As an offshoot of the ongoing lawsuit filed by two Massachusetts smokers, a federal suit aims to cover smokers over 50 years of age who have smoked a pack of Marlboro cigarettes a day for the past 20 years.
It’s an unfortunate irony that in times of economic strife, things start to cost more than they do normally when people have less money than they normally do.
The news media bombarded Americans this past weekend with coverage of the so-called ‘Balloon Boy,’ six-year-old Colorado resident Falcon Heene who was said to have lifted off in his father’s helium balloon Thursday.
City Council President Mike Ross had a hard time making up his mind when he spoke with the Boston University community at the George Sherman Union on Monday night. As a BU alumnus and resident of the Mission Hill neighborhood, which is highly populated by students, Ross should know what it means to be a college student in this city.