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Innovation – Giving everyone a window into the human body

Startup’s low-cost, portable scanner generates clinical-quality ultrasounds on a smartphone. by Rob Matheson | MIT News Office February 6, 2018. Cambridge, MA: Butterfly Network, a startup co-founded by an MIT alumnus, aims to make ultrasound imaging as simple and ubiquitous as blood-pressure or temperature checks — in hospitals and, eventually, in…
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Baker-Polito Administration Awards $5.65 Million to Combat Gang Violence in Cities

BOSTON, MA: - Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and Secretary of Public Safety and Security Dan Bennett announced the release of $ million in competitive grant funds to communities and local partners to bolster their efforts to combat gang violence. The awards were made to 15 sites across…
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Sports News – Game Day Revisited: Puppy Bowl XIV with 1/2 Time Recap

Animal Planet - - This year, Team Ruff was out for payback against Team Fluff as both teams competed for the prestigious Lombarky trophy at Puppy Bowl XIV. But between amazing plays, rule-breaking renegades and doggone sleepy pups, only one team could come out on top. Full episodes streaming FREE:
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City Model Room Open for Group Tours

Boston, MA: - Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) today announced the relaunch of the agency’s popular Model Room tours. The relaunch includes new tour dates, an updated public interface, a revised and simplified registration process, and a dedicated webpage on the BPDA’s website. Visitors to the BPDA Model Room…
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Dig Into Climate Ready Boston

Boston, MA: Climate change gets up close and personal with the City of Boston's educational map explorer tool -- you can now explore what the impacts of our changing climate will look in your neighborhood. This tool allows you to learn more about the data layers used in the Climate Ready Boston recommendations…
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Strong Preparedness for a Hurricane – 4 Hour Near Miss of Boston, Super Storm Sandy 2012 Claimed 286 Lives.

ATLANTIC STRONG - Hurricanes have the power to cause widespread devastation, and can affect both coastal and inland areas. How to Prepare for a Hurricane explains how to protect yourself and your property, and details the steps to take now so that you can act quickly at a time when…
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New Hotline to Report Incidents of Bias-Motivated Threats, Harassment, and Violence

General’s Hotline at 1-800-994-3228 BOSTON – Following reports of harassment and intimidation of racial, ethnic and religious minorities, women, LGBTQ individuals and immigrants since Election Day, Attorney General Maura Healey today announced that her office has launched a new hotline for Massachusetts residents to report such incidents. “In Massachusetts, we…
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Northeastern U Innovating Airport Security

Boston, MA: According to the International Air Transport Association, about 8 million travelers make their way through airports around the world each day. Traditional security requires passengers to stand still while being screened, but Northeastern University researchers are developing cutting-edge technology that can detect suspicious behavior—even when passengers are on…
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Boston Strong Disaster Relief Public Charity bostonSTRONG .org Accepting Donations

  Boston, MA: Boston Strong Disaster Relief, inc. announces 501(c)3 Public Charity Status. Donations are tax deductible as permitted by the IRS. Donations will be accepted online through and paypal. The donations will support Boston bombing disaster survivors long term needs, State and Federal filings and fees, charities around them, and…
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