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The Peoples’ Revolt: Many Aren’t Pleased With Recent Laws That Were Passed

Not long after several new pieces of legislation went into effect at the end of July, constituents around Massachusetts expressed their discontent and disagreement, and […]

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The Bulger Jury Implies Disagreement on at Least One of His Alleged Crimes

Update: Since the early afternoon mystery drama, the jury has submitted another question to the judge. The deal is that Count 2 in Bulger’s indictment, the […]

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Bulger Day 36: It’s in the Jury’s Hands

The 12 women and men who will decide Whitey Bulger’s fate got a lesson in criminal law from Judge Denise J. Casper this morning before beginning […]

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Bulger Day 35: The Closing Arguments

So Whitey Bulger’s on trial and you’re interested in hearing about it, but you’ve got this darn day job and you can’t manage to keep […]

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Bulger Day 34: Whitey Bulger Says He Won’t Testify in His ‘Sham’ Trial

Even though Whitey Bulger decided not to testify in his own defense after all, he offered the court a semi-dramatic closing day, speaking aloud to […]

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Group Goes Fist-to-Fist With Ultimate Fighting, Seeks Ban On Minors Attending Matches

On August 14, Boston will have an “Ultimate Fighting Champion Homecoming,” and celebrate the return of the sport to the city. But a team of […]

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Report: Aaron Hernandez Says He’s ‘Not Guilty’ in Jailhouse Letter

Celebrity gossip site TMZ is claiming they’ve obtained a letter written by Aaron Hernandez in which the imprisoned former Patriot, now charged with murder, claims […]

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Pot Proponents Protest Department’s Oversight of Medical Marijuana Industry

Marijuana advocates are outraged with the state’s decision to cap the number of people a distributor can sell the plant to when acting as a […]

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Bulger Day 33: Whitey Love Animals

So Whitey Bulger’s on trial and you’re interested in hearing about it, but you’ve got this darn day job and you can’t manage to keep […]

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Bulger Day 32: Defense Still Won’t Say Whether Whitey Will Testify

So Whitey Bulger’s on trial and you’re interested in hearing about it, but you’ve got this darn day job and you can’t manage to keep […]

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Bulger Day 31: A Witness with Memory Problems

So Whitey Bulger’s on trial and you’re interested in hearing about it, but you’ve got this darn day job and you can’t manage to keep […]

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MIT Clears Itself of Wrongdoing in Report on the Aaron Swartz Case

MIT released its much anticipated internal review of the university’s actions in the prosecution of internet activist Aaron Swartz, who faced federal charges for downloading […]

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Everyone’s Still Wondering Whether Whitey Will Testify

One day into Whitey Bulger’s defense and we still have no answer to the most pressing question on reporters’ minds: Will Bulger testify? The origins […]

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Bulger Day 30: The Defense Makes Its Case

So Whitey Bulger’s on trial and you’re interested in hearing about it, but you’ve got this darn day job and you can’t manage to keep […]

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Bulger Day 29: The Prosecution Rests, Your Honor

So Whitey Bulger’s on trial and you’re interested in hearing about it, but you’ve got this darn day job and you can’t manage to keep […]