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Miami bound Boston flight frisked after bomb threat

Filed in Local News by on October 1, 2009 0 Comments
Miami bound Boston flight frisked after bomb threat

An American Airlines flight headed to Miami out of Boston yesterday was delayed after a hand written bomb threat was found, causing passengers to be evacuated The passengers were transferred to another plane headed to Miami as authorities emptied the planes contents. Police used bomb sniffing dogs to clear the aircraft and passenger luggage was […]

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Mind the Gap: Woman gets foot trapped in Subway

Filed in Local News by on September 26, 2009 0 Comments
Mind the Gap: Woman gets foot trapped in Subway

Have you ever been on the subway after work, and just as you’ re ready to get off your stop a flock of people rush in, forcing you to struggle out  through the door and on to the platform? Ever cringe thinking about what would happen if you got stuck somewhere between that mass of […]

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WGBH changes dials, brings news talk to 89.7

Filed in Local News by on September 25, 2009 1 Comment
WGBH changes dials, brings news talk to 89.7

Boston’s WGBH has been on the air for quite some time, in both TV and in radio. It’s FM station has set itself apart from its visual counterpart by embracing auditory form with a focus on classical music programming. That’s all going to change now that WGBH has purchased the classical channel WCRB-FM. The station […]

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Menino to Face Flaherty in November General Election

Filed in Featured, Headline, Local News, Politics by on September 22, 2009 0 Comments
Menino to Face Flaherty in November General Election

It looks more and more like Mayor Thomas Menino is on his way to an unprecedented fifth term in office. With every precinct reporting, Menino placed first amid the four candidate field with 51 percent of the vote in his favor. His closest challenger, and the man he will now face in November’s general election, […]

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TomKat stay in Boston, claim New England in name of Xenu

Filed in Arts & Entertainment, Local News by on September 22, 2009 1 Comment
TomKat stay in Boston, claim New England in name of Xenu

Everybody, break out your e-meters! America’s hottest couple (as far as Scientologists go) has descended onto Boston, gracing us with sweaty jogging sessions and photo-op spurts of motherly love. But what brings these Dianetic dynamos to Beantown? Well apparently Cruise is in town shooting for his upcoming film Wichita, a comedy about a secret agent […]

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Watch For Falling Concrete

Filed in Local News by on September 19, 2009 0 Comments
Watch For Falling Concrete

Powers Inc., the epoxy manufacturer whose faulty adhesive resulted in the fatal Big Dig collapse three years ago, has settled federal charges stemming from the incident for $100,000 while maintaining its innocence. And in Allston, falling concrete from a non-Dig related structure cracked a windshield.

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Simmons School of Management Presents Alumnae Achievement Award to Gretchen Fox

Simmons School of Management Presents Alumnae Achievement Award to Gretchen Fox

In a world where the odds are clearly stacked against entrepreneurs, the journey of a female entrepreneur proves to be a lesson in fighting one’s way to the top. Simmons College alumna Gretchen Fox exemplifies the power and intelligence necessary to flourish in the business world, and in honor of her extensive business and philanthropic […]

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Boston mob man ‘Whitey’ Bulger ordered to pay $15 million

Filed in Local News by on September 18, 2009 3 Comments
Boston mob man ‘Whitey’ Bulger ordered to pay $15 million

Fugitive Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger has been on the lamb for quite some time. Some people claim he’s dead, some say he’s in Italy, others have sworn to see him walking his dog on the shore. Some people loosely based movies off him. Either way its a mystery. So what is a Massachusetts […]

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Toys R Us Giraffe dies in Boston Zoo

Filed in Local News by on September 16, 2009 2 Comments
Toys R Us Giraffe dies in Boston Zoo

The giraffe that once starred in TV commercials for Toys R Us and appeared in Jim Carrey’s “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” has died at the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston. The Giraffe, named Tweet, was 18 years old and had no known health problems, and at the time of his death producers were filming for […]

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Governor Dukakis recognizes Massachusetts as an example: Universal Health Care

Governor Dukakis recognizes Massachusetts as an example: Universal Health Care

Listen as the former Governor explains how Massachusetts is an example of what the national universal health care plan should be.

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