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ExxonMobil Climate Change Lawsuit to Proceed
Litigation
ExxonMobil Climate Change Lawsuit to Proceed
2022-05-25 15:21:50
by Reece Nations

BOSTON — ExxonMobil will have to defend its business practices in Massachusetts after a lawsuit concerning the oil and gas giant's role in propagating climate change was allowed to proceed on Tuesday.  The Massachusetts Supreme Court dismissed Exxon’s special motion... Read More

Supreme Court
Supreme Court Rules Boston Unlawfully Refused to Fly Christian Flag
2022-05-02 17:54:54
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that Boston violated the free speech rights of a conservative activist by refusing to comply with his request to fly a Christian flag on a flagpole outside City Hall, while allowing other... Read More

In The News
Judge, Satanic Temple at Odds in Fight Over City Council Prayer Refusal
2022-04-20 23:07:58
by Dan McCue

BOSTON — A federal judge in Boston has admonished a satanic temple for adopting legal ploys that she said are distracting from its otherwise “meaningful legal challenge” aimed at it being allowed to lead the prayer that begins every Boston... Read More

Political News
Youngkin Wins In Virginia; In Stunner, NJ Remains Too Close to Call
2021-11-03 17:42:22
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Republican Glenn Youngkin won the nation’s most watched gubernatorial contest on Tuesday, edging out Democrat Terry McAuliffe in a race widely seen as an early referendum on the Biden administration and Congressional Democrats. As of Wednesday morning, with... Read More

Elections
Boston Voters Send Moderate, Progressive to November Showdown for Mayor
2021-09-15 16:01:03
by Dan McCue

BOSTON, Mass. -- Michelle Wu, an Asian American progressive and Annissa Essaibi George, a moderate, appear to be the last candidates left standing after Tuesday’s preliminary mayoral election in Boston, and will now face each other in November when the... Read More

Elections
Boston Voters to Choose Next Mayor from Most Diverse Candidate Pool Ever
2021-09-14 18:28:49
by Dan McCue

BOSTON, Mass. -- Voters in Boston are casting their ballots for mayor on Tuesday, choosing from the most diverse mayoral slate in the city’s fabled history. The Sept. 14 vote, of course, is just the city’s preliminary mayoral election, intended... Read More

In The News
Subdued 9/11 Remembrances Reflect Boston's Invisible Scars

BOSTON (AP) — Tucked in a grove of ginkgo trees, a glass cube at Logan International Airport pays tribute to those lost aboard the two jetliners that took off from Boston and were hijacked by terrorists who flew them into... Read More

Arts
Historic American Church Set to Integrate Its Slavery Ties

The great contradiction of Boston's Old North Church is that a site pivotal to the freedom of the nation is the same place where slave owners and traders once worshiped. Now, with a $75,000 grant from the National Endowment for... Read More

Technology
Boston, Raleigh to be Designated Newest FCC Innovation Zones
2021-07-15 13:02:51
by Dan McCue

Boston, Massachusetts and Raleigh, North Carolina could become the nation’s next designated innovation zones and test beds for advanced wireless technologies, under a proposal put forward Wednesday by the Federal Communications Commission. The designations, if advanced, would help spur the... Read More

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