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Most Read Local Stories Of 2014

They weren’t necessarily the biggest or most important stories of year, but they are the ones that more people read than any others. Here’s a look at the Most Read stories on in 2014.


Key Witness In Chuck Turner Trial Undergoes Cross-Examination

BOSTON (CBS) — Cross-examination of the prosecution’s star witness in the federal corruption trial of Boston City Councilor Chuck Turner is under-way.


Governor hopefuls to meet with faith leaders

The four candidates for Massachusetts governor are scheduled to meet with religious leaders from across greater Boston to discuss religious tolerance and the concerns of working families.


Boston city councilor's corruption trial starts

The corruption trial of a Boston City Councilor accused of accepting a bribe has begun. Jury selection for the trial of Chuck Turner got under way Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Boston.


Navy birthplace in dispute; 5 towns lay claim

  BOSTON (AP) — Five communities are claiming to be the birthplace of the U.S. Navy, but resolution of the debate may soon be coming.


Coakley backs Caritas sale under conditions

Attorney General Martha Coakley says she’ll back the sale of the nonprofit Caritas Christi Health Care System to a private equity firm under conditions that protect the quality of care, and maintain jobs.


Boston breast cancer walk

About 38,000 people are expected to take part in the American Cancer Society’s annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk Sunday.


Boston Archdiocese says no plans to close more churches

  The Boston Archdiocese denies that there are plans to shut down more than 100 churhes in the coming years.


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Curious Why Some Workers Can Cash In Sick Days

Here’s an easy question. Do you get paid for sick days you don’t use? Most people will answer, “no way.” But in many cases, if you’re a state, city or…


Wes Welker: The Early Years

Curious How Boston's Recycling Program Works

For many of us, recycling is now part of our daily routine, but what happens after you put your recycling out on the curb for pickup? Theresa in…