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U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration will conduct low-altitude helicopter flights over the route of the Boston Marathon

Boston, MA: The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) will conduct low-altitude helicopter flights over the route of the Boston Marathon, from Hopkinton to Boston, between April 12th and April 15th to measure naturally occurring background radiation. The public may see a twin-engine Bell 412 helicopter, which is…
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Therapy Dogs Stop by BPD’s 911 Call Center

Boston, MA: Therapy Dogs Stop by BPD’s 911 Call Center to Celebrate National Public Safety Telecommunications Week: Whenever a person finds themselves in a dangerous situation necessitating immediate emergency help, the 9-1-1 Telecommunications Operators of the BPD are always there to answer the call and to stay on the line until help…
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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…
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2018 Educator of the Year Award Winners Announced Boston Public Schools Teachers Recognized for Their Exceptional Contributions to Students

BOSTON, MA:   — Boston Public Schools (BPS), the City of Boston, and the Boston Teachers Union (BTU), are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Boston Educator of the Year Award. Recipients were honored last night at a Boston sports game. The educators recognized consistently go the extra mile…
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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…
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