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By Guest Author On Monday, July 20th, 2015
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70 Seasons of the NBA: Key Moments in NBA History

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the premiere professional men’s basketball league in the entire world. Founded in 1946 as the Basketball Association of America, the league adopted the NBA name More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, July 11th, 2015
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Pope Francis accepts ‘Fascist’ hammer and sickle Cross from Bolivia’s Evo Morales

Pope Francis couldn’t hide the expression on his face when he received a wooden crucifix laid on a hammer and sickle, the Communist symbol conceived during the Russian Revolution. The Pope received the More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 3rd, 2015
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Vandals attack Christopher Columbus statue in Boston with ‘Black Lives Matter’ message

Vandals defaced an iconic statue of Christopher Columbus in Boston’s North End by covering it in red paint and tagging it with the phrase, “Black Lives Matter.” The paint has since been removed, More...

By Zach Jones On Thursday, June 11th, 2015
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Chris Hemsworth joins female ‘Ghostbusters’ as their receptionist

Paul Feig, the director of the new Ghostbusters film, just revealed that he’s cast Thor himself as the receptionist for the team of female ghost hunters. Fans are clamoring “We got one!” as the news More...

By Zach Jones On Saturday, June 6th, 2015
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Discovery Channel confirms ‘more’ Shark Week in July

SHARK WEEK, television’s longest running and most anticipated summer event returns to Discovery Channel on Sunday, July 5 with the most hours of shark programming in its 28-year history. In addition to kicking More...

By Zach Jones On Thursday, June 4th, 2015
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Hillary Clinton scandals ignored by media as Presidential race heats up

Hillary Clinton scandals continued this week, but major broadcast networks refused to cover any of them and further extends the network blackout to six days since any of them were last mentioned on a network morning More...

By Zach Jones On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015
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FBI says Usaamah Rahim linked to terrorist probe

FBI officials are now stating that the man shot dead by Boston law enforcement when he attacked police with a knife was part of a terrorism-related investigation. Authorities said that Usaamah Rahim, 26, advanced More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Monday, May 25th, 2015
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‘Beautiful Mind’ mathmetician John Nash killed in NJ car crash

The American mathematician whose works in game theory, differential geometry, and partial differential equations have provided insight into the factors that govern chance and events inside complex systems of daily More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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Air Force General Craig Olson attacked over faith, ‘should be court martialed’

A two-star general has come under fire from an outside anti–religious-liberty group for speaking openly of his faith. Major General Craig Olson of Hanscom Air Force Base in Massachusetts spoke at a National Day More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, May 17th, 2015
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Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev gets death penalty

The federal jury that deliberated over charges against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for the past three months delivered the severest form of justice Friday, sentencing the terrorist to death for the Boston Marathon bombing. Tsarnaev More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, May 11th, 2015
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‘Catching Monsters’ comes to Discovery Channel in June

Up in the unforgiving North Atlantic, in a small sacred stretch of ocean, treasure lurks in the deep. In just 1,000 square nautical miles, a group of hearty fishermen battle it out for the biggest and most valuable More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, May 8th, 2015
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Massachusetts court: NSA metadata collection not legal through Patriot Act

photo Donkeyhotey [email protected] The Patriot Act does not approve and authorize the collection of metadata by the government, according a court ruling in the Northeast. Massachusett’s Second Circuit More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, April 9th, 2015
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Tsarnaev guilty, faces 17 death penalties for role in Boston Bombing

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev remained emotionless with his head bowed as he heard the guilty verdict for all 30 charges tied to the bombing of the Boston Marathon. The charges included guilty of using weapons of mass destruction, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 7th, 2015
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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev blames brother as defense in Boston Bombing

After weeks of dramatic testimony, jurors are set to begin deliberations Tuesday in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who faces life in prison or the death penalty for working with his older brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 6th, 2015
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Ultimate Marvel Marathon set: Chris Hardwick, 11 films, chance to attend ‘Ant-Man’ premiere

As announced today by Chris Hardwick at the Nerdist Panel at WonderCon Anaheim, Nerdist Industries will present The Ultimate Marvel Marathon, at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood brought to you by Cheez-It™ More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, April 6th, 2015
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New Report: Anti-Semitism rises in the US

Anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. spiked 21 percent last year, according to a new report from the Anti-Defamation League. While many American Jews may have thought that hatred of Jews and Judaism was on the decline, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 9th, 2015
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MIT student Christina Tournant dead after suicide jump at Tampa airport garage

The former valedictorian of Osceola Fundamental High School and MIT freshman Christina Tourant killed herself late Thursday night and shocked communities in Florida and in Massachusetts as the news made headlines More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 20th, 2015
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Elizabeth Warren named ‘Porker of the Year’ over Post Office banking scheme

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been named the 2014 Porker of the Year by Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), a watchdog group that monitors lawmakers, offices and agencies on government spending. The Massachusetts More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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NBA Legend Bill Russell shares birthday with Lorne Greene, Abraham Lincoln

Bill Russell, the legendary center for the Boston Celtics, celebrates a birthday alongside of other greats in their respective fields: US President Abraham Lincoln and actor Lorne Greene. Russell was a dominating More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, February 9th, 2015
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Jersey man, Andre ‘Boogie’ Thompson arrest, Jordan Johnson’s body in car trunk

Police have arrested a Fort Lee New Jersey man in connection with a body found in the trunk of a car in the Bronx last month. Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said Andre Jamal Thompson, a.k.a. Boogie, was More...

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