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Baseball Legend's Video Game Company Lays Off Entire Staff After 'Economic Downturn'

Reuters | Ros Krasny | Posted 07.24.2012 | Business

By Ros Krasny BOSTON (Reuters) - The troubled video gaming company run by former Red Sox baseball great Curt Schilling seemed on the ve...

Convicted Ex-State House Speaker Has Rare Form Of Cancer

AP | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics

BOSTON -- A former Massachusetts House speaker who's in federal prison on a corruption conviction has been diagnosed with cancer. Debbie DiMasi, the ...

(Video) The Boston Globe Launches Live Video Sports Show

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

BOSTON (via Skype Video) - The Boston Globe, which has been producing and streaming video clips for over five years, has launched it first regula...

Community Remembers 3 Boston Students Killed In New Zealand Crash

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.14.2012 | College

Three Boston University students studying abroad in New Zealand died in a car accident when their minivan swerved off the road early Saturday morning....

The Civic Spirit

D. R. Tucker | Posted 07.07.2012 | Education
D. R. Tucker

After four years of listening to people insinuate that President Obama is an illegal immigrant from Kenya with a burning desire to implement de facto reparations, I've come to realize that diversity is indeed an essential part of educational development.

Shea Rose: Extraordinary Girl

Holly Cara Price | Posted 06.20.2012 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

"extra extra read all about it / I rock the mike ain't no doubt about it / because I'm extra I'm feeling extra I'm gonna bless ya / what? huh!" So chants Shea Rose in the song "Extraordinary Girl," from her 2011 mixtape Little Warrior.

The Day Mike Wallace Called Me a "Bastard"

Dan Kennedy | Posted 06.09.2012 | Media
Dan Kennedy

In late 1997 I heard that Mike Wallace, the legendary 60 Minutes reporter, had been in town to do a critical story on the Boston Globe's reporting about Ray Flynn's relationship with alcohol. So I called him up.

Warren, Brown Duel Over Crucial Issue

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

The Massachusetts U.S. Senate race between sitting Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) and Harvard Law Professor Elizabeth Warren has reached a new frontier: t...

Footnote, Bob Ryan and News' Need for Speed

Danny Groner | Posted 04.18.2012 | Sports
Danny Groner

The landscape has definitely shifted in sportswriting, and probably in newsgathering overall. As some writers have adjusted to the new rules, requirements and technology, others have resisted the evolution.

Look Back in Anger

D. R. Tucker | Posted 04.07.2012 | Politics
D. R. Tucker

The conservative template of attacking Obama with unrelenting invective was also created here in the Bay State, and used against Deval Patrick. I should know. I helped create that template.

Gingrich Loses the Media Primary

Dan Kennedy | Posted 04.02.2012 | Media
Dan Kennedy

The rough media consensus today is that the Republican contest is, in fact, over. Gingrich is described not so much as a serious contender for the Republican nomination as he is an impediment to Romney's need to unify the party and focus on Barack Obama.

Michael Calderone

Romney Press Corps Isn't Happy | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.20.2012 | Media

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The Mitt Romney campaign, renowned for its discipline and rigorous advance planning operation, has rankled some in the press corps...

Romney Supporter Sidelined By Campaign

Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.13.2012 | Politics

According to a new biography of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney, former Sen. Judd Gregg (R-N.H.) felt pushed aside by the former Massachusetts ...

Michael Calderone

Romney Campaign Jabs Boston Globe After Huntsman Endorsement | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.06.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- By endorsing Jon Huntsman in the Republican primary on Thursday night, the Boston Globe has once again chosen an alternative to former Mas...

Is the Boston Globe for Sale?

Dan Kennedy | Posted 02.19.2012 | Media
Dan Kennedy

As a longtime observer of the Boston media scene, I'd have to say that Times Co. stewardship has been more positive than negative for the Globe.

Nobody Kills for Love

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 11.29.2011 | Crime
Randy Susan Meyers

Every now and then an article leaps out of the paper and punches me in the chest.

Michael Calderone

Boston Globe Begins Charging For Full Online Access | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.12.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- The Boston Globe unveiled a two-pronged strategy Monday to help keep the 139-year-old newspaper afloat amid industry-wide advertising and ...

Cha-Ching! Elderly Couple Game Lottery, Stand To Win Big Bucks

Newsy | Posted 10.02.2011 | Weird News

Playing the lottery is a sure thing for some number crunchers who are exploiting a loophole in the rules of a Massachusetts game. Every few months,...

Legs In Turkey, Torso In Boston: The Plan To Reunite A Statue

Posted 09.17.2011 | Arts

The bottom half of "Weary Herakles," a nearly 2000-year-old sculpture, will be reunited with its top half soon, reports the Boston Globe. The Turkish ...

4 Appreciations For Sherwood Schwartz's Work And Career

Danny Groner | Posted 09.16.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

After Sherwood Schwartz, the man who created and produced Gilligan's Island and The Brady Bunch, died on Tuesday, fans flocked to the internet to express their appreciations for the fallen TV icon.

Freedom From Bare Legs? Thanks, Princess Kate

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 09.06.2011 | Style
Randy Susan Meyers

By simply slipping on sheers, even the cheapest Brand X, our legs could match our Spanx-smoothed torso. If only the fashion police would allow.

Nabbed Gangster Accuses FBI Of Leaking Information To Press

South End, MA Patch | Posted 08.28.2011 | Crime

James "Whitey" Bulger has accused the FBI of leaking information to the press and is demanding the agency stop, according to court filings....

Bachmann Divorces the Constitution

Bruce Fein | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics
Bruce Fein

Congresswoman Bachmann's ill-informed divorce from the Constitution disqualifies her as a presidential candidate. Nothing is as dangerous as constitutional ignorance in action.

Boston Museum To Pay Restitution To Holocaust Victim Heir

AP | Posted 08.27.2011 | Arts

BOSTON — The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has determined that a 17th century Dutch painting in its collection was once owned by a Jewish art de...

Whitey Bulger Arrest: Boston Media Scrambles To Flood The Zone

Yahoo! News | Dylan Stableford | Posted 08.23.2011 | Media

The arrest of Whitey Bulger in Santa Monica, California on Thursday touched off a celebration for media outlets in Boston and elsewhere--in part, beca...