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  1. Choreographer Elizabeth Streb refuses to play it safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 |

    Groundbreaking choreographer Elizabeth Streb maintains "anything too safe is not action." But she and her gifted group of dancer daredevils take action a step further.


  2. 12-time PGA Tour winner Calvin Peete dies at 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 |

    Calvin Peete, who taught himself how to play golf at 24 and became the most successful black player on the PGA Tour before the arrival of Tiger Woods, died Wednesday morning, the PGA Tour said. He was 71. The tour did not have a cause of death.


  3. Lightower will buy Fibertech for $1.9bRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 |

    Lightower Fiber Networks , a Boxborough firm that operates high-speed data networks throughout the Northeast and Midwest, has agreed to merge with Fibertech Networks of Rochester, N.Y., in a deal valued at $1.9 billion. The companies build networks of optical fibers then sell access to a variety of businesses, including wireless phone companies, which connect their cell towers to the networks to distribute voice and data traffic.


  4. City parents, school activists applaud superintendent selectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 |

    A day after the selection of a new school superintendent, a broad cross section of Boston parents, community activists, and educators said they were looking forward to the prospect of finally having a permanent leader in place for the first time in nearly two years. "Things have been on hold, and I'm looking forward to long-term stability and relationships," said Megan Wolf, a member of Quality Education for Every Student, a parents organization.


  5. Success in school linked to summer learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 |

    Boston school officials and nonprofit leaders will huddle Monday to mull strategies for closing the achievement gap that afflicts children from low-income families. Initial data from an ongoing study conducted in Boston and four other urban communities suggest that summer programs can help elementary school children reduce learning losses that typically occur during vacations and could create a more level playing field.


  6. Marcela Garc a: Where's the story of our multicultural reality in traditional media?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 |

    Half of the residents of this city located about 10 miles northeast of Atlanta are foreign born . Once the site of Ku Klux Klan meetings, Clarkston has now been referred to as "the future of America on steroids."


  7. The Internet Is Not the Answer' by Andrew KeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 |

    I'm old enough to remember when everybody liked the Internet. Lately, not so much.


  8. Jeff Jacoby: Be less romantic about the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 |

    Some find the long winter nights depressing. Others can't muster much merriment in the face of what can seem like an endless procession of bleak headlines.


  9. Revere author opens new chapter on book donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 |

    Nila Webster, a children's book author who lives in Revere, draws inspiration from a line in one of her mother's poems: "Because we dreamed it /it came true." Since a diagnosis of stage 4 lung cancer in 2010, Webster has dreamed of devoting the rest of her life to sharing her positive energy through her books.


  10. Answers sought on CIA role in - 78 JFK probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 |

    It was nearly four decades ago that Eddie Lopez was hired by a congressional committee to reinvestigate the 1963 murder of President John F. Kennedy, a role that had him digging through top secret documents at the CIA. In the end, the House Select Committee on Assassinations reported in 1978 that it believed the assassination was probably the result of a conspiracy, although it couldn't prove that, and its conclusions are disputed by many researchers.


  11. Urban Masses getting flash mobbed by worshipersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 |

    The glory days of Holy Ghost Church were years ago, when Catholics packed into the wooden pews, beneath a starry barrel-vaulted ceiling, listening to bells and kissing icons as priests in colorful robes intoned in ancient tongues the liturgies of a faraway land. The congregation dwindled so much that in 2009 the church was closed, but on a bright Sunday this summer, Holy Ghost was alive again.


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