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Hair test has city fighting legal battles on two fronts
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Hair test has city fighting legal battles on two fronts
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In the News: Juana Matias
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In the News: Juana Matias
Former State Representative Juana Matias has been appointed chief operating officer at the public policy think tank MassINC.
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Blacks, Latinos face disproportionate motor vehicle stops
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Blacks, Latinos face disproportionate motor vehicle stops
A recent report on national policing data has shown what many people already suspected: across the country, black and Latino people are stopped much more often by police than white people are.
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Local electeds urge support for immigration fix
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Local electeds urge support for immigration fix
At a rally on City Hall Plaza Monday afternoon, elected officials and immigrants voiced their support for immigrants living in the U.S. under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Temporary Protected Status and Deferred Enforced Departure.
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Students demonstrate against climate change
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Students demonstrate against climate change
Hundreds of students, as young as elementary school and all the way through to college, turned out Friday on the steps of the State House to tell legislators that they want to see action to combat climate change.
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Edwards keeps eye on Suffolk Downs
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Edwards keeps eye on Suffolk Downs
Suffolk Downs, a vast tract of vacant land in East Boston, could soon become Boston’s newest neighborhood, with 10,000 units of housing planned for an area more than four times the size of the Seaport District.
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Council to probe ICE, Boston police
City Councilor Josh Zakim has called for a hearing on the Boston Police Department’s involvement with Immigration and Customs Enforcement following the 2017 arrest by ICE of an immigrant worker in Boston.
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In the news: Deborah Jackson
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In the news: Deborah Jackson
President of Cambridge College has been inducted into the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce’s Academy of Distinguished Bostonians.
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Roxbury scouts learn important life lessons
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Roxbury scouts learn important life lessons
Scouts BSA Troop 906 is the newest addition to Boy Scouts by way of Beacon of Freedom, an urban outreach initiative that stretches across northeastern Massachusetts and seeks to engage new members and families in scouting.
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Mattapan votes in new neighborhood council
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Mattapan votes in new neighborhood council
Last month, 147 Mattapan voters cast ballots to elect the neighborhood’s first-ever Greater Mattapan Neighborhood Council.
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MBTA opens Mattapan commuter rail station
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MBTA opens Mattapan commuter rail station
For years, trains on the Fairmount Line passed by Mattapan Square, speeding commuters to South Station while bypassing the busy commercial district. Last week, community members and elected officials celebrated as the brand-new commuter rail station at Blue Hill Avenue near Mattapan Square officially opened, a move many say will shorten commute times for neighborhood residents.
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Rollins: Panel to investigate police shooting
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Rollins: Panel to investigate police shooting
Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins has appointed an independent panel to oversee her office’s investigation into the Feb. 22 Boston police shooting of Kasim Kahrim. Rollins’ appointment of the four-person panel marks the first time a Boston police shooting will be investigated by a panel independent of the police or district attorney’s office. Rollins pledged to conduct independent investigations of police-involved shootings while campaigning for office last year.
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