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Ethiopians nearly swept the Kenyans off the podium at the Boston Marathon on Monday, winning both the men's and women's races for the first time in history and taking five of the six spots on the victory stand. Lemi Berhanu Hayle won the men's race in 2 hours, 12 minutes, 45 seconds, pulling away from defending champion Lelisa Desisa as they crossed over the Massachusetts Turnpike heading into Kenmore Square. Comment?
General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt is pledging to spend $50 million on a series of initiatives in Boston, including $25 million in the public schools, as his company prepares to move its headquarters to the city. The announcement came as Immelt joined with Republican Gov. Charlie Baker and Democratic Mayor Marty Walsh on Monday to unveil more details about the company's decision to move its headquarters from Fairfield, Connecticut. Comment?
Indu Brar has been in the hotel industry 27 years, working as a general manager at several hotels since 2007. She just took over as the first female general manager of the Empress Hotel in Victoria, where she is overseeing a major renovation slated for completion next spring. Comment?
Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green, a second-round pick in 2012, is the sort of player who people think defies analysis. BOSTON a It was midway through an NBA panel on the second day of the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference when Brian Scalabrine, the former player and current TV analyst, asked the 'heart' question. Comment?
But as part of an effort to draw in a younger audience, the Boston Symphony Orchestra is loaning select patrons iPads loaded with content specific to each performance. They'll be able to view sheet music for the pieces being played, video interviews with musicians, podcasts about the composers and analysis on the works themselves. Comment?
Before it became a boomtown, Boston's Seaport District - soon the new home of General Electric's global headquarters - was a dreary backwater. Derided for decades as a soulless and barren wasteland, the eastern district on the waterfront long was filled with docks, warehouses and sprawling lots offering cheap parking for commuters. Comment?
Hillary Rodham Clinton called for hundreds of billions in new federal spending on infrastructure on Sunday, kicking off what her campaign says will be a month-long focus on job creation. Standing before a backdrop of union workers and students, the Democratic presidential frontrunner vowed to rebuild "ladders of opportunity" and give a greater number of Americans a "middle-class lifestyle." Comment?
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