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Dan Lampariello

Boston Restaurant Affected By Marathon Bombing To Close

BOSTON (AP) - A restaurant that was heavily damaged in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings but later reopened is closing its doors on March 1.

The Forum's owner announced Tuesday its rent was being tripled, making it ``financially impossible'' to operate at the Back Bay location on Boylston Street.

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Facebook/New Bedford Whaling Museum
Facebook/New Bedford Whaling Museum

Chapter Closes On 19th Moby Dick Marathon In New Bedford

An historic claim to fame for New Bedford was relived over the weekend through the Moby Dick Marathon.

The epic novel by Herman Melville endured it's 19th annual readthrough at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, with readers like City Councilor Joseph Lopes trudging through nearly 25 hours of text

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John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Jury Selection In Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Begins Monday

The trial of marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev can begin as scheduled Monday in Boston after a federal appeals court ruled yesterday the defense had not met the ``extraordinary'' standard required to justify its intervention

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Getty Images

Tsarnaev Lawyers Request Hearing For Third Time

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are asking for a third time for a judge to hold a hearing on media leaks they say are jeopardizing Tsarnaev's right to a fair trial

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David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

No Verdict Yet For Tsarnaev Friend

BOSTON (AP) — A jury has ended deliberations for the week without a verdict in the federal trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Prosecutors say Robel Phillipos lied to the FBI about being in Tsarnaev's dorm room three days after the bombing, when two other friends removed a backpack containing fireworks and other potential evidence

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Dzhokar Tsarnaev / FBI Photo
Dzhokar Tsarnaev / FBI Photo

Tsarnaev’s Lawyers Seek Trial Delay

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say they likely won't be ready for November's scheduled trial start.

Defense lawyers appearing in U.S. District Court in Boston on Thursday argued that prosecutors have given them massive amounts of evidence as part of the pre-trial discovery process that they now need to sort through

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AP/Jane Flavell Collins
AP/Jane Flavell Collins

Defense: Friend Didn’t Intend To Help Tsarnaev

A lawyer for a man accused of obstructing the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings said his client isn't a terrorist and never intended to help bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Azamat Tazhayakov is charged with obstruction of justice and conspiracy for allegedly removing items from Tsarnaev's dorm room several days after the deadly bombings

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Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Rep. Keating’s Intelligence Amendment Clears U.S. House

U.S. Rep. William Keating says the House has approved a measure to encourage stronger intelligence sharing between federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.

The Massachusetts democrat says the amendment was added on Friday to an Intelligence Authorization bill

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Track Club On The Bus
Townsquare Media
Track Club On The Bus Townsquare Media

On The Bus To The Marathon

A bus carrying members of the Greater New Bedford Track Club left the North End Monday Morning at 5 am.

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Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media
Taylor Cormier/Townsquare Media

UMD Remembers Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

Students, faculty members and administrators gathered at UMass Dartmouth on Wednesday to honor those killed and survivors at last year's Boston Marathon.

During a vigil which included music and prayers, Chancellor Divina Grossman urged the gathering make a strong committment to make the world a better place

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