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  1. David Ortiza s legacy prompts Boston lawmakers to eye a Big Papi Bridgea near FenwayRead the original story

    Thursday | Washington Times

    Boston lawmakers may soon honor the legacy of professional baseball player David Ortiz by renaming the Brookline Avenue Bridge the "Big Papi Bridge." The Boston Red Sox and the rest of Major League Baseball will bid farewell to "Big Papi" after 14 seasons this year, but the road to Fenway Park may soon serve as a memorial to his play.

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  2. Striking a cord! Bostonians embrace pop-up painted pianosRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 27 | Washington Times

    Celebrity Series of Boston placed 60 upright pianos decorated by local artists late last week. Each instrument bears a simple message: "Play Me, I'm Yours."

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  3. Chinese superstar Lang Lang playing Boston Symphony openerRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 24 | Washington Times

    Piano virtuoso Lang Lang will perform Prokofiev's "Piano Concerto No. 3" as the orchestra conducted by Andris Nelsons opens its 2016-17 run at Symphony Hall on Saturday.

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  4. Strange brews: Making beer with Boston river waterRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 15 | Washington Times

    Some of New England's leading breweries will compete Oct. 1 to see who can turn the questionable water of Boston's Charles River into the tastiest suds. Six area breweries have signed on for the first ever "Brew the Charles" challenge, a highlight of HUBweek, a weeklong Boston-area festival celebrating innovation in art, science and technology.

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  5. 2 children seriously injured in Massachusetts Turnpike crashRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2016 | Washington Times

    Two children were airlifted to a Boston hospital for treatment of serious injuries sustained a single-car crash along the Massachusetts Turnpike this weekend. State police say the accident happened just before 1 p.m. Sunday when a Range Rover carrying five passengers rolled over into a ditch near Exit 13 in Natick.

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  6. #BreedsHillNotBunkerHill sets the record straightRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2016 | Washington Times

    The Battle of Bunker Hill - one of the greatest misnomers in U.S. history - has sparked a social media skirmish. The 1775 battle, a rallying point for American colonists trying to overthrow British rule, mostly was fought a musket shot away on nearby Breed's Hill.

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  7. Bunker Hill: Misnamed battle sparks a social media skirmishRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2016 | Washington Times

    The Battle of Bunker Hill - one of the greatest misnomers in U.S. history - has sparked a social media skirmish. The 1775 battle, a rallying point for American colonists trying to overthrow British rule, mostly was fought a musket shot away on nearby Breed's Hill.

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  8. Immigrant overcame struggles, rose to top in charter schoolRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | Washington Times

    When she was younger, Barbara Ferreira never imagined she'd be her school's valedictorian or the first in her family to attend college. At times, she wasn't even sure she would get to stay in the United States until graduation.

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  9. UConn's top puppetry program collaborates with Boston PopsRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | Washington Times

    When Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart asked the University of Connecticut to provide a guest narrator to read "A Visit From St. Nicholas" during a 2014 holiday concert at the school, he was expecting to get UConn's president or perhaps a distinguished professor. Instead, the school provided an orange puppet named Skip Toumalou, dressed in a Santa hat, to read the famous poem.

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  10. Artists fight for free speech at a cradle of US independenceRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | Washington Times

    A fight over free speech involving breakdance crews and bucket drummers is brewing on the steps of a historic meeting house where American colonists began the earliest calls for revolt against England. Boston officials say they're considering imposing regulations on street performers because the breakdancers and drummers performing in front of Faneuil Hall, among the city's most visited tourist sites, are using bad language, playing music too loudly, aggressively soliciting donations and bullying other performers out.

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  11. Ethiopian Baysa's late comeback earns Boston Marathon winRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2016 | Washington Times

    She marked her return to the winner's podium with one of the most memorable comebacks in women's race history. Trailing the lead pack by 37 seconds with less than five miles to go, Baysa won the Boston Marathon women's race on Monday, finishing in 2 hours, 29 minutes, 19 seconds - 44 seconds ahead of fellow Ethiopian Tirfi Tsegaye.

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  12. Ethiopians complete 1st-ever sweep of Boston MarathonRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2016 | Washington Times

    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.

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  13. New statue celebrates park designer Frederick Law OlmstedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Washington Times

    If you've visited parks in New York, Boston or many other places around the U.S., you've probably experienced the landscapes of Frederick Law Olmsted. Olmsted designed hundreds of parks, gardens and other public spaces, including Manhattan's Central Park, Boston's "Emerald Necklace," the grounds of the U.S. Capitol in Washington and California's Stanford University campus.

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  14. Step by Irish step, they're dancing toward GlasgowRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2016 | Washington Times

    Sandwiched between a ballet studio and a stereo speaker repair shop, the Dunleavy Boyle Connolly Academy of Irish Dance in Hanover has some serious competition when it comes to decibel output. But every day at around 5 p.m., Kendall Woodcock and the rest of the dancers at the academy make sure their neighbors at 24 Rockland St. know who reigns supreme.

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  15. Boston to hold tributes to honor Martin Luther KingRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2016 | Washington Times

    The events will be held in Faneuil Hall on Monday, the federal holiday honoring the achievements of the civil rights leader.

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  16. General Electric's new Boston location wasn't always so hotRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2016 | Washington Times

    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.

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  17. Sporting history: 'Boston is to sports what Paris is to art'Read the original story

    Dec 25, 2015 | Washington Times

    A vast trove of New England sports artifacts is being preserved by a museum nestled inside Boston's TD Garden. The Sports Museum of New England is moving a large share of the uniforms, trophies, photos, films and other sports artifacts it has amassed over nearly four decades into secure storage, thanks to a partnership with Iron Mountain, a Boston-based records management company.

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  18. State senator from East Boston to join lobbying firmRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2015 | Washington Times

    Since 2007, Sen. Anthony Petruccelli has represented a district that includes the Boston neighborhoods of East Boston, North End and Beacon Hill, along with Winthrop and Revere and portions of Cambridge. The Boston Globe reports that Petruccelli plans to resign from the Legislature next month to join the Boston lobbying firm Kearney, Donovan and McGee.

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