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Boston In 2009: The Year's Big Stories

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A black president is inaugurated. A newspaper is threatened. A deadly flu virus infects thousands of people. A police officer and a professor make amends over beer. A four-term mayor wins a fifth. And the Senate's last lion dies. Explore the biggest WBUR stories of 2009 in this interactive timeline. Click the gray bubbles to navigate.


This program aired on December 31, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.

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