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  1. 'Strong Boston!' Lelisa Desisa Was Pure Joy After Winning the MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Boston.com

    The 25-year-old from Ethiopia won the 2013 marathon, but his victory was lost in the chaos after two bombs were detonated by the finish line, four hours into the race. As a heartfelt gesture to those injured in the explosions, Desisa returned his first-place medal to the city of Boston in a public ceremony on the Common that June.

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  2. Meb Finishes First in Our Hearts With Adorable Hand-HoldingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Defending Boston Marathon champ Meb Keflezighi provided a heart-warming moment by crossing the finish line holding hands with a female runner. While cruising into an eighth place finish among the men's elite runners, Meb reached out and grabbed the hand of Hilary Dionne , an elite women's runner from nearby Charlestown.

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  3. Ethiopiaa s Lelisa Desisa Wins Mena s DivisionSportsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Lelisa Desisa gave Boston his medal for winning the city's marathon in 2013. This year, he gets to keep it.

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  4. Mayor Walsh Helps His Chief of Staff with Elaborate Finish Line EngagementRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Boston.com

    With an assist from his boss, Dan Koh, Mayor Marty Walsh's chief of staff, proposed to his girlfriend Amy Sennett at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Both Koh and Sennett ran the race and finished around 1:45 p.m. Walsh stood just past the finish line and presented the couple with the engagement ring.

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  5. Marathon Monday Isn't Just the Best of Boston Sports -- It's the Best of Sports, PeriodRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Chad Finn writes the Touching All the Bases column for Boston.com and is the media columnist for the Globe. TATB was an EPPY Award finalist in 2012 and '13 for Best Sports Blog.

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  6. Today in History: Paul Revere's Legendary RideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Boston.com

    Between " Paul Revere's Ride ," and history teachers across America, nearly everyone has heard the words "one if by land, two if by sea" and associates them with the heroic silversmith-turned-herald. The basics of Longfellow's poem ring true.

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  7. All in the Family: 41 Years as the Honda GuysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Boston.com

    The guys are the four Giacchino brothers Gene , Paul , Rob , and Richard , second generation owners of Honda Cars of Boston , which is located in Everett, just outside of Sullivan Square. All the "boys" remember working in the family business while still in high school.

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  8. Where are they now: Rosie Ruiz and the man who uncovered her ruseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Boston.com

    The infamous quote "Well-behaved women seldom makes history" comes to the forefront of my mind when I conjure up a memory of Rosie Ruiz. The infamous Cuban-born women came into my life unexpectedly and affected me in more ways than one.

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  9. What Boston's Median Home Price Can Get You By NeighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Boston.com

    The median home price in Boston, according to Zillow is $455,500 , but you're not going to get the same type of house throughout the city for that price. We compiled some listings from a variety of neighborhoods in Boston to see what you can get for close to half a million.

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  10. This Boston College Student is Collecting Your Empty Cans for His Marathon Fundraising EffortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Boston.com

    For many college students, nothing says celebrating Patriots' Day quite like "kegs and eggs" and divvying up a 30 rack between friends. Boston College senior Brendon Anderson is running the marathon, so he won't be drinking beers, but he is asking his friends to save him some.

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  11. Dan Koh Is Running BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Boston.com

    Every morning, Dan Koh eats an egg-white omelette for breakfast, usually with a Diet Coke - "that's my weird thing," he sheepishly admits. As Mayor Marty Walsh's chief of staff, Koh speaks to the mayor at 6:45 to prep for the day ahead, and then he's off to the gym for a treadmill workout.

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  12. In Boston, the Fight for Better Pay Goes Beyond Fast FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Boston.com

    Boston University lecturer Dan Hunter was one of many adjunct professors rallying for higher wages at Forsyth Park near Northeastern University Tuesday, April 14, calling the income of local part-time faculty "counter to the American Dream." "Those who are given PhDs and MBAs are promised they will be useful, and yet they usually work at similar institutions to where they went or where they still owe money and qualify for food stamps," Hunter told Boston.com.

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  13. The Most Expensive Block in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Boston.com

    The most expensive block in Boston is probably exactly where you would guess: the heart of Beacon Hill, lining a private park enclosed by a wrought iron gate. The median home value on Louisburg Square is over $6.7 million, according to real estate site Zillow.

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  14. Joe Biden: 'We Own the Finish Line'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Boston.com

    As part of #OneBostonDay , Vice President Joe Biden tweeted this photo from the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings. Boston reminds us that America refuses to bend.

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  15. Run 26.2 Miles in These Boston Marathon-Inspired ShoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Boston.com

    You could run the Boston Marathon. Or you could gain street credibility with these running shoes inspired by the 26.2-mile road race.

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  16. 2 Years After Marathon Bombing, We Are 'One Boston'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Boston.com

    It's been two years, and $80 million in donations , and one trial with 30 guilty charges , since the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. But, no matter how you measure, Bostonians were forever changed on April 15, 2013, when two bombs killed three people, and injured more than 280 others.

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  17. Firefighters battle a blaze in North EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Boston.com

    Boston firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze Thursday in the top two floors of an attached building on Stillman Place in the North End.

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  18. North End Fire Injures Two RespondersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Boston.com

    A fire in a vacant four-story brick building in Boston's North End injured two responders and billowed smoke above the city late Tuesday afternoon.

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  19. Want to Live on One of Greater Boston's Best Streets?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Boston.com

    Boston Globe Magazine just released its list of " The Best Streets in Greater Boston ," with streets from Back Bay to South Boston to Weymouth making the cut. Globe Magazine based its rankings on input from the Massachusetts Association of Realtors and things like "curb appeal and proximity to amenities like playgrounds and restaurants."

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  20. Boston Rent Is Expensive, But at Least You Don't Have a Shower in the KitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Boston.com

    Boston rents are not cheap . In fact, this map shows that rents have been increasing in the Hub since around 1990.

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