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King, as in mayor

To begin with, I'd like to set down the political and ideological frame of reference under which I try to live.
Another page from an optimist's agenda
By TOM SHEEHAN  |  July 17, 2009
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He's number three

The conditions seem perfect for  Kevin McCrea's latest YouTube video : warm for February, reasonably sunny, no sonic competition from nearby construction.
How seriously should Boston take long-shot mayoral candidate Kevin McCrea?
By ADAM REILLY  |  March 18, 2009
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Rough justice

Except that it's a black farce, not a tragedy, you could call The Lieutenant of Inishmore Martin McDonagh's Titus Andronicus .
The Lieutenant of Inishmore; How Many Miles to Basra?; Legally Blonde the Musical
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  November 04, 2008

Fading away

As with a lot of people whose lack of self-awareness is their basic coping mechanism, David Moore is a pretty chipper guy at the outset of Scarecrow .
A dramatic look at anorexia inScarecrow
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 15, 2008

The Carson Beach Battle

This article originally appeared in the August 9, 1977 issue of the Boston Phoenix .
Clouded by other explanations, the conflict is plainly racial
By HOWARD HUSOCK  |  August 07, 2007