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Casinos developers take extra steps to sweeten the pot

Jul 15, 2014
A new casino promises $300 million to Boston, even though it won't be in the city.
Posted In: casinos, boston, gambling

Is Chicago America's funniest city?

Apr 22, 2014
What warm weather Chicago lacks, it makes up for in humor
Posted In: Chicago, boston, Atlanta

What can the Fed do to solve social problems?

Mar 4, 2014
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston is rolling up its sleeves to get closer to the community.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, boston, Massachusetts

OK, Boston, congrats. But who won the World Series of fans?

Oct 30, 2013
The Boston Red Sox defeated St. Louis on the field. But how much does it matter when baseball fans step up to the plate for their team?
Posted In: World Series, baseball, Boston Red Sox, Cardinals, St. Louis, boston

How your cellphone could create an emergency telecom network

Jun 20, 2013
One of the hardest things to do in the wake of a disaster is communicate. Now researchers in Boston have a plan to address that with something called an ad-hoc network.
Posted In: boston, telecom, emergency

Why many businesses skip 'terrorism insurance'

Apr 26, 2013
Four in ten businesses choose to skip extra insurance for acts of terrorism, why?
Posted In: insurance, terrorism, boston marathon, boston

Can you trademark a rallying cry like 'Boston Strong'?

Apr 23, 2013
"Boston Strong" was a phrase that came out of the uprising of goodwill for the city after the Boston Marathon bombings. Now, some are trying to trademark it. Can it be done?
Posted In: boston, boston marathon, trademark

We're watching you: Surveillance cameras are a hot ticket item, after Boston

Apr 23, 2013
After Boston, surveillance cameras are hot sellers, and it's not just businesses that are buying.
Posted In: security, surveillance, cameras, boston, boston marathon

Boston manhunt ends, bombing suspect captured

Apr 19, 2013
WBUR's Curt Nickisch on the developments Friday night in Boston.
Posted In: boston, boston marathon

How do you lock down a city like Boston and how much does it cost?

Apr 19, 2013
With a manhunt for bombing suspect, the city of Boston came to a standstill. A look into the mechanics of locking down a major metropolitan area and how much it costs.
Posted In: boston, lockdown, boston marathon

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