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4 15 Boston is strong.

April 15, 2018 - Family of victims of the Boston Marathon Bombing placed a wreath at the site of the former Forum Resturant on Boylston St. in Boston marking the 5 year anniversary of the attack. (Mayor's Office Photo by Jeremiah Robinson) Boston, MA: 4 15 2018 Wreath laying ceremonies honor Boston Strong. - Maura Healey tweets" Boston is strong. Our city’s resilience inspires people around…
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On the scene: How Boston reporters covered the Boston Marathon bombing

Boston, MA: - The Suffolks Journal by Kaitlin Hahn and Nick Viveiros In the next week, the city of Boston will be covered with blue and gold “Boston Strong” signs, flowers scattered on sidewalks and sneakers hung on street corners to mark five years since the Boston Marathon bombing. In reverence to the anniversary, Suffolk University’s Department of Communication and Journalism held a panel of journalists to…
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Reporters Reflect on 4 15

Reporters Reflect on the Marathon Bombings by Society of Professional Journalists New England Pro Chapter Boston, MA: Five years ago two bombs went off on the finish line of the Boston Marathon. A manhunt ensued and the city was on lockdown until one of the bombers was dead and the other was placed into custody. Four lives were lost and the city was changed forever.…
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WAYS TO GET INVOLVED FOR THE FOURTH ANNUAL ONE BOSTON DAY

Encourages the public, organizations to get involved with acts of goodwill and kindness. Boston, MA: Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced ways to get involved on April 15, to honor Boston's resilience, generosity, and strength, for the fourth annual "One Boston Day." The day serves as an opportunity to recognize the good in our community, celebrate one another, and reflect on the spirit and resilience of…
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Trump Administration Proposes Sale for Strong Wind Energy Off Massachusetts Lower Atlantic

ATLANTIC STRONG - WASHINGTON, DC:  – In support of the President's “America-First Offshore Energy Strategy,” Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced the proposed lease sale for two additional areas offshore Massachusetts for commercial wind energy leasing, totaling nearly 390,000 acres. “The Trump Administration supports an all-of-the-above energy policy and using every tool available to achieve American energy dominance. The proposed sale area has…
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Remarks by President Trump on Combating the Opioid Crisis

Manchester Community College - Manchester, New Hampshire - 2:35 EDT. - NHSTRONG .com News - THE PRESIDENT: Thank you to our First Lady, Melania, who has been so incredible. (Applause.) Thank you. And we are blessed to have you as our First Lady. Really are. It’s great to be back in the beautiful state of New Hampshire. (Applause.) I don’t know if you remember, but this is…
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CITY COUNCIL STANDS BY STUDENTS TO END GUN VIOLENCE

Boston, MA: City Hall announces - The Council adopted a Resolution to Support the March for Our Lives and Comprehensive Action to Halt the Epidemic of Gun Violence. According to the New York Times and the Gun Violence archive, at least 239 school shootings have taken place since the 2012 shooting at the Sandy Hook school in Newtown, CT, claiming the lives of at least…
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Strong Cyclone leaves 400,000 without Power – Gas Generator Fumes will Kill You

Tips on gas generator use: The primary hazards to avoid when using a generator are carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning from the toxic engine exhaust, electric shock or electrocution, and fire. Follow the directions supplied with the generator. (Learn more about carbon monoxide poisoning.) To avoid electrocution, keep the generator dry and do not use in rain or wet conditions. Operate it on a dry surface…
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Governor Baker Declares State of Emergency for Winter Storm Riley

BOSTON, MA:  Governor Charlie Baker declared a state of emergency effective immediately to help protect the Commonwealth’s citizens and property from the impacts of the storm and expedite the use of Commonwealth resources throughout the recovery process. Declaring a state of emergency will allow the deployment of federal and interstate resources, if required, to provide necessary assistance in the Commonwealth’s emergency response and what is…
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WATER DISASTERS – Lead Poisonings – Baker-Polito Administration Awards $610 Million in Loans to Fund Wastewater and Drinking Water Infrastructure Projects

BILLERICA — The Baker-Polito Administration today announced that 86 projects, impacting communities across the Commonwealth, are eligible to receive $ million in 2% interest-rate loans to fund construction and planning projects designed to improve water quality, upgrade or replace aging drinking water and wastewater infrastructure and cut treatment plant energy use and costs. The State Revolving Fund (SRF) awards were announced today by Lieutenant Governor Karyn…
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NORTH EAST – PATRIOTS STRONG – Woody’s National Football League (NFL) Sunday TV BAN for Veterans Special Forces Fundraiser

Patriots Strong - Woody's Roadside Tavern hosts a anti NFL ( #NFLboycott #NFLboycott2017 ) Sunday Special Forces Veteran Fundraiser, Watch News Video  
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Jamaica Way Bridge renamed Lance Corporal Alexander Arredondo and Brian Arredondo Memorial Bridge

Jamaica Plain, MA: The Jamaica Plane Bridge has been renamed the Lance Corporal Alexander Arredondo and Brian Arredondo Memorial Bridge.  Their father, Carlos Arredondo, lost Alexander in Iraq in 2004, and Brian to suicide in 2011. Carlos is an advocate for suicide prevention. The Arredondo Family Foundation -   Governor Charlie Baker today joined parents Carlos Arredondo and Victoria Foley, MassDOT Acting Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver,…
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Relief And Recovery Resources For The Citizens Of Puerto Rico

BOSTON — In the wake of the devastating impacts of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Baker-Polito Administration today outlined the efforts Massachusetts is undertaking to provide assistance to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, including the formation of a task force that will ensure that the state is prepared to support residents of Puerto Rico who chose to self-evacuate the island and seek temporary or permanent residence in Massachusetts. State officials remain…
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