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The bottom of Heartbreak Hill in Newton  (Photo by Darren McCollester/Newsmakers)

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Towns On The Boston Marathon Route

Most locals can name them: Hopkinton, Ashland, Framingham, Natick, Wellesley, Newton, Brookline, and of course Boston. But here are five things you didn’t know about the communities along the marathon route.

04/01/2013

Wesley Korir of Kenya wins men's race at Boston Marathon. (Photo by Nick Darling)

5 Things You Didn’t Know: Boston Marathon By The Numbers

Some pretty fantastic Boston Marathon-related numbers are forgotten over time. Here are 5 things you didn’t know about the Boston Marathon by the numbers.

CBS Boston–03/28/2013

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5 Things You Didn’t Know (Or Don’t Remember) About Life Before Twitter

Here are five things you didn’t know (or may not remember) about life before Twitter.

03/21/2013

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Month Of March In Massachusetts History

March is a pretty busy month in Massachusetts history. We’re sure you learned about plenty of it in your U.S. History class. But here are five things you may not have known about the state’s historic ties to the month of March.

03/14/2013

Boston Archbishop Cardinal Sean O'Malley at St. Peter's Basilica on March 6, 2013 in Vatican City. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cardinal O’Malley

Cardinal O’Malley has been serving parts of Massachusetts since 1992, when, as Bishop, he was chosen to lead the Diocese of Fall River. He has been serving Boston for about a decade. But here are five things you may not have known about him.

03/12/2013

A costumed parade goer on 5th Avenue  during the 250th New York City St Patrick's Day Parade on March 17, 2011.  AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Things You Didn’t Know About St. Patrick’s Day

Here are five things you don’t know about St. Patrick’s Day and Irish heritage that will get you excited for the upcoming holiday.

03/08/2013

(Photo by Chris Gobeille, WBZ-TV)

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Red Sox Spring Training

WBZ-TV Sports’ Dan Roche contributed some of his extensive first-hand knowledge for Five Things You Didn’t Know About Red Sox Spring Training.

02/14/2013

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a holiday to celebrate love. Cards, flowers, chocolates, and jewelry have become synonymous with February 14th. But here are five things you don’t know about Valentine’s Day. 1. A History Lesson: The […]

02/13/2013

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About The MBTA

Here are five things you didn’t know about the MBTA.

02/07/2013

The Charles River (Photo by William B. Plowman/Getty Images)

5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Charles River

The Charles River sits right in Boston’s backyard. But here are five things you don’t know about it.

CBS Boston–01/25/2013

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