One of this bitter hockey offseason in Boston, the Bruins’ brass remained bunkered as it tries to formulate answers for how things went so wrong down the stretch. A day or two for decompression and reflection is not unusual, and probably... Read more
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Boston Globe
What people say when they get arrestedThe reedy 27-year-old sat in his underwear on a bed at the Midtown Hotel. He wa
What people say when they get arrested
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
The reedy 27-year-old sat in his underwear on a bed at the Midtown Hotel. He was off his meds, and in turmoil. He had told his pastor he wanted to die. “There are too many things to mend,” he’d said. “I miss my mama. I want to go to heaven. Death... Read more
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Boston Globe
A generous spirit rises after brush with deathThree years ago, Jack Doherty was playing hockey in a men’s league in Weymouth
A generous spirit rises after brush with death
Boston Globe / Posted 23 days ago
Three years ago, Jack Doherty was playing hockey in a men’s league in Weymouth when his heart stopped beating and he hit the ice. He was dead. For seven minutes. Five different guys did CPR on him for a half-hour, the last one being Ryan Pugsley,... Read more
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Boston Globe
Charlie Baker may not like a bigger convention center, but he is into an expanded South Stationcenter to an Olympic velodrome, but here’s what he might loosen the purse strin
Charlie Baker may not like a bigger convention center, but he is into an expanded South Station
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
center to an Olympic velodrome, but here’s what he might loosen the purse strings for: a $1.6 billion expansion of South Station. The governor flew down to Washington last week to meet with US Representative Stephen Lynch, whose district... Read more
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Boston Globe
The Weekender: Rihanna, ‘The Boss,’ and post-apocalyptic Bart Simpson“Simpsons” re-creations, post-bombing documentary theater, post-prison slapstic
The Weekender: Rihanna, ‘The Boss,’ and post-apocalyptic Bart Simpson
Boston Globe / Posted 25 days ago
“Simpsons” re-creations, post-bombing documentary theater, post-prison slapstick, post-marriage rom-com high jinks, and post-industrial fluorescent art. Everyone doing all right out there? At least you have a lot of options for Boston-area... Read more
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Boston Herald
Boston men nabbed after high-speed highway car chaseTwo Boston men led cops on a 90-mph chase yesterday that forced an elementary s
Boston men nabbed after high-speed highway car chase
Boston Herald / Posted 26 days ago
Two Boston men led cops on a 90-mph chase yesterday that forced an elementary school into lockdown and caused a fright in a racquetball club, police and witnesses said. It started in Lawrence at 10 a.m., when cops pulled over a Jeep Cherokee as part... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston City Council may vote to extend term to four yearsBoston city councilors are considering whether they should double the length of
Boston City Council may vote to extend term to four years
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
Boston city councilors are considering whether they should double the length of their terms to four years, putting them on the same election cycle as the mayor. The proposal, which the council may vote on Wednesday, would eliminate city elections... Read more
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Boston Globe
Will the State House ever look more like Massachusetts?suggested that some of the answer is obvious. “You’ve got to have districts tha
Will the State House ever look more like Massachusetts?
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
suggested that some of the answer is obvious. “You’ve got to have districts that people of color have an opportunity to run and win in,” Fox said. Representative Russell Holmes only wishes it were really that simple. Holmes, a third-term... Read more
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Boston Globe
Suspect in Dorchester robbery hailed a cab to evade captureA Dorchester bank robbery suspect that tried to hail a cab to evade police was
Suspect in Dorchester robbery hailed a cab to evade capture
Boston Globe / Posted 30 days ago
A Dorchester bank robbery suspect that tried to hail a cab to evade police was apprehended on Friday, according to authorities. Officers were responding to a reported robbery at the One United Bank on Warren Street when an onlooker pointed in the... Read more
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