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  • ACLU sues FBI for records on Ibragim Todashev shooting

    ACLU sues FBI for records on Ibragim Todashev shooting
    The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Massachusetts sued Thursday to obtain records about the killing of Ibragim Todashev, who was shot to death last year in his Orlando condo by an FBI agent. "When law enforcement officials kill someone in...
  • Newly Minted MBA Hopes Painting Parties Draw Profits

    Newly Minted MBA Hopes Painting Parties Draw Profits
    WEST HARTFORD — When Stan Finch was at Harvard Business School in 2011 and 2012, everyone wanted to launch the next Airbnb. Finch, now 31, also thought about launching a firm that connects customers with people offering short-term rentals, even...
  • Ecuatoriano Correa dice cumplirá con términos propuestos de oferta de bonos

    Por Scott Malone CAMBRIDGE, EEUU (Reuters) - El presidente ecuatoriano, Rafael Correa, dijo el miércoles que su país honraría los términos de la oferta de deuda por 700 millones de dólares que realizará este año para inversores extranjeros. Serí...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Stopping Pap smears depends on age and risk

    Q: I'm 71 years old. Do I need Pap tests at my age? A: The early detection and treatment of cervical cancer is a remarkable medical success story. After the introduction of regular screening by Pap smears, cervical cancer rates began to go down...
  • Is Williamsburg's tourism heyday over?

    Is Williamsburg's tourism heyday over?
    A once hardy economy in the Historic Triangle that was built on tourism is becoming more fragile by the year. Fewer people are buying fewer tickets to area attractions, spending fewer nights in Williamsburg, James City County and York County,...
  • Anita Hill reflects on telling her story in the documentary 'Anita'

    Anita Hill reflects on telling her story in the documentary 'Anita'
    WASHINGTON — The first time I talked to Anita Hill, she was teaching commercial law in Oklahoma, living in obscurity in the state where she grew up on an isolated farm with 12 siblings. For roughly a week in 1991, I pressed her to tell me what she...
  • Welder's sparks caused Boston fire that killed 2 firefighters

    BOSTON -- The fire that killed two firefighters as it burned through a brownstone in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood was caused by welders working at the back of a neighboring building, the Boston Fire Department said Friday. Welders were working...
  • READER SUBMITTED: The Plainville High School Robotics Team 5129 Won First Place

    The Plainville High School Robotics Team 5129 won 1st place and two rookie awards at the Hartford Regional FIRST Robotics Competition, which took place March 29 and 30 at Hartford Public High School. It was only the second time the recently formed team...
  • Chicago biotech sector lags other big cities, Abbvie CEO says

    Chicago biotech sector lags other big cities, Abbvie CEO says
    The biotechnology and innovation environment in Chicago lags that of the Boston, Mass.-area and California’s Bay Area, AbbVie Inc. Chief Executive Rick Gonzalez said Thursday. Gonzalez, speaking in Schaumburg at an Executives’ Club of...
  • MGM Grand At Foxwoods Renamed The Fox Tower

    MGM Grand At Foxwoods Renamed The Fox Tower
    The MGM Grand at Foxwoods is being renamed The Fox Tower, part of a campaign to reinvigorate the casino's brand in the face of new and expanded gambling competition across the Northeast. The change was announced Thursday by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    CHRISTOPHER GAYLO has been appointed technology department director at Northampton Community College. Gaylo was the founder and principal of CMG Consulting, and has held positions in leadership at S.S. White Technologies, Norex Medical, Therics Inc. and...
  • Ted Kennedy Jr. Joins Board of Health Consultancy

    Ted Kennedy Jr. is bringing his name and health care expertise to a consulting firm that works with hospitals and other service providers looking to boost efficiency and improve patient care. The 52-year-old Branford resident, a lawyer and health care...