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  1. Who Makes Money When it Snows?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Blizzards usually mean snow days for teachers, bankers, government workers and even for your personal trainer, but there are plenty of people who have to go to work and when it comes to Winter Storm Juno, there are clear winners and losers. Plowz and Mowz is an on-demand app that allows users to order a plow driver to clear out their driveway with the touch of a button.

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  2. Nantucket Hammered by Winter StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Boston.com

    As heavy snow and wind continue across New England, Nantucket is feeling the brunt of the blizzard. According to Nantucket Police, the entire island lost power by Tuesday morning and many downtown roads were affected by coastal flooding as high tide hit around 6 a.m. Due to flooding Francis St is closed at Union St. Washington St is closed from Commercial St to Francis St. Easy St. is closed.

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  3. 3 Challenges for Boston 2024's Olympic Bidding DocumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Boston.com

    It's been a couple of days since Boston 2024 released the bidding documents it submitted to the United States Olympic Committee . Boston 2024 has said time and again that the plans for a 2024 Boston Olympics will likely change as the bid moves forward.

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  4. Police: Man Pointed Gun at Officers During Dorchester ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Boston.com

    Three Boston-area men are under arrest after authorities said they lead officers on a dangerous car and foot chase through Dorchester Thursday afternoon, culminating with one of the men pointing a gun at police. The encounter began as investigators surveilled Tony Evans, 24, of Mattapan, who had outstanding warrants for firearms offenses. 1 comment

  5. Mayor Promises Home Creation on City-Owned ParcelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Boston.com

    In his State of the City address on January 13, Mayor Marty Walsh promised to build affordable homes for low-to middle-income families on 250 city-owned parcels of land. This comes after Walsh's October announcement that he would allocate $20 million to affordable housing projects throughout the city.

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  6. Man, Dog Struck by School Bus in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Boston.com

    A man and his dog were struck by a school bus at 96 Dartmouth Street in Boston on Friday morning, Boston Police said. The man, estimated to be in his 50s, was transported to Tufts Medical Center for care.

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  7. Messy Saturday With Snow, Rain and MoreRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Boston.com

    David Epstein has been a professional meteorologist and horticulturalist for three decades. David spent 16 years at WCVB in Boston and currently is a meteorology professor at Framingham State College and teaches a January Program at Colby College.

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  8. Climate Change Report Could Change Future Alewife DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Boston.com

    It may sound crazy to construct multimillion-dollar developments on a floodplain, but developers in Alewife have been doing it for decades. The release of a climate change report by the city of Cambridge this February, however, could change how this development is done.

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  9. Boston's Space-Saving Tradition ExplainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Boston.com

    When the snow comes down hard in South Boston - and I mean, hard - you will see the seasonal return of cones, pots, pumpkins, beer kegs, beach chairs and other paraphernalia littering the streets. You might also see people throwing punches, keying cars, and slashing tires.

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  10. Why Boston's Historic Districts Stay HistoricRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Boston.com

    Everyone knows that Boston is historic. You can stand where the Boston Tea Party took place, you can look at the plaque where the Boston Massacre occurred and you can step inside Paul Revere's house .

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  11. Here Are Boston 2024's Bidding DocumentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Boston.com

    Boston's bid to host the 2024 Olympics is structured on two "clusters," one focused on South Boston and Dorchester and called the "Waterfront Cluster" and the other incorporating Allston and Cambridge as the "University Cluster," Boston 2024 officials said at a press conference Wednesday afternoon. Boston 2024 gave the press a look at the presentation it gave to the United States Olympic Committee in December, which gave a look at some of the group's plans for the city should Boston wind up hosting the 2024 Games.

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  12. There's a Condo Shortage in Boston, Believe It Or NotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Boston.com

    A bevy of deluxe new residential towers are taking shape on the Boston skyline, but believe it not, the city is actually facing a luxury condo shortage. There has been no dearth of new luxury towers and high-rises built over the past few years, but most have been rentals.

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  13. Rain and Mild Air End The WeekendRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | Boston.com

    David Epstein has been a professional meteorologist and horticulturalist for three decades. David spent 16 years at WCVB in Boston and currently is a meteorology professor at Framingham State College and teaches a January Program at Colby College.

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  14. Road Salt: Where Does It Come From, Where Does It Go?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Boston.com

    To students, winter means the joyous possibility of snow days. To plowers, it means long shifts at crack-of-dawn or dead-of-night hours.

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  15. Headhunting Is Not Just for High Level ExecutivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Boston.com

    Corporate recruiting firms have traditionally been associated with "headhunting," or the search for CEOs or other high-level executives. But firms around Boston connect job candidates at all experience levels with new jobs in all kinds of industries.

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  16. This is the Best Dog for Apartment LivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Boston.com

    I went on a quest to find the best dog for apartment living, and I found it: the French bulldog. My quest was a selfish one, because I live in an apartment and would like to buy a dog.

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  17. Four Seasons Enters 'Most Luxurious' Battle in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Boston.com

    Developer Richard Friedman says he has the answer to that riddle, claiming his 61-story Four Seasons skyscraper will be the poshest condo address ever seen in Boston when it opens in 2017. And the Back Bay's Mandarin Oriental has been widely considered the most luxurious condo residence in the Hub since it opened a decade ago.

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  18. What Boston's Olympic Bid May (or May Not) Mean for a Revolution StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Boston.com

    The New England Revolution are reportedly looking to build a stadium in Boston , and the 2024 Summer Olympics may come to the city , too. These two ideas are kind of connected in a way.

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  19. Bostona s Olympic Opponents Make Their Case to Say No to the GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Boston.com

    Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and the Olympic bidding group Boston 2024 have said they believe the majority of the public supports holding the 2024 Summer Games in the Hub. With little public polling on the issue to this point, it's hard to judge whether that's the case.

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  20. Meet the UFC Fighter Who Broke Tamerlan Tsarnaeva s NoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Boston.com

    Boston.com chatted with UFC welterweight John "Doomsday" Howard, a lifelong Bostonian who's set to make his return to the Octagon when the UFC takes over the TD Garden on Sunday night. During the UFC's last trip to Boston in 2013, Howard upset "The Ultimate Fighter" season 17 finalist Uriah Hall with a unanimous decision victory in front of the hometown crowd.

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