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Emotional Testimony Heard At Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

Witnesses continue to testify in the trial of admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Ahead Of PAX East: The Harassment Of Women In Gaming Community

This weekend, game developers from around the world will gather at the PAX East conference in Boston. But the Boston-based video game company, Giant Spacekat, won’t be in attendance because the company’s co-founder pulled out after receiving death threats.

Gov. Baker Gives First Interview Since Unveiling Budget

Wednesday, Gov. Charlie Baker presented his proposal to close a state budget gap that could be as high as $1.8 billion.

Organ Virtuoso Bridges Gap Between Organ Of Past And Organ Of Future

Cameron Carpenter is one of the world’s best organists, and we went to Sanders Theater in Harvard Square to meet him.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Defense: Tsarnaev Carried Out Marathon Bombing

“There’s little that we dispute. It was him.” That’s how attorneys for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev opened their defense in Boston federal court Wednesday.

Gov. Baker’s Budget Calls For Cuts

Gov. Charlie Baker has released his budget for the fiscal year beginning in July and it contains some steep spending cuts, made necessary by a $1.5 billion gap.

Boston School Committee Selects Tommy Chang For Superintendent

After an 18-month search, Boston has a new superintendent of schools. Tuesday night, the Boston School Committee selected Tommy Chang, who’s been working for the last three years as an instructional superintendent in Los Angeles.

Littlefield On Sports: Schilling Takes On Trolls; Celtics On Verge; Sophomore Strikes Out Sox

Celebrities and sports stars are used to rolling with the punches on the Internet, but what about their kids?

Beatboxer ‘Beardyman’ Stretches Limits Of The Human Voice

Darren Foreman is a globally recognized, two-time UK beatboxing champion, better known by his stage name, Beardyman.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Baker Wants To Eliminate State Film Tax Credit

The governor wants to double the earned income tax credit, but to pay for it, he wants to eliminate the state’s film tax credit program, which provides tax credits to the local movie industry.

Boston Will Include Busing In History Curriculum

Until very recently, the city’s history of court-ordered desegregation wasn’t taught in Boston Public Schools. But it is now.

The New Antiwar Soldiers And The Movement They Built

They had volunteered to serve, but after they were sent to fight in Iraq, they returned home feeling angry and betrayed.

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