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  • Behind the screams

     
    Must reading about the marathon bombers in the Boston Globe:...
  • Don't let the killjoys kill football [Blowback]

    Bill Dwyre, who served as sports editor for the Los Angeles Times for a quarter of a century, wrote Tuesday that "the NFL deserves to go away, to be banished from our sight forever." When football's natural amen corner raises pitchforks and torches...
  • 'Our Boston': Reading for a city's benefit, after marathon bombings

    'Our Boston': Reading for a city's benefit, after marathon bombings
    Boston was a rough-and-tumble city when I knew it in my teens and early 20s. It was, as Seth Mnookin suggests in “Our Boston: Writers Celebrate the City They Love” (Mariner: 354 pp., $16 paper), defined by “the Combat Zone and Filene&...
  • Westfield Trustees Put Dobelle On Paid Leave

    Westfield Trustees Put Dobelle On Paid Leave
    The Westfield State University Board of Trustees voted early Thursday morning to put President Evan Dobelle on paid administrative leave until Nov. 25, while a law firm conducts an investigation into his spending. Dobelle, who led Trinity College in...
  • Tighten Rules, End Sweetheart State Hiring

    Courant readers have been paying close attention to my colleague Jon Lender's stories on state government officials hiring relatives for summer jobs in their departments. It's a dispiriting enough tale to have caught the attention of Gov. Dannel P....
  • Review: 'Don't Kiss Me' by Lindsay Hunter

    Review: 'Don't Kiss Me' by Lindsay Hunter
    The fictional universe of Lindsay Hunter, author of the debut collection “Don't Kiss Me,” is at once both repelling and mesmerizing. Written as intense bursts of flash-fiction, the stories are visceral; they unsettle, shock, provoke. Hunter,...
  • Rescued race horse 'Silver Ray' is headed home to a Kentucky shelter

    Rescued race horse 'Silver Ray' is headed home to a Kentucky shelter
    Silver Ray's life is turning around. When the former race horse that won hundreds of thousands of dollars on the track but sold for just $30 at an auction showed up at a horse rescue in Glendale last month, he was skinny and weak. His hip bones jutted...
  • '2 Guns' misfires despite Washington and Wahlberg, reviews say

    '2 Guns' misfires despite Washington and Wahlberg, reviews say
    True to its name, the new action movie "2 Guns" boasts considerable firepower, with charismatic actors Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg in the lead roles. According to many film critics, however, Washington and Wahlberg's chemistry is overshadowed by a...
  • Amazon Chief To Buy Washington Post, Ending Decades of Family Ownership

    In a deal once believed unthinkable, the family-controlled Washington Post Co. has decided to sell its flagship broadsheet and other print publications to Amazon chief Jeffrey P. Bezos for $250 million. The deal puts one of America's most storied...
  • Iconoclast College President Dobelle On The Carpet

    When he was president of Trinity College from 1995 to 2001, Evan S. Dobelle showed a real gift for strengthening the school and enhancing its role in the community. His legacy included new buildings, an enhanced global learning program, the championship...
  • Trending en Twitter: Fundador de Amazon compra Washington Post

    Trending en Twitter: Fundador de Amazon compra Washington Post
    En Twitter el tema del momento es la compra y venta del Washington Post. La agencia Reuters reporta que la empresa The Washington Post Co dijo el lunes que acordó vender su emblemático periódico a Jeff Bezos, fundador de Amazon, por 250 millones de...
  • Customers who bought the Washington Post also bought....

     
    Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos buys the Washington Post $250 million. And since he ordered before 10 p.m., he'll have free delivery of his newspaper company on Wednesday. The Boston Globe was sold over the weekend to Red Sox owner John......