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Finish Line Untold Stories of 2013 Marathon at Boston Theatre Company

Finish Line will represent the voices of those who were impacted and the community that arose on April 15, 2013. ​ It will focus on powerful, profound, and  inspiring stories, captured in the words of over 85 interviews, conducted by a team of journalists, graduate students and theater professionals. Boston,…
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Thousands of Ebola survivors face severe pain, possible blindness

LONDON (Reuters) - Thousands of West Africans who were infected with the Ebola virus but survived it are suffering chronic conditions such as serious joint pain and eye inflammation that can lead to blindness, global health experts said on Friday. Ebola survivors who fought off the most Read more: #ixzz3innUWxpO…
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Abolishing 2nd Amendment Wouldn’t Stop Murders and Terrorists

Boston Herald July 26, 2015: Adriana Cohen: We need more measures than just gun control. It seems like every week we hear of another mass shooter taking innocent lives. If this is the new normal, how can anyone feel safe? Is more gun control the answer? Think again. Chicago has the strictest gun…
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Groups Guard Recruiting Centers Following Chattanooga Shooting

US Strong: Jeff Roy of Ashburnham, Mass., is heavily armed as he stands guard outside the Armed Forces Career Center on West Street in Keene this morning. Roy is a member of the Patriot Mutual Assistance Group taking part in an operation run by the Oath Keepers of New Hampshire.…
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Rocky Mountain Strong – Toilet Room Living for Tsarnaev on Death Row

CO: The Alcatraz of the Rockies, a prison for mass murders on death row, will now house convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The Florence, Colorado, facility, ADX, houses Unabomber Ted Kaczynski, shoe bomber Richard Reid, and 9/11 co-conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui. The cells are about 87 square feet with a shower, toilet, desk,…
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Springfield Mass Marine Killed in Tennessee Attacks / 5 Dead

Thomas Sullivan US 7/16/2015: One of the four Marines killed in Thursday's attacks on two military centers in Chattanooga, Tennessee, has been identified as a decorated Iraq War veteran from Massachusetts. Forty-year-old Sgt. Thomas Sullivan grew up in the East Forest Park section of Springfield. His brother and grandmother confirmed Sullivan's death…
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District Attorney Wants Tsarnaev Back in Massachusetts for State Trial

A Massachusetts prosecutor wants to bring convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev back to Massachusetts to face state charges in the death of MIT police officer Sean Collier. According to the Boston Globe, Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan is beginning the process of asking the federal government to return Tsarnaev.…
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Should Faneuil Hall Marketplace Become a Draw for Locals?

Faneuil Hall Marketplace is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world, drawing in close to 20 million individuals each year. That fact is hardly lost on Bostonians who consider the marketplace as the ultimate tourist trap, a place where one goes to see a concentration of fanny packs,…
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