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  1. Snow still a boatload of troubleRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Boston crews will keep trying to cut into the daunting snowbanks to make room on the city's choked streets and try to make some headway before more snow threatens to snarl tonight's rush hour and the area braces for yet another weekend wallop. Bonnie McGilpin, spokeswoman for Mayor Martin J. Walsh, said public works crews today "will continue to be focused on snow removal and melting in order to clear Boston's streets and increase capacity at the snow farms."

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  2. Massport: Logan Airport open and - ready for business'Read the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | Boston Herald

    More snow is on the way, but the good news is escape is possible from Logan International Airport, which reports this morning it is "ready for business." Despite 70 percent of flights being cancelled yesterday as the Boston area was being pounded with more snow, the Massachusetts Port Authority said Logan never closed, and snow-removal crews toiled through last night with the goal of resuming normal operations by midday today.

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  3. Patience wears thin as snow piles grow deeperRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Boston Herald

    After three monster snowstorms in two weeks, Bostonians are lashing out at the city for failing to clear their streets of the mountains of snow. "The storm is terrible but ... the snow removal has been abysmal," said Roberta Stone, 65, a Jamaica Plain real estate agent who yesterday filed a complaint on the city's CitizensConnect site but still had not seen a plow pass by her Bardwell Street block by yesterday evening.

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  4. City gets a a blizzard of complaintsRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Snow-blasted Bostonians took to the city's CitizensConnect, an online comment site, to express rage over their impassable streets and blanketed sidewalks: "Snow plow hasn't come today and forgets this area. Covered in snow!! Large bans and one lane driving - if that!!" "There's a snow bank in the middle of Inwood Street! the street has not been plowed since last nights and this just makes it even worse.

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  5. Rep pushes new regulations after Uber driver chargedRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Boston Herald

    A new accusation of an Uber driver groping a passenger has prompted one state legislator to file a bill calling for tighter regulations in the face of what he is calling a "troubling trend." "These incidents have become more of a problem than anybody would like to admit, and they need to be addressed," said state Rep. Nick Collins .

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  6. Just In: Man dies after being hit by snow plowRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan says 60-year-old Cesar Moya of Chelsea had just finished his shift at a Whole Foods Market bakery and was walking in a parking lot when he was struck. He later died at a Boston hospital.

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  7. MBTA shuts down trolleys, trains amid snowRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Boston Herald

    The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority suspended all rail service on Monday amid an unprecedented onslaught of snow that has crippled the nation's oldest public transit system, frustrating commuters and even stranding some on disabled trains. The MBTA said all subway, trolley and commuter rail trains would be shut down at 7 p.m. and that there would be no service all day on Tuesday as crews scrambled to clear snow and ice from tracks and assess the damage the recent spate of storms has done to equipment.

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  8. Boston police: Another Uber driver charged with groping passengerRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Boston Herald

    An Uber driver is charged with indecent assault and battery for allegedly inappropriately touching a passenger early yesterday morning in the North End - the second such charge for a driver for the ride-sharing service this winter, Boston police said. The 30-year-old victim told officers that she was with three friends when she called for an Uber ride.

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  9. Baker: Massachusetts is running out of space for snowRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Winter weary Massachusetts residents lamented another snowstorm that was expected to leave close to two feet of additional snow in some areas of the state, as public officials tried to figure out how they were going to pay for removal, where to put it all, and how to make up lost school days. The sluggish storm made travel slow Monday, both on the treacherous highways, and on public transportation, where nearly 50 people were stuck on a disabled MBTA train in Quincy for more than two hours.

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  10. London Mayor: Boston will dig GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Boston Herald

    "It will be like the Big Dig in this sense, that everybody will moan, everybody will complain, and everybody will be gloomy until just before it takes off, when suddenly everybody will be overcome by euphoria," Johnson told the Herald. "And they won't be able to imagine how they could have even considered not bidding for the Olympics.

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  11. Some wave white flags, others say stop whiningRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2015 | Boston Herald

    When it comes to Bay Staters' capacity to cope with Mother Nature's relentless winter wrath - in the midst of another surging snowstorm - some are waving white flags. But others say: It's New England, deal with it.

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  12. Local aid worker: Increasing peril 'doesn't stop us'Read the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | Boston Herald

    The reported death of American aid worker Kayla Mueller, held hostage by the terrorist group ISIS, is a chilling reminder of the perils faced by volunteers who head to the world's most menacing danger zones to help those in need, according to a local member of the humanitarian community. "It's awful, frankly.

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  13. Sullivan: Make way for...beach volleyball?Read the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Ever since the first words were uttered concerning Boston trying to land the 2024 Olympics, I thought it was a ridiculously laughable concept. It seemed no more a real possibility than a bid by Dilboy Stadium in Somerville to host the next Super Bowl.

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  14. Hasty Pudding winner Chris Pratt visits kids fighting cancerRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Actor Chris Pratt has made good on a Super Bowl bet and visited young cancer patients before heading to Harvard University to accept a Man of the Year Award from America's oldest undergraduate drama troupe. The "Guardians of the Galaxy" star dressed as his character Star-Lord to visit Christopher's Haven, a Boston home for children fighting cancer.

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  15. In 'walkable' Olympics plan: Miles of shutdowns, detoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Boston Herald

    The political and business elite pushing for a 2024 Boston Olympics are marketing the first "walkable" Summer Games - a 17-day extravaganza that will spur fixes for the city's public transportation system - but their $13 billion-plus plan calls for large-scale shutdowns of roadways, detours and 34 miles of dedicated Olympic shuttle lanes. The bid assures Olympic officials Hub drivers won't mind - they're used to being pushed around by projects like the Big Dig.

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  16. Flynn: Quiet hero helped calm Boston streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Judge Paul Murphy, a former State House colleague who lived in the neighborhood, called me one spring day just after I was elected mayor to say: "Ray, this neighborhood is a racial powder keg. It seems like every night there are acts of violence and retaliation against each other."

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  17. Buckley: Robert Kraft eyes 5th title in Super Bowl 50, Cup for RevsRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Robert Kraft has raised a family, turned a local paper business into an international conglomerate, spearheaded a variety of philanthropic endeavors and, oh yes, seen his New England Patriots win four Super Bowls. Is it all about maintenance at this point? Does he stop to smell the roses? Spend more time with the grandkids? Well, sure, there's all that.

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  18. No cost overruns, Marty Walsh vowsRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh vowed last night not to sign any agreement that would put the Hub on the hook for Olympic cost overruns, just one of many assurances he tried to give doubters of the 2024 Summer Games during a sometimes testy three-hour public meeting. Walsh and Boston 2024 officials fielded dozens of questions in the first of nine so-called "community meetings" on the city's Olympics bid, with more than 350 people at Suffolk Law School.

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  19. Mayor holds 1st meeting on Boston Olympics, draws big crowdRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Boston Mayor Marty Walsh made the case for the 2024 Olympics on Thursday night, saying the city has already benefited from the USOC decision to nominate it as the American host. "It gives us the opportunity, whether or not we get the bid, for the next two years to go around the world and market our city to 110 different countries," Walsh told an overflow crowd at the first of nine public meetings he has scheduled.

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  20. Top Walsh aide to take Olympics post with Boston 2024Read the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Joe Rull, Mayor Martin J. Walsh's chief of operations and one of his closest friends and advisers, is leaving his city post to become chief of administration for Boston 2024, the nonprofit working to bring the Olympics here. "I love the residents of Boston, I love the employees of the city, and I love working here, but at the end of the day, this is such a unique opportunity," Rull told the Herald today.

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