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‘Nutcracker’ Notice

January 13, 2012
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‘Nutcracker’ Notice

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Breakthrough!: Recent Research from the LMA

January 13, 2012
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A First Step to Curing Deafness A first step to a possible cure for genetically caused deafness has been taken by a research team co-led by Children’s Hospital Boston’s Dr. Jeffrey Holt. The sense of hearing is produced by tiny hairs inside the ear. The hairs move when hit by sound waves and turn...

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Tattooed man robs bank

January 13, 2012
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A man with a Chinese symbol tattooed on his neck robbed the Bank of America at 1620 Tremont St. this week, according to the Boston Police Department. The man entered the bank around 9:45 a.m. on Jan. 9 and gave the teller a note claiming he had a bomb. “Do it now. I’m not...

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Eight win ‘Harmony’ scholarships

January 13, 2012
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Eight Mission Hill residents were awarded $500 scholarships for post-high-school education by the local Harmony on the Hill project at a Nov. 19 ceremony. The winners included: Esohe Amadin, Shante Clark, Ian Cotterell, Dominique Cotton, Lynette Crosby, James Morgan Thames, Laura Pizarro and Walter Pultinas. The awards were presented at a Tobin School ceremony...

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Healthy Living

January 13, 2012
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Healthy Living

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Community Scholar

January 13, 2012
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Community Scholar

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Rep. Fox wins award

January 13, 2012
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State Rep. Gloria Fox was given the Lifetime Achievement Award by the National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) at its annual conference in Chicago last month. “I am happy to know that my hard work is being recognized nationally,” said Fox, who represents part of Mission Hill, in a press statement. The NBCSL...

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Life Savers

January 13, 2012
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Life Savers

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Obituary: Bruce Wallin, NU professor

January 13, 2012
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Obituary: Bruce Wallin, NU professor

Bruce A. Wallin, of Jamaica Plain, aged 63, passed away on Dec. 29, 2011 after a short battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife Vickie and two daughters, Anne, 15, and Eva, 11, and a sister, Barbara Lynch. He was born in Amsterdam, N.Y. In 1990, he moved to Boston to join...

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Editorial: Fund the T like a treasure

January 13, 2012
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Pay more and get less. That’s the pitch the MBTA is making to riders as it struggles to fill a $161 million operating budget deficit. It’s a draconian budget. Fare hikes that outpace anyone’s pay increases. No transit for people who work weekends or for tourists to and from the suburbs. A high impact...

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