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Thomas Menino

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  • Winter storm wreaks havoc across northern parts of nation

    NEW YORK — Some holiday travelers got an extra day of vacation Thursday — albeit waiting in an airport — as a giant winter storm barreled through the Midwest, heading for the Northeast. As of late morning, 1,735 flights had been...
  • Snowstorm brings early test for New York's new mayor

    NEW YORK — On his first full day in office Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio faced a headache that has bedeviled many a mayor before him virtually every year: a major snowstorm. At a news briefing shortly after swearing in his new police...
  • Moderates win the day in off-year election

    Moderates win the day in off-year election
    Republican Gov. Chris Christie rolled to easy reelection Tuesday in New Jersey, setting up an expected 2016 presidential bid, while former national Democratic Party Chairman Terry McAuliffe squeezed past his tea party Republican opponent to seize the...
  • Rolling Stone puts Boston Marathon bombing suspect on cover

    Rolling Stone puts Boston Marathon bombing suspect on cover
    How to ignite a firestorm online and across social media: Put Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the August cover of Rolling Stone Magazine. The hashtag #BoycottRollingStone has been trending on Twitter. @BostonBachelor wrote: Hey...
  • Is Rolling Stone's Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Cover Offensive?

    In the era of print media provocation of newsstand sales and the need to make the news to cover the news, it isn't too much of a surprise that Rolling Stone took a more creative approach to its latest cover, a feathery, softly-lit picture of accused...
  • Rolling Stone editors speak on cover photo of alleged Boston bomber

    Rolling Stone editors speak on cover photo of alleged Boston bomber
    Rolling Stone editors have updated the publication's current article on alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with a statement explaining the reasoning behind using a cover photo of Tsarnaev that has drawn extensive criticism online and off. ...
  • Mayor of West, Texas: The face of a ravaged town

    WEST, Texas — The two-tone brown Ford F-150 careens into the downtown parking space and out jumps Tommy Muska, a mayor on the move. Wearing a baseball cap, green long-sleeved shirt and bluejeans, his face ruddy from a life under the central Texas...
  • Rolling Stone sales doubled for issue featuring Boston bomber

    So much for a boycott.  Sales doubled for Rolling Stone's controversial July issue featuring Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the alleged Boston bomber.  The issue sold 13,332 copies since July 19 at 1,420 retail stores -- nearly double the magazine's 52-week...
  • Boston mayor sorry for saying Detroit should be blown up

    Boston mayor sorry for saying Detroit should be blown up
    DETROIT (AP) — A spokeswoman for Boston's mayor says Thomas Menino is sorry that his published remarks that Detroit should be blown up and started over caused offense in the Motor City. The remarks come almost five months after the city of...
  • Edgar Allan Poe statue may go up -- in Boston

    In the long and fruitful afterlife of Edgar Allan Poe, the city of Boston is closer to celebrating the author as one of its own. The Edgar Allan Poe Foundation of Boston is hoping to install a bronze statue of Poe near Boylston and Charles Streets. In...
  • Patriot League expansion to include 10 schools

     
    The Patriot League formally added its two new members Monday as Boston University and Loyola University Maryland joined to bring the League’s full membership to 10 schools. Boston University previously accepted its invitation to join the Patriot...