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Hail Hits Boston

Boston, MA: Hail falls during hot summer evening near the Pavement Coffeehouse on Gainsborough Street in Boston near 1:10 pm. Photo by Dan Kennedy / MediaNation. Share more:  Similar weather occurrences of hail were scene in the Vermont Mountains weeks before Hurricane Irene devastated  the State in 2011.
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Suicide Prevention Walk

  Boston, MA: Carlos Arredondo holds Boston Strong banner at the Overnight Out of the Darkness Walk 2015! via facebook / Carlos Arredondo 7/20/2015 The walk had over 2000 participants and raised over $3,000, for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Carlos Arredondo, the Boston Marathon Hero,  who lost his son to…
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How Communities can Prep for ‘The Big One’

Boston, MA. Northeastern: There are elements communities need to consider when preparing for such a catastrophic event, says professor Stephen Flynn, an expert in community and infrastructure resilience. Photo from iStock via Northeastern  The Pacific Northwest reportedly could be devastated by a major earthquake in the coming decades. But according…
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COAST GUARD CREWS SEARCH FOR MISSING DIVER NEAR ANDREA DORIA WRECK

BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a 64-year-old diver Wednesday who went missing while diving near the Andrea Doria wreck, about 60 nautical miles southeast of Nantucket. Crew aboard the commercial diving boat John Jack notified Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England watchstanders Tuesday at about 1 reporting…
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Huskies for Heroes to help heal ‘invisible wounds’ of war

Boston, MA: Members of the Northeastern community will participate in the annual Run to Home Base, which supports post-9/11 veterans who suffer from combat stress and traumatic brain injury. Here, they share why the event and the cause are so important to them. From left, Andy McCarty, director of veteran…
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Two More Friends Sentenced For Impeding Boston Marathon Bombing Investigation

BOSTON – Two more friends of convicted Boston Marathon bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, were sentenced today in District Court in Boston for their role in impeding the Boston Marathon bombing investigation. Robel Phillipos, 21, of Cambridge, was sentenced this afternoon to three years in prison and three years of supervised release,…
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