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For The First Time, Bostonians Will Elect A Mayor Who Is Not A White Man

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How Unemployment Can Disproportionately Affect Neighboring States

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5 Years After Sandy Hook Tragedy, How 2 Dads Turned Grief Into Action

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Kennedy Award Honors Obama's Commitment To Public Service

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After a couple of stints behind bars, Angel LaCourt (right) is now a trainer at InnerCity Weightlifting in Boston. Here he works with Bill Gramby, who recently had a stroke and is working out to build strength and stamina. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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A Weightlifting Program Gives Ex-Cons A Chance At Change

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Boston Fans Celebrate Astonishing Super Bowl Victory

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The Millennium Tower looking down Franklin Street in downtown Boston. The city has seen a tech boom and housing prices have also increased over the past few years. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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Amid A Business Boom, A Wealth Gap Between Races Leaves Some Struggling

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Bill Buckner throws out the ceremonial first pitch at a game between the Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers in 2008 at Fenway Park in Boston. Getty Images hide caption

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A Little Luck 'Not A Bad Thing' In Baseball

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Pierre Solon and Katty Familia lost their Boston home to foreclosure. Wells Fargo auctioned it off for $115,000 -- far less than the couple paid -- to a private investor. /Anthony Brooks for NPR hide caption

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Housing Nightmare Upends Family, Enriches Investor

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