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  1. Late ex-Mayor Menino hailed for service to BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Thomas Menino, the former mayor of Boston who died Thursday, was remembered as a tireless advocate of the city he led for 20 years. "Bold, big-hearted, and Boston strong, Tom was the embodiment of the city he loved and led for more than two decades.

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  2. Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was 71. Spokeswoman Dot Joyce said in a statement that Menino died in the company of his family and friends.

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  3. Tom Menino, Bostona s longest-serving mayor, dies at 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    Thomas M. Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics and effective use of technology to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was 71. Spokeswoman Dot Joyce said in a statement that Menino died in the company of his family and friends.

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  4. Suspect in Boston shooting on most wanted listRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Washington Times

    The suspect in a 2012 shooting of a former Army sniper in Boston's Theater District has been added to the U.S. Marshals most wanted list. Police say Perez was shot in the back just before 2 a.m. after an altercation at a club.

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  5. For MLB business, local TV viewership stays strongRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Washington Times

    From April to September, from Boston to Seattle, people sat down night after night after night to watch their hometown baseball team more than everything else on television. In 11 metropolitan areas, local ballclubs made for the most popular window of prime-time TV over the course of the regular season: The average rating for games on their regional sports network outpaced the offerings of any other channel in the market from 7-11 p.m. Now the playoffs are underway, the broadcasts are all national.

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  6. 5 free things to see in Western MassachusettsRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Washington Times

    Whether you're visiting the region's many colleges or just playing tourist, Western Massachusetts is an interesting destination. There are towns dating back three centuries, main streets that seem simultaneously old-fashioned and trendy, and lots of bucolic rural scenery, from small farms to fall foliage.

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  7. Wynn, state regulators sign Boston casino licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Washington Times

    Wynn Resorts and Massachusetts gambling regulators on Wednesday finalized a license for a proposed $1.6 billion resort casino across from Boston, but the project has a looming threat: November's ballot question to repeal the state's casino law. "We have always said that it is up to the citizens of Massachusetts to make that decision come November," said Robert DeSalvio, a senior vice president for Wynn, following the signing of the license award at the Boston teacher's union hall in Dorchester.

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  8. Wynn's $1.6B resort wins Boston casino licenseRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | Washington Times

    Wynn Resorts has won the competition for the lucrative Boston-area casino license, besting rival Mohegan Sun largely on the strength of its $1.6 billion project's economic development potential. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted 3-to-1 Tuesday to award the license to the Las Vegas casino giant, which wants to turn a former chemical plant site on the Mystic River in Everett into a gleaming casino resort.

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  9. Wynn, Mohegan Sun respond to casino regulatorsRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2014 | Washington Times

    Wynn Resorts appears to have a strong advantage over Mohegan Sun in the fierce competition for the Boston-area casino license, even as the Las Vegas gambling giant pushes back against specific changes to its proposal that state regulators have requested. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has rated Wynn's $1.6 billion resort casino plan for a former chemical plant in Everett higher than Mohegan Sun's in a number of critical categories as it prepares to award the lucrative gambling license sometime this week.

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  10. Gambling regulators resume Boston casino talksRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2014 | Washington Times

    State gambling regulators were to resume discussions on awarding the lucrative Boston-area casino license to either Wynn Resorts or Mohegan Sun. In a surprise move, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission suspended last week's deliberations in order to give the two casino giants time to respond to a series of terms and conditions the panel wants to impose on the projects.

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  11. EDITORIAL: Chick-fil-A foundera s values menuRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Washington Times

    Traditional values are under relentless assault, so nothing stands out more than a businessman willing to put principle over profit. Such a man was S. Truett Cathy , the onetime short-order cook who founded Chick-fil-A and saw it grow to 1,775 restaurants.

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  12. DC nominee looking to other cities for tech ideasRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | Washington Times

    The District of Columbia's Democratic mayoral nominee says she's been meeting with mayors from around North America as she develops ideas to improve the city's technology climate. Muriel Bowser delivered the keynote address Monday at a conference on technology in government.

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  13. Man charged in Back Bay double fatalRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | Washington Times

    A Boston man charged with being behind the wheel of an SUV that struck and killed a young couple out for walk in the Back Bay in June pleaded not guilty Monday to vehicular homicide charges.

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  14. Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near BostonRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | Washington Times

    A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U.S. spawned a tornado just north of Boston on Monday, causing extensive damage in Revere, where roofs were ripped off buildings and dozens of large trees were uprooted.

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  15. Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near BostonRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | Washington Times

    A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U.S. spawned a tornado just north of Boston on Monday, causing extensive damage in Revere, where roofs were ripped off buildings and dozens of large trees were uprooted.

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  16. Boston enlists goats to combat poison ivyRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Washington Times

    On Wednesday, four goats began their eight-week stay at an "urban wild" along the Neponset River in the city's Hyde Park neighborhood.

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  17. Arthur to bring heavy rain to coastal New EnglandRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2014 | Washington Times

    The National Weather Service said sustained winds of 35 to 45 mph are expected to begin early Friday evening, with gusts up to 50 mph, as Arthur passes between 70 and 80 miles south of Nantucket on Friday night.

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  18. Boston Pops' annual July Fourth show a day earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | Washington Times

    With the season's first hurricane bearing down on New England, Boston hosted the Boston Pops Fourth of July outdoor concert and fireworks show Thursday, a night earlier than planned and just ahead of drenching rain.

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  19. A year later, Boston Marathon victims remembered in solemn ceremoniesRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2014 | Washington Times

    BOSTON - Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed came together Tuesday to mark the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing with solemn ceremonies.

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  20. Boston Marathon: Meb Keflizighi first American man to win since 1983Read the original story

    Apr 21, 2014 | Washington Times

    One year after a bombing there killed three people and left more than 260 injured, Meb Keflezighi added Boston to a resume that includes the New York City Marathon title in 2009 and a silver medal in the 2004 Olympics.

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