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CELEBRATING BLACK HISTORY MONTH: HEALTH, WELLNESS, AND CULTURE

Febuary 1, 2019 - Mayor Martin Walsh offers remarks at the kick off event for Black History Month at Boston City Hall. (Mayor's Office Photo by Jeremiah Robinson) City of Boston reports: February is Black History Month. We at the Employee Assistance Program want to take this opportunity to explore issues and resources that impact the African American community, as well as local City events celebrating Black History.  As always, discussing these topics openly with colleagues, family, and friends helps to build…
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Kraft Secures the 6th NE Patriots Victory Trophy

(Boston, MA 2/5/19) The New England Patriots victory parade. (Mayor's Office Photo by John Wilcox) New England Patriots football principal Robert Kraft carries the 6th17 617 Trophy while riding a Duck through Boston. View additional photos by (Boston, MA 2/5/19) The New England Patriots victory parade. (Mayor's Office Photo by John Wilcox) (Boston, MA 2/5/19) The New England Patriots victory parade. (Mayor's Office Photo by John Wilcox)
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NATION – “The State of Our Union is Strong” President Donald Trump

Washington, DC: President Donald Trump delivers the State of the Union address. Washington, DC: White House reports – Here are the special guests who will join the President and First Lady at the Capitol when President Donald J. Trump delivers the second State of the Union Address of his presidency. This year’s guests come from all different walks of life, and each has an incredible story to tell. No matter their background, each one has something important in common: They represent…
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New England Patriots win Super Bowl – VICTORY PARADE Tuesday

The New England Patriots beat the Los Angeles Rams and win the Super Bowl 13 to 3. Lawyer Milloy and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh for the 6th win of the Patriots. The City of Boston will host a duck boat parade Tuesday to celebrate the Patriots' Super Bowl LIII victory over the Los Angeles Rams. The parade will kick off Tuesday, February 5, at 11 ;from the Hynes Convention Center. Remember to dress warmly for the winter weather expected Tuesday. If…
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Dept of Homeland Security Secures Super Football Bowl 53 Entertainment Event

DHS CBP AMO is providing vital, real-time aerial downlink via cameras mounted on our aircraft to ground-based law enforcement personnel, increasing their situational awareness. Twenty-five DHS Entities Involved in Securing the Event at taxpayer expense. WASHINGTON, DC: US DHS reports – Yesterday, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen met with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) personnel, local law enforcement officials, and the National Football League (NFL) security team in Atlanta to discuss joint efforts to ensure a safe and secure Super Bowl 53.“This…
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AGE STRONG COMMISSION ANNOUNCED BY MAYOR WALSH

Mayor Walsh announced the launch of the Age Strong Commission perviously know as the Commission on Affairs of the Elderly, during his annual State of the City ; (Boston, MA 1/15/19) Mayor Martin Walsh State of the City Address at Symphony Hall. (Mayor's Office Photo by John Wilcox) Boston, MA: - Office of the Mayor reports - Mayor Martin J. Walsh tonight announced the launch of the Age Strong Commission, formerly known as the Commission on Affairs of the Elderly, at his…
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911 Runs in MA – Call if you can, text if you can’t. Boston Strong !

BOSTON, MA — The Massachusetts State 911 Department is pleased to announce that Text to 911 is now available throughout the Commonwealth. All Massachusetts 911 call centers now have ability to receive a text message through their 911 system. The Baker-Polito Administration has supported making these system enhancements since ; Text to 911 allows those in need of emergency services to use their cellular device to contact 911 when they are unable to place a voice ; “This is a significant improvement to our…
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INDUSTRIAL OPIOID DISASTER – A blizzard of prescriptions’: Documents reveal new details about Purdue’s marketing of OxyContin

Stat News by Andrew Joseph reports - When Purdue Pharma started selling its prescription opioid painkiller OxyContin in 1996, Dr. Richard Sackler asked people gathered for the launch party to envision natural disasters like an earthquake, a hurricane, or a blizzard. The debut of OxyContin, said Sackler — a member of the family that started and controls the company and then a company executive — “will be followed by a blizzard of prescriptions that will bury the competition.” Five years later,…
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