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Boston Bombings – City Produces Award Winning Marathon Documentary

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Office of the Mayor reports Our seven-minute documentary about the creation of markers at the Boston Marathon bombing sites has now received award recognition. It’s hard to pin down one favorite video among the many we’ve created. Just in the past few months, our Digital storytelling team has been hard at work highlighting the myriad of efforts happening across Boston as the City…
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Harvard University Strategic Scientist Professor Charged with Tax Offenses related to Wuhan China University of Technology

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: US DOJ Boston reports Dr. Charles Lieber was previously indicted on charges of making false statements to federal authorities regarding his participation in China’s Thousand Talents Program. BOSTON – The former Chair of Harvard University’s Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department was charged today in a superseding indictment with tax offenses for failing to report income he received from Wuhan…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – PFIZER AND BIONTECH ARE MOVING WITH SAFETY AND SPEED TO DEVELOP A POTENTIAL COVID-19 VACCINE

Boston Strong news - Cambridge, MA: Pfizer Inc. reports - Cambridge MA Pfizer site functions: Pharmaceutical and Biotherapeutic/Biologics Research, Drug Metabolism, Biotechnology Units, Development and Medical, Support Functions. PFIZER AND BIONTECH CHOOSE LEAD MRNA VACCINE CANDIDATE AGAINST COVID-19 AND COMMENCE PIVOTAL PHASE 2/3 GLOBAL STUDY. Pfizer Inc. reports Monday, July 27, 2020 - 05:15pm. Companies advance nucleoside-modified messenger RNA (modRNA) candidate BNT162b2, which encodes an…
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Appellate Court Tosses Out Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Death Sentence

US Strong news – Washington, DC: Donald J. Trump, 45th US President, reports Rarely has anybody deserved the death penalty more than the Boston Bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The court agreed that this “was one of the worst domestic terrorist attacks since the 9/11 atrocities”. Yet the appellate court tossed out the death sentence. So many lives lost and ruined. The Federal Government must again seek…
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NATION – NIH Director Dr Fauci First Pitch at Boston Fenway Park Opener. President Trump First Pitch at White House to Little League

President Trump Hosts the Opening Day of the Little League Baseball Season President Donald J. Trump attends the opening day of little league with Mariano Rivera Thursday, July 23, 2020, on the South Lawn of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)
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Coronavirus Pandemic – SARS-CoV-2 COVID-19 Breathalyzer Developed

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Northeastern University News Benjamin Bertsch and Adam Fischer report A breathalyzer created by engineering professor Nian Sun could dramatically reduce the time it takes to test for SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Once approved by the FDA, the device could be a “game-changer” in the fight against the virus, Sun says. Watch News Video -
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Trump Administration Rescinds Rule Threatening to Deport International Students

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Attorney General reports AG Healey Statement on Today’s Win in Student Visa Case. Trump Administration Rescinds Rule Threatening to Deport International Students, One Day After AG Healey Files Lawsuit. Attorney General Maura Healey today issued the following statement in response to today’s announcement that the Department of Homeland Security has withdrawn a federal rule that…
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ICE FIELDS – Massachusetts AG’s Office Leads Multistate Lawsuit Seeking Nationwide Injunction Against New Visa Rule for International Students

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Attorney General reports Today, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey’s Office is leading a coalition of 18 attorneys general in filing a lawsuit to stop a new federal rule that threatens to bar hundreds of thousands of international students from studying in the United States. The lawsuit, filed in the District Court in Massachusetts against the Department…
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Universities and School Systems Conducting Propaganda or Acts Against Public Policy Jeopardize Tax Exempt Status

US Strong news – Washington, DC: President Donald Trump reports via Twitter Too many Universities and School Systems are about Radical Left Indoctrination, not Education. Therefore, I am telling the Treasury Department to re-examine their Tax-Exempt Status… … and/or Funding, which will be taken away if this Propaganda or Act Against Public Policy continues. Our children must be Educated, not Indoctrinated!
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MIT and Harvard file suit against new ICE regulations

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: MIT reports To the MIT community today from MIT President L. Rafael Reif. To the members of the MIT community, On Monday, in a surprising development, a division of Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced that it will not permit international students on F-1 visas to take a full online course load this fall while studying in the United States. As I…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – ICE STUDENT AND EXCHANGE VISITOR PROGRAM modifies temporary exemptions for nonimmigrant students taking online courses during fall 2020 semester

US Strong news – Washington, DC: ICE reports The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) announced modifications Monday to temporary exemptions for nonimmigrant students taking online classes due to the pandemic for the fall 2020 semester. The Department of Homeland Security plans to publish the procedures and responsibilities in the Federal Register as a Temporary Final Rule. Temporary exemptions for the fall 2020 semester include:…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – IVY LEAGUE OUTLINES INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS PLANS; NO COMPETITION IN FALL SEMESTER

Princeton Strong news - Princeton, NJ: The Ivy League reports Amidst continuing health and safety concerns due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Ivy League Council of Presidents has set in place plans for intercollegiate athletics activity in the upcoming fall ; With the safety and well-being of students as their highest priority, Ivy League institutions are implementing campus-wide policies including restrictions on student and staff…
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Salute to America – Great Cities of the American Revolution Boston Flyover

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: US Navy reports A Air Force B-2 Spirit and four F-22 Raptors fly over the USS Constitution in Boston Harbor during a Salute to Great Cities of the American Revolution on July 4, 2020. The Department of Defense conducted the flyover of Boston to recognize the role the city played in the birth of the nation. ( Air Force…
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America’s Ship of State – Wear a Mask to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 Disease

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: US Navy reports BOSTON (July 2, 2020) Seaman Mary Bushatz assigned to USS Constitution, bids farewell to the officers and crew of Constitution after completing her tour aboard. USS Constitution is the oldest commissioned warship afloat and played a crucial role in the Barbary Wars and the War of 1812, actively defending sea lanes from 1797 to 1855. Designated…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Red Sox Outbreak

Non-Essential Disease Stricken Red Sox Baseball Members Return to Boston Contaminated with COVID-19. Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: WCVB reports Members of the Boston Red Sox have tested positive for COVID-19, Manager Ron Roenicke said Friday, but did not name the individuals or say how many people are affected, SportsCenter 5's Duke Castiglione reported. The update ... Share More: # File Photo - President…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – MA Opens Borders Without Quarantine to NY, CT, VT, NH, NJ and ME Travelers

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: Office of the Governor reports Baker-Polito Administration Announces Updated Travel Guidelines to Support COVID-19 Response Baker-Polito Administration announced new COVID-19 public health guidelines on travel and transportation. Effective Wednesday, July 1, all travelers arriving to Massachusetts, including residents returning home, are instructed to self-quarantine for 14-days. This guidance does not apply to travelers from Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine,…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – CDC Advises Lowest Risk Academic Behavior is Virtual-only Learning

US STRONG news – Atlanta, GA: The Center for Disease Control reports The more an individual interacts with others, and the longer that interaction, the higher the risk of COVID-19 spread. The risk of COVID-19 spread increases in IHE non-residential and residential (, on-campus housing) settings as follows: Lowest Risk: Faculty and students engage in virtual-only learning options, activities, and events. Lowest Risk: Residence halls are closed,…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Boston Covid-19 Deaths at 689

BOSTON (AS OF THURSDAY, JUNE 18) 13,261 CASES | 8,952 RECOVERED* 689 DEATHS *Individuals who had a confirmed case of COVID-19 and are no longer in isolation are considered for purposes of this report to be recovered. As part of this definition, we are now counting people as released from isolation after 21 days of illness or 21 days past the date of their test in all…
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Six Former eBay Safety Security Intelligence Special Ops Employees Charged with Aggressive Cyberstalking Campaign Targeting Natick Couple with Disturbing Deliveries including Live Cockroaches, Funeral Wreath, Bloody Pig Mask, and Porn

NASDAQ ebay traders close at $ 47. 89 Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: US DOJ Mass reports Six former employees of eBay, Inc. have been charged with leading a cyberstalking campaign targeting the editor and publisher of a newsletter that eBay executives viewed as critical of the company. The alleged harassment included sending the couple anonymous, threatening messages, disturbing deliveries – including a box…
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Harvard University Biology Professor Indicted on Wuhan University False Statement Charges

Boston Strong news - Boston, MA: US DOJ reports The former Chair of Harvard University’s Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department was indicted today on charges of making false statements to federal authorities regarding his participation in China’s Thousand Talents ; Dr. Charles Lieber, 61, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on two counts of making false statements and will be arraigned in federal…
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