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Incumbents win City Council races

November 11, 2011
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By John Ruch and Rebeca Oliveira Gazette Staff The incumbent candidates won all of the at-large and local district Boston City Council seats in the Nov. 8 election. In the at-large race, Felix Arroyo, John Connolly, Council President Steve Murphy and Ayanna Pressley retained their seats. Challenger Michael Flaherty finished a close fifth in...

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Wheelock kicks off $80m campaign

November 11, 2011
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Wheelock kicks off $80m campaign

LMA—Wheelock College last month announced the public phase of a capital campaign that aims to raise $80 million by 2014. The college at 200 The Riverway already raised $53 million of that goal in a private campaign that began four years ago. “This campaign will greatly advance the college’s ability to prepare more graduates...

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Community Scholar

November 11, 2011
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Community Scholar

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NU Hockey to play at Fenway Park

November 11, 2011
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Northeastern University’s men’s hockey team will face off against Boston College in an outdoor game at Fenway Park in January. The event is part of Sun Life Frozen Fenway 2012, which will include two days of community ice skating. The hockey match on Jan. 14 is intended to be part of a doubleheader that...

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Editorial: Schools moving too fast

November 11, 2011
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If only Boston Public Schools buses moved as quickly as BPS’s school-swapping plan. In a typical City of Boston process, Mission Hill is poised to lose two namesake schools in a surprise move with a rushed deadline that just happens to coincide with potentially skeptical city councilors distracted by Election Day. It is unacceptable...

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Editorial: City Council, heal thyself

November 11, 2011
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A great way to get more public input is for the freshly elected Boston City Council to give itself some power. During the last City Council election two years ago, empowerment was all the rage. There was talk of a charter commission to review the current few-checks-and-no-balances form of city government. Virtually every candidate...

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Editorial: Giving thanks

November 11, 2011
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Thanks will be in the air this month, as today is Veterans Day, and Thanksgiving less than two weeks away. It is a good time to pause and reflect at the veterans memorials in Brigham Circle and on Northeastern University’s campus rather than just walking by. As veterans come home from Iraq, Afghanistan and...

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Breakthrough! Recent research from the LMA

November 11, 2011
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First Words for Autistic Kids Singing-based therapy can help children with autism who do not speak to say their first words, a study by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) researchers suggests. BIDMC’s Music and Neuroimaging Laboratory tested a treatment called Auditory-Motor Mapping Training on six autistic children in an eight-week program. The treatment...

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Rising Star

October 14, 2011
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Rising Star

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Breakthrough! Recent research from the LMA

October 14, 2011
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Robot surgery  Tiny robots traveling inside the human body to perform surgery are a step closer to reality thanks to recent work by engineers at Children’s Hospital Boston. They built a small robot out of toy Legos, equipped with a medical biopsy needle, and powered it with the magnetic field from an MRI machine...

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