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IN 1868, AMERICANS COMMEMORATED THE FIRST MEMORIAL DAY

Boston, MA: After the Civil War, local veterans organizations in both the North and South began decorating the graves of fallen soldiers. In 1868, General John Logan, of the Grand Army of the Republic, the veterans organization of the Union Army, called for a national “Decoration Day,” dedicated to honoring and commemorating…
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Sports News – Marathon 2018 Moments – Desiree Linden of the United States celebrates Strong 1st Place Finish

April 16, 2018 - Desiree Linden of the United States celebrates after placing first in the Woman's Elite Division at the 2018 Boston Marathon. (Mayor's Office Photo by Jeremiah Robinson)
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MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES NEW CITY OF BOSTON CHIEF RESILIENCE OFFICER

Lori D. Nelson will lead city-wide resilience building efforts to help Boston implement long-term strategies for protecting the city from the effects of persistent racial and economic inequality. Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced Lori D. Nelson as the City of Boston's newest Chief Resilience Officer (CRO), a position created in…
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Fake News – WEEi Sports News Minihane: A closer look at the B Globe’s storyteller, Kevin Cullen

Boston, MA: WEEi Radio News by KIRK MINIHANE. "He handed us fiction after fiction and we printed them all as fact. Just because ... we found him entertaining." - Shattered Glass I’ve always had my doubts about the work of Kevin Cullen. Not that I read him a lot in…
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The blue and yellow Boston Strong signs, once ubiquitous, are harder to spot throughout the year.

FIVE YEARS AFTER ATTACK, BOSTON MARATHON DIGITAL ARCHIVISTS FIND HEALING IN STORYTELLING Boston, MA: by Molly Callahan Northeastern University - Five years on, revisiting the digital archive created after the Boston Marathon bombing is still part of the healing process for those who curated it. “It feels like you’re touching…
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