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  1. Ex-studio boss who oversaw major '70s films diesRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Home

    Frank Yablans, a former president of Paramount Pictures in the 1970s who oversaw the release of several groundbreaking pictures, has died. Yablans' son, Eddy Yablans, says that his father died of natural causes Thursday morning at his home in Los Angeles.

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  2. Most Boston Protesters See Charges DismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WBUR-AM Boston

    Most of the protesters arrested in Boston during Tuesday night's demonstrations over the Ferguson grand jury decision had their criminal charges dropped Wednesday. Some 1,500 people came out to protest the grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen.

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  3. Protest Snarls Boston Traffic Tuesday, Briefly Closes Mass. Ave. ConnectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Boston.com

    Update 11:10 p.m.: The crowd has broken up into smaller groups, and police are working to block multiple highway ramps to both I-93 and the Mass Pike. Ramps near Copley Square, Dewey Square, the Greenway, Chinatown, the Seaport, and the North End were blocked late into the night.

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  4. Ferguson protesters spend night trying to block a highway; police spend night trying to stop themRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Universal Hub

    ... ramp off Clarendon Street, to which BPD quickly rushed reinforcements, then up Clarendon to Boylston, into Chinatown and attempts to get into the O'Neill Tunnel from Essex Street up each ramp up to Seaport Boulevard. No rioting, no property damage, ...

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  5. Downtown School Night Reveals Numerous OptionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Beacon Hill Times

    The volunteer parent organization Downtown Schools for Boston sponsored its second annual "Downtown Schools Night" at 74 Joy St. on Thursday, allowing parents of prospective students to learn more about nearby public elementary-, middle- and high-school options. The evening began as a panel of parents of students attending the Eliot School in Jamaica Plain, the Harvard-Kent Elementary School in Charlestown, the Hurley K-8 School in the South End, the Josiah Quincy School in Chinatown and the Harvard-Ken Elementary School in Charlestown discussed their respective schools and fielded questions ranging from transportation to and from school for students to extracurricular activities.

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  6. The Chinatown Coalition meetingRead the original story

    Friday Nov 7 | Sampan

    Thursday, Nov. 13 9:30 a.m. 38 Ash Street Boston, MA 02111 The Chinatown Coalition meeting will take place at the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, 4F. The public is welcome to attend.

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  7. Just In: Baker: - The vibe this time is different'Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Boston Herald

    ... well in. (But) I got just an unbelievably, overwhelmingly positive response," Baker said. "The same was true in Chinatown the weekend before. I went to the Irish festival in Dorchester. I got a great response there. I spent a lot of time the last ...

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  8. Making an election relevant to young citizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 1 | Boston.com

    It was the last discussion question in Oliver Haydock's senior constitutional law class at Jeremiah Burke High School in Dorchester: Is voting a right, and should it be a responsibility? To many of Haydock's students, the answer was simple: Voting is not something they - or anybody - should be forced to do because there is no moral imperative to cast a ballot. "We do not have an obligation.

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  9. Coakley 'totally convinced' momentum is on her sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Nashoba Publishing Online

    Candidate for governor Martha Coakley on Monday refused to concede any momentum to her Republican opponent Charlie Baker, who has racked up multiple newspaper endorsements in the days since a poll found him leading Coakley by a significant margin. Coakley started her last full week on the trail campaigning in Chinatown on the site of an affordable housing project with construction workers who wore stickers reading, "Hard Hats for Martha."

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  10. Unions admit late start on push for CoakleyRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Labor leaders lining up behind Democratic gubernatorial nominee Martha Coakley admit they've gotten a late start on their normally well-oiled push toward Election Day. Comparing union organizing this fall to Elizabeth Warren's 2012 campaign, Frank Callahan, president of Massachusetts Building Trades Council, said Coakley will be able to lean on more than 1,000 volunteers over the next week in her heated race with Baker, with so-called labor walks - door-to-door contact with union members - kicking off nightly in Boston and beyond.

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  11. Unions to flex muscles for final Martha Coakley pushRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | Boston Herald

    Labor leaders lining up behind Democratic gubernatorial nominee Martha Coakley admit they've gotten a late start on their normally well-oiled push toward Election Day, but vow to be a deciding factor for her race against Republican hopeful Charlie Baker. Comparing union organizing this fall to Elizabeth Warren's 2012 campaign, Frank Callahan, president of Massachusetts Building Trades Council, said Coakley will be able to lean on more than 1,000 volunteers over the next week in her heated race with Baker, with so-called labor walks - door-to-door contact with union members - kicking off nightly in Boston and beyond.

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  12. Coakley a oetotally convinceda momentum on her sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | WWLP

    ... found him leading Coakley by a significant margin. Coakley started her last full week on the trail campaigning in Chinatown on the site of an affordable housing project with construction workers who wore stickers reading, "Hard Hats for Martha." ...

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  13. Gov candidates find new gear as vote nearsRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2014 | Boston Herald

    ... phone calls and knocked on 37,000 doors, according to the campaigns. Coakley told supporters at a house party in Chinatown yesterday that she needed their help over the next nine days. Baker, at a forum earlier in the day, said his campaign had ...

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  14. Coming dates to put on your calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... culture. The 2nd annual Blender Bender brings a dozen bartenders together at Chow Chow City on Essex St. in Chinatown from 8 to 11 p.m.: Bob McCoy from Eastern Standard blending with Privateer Isaac Sussman from State Park blending with Appleton ...

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  15. Boston-area women to receive free cancer screenings at Tufts Medical...Read the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | Sampan

    ... and Gynecologist at Tufts Medical Center. "The Medical Center always has been committed to giving back to the Chinatown community, which supports us so well. By offering local women these critical exams at no cost, we are doing our part to promote ...

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  16. Coakley, Baker rally supporters as election loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | Boston.com

    At a cavernous union hall in Charlestown Sunday morning, her voice resonating off the walls, Democrat Martha Coakley exhorted members of Teamsters Local 25 to get out the vote for her. At a North End restaurant, with the smell of Italian food in the air, Republican Charlie Baker and running mate Karyn Polito encouraged a few dozen supporters to focus their next two weeks and two days on marshaling their networks for Nov. 4, Election Day.

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  17. Boston Leather District Condos & Lofts Under $500,000Read the original story

    Oct 18, 2014 | Boston Real Estate Blog

    As the city of Boston has grown and evolved, its neighborhoods have changed as well. The names of the West End, North End, and South End refer to their positions on the Shawmut Peninsula, the original extent of Boston.

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  18. New Boston Fund, Acdc, Suffolk Top Off at One GreenwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Sampan

    David Walker, VP of Construction at New Boston Fund , and Jim Kelleher , Chief Investment Officer at New Boston Fund, join the construction crew of Suffolk for the topping off of One Greenway's North Building on Oct. 7. Sheila Dillon, Chief of Housing and Director of the Department of Neighborhood Development; Janelle Chan, Executive Director of Asian Community Development Corporation; and Jim Kelleher, Chief Investment Officer at New Boston Fund celebrate the topping off of One Greenway's North Building in Chinatown BOSTON - - New Boston Fund, Inc., a private equity real estate investment, development and management firm; Asian Community Development Corporation , a 27-year old non-profit organization serving the Asian American community of Greater Boston; and New Boston's Urban Strategy America Fund, announced today the topping off of One Greenway, a 363-unit mixed-income development ... (more)

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  19. What's Open, Closed on Columbus Day in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Patch.com

    Before you head out on Columbus Day, Oct. 13, check our list of what's open and closed in the area on the holiday. Municipal, state, federal offices: Closed .

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  20. Savory Southern food at SavvorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Examiner.com

    The best fried chicken in the city is on the outskirts of Chinatown. At Savvor, on Lincoln Street, sit at the bar and order Tennessee-style fried chicken by the piece: $3.50 for the big pieces, and 45 cents per wing, which are also available jerk-spiced or BBQ.

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