Tovia Smith Tovia Smith is an award-winning NPR News National Desk correspondent based in Boston.

Deaths Revive Cornell's Reputation As 'Suicide School'

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College Application 2.0: The Video Essay

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Companies 'Named And Shamed' For Bad Behavior

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Accused Alabama Professor Has History Of Violence

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Scott Brown: Puzzling Out The GOP's New 'It' Boy

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From Relative Unknown To Senator From Mass.

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In Liberal Massachusetts, An Epic GOP Victory

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Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick looks on as President Obama speaks at a Boston fundraiser for the governor in October 2009. Gerald Herbert/AP Photo hide caption

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For Mass. City, Black Leaders Are 'Business As Usual'

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'Selfish' Giving: Does It Count If You Get In Return?

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Mark Greenberg, owner of Murray's Liquors in Newton, Mass., says he won't consider new hiring until some customers stop buying discounted wines and return to purchasing fine wines. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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A Cheap-Wine Index Keeps Hiring On Hold

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Potholes And Repairs? Boston Has An App For That

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Game Over For New England Retailer

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Iraq War Veteran Wins Mayoral Race In Mass.

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Gay-Marriage Advocates Weigh Next Move

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Wellesley Class Teaches Personal Finance Basics

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