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  • Boston bounces back quickly from blizzard's 2 feet of snow; forecasters got this one right

    Boston bounced back quickly Wednesday from the Blizzard of 2015, with subways, buses and trains up and running again the morning after the storm buried a swath of New England in 2 to 3 feet of snow. Many businesses reopened, as did Logan Airport, and...
  • On The Fly: Sun Trade Montgomery To Sue Bird's Seattle Storm

    On The Fly: Sun Trade Montgomery To Sue Bird's Seattle Storm
    Save the date: Friday, July 31. That is when the Seattle Storm comes to the Mohegan Sun Arena to play the Connecticut Sun. The Storm will have two of best guards in UConn history, Sue Bird and Renee Montgomery. The Sun traded Montgomery and the Nos. 3 and...
  • Man braves blizzard to clean snow off Boston Marathon finish line

    A mystery man who shoveled the Boston Marathon finish line during the blizzard, becoming a symbol of the city’s spirit, was identified Wednesday as a bartender working down the street from the area where two pressure-cooker bombs shattered a...
  • Mr. Tsarnaev, meet Mr. Leopold and Mr. Loeb

    Mr. Tsarnaev, meet Mr. Leopold and Mr. Loeb
    Cathleen O'Connell, the PBS documentarian, cut right to the core with her first question about the Leopold and Loeb case from 1924: "Why among all brutal murders was this one called 'crime of the century'?" O'Connell had a point when you consider 20th...
  • Man who shoveled Boston Marathon finish line revealed

    Man who shoveled Boston Marathon finish line revealed
    One man and his snow shovel became a viral hero after shoveling the finish line of the prestigious Boston Marathon.  That man is Boston bartender Chris Laudani.  Philip Hillman captured the image from his Boston hotel room Tuesday while a blizzard was...
  • Area road racing hall of fame inducts 3 new members

     Area road racing hall of fame inducts 3 new members
    A marathon runner who competed at Boston and New York Cty, a runner with wins from his teens to the senior age groups, and a local icon in race-walking are the newest inductees into the Virginia Peninsula Road Racing Hall of Fame. The honorees are Chris...
  • Panic attacks, bad backs: Theater shooting brings out jury excuses, shows hardships of service

    One prospective juror said she had a panic attack. Another claimed to have a bad back. A third is in the military and worried he would be deployed during the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes. As thousands of jurors arrive at the...
  • Simsbury Native Helps Research Boston Marathon Book

    Simsbury Native Helps Research Boston Marathon Book
    SIMSBURY — When Delia Brimmer first learned about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, she was in the middle of the ocean. Brimmer, a Simsbury native, was studying abroad as part of a "Semester at Sea" program, and said she was worried for her...
  • Boston Olympic bidders envision transformed city, beyond 2024 Summer Games

    Sailing in Boston Harbor. Baseball at Fenway Park. Beach volleyball on Boston Common, the oldest public park in the United States. The organizers of Boston's Olympic bid unveiled their plans for the 2024 Summer Games on Wednesday. Those plans include a...
  • Al Qaida's pattern of attack

    Al Qaida's pattern of attack
    Al-Qaida has claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack on the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists in Paris. The motive for the attack by the Kouachi brothers was to avenge what the brothers believed to be blasphemy against the prophet Mohammed. Yet the...
  • New McDonald's commercial generates strong reactions

    New McDonald's commercial generates strong reactions
    McDonald's new commercial showcasing heartfelt messages on outdoor signs quickly led to strong reactions, with some suggesting the restaurant giant did a great job and others saying the commercial shows the Golden Arches trying to profit from tragedies....