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Chasing Bayla - Michael Moore's quest to save the right whale - Metro - The Boston Globe

bostonglobe.com — Biologist Michael Moore had waited all day - really, all his life - for the whale to surface, the suffering giant he thought he could save, that science had to save. It had come down to this. Thirty meters," Dr. Michael Moore called out.
Oct 24, 2014

Fantastic read for weekend - Chasing Bayla: Michael Moore’s quest to save the right whale bit.ly/1wqofa0 pic.twitter.com/95d0xXLAQW

Oct 24, 2014

RT @upstatement: Currently losing our collective minds over the awesome presentation, illustrations & animations in this Globe story: http:…

Oct 24, 2014

RT @upstatement: Currently losing our collective minds over the awesome presentation, illustrations & animations in this Globe story: http:…

Oct 24, 2014

RT @GlobeMcGrory: Heart-breaking and fascinating, one scientist's decades-long goal of saving endangered whales. An incredible story. bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/…

Oct 24, 2014

RT @GlobeMcGrory: Heart-breaking and fascinating, one scientist's decades-long goal of saving endangered whales. An incredible story. bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/…

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Baker pulling away from Coakley in new poll

bostonglobe.com — Republican Charlie Baker has opened up a 9-point lead over Democrat Attorney General Martha Coakley, 45 percent to 36 percent, according to a new poll that depicts a far more comfortable advantage than either candidate has enjoyed in months. The poll reflects an October surge in independent voters toward Baker's column.
Oct 24, 2014

Massachusetts gubernatorial race: Baker opens up 9-point lead over Coakley in new poll - @BostonGlobe bit.ly/1shnxXy

Oct 24, 2014

Boston Globe finds Charlie Baker up 9 pts on Martha Coakley, 45%- 36% bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/…

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First nurse diagnosed with Ebola free of virus

bostonglobe.com — The first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: President Obama meets with Dallas nurse who recovered from Ebola ow.ly/DixW2 pic.twitter.com/NF1xZOhjZq

Oct 24, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: President Obama meets with Dallas nurse who recovered from Ebola ow.ly/DixW2 pic.twitter.com/RMHhLixzAL

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Menino says he’s suspending book tour, cancer treatments

bostonglobe.com — Continue reading below Former Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino said Thursday afternoon that he was suspending his book tour and his cancer treatments. Menino's statement: "Today, I, along with my family, after talking with my medical team, have decided to suspend my book tour as well as my cancer treatments.
Oct 24, 2014

Former Boston Mayor Menino, who has advanced cancer, is stopping his treatment to spend time with family instead bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/…

Oct 24, 2014

RT @GlobePolitical: Former Boston mayor Thomas Menino says he wants to spend more time with family, so he's suspending cancer treatments ow.ly/Dgudm

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Recalling the city’s least cherished anniversary, 25 years after the Stuart Case

bostonglobe.com — Ours is a city rightly obsessed with its history, but absolutely no one has ever felt any nostalgia for October 23, 1989. That was the night, 25 years ago this week, Carol DiMaiti Stuart was murdered in Mission Hill on her way home from a childbirth class at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Oct 24, 2014

.@Adrian_Walker on awful legacy of Charles Stuart case; one of 1st local news stories I vividly remember following bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/…

Oct 24, 2014

25-years-ago Charles Stuart killed his wife, leaving an awful legacy bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/… via @BostonGlobe

Oct 24, 2014

RT @GlobeMCramer: 25 years after Boston falsely accused a black man of killing a white woman, how should we reflect? bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/… via @BostonGlobe

Oct 24, 2014

RT @GlobeMCramer: 25 years after Boston falsely accused a black man of killing a white woman, how should we reflect? bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/… via @BostonGlobe

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Shooting reported at high school north of Seattle

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Oct 24, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: BREAKING: Hospital says 3 victims in critical condition after school shooting near Seattle. bit.ly/1t8UNpi pic.twitter.com/yffFWxIcXI

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RT @BostonGlobe: Shooter dead after attack at high school north of Seattle, police say ow.ly/DiKxc pic.twitter.com/fD19gySM2W

Oct 24, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: Police in Washington state say shooter dead after attack at high school north of Seattle ow.ly/DiNjZ pic.twitter.com/Q0MkGkMs3Y

Oct 24, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: BREAKING: Police have responded to a high school north of Seattle following reports of a shooting. bit.ly/1t8UNpi

Oct 24, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: BREAKING: Police have responded to a high school north of Seattle following reports of a shooting. bit.ly/1t8UNpi

Walsh vetoes City Council pay raise

bostonglobe.com — Continue reading below Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh vetoed a $20,000 raise for city councilors Friday, saying it needs "further independent analysis." "The City Council is a vital partner in city government and its members deserve some upward salary adjustment. However, more analysis is needed for such adjustment," Walsh said.

2 Saugus residents held without bail pending trial in Snapchat assault case

bostonglobe.com — SALEM - Two Saugus residents accused of sexually assaulting an intoxicated 16-year-old girl during an alleged attack that prosecutors say was recorded and disseminated via the mobile application Snapchat were ordered held without bail Friday following a dangerousness hearing. Rashad Deihim, 19, and Kailyn Bonia, 18, appeared in Salem Superior Court.
Oct 24, 2014

Two Saugus residents involved in alleged Snapchat sex assault of drunk 16 y/o held w/out bail @lauracrimaldi writes. bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/…

Oct 24, 2014

2 Saugus residents held without bail pending trial in Snapchat sexual assault case ow.ly/Di7T5

Massachusetts nurses express concern on Capitol Hill about Ebola preparation

bostonglobe.com — WASHINGTON - A contingent of Massachusetts nurses wearing red scrubs attended a packed congressional hearing Friday on Ebola to admonish lawmakers and government agencies for failing to standardize guidelines and providing enough protective gear to care for Ebola patients.

Documentary film screenings from The Boston Globe

bostonglobe.com — GlobeDocs - Documentary film screenings from The Boston Globe
Oct 24, 2014

RT @sethmnookin: The @BostonGlobe launches @GlobeDocs series; will also have free screenings & expanded documentary coverage in paper: http…

Oct 24, 2014

RT @sethmnookin: The @BostonGlobe launches @GlobeDocs series; will also have free screenings & expanded documentary coverage in paper: http…

Here’s how to track your next Green Line train

bostonglobe.com — The MBTA has finally gotten its Green Line hooked up to a GPS system that can tell riders in real time where the next train is, but it's going to be awhile before that information shows up in platform countdown clocks.
Oct 24, 2014

Important information for Green Line commuters (myself included): Here’s how to track your next Green Line train bit.ly/1tRtkKJ

Oct 24, 2014

Here's how to track your next Green Line train. ow.ly/Dir0k

Norwood man hits it big - twice - in state lottery game

bostonglobe.com — Luck struck twice for a Norwood man who found out his lottery ticket had the winning numbers in this week's Lucky For Life drawing - then realized, minutes later, that he had another ticket with the same number. Kenneth J.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @BostonGlobe: Norwood man wins $25,000 a year for life, then realizes he has a second ticket with same prize bit.ly/1D7pgFl pic.twitter.com/QprFwQBCrQ

TLC cancels ‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’

bostonglobe.com — NEW YORK (AP) - The TLC network says it is canceling ''Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,'' its colorful series about a young beauty pageant contestant and her family. TLC would not explain why the series was being shelved. But this week TMZ reported that the girl's mother, June Shannon, was in a relationship with a man who was convicted of child molestation.

State Police: One cow killed when small herd wanders onto I-290 in Marlborough

bostonglobe.com — A small herd of cows wandered onto Interstate 290 in Marlborough Thursday night, causing two separate crashes and the death of at least one of the animals, State Police said. Troopers responded to I-290 east near the interchange with Interstate 495 in Marlborough for a report of two separate crashes involving the animals, said State Police Trooper Reid Bagley.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @TheBelloBlotter: Small herd of cows wanders onto highway in Marlboro, causing two crashes. One cow dead. bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/…

Oct 24, 2014

Small herd of cows wanders onto highway in Marlboro, causing two crashes. One cow dead. bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/…

Oct 24, 2014

How is nobody posting any pictures of the cows on the highway? LMK if you have some. bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/…

Oct 24, 2014

3:0 -> 3XO RT @Melissa__Hanson: State Police: One cow killed when small herd wanders onto I-290 in Marlborough bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/10/…

Uber offers flu shots on wheels

bostonglobe.com — Users of the Uber car service know they can summon a ride with a few taps on a smartphone app. But for several hours Thursday, they could also order up the immediate delivery a winter health care staple - a flu shot.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @GloriousBE: Got a little quote in the @BostonGlobe today - thanks for the shout out @DanielAdams86 - feeling healthy & flu free http://…

2014 top 100 women-led businesses in Massachusetts

bostonglobe.com — This is the 13th year that The Commonwealth Institute - a local nonprofit that supports female business leaders - has created the list, and the second year that the Globe Magazine has partnered with the group. View the list as an interactive table. President, CEO, and owner since 1999 of State Cleaning Service (No.

‘Bad Jews’ reckons with faith, ethnicity

bostonglobe.com — The action in Joshua Harmon's comedy "Bad Jews," a SpeakEasy Stage presentation beginning performances Friday, revolves around a bitter conflict between two cousins over a prized heirloom belonging to their just-deceased grandfather. But their argument seems like a proxy debate for a wider discussion about the state of American Judaism.
Oct 24, 2014

Joshua Harmon's 'Bad Jews' makes New England debut @SpeakEasyStage. Here's my feature in today's @BostonGlobe bit.ly/1wqq4nD