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Tuesday

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

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Friday

How Unemployment Can Disproportionately Affect Neighboring States

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Thursday

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

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Monday

Kennedy Award Honors Obama's Commitment To Public Service

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Thursday

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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Monday

Boston Fans Celebrate Astonishing Super Bowl Victory

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Thursday

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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Saturday

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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Monday

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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American Apparel Subpoenaed Over Accounting Issue

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Shoe companies claim that toning shoes can sculpt your legs and reduce the girth of your backside while you walk — but at least two new studies suggest such claims are untrue. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images hide caption

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Wednesday

A new home in Davie, Fla., is offered for short sale in May. Florida, Massachusetts and Nevada are among the states where foreclosures are on the rise. J Pat Carter/AP hide caption

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Thursday

In Mass., A Debate Over 'Right To Repair' Law

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Tuesday

IOU, one of the books published by the Concord Free Press, is on display at The Concord Bookshop in Concord, Mass. As part of the publisher's generosity-based publishing model, patrons can take the book for free, but they're asked to make a donation to charity. Anthony Brooks/NPR hide caption

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Friday

When the dollar started loosing against the euro, the Chinese were buying large quantities of European milk. It pushed up the prices of European cheeses -- creating angst for specialty food owners. Anthony Brooks/NPR hide caption

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