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Patriots to cut recent trade acquisition Jerel Worthy

The Patriots didn’t need a long look at Jerel Worthy to decide they didn’t need him. According to Shalise Manza Young of the Boston Globe, the Patriots have decided to release the defensive tackle. The Patriots acquired him in a deal with the Packers two and a half weeks ago, in exchange for what was…

Suffolk Law School Offers Buyouts to All Of Its Tenured Faculty

Following up on last month's post, Boston Law Schools Shrink Enrollments, Faculties: Boston Globe, Suffolk University Abruptly Replaces President: Just days before the start of the new school year, Suffolk University Wednesday abruptly replaced president James McCarthy with a year remaining on his contract, and tapped a veteran educator with...

Can’t We Just Get Along? Yet Another Flight Diverted Because Passengers Argue Over Reclining Seat

There appears to be a new trend taking over the skies, and it’s one we certainly can not get behind. For the second time this week a U.S. operated flight was diverted because of a disruption over reclining seats. The Boston Globe reports an American Airlines flight from Miami to Paris was diverted to Logan International Airport in Boston on … [More]

Apps Let Millennials Use Money in New Ways

According to the Boston Globe, millennials are throwing out their checkbooks and cash and opting for mobile payment options via apps on their smartphones. Once the app is on their phone they can connect them to bank and credit card accounts and be used to pay for rent, utilities, bills, dining out, and for peer-to-peer […]

Billy Crudup Joining Catholic Church Sex Scandal Drama 'Spotlight'

Director Tom McCarthy has already rounded up an impressive ensemble cast for Spotlight, his drama that tells the story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe journalists who exposed the Catholic Church's decades-long cover-up of child molestation in Massachusetts. Show More Summary

Boston Globe Editorial Calls for End of Heroin Prohibition

4 days agoHealth / Addiction : The Fix

A former New Jersey police officer passionately denounced arresting and imprisoning opiate addicts.

Logan Mankins Traded To Tampa Bay For Tight End, Draft Pick

Logan Mankins is changing addresses, to the surprise of many. The Boston Globe is reporting Mankins, who has been with the Patriots since he was drafted in the fifth round out of Fresno State, has been traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday for tight end Tim Wright and a fourth-round draft pick in

The unseen evil of ISIS

The Boston Globe headlines its editorial on the hideous murder of American journalist James Foley "Beheading of Foley Exposes True Nature of 'Islamic State.'" I'm sorry, guys, but putting the name of the new caliphate into scare quotes is too precious by half. Show More Summary

Red Sox reportedly sign Rusney Castillo to 7-year, $72.5 million deal

The Red Sox hope to turn their streak of bad luck around by bringing on Cuban hitter Rusney Castillo, according to the Boston Globe. The slugger reportedly signed a seven-year, $72.5 million deal, which sources say will immediately go into effect. That is, the 27-year-old will play in the Red Sox’s remaining 35 games this […]

Morning Report for August 22, 2014

A health care company has no right to review Boston Globe’s reporting before the story is published, says a judge. (bostonglobe.com) Washington Post to President Obama: Turn your words about journalists into deeds and leave James Risen alone. (washingtonpost.com) MediaNama has fun with the Reuters content acquisition chief’s idiocy. (medianama.com) “The … Read More

MA Taxpayers Fed Up With Up Expansion of Segregated Corporate Charters

This is the beginning of the end for another failed experiment by profiteers and businessmen to feed on public education. From the Boston Globe: Voter support for more charter schools in Massachusetts appears to be weak, according to...Show More Summary

Evangelical Hatemonger Scott Lively Qualifies For November Ballot As Independent: VIDEO

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The Boston Globe is reporting that evangelical hatemonger Scott Lively has gathered the necessary signatures to qualify for the November ballot as an independent candidate for governor. The Secretary of the Commonwealth's office confirmed Wednesday that Lively's campaign submitted 11,494...

MASSACHUSETTS: Pastor Scott Lively Qualifies For Gubernatorial Ballot

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The Boston Globe reports: Springfield pastor Scott Lively has qualified for the November ballot as an independent candidate for governor. The Secretary of the Commonwealth's office confirmed Wednesday that Lively's campaign submitted 11,494 valid signatures, far above the 10,000 needed to secure ballot access as an independent this fall. Show More Summary

Interview with CBS’ Lesley Visser

Lesley Visser has been one of the pioneers for women in sports media. She joined the Boston Globe in 1974 during an era when the paper had Bob Ryan covering the NBA, Peter Gammons on MLB, Will McDonough on the NFL and Bud Collins on tennis. After covering college basketball, horse racing, the NBA, MLB, […]

From Boston to Ferguson ‘to bear witness of this moment for our readers’

When she saw people protesting after the death of Michael Brown, when she saw the outrage and turmoil, Akilah Johnson also saw echoes of what she has seen and heard as a reporter for The Boston Globe – lack of diversity on the police...Show More Summary

MSNBC News Crew Chastised By Ferguson Police For 'Endangering Lives'

According to Boston Globe reporter Akilah Johnson, the Ferguson police didn't take kindly to having MSNBC's spotlight shown on them during the violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, late Monday night. Johnson, who was on the scene, tweeted that an officer told MSNBC through a loudspeaker to "turn off those lights. Show More Summary

Corey Griffin, ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Fundraiser, Dies at 27

Corey Griffin, one of the men responsible for the ongoing ALS Ice Bucket Challenge fundraiser, is dead at the age of 27. According to The Boston Globe, Griffin died early Saturday morning, following some kind of diving accident reported...Show More Summary

Peeping Tom Video: Woman Videotapes Creepy Man Peeking In Bedroom Window [Video]

A Peeping Tom video is going viral on YouTube this week after a 37-year-old Massachusetts woman shared surveillance video of a man looking through her bedroom window. The Boston Globe reports that the woman, who is remaining anonymous due to safety concerns, set up a surveillance camera in her home three weeks ago after her

A Venture Capitalist Who Raised $100,000 For The ALS 'Ice Bucket Challenge' Died After Diving From A Nantucket Building

Venture capitalist Corey Griffin, who had just raised $100,000 for the ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge", died after diving off a building in Nantucket this weekend, the Boston Globe reports. He was 27. According to Nantucket Police, Griffin...Show More Summary

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