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Helicopter to perform radiation survey of Marathon route; part of security plan

bostonglobe.com — You can now read 10 articles each month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Log In Low-flying helicopters may be visible in areas west of downtown Boston through the weekend, according to the National Nuclear Security Administration.
RT @jonchesto: RT @jessbidgood Seen low-flying helicopters over Boston today? They’re measuring radiation before the marathon: http://t.co/…
Here's why we're seeing helicopters: Radiation survey will be performed on Marathon route bit.ly/1nu8qu4 via @BostonGlobe
RT @jessbidgood: Seen low-flying helicopters over Boston today? They’re measuring radiation before the marathon: bit.ly/1jdoYT0
RT @jessbidgood Seen low-flying helicopters over Boston today? They’re measuring radiation before the marathon: bit.ly/1jdoYT0
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A Fenway wedding for Mark Fucarile and Jen Regan

bostonglobe.com — Marathon bombing survivor Marc Fucarile married longtime love Jen Regan at Fenway Park on Thursday night. Their families have known each other since they were kids, and they got reacquainted - and started dating - in 2006.
The perfect Boston weddng MT @BostonGlobe: Marathon survivor Marc Fucarile married at Fenway ow.ly/vVfcN pic.twitter.com/fwUfK3Bpfx
RT @BostonGlobe: A Fenway wedding for #BostonMarathon bombing survivor Mark Fucarile and Jen Regan ow.ly/vVmZO http://t.co/lW4Tt…
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Governor Patrick criticizes federal agents for shutting down unlicensed Boston radio station

bostonglobe.com — You can now read 10 articles each month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Log In Governor Deval Patrick today sharply criticized federal agents for shutting down an unlicensed radio station in Grove Hall and said he tried to dissuade them raiding the station that bills itself as the fabric of the black community.
RT @GlobeMCramer: Gov. Patrick lambasts feds for shutting down unlicensed radio station he calls crucial voice of the black community http:…
RT @BostonGlobe: Governor Deval Patrick sharply criticizes federal agents for shutting down an unlicensed radio station http://t.co/jCJPNeX…
Gov. Deval Patrick says he urged feds not to unplug Touch 106.1 FM. bit.ly/1nfFkRO
RT @mlevenson: Gov. Patrick criticizes feds for shutting down unlicensed Roxbury radio station: bit.ly/1nfFkRO
RT @mlevenson: Gov. Patrick criticizes feds for shutting down unlicensed Roxbury radio station: bit.ly/1nfFkRO
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Little Joe Cook, doo-wop singer of ‘Peanut,’ has died

bostonglobe.com — Little Joe Cook, whose one big hit, "Peanut," helped make him a local music legend, has died. Cook, recognized around Cambridge for his white Cadillac with the license plate "Nut Man," played for years at Cantab Lounge in Central Square. His 1957 song, recorded with Little Joe and the Thrillers, stayed on Billboard's charts for 15 weeks.
Little Joe Cook, singer of hit song ‘Peanuts,’ has died. ow.ly/vVIo6
RT @jtuohey21: Sad to hear. Little Joe Cook, a staple at the Cantab Lounge for years, has died. bit.ly/1jd2mSz #Cambridge
RT @jtuohey21: Sad to hear. Little Joe Cook, a staple at the Cantab Lounge for years, has died. bit.ly/1jd2mSz #Cambridge

Body found off - Metro - The Boston Globe

bostonglobe.com — You can now read 10 articles each month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Log In The body of a child has been found off of Interstate 190 in Sterling, a law enforcement official briefed on the case said. Law enforcement officials believe the body may be that of Jeremiah Oliver, the missing Fitchburg boy, the official said.
RT @BostonGlobe: The body of a child has been found in Sterling; police are investigating whether it is that of missing Fitchburg boy http…

Police probe link between body and missing Fitchburg boy, Jeremiah Oliver

bostonglobe.com — STERLING - The body of a child has been found off Interstate 190 in Sterling, the Worcester district attorney said this afternoon. The body was consistent in height and weight with Jeremiah Oliver, the missing Fitchburg boy, the official said. Continue reading below The body was found "in a wrapped condition," said District Attorney Joseph Early.
RT @BostonGlobe: “I’m hoping it’s not true,” Jeremiah Oliver’s father says as police probe link between child’s body and missing boy http:/…
RT @BostonGlobe: “As we await news about the child’s identity, as Governor and as a parent, I feel a deep sadness,” Patrick says http://t.c…
The remains found this morning in tall grassy area off highway in Sterling. bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/04/…
Body has height and weight consistent with missing boy Jeremiah Oliver, DA says. bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/04/…
Prosecutors say it appears child is victim of a homicide. Autopsy being conducted by medical examiner. bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/04/…
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Logan raising parking rates twice in next two years

bostonglobe.com — Logan International Airport is raising parking rates for the second time in two years, with a third price hike approved for 2016, as part of the airport's efforts to discourage people from using the overcrowded lots while covering costs for additional spaces.
RT @BostonGlobe: Prices will go up to $29 a day in the central garage at Logan and $20 a day in the economy lot on July 1 http://t.co/59Re4…
RT @BostonGlobe: Logan is raising parking rates for the second time in two years, with a third price hike approved for 2016 http://t.co/q3L…

MIT Police Officer Sean Collier remembered a year after he was allegedly slain by Boston Marathon bombing suspects

bostonglobe.com — CAMBRIDGE - He was the last to die, a kind man with a warm smile, wearing a badge on his chest and a gun on his waist. And today the people who knew him and loved him are gathering to remember MIT Police Officer Sean Collier. Collier was shot around 10:20 p.m.

At last, Bruins-Red Wings series set to begin

bostonglobe.com — While the rest of the hockey world already got started on the playoffs - which began on Wednesday - the Bruins and Red Wings have gotten a couple of extra days to wait. But, game day is finally here, and the Bruins are about to get started on a run that could end with the Stanley Cup.
At last, it's game day for Bruins-Red Wings. Here's what they were saying today, via @AmalieBenjamin bit.ly/1jdNuTT
Preview of tonight's Bruins-Red Wings Game 1, in case you're bored waiting for puck drop: bit.ly/1f3bYhw

Concord Museum offers artifacts from the day the War of Independence started

bostonglobe.com — A lantern. A sword. A drum. A hand-written letter. They may sound like objects in a scavenger hunt, but David Wood's voice takes on a tone of reverence as he lovingly explains the significance of each one.
RT @Boston1775: Boston Globe regional coverage of the Concord Museum's #RevWar exhibit on 19 Apr 1775, opening tomorrow: http://t.co/YX7Tes…
RT @Boston1775: Boston Globe regional coverage of the Concord Museum's #RevWar exhibit on 19 Apr 1775, opening tomorrow: http://t.co/YX7Tes…

Gary Washburn’s Western Conference overview

bostonglobe.com — 1. San Antonio Spurs (62-20) vs. 8. Dallas Mavericks (49-33) This should be one of the more entertaining first-round series because of the teams' familiarity. The Mavericks - who would be the third seed in the Eastern Conference - are formidable with Dirk Nowitzki, Monta Ellis, Shawn Marion, and Jose Calderon.

Gary Washburn’s Eastern Conference overview

bostonglobe.com — 1. Indiana Pacers (56-26) vs. 8. Atlanta Hawks (38-44) This is a more difficult matchup than it appears because the Hawks can be tough to defend when they are converting 3-pointers, and they have the best shooter in the league in Kyle Korver.

David Abel - Reporter - The Boston Globe

bostonglobe.com — You can now read 10 articles each month for free on BostonGlobe.com.
First up, we have @davabel, who wrote a heartbreaking series on those left behind after the Boston bombing. bostonglobe.com/staff/abel

Taking the shackles off pregnant prisoners

bostonglobe.com — WHEN HER LABOR STARTED in the middle of the night, Benidalys Rivera's contractions were painful and regularly three minutes apart. Correctional officers clamped on handcuffs for her ride from the Western Massachusetts Regional Women's Correctional Center in Chicopee to a local hospital.
RT @BostonGlobe: Massachusetts is poised to join 18 states that outlaw or restrict the shackling of pregnant prisoners: http://t.co/4c59H6…

After-school program uses dance to nurture girls’ interest in math

bostonglobe.com — Over the years, Kirin Sinha has heard the same question from her mostly male professors and classmates: "Why didn't you get deterred along the way?" Sinha, a senior at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is triple-majoring in theoretical math, computer science, and electrical engineering -- three fields that have remained heavily dominated by men, even as women have made significant inroads in other areas of science.
Where do kids learn the tenacity and discipline to do well in math class? Sometimes, dance class. bit.ly/1i29n7u @MIT #STEM
After-school program from MIT uses dance to nurture girls’ interest in math bit.ly/1nfHCQM pic.twitter.com/S3AsBp26TM
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