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President Obama’s Aunt Zeituni Onyango Has Died

President Barack Obama’s half-aunt Zeituni Onyango, who lived for years illegally in South Boston, has died, according to according to one of the attorneys who later helped her win asylum and obtain a green card.

04/08/2014

Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Mass. Legislators To Weigh $1.1B Expansion Of Southie Convention Center

Supporters of the measure say the facility isn’t big enough to attract many large-scale conventions.

04/06/2014

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Adolfo Interviews St. Patrick’s Day Parade-Goers In Southie

Adolfo quizzed the drunks dressed in green on a variety of different topics – topics you wouldn’t find to be difficult in a sober state.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/17/2014

(Kim Tunnicliffe/WBZ)

Jokes Mix With Well Wishes For Menino At St. Patrick’s Breakfast

Former Mayor Thomas Menino’s cancer diagnosis was at the center of the annual St. Patrick’s Day breakfast.

03/17/2014

The BPD's Gaelic Council marched with bagpipes and drums.

Negotiations Over Gay Marchers At Standstill On Eve Of Southie Parade

Mayor Marty Walsh was hopeful an agreement could be reached to allow gay veterans in the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day parade.

03/16/2014

(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Sam Adams Pulls Sponsorship Of Southie St. Patrick’s Day Parade

A major sponsor has pulled out of the St. Patrick’s Day parade in South Boston.

03/14/2014

(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gay Rights Group Surprised By ‘Hostile’ Tone Of St. Patrick’s Parade Rejection

The head of a gay rights group that had their invitation to march in the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day parade revoked said she was “surprised by the abrupt and hostile tone” of the rejection.

03/05/2014

The Immaculate Heart of Mary School float in the South Boston St. Patrick’s Parade. (Photo courtesy:  Immaculate Heart of Mary)

Southie St. Patrick’s Parade Organizers Take Back Invitation To Gay Rights Group

Organizers of the South Boston St. Patrick’s Day parade have revoked their invitation to a gay rights advocacy group to march with them on March 16.

03/04/2014

The Immaculate Heart of Mary School float in the South Boston St. Patrick’s Parade. (Photo courtesy:  Immaculate Heart of Mary)

Catholic School Pulls Out Of Southie St. Patrick’s Parade After Gay Rights Group Allowed To March

A small Catholic school in Harvard, Massachusetts has pulled out of the South Boston Saint Patrick’s Day Parade because a gay rights advocacy group will be marching this month.

03/03/2014

(Photo from Mass Equality/Facebook)

South Boston St. Patrick’s Parade Invites Gay Rights Group To March With Restrictions

A MassEquality official said Saturday a group of gay military veterans can march under its banner as part of a deal brokered by Boston Mayor Martin Walsh. But marchers from the gay-rights group would not be allowed to wear clothing or hold signs that refer to sexual orientation.

03/01/2014

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