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New Boston Mayor Kim Janey: ‘We cannot go back to normal’ on racial equity

Kim Janey, who last month became the first Black woman to be named mayor of Boston, sai… Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/547587-new-boston-mayor-kim-janey-we-cannot-go-back-to-normal-on-racial-equity Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Vulcan Salute statue to be built in Boston in honor of Leonard Nimoy

Today is Leonard Nimoy Day in Boston, and what better way to celebrate than the announcement of a 20-ft Vulcan Salute statue that will be…

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A byproduct of the pandemic? Colleges see soaring interest in health fields

PHILADELPHIA — Vanessa Oppong thought about delaying her pursuit of a master’s degree in public health at Temple University, given that classes were moved online…

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A Fenway first: Ballpark becomes voting venue amid pandemic

The baseball season may be over for the Boston Red Sox, but people are lining up at Fenway Park to vote Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/a-fenway-first-ballpark-becomes-voting-venue-amid-pandemic-rob-cohen-box-ballot-box-boston-time-b1112879.html Droolin’ Dog…

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Boston declares racism a public health emergency, will give police overtime to community programs

Boston has declared racism a public health emergency and will divert funds meant for police overtime toward community programs.Mayor Marty Walsh (D) announced the change…

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