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  1. Kennedy School Focuses Its Technology on Classrooms, Not MOOCsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Harvard Crimson

    ... for students. As for the Kennedy School's forays into bringing its courses and faculty to online audiences outside Cambridge, it is unclear if those experiments will move much further than the offerings of individual instructors in the next few ...

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  2. How 16 Harvard Students Built the Ultimate BBQ BotRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Wired

    ... for an even smoke. Pitmasters, this will be hard to swallow: Some of the best smoked brisket comes out of Cambridge, Massachusetts. And it practically cooks itself. The secret is in the smoker. And the secret to the smoker is everything a group of ...

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  3. Tadpoles bring new life to Mount Auburn CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Boston.com

    ... guesses heavy pesticide use in the 1950's and 1960's probably did. And with the urbanization of Watertown and Cambridge, which share the cemetery, there were likely no remaining local populations of vernal pool breeding frogs and toads to repopulate ...

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  4. Zagster Raises $3.5 Million to Take Bike-Sharing Across the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Wall Street Journal

    ... program in Toronto, Bixi, even went bankrupt. But venture investors are betting $3.5 million on Zagster , a Cambridge, Mass.-based startup that provides bike sharing as a service to private entities. The new investment brings the startup's total ...

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  5. Officials see spending boom among Boston touristsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    Officials are predicting the Fourth of July weekend will draw more people and more money to the Boston area this year, but not everyone in the hospitality industry is expecting a banner holiday. Pat Moscaritolo, president and CEO of the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau, said he is anticipating about 2 million Massachusetts residents and more than 1 million people from elsewhere will descend on the Boston-Cambridge area for the festivities, up more than 6 percent from last July 4. "This year what's fueling the growth is the economy is better and people are more willing to travel and spend; gas prices are down and consumer confidence is up," Moscaritolo said.

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  6. Possible serial thieves strike in Boston, Brookline, CambridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WHDH

    ... one at Highgate and Farrington. That victim there was also pistol-whipped. Another incident was reported in Cambridge in the early morning near Central Square. Two roommates saw a dark car going the wrong way. Two suspects took one woman's purse and ...

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  7. Film Review -- 'Infinitely Polar Bear'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Philly.com

    Deeply personal and filled with love, Maya Forbes' Infinitely Polar Bear is nonetheless a hard movie to watch - hard to watch comfortably. Based on her experiences growing up with a father who was in and out of institutions, diagnosed with manic depression, Forbes' film throws a memoir-ish lasso around late-1970s Cambridge, Mass., where a family with a wildly careening dad, a mom trying to pursue a career, and two girls caught in the throes go about their lives.

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  8. Five armed robberies in 45 minutes in Boston, Brookline, CambridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Police are investigating whether there are any connections between five armed robberies that occurred over about a 45-minute period in neighboring areas of Brookline, Boston, and Cambridge early Friday morning. The first robbery was reported in Brookline around 2:15 a.m., Brookline police said.

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  9. Risk-taking 'Top Chef' Kevin Gillespie returns to his rootsRead the original story

    Yesterday | GantDaily.com

    ... His parents were extremely proud. But his dream of becoming a chef would not die, and after a visit to MIT's Cambridge, Massachusetts, campus, he changed his mind at the last minute. It was an agonizing decision, because Gillespie feared he was ...

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  10. Framingham man pleads not guilty to embezzling soccer clubRead the original story

    Yesterday | Boston Herald

    ... -TV reports that the 42-year-old Vermilya is accused of using the money from the Framingham United Soccer Club and Cambridge-based Destiny Real Estate Management on vacations, daily Dunkin' Donuts runs and liquor.

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  11. Today in History: Jim Morrison died at age 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... Quebec was founded by Samuel de Champlain. In 1775, Gen. George Washington took command of the Continental Army at Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 1890, Idaho became the 43rd state of the Union. In 1913, during a 50th anniversary reunion at Gettysburg, ...

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  12. Obituaries 07-02-2015Read the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | Charlestown Patriot-Bridge

    ... business is currently owned and operated by the Sardo family. He was also the owner of My Cousin's Place Tavern in Cambridge and Sardo's Beauty Salon in Malden. Mr. Sardo was a court officer at Suffolk Superior Court for 27 years and served his ...

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  13. Maya Forbes chronicles Cambridge childhood in 'Bear'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston Herald

    Comedy writer Maya Forbes makes her feature directing debut with "Infinitely Polar Bear," an autobiographical portrait of her Cambridge childhood with her younger sister, troubled father and absent mother. "The main idea was to write something reflective of the movies that made me want to be a writer in the first place," Forbes, 46, said at Sony headquarters, citing the Swedish tearjerker "My Life as a Dog," the French childhood classic "The 400 Blows" and "Terms of Endearment."

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  14. Rubber bands: Local acts find Converse recording studio just duckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston Herald

    ... doing a lot of giving back. In April, the Rubber Tracks Live series put on five free concerts at the Sinclair in Cambridge with such headliners as the Replacements, Passion Pit and Slayer. Converse plans to continue its rock 'n' roll goodwill ...

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  15. mOVIE REVIEW - Infinitely Polar Bear' an honest look at mental illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Boston.com

    ... by the police to a mental hospital and Maggie moves the family to a cheap apartment in a rough neighborhood in Cambridge (this is 1978, when there still were such places). Since Cam is out of commission, and his intolerant Brahmin family won't help ...

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  16. Former FUSC Treasurer Arraigned on Embezzlement ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    Vermilya is accused of embezzling money from Destiny Management in Cambridge and from the Framingham United Soccer Club. The total amount allegedly embezzled from those entities is more than $200,000.

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  17. FDA approves Vertex treatment for cystic fibrosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Boston.com

    ... dollars in annual sales and help Vertex finally become a consistently profitable company. Vertex, which moved from Cambridge to a new $800 million campus on Boston's Fan Pier last year, has become one of the largest Massachusetts biotech companies ...

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  18. FDA clears drug for leading form of cystic fibrosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Home

    ... in the 2012 approval of Kalydeco. The twice-a-day pill had sales of $464 million last year, according to the Cambridge, Massachusetts company. Last November the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation sold its royalty rights to Kalydeco and related Vertex drugs ... 1 comment

  19. A biker named 'Stray Dog' postpones Granik's Ozarks exitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... assumption-shattering anthropology went both ways, too, as Hall and his friends learned about Granik, the Jewish Cambridge, Mass.-native in their midst. Hall also came to New York last fall when "Stray Dog" premiered at the New York Film Festival, ...

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  20. Ricky "King" Russell Kicks Off Neighborhood Parks Concert SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | City of Boston

    ... Sugar Ray Norcia, Debbie Davis, Steve Miller, and many others. A featured artist at the original House of Blues in Cambridge and the recipient of an honorary "Doctorate of the Blues" from Harvard University, Rick "King" Russell and the Cadillac ...

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