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Martha Coakley Is ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ About DOMA Arguments

Martha Coakley Is ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ About DOMA Arguments. Before the Supreme Court started hearing oral arguments today about DOMA, Coakley shared some thoughts with the […]

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Babson Selects First-Ever Female President

Babson Selects First-Ever Female President. Former Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey starts July 1.  [AP] The Ugly Reality of Finding a Job When You’re Older Than […]

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Plymouth County Sheriff Gets Death Threats for Lead Balloon About Obama

Plymouth County Sheriff Gets Death Threats for Telling Terrible Obama Joke. Today in news about Joe McDonald’s recycled lead balloon at Sunday’s Republican St. Paddy’s […]

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Gardner Heist Tips Roll In To FBI, Museum

Tips Roll In About Gardner Museum Heist. But the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the FBI won’t elaborate on the number or nature of the […]

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Ben Affleck May Direct ‘Bunker Hill’

Ben Affleck May Direct Bunker Hill. Warner Bros. purchased the screen rights to Nathaniel Philbrick’s “Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution,” which will […]

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Infographic: A Minute-By-Minute Look At The Gardner Museum Heist

This infographic appeared in the March 2010 issue of Boston magazine, where we looked at the notorious Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist on March 18, […]

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Boston Police Department Tries to Get More Applicants

Boston Police Department Launches Campaign To Combat Applications Lull. The BPD, which has experienced a decline in applications in recent years, has a new campaign […]

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Herald Fans the Flames of the Menino-Consalvo Rumor

Herald Fans the Flames of the Menino-Consalvo Rumor. “I hear the rumors and I hear what people say behind my back about it. But I’m […]

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Judge Removed from Whitey Bulger Case

Judge Removed from Whitey Bulger Case. In a win for Bulger, the 1st US Circuit Court of Appeals ruled this morning that US District Judge Richard […]

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Newton Woman Tells Off Caller After Realizing Hostage Situation a Fake

Fake Hostage Calls Are a Thing. Shobha Menon, of Newton, received a call claiming that her husband was being held hostage—and that she should wire money […]

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Rome Tourism Industry Hoping for a Pope From the Americas

At Least One Group of Non-Americans Wants a Pope from the Americas. Some officials and businesses connected to the tourism industry in Rome have their […]

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Eyes Back on Guard Who Opened Door to Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Heist

Eyes Back on Guard Who Opened Door to Gardner Heist. Richard Abath, who was found hand-cuffed and duct-taped by the two men he let into […]

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Gabrielle Giffords Will Receive the JFK Profile in Courage Award

Gabrielle Giffords To Receive the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award. Caroline Kennedy will present the award to former U.S. Rep. Giffords (D-Ariz.) on […]

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Nathaniel Fujita Guilty in the Murder of Lauren Astley

Nathaniel Fujita Is Guilty in the Murder of Lauren Astley. Earlier this morning, a jury convicted Fujita of first-degree murder and two counts of assault […]

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Forbes Has Eight from Massachusetts on Annual Billionaires List

Eight Billionaires on the Forbes List are from Massachusetts. Fidelity Investments’ Abigail Johnson comes in at the top of billionaires from Massachusetts on the list […]