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  1. Fixing the MBTA will now cost more than $7 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Boston.com

    It would require at least $7.3 billion of work to bring it to a state of good repair, according to a presentation at a Monday meeting of the MBTA's Fiscal and Management Control Board. That's up from an estimated $6.7 billion estimate earlier this year.

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  2. After cyclist death, Boston moves to increase safety at dangerous intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Boston.com

    The city of Boston has taken decisive action on behalf of cyclists, less than a month after one was killed at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Beacon Street, according to The Boston Globe . A new protected bike lane, yield signs for drivers and new traffic signals are some of the features that will come to the intersection as early as this week.

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  3. 12 bike paths near BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Boston.com

    Head outside for a two-wheeled ride while the weather still permits. Some routes are near the heart of the city while others are far removed from the hustle and bustle-here are 12 bike routes to check out.

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  4. Happy 189th birthday, Quincy MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Boston.com

    The grand opening of Quincy Market took place on in late August of 1826. Check out the evolution of the market through the years.

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  5. Morning Updates: Police chief defends officer videotaped with hands around suspect's neckRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Boston.com

    Good morning, Boston. Police defended the officer seen in a video putting his hands around a suspect's neck, home-buyers are worried the Green Line extension won't come, and the rest of the news you need to know today.

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  6. How do you solve a problem like the Green Line Extension?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Boston.com

    That's the potential overrun, state officials said Monday, for the Boston area's biggest transit project - the long-planned, oft-delayed, but now-underway Green Line extension into Somerville and Medford. The project is legally required as an environmental mitigation for the Big Dig highway tunnel project.

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  7. Morning Updates: Tsarnaev juror explains his death penalty decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Boston.com

    Good morning, Boston. The long-awaited Green Line extension could be even more long-awaited, a juror for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial speaks out, and the rest of the news you need to know today.

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  8. Green Line extension into Somerville and Medford endangeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Boston.com

    MBTA customers waiting for the Green Line's extension into Somerville and Medford may be waiting in vain, according to The Boston Globe . On Monday, the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority, which originally forecasted the project would cost about $2.3 billion, said the initial estimate was low by anywhere from $700 million to an extra $1 billion dollars.

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  9. Can Cambridge and Somerville slow gentrification amid sky-high home prices?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Boston.com

    Two of the most expensive places to live Greater Boston are looking to make their communities a little more affordable to buyers of modest means. A panel of more than two dozen Somerville officials and residents are brainstorming ways to help buyers of more limited means and to get a handle on gentrification as real estate values soar.

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  10. There's a 'Black Lives Matter' banner hanging over Somerville's City HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Boston.com

    Somerville is making a statement at its City Hall. The city has hung a "Black Lives Matter" banner over the entrance of the building, The Boston Globe reports.

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  11. 'Cars, girls, and cruising': When owning a classic conjures up a romantic pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Boston.com

    A recent BloombergBusiness article cautioned investors looking to triple their money by buying a vintage car, saying only 3 percent of the antiquated vehicles sell at auction, and likening their engineering to "50-year-old bicycles." Luckily, for many classic car enthusiasts, owning a vintage automobile is much more than an investment.

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  12. Wynn proposes somebody could build a bridge to his casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Boston.com

    Wynn Resorts, which intends to build a $1.7 billion resort casino in Everett, plans to pay for the state to revisit an idea it took up just a few years ago: building a pedestrian path across the Mystic River. Wynn said in a filing for a state environmental certificate that it would agree to pay $250,000 to fund a feasibility study for a footbridge outfitted for cyclists and pedestrians.

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  13. The best hangover brunches around BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Boston.com

    Canary Square: A great drink list and a brunch menu that changes with the seasons are but two of the things that make this JP spot great-but when you're hungover, get the brunch fries. They throw a poached egg on top of a pile of fries, then douse the whole thing in hollandaise.

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  14. Sorry Huff Po, but people in Somerville don't feel like they're in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Boston.com

    "I think Allston is the Brooklyn of Massachusetts," Christian Garcia said. "I lived in Brooklyn a few month ago.

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  15. 'It turns out' both the teen and the Museum of Science were right. How?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Boston.com

    "You are right that the formula for the Golden Ratio is incorrect," a Museum of Science employee wrote to Joseph Rosenfeld after the 15-year-old filled out a comment card pointing out an error in the Golden Ratio "Mathematica" exhibit. But now the museum is telling a different story.

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  16. The World Naked Bike Ride is coming back to BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Boston.com

    The World Naked Bike Ride , which takes place in 70 cities and 20 countries is coming to Boston this weekend. The event, in its 11th year, protests dependence on oil and promotes bike safety and a positive body image, according to the organization's website.

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  17. Where in the world is the Children Museum's inflatable Arthur?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Boston.com

    No, that's not a new episode of the aardvark-starring children's show - it's the answer the Boston Children's Museum gave when someone asked where the inflatable character went. Jo-Anne Baxter, media contact for the Children's Museum, confirmed that Arthur is getting some much-needed R&R.

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  18. 15-year-old catches math error at the Museum of ScienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | Boston.com

    Joseph Rosenfeld was looking at the museum exhibit - as old as the Museum of Science itself, and more than twice his own age - when he saw it. When the Virginia high schooler recently came to Boston on a family trip, he visited the museum with his aunts.

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  19. Save money by snagging free admission at these Boston-area museumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Boston.com

    There are plenty of ways to drink in Boston's museum culture for free this summer. You just need to know when and where to go.

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  20. The smartest businesses in Massachusetts, according to MITRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Boston.com

    Electric car innovator Tesla was ranked number one on the MIT Technology Review's annual list of top 50 Smartest Companies , but Boston-area companies also had quite a presence. Each year the Review looks for companies that "have truly innovative technology and a business model that is both practical and ambitious, with the result that it has set the agenda in its field over the past 12 months."

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