Gabrielle Giffords Will Receive the JFK Profile in Courage Award

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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 May 5. She is being honored for the “… political, personal, and physical courage she has demonstrated in her fearless public advocacy for policy reforms aimed at reducing gun violence,” according to a statement from the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation. In 2011, Giffords was shot in the head at a public constituent meeting in Casas Adobes, Ariz., where six people were killed and 13 others were injured.  [AP]

Looks Like We’re Getting More Snow Than Originally Expected. The National Weather Service this morning upped the previous snowfall predictions. Some areas of Boston could now see up to 10, 14, or 18 inches, according to the new predictions.  [Boston.com]

Boston University Student Anthony Barksdale Died from Alcohol Poisoning. “I hope other kids or parents are listening and watching and learning from this,” his father, Tony, Barksdale, said.  [WCVB]

Mitt Romney Will Now Be Working For His Son, Tagg. Solamere Capital named Mitt Romney the chairman of the executive committee, and he’ll also serve on the investment committee, according to a letter to investors obtained by the Globe.  [Globe]

See If You Can Guess How the BBJ Feels About HubSpot Being Called a ‘Silicon Valley Company.’ Shoot … guess the “Hahahahahahahaha” really gives it away.  [Boston Business Journal]