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Unsafe Passage: The dangers of getting to and from the job

One evening in February, Sara left her State Street office building shortly after six o'clock to walk to her car. As she put the key in the lock of the car door, a man grabbed her from behind and hissed in her ear, "Get in the car."
Equal Writes
By SUSAN STOBAUGH  |  July 09, 2010
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Joe Pernice and Joyce Linehan's collected tweets

Those who pre-ordered the new Pernice Brothers LP, Goodbye, Killer , received a slender paperback called Pernice to Me , authored and signed by Joe Pernice and Joyce Linehan. It consists of Linehan — Pernice's Dorchester-based manager, publicist, and
The Twitterary Life
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  June 18, 2010
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Dead Kids

Boston's violence promotes more violence, and its murders beget even more murder.
Startling sociological findings about violence and Boston's inner-city youth
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  June 11, 2010
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Ken Miller just can’t win

What’s an honorable man to do?
Brown biology professor attacked by Darwin-hating fundies and leftie atheists alike
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  March 05, 2010
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The Olympic (shell) games

It’s been 13 years since the pageantry and spectacle of the Summer Olympic Games — and the mythical economic boon that goes with it — has graced US soil. But we’ll find out next week if, in a secret-ballot vote in Europe, the International Olympic Commit
Next week, we’ll find out if an American city will host the 2016 Olympic Games — and if Boston has a shot at 2020. Despite the glitzy international attention, there are billions of reasons why every debt-saddled American should hope that the US does not get the gold.
By ANNE ELIZABETH MOORE  |  September 25, 2009
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That’ll learn ya

In eighth grade, I decided that school and hip-hop should exist separately.
Kabir schools other MCs, little kids
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  August 26, 2008


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Mind games

The troupe at Roger Williams University’s Barn Summer Playhouse is taking on the delicate drama  Proof  with satisfying finesse.
RWU’s intriguing Proof
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  July 16, 2008
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Naked in the public square

In the finest Puritan tradition, Middlesex District Attorney Gerald Leone is crusading to save Harvard Square from the shock and awe of the nude human form.
Freedom Watch
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE AND JAMES TIERNEY  |  June 25, 2008
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New bottle

“A lot of today’s music is a little bit ironic," says Reed, and I don’t have any of that. It’s not about irony.”
Eli ‘Paperboy’ Reed’s vintage sounds
By JIM SULLIVAN  |  April 07, 2008
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Revealed at last: The curious similarities of Steve Laffey and Greg Palast

Never seen former US Senate candidate Steve Laffey and lefty investigative journalist Greg Palast in the same place at the same time?
Oddities
By IAN DONNIS  |  February 14, 2008

Meat takes heat

Regarding your recent editorial, “Global Warming," I want to add another reason for hope.
Letters to the Boston editor, May 18, 2007
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  May 16, 2007


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Pressing the case

In the aftermath of I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby’s perjury conviction last week, the journalistic fallout of the case remains a subject of intense interest for reporters and legal observers.  
A limited federal shield law would be better than the post-Libby status quo
By JIM TARICANI  |  March 14, 2007