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Aaron Hernandez Is the Face of Solitary Confinement

When authorities moved Aaron Hernandez into solitary confinement, they put a very famous face on an issue that’s already a topic of debate in Massachusetts […]

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Bulger Day 15: Kevin Weeks Speaks

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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Authorities Want to Know Aaron Hernandez’s Role in a 2007 Shooting

Another day, another years-old shooting incident in which Aaron Hernandez’s involvement is now being questioned. Sunriiise, sunset. The year: 2007. The setting: Gainesville, Florida. ESPN […]

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Bulger Day 15: Whitey Speaks (on Tape)

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 14: Whitey Cracks Up

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 13: Morris Gets Grilled

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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State Official Wants To Ban Plastic Bag Use in Massachusetts By 2015

A Somerville state representative is trying to put a stop to the use of plastic shopping bags and enact a statewide ban in retail and […]

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Adam Sandler’s Movie Company Sued After Worker Loses Fingers While Building Set

Perhaps not everybody is excited about the prospect of more movies being made in Boston—especially carpenter Richard Houpert. On Tuesday, Houpert filed a complaint in Boston’s U.S. […]

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Aaron Hernandez Is Denied Bail … Again

A Superior Court judge reviewed another court’s decision to keep Aaron Hernandez locked up while he awaits his trial for the murder of Odin Lloyd and […]

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Gay Rights Advocate on DOMA Decision: ‘It Feels Wicked, Wicked Good’

Standing before hundreds of gay rights supporters on the steps of Cambridge City Hall on Wednesday, the same place where the nation’s first legal marriage […]

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Bulger Day 11: The Informant File Fight Goes On

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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Fully Equal Marriage, 10 Years After Lawrence v Texas

Some months ago, I half-seriously opined that the Supreme Court justices might be finagling to issue a major ruling in favor of same-sex marriage on […]

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Without DOMA, Massachusetts Marriages Are Finally on Equal Footing

Perhaps you were under the impression that because Massachusetts recognized same-sex marriage, wedded gay couples enjoyed the same rights as their heterosexual counterparts. Until today, […]

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Bulger Day 10: The Informant File Debate Continues

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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Aaron Hernandez Needn’t Be Charged to Face Consequences

Given all that we don’t know about the murder investigation that has embroiled Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, let’s look at what we do know: […]