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Missing The Snow? Plenty Of Winter Left To Come

There is plenty of winter left. Boston averages nearly 20 inches of total snow in the months of February and March.

01/31/2012

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Lawmakers Extend Payroll Tax Cut & Jobless Benefits

The Senate passed legislation Saturday extending a Social Security payroll tax cut and jobless benefits for just two months, handing President Barack Obama a partial victory while setting the stage for another fight in February.

12/17/2011

The snow-covered tarmac at Terminal 4 of John F. Kennedy International Airport is seen December 28, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Aviation Officials Meet To Avoid Future Tarmac Delays

Officials concluded Wednesday at the Diversion Forum called by the Department of Transportation that more research is needed to avoid future tarmac delays nationwide.

12/01/2011

A Boston police boat patrols the harbor the day after Homeland Security announces a new credible terror threat aimed at New York and Washington, September 9, 2011. (Photo Credit: Rick Hertzler)

Boston Steps Up Security Over ‘Credible’ NYC Terror Threat

Boston planned to step up security after U.S. counter-terrorism officials announced they were chasing a credible but unconfirmed al Qaeda threat.

09/09/2011

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More Veterans Taking Part In “Honor Flight”s

They’re old now, and we’re losing many World War II veterans every day, but there’s an interesting program called Honor Flight New England that’s doing its part to pay tribute to the men and women who served nearly 70 years ago and saved the world from totalitarianism.

05/30/2011

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Plainville 7th Grader In Finals Of National Geographic Bee

Karthik Karnik, 13, was one of the top ten finishers Tuesday. There were 54 competitors who took part in the preliminary round.

05/24/2011

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National Memorial Adds Two Mass. Officers Killed In Line Of Duty

The names of two Massachusetts law enforcement officers, killed in the line of duty, have been memorialized in the nation’s capitol.

05/14/2011

Woburn Police Officer John Maguire was killed in the line of duty by a parolee on December 26, 2010. (credit: Woburn Police Dept.)

Names Of Two Mass. Officers Added To National Memorial For Fallen Officers

The Woburn police officer shot and killed in the line of duty on December 26, 2010 is having his name added to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C.

05/13/2011

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Train Routes Between Boston, Maine and D.C. Getting Upgrades

A federal grant for track upgrades in Massachusetts will smooth out bumpy sections of track and set the stage for another daily round trip for Amtrak’s Downeaster between Boston and Portland, officials said Monday.

05/09/2011

WBZ's Jon Keller sat down with political analyst Jim O'Sullivan to discuss politics on a national level.

Keller @ Large: Jim O’Sullivan Talks Local, National Politics

Sometimes it’s tough to get the scoop on what’s going on down in DC all the way up here in New England. Jon Keller is at large with a top political analyst.

04/10/2011

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