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  1. Philippines president visits Boston CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Filipino-Americans from around New England gathered at Boston College on Sunday to celebrate the visit of Philippines President Benigno S. Aquino III, making a nostalgic return to the Hub for the first time in 31 years. "Boston... gave my family a sense of normalcy in what can only be described as very abnormal times back home," Aquino recalled of the turmoil in the Philippines of the early 1980s.

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  2. Murder charges dropped in death of infant in 2010Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Boston.com

    Middlesex County prosecutors have dropped first-degree murder charges in the case of Geoffrey Wilson, a former Massachusetts Institute of Technology employee charged in 2010 with killing his 6-month-old son. Prosecutors dropped the case after questions were raised about a medical expert's finding on the cause of the child's death and after the state medical examiner's office in August changed the manner of death in the case from "homicide" to "could not be determined."

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  3. Allston sale highlights hot city housing marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Boston.com

    In the latest measure of Boston's white hot real estate market, a cluster of apartment buildings in Allston is being sold for one of the highest prices ever for a multifamily property in the city. Three buildings in the Green District off Commonwealth Avenue are being purchased by National Development of Newton for nearly $150 million.

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  4. On cape, climate change worries home buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Boston.com

    About five years ago, Neil Leifer and Ellen Carno decided to build a vacation home on Cape Cod and wanted a place within biking distance of the fast ferry from Boston to avoid summer traffic. Friends told them to stay away from the ocean side of the Cape, saying the bay side is less prone to storm damage and erosion.

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  5. Needham Saturday train service to be restoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Boston.com

    Two years after the state's decision to stop the weekend commuter rail runs connecting Needham to Boston amid a frenzy of budget cuts, Needham legislators and officials have successfully fought to reinstate the Saturday train service. Local officials are working with the MBTA to iron out when the service will officially restart, and how often the trains will run, said state Representative Denise Garlick, a Needham Democrat who helped champion the measure on Beacon Hill.

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  6. Bargain BinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Boston.com

    Around 18 Marblehead businesses will also host sidewalk sales on Saturday. Among the deals, Kirribilla will have markdowns on fall transitional pieces and summer items; Pint Size and Up will have women's jewelry and baby clothing and shoes marked down 50-75 percent; and The Spirit of '76 Bookstore will have books and gift items at up to 75 percent off.

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  7. Companies boost efforts to market products linking girls and scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Boston.com

    "People say sexism isn't continuing right now, but if we can't get the same T-shirts as men, how can we ever be equal?" - Carmen De Benedictis, high school student This summer, Lands' End was forced to admit it flunked science when a New Jersey mom posted a letter on the company's Facebook page lamenting the lack of "cool science shirts" for her NASA-loving, 9-year-old daughter. The Wisconsin-based company produces lots of science-themed clothing options for boys.

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  8. Construction makes Mass. Turnpike a road to miseryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 31 | Boston.com

    It is evidence of the bleak state of matters that the staff at Dunkin' Donuts in Framingham started to take notice the last few weeks when Bill Sell arrived increasingly early.

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  9. Tuukka Rask plays street hockey to benefit charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | Boston.com

    On Saturday, the Bruins goaltender had the chance to shake off some offseason rust when he played street hockey with 10- and 11-year-old girls from the Boston Junior Eagles to benefit Good Sports.

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  10. Artist Roberto Mighty finds stories at Mt. Auburn cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Boston.com

    It's nearly midnight in Mount Auburn Cemetery , Roberto Mighty 's favorite time to roam these paths and seek out stories of the dead.

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  11. Diary offers a glimpse of 1796 Boylston lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Boston.com

    Fred Brown, curator of the Boylston Historical Society, works on the transcription of a diary started by Simon Davis in 1796.

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  12. Road to kindergarten more than child's playRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | Boston.com

    Pine Village Preschool on Fourth Avenue, is asked her teaching method, how she gets through to such young, mushy minds - and she's asked often - she always replies that atmosphere is key, friendship is crucial, and manners are a must.

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  13. Globe photos of the week, Aug. 22, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | Boston.com

    Alison Keir was filming video footage from the historic schooner Roseway in Boston harbor.

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  14. Which Web series deserve Emmys?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | Boston.com

    There is no primetime online. So it makes sense that the Emmys have yet to delve too deeply into the widening world of Web series, though a few have popped up in variously named "interactive program" or "short format" categories.

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  15. Parishioners to pray for end to persecution of Iraq's ChristiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2014 | Boston.com

    Parishioners will join Boston Iraqis to pray for peace and an end to the persecution of Christians tonight at Mary Immaculate of Lourdes parish in Newton.

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  16. sipsCopper-hued pinot grigio for adventurous dinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Boston.com

    If a sommelier suggests a wine that offers heft and swagger, don't be surprised if it turns out to be pinot grigio.

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  17. Summer at Second Time AroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Boston.com

    Consignment retailer Second Time Around has summer clothing, handbags, and shoes marked down 50 percent.

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  18. Neighbors challenge Newton school projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Boston.com

    Plans to build a new, and bigger Zervas Elementary School in Newton are moving forward despite a lobbying effort by a neighborhood group that wants the work stalled long enough to convince city officials that a scaled-back project is the better way to proceed.

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  19. Newton startup using cardboard boxes to insulate homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2014 | Boston.com

    Mark Brandstein , CEO of UltraCell, says his company can take advantage of the growing number of boxes being shipped to people who order goods online - and then throw out the packaging.

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  20. Fanciful raw veggies taste better when carvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Boston.com

    Lauren Brooks can carve a calla lily out of a stalk of fennel, or a water lily from an onion, with impressive speed and dexterity.

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