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Report: Marshfield Renames Christmas Vacation

November 25, 2014

The Marshfield School Committee on Monday voted 3-2 to uphold a September decision to change the name of Christmas vacation to holiday break.

1 Dead, 1 Hurt In Boston Porch Collapse

November 25, 2014

Authorities say one worker died and a second worker was critically injured when the porch they were installing at the rear of a Jamaica Plain apartment building collapsed.

Growing Food Insecurity At Mass. Public Colleges, State Says

November 25, 2014
(Salvation Army USA West/Flickr via Compfight; photo edits by Benjamin Swasey/WBUR)

Nineteen of the state’s 29 public college campuses have opened food pantries or are now distributing food to some students.

Report: Boston City Council Subpoenas BU President

November 25, 2014

The Boston City Council has taken the unusual step of issuing a subpoena to the president of Boston University to compel him to appear at a hearing on diversity at city colleges.

Peaceful Protests In Boston Following Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

November 25, 2014

As in the rest of the country, people in Boston are taking in Monday night’s announcement that a jury in Ferguson, Mo., did not return an indictment against a police officer who shot Michael Brown, 18, last summer.

Mass. Sees First Bump In Home Sales Since June

November 25, 2014

Single-family home sales in Massachusetts increased in October, the first monthly spike in sales since June. The median selling price last month was also up, by 2.1 percent, to $320,000.

Boston Reverend: ‘Heartbreak’ In Ferguson

November 25, 2014

The Rev. Osagyefo Sekou, of the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain, joins us from Ferguson, Missouri.

Malkin Scores In OT As Pens Beat Bruins 3-2

November 25, 2014

Evgeni Malkin scored 32 seconds into the extra session.

Forecast: With Snow Coming, Tips For Thanksgiving Travel

November 25, 2014
David Epstein's snowfall projections for Wednesday (David Epstein and Jesse Costa/WBUR)

The worst time to travel will be from about noon to midnight Wednesday on those roads where it is snowing.

Red Sox Spend Big On Sandoval, Ramirez

November 25, 2014
Then-Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval talks during batting practice on Oct. 15 in San Francisco. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Boston has agreed to terms with Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez.

Baker Interview: On Immigration, Sex Assault On College Campuses, Tolls

November 25, 2014
Gov.-elect Charlie Baker, in the WBUR studios Monday (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

We interview the governor-elect as he continues to staff his upcoming administration.

Boston Reacts To Ferguson Grand Jury Decision To Not Indict Officer In Shooting

November 24, 2014
Protesters block streets after the announcement of the grand jury decision, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in St. Louis, Mo. A grand jury has decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. (Jeff Roberson/AP)

A Ferguson, Missouri grand jury’s decision to not indict the officer that fatally shot unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown has prompted reaction in Boston and across the country.

Pablo Sandoval Reaches Multiyear Deal With Red Sox

November 24, 2014
Then-Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval talks during batting practice on Oct. 15 in San Francisco. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Third baseman Pablo Sandoval and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a multi-year contract.

Storm Could Snarl Mass. Thanksgiving Travel

November 24, 2014

A storm is expected to bring rain and snow to the region Wednesday.

Pedro Martinez, Nomar Garciaparra On 2015 Baseball Hall Ballot

November 24, 2014
Pedro Martinez pitches for the Red Sox in a file photo. (Charles Krupa/AP)

Martinez won the 2004 World Series with the Boston Red Sox, and two of his three Cy Young awards in Boston. Garciaparra was the Rookie of the Year in 1997.

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