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Gone Baby Gone Actor Sean Malone in Critical Condition After Being Rescued From Waters Off South Boston

Gone Baby Gone Actor Sean Malone in Critical Condition After Being Rescued From Waters Off South Boston

Originally posted 07/21/2015 10:25AM

Three teens and an off-duty firefighter are being praised for their heroics after rescuing a local actor from drowning in the waters off the M Street Beach in South Boston on Monday afternoon.

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Sam Smith Returns to Boston for 'Fantastic' Final Vocal Cord Checkup Before U.S. Tour

Sam Smith Returns to Boston for 'Fantastic' Final Vocal Cord Checkup Before U.S. Tour

Originally posted 07/16/2015 04:30PM

Sam Smith is officially on the mend and enjoying life after recovering from vocal cord surgery.

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Filed Under: Health, Boston, Sam Smith
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There's Still a 12-Ft. Pile of Snow Lingering in Boston's Seaport

There's Still a 12-Ft. Pile of Snow Lingering in Boston's Seaport

Originally posted 07/08/2015 01:20PM

Perhaps you remember Boston's historically terrible 2014/15 winter. There were yetis. The city's mayor implored citizens to stop defenestrating themselves into snowbanks. The Secretary of State was ticketed for not shoveling his walk, and a woman used Tinder to find someone to help her dig her car out of a snowbank. Laughs were had.

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Filed Under: Boston, Around the Web
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Sam Smith Posts a Fierce 'Hospital Selfie' Prior to Throat Surgery in Boston

Sam Smith Posts a Fierce 'Hospital Selfie' Prior to Throat Surgery in Boston

Originally posted 05/14/2015 04:35PM

Sam Smith recently admitted he was "dreading the next month" as he undergoes throat surgery.

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Filed Under: Health, Boston, Sam Smith
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Boston Marathon Runner Finds Mystery Man She Kissed Along the Route – Via His Wife

Boston Marathon Runner Finds Mystery Man She Kissed Along the Route – Via His Wife

Originally posted 05/04/2015 11:30AM

Now this is a story with legs – and lips.

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Usher Enjoys an Italian Feast at Boston's Most Famous Pizza Restaurant

Usher Enjoys an Italian Feast at Boston's Most Famous Pizza Restaurant

Originally posted 04/28/2015 07:00AM

Usher has good taste in tunes and pizza.

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Filed Under: Boston, Usher
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Grief, Hope and Relief: Boston Marathon Bombing Victims, Families Speak Out After Verdict

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Grief, Hope and Relief: Boston Marathon Bombing Victims, Families Speak Out After Verdict

Originally posted 04/08/2015 04:45PM

Shortly after a Massachusetts jury found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of 30 counts related to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, victims and family members of those killed spoke out about the verdict, poignantly expressing grief, hope and relief that justice had been served.

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Orange Is the New Black Star Uzo Aduba's Very Personal Reason for Running the Boston Marathon

Uzo Aduba on Running the Boston Marathon: 'It Feels Like the Right Thing to Do'

Originally posted 03/11/2015 03:30PM

As Massachusetts native Uzo Aduba trains for this year's Boston Marathon, the Orange Is the New Black actress says she's relying on a lesson she learned while running the New York City Marathon in 2013 to see her through to the last mile.

"Just keep going," she tells PEOPLE. "That ended up becoming a motto for my life as well, because if you just keep going eventually you're going to hit the finish line."

Aduba, 33, who has garnered Emmy and SAG awards for her gripping portrayal of Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren on the hit Netflix series, also agrees her motto could be applied to the characters serving time on the show.

"Life is going to try and beat you down," says Aduba, who is running on behalf of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. "Whether you're going through hills like Heartbreak Hill [the Boston Marathon's final, legendary incline] or hills like prison sentences, if you keep going the other side of the hill is down. You just have to push through because what's on the other side is glorious."

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Father of 8-Year-Old Boston Bombing Victim in Court: I Knew My Son Wasn't Going to Make It

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Father of 8-Year-Old Boston Bombing Victim Faces Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Court

Originally posted 03/06/2015 12:20PM

His eyes focused, his voice steady, William Richard took the stand on Thursday to testify against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man accused of murder in the Boston Marathon bombings.

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Swipe Right: Woman Uses Tinder to Find a Guy to Dig Out Her Car

Boston Woman Uses Tinder to Find a Guy to Dig Out Her Car After Snowstorm

Originally posted 03/05/2015 03:30PM

Bostonians are having a rough time lately, and as we've covered, some are taking the "snow situation" better than others.

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