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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 partnership with 100 Resilient Cities - Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation (100RC) in 2015 to lead city-wide resilience building efforts to help Boston implement long-term strategies for protecting the city from the effects…
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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 the Boston Globe. His stuff was never anything approaching must-read status. But when I did read him, the stories almost always struck me as too clean. It all tied together…
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Awareness

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 a wound,” said Elizabeth Maddock Dillon, one of the archive’s primary investigators. “It’s painful. While there are a lot of wonderful stories that came out of that event—stories of people…
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MIT Sean Collier Memorial

Cambridge, MA: Sean Collier Memorial is situated on MIT’s campus in honor of Officer Sean Collier who was shot and killed on April 18th 2013, the Collier Memorial marks the site of tragedy with a timeless structure—translating the phrase "Collier Strong" into a space of remembrance through a form that embodies the concept of strength through unity.  The memorial is composed of thirty-two solid blocks of granite that form a five-way stone vault. Each block supports the other to create…
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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 the world. Today, we honor those we lost and the heroes who rushed toward danger…
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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 discuss how they reported the tragedy that continues to leave Boston heartbroken. For each of…
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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. Please join us as veteran journalists share their experiences with the marathon and/or related items…
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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 the people of Boston that was exemplified in response to the loss and tragedies 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 tremendous offshore wind energy potential and the responsible development of it continues to play a…
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