Healey, Patriots Partnership Should Start Trend for NFL

By Patrick O’Rourke BU News Service Sport has the ability to serve as a vehicle of social change, especially in Boston given the platform beset to the its sports teams and stars. It’s why Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey went to Robert Kraft, owner of the NFL’s New England Patriots,

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Endangered Concord Toy Store to Get a Fresh Start

The Toy Shop of Concord, located in the historic town of Concord, Mass., is closing its doors after 72 years over disputes with a landlord, but don’t put away the toys just yet. Christina Erne reports on the impact of its closing, and what’s in store for the future of the small business.

Special Report:
Boston 2024

Amid divided public support and concerns about funding, the bid to bring the 2024 Summer Olympic Games to Boston continues. This special report looks at the pros, the cons, and the athletes as well as the potential roles that Boston’s renowned institutions of higher learning could play if the Olympic torch is lit here.

Schools Eye Olympics Benefits, Drawbacks

By Keiko Talley BU News Service Although plans are up in the air, Boston-area colleges and universities are weighing the idea of their campuses being used as venues for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Schools that could play a part include Harvard University, Boston University, Tufts University, Boston College,the University of

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Home Field Advantage: Games in Boston Could Boost US Medals

By Katie Peverada BU News Service Boston is home to eight World Series titles, six Stanley Cups, four Super Bowls, 17 NBA Championships and multiple national collegiate championships. Every year, thousands of elite athletes bring their talents to the streets, rivers, ice and playing surfaces of the city in some

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Tsarnaev Sentenced to Death

A federal jury Friday sentenced Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death, the final chapter to a brutal, emotionally exhausting trial that brought forth indelible images of an unspeakable crime.

Anti-police Brutality Movement Set to Grow in Boston

By Sharanya Pillai BU News Service Dorchester and Roxbury may see more protests against police brutality in upcoming months, according to organizers of Wednesday’s march in solidarity with Baltimore, who said that they will ramp up their presence in the inner Boston area. On Wednesday evening, activist group Mass Action Against

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Take A Bite Out of This Apple

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/203015622″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Apple enthusiasts are rushing to stores for the newest Apple product – the Apple Watch. The watch launched on Friday, April 24th but many critics of the watch wonder if it will truly be successful. BU News Service reporter, Erika Matera Banoun spoke

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Governor’s Review has Mass Environmentalists Worried

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/202972626″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Governor Charlie Baker is calling for a review of all state regulations to weed out rules that are unnecessary or could stifle business. The review will hone in on any state law that goes beyond federal regulations. There are quite a few of

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