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Kevin Edson in Boston Municipal Court, April 16, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Mental Illness Too Big To Ignore

Kevin Edson’s mother’s plight is an important reminder of one of our biggest social problems.

04/17/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Are You Concerned About Marathon Security?

Boston Police are planning changes to their security plan after a scare at the finish line on Tuesday evening, hours after remembrance services marking one year since the Marathon bombings.

Kevin Edson told police he had a rice cooker in his backpack. Officers told him to place it on the ground, the area was evacuated, and the backpack was detonated.

04/17/2014

Boston Celtics rookie Kelly Olynyk. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Robb: During Celtics’ Brutal Second Half, Olynyk Shines As Bright Spot

Despite the uneven play of the rest of the roster, there is one name that should have Brad Stevens smiling heading into the offseason: Kelly Olynyk.

04/16/2014

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Boston Marathon Forecast: Ideal Conditions Now Possible

This year’s conditions may very well end up be near ideal for runners.

04/16/2014

Rajon Rondo high-fives Celtics fans after making a play at the TD Garden. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Grande: Garden Fans Have Been Real MVPs Of Celtics’ 2013-14 Season

It’s been a trying season for the Boston Celtics, but the fans have piled into the TD Garden every night. For that, Sean Grande awards you the MVP.

04/16/2014

Just when you thought we were through with Winter it throws a surprise our way.

Really???

Wasn’t that fun! If you were up early you witnessed a wild scene this morning…heavy rain flipped to heavy sleet and then nearly white-out conditions as a dynamic system barreled through the State. Logan Airport officially measured 0.3″. While snow in April is rare, it’s not unheard of, in fact today’s snow wasn’t even the record snowfall for the day…Logan picked 1.0″ back in 1992.

04/16/2014

(Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Mission Accomplished

You can’t win ‘em all, so they say, and if you’re a Boston basketball fan, that can be a tough fact to accept.

04/16/2014

Eric Fisher

Winter? Thought We Left You In March…

Find Eric Fisher on Twitter and Facebook When you got home from work last night, it was around 60º. This morning? 20s and low 30s. Snow on the ground in some communities. Icy spots where […]

04/16/2014

DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: School Dress Code For Parents?

They’re coming to school in sagging pants, short shorts, even pajamas, and a school board member says it’s time to do something about it.

But Rosalind Osgood of the Broward County, Florida School Board isn’t talking about students. She’s worried about the parents who drop them off each morning, saying it makes it tough on those trying to uphold the student dress code.

04/16/2014

Milan Lucic (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Kalman: Bruins Have to Find Their Hate To Eliminate Wings

The Bruins are going to have to work their way into a playoff frenzy without much in the way of external sources of venom.

04/16/2014