Tag Archives: Marathon bombings

Red Sox victory: How sweet it is!

I can’t remember ever being happier to be wrong! There will be tons of words written about the first Red Sox win in Fenway in 95 years.  None will be enough, nor will mine adequately express our collective joy.  As … Continue reading

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Media need to do heavy lifting in Boston mayoral race

When the Boston marathon was bombed, we all shared the grief and noted that “We are Boston.”  So, too, when the capital city selects a new mayor, the people of Greater Boston, not just its voting residents, have a stake in who … Continue reading

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Muslim community needs to be part of early warning system

It wasn’t enough to decimate the core of what was Al Qaeda in 2001.  The landscape in certain hospitable countries like Yemen and Syria is now dotted with Al Qaeda offshoots and affiliates.  And, for the last eight years, the home-grown … Continue reading

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Local media continue to shine

In the early days following the Marathon bombings, the media made plenty of mistakes as reporters rushed to tell the story.  Reports surfaced that the two suspects were under arrest when they were not.  The boat in which Dzhokhar Tsarnaev … Continue reading

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