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  1. Heavy fire breaks out in Allston apartment building, displaces 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Free Press

    The fire at the three-story Allston home at 27 Linden St. broke out at around 7 p.m., the Boston Fire Department wrote on Twitter. No injuries were reported and the cause is under investigation.

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  2. Your guide to sports in BeantownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | The Daily Free Press

    With nine major championships since the year 2000, Boston continues to solidify itself as one of the premier sports cities in the nation. The Red Sox, Celtics, Bruins and Patriots continue to elevate Boston sports to new levels with each passing season.

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  3. City News 101: What's going on in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | The Daily Free Press

    As a student in the vibrant City of Boston, you'll be witness to the local issues Bostonians experience every day. The State House and City Hall are bustling with policy leaders aiming to solve Boston's most heated problems.

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  4. Top 10 study spots on campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | The Daily Free Press

    If you want to study for a quiz with friends, hunker down for several hours to pass a cumulative final exam or just finish reading a book that has sat on your shelf for weeks, BU offers a variety of intriguing study locations on campus . Here are a few of The Daily Free Press staff's favorite on-campus study locations: Top floor of 33 Harry Agganis Way: On the 26th floor of StuVi2, you can find large floor-to-ceiling windows with view of Boston's mesmerizing skyline.

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  5. "Sonnet slam" celebrates 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | The Daily Free Press

    A man dressed in themed attire recites one of the 154 Shakespeare sonnets aloud in Harvard Square Saturday afternoon at the "Shakespeare Sonnet Slam," which honored the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death. PHOTO BY KANKANIT WIRIYASAJJA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF William Shakespeare, renowned playwright and poet, died on April 23, 1616.

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  6. Mayor Walsh allocates new funds to address homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | The Daily Free Press

    Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Wednesday that there will be an increased investment in services for the homeless in the budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2017 as part of the Action Plan to End Veteran and Chronic Homelessness in Boston initiative. ILLUSTRATION BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF Boston Mayor Martin Walsh's budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2017 includes the allocation of $1.3 million to further the progress of the city's "Action Plan to End Veteran and Chronic Homelessness in Boston," according to a Wednesday press release.

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  7. Baker-Polito unveil plan to make higher education more affordableRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | The Daily Free Press

    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito announced on Thursday the new "Commonwealth Commitment" initiative, which aims to make college more affordable through rebates and tuition waivers.

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  8. "Serial" creators Sarah Koenig, Julie Snyder discuss record-breaking successRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | The Daily Free Press

    Creators of the popular podcast "Serial," Julie Snyder and Sarah Koenig, speak at an event hosted by Celebrity Series of Boston Wednesday night at Boston Symphony Hall. PHOTO COURTESY CELEBRITY SERIES OF BOSTON The mavens behind the Peabody Award-winning WBEZ podcast "Serial" presented to a full house of podcast fans Wednesday night.

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  9. Popular mural on John Hancock Tower to come downRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Daily Free Press

    A mural created by French artist "JR" began the dismantling process on Thursday. PHOTO BY KANKANIT WIRIYASAJJA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF The grayscale mural depicting a man with his hands in his pockets is currently displayed on the glass of the John Hancock Tower in Back Bay.

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  10. Gov. Charlie Baker and Mayor Martin Walsh oppose legalization of marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | The Daily Free Press

    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh joined a bipartisan committee to prevent the legalization of recreational marijuana. GRAPHIC BY RACHEL CHMIELINSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh joined a bipartisan committee Thursday opposing the commercial legalization of marijuana in the commonwealth, according to a Thursday press release.

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  11. Verizon partnership to bring new platform to BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | The Daily Free Press

    Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Tuesday a partnership with Verizon Wireless to enhance the city's infrastructure through an advanced fiber-optic network. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced Tuesday a partnership with Verizon Wireless, a move aimed at replacing the city's copper-based infrastructure with a fiber-optic network platform, according to a same-day press release.

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  12. State police to crack down on distracted drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | The Daily Free Press

    In honor of April's Distracted Driving Awareness Month, police departments across the commonwealth will begin an increased effort to ticket distracted drivers. PHOTO BY NICKI GITTER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF The Massachusetts Highway Safety Division received a grant of $622,000 from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to increase police efforts to crack down on distracted driving beginning Friday, according to bureau director Jeff Larason.

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  13. PREVIEW: Back Bay Harry's serving up "Bad Blood" at Kanye vs. Taylor brunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | The Daily Free Press

    Back Bay Harry's will host a "Kanye West versus Taylor Swift" themed brunch Sunday. PHOTO BY LEXI PLINE/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF The popular Berkeley Street restaurant will host the ultimate brunch battle, pitting Kanye West and Taylor Swift against each other.

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  14. Policy Brief highlights Boston's data and analytics workRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | The Daily Free Press

    The City of Boston has improved its use of technology and data within government service, according to a policy brief released Monday by the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston. GRAPHIC BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF The Harvard Kennedy School's Rappaport Institute, in conjunction with the City of Boston's Department of Innovation and Technology, the Inspectional Services Department and the Boston Fire Department, released a policy brief Monday aimed at improving Boston's data and analytics work, according to a Monday press release.

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  15. Mayor Martin Walsh hosts free salary negotiation workshopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | The Daily Free Press

    In honor of Equal Pay Day this Tuesday, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh's Office of Women's Advancement and the American Association of University Women kicked off free salary negotiation workshops on Monday. PHOTO BY ELLEN CLOUSE/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, in collaboration with the Office of Women's Advancement, announced Sunday a week of free salary negotiation workshops, which will be hosted around the city in honor of Equal Pay Day, according to a Sunday press release.

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  16. City Council bans city-sponsored travel to North CarolinaRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | The Daily Free Press

    The Boston City Council passed a bill Friday that will that ban city-sponsored travel to North Carolina as a result of the state's discrimination against transgender individuals. GRAPHIC BY RACHEL CHMIELINKSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF The Boston City Council passed an ordinance Wednesday banning all city-sponsored travel to North Carolina, according to Dan Sibor, chief of staff for City Councilor Josh Zakim.

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  17. Massachusetts State Police arm troopers with TasersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The Daily Free Press

    In an effort to find alternative solutions to the use of firearms, the Massachusetts State Police announced Thursday that they will outfit their troopers with Tasers. PHOTO COURTESY WIKIMEDIA The Massachusetts State Police announced on Thursday the purchase of 895 electronic control weapons in the form of Tasers to immediately equip state troopers in the Division of Field Services, according to a Thursday press release.

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  18. MBTA invites public input on improving bus routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | The Daily Free Press

    The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority reached out to the public Friday for opinions on how the MBTA might improve the bus system after its recent Late-Night Service cut. PHOTO BY KANKANIT WIRIYASAJJA/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is inviting the public to provide comment on options that would improve critical bus routes following the recent cancellation of Late-Night Service, according to a Monday press release.

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  19. Attorney General Maura Healey announces fantasy sports regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | The Daily Free Press

    Beginning July 1, those wishing to play fantasy sports must be at least 21 due to a new regulation issued Friday by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey. ILLUSTRATION BY BRITTANY CHANG/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced stricter rules regarding the Daily Fantasy Sports industry on Friday, according to the updated regulations.

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  20. MBTA suspends "pay your fare, it's only fair" messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | The Daily Free Press

    As of this weekend, the "Pay your fare, it's only fair" message that once played on all above-ground Green Line stops was suspended due to customer complaints. PHOTO BY ADRIANA DIAZ/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF After numerous complaints from transit riders and Boston residents, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority suspended the pre-recorded announcement "pay your fare, it's only fair" at the end of last week, according to MBTA Spokesperson Jason Johnson.

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