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Who’s On First Bar Near Fenway To Close For Good Months After Fatal Thanksgiving Shooting

February 4, 2016

This week, the Red Sox announced the closure of Who’s on First, a popular bar near that’s been the site of several violent incidents, including a fatal shooting in November.

Mayor Walsh To Appeal Federal Regulators’ Decision On West Roxbury Pipeline

February 4, 2016

The city will appeal a decision by federal energy regulators to allow the controversial 5-mile-long pipeline through West Roxbury to move forward.

Tuesday’s New Hampshire Primary Will Be First With Voter ID Law In Place

February 4, 2016
This year's presidential primary is the first in which New Hampshire's voters will be required to show identification before they can cast their ballots. Pictured here, Calab Pike, left, and Jack Parsons set up voting booths in Tuftonboro, New Hampshire, in 2014. (Jim Cole/AP)

Proponents of voter ID laws say the requirements crack down on voter fraud. Opponents say voter fraud isn’t a problem and the laws disenfranchise certain voters.

WBUR’s Morning Edition Podcast: Feb. 4, 2016

February 4, 2016

A podcast of what local features aired today on WBUR’s Morning Edition.

Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts Remains Reticent As Usual At New England Law Visit

February 4, 2016

Not allowing questions from reporters and asking that students submit questions in advance, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts demonstrated once again why he has a reputation for never making any headlines outside the courtroom.

Thomas Scores 17 As Celtics Go Up Big, Stave Off Pistons’ Rally

February 4, 2016
Celtics center Kelly Olynyk drives to the basket past Pistons forward Marcus Morris during the second half Wednesday night. The Celtics defeated the Pistons 102-95. (Charles Krupa/AP)

The Celtics, up by 24 at one point, strung together enough late baskets to preserve the win.

Boston Mobster’s Longtime Girlfriend Pleads Guilty To Contempt Charges

February 3, 2016

WBUR’s Steve Brown was in the courtroom and joined All Things Considered host Lisa Mullins to explain what happened.

Bulger’s Longtime Girlfriend Catherine Greig Pleads Guilty To Contempt

February 3, 2016

Greig already is serving an eight-year prison term for helping Bulger avoid capture.

Justice Robert Cordy Of State’s High Court To Retire

February 3, 2016
Robert Cordy at the State House in December 2000, a couple months before he was appointed Massachusetts Supreme Court justice. (Christopher Pfuhl/AP File)

Republican Gov. Charlie Baker will soon have the opportunity to make his first nomination to the state’s highest court.

WBUR’s Morning Edition Podcast: Feb. 3, 2016

February 3, 2016

A podcast of what local features aired today on WBUR’s Morning Edition.

Cassidy Wins Brockton Primary, Fields Narrowed In Fitchburg And Peabody

February 3, 2016

Gerry Cassidy, a former city councilor and longtime aide to the late Sen. Thomas Kennedy, is on track to become Brockton’s next state representative after winning one of three special primary elections held in Massachusetts Tuesday.

Parenteau Scores In OT, Leafs Come Back To Beat Bruins 4-3

February 3, 2016
Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Morgan Rielly handles the puck away from Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand during the second period of the game. (Charles Krupa/AP)

Toronto rallied from a two-goal deficit in the third period to beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 and end a four-game skid.

3-Year-Old Boy Found Severely Injured In Boston Home Dies

February 3, 2016

Police confirm that the boy died Tuesday. He was taken to the hospital Sunday night after he was found unresponsive in his Roxbury home.

Celtics Wear Down Knicks For 97-89 Victory

February 3, 2016
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas drives through the New York Knicks defense during the third quarter of the game. (Julie Jacobson/AP)

Isaiah Thomas had 20 points and eight assists, and Boston wore down New York in a 97-89 victory on Tuesday night.

Forecast: Temps Turn Milder With A Steady Evening Rain

February 3, 2016

The Boston area could receive nearly an inch of rain tonight, which is great news considering the groundwater levels are still lower than usual due to last year’s drought.

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