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  1. When Martin McGuinness came to BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Boston.com

    Martin McGuinness, the former Irish Republican Army leader turned peacemaker who died this week , had an affinity for Boston and Bostonians. He made more than a half-dozen visits to the city over the years - from the mid-1990s, when he was the lead negotiator for Sinn Fein, the IRA's political arm, to the 1998 Good Friday Agreement, which set the stage for lasting peace in Northern Ireland, and beyond.

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  2. Newton country club reaches $120,000 settlement over tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Boston.com

    The Charles River Country Club in Newton has reached a tentative $120,000 settlement with a group of waitstaff who claimed the club illegally withheld tips. The waitstaff had sued the country club, alleging it did not share a 22 percent service charge added to diners' restaurant tabs and catered events with them, as required by Massachusetts state law.

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  3. A Scout's honor for restaurateur Tom KershawRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | Boston.com

    Tom Kershaw , chairman of the Hampshire House Corp. , grew up in a scouting family in Philadelphia. His mother was a Girls Scout troop leader and den mother; his father a Boys Scout master.

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  4. Go to work, feel better, produce moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | Boston.com

    When the engineering and consulting firm Arup recently moved into its new offices on the 10th floor at 60 State Street in downtown Boston, principal Mark Walsh-Cooke soon noticed that something was missing: the sickly smells of carpet, paint, and furniture that normally permeate a new office building. That's because Arup is aiming to become the first space in New England to be officially certified as a healthy building, part of a growing movement that looks beyond the efficiency of facilities to the well-being of the people inside them.

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  5. A look inside gorgeous seaside spreadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | Boston.com

    It's a touch too early to venture out to vacation homes , but it's never too early to look. "The Seaside House: Living on the Water" puts forth 150 lush photos by New York-based fashion and interiors photographer Douglas Friedman of more than 20 waterfront homes in quintessential seaside communities, including six in New England.

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  6. At least 93 employees made $1m or more at Mass. nonprofitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | Boston.com

    At least 93 employees at tax-exempt nonprofits in Massachusetts made more than $1 million in 2014, according to a review by the Wall Street Journal of newly released data from the Internal Revenue Service. The Journal found that nationwide, at least 2,692 nonprofit employees made $1 million or more in 2014, which was about a one-third higher than the number who made at least that much in 2011.

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  7. Sunday's bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 5 | Boston.com

    Two sisters are now the subject of public soul-searching in a town that prides itself on progressive government and neighborly compassion. By It would have been difficult for federal agents, working within the law, to obtain an order to target Trump's phone conversations.

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  8. Shirley Leung Bentley University targets promising female leaders with $40,000 awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | Boston.com

    It is one of my favorite stories about Bentley University president Gloria Larson, and it explains a lot about why we need programs to help women in the workplace. In 1993, when she was Governor Bill Weld's consumer affairs chief, he called her into his office seeking recommendations for a new economic secretary.

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  9. Eric H. Schultz: Caymans trip could show how out of whack US drug pricing isRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 26 | Boston.com

    It is producing new drugs that can radically improve or even save people's lives. But as these companies produce amazing advances, why does it appear that some are taking advantage of the very people the drugs are meant to help? Without painting the industry too broadly, if we are serious about controlling health care costs, we must look at the problems in the system.

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  10. Nicholas Chadi: When doctors know that they don't knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | Boston.com

    You need to tell one of your patients that he has advanced-stage pancreatic cancer, an almost incurable condition. You learn that your patient's only daughter is getting married five months from now.

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  11. Critics call for sales to count in lottery aid formulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Boston.com

    A steady flow of customers pulled up to the Harvard General Store one recent afternoon, picking up groceries, beer and wine, or prepared foods like quiche lorraine and split pea and ham soup. But lottery tickets, a lucrative staple of convenience and liquor stores in nearly every corner of Massachusetts, were nowhere to be found.

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  12. Harvard Pilgrim expands use of novel drug purchasing dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Boston.com

    Leveraging its buying power as one of the state's largest health insurers, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care has struck two more deals to pay for expensive drugs based on how effectively they treat patients, an emerging strategy aimed at reining in medical spending. Harvard Pilgrim, which has 1.3 million members, said the agreements cover the rheumatoid arthritis medicine Enbrel, made by Amgen Inc., and Eli Lilly & Co.'

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  13. Harvard Square newsstand, on verge of eviction, gets offer for a new locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | Boston.com

    Crimson Corner, the outdoor newsstand being forced out of its iconic Harvard Square location to make way for a pizza chain, may get a new home just around the corner on Brattle Street. Colliers International, which manages the building on the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Brattle Street where the newsstand operates, said Tuesday that it offered owner Chris Kotelly a lease for 35 Brattle St. The firm announced the offer for the new location, across the street from the Brattle Theatre, a day after the Globe reported that Crimson Corner was being forced out of its current space.

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  14. Suburban Handbook: Valentine's Day Cheap but charming dates for the financially challengedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Boston.com

    Feeling challenged by the prospect of celebrating Valentine's Day on a constrained budget? The big gesture doesn't have to come with a big price tag. Here are some suggestions for cheap but charming dates for the financially challenged.

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  15. Transgender people say hostility, ignorance common in doctors' offices, emergency roomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Boston.com

    Massachusetts prides itself on being a medical mecca, but transgender people say they regularly encounter ignorance, discrimination, and even hostility in the doctor's office. Mason Dunn, a 31-year-old transgender man, painfully recalls being turned away from a specialist's practice.

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  16. Harvard president asks officials to reconsider Trump's immigration banRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | Boston.com

    Some of the nation's most accomplished academics gathered Sunday at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with grave expressions and cardboard signs, spurred to the streets because they believe the president's ban on immigrants will damage academic scholarship in the United States. Students, professors, and staff at the elite university marched together across the Massachusetts Avenue bridge toward Copley Square to join others from across the region in a public outcry against the executive order that bans people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.

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  17. Boston area academics facing bans on entering USRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | Boston.com

    An Iranian scientist who was bound for Boston Saturday to begin working at a Harvard Medical School laboratory is among the people from predominantly Muslim countries who have been barred entry to the United States. Samira Asgari, who holds a doctorate from the cole Polytechnique Fdrale de Lausanne in Switzerland, posted a Twitter message at 10:35 a.m. announcing that she had been barred from boarding a flight to the United States because she's Iranian.

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  18. Colleges see increase in hunger, homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Boston.com

    The state's colleges and universities are reporting that hunger and homelessness among students have increased over the past year, an alarming new disclosure that makes clear that many low-income students have far more to worry about than just exams and extracurricular activities. The findings, released Tuesday, come from a survey of administrators at the 29 state colleges and universities, 24 of which operate their own food pantries or have partnerships with community food banks.

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  19. Dempsey named head of Transportation for MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Boston.com

    Chris Dempsey, a leader behind a campaign to keep the 2024 Olympics out of Boston, has been named the director of Transportation for Massachusetts, a prominent transportation advocacy coalition. Dempsey, a Brookline native who takes the MBTA every day, said he grew up watching the Green Line rumble down the street outside his window, and is eager to lobby the state to improve its transportation systems.

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  20. Josh Reynolds for The Boston Globe Tree shopping at the 11th hourRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2016 | Boston.com

    Arzoris Hernandez and Ekin Ilseven have never had a Christmas tree before - she grew up in Puerto Rico where real holiday trees are hard to come by, and he is a Muslim. But for their first holiday season as a couple this year, they decided to try it.

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