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Cambridge 5th Grade Teacher Charged in Child Porn Case

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 19:51
A Cambridge teacher is facing child porn charges after authorities say he admitted to exchanging illicit videos and photos.






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Astronomers Spot Most Earth-Like Planet Yet

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 18:34
A distant, rocky world similar in size to our own exists in the Goldilocks zone, where it's not too hot and not too cold for life.






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Chelsea Clinton Tells Crowd at Event That She's Pregnant

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:47
Clinton, the 34-year-old daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton, is married to Marc Mezvinsky.






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April 17, 2014: bdc.now

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:47
Find out why a Canadian flight simulator got fired for “shaming” his country and check out which Boston landmark is considered the number 7 tourist spot in the world.






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Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:32
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, whose novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America's passion, superstition, violence, and inequality, died at home in Mexico City at age 87.






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Patrick names Gants state's chief justice

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:32
Governor Deval Patrick has nominated Supreme Judicial Court Justice Ralph Gants to serve as the chief justice of the state's highest court.






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Fake Prince Harry Reality Show Makes Us Highly Uncomfortable

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:16
Fox's new series has 12 American women competing for the attention of a guy that looks like Prince Harry — but here's the catch: They appear to think that it's really him.






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New Hampshire death penalty repeal fails by 1 vote

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:16
New Hampshire's Senate has voted to leave intact the state's centuries-old death penalty.






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N.H. Senate Votes to Decriminalize Adultery

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:16
The New Hampshire Senate is sending a bill to the governor's desk that repeals the crime of adultery.






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Boston Aereo Subscribers May Want to Watch This Supreme Court case

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:16
If you are one of the approximately 1 million people per year in the United States cutting the cord with your cable provider, you may be curious to see how internet antenna provider Aereo fairs at the Supreme Court next week.
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Overdose Deaths in Rhode Island Climb to 85

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 17:00
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Seven more people in Rhode Island have died of accidental drug overdoses, bringing the total this year to 85, state health officials said Thursday.






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Coakley pays $24,000 to settle campaign violations

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 16:45
BOSTON (AP) — Attorney General Martha Coakley's campaign committee has agreed to pay nearly $18,000 to charity as part of an agreement with campaign regulators over payments made with federal committee funds.






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Best 5 Used SUVs for Camping

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 16:45
Planning on camping this summer? Here are five used SUVs under $35,000 that are great for a getaway.






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Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 16:45
A person close to the family has confirmed reports that that Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died. He was 87.






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Aisha Tyler talks transformation from Ivy League student to Hollywood star

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 15:59
As a student at Dartmouth College, actress and comedian Aisha Tyler always thought she would become a lawyer or an astronaut, maybe even an odd combination of the two.






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Fans Hope to Craft New Image for Boston Marathon

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 15:59
A Google image search for the “Boston Marathon” retrieves a number of horrific photos from the 2013 bombings, but some amateur photographers are looking to change that.






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LeBron Still No. 1 with NBA's Most-Popular Jersey

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 15:28
LeBron James' jersey remains the most popular in the NBA.






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War of Words in Northwestern-Athletes' Union Fight

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 15:28
Northwestern University and a group trying to unionize college athletes are trading accusations as the National Labor Relations Board considers the school's appeal.






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25 things to do this spring in Boston for under $25

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 15:28
From Swan Boat rides to bike rides to kayaking on the Charles, Boston is filled with fun (and cheap) things to do this spring. Check out 25 of our season picks—all under $25.






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Nebraska Elementary School: How to Not Deal with Bullies

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 15:28
Zeman Elementary School in Lincoln, Neb., sent fifth grade students home with a pamplet featuring nine rules for dealing with bullies — and it's possibly the worst. advice. ever.






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