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Massachusetts Man Sentenced to 28 Years in Prison for Supporting ISIS and Conspiring to Murder U.S. Citizens

Defendant and others conspired to behead Americans and kill police An Everett man was sentenced today to 28 years in prison for conspiring with others to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) and kill persons in the United States. David Daoud Wright, a/k/a Dawud…
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AG Healey to Sue FCC Over Illegal Rollback of Net Neutrality Protections

Mayor Marty Walsh tweets - I am deeply disappointed by the @FCC's decision to reverse #NetNeutrality. This will make it more difficult for residents & businesses to have fair and equitable access to the internet. Today's vote is a move against the free and open internet we rely on. BOSTON — Attorney General…
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BOSTON TAKES STAND TO PROTECT NET NEUTRALITY

Boston and 57 other communities across the United States have taken a stand to protect Net Neutrality. Fifty-eight mayors and county elected officials signed a letter addressed to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The letter opposes a recent proposal from FCC Chairman Ajit Pai. The proposal, called "Restoring Internet Freedom Draft Order,” would…
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Relief efforts in the wake of Hurricanes Maria and Irma

Governor Charlie Baker and Mayor Walsh meet with Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló  Today, Governor Charlie Baker joined by Secretary of Public Safety and Security Daniel Bennett and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh for a meeting at the State House with Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló to discuss the ongoing collaboration…
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Gatehouse Media or Other Company to buy Boston Herald in bankruptcy – All Staff must reapply for jobs

Boston, MA: Old Boston Industrial Newspaper "Boston Herald" publisher Pat Purcell agreed to sells newspaper as part of bankruptcy. Gatehouse Media bids for takeover. In 1994, Purcell bought the paper from mentor Rupert Murdoch. via WGBH Boston beat the press share more: 
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Halifax Remembrance – 100th Anniversary Tree Lighting

Mayor Martin Walsh, Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil, Halifax Mayor Mike Savage and other dignitaries unveil a monument on Boston Common commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Halifax explosion which eventually started the tradition of Nova Scotia donating a Christmas tree to the people of Boston for the support they…
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LOVE YOUR BLOCK INITIATIVE

BOSTON - Friday, November 17, 2017 - Celebrating the important contributions that residents and organizations make in their local community, Chief of Civic Engagement Jerome Smith along with Boston's neighborhood liaisons and community members yesterday honored 13 awardees who have demonstrated exceptional dedication to their community. The awardees, who represent a cross-section of…
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Advisory to Colleges and Universities on Rights of Immigrant Students on Campus

BOSTON – Following inquiries about the impact of federal immigration policies and executive orders on immigrant students at institutions of higher education, Attorney General Maura Healey today issued an advisory  to public and private colleges and universities in Massachusetts on issues that may affect immigrant students. The advisory  addresses questions and concerns, including ways…
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