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Gatehouse Media or Other Company to buy Boston Herald in bankruptcy – All Staff must reapply for jobs

Boston, MA: Old Boston Industrial Newspaper "Boston Herald" publisher Pat Purcell agreed to sells newspaper as part of bankruptcy. Gatehouse Media bids for takeover. In 1994, Purcell bought the paper from mentor Rupert Murdoch. via WGBH Boston beat the press share more: 
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“Boston was understandably looking for a hero to heal their heartbreak, and the media needed a headline. I needed to rest and recover, and before I knew it, I was being wheeled into crowds, waving flags and touting Boston Strong. I wasn’t strong then. Not even close”

by Jeff Bauman. TIME - Last night, I walked into my house Boston Bombing Survivor: How Jake Gyllenhaal and Stronger Helped Jeff Bauman Recover Bauman is a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing; his memoir Stronger is now a major motion picture starring Jake Gyllenhaal. Share More: 
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Victim Assistance dilutes as Boston Medical Boston Bombing aftermath Mass Resiliency Center Closes

Boston, MA: The Mass Resiliency Center, located at the  Boston Medical Center, established for the Boston Bombings survivor closed August 31, 2017. Kermit A Crawford,  Executive Director, wrote the following: Today is the last day of the Massachusetts Resiliency Center (RC). We began this journey in July, 2014, with commitment…
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Free speech took a back seat to public safety at Saturday’s demonstrations

Boston, MA: by Dan Kennedy, Media Nation - It's now clear why no one could hear the right-wing speakers on the Boston Common on Saturday. The police kept demonstrators 75 yards away, and the speakers didn't have any amplification. I'm not sure whether that was a police decision or a result of…
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MIT and 16 others file amicus brief concerning executive order restricting travel to US

Universities argue that the ability to welcome students and scholars from all countries is critical to their educational missions. A $32 billion + Industry. Cambridge, MA: - MIT and 16 other institutions filed an amicus brief Monday with the federal court in the Eastern District of New York, in Darweesh,…
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NATION: Homeless Heroes See Something, Do Something, Stop Bomb, Save Lives, and Receive Keys to City

Elizabeth, NJ: Two homeless men who found 5 pipe bombs at the Elizabeth Train Station and reported the occurrence to police, were honored honored by Elizabeth Mayor Mayor Christian Bollwage, and given keys to the city. The men first thought there was something valuable in the backpack until they saw…
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New Jersey Strong Innovation: Call 911 When You Can… Text 911 When You Can’t

New Jersey Strong - See Optics on State House News  September 7, 2016 Piscataway, New Jersey – For the first time, New Jersey residents can text to 9-1-1 whenever and wherever they encounter an emergency in the State – thanks to collaboration among cellular providers, local and county emergency dispatch…
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Off-Duty Cops Want their Guns at Entertainment Sports Stadiums! Do League Rules Supercede State Laws ?

New York, NY: The New York City Police Sergeants Benevolent Association twitter feed states that Public Safety is compromised at entertainment / sports venues that do not allow off duty Police to carry fire arms. The SBA offers the following link petition Police question entertainment sports league’s rules preventing off…
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