Black students complain of casual racism

BOSTON - It's not always the slurs and the other out-and-out acts of racism...than the large situations," said Akosua Opokua-Achampong, a sophomore at Boston College. "Those also hurt."When Opokua-Achampong tells other students...
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Stephen McPhertres

...was just getting started."Steve embraced the Juneau running community and finished ten marathons after age 50, including Boston twice and all 10 legs of the Klondike Road Relay. A highlight was running the Chilkoot Trail of '98 in 1998 in about ten hours...
Boston-bound airline pilot dies; co-pilot lands safely in NY

...incapacitated while flying from Phoenix to Boston and later died, but his first officer...the plane, an Airbus A320, landed in Boston at 12:30 p.m.Aviation experts said...who was heading from Reno, Nevada, to Boston via Phoenix, said she had dozed off on...
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Today in Sports History for Nov. 16

...1957 - Notre Dame ends Oklahoma's NCAA record 47-game winning streak with a 7-0 victory.1957 - Bill Russell of the Boston Celtics sets an NBA record with 49 rebounds in a 111-89 victory over the Philadelphia Warriors.1962 - Wilt Chamberlain scores...
NHL roundup for Friday, Nov. 13, 2015

...sixth goal in five games and Colorado beat Boston.Reto Berra made 25 saves, and Colorado...Ryan Spooner scored in the first to give Boston a 2-0 lead, but Carl Soderberg home for the eighth straight time. Boston had previously gone winless at home seven...
Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...he wants to know much more about the federal government's vetting process before allowing them into the state. Democratic Boston Mayor also says he wants to know about how the federal government screens refugees.MICHIGAN (195)Gov. Rick Snyder had...
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Syrian refugee policy takes focus in US 2016 politics

...which he voiced skepticism about proper vetting but still left the door open to admitting refugees. In September, he told Boston Herald radio: "We've always been a country that's been willing to accept people who have been displaced. And I would...
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Today in Sports History: Nov. 15

...San Diego Chargers.1969 - The New York Knicks run their record to 17-1, the best start in NBA history, by beating the Boston Celtics 113-98.1969 - Bill Cappleman of Florida State passes for 508 yards and three touchdowns in a 28-26 loss to Memphis...
Courting unions, Obama pushes paid sick leave

BOSTON - Courting unions on Labor Day, a major union rally and breakfast in Boston on Monday when he said he had signed the...whether to run for president in 2016.In Boston, Obama was flanked by prominent Democrats...
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Pure Sole: It hurts so good

...vacation - I qualified for the New York and Boston marathons.Yeah, baby! Second in my...Pretty good run. You qualified for Boston," said a man I recognized from the start...knew I would not enter the New York or Boston marathons.I don't do well in crowds...


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