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New Bill to End Animal Abuse

By April Newell
Activists are cracking down on animal abuse. Animal rights advocates and a bipartisan group of lawmakers are demanding passage of a bill that would increase fines and harden prison sentences for those convicted of animal cruelty and abuse.

The City Did Run Again

By Korey O’Brien
On a day that was filled with tears, smiles, nervousness, excitement, and just about any emotion that could possibly be felt, Boston filled the sidewalks along the 26.2 mile route in never before seen numbers to cheer on over 35,000 runners and reclaim its race.

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Obama Talks About Kansas Shooting

By Lesley Rozycki
On Sunday, President Barack Obama took a moment to remember those killed in a weekend attack outside two Jewish centers in Kansas.

Dorchester Fire Injures Dozens

By April Newell
Twelve people, including elderly and children, were hurt after an explosion in a Dorchester duplex Wednesday night.

New Bedford Ranks in Solar Power Report

By Samantha LeComte
New Bedford was highlighted as one of four “little cities that could”. With 54 watts of energy per person currently, New Bedford has more megawatts of solar power per capita than both Boston (19 watts per person) and Providence (four watts per person) combined.

Magazine Photoshoot Brings Boston Back to the Finish Line

By Mandy Cordero
Survivors, emergency responders and of course, Mayor Marty Walsh, stood tall in Copley Square for the Sports Illustrated photoshoot. The magazine will commemorate the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings in their upcoming issue.