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Former Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis speaks at a press conference in 2013. Davis is calling for stronger domestic intelligence gathering. PHOTO BY MICHAEL CUMMO/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Report pushes for increased domestic counterterrorism measures

In the wake of the January shooting at the office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo […]

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Congressman Kennedy proposes funding increase for civil rights in schools

In a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama for the 2016 fiscal budget, U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy […]

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Thousands line streets for Patriots Victory Parade

Thousands line streets for Patriots Victory Parade

Despite cold temperatures and slippery sidewalks, thousands of New England Patriots fans lined the streets Wednesday […]

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A 22-year-old woman fell from the Boston University Bridge onto Storrow Drive Wednesday morning. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Woman falls from Boston University Bridge, expected to survive

A 22-year-old woman fell from the Boston University Bridge onto Storrow Drive Wednesday morning, said Jake Wark, […]

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Boston police prepare to tow cars from Bay State Road Tuesday night. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston Police tow cars on Bay State Road

Cars parked on the even side of Bay State Road on Boston University’s Charles River Campus […]

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Uber donated $1 to Mothers Against Drunk Driving Sunday for each ride when users entered the code THINKANDRIDE. ILLUSTRATION BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Ride-share companies Uber, BeMyDD provide safety with Super Bowl promotion

In preparation for Sunday’s Super Bowl XLIX festivities, several ride-share companies increased efforts to provide safe […]

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U.S. Sen. Edward Markey speaks at a rally for clean energy. Markey and U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III increased pressure on federal regulators to reevaluate energy prices across New England. PHOTO BY KAREN MURPHY/FLICKR

Markey, Kennedy push for review of energy costs

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey and U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III pressed for a reevaluation of current […]

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Gallery: Celebration takes the streets after New England Patriots Super Bowl victory

Gallery: Celebration takes the streets after New England Patriots Super Bowl victory

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Walsh launches transportation initiative, Go Boston 2030

Walsh launches transportation initiative, Go Boston 2030

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh launched the on-the-ground phase of the Go Boston 2030 transportation initiative on […]

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Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo speaks at a conference in 2011. Massachusetts lawmakers voted Thursday to eliminate term limits for the Speaker of the House. PHOTO BY GLENN KULBAKO/FLICKR

Mass. House votes to eliminate term limits for Speaker of the House

The Massachusetts House of Representatives voted in favor of a proposal Thursday to eliminate term limits […]

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