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Massachusetts Senate Race, Everett, Boston

Massachusetts Senate Race, Everett, Boston

October 28 2012 In Mitt Romney’s home state of Massachusetts, cash is pouring into the battle for the Senate seat that was traditionally owned by the Kennedy clan. In the costliest race in the country outside the presidential contest, with $70 million raised so far, Harvard Law professor Elizabeth Warren, with huge backing from US […]

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Mormon missionaries in Mattapan

Mormon missionaries in Mattapan

Elders Fields, Loftus, and Macallister – “Mac”. In an apartment building mostly home to Haitian and other Carribean immigrants, three strait-laced young Mormon missionaries in dark formal suits and ties are discussing with Haitian mother Marie Fortuna her next visit to the temple. A soft-focus DVD about the youthful visions of their religion’s 19th Century […]

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Hurricane Sandy, Framingham

Carried by The Scotsman At the Cold War nuclear bunker serving as this state’s hurricane headquarters yesterday, a spokesman for the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency predicted that a million businesses and households could lost power in the storm. An hour later I was one of them, after a giant pine tree crashed through the electricity […]

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