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AG Healey Prioritizes Opioid Epidemic, Climate Change, Gun Violence Prevention and Education Funding in Inaugural Address

BOSTON, MA:  — Attorney General Maura Healey was sworn in for her second term today and administered the oath of office to hundreds of Assistant Attorneys General. In her inaugural address, AG Healey focused on a few specific priorities for the years ahead, including a continued focus on the opioid epidemic, leadership on clean energy and addressing climate change, gun violence prevention efforts, and support for new funding for…
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Boston Mayor Martin Walsh STATE OF THE CITY 2019

January 15th, 2019 - Mayor Martin Walsh delivers the 2019 State of the City address at Symphony Hall in Boston. (Mayor's Office Photo by Jeremiah Robinson) Mayor Martin J. Walsh delivered his State of the City address. Thank you everyone. To my mother Mary , my brother John , and to Lorrie : Thank you for never letting me forget where I come from. Thank you…
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Historic Occurrences – The Great Molasses Flood Boston Disaster of 1919

Boston, MA: - Cylinder Stress Failure - The Great Molasses Flood, also known as the Boston Molasses Disaster or the Great Boston Molasses Flood, occurred on January 15, 1919 in the North End neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. A large molasses storage tank burst and a wave of molasses rushed through the streets at an estimated 35 mph (56 km/h), killing 21 and injuring 150. The event entered local folklore and for decades afterwards residents claimed that on…
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WORLD – Robert Kraft, New England (football) Patriots Owner, Announced as the 2019 Genesis Prize Laureate

New York, USA and Tel Aviv, Israel – Today, , The Genesis Prize Foundation announced prominent American philanthropist and owner of the New England Patriots football team, Robert Kraft, as the 2019 Genesis Prize Laureate. Awarded “Jewish Nobel” for his commitment to Israel, social justice and equality. Will use $1 million award to combat anti-Semitism, efforts at de-legitimization of Israel. The annual $1 million Genesis Prize, dubbed the…
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Marathon Bombing Survivor Adrianne Haslet Struck by Car in Back Bay, Hospitalized

“Struck by a car on Commonwealth Avenue, while on a crosswalk,” she wrote in the post. “Thrown into the air and landed, crushing the left side of my body. Yesterday. I’m completely broken. More surgery to come.” Heartbreakers heart for Boston bombings survivor Adrianne Haslet who has been hospitalized following a Back Bay pedestrian motor vehicle accident. Haslet lost her leg as a result of…
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Mogul Law Boston – DAs will appeal court order to turn over files to Boston Globe

Boston Red Sox baseball enterprise and Boston Globe owner John Henry. Boston, MA: Boston Globe reports – Three district attorneys, who have already spent more than $80,000 in public funds fighting a public records suit for data on the cases they prosecute, vowed this month to appeal an order to turn over the records to the Globe, which is likely to further boost their legal…
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Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returns to homeport following counter narcotics patrol

BOSTON, MA: The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returned to Kittery, Maine on Tuesday following a three-month counter narcotics patrol in the eastern Pacific Ocean.  Crew from Coast Guard Cutter Campbell stop a suspected drug smuggling boat in the eastern Pacific Ocean during a patrol in October, 2018. During the 90-day patrol, Campbell seized approximately 5,300 kilograms of cocaine, with an estimated value of…
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Mogul Law Boston – Red Sox owned Globe Newspaper Union Called Out

FRONT PAGE   Mogul Law Boston - Red Sox owned Boston Globe billionaire John Henry has hired a prominent attorney from ;known for union-busting in the media industry. The Boston Globe Newspaper Union alerts workers. Share More: News Strong (tm).com       Boston Globe Office Flier
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Justin McCarty, DO, Is Named 2018–19 Stepping Strong Trauma Fellow

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Stepping Strong Plastic Surgery Trauma Fellow Justin McCarty, DO, and Innovator Award recipient Eric Goralnick, MD. Boston, MA: Brigham and Women’s Hospital reports - The Stepping Strong Plastic Surgery Trauma Fellowship, now in its fourth year, enables promising young surgeons and researchers to train with experts to learn the most innovative and advanced techniques to transform trauma care. Justin McCarty, DO, follows in…
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Dr. Giorgio Giatsidis Wins Stepping Strong Innovator Award for Mitigating Damage to Injured Limbs After Tourniquet Application

Boston, MA: Brigham and Women’s Hospital reports - Giorgio Giatsidis, MD, PhD, Plastic Surgeon, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Instructor, Harvard Medical School, has won the 2017 Stepping Strong Innovator Award and received an additional $150,000 from the Department of Defense. Here is the Project: Mitigating Damage to Injured Limbs After Tourniquet Application When faced with a traumatic injury, tourniquets can control bleeding and save lives. But because they restrict blood flow…
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ENERGY – BIDDING BONANZA! Trump Administration Smashes Record for Offshore Wind Auction with $405 Million in Winning Bids

Three companies claim winning bids for Massachusetts offshore wind. Areas could support approximately gigawatts of commercial wind generation, enough to power nearly million homes.​ WASHINGTON – Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank today announced the completion of the nation’s eighth and highest grossing competitive lease sale for renewable energy in federal waters. Today’s lease sale…
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ICE removes Taiwanese exchange student who threatened to shoot up school

PHILADELPHIA, PA: USICE reports — Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers removed a citizen of Taiwan who was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of being an alien in possession of ammunition, following a Homeland Security Investigations Philadelphia, investigation with the assistance of the Upper Darby Police Department and the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office. “Returning individuals like Mr.…
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NATION – President Trump Waves to Army Navy Fans at Philadelphia

President Donald J. Trump waves to the crowd after participating in pre-game ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018, at the Army-Navy NCAA College football game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian) Washington, DC: Statement from the Press Secretary - - Since President Donald J. Trump’s first day in office, he has remained resolute in his commitment to defend…
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NATION – Army Breaks 14 Year Navy Win Streak at Philadelphia Field

Military Academy football players react after a big Army play during the 2018 Army Navy Game in Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 8, 2018. The Military Academy cadets from West Point broke a 14-year Navy win streak after defeating the Naval Academy Midshipmen 21-17. (DoD Photo by Army Sgt. James K. McCann)
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ICE arrests 58 in New England enforcement action

BOSTON, MA: ICE reports -  Officers from Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Boston arrested 58 people in enforcement activities during a 5-day period, ending Dec. 4, in the New England region. During the enforcement action, of the 58 individuals arrested by ICE’s ERO for violating immigration laws: 30 had prior felony convictions for serious or violent offenses; 33 have criminal…
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President George H. W. Bush 41 arrives to the funeral service at the Washington National Cathedral

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, joined by former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, former President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Clinton and former President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter, watch as the casket of former President George H. W. Bush arrives to the funeral service Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at the Washington National Cathedral in…
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