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Reigning Champions Return to Boston for this Sunday’s B.A.A. Half Marathon DEFENDING CHAMPIONS DANIEL SALEL AND JOAN CHELIMO LEAD STRONG INTERNATIONAL FIELD FOR 18TH ANNUAL B.A.A. HALF MARATHON.

BOSTON, MA: BAA reports – The Boston Athletic Association today announced the elite field for the 18th annual Half Marathon, presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund. Headlining the men’s field is three-time reigning Half Marathon champion Daniel Salel, who will toe the line against 2018 10K winner Gabriel Geay. On the women’s side, defending champion Joan Chelimo looks to make it two…
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WILLIAM GROSS NAMED BOSTON POLICE COMMISSIONER

Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the appointment of William Gross as the City of Boston's first African American Commissioner of the Boston Police Department (BPD), who will assume the duties and responsibilities of Commissioner William B. Evans who is set to retire from the Boston Police Department on Saturday, August 4. Gross currently serves as Superintendent in Chief of the Boston Police Department. "On behalf…
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Sports News – Marathon 2018 Moments – Desiree Linden of the United States celebrates Strong 1st Place Finish

April 16, 2018 - Desiree Linden of the United States celebrates after placing first in the Woman's Elite Division at the 2018 Boston Marathon. (Mayor's Office Photo by Jeremiah Robinson)
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Industrial Mogul Disasters – Boston Globe Self Investigation by Media Insiders over Manufacturing Bombings Fake News Stories in a Consumer Product – Entertainment Prevails in the Birthplace of Journalism – Pulitzer considers revoking Prizes

Boston, MA: The Boston Globe no longer considered a newspaper of record.  
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Governor Baker Declares “No First Time” Day in the Commonwealth

BOSTON, MA:  — Governor Charlie Baker declared today “No First Time” Day in the Commonwealth to raise awareness of teen drug use. “No First Time” is an early education and awareness program started through the Evan G. Foundation to fight substance abuse. The Evan G. Foundation raises awareness of substance abuse disorders and helps prevent youth drug use so that no child has any reason…
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AN ACT RELATIVE TO A CHARITY MASSACHUSETTS BOSTON STRONG LICENSE PLATE

Boston, MA: -  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled - Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to establish forthwith funding and memorial efforts for the victims of the tragic events that occurred at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary…
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“Nonprofits and other service providers see the challenges vulnerable people in Massachusetts face every day. ” General Healey

AG Healey Hosts ‘People’s Law Firm’ Summit in Worcester. More Than 100 Come Together at Clark University for Presentations and Discussions on Community Partnerships to Assist Residents. WORCESTER — Attorney General Maura Healey today hosted an outreach day for more than 100 community leaders, educators, and service providers from across Central Massachusetts focused on expanding partnerships and highlighting the many ways the Attorney General’s Office can assist…
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ICE HSI counterfeit steroid trafficking, money laundering case leads to prison sentence in Massachusetts

BOSTON, MA: - A Gloucester, Massachusetts, woman was sentenced to prison April 26 in federal court in Boston for her role in a conspiracy to traffic counterfeit steroids and launder money following charges brought from a Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE)  Homeland Security Investigations(HSI)-led case. Melissa Sclafani, 30, was sentenced by District Court Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton to one year and one day in prison…
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SEVP report highlights changes in international student population

Slight decrease from May 2017; Stark declines from Saudi Arabia, South Korea. WASHINGTON — Slightly more than million international students with F (academic) or M (vocational) status study in the United States according to the latest "SEVIS by the Numbers," a report on international student trends prepared by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), part of Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations…
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IPR Center celebrates tenth anniversary on World IP Day

WASHINGTON, DC: – Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), FBI and other partner agencies with the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) renewed their fight today against counterfeiting and IP theft that threaten the safety of American consumers, levy negative impacts on the economy and fund transnational criminal organizations, during at an event recognizing the center’s tenth…
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SPORTS NEWS – Entercom / WEEI and the Red Sox renew partnership – Will WEEI go silent on B Globe entertainment news Boston Bombings Fakes News?

Boston, MA: APRIL 28, 2016 - BOSTON - Today, Entercom announced that the long-standing broadcast partnership between WEEI and the Boston Red Sox will continue through the 2023 Major League Baseball season. The announcement extends a play-by-play relationship with one of the most fervently loyal fan bases in pro sports. Red Sox broadcasts have been heard on WEEI since 1995. Entercom CEO David Field praised the…
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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.…
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Fake News – WEEi Sports News Minihane: A closer look at the B Globe’s storyteller, Kevin Cullen

Boston, MA: WEEi Radio News by KIRK MINIHANE. "He handed us fiction after fiction and we printed them all as fact. Just because ... we found him entertaining." - Shattered Glass I’ve always had my doubts about the work of Kevin Cullen. Not that I read him a lot in the Boston Globe. His stuff was never anything approaching must-read status. But when I did…
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The blue and yellow Boston Strong signs, once ubiquitous, are harder to spot throughout the year.

FIVE YEARS AFTER ATTACK, BOSTON MARATHON DIGITAL ARCHIVISTS FIND HEALING IN STORYTELLING Boston, MA: by Molly Callahan Northeastern University - Five years on, revisiting the digital archive created after the Boston Marathon bombing is still part of the healing process for those who curated it. “It feels like you’re touching a wound,” said Elizabeth Maddock Dillon, one of the archive’s primary investigators. “It’s painful. While…
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MIT Sean Collier Memorial

Cambridge, MA: Sean Collier Memorial is situated on MIT’s campus in honor of Officer Sean Collier who was shot and killed on April 18th 2013, the Collier Memorial marks the site of tragedy with a timeless structure—translating the phrase "Collier Strong" into a space of remembrance through a form that embodies the concept of strength through unity.  The memorial is composed of thirty-two solid blocks…
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PATRIOTS STRONG – Patriots Day Parade commemorates the American Revolutionary War

The Patriots Day Parade Boston - Watch Video. Boston, MA: Patriots Day commemorates the anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the first battles of the American Revolutionary War. This annual parade always takes place on Patriots Day, which falls on Monday, April 16, this year. The Patriots Day Parade begins at 9 at City Hall Plaza and ends at about 10 at the Paul Revere Mall (also known as the…
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