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Thomas M. Menino, Boston’s longest serving mayor, has died at age 71

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Oct 30, 2014

The Boston Globe's obit for Menino kind of paints him as the Democratic Party's anti-Obama. bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/… pic.twitter.com/TrdFGiZUc7

Oct 30, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: Obituary: Menino "loved the city, and he wanted to be a great mayor. And the fact is, he was." ow.ly/DAK9R pic.twitter.com/Es29XozevF

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Editorial cartoon: Thomas M. Menino

bostonglobe.com — The "urban mechanic" in heaven.
Oct 30, 2014

Wasserman's editorial cartoon on urban mechanic Mayor Menino at the pearly gates bostonglobe.com/opinion/2014/1… via @BostonGlobe

Oct 30, 2014

Awesome, encompassing sketch | Editorial cartoon: Remembering Thomas M. Menino bostonglobe.com/opinion/2014/1…

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Baker remains ahead of Coakley

bostonglobe.com — Charlie Baker maintains a 7 percentage point lead in the race for governor in the final Boston Globe poll before Tuesday's election, suggesting that the Republican is in a strong position to win the election over Democratic rival Martha Coakley.
Oct 30, 2014

It looks like MA could elect a Republican governor again. It does happen. bostonglobe.com/news/politics/…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @CynthiaNeedham: NEW: Final Globe poll shows Charlie Baker up 7 pts over Martha Coakley, 44% to 37% in gov's race bostonglobe.com/news/politics/… #mapoli

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bostonglobe.com — Read as much as you want on BostonGlobe.com, anywhere and anytime, for just 99¢. Log In In memoriamThomas Michael Menino, Boston's Longest Serving Mayor Share your memories of Tom Menino, or messages for his family. Submit your own on Twitter with #thankyoumayor or use the input box below.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @CynthiaNeedham: Love this: "Saw Mayor Menino at the Filene's Basement $99 Suit Sale back in the mid 90's. Perfect Boston moment." bostonglobe.com/2014/10/30/tha…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @CynthiaNeedham: Love this: "Saw Mayor Menino at the Filene's Basement $99 Suit Sale back in the mid 90's. Perfect Boston moment." bostonglobe.com/2014/10/30/tha…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @CynthiaNeedham: Love this: "Saw Mayor Menino at the Filene's Basement $99 Suit Sale back in the mid 90's. Perfect Boston moment." bostonglobe.com/2014/10/30/tha…

Oct 30, 2014

Love this: "Saw Mayor Menino at the Filene's Basement $99 Suit Sale back in the mid 90's. Perfect Boston moment." bostonglobe.com/2014/10/30/tha…

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Maine officials seeking court order to detain nurse

bostonglobe.com — FORT KENT, Maine - A nurse who vowed to defy Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers who treated Ebola patients followed through on her promise Thursday, leaving her home for a bike ride. Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend stepped out of their home Thursday morning and rode away on bicycles, followed by state police who were monitoring her movements and public interactions.
Oct 30, 2014

Maine's police force can apparently be successfully evaded with a bicycle bit.ly/1tFIn8m

Oct 30, 2014

Healthy nurse takes a bike ride, in defiance of quarantine order. bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/…

Oct 30, 2014

"Their fear is not based on medical facts.’ Maine nurse defies state’s voluntary Ebola quarantine bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/… via @BostonGlobe

Oct 30, 2014

Deal With It RT @BostonGlobe Maine nurse defies state’s Ebola quarantine, takes a bike ride b.globe.com/1FYMHoo pic.twitter.com/IKHcDdeZdv

Oct 30, 2014

The spokes revolution: Maine nurse defies Ebola quarantine by going for bike ride. bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/…

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Tom Menino forged his own party

bostonglobe.com — Fifteen years before a black kid from Hawaii with a funny name rejuvenated the Democratic Party, an Italian kid from Readville who had a hard time pronouncing names reimagined it. By necessity, and with enduring implications for his city, Tom Menino actually forged his own party, unique in its breadth and essentially indomitable.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @JOSreports: Emerging from outside Boston's Irish power structure, Menino deftly forged his own, unique coalition bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @JOSreports: Emerging from outside Boston's Irish power structure, Menino deftly forged his own, unique coalition bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/…

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Tom Menino was a proud mayor when Boston was a city of champions

bostonglobe.com — There was a mutual love-fest between Mayor Menino and the Red Sox. He also was part of the parades with the Patriots, Celtics, and Bruins. He was proud to be the mayor of the city of champions. He won almost all of those corny "bets" with mayors of other cities who were competing against Boston teams in championship rounds.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @MarkHalperin: Menino's Boston did something no town has ever done: win championships in all 4 major sports in 6 yrs & 4 months http://t…

Oct 30, 2014

Menino's Boston did something no town has ever done: win championships in all 4 major sports in 6 yrs & 4 months bit.ly/1wJiaWt

Oct 30, 2014

RT @mattpep15: Tom Menino was the mayor to a city of champions. Great tribute to a great sportsman by @Dan_Shaughnessy bit.ly/1zj84iq

Oct 30, 2014

RT @mattpep15: Tom Menino was the mayor to a city of champions. Great tribute to a great sportsman by @Dan_Shaughnessy bit.ly/1zj84iq

Oct 30, 2014

RT @mattpep15: Tom Menino was the mayor to a city of champions. Great tribute to a great sportsman by @Dan_Shaughnessy bit.ly/1zj84iq

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Mayor Thomas M. Menino - The Big Picture - The Boston Globe

bostonglobe.com — Boston's longest serving mayor dies at 71.

Mayor Menino: What I’ve learned and my hopes for Boston

bostonglobe.com — This has been a historic week for our city. Now that the election night celebrations are over, the balloons and confetti swept up, the bright lights and the cameras turned off, here we are, absorbing the news that we have the first new mayor-elect in a generation.

Tom Menino was a master of the heart

bostonglobe.com — Kim Odom was numb. A fog had descended after the Thursday evening when she heard gunshots and rushed out of her house to find Steven, the youngest of her five children, lying on the sidewalk. Struck down on his way home from a basketball game, by a bullet meant for someone else, Odom's faithful, sensitive, drum-playing 13-year-old was gone.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @GlobeAbraham: Always there. Tom #Menino, through the eyes of one grieving family. My column: ow.ly/DzZvr

Oct 30, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: .@GlobeAbraham: Menino's greatness was in the follow-through, in countless quiet acts of kindness & shows of support http:…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: .@GlobeAbraham: Menino's greatness was in the follow-through, in countless quiet acts of kindness & shows of support http:…

Oct 30, 2014

RT @GlobePolitical: .@GlobeAbraham: Menino's greatness was in the follow-through, in countless quiet acts of kindness b.globe.com/1vkXEs9

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Michael Bloomberg: I was lucky to call Tom Menino a friend

bostonglobe.com — In 2012, a few days before the Giants-Patriots Super Bowl, I called my friend Tom Menino to ask him if he'd join me in filming a Super Bowl ad asking the American public to support action against illegal guns.

Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates

bostonglobe.com — My Morning Cup features the coffee rituals that most of us have. People from all walks of life - from US senators to ballplayers, subway drivers to college professors - have submitted entries that will run each day.
Oct 30, 2014

In case you're still waffling about who gets your vote for gov, @mviser got the scoop on their stances on coffee: bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/food…

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Thomas M. Menino, Boston's longest serving mayor, has died at 71

bostonglobe.com — Thomas M. Menino, Boston's longest serving mayor, has died at age 71, according to a spokeswoman.
Oct 30, 2014

If you watch one thing on Menino today, make it this video. Reflections from reporters who covered him for 2 decades: bostonglobe.com/news/local/mas…

Oct 30, 2014

If you haven't yet seen this poignant, fun, and revealing video on Menino stop what you're doing now and watch: bostonglobe.com/news/local/mas…

Oct 30, 2014

Thomas M. Menino, Boston's longest serving mayor, has died at 71 - The Boston Globe fb.me/1Iw4XucOo

Oct 30, 2014

Remembering Boston’s longest serving mayor Tom Menino, great video by the Globe's @Pierre_LaScott bostonglobe.com/news/local/mas… via @BostonGlobe

Photos: Thomas M. Menino through the years

bostonglobe.com — Photos of Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino, from his days as a Hyde Park city councilor to his 20th year as mayor.

Charlie Baker told same emotional New Bedford fisherman tale in 2010 run for governor

bostonglobe.com — The encounter with a fisherman that a choked-up Charlie Baker recounted during the signature moment of Tuesday's debate in fact occurred in 2009, early during Baker's last run for governor, the campaign acknowledged today. In retelling the story Tuesday, Baker did not mention that the encounter that left him struggling with emotion had occurred so long ago.
Oct 30, 2014

Baker’s moving talk with fisherman was in 2009 - mysterious 'man-mountain' elusive bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/… @BostonGlobe

Oct 30, 2014

The Globe also tried to track down the New Bedford fisherman matching Baker's vivid description bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/…

Oct 30, 2014

That story about the fisherman's sons that made Charlie Baker cry? He told the same story on the 2010 campaign trail bit.ly/1zMV6uu

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As a threatening video gaming-industry movement grows, Arlington game developer is forced to flee her home

bostonglobe.com — Brianna Wu, a software engineer so absorbed in her work that she considers eating a waste of time, did not want to be a cultural figure. "I got into video games," she said recently, "to make video games." Continue reading below But Wu was thrust into the spotlight on Oct.
Oct 30, 2014

Coming in January to my @arlingtoncommed convo series, @spacekatgal Brianna Wu! Details to follow: bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/styl… via @BostonGlobe

Oct 30, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: “I won’t let women be bullied out of one of the best fields on the entire planet," says @Spacekatgal ow.ly/DylV6 #GamerGate

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President Obama on Mayor Menino: ‘Bold, big-hearted, and Boston strong’

bostonglobe.com — Continue reading below WASHINGTON -- President Obama this afternoon released a statement on the passing of longtime Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino: "Michelle and I were saddened to hear of the passing of Tom Menino. Bold, big-hearted, and Boston strong, Tom was the embodiment of the city he loved and led for more than two decades.