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MAYOR WALSH AND 100 RESILIENT CITIES LAUNCH NETWORK EXCHANGE ON EQUITABLE AND RESILIENT CITIES

Exchange will galvanize leading organizations, cities, and experts to innovate ideas and solutions on equity issues, building on "Resilient Boston" strategy. Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Mayor's Office of Resilience & Racial Equity, and 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) announced a three-day Network Exchange on Equitable and Resilient Cities will take place in…
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NATION – Mismanaged Power Lines Cause Fire Disaster. 71+ Dead, 1000+ Missing as California Inferno Wildfires Burn Homes, Late Evacuee’s in Autos. 8,000 Structures Gone

Col. Vic Teel, director of operations for the California Military Department Joint Staff, reports on the devastation in Paradise, California. The Camp Fire burned through most of the town, destroying 7,600 structures since it began Novermber 8. It has scorched 125,000 acres and is currently 30% contained. CA Governor Brown…
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The Coast Guard’s latest 418-foot National Security Cutter, James (WSML 754), pulls into Boston Harbor Aug. 3, 2015. The James is the fifth of eight planned National Security Cutters – the largest and most technologically advanced class of cutters in the Coast Guard’s fleet. The cutters’ design provides better sea-keeping,…
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NATION – Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy at Thousand Oaks, California Bar Shootings

Washington, DC: – As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated in Thousand Oaks, California, on November 7, 2018, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby…
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VOTE TUESDAY – NATION Joint Statement on Election Day Preparations

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of Justice (DOJ), the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)—in coordination with federal, state, local, and private sector partners nationwide—are continuing efforts to protect our elections. Today, DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, Attorney…
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Entertainment

October 31, 2018 - Fans gathered on the corner of Boylston and Tremont St. for the 2018 Boston Red Sox Championship Parade. (Mayor's Office Photo by Jeremiah Robinson)
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Vigil for Tree of Life Synagogue Victims Held on Boston Common. NATION – Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Boston, MA: Hundreds attended the  10/28/18  vigil for Tree of Life Synagogue shooting victims at the Parkman Bandstand in Boston Common. (Mayor's Office Photo by John Wilcox) As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated at The Tree of Life Synagogue in…
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