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The Administration for Children and Families awarded Massachusetts child advocacy groups a $1.25 million federal grant to enhance existing efforts to prevent child trafficking. GRAPHIC BY SARAH SILBIGER AND ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Mass. granted $1.25 million toward identifying child trafficking victims

The Administration for Children and Families, housed in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, […]

by · December 2, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
Boston University President Robert Brown was subpoenaed Nov. 24 by the Boston City Council to appear at a hearing on Tuesday to address issues of employee and student diversity. PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston University goes to court to fight City Council subpoena

Boston University has gone to court as a result of a subpoena from the Boston City […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, City, News
In light of recent sexual assault allegations against actor Bill Cosby, Boston University officials will consider whether it they will rescind his honorary degree, which he received from the university May 2014. PHOTO BY RODRIGO BONILLA/DFP FILE PHOTO

BU contemplates action amidst Bill Cosby sexual assault claims

In light of recent sexual assault allegations against actor, comedian and author Bill Cosby, Boston University […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 3 comments · Campus, News
NBC’s Meet the Press held an interview with Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick Sunday, in which he discussed the grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, and the future of the Democratic Party. PHOTO BY LAURA JANE BRUBAKER/DFP FILE PHOTO

Patrick speaks out about Ferguson decision, plans after leaving office

In a Sunday morning interview on NBC News’s “Meet the Press,” Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick told […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News
After Verizon FiOS and FOX 25 failed to reach a contract agreement regarding carriage fees Thursday, approximately 400,000 Verizon subscribers in Massachusetts will lose access to the news channel. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Verizon FiOS customers left without FOX 25 after failure to reach contract agreement

Approximately 400,000 Greater Boston area Verizon FiOS television customers were without FOX 25 on Thursday, following […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 1 comment · City, News
Ty Allen, 20, of Boston, holds up a sign at a peaceful protest against the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson, Missouri Police Officer Darren Wilson. PHOTO BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston residents, U.S. officials react to Ferguson grand jury decision

Following the Monday evening release of the St. Louis County grand jury’s decision not indict Ferguson […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · City, National, News
Boston University administration announced plans to introduce online sexual misconduct training through a portal on Blackboard Learn for faculty, staff and students on Friday.  PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU announces sexual misconduct education program for faculty, staff, students

With the U.S. Department of Education’s ongoing investigation of Boston University for mishandling sexual assault complaints, […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Campus, News
Members of the Boston University community sent a letter to BU President Robert Brown expressing concern with the City’s construction plans on Commonwealth Avenue, which would narrow the sidewalks to make more room for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Green Line. PHOTO BY JUSTIN HAWK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU faculty, students send letter to President Robert Brown about Commonwealth Avenue construction plans

Six members of the Boston University community sent a letter to BU President Robert Brown, expressing […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 1 comment · Campus, News
Six Boston companies were selected at PitchBoston to have their 20-second videos highlight their company debuted at District Hall in Boston’s Innovation District for the next six months. PHOTO BY ANN SINGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston startups to display videos on billboard in District Hall

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh hosted representatives from Greater Boston area startups at City Hall on Thursday […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News
An estimated 1,200 jobs were added in the month of October, however, the unemployment rate remains at 6 percent, according to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Mass. adds approximately 1,200 jobs in October

Although the Massachusetts unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6 percent in October, the Commonwealth saw an […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · City, News