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  1. Why do small, old homes sell so quickly in Boston?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Boston.com

    Bostonians love their city's history, even when it comes to the homes they buy, new data from Zillow indicates. According to a new Zillow study, Boston homes that were built between 1870 and 1899 sell the fastest in the area.

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  2. Would you pay $366,000 for 297 square feet?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Boston.com

    For Maggie Crowley, investing in a 297-square-foot studio on Marlborough Street was well worth the $366,000 she paid for it. According to The Boston Globe , the 30-year-old business development officer said she couldn't afford to buy anything larger in the city.

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  3. A look at the history of the NECCO companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Boston.com

    In 1847, Oliver Chase of Boston invented and patented the first candy machine to cut wafers, which were called "hub wafers." The Necco factory was originally located in the South Boston, then in Cambridge--first near the MIT campus on Massachusetts Ave, then to Lechmere Square-- from 1927-2003.

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  4. Finding a summer gig that keeps teachers excited about the classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Boston.com

    "It was a camp where character development is stressed a lot," Dinger told Boston.com. "It was my first time being away from my parents.

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  5. Illinois got its happy hour back. Why can't Mass?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Boston.com

    On Wednesday, life got a little happier in Illinois when Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a bill that made happy hour legal again - in moderation. Happy hour in Illinois had been prohibited since 1989.

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  6. Pictures from East Boston's unique pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Boston.com

    According to the Boston Landmarks Commission , the area that now makes up East Boston was once five separate islands that were connected over a period of 150 years. The islands were privately owned and used for farming.

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  7. Visualizing the rapid development of East BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Boston.com

    To outsiders, East Boston has long been known as a working-class neighborhood with a high concentration of foreign-born residents, as well as the home of Logan International Airport. But for residents, Eastie is also a hidden gem, with triple-decker waterfront properties that offer some of the best views of the Boston skyline.

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  8. Drier air arrives tonight, but some showers possible beforehandRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2015 | Boston.com

    David Epstein has been a professional meteorologist and horticulturalist for three decades. David spent 16 years at WCVB in Boston and currently is a meteorology professor at Framingham State University and teaches a January Program at Colby College.

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  9. Morning Updates: Trump v. Walsh, Patriots drop - deflator' weight-loss excuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Boston.com

    Good morning, Boston. Mayor Walsh picked a fight with the Donald, Boston residents voluntarily swam in the Charles River, and the rest of the news you need to know today.

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  10. From muddy patch to hip harbor: The rise of Boston's Seaport DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Boston.com

    In 1925, the area revolved around the piers. Called the Harbor Wharves at this time, the Seaport Distict was primarily used by boats to unload fish.

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  11. People swam in the Charles. For fun.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Boston.com

    On Tuesday, 200 brave Bostonians boldly cannonballed where few have cannonballed before - into the Charles River, which, until two years ago, was deemed unswimmable. They weren't triple-dog-dared or competing on a new version of a Fear-Factor -type reality show.

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  12. Making the Zakim: The crown jewel of the Boston skylineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Boston.com

    The $100 million cable-stayed bridge is one of the largest in the world, and after just 12 years in operation it has become an iconic symbol of the city. As final designs for the Big Dig were coming together in the late 1980s, engineers were faced with a problem: How to get the new highway across the Charles River without disturbing the existing double-deck I-93 bridge or the MBTA's underwater Orange Line tunnel.

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  13. Where to watch UFC 189 around Boston 07.10.15 |Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Boston.com

    Conor McGregor headlines the biggest UFC fight of the year as the Irish fighter will take on Chad Mendes for the interim featherweight title at UFC 189. While the battle will be going down in Las Vegas on Saturday night, expect fans in Boston to be buzzing over "The Notorious" since he considers the city a second home.

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  14. Deluxe suites, flat-screen TVs, and more pampering at pet kennels in BostonRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2015 | Boston.com

    At the Pooch Hotel, your pet will enjoy deluxe suites, fun play areas, a turn-down service complete with tummy rub, tooth brushing, a pawdicure, flat-screen TVs, and more. Enjoy 24/7 access to your pet while you're away via webcams.

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  15. Morning Updates: Olympic support still weak, To Kill a Mockingbird sequel debutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Boston.com

    Good morning, Boston. Support for hosting the Olympics remains underwhelming, famed author Harper Lee's sequel debuts, and the rest of the news you need to know today.

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  16. Would Boston 2024 help fund the MBTA during the Olympics?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Boston.com

    Here's a little bit of a Boston 2024 mystery: Did the bidding group ever plan to pay to help run the MBTA if the 2024 Olympics come to town? And is that plan still alive? In the transportation section of its so-called "1.0" bid from last year, Boston 2024 said there would be a cost of $91 million for a line item titled "T operations budget." In the version of the plans Boston 2024 released to the public, it said its own privately funded Olympics budget would pay for those costs.

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  17. Cluster of storms will bring potentially heavy rain tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Boston.com

    David Epstein has been a professional meteorologist and horticulturalist for three decades. David spent 16 years at WCVB in Boston and currently is a meteorology professor at Framingham State University and teaches a January Program at Colby College.

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  18. People try to guess Boston slang, fail miserablyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Boston.com

    If you're not a Boston native, then trying to understand some of the city's slang can be difficult at times. While everyone knows what "wicked" means, Buzzfeed decided to put some less popular slang terms to the test by quizzing non-Bostonians on what these words might mean.

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  19. Morning Updates: New vaccine exemption pondered, police worry about fake gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Boston.com

    Good morning, Boston. Local police are increasingly worried about replica and look-alike guns, Massachusetts ponders a "personal beliefs" vaccine exemption, and the rest of today's news.

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  20. Remember these Massachusetts politicians that got arrested?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Boston.com

    In 2009, State Rep. Salvatore DiMasi, D-North End, was the third straight Massachusetts Speaker of the House to resign with legal troubles. He was convicted in 2011 for a kickback scheme with a state contractor that took place in 2008 and sentenced to eight years in federal prison.

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