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  1. Police arrest 23 as protesters swamp streets, snarl trafficRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | Boston Herald

    State police made 23 arrests yesterday and hundreds of demonstrators snarled traffic through downtown Boston as they marched in protest of the killing of unarmed black men by police in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island, N.Y. "Several demonstrators who failed to comply with the law despite orders to do so have been taken into custody in the area of Nashua Street, near the ramps to Route 93," state police said in a statement yesterday afternoon. Of the 15 men and eight women arrested yesterday, the majority were nabbed near the Interstate 93 on-ramp, state police said.

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  2. SantaCon kicks off with hopes of less naughtinessRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | Boston Herald

    The annual costumed pub crawl featuring a horde of sloshed Santas on the streets of Manhattan got underway Saturday with a lesson in the First Amendment. Civil rights lawyer Norman Siegel addressed the SantaCon crowd in Times Square about the government's right to reasonably regulate an event that New Yorkers have complained has gotten out of hand in past years.

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  3. A few Boston arrests in police killings protestRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Hundreds have marched in Boston as part of a national day of protest of police killings of unarmed black men in Ferguson, Missouri, and Staten Island, New York last summer. The Saturday afternoon protest was mostly peaceful but state police said several people were arrested after scuffling with officers blocking an on-ramp to Interstate 93 near Nashua Street.

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  4. Protesters being arrested in BostonRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Demonstrators gather at the Massachusetts Statehouse in Boston to protest recent grand jury decisions clearing white police officers involved with recent killings of unarmed black men. Hundreds of demonstrators marched through the streets of Boston again today in protest of the killing of unarmed black men by police in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island, N.Y., and some are now being arrested.

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  5. Sharing day of protest, NYC's SantaCon reins inRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2010 | Boston Herald

    You'd better watch out. You'd better not fight. Better not be a lout. And SantaCon's telling you why.

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  6. Will: In Garner case, excesses of justice system exposedRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Boston Herald

    By history's frequently brutal dialectic, the good that we call progress often comes spasmodically, in lurches propelled by tragedies caused by callousness, folly or ignorance. With the grand jury's as-yet inexplicable and probably inexcusable refusal to find criminal culpability in Eric Garner's death on a Staten Island sidewalk, the nation might have experienced sufficient affronts to its sense of decency.

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  7. Just In: State trooper on restricted duty after protest pepper spray incidentRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Boston Herald

    A state trooper who was recorded on a cellphone video that appears to show him blasting a protester with pepper spray earlier this month was placed on restricted duty yesterday pending an internal investigation, a state police spokesman said. "On Tuesday, the State Police placed the trooper depicted in the video on restricted duty pending completion of a department investigation," sate police spokesman David Procopio said in a statement.

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  8. Prince William, Kate visit Sept. 11 memorialRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Britain's Prince William and his wife, Kate, paid their respects with a handwritten note Tuesday at the Sept. 11 museum and told its leaders they were struck by the enormity of the loss in the 2001 terror attacks.

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  9. Pepper-sprayed man to meet ACLURead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Boston Herald

    American Civil Liberties Union representatives will meet tomorrow with a Cambridge man - who recorded a state trooper pepper-a spraying him at a protest of police tactics last week - to determine whether any legal action should be taken. "We are concerned by what we have seen and heard about this incident," said ACLU Boston spokesman Christopher Ott, who said the organization would meet with Kin Moy, 24, tomorrow and have further comment afterwards.

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  10. Police probe use of pepper spray during protestRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Boston Herald

    State police say they have begun an internal investigation after a Cambridge man posted an online video that appears to show a trooper using pepper spray on him. Kin Moy says he was trying to record a man being arrested on a highway on-ramp last Thursday as several hundred people protested the killings of unarmed black men by police in Ferguson, Missouri and Staten Island, New York.

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  11. Protester says cop hit him with pepper sprayRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | Boston Herald

    A Cambridge man who says he was blasted with pepper spray while trying to film a protester being arrested on a highway on-ramp Thursday night posted a video of his dustup with a trooper online, prompting state police to launch an internal investigation. "The Massachusetts State Police are aware of a video posted online that appears to show a trooper using pepper spray on a protester in Boston," state police spokesman David Procopio said last night.

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  12. Pakistan says top al-Qaida militant killed in raidRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Pakistani soldiers killed a top al-Qaida operative Saturday who was indicted in the U.S. for his alleged involvement in a plot to bomb New York's subway system, the military said in a statement. The death of Adnan Shukrijumah is the latest blow to the terror organization still reeling from the 2011 killing of leader Osama bin Laden and now largely eclipsed by the militant Islamic State group.

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  13. Family of NYC chokehold victim moved by protestsRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | Boston Herald

    The mother and widow of the unarmed black man whose chokehold death sparked protests across the country said Saturday they've been moved by the thousands of peaceful demonstrators who have taken to the streets after a New York City grand jury declined to indict the white officer involved. "It is just so awesome to see how the crowds are out there," said Eric Garner's mother, Gwen Carr, who said she herself was stuck in her car after protests shut down traffic.

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  14. Hillary Clinton, in Boston, says families deserve - full, fair accounting': Watch the VideoRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Hillary Clinton addressed head-on the killings of two unarmed black men - one in Ferguson, Mo., and another in Staten Island, N.Y. - saying yesterday justice is "out of balance." "I know that a lot of hearts are breaking and we are asking ourselves, 'Aren't these our sons? Aren't these our brothers?'" Clinton said.

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  15. First arrests as protesters, who chanted 'No justice, no...Read the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Boston Police officers start to gather on the Boston Common for the tree lighting ceremony and impending protest on Thursday. Protesters who targeted the tree-lighting on Boston Common have been arrested as they clashed with state police on the State House grounds, before a crowd estimated in the thousands pushed its way down to City hall Plaza.

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  16. Hillary Clinton on police killings: - Justice system out of balance'Read the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Hillary Clinton publicly addressed for the first time the killings of unarmed black men by police officers in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island, N.Y., saying "we have allowed our criminal justice system to get out of balance" at a women's conference in the Hub this afternoon. "Our hearts are breaking and we are asking ourselves, 'Aren't these our sons? Aren't these our brothers?'" Clinton said.

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  17. Mayor Walsh vows - no unpaid debt' if Boston hosts 2024 OlympicsRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Even with an inevitable cost in the tens of billions, the city will suffer no long-term debt if chosen to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, Mayor Martin J. Walsh vowed today. "I am not going to leave whoever follows me as mayor of the city of Boston with a large price tag of unpaid debt when it comes to the Olympics," Walsh declared today at City Hall, one day after Boston hit the send button on its official bid to trump Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., as the games' host.

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  18. Op-ed: 'Slow City' route leads to surf, life's simple pleasuresRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Today's 24/7 high-speed global McCulture nota only threatens to undermine what's unique about Boston it could make you unhappier too. Gallup reports that 70 percent of American employees are either unhappy or disengaged at work.

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  19. Developers look to create underground NYC parkRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2012 | Boston Herald

    Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York City's High Line, an elevated park built on defunct railroad tracks transformed into an urban sanctuary of flowers, grasses and trees. Private planners inspired by the High Line's success are now looking deep under Manhattan at a proposal to create the Lowline, billed as the world's first underground park.

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  20. Protests against Ferguson decision grow across USRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | Boston Herald

    People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from the predominantly black St. Louis suburb. Peaceful demonstrators marched in Seattle and Albuquerque and disrupted traffic in St. Louis and Cleveland.

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