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  1. FDA approves Mass. company's chemo-easing drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Boston.com

    The drug, Varubi, was green-lighted after four trials on patients receiving chemotherapy, according to a press release from manufacturer Tesaro. Studies showed the drug reduced vomiting, nausea, and retching in those who'd recently undergone the the harsh cancer treatment.

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  2. We did it! A Storrowing-free Allston ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Boston.com

    Despite a few near misses , Boston successfully managed the college move-in weekend and Allston Christmas without honoring the seasonal tradition of slamming a couple moving trucks into the low bridges on Storrow Drive. A Massachusetts State Police spokeswoman confirmed to Boston.com Tuesday night that no such accidents on the notorious parkway had been reported since the beginning of last weekend.

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  3. At least it's not a StorrowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Boston.com

    As many Sept. 1 tenants moved in to new apartments Tuesday, a Budget rental truck found a new way to back up Boston travelers.

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  4. Survey reveals the struggle of small businesses in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Boston.com

    Just how happy are small business owners in Boston? If you ask Thumbtack , an online service that pairs small service businesses with customers, they're pretty frustrated at least when it comes to licensing and regulations. The Hub earned a C grade in Thumbtack's 2015 Small Business Friendliness Survey , ranking "just below average" in its friendliness toward small businesses.

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  5. Jackie Bradley Jr. fires from left field, embarasses Greg Bird at home plateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Boston.com

    With one out in the top of the fourth inning Monday night, the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees were tied at 2-2 with the bases loaded. Jacoby Ellsbury hit a low fly ball to left field on an Eduardo Rodriguez fastball.

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  6. Morning Updates: Gronk takes on Siri, MBTA reveals depths of cost for repairRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Boston.com

    Good morning, Boston. Gronk just became a voice option on the Waze app, Boston renters begin their annual move, the MBTA needs help figuring out why it needs help, and the rest of the news you need to know today.

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  7. Has Boston outsmarted Storrowing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Boston.com

    As college students return to Boston for the fall semester, there have yet to be any moving truck accidents on Storrow Drive, according to Massachusetts State Police. State police Sgt.

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  8. Allston Christmas now has its own carolersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Boston.com

    A group of carolers took to the streets Monday afternoon to bring yuletide joy to the weary celebrating Boston's notorious move-out day. Singing "I'm Dreaming of an [Allston] Christmas," a costumed quartet serenaded students and other Bostonians fortunate enough to have a lease ending on August 31 and a new one starting September 1. Stopping at abandoned couches gracing the sidewalks, the group sang variations on other Christmas favorites, including "Moving Into Allston Wonderland."

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  9. Is Allston Christmas a free ride for bed bugs? Yes.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Boston.com

    Everyone has a roommate horror story. But even if a roommate always did his dishes and never ate any of your food, you may never forgive him if his "Allston Christmas" recliner brought in bed bugs.

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  10. The massive move-in extravaganza of 'Allston Christmas,' explainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Boston.com

    Merry Allston Christmas, Bostonians! 'Tis the season for hand-me-down furniture gathering bugs on street corners, double-parked U-Hauls as far as the eye can see, and a swarm of youths flocking to their cramped apartments. Confused? Here's a guide to understanding the phenomenon of Allston Christmas, the day half of Boston moves and the other half finds new decor for their homes.

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  11. A professional mover shares his Fitbit data to show what you're in for on moving dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Boston.com

    For many in Boston, it is moving season, meaning sweaty hours of walking up seemingly endless staircases, carrying furniture you wish you never bought. For some, like Chip Caspreac, a foreman at Olympia Moving & Storage , based in Watertown, this is everyday life.

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  12. A Masshole's guide to roadtripping across AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Boston.com

    Boston Magazine writer Madeline Bilis is like everyone in Boston, in that she's never parked a car in Harvard Yard. Because it's impossible, not to mention infuriating when asked from tourists and out-of-towners.

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  13. Morning Updates: City inspectors hit the streets ahead of Allston ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Boston.com

    Good morning, Boston. Absentee city councillors call for major raises, the annual great student migration begins as inspectors scope out cramped rooms, and the rest of the news you need to know today.

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  14. We haven't moved past sexism in scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Boston.com

    Earlier this summer, Nobel Prize-winning British scientist Sir Tim Hunt made waves when he said that mixed-gender labs were "disruptive," and said a hazard of working with women scientists is that "you fall in love with them, they fall in love with you, and when you criticize them, they cry." Hunt was asked to resign from his honorary positions, and women scientists fought back with the hashtag #distractinglysexy , but this is only one example of the sexism that is still rampant throughout science, Thomas Levenson, a professor of science writing at MIT and Boston Globe Ideas columnist, points out .

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  15. After cyclist death, Boston moves to increase safety at dangerous intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | Boston.com

    The city of Boston has taken decisive action on behalf of cyclists, less than a month after one was killed at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Beacon Street, according to The Boston Globe . A new protected bike lane, yield signs for drivers and new traffic signals are some of the features that will come to the intersection as early as this week.

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  16. Back-to-school guide: Emmanuel CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Boston.com

    We asked current students and recent graduates to give us the inside scoop on their colleges before the school year begins. Here, current students Abbi Matheson, Brian Burns and Paul Rowley, who are members of the school newspaper The Hub, tell us the best and worst things about Emmanuel College, and also give advice to incoming freshmen.

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  17. Study finds Bostonians don't like tourists very muchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Boston.com

    Bostonians aren't big fans of the tourists who pile into duck boats or flood downtown streets along the Freedom Trail, a new, unscientific study says. Stratos Jets , a private air charter company, scored and ranked U.S. cities by using an algorithm to determine the number of friendly or hostile tweets toward tourists.

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  18. Your guide to an 'un-Storrowed' move in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Boston.com

    Welcome to Boston, movers! If you've never moved here before, we hope you'll enjoy your time with us. However, we must warn you that moving day is probably going to be among the tougher days you experience while living here.

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  19. 12 bike paths near BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Boston.com

    Head outside for a two-wheeled ride while the weather still permits. Some routes are near the heart of the city while others are far removed from the hustle and bustle-here are 12 bike routes to check out.

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  20. This local burrito was named one of the best in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Boston.com

    Another day, another national ranking of food. Food and travel website Thrillist recently named the best burritos in the country, and Brookline-based "mini-empire" Anna's Taqueria landed a spot on the sacred list .

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