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October 22, 2017


Bay Staters reach out to Puerto Rico

Bay State Puerto Ricans are banding together to send supplies to the hurricane-damaged island and vowing to do everything they can to help their family and friends who are still struggling to recover from Maria. “Our people need this, our people need our help, our people on our island are crying and we’re answering their

Academy leader blasts dorm slurs

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. — The leader of the Air Force Academy delivered a poignant and stern message on race relations in a speech to thousands of cadets after someone wrote racial slurs on message boards outside the dorm rooms of five black students. Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria warned students that he would not tolerate

Flynn: Through sea of negativity, Boston’s goodwill shines

It seems like every time you turn on the national news lately, all you see is angry protests and demonstrations. Whether it’s student activists blocking traffic so people can’t get home from work, demonstrators throwing bottles at police officers or anarchists waving signs and shouting obnoxious anti-police, anti-military and anti-American statements, it seems like this

Category 1 ’cane tracks toward Cape

Hurricane Jose is churning its way toward New England, sparking fears that parts of the Bay State could take a direct hit from the Category 1 storm as weather experts scramble to predict how close it will come to the coast when it swirls into the region later this week. Source: Boston Herald

Trump administration appeals to Supreme Court on refugee ban

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is back at the Supreme Court, asking the justices to continue to allow strict enforcement of a temporary ban on refugees from around the world. The Justice Department’s high court filing Monday follows an appeals court ruling last week that would allow refugees to enter the United States if a

The Latest: India urges Myanmar to act with restraint

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh — The Latest on violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state and the flood of ethnic Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh (all times local): 12:55 p.m. India has urged Myanmar to handle the situation in its Rakhine state with restraint following the exodus of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees into neighboring Bangladesh. Source: Boston

Lawsuit over ‘lock’ fees the latest Wells Fargo headache

WASHINGTON — Wells Fargo & Co., the controversy­-battered big bank, has a new problem — this time directly affecting mortgage applicants. Last week a first-time homebuyer filed a class action suit against the company, alleging widespread abuse of a procedure well known to most mortgage borrowers: interest rate “locks.” Source: Boston Herald

Ink Block Park new Boston hot spot

Boston’s newest park opened yesterday in probably the city’s most unexpected place: under an Interstate 93 overpass. Underground at Ink Block, a new 8-acre park sandwiched between the South End and South Boston, celebrated its grand opening with a daylong block party. “We’ve tried to be that devel- oper who does things a little outside

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