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Settling for half a loaf

I’m sure you will recall that your superior correspondents were early and ardent supporters of our president, Barack Obama.
Backing Barack. Plus, the utilities’ power play, and shoveling some snow musings.
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  December 25, 2009
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Ten years of great sports

Moments after Adam Vinatieri's field goal split the uprights as the clock expired in the Louisiana Superdome on February 3, 2002, the streets of Boston were in bedlam. Drunk people dangled from trees and hung off lampposts. Motorists leaned on their ho
Boston's road from Loserville to Title Town
By MIKE MILIARD  |  December 25, 2009

Rhode Island’s pride is showing

There was much to-do and flexing of cultural muscles and civic pride as Our Little Towne placed in the top 10 in many prestigious categories in Travel & Leisure magazine’s 2009 survey of “America’s Favorite Cities.”
 Finally, some good ‘news!’ Plus, Brown slips, the Patriots slide, and more
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  October 16, 2009
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30 on 30

The Providence Phoenix celebrates 30 years with 30 interviews  
30 local luminaries look back on 30 years of the New Paper and the Providence Phoenix
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 22, 2008
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Sober as judges

He doesn’t chant, “Yankees suck.” Why should we?

Dropkick Murphys at Paradise Rock Club, March 17, 2008


By MIKE MILIARD  |  March 24, 2008
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One Too Many is never enough

This time of year always brings about a bunch of talk about the Irish, but we’ve really been inundated of late, no?
The Pubcrawlers give you a reason to celebrate, March 17
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  March 12, 2008


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Dropkick Husseins

It’s been a good year for Dropkick Murphys.
Step dancing on Saddam’s grave
By MIKE MILIARD  |  November 14, 2007
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Let them eat car

It might be not just ostentatious, but very insulting and irresponsible, for the state to pay for two new SUVs.
Poor kids lose child-care while legislative leaders ride in comfort  
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  September 05, 2007

Got game?


A guide to the city's best sports bars
By HEATHER BOUZAN  |  May 21, 2007
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The Red Sox’ summer of discontent

Slowly, steadily, with every latest setback or miscue, it feels as if the Red Sox’ aspirations for 2006 are inexorably slipping away.
The Sporting Life
By IAN DONNIS  |  August 17, 2006
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When animals attack

If it's South Carolina, it's not really the Red Sox.
Sports Blotter: Mascots Gone Wild Edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  July 12, 2006


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Wild and Crispy

When Johnny Damon took a $52 million deal in December to join the New York Yankees, it cut through Red Sox Nation like a rusty knife.
Yes, Damon’s departure changes the Sox, but they won’t be wanting for charisma
By IAN DONNIS  |  April 11, 2006