Des Linden Always Keeps It Real
Since Linden began her career, there’s been a dramatic shift in how professional runners promote and present themselves to the world. We caught up with her about her new podcast, the expansion of running media, and how she decides whether to fire off a spicy tweet.outsideonline.com
Boston radio host suspended for ‘extremely offensive’ racial slur referencing ESPN’s Mina Kimes
A Boston-area radio producer was suspended for purportedly using an ethnic slur to describe ESPN journalist Mina Kimes during an on-air segment. On Wednesday, WEEI's "The Greg Hill Show" co-hosts Greg Hill, Jermaine Wiggins and Courtney Cox discussed Boston City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo’s plan to outlaw “nips,” or miniature liquor bottles, in the city as they are reportedly often littered and are too small to be recycled. The trio then discussed their “top five nips” before Curtis interjected, “I'd probably go Mina Kimes,” referring to the ESPN NFL analyst, who is of Korean descent.news.yahoo.com
Massachusetts governor: Pharmacies must stock abortion pills
The governor of Massachusetts reminded pharmacies Wednesday that they are required to stock a key abortion pill, despite a nationwide effort by anti-abortion activists to ban the medication. The action comes as a federal judge in Texas is considering a lawsuit that would overturn decades-old federal approval of the drug. Democratic Gov. Maura Healey issued a written statement citing guidance from the state board overseeing pharmacies that says they must maintain “a continuous, sufficient supply of all family planning medications, including mifepristone, misoprostol, emergency contraception, and contraceptive prescriptions.”news.yahoo.com
Rule changes boost Bruins in regular-season record quest
It takes a little bit of hockey history to put the Boston Bruins' run at a record-breaking season in context. The Bruins are on pace to surpass 62 wins, the NHL record set in 1995-96 by the Red Wings and matched by the 2018-19 Tampa Bay Lightning. Before that, teams played anywhere from 22 games per season at the league’s founding in 1917 to 84 games from 1992-94.news.yahoo.com
How coconuts protect the Jersey Shore, other eroding coasts
Coastal communities around the world are adding a tropical twist to shoreline protection, courtesy of the humble coconut. From the sands of the Jersey Shore to the islands of Indonesia, strands of coconut husk, known as coir, are being incorporated into shoreline protection projects. This is particularly true in developing countries.news.yahoo.com
On tap: Booze still allowed on Amtrak in New Hampshire
Riders on an Amtrak train that runs from Maine to Boston can continue buying alcoholic beverages during the 35-mile stretch of the trip that goes through New Hampshire as officials work out a “creative solution” to avoid violating a state liquor law.
Feds: Woman funded lavish lifestyle with stolen COVID funds
A Florida woman — who authorities say chartered a private jet to fly her cross-country with some of the more than $1 million in federal coronavirus relief funds that she fraudulently obtained by using stolen identities — pleaded guilty Monday, federal prosecutors said. Danielle Miller, 32, of Miami, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to wire fraud and aggravated identity theft, according to a statement from the U.S. attorney's office in Boston. Miller used the identities of more than 10 people and used fake business names to apply for and receive more than $1 million in Economic Injury Disaster Loan funds as well as Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and related unemployment benefits from July 2020 to May 2021, prosecutors said.news.yahoo.com
Boston sports radio host apologizes after making ‘ignorant’ comments on air: ‘I wish I could take them back’
Boston radio host Tony Massarotti apologized Monday after making "insensitive" and "hurtful" comments directed at Black people during Friday's broadcast of the "Felger & Mazz Show."foxnews.com
Archives wanted Boston Biden docs, not believed classified
As the National Archives became aware of classified documents in President Joe Biden’s old office at a Washington think tank, Archives officials were also interested in papers that had been shipped to a law office in Boston by the president’s personal attorney.
Brown forces OT, Celtics snap skid by beating LA 125-121
Jaylen Brown scored 37 points, completing a tying 3-point play with 4.1 seconds left in regulation and adding 11 more in overtime as the NBA-leading Boston Celtics snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the archrival Los Angeles Lakers 125-121.
Right before JSO killed a robbery suspect, an officer turned off his bodycam because of a ‘bright blinking light.’ Does that violate policy?
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office’s pledge to be transparent under Sheriff T.K. Waters is being challenged by a mother who still wants answers following her son’s death.