Pre-marathon pasta dinner. (WBZ-TV)

Runners Gather For Pre-Marathon Pasta Dinner

housands of marathon runners gathered to enjoy a pasta dinner the night before the race.


Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz addresses the 'Race Together Program' during the Starbucks annual shareholders meeting March 18, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The program is an effort to promote discussion on racial inequality in the United States. (Photo credit Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Starbucks Baristas Stop Writing “Race Together” On Cups

The coffee chain’s initiative will continue more broadly without the handwritten messages, Starbucks spokesman Jim Olson said.



Daily Talker: Mark Cuban’s Controversial Comments On Race, Prejudice

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is getting criticized for comments he made on race and prejudice.

“If I see a black kid in a hoodie and it’s late at night, I’m walking to the other side of the street,” he said during an interview with Inc. magazine at a business conference. “And if on that side of the street, there’s a guy that has tattoos all over his face — white guy, bald head, tattoos everywhere — I’m walking back to the other side of the street.”



Wise Latinas

February 28, 2014 This coming Thursday March 6, 2014 will be the release of a groundbreaking creative nonfiction anthology titled Wise Latinas:  Writers on Higher Education. It will take place at the non-profit organization Grub […]


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Hopefuls Gear Up Ahead Of Tuesday’s Primary For Markey’s House Seat

The 10 candidates hoping to fill Massachusetts’ open 5th Congressional District U.S. House seat are making their final appeals ahead of Tuesday’s primary.


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NH Police Plan Major Traffic Changes For Sunday’s NASCAR Race

New Hampshire state police and transportation officials are planning some major traffic pattern changes to cope with the influx of over 100,000 NASCAR race fans.


Martha Coakley at her first campaign stop in Medford Monday. (Photo by Karen Twomey-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Martha Coakley Announces Run For Governor

Martha Coakley, the popular Democratic state attorney general who lost the 2010 U.S. Senate special election to Scott Brown, is joining the race for Massachusetts governor.


Martha Coakley. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Coakley’s Failure Against Brown Won’t Matter In Governor’s Race

She may not win this race. But if she does lose, her spectacular failure three years ago won’t be the reason why.


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‘The Amazing Race’ Returns With New Cast

The CBS competition series is back for its 23rd installment, with 11 new teams embarking on a race around the world for a chance at winning $1 million.


John Connolly (Facebook photo)

Boston City Councilor John Connolly To Run For Mayor

Boston city councilor John Connolly held a rally outside Brighton High School Tuesday morning to kick off his campaign for mayor.