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Headlines I’m looking for in 2018

My New Year’s gift to you is a list of headlines.  I have precious little expectation that we will see them atop newspapers, magazines,  newscasts or on social media in 2018.  Please send your own in the comments section below. I … Continue reading

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Marathon explosions tear at our hearts and community

It’s hard not to be shaken to the core by the horrific attacks at today’s marathon. The deaths, the mutilation, scores of injuries, and fear.  The assault on what can only be described as an iconic (yes, I know the … Continue reading

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A tale of two cities: Boston and San Francisco

 Fenway  Going to two baseball games, a week apart, in San Francisco and Boston, invites comparisons between the two cities, and random thoughts how, in recent years, each has moved beyond its postcard personas.  AT&T Park  … Continue reading

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Governor Patrick: Lead Communities to Health Insurance Savings

Governor Patrick is said to be planning a visit to Newton this Saturday.  His campaign will be giving out bumper stickers and signing up supporters. Here’s what I hope he talks about:  the cost of health insurance to cover city … Continue reading

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Katrina victims still hanging out to dry

With all the riveting headline issues – Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, unemployment, terrorist bombing attempts – not to mention health care reform and the U.S. Senate race – it’s easier to forget the continuing effects of hurricane Katrina on the least … Continue reading

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