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2015 Weekend (1)

Summer Lovers Weekend

The heat continues – although we get a break in the oppressive humidity today as drier air works into the region.  We hit 91 in Boston yesterday and 92 the day prior.  If we can […]

3 hours ago

The Blizzard of 2015. (Photo credit: Susan Flaherty)

Keller @ Large: Here’s The Good News

So with all this bad news front and center, it behooves us to work a little harder to find the silver lining in the news cycle.

4 hours ago

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Daily Talker: Hancock Tower Name Change

New England’s tallest building is getting a name change, but it’s not clear whether Bostonians will play along. The owners of the 60-story, 790-foot-tall John Hancock Tower in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood said Thursday that […]

11 hours ago

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Keller @ Large: Why It’s Important To Tell The Truth

I promise, this will be the last time I’ll talk about the Olympics for a long time, if not forever.

07/30/2015

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Blue Moon Coming Thursday Night

What is a Blue Moon and is it as rare as the saying indicates?

07/30/2015

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Daily Talker: ‘American’ Deemed ‘Problematic’

  The president of the University of New Hampshire says he’s troubled and offended by many parts of a “bias-free language guide” developed by students and staff, particularly a suggestion that using the word “American” […]

07/30/2015

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Keller @ Large: NFL’s Suspension Policies Don’t Make Sense

NFL suspension policies reek of moral obtuseness and intellectual dishonesty.

07/29/2015

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Daily Talker: Brady’s Smashed Cell Phone

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has ruled on Tom Brady’s appeal, deciding to uphold his four-game suspension for his role in the DeflateGate scandal. The league cited Brady’s unwillingness to cooperate with Ted Wells’ investigation, and the […]

07/29/2015

Celtics forward Jae Crowder. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Robb: Jae Crowder Eager To Prove Celtics’ Strong Second-Half Was No Fluke

The Celtics’ focus will no longer be just on developing young talent, a shift that Jae Crowder wanted to be sure was in place when he signed his new long-term deal.

07/28/2015

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Week Of True Summer Weather

We’ve seen a couple hot days here and there, but this week delivers the most consistent stretch of heat and humidity we’ve seen so far this year. Throw in a few bouts of thunderstorms, and you’ve got a classic midsummer week of weather.

07/28/2015