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Boston, MA: The Boston Globe no longer considered a newspaper of record.  
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An Open Letter to the New England Community by the Yawkey Foundations

Recently, as part of an important series examining whether Boston deserves its reputation as a racist city, the Globe's Spotlight Team looked at the role of sports in contributing to this perception, including the history of the Red Sox under former owner Tom Yawkey. The story described calls by team (and Globe) owner John Henry to change the name of Yawkey Way outside of Fenway Park as a sign of "hope" for improving the city's image, since "no other professional sports franchise plays…
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The Sandy Ground Where Children Play Celebrates the Life of Krystle Campbell

Where Angels Play has built 26 playgrounds in memory of the Sandy Hook Shooting Victims. Woodbridge, NJ: - The Where Angels Play Foundation of Woodbridge, NJ will Celebrate the Life of Krystle Campbell at the Summer Shack in Cambridge, MA on May 3, 2018. The fundraiser will benefit the construction of a playground in memory of Krystle Campbell planned in Logan Park in Medford, MA. Share More:   
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TSA marks milestone with stronger carry-on screening at all U.S. federal airports

In addition to removing electronics larger than a cellphone, TSA recommends separating foods, powders and items that can clutter bags to ease screening process. WASHINGTON, DC: – With the summer travel season on the horizon, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that it has completed rollout of enhanced screening procedures for carry-on baggage as part of a greater effort to raise the baseline for aviation security. The stronger security measures, which began last summer, require travelers to place all personal…
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MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES 4TH ANNUAL “ONE BOSTON DAY” ON APRIL 15

ENCOURAGES CIVIC PARTICIPATION IN ACTS OF GOODWILL. Boston, MA: - Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the City of Boston will once again honor Boston's resilience, generosity and strength on April 15, now known as "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 April 15, 2013.…
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Remarks by the First Lady at an Event on Combating the Opioid Crisis

Manchester Community College - Manchester, New Hampshire: - 2:31 EDT MRS. TRUMP:  Hello.  Good afternoon.  It is great to be with you today as we address an issue posing a major threat to our society. Before I begin, I want to thank members of law enforcement for all they do to protect us each day.  (Applause.)  You are each heroes, and this administration will always honor your lifesaving work. In my role as First Lady, much of my focus has been…
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Baker-Polito Administration Files Legislation Committing Over $1.4 Billion to Climate Change, Environmental Protection, and Community Investments

Projects Will Continue the Baker-Polito Administration’s Strong Leadership on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation, and Environmental Stewardship SCITUATE, MA:  — Governor Baker today filed legislation to authorize over $ billion in capital allocations for investments in safeguarding residents, municipalities and businesses from the impacts of climate change, protecting environmental resources, and investing in communities. Announced by Governor Baker today from Scituate, An Act Promoting Climate Change Adaptation, Environmental and Natural Resource Protection and Investment in Recreational Assets and Opportunity will enable critical…
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Baker-Polito Administration to Open Resource Recovery Centers for Coastal Storm Survivors

  BOSTON, MA:  — The Baker-Polito Administration today announced Resource Recovery Centers will open later this week in Quincy and Marshfield and will provide enhanced services and programs to meet the needs of homeowners, tenants and others who were impacted by last week’s coastal storm. Disaster survivors who are not able to go to one of the Resource Recovery Centers will be able to call Massachusetts 2-1-1 for access to the same disaster recovery programs that will be available through…
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Boston Public Schools Reach Graduation Rate Historic High

BOSTON, MA: —  The Boston Public Schools’ high school graduation rate reached a historic high in 2017, continuing its decade-long rise that has produced a nearly 15 percentage-point increase in the number of students earning a diploma in four years, according to data released today by the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The district’s 4-year graduation rate for the 2016-17 school year climbed to percent, which represents a .3 percentage-point increase over the previous year and a point increase…
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