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  1. John U. Bacon: The forgotten disaster that inspired Nova Scotia's yearly Christmas giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    What did the people of Boston do to inspire Nova Scotians to spend some $180,000 each year to give them a 50-foot spruce tree? The answer lies in a forgotten disaster. On the morning of Thursday, Dec. 6, 1917, the captain and crew of a French munitions ship called Mont-Blanc were eager to reach the safety of Halifax Harbour, and with good reason.

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  2. ideas Born in Boston, buried in a - foreign devil' graveyard in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | Boston.com

    It's 1846, and Alexander Hill Everett is having a hard go of it. In his time, the Boston diplomat and man of letters has worked for John Quincy Adams in Russia, he's served in The Hague, he's served as American minister to Spain.

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  3. Veterans share stories of hardship, adventures during warsRead the original story

    Friday Nov 10 | Boston.com

    Eva Alice Wagner is 103 years old, and she served as a nurse for the US Army in England during World War II. Ed Hamilton , 92, served in the Navy at the same time.

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  4. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Boston's traffic is becoming a tourism nightmareRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Boston.com

    Boston traffic has been driving locals berserk for years. But now it's become so toxic that it's taking aim at our guests - and threatening Boston and Cambridge's $13 billion tourism industry.

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  5. Coming to Faneuil Hall: the battle of a capellaRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2017 | Boston.com

    Admit it. You've always wanted to be the percussionist in an a capella group. How do beatboxers imitate bongo drums, anyway? This weekend, you can hear some of the best vocal groups in New England when Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston hosts its 21st annual a capella competition.

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  6. Celebrating Sukkot? Let the Sukkah come to youRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | Boston.com

    For those people who are celebrating the weeklong Jewish holiday of Sukkot - and those just interested in learning more about it - visiting the decorated, gazebo-like Sukkah just got a little bit easier. For the fifth year, Chabad of Downtown Boston will be running a "mobile Sukkah" that will move around the city and bring the holiday directly to Bostonians, and it comes complete with its own online tracker.

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  7. Silkies Hike' raises awareness of veterans' suicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | Boston.com

    Dressed in short silk shorts and heavy boots, more than 200 veterans hiked through Boston Saturday to raise awareness of military suicide prevention. The "Silkies Hike" so named for the very-short shorts worn in military training, stepped off from Castle Island and wound through Boston before ending at Faneuil Hall.

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  8. Associated Press CommentaryHow Boston could make an MLK memorial stand with the bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | Boston.com

    When Boston tech entrepreneur Paul English recently announced his campaign to erect a monument to Martin Luther King Jr. in Boston, he seemed to be thinking about grandeur. He said of the memorial: "I want it to be epic."

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  9. Faneuil Hall Marketplace is getting a taste of NYC this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | Boston.com

    "Sex and the City" fans in Boston will soon be able to channel their inner Carrie Bradshaw at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Magnolia Bakery, the popular New York City venue featured on the show, plans to open at Quincy Market in December, a spokeswoman said.

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  10. Martin Luther King, Jr. addressed a crowd at the Patrick Campbell School in Roxbury in 1965.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Boston.com

    Perhaps it could be erected on the Common, an obvious option, where the sculpture of Civil War Colonel Robert Gould Shaw and the all-black Massachusetts 54th Regiment stands. Or, fittingly, it could go near Roxbury's Twelfth Baptist Church, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. preached and worshipped during the 1950s.

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  11. It is a heartbreaking day, unquestionably.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Boston.com

    Rosenfeld was among a crowd of more than 200 that gathered for about an hour in support of immigrants early Tuesday evening near Boston's Faneuil Hall. The rally, organized by the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition, was held just hours after President Trump said he was eliminating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, commonly referred to as DACA.

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  12. New stop for one of the T's friendliest facesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | Boston.com

    T employee George Holman helped a flight attendant with her bag at the Orange Line stop underneath the Old State House. It's Friday morning, and George Holman, one of the few people pursuing the title of friendliest MBTA employee, is in his usual spot at the subway entrance inside the Old State House, doing his usual thing, which is to shock people out of their sleepy haze or the trance of their phones and accept something they might not be expecting: Warmth.

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  13. Stephan Savoia/Associated Press Boston wax museum revels in the ridiculeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Boston.com

    Officials at the Dreamland Wax Museum say they're embracing the extra attention brought by waves of online hecklers who have lampooned some of its less-than-flattering likenesses. ''It's absolutely been a blessing to have all of that controversy,'' said Michael Pelletz, the museum's vice president of sales.

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  14. New England news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Boston.com

    An advocacy group is calling for the renaming of Faneuil Hall because its namesake had ties to slavery. The meeting house built in 1742 is where Samuel Adams and other American colonists made some of the earliest speeches urging independence from Britain.

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  15. People poured out of Boston office buildings to take in the solar eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | Boston.com

    When the eclipse first started, City Hall Plaza looked like it does on any other day in August, with tourists sleeping in Adirondack chairs and office workers eating lunch at the benches. Then, suddenly, people began streaming out of nearby buildings, and climbing the steps from Faneuil Hall to City Hall.

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  16. Today, Boston was outraged, and paying attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | Boston.com

    If President Trump, as he claims, wants this nation united, then it's his own odious rhetoric that may ultimately achieve that. As thousands of marchers filled Boston streets and the Common Saturday, it wasn't only a shortened "free speech" rally attracting far-right fringe actors that compelled them.

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  17. Political Happy Hour: August 17, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Boston.com

    Here's your Barcelona, Spain skyline coffee mug of politics, from Joshua Miller of the Boston Globe at the Massachusetts State House. SPAIN TERROR LATEST, via the AP wire: "A white van jumped up onto a sidewalk and sped down a pedestrian zone Thursday in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas district, swerving from side to side as it plowed into tourists and residents.

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  18. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Officials, Holocaust Memorial co-founder speak against newest vandalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Boston.com

    Worried that there might be a rising tide of hate in America, a group of elected officials and community and faith leaders gathered Tuesday to decry the vandalism at the New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston. A Malden teenager is facing charges that he hurled a rock through a glass pane of the memorial Monday.

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  19. Teen accused of vandalizing Holocaust Memorial could be arraigned TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Boston.com

    They had just enjoyed an evening at the Union Oyster House when they heard glass shatter and sprang into action. The two men, an off-duty Boston firefighter and his friend, a US Drug Enforcement Administration agent, were exiting the restaurant near Faneuil Hall and spotted the young vandal sprinting away from the New England Holocaust Memorial he had just badly damaged, authorities said.

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  20. Trump's tough talk leaves residents anxiousRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Boston.com

    As President Trump doubles down on his tough talk against North Korea, tourists and residents in downtown Boston on Thursday said the international brinkmanship is making them uneasy - to say the least. On Tuesday, the president reacted to reports that North Korea had produced a compact nuclear warhead by warning that the country would face "fire and fury like the world has never seen" if it threatened the United States.

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