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  1. America welcomes July 4 with hot dogs, cool music, cold beerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country: The city's Liberty Block Party kicked off the festivities Friday near Independence Hall with music on three stages, treats from local food trucks and restaurants and a beer garden. Saturday's events include a Celebration of Freedom ceremony, a parade through the city's historic district and a free concert and fireworks on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

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  2. New York City-to-Boston bus catches fire; windows blown outRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    A bus from New York City has caught fire in the outskirts of Boston, snarling traffic on the Massachusetts Turnpike. Television video showed flames and smoke spewing from the red-and-white Bolt bus parked at the roadside during the Monday evening rush hour and windows being blown out in an explosion.

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  3. Boston Marathon opens new 'front door' on Boylston StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    A few blocks from the finish line and even closer to the spot where the second bomb exploded during the 2013 Boston Marathon, race organizers are building a combination clubhouse, interactive museum and retail store that, for the first time, gives them a year-round, public presence. The Boston RunBase scheduled to open April 16 will allow visitors to learn about the world's most prestigious road race, run a replica of the course on a treadmill or see artifacts from its 118-year history.

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  4. City councilors raise concerns about Boston's Olympics bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    During the first of what is expected to be a series of hearings on the bid, council members said they will be looking to see what impact the plan would have on the city's neighborhoods. A number voiced concerns about the games running over budget, forcing city taxpayers to foot the bill, while some called out organizers for lack of transparency as they developed their proposal, largely out of the public eye.

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  5. White-out conditions mean retail blues in New EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Historic snowfalls are costing state and local governments millions in plowing and other inclement weather expenses. They're also exacting a heavy toll on the regional economy.

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  6. Former Turnpike Authority chairman gets 6 months in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    The former chairman of the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority has been sentenced to six months in prison for filing bogus income tax returns that cheated the IRS out of more than $30,000. Sixty-one-year-old James Kerasiotes of Wrentham was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Boston.

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  7. Millions hunker down as Northeast storm totals downgradedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Tens of millions of people along the East Coast hunkered down for a storm that for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of the worst they'd ever seen. Forecasters originally said the storm could bring 1 to 3 feet of snow and punishing hurricane-force winds.

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  8. Snowstorm threatens to paralyze the crowded Northeast USRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    More than 35 million people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential for hurricane-force winds and 1 to 3 feet of snow that could paralyze the Northeast for days. Snow was blowing sideways with ever-increasing intensity in New York City by midafternoon as flurries began in Boston.

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