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Winds of worry: US fishermen fear forests of power turbines

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — East Coast fishermen are turning a wary eye toward an emerging upstart: the offshore wind industry. In New Bedford, Mass., the onetime whaling capital made famous in Herman [Read entire story]

Immigrants honored with messages of love

BOSTON — Murals celebrating immigrants past and present are cropping up in Boston neighborhoods as part of the city’s contribution to the national “To Immigrants With Love” campaign. The murals, [Read entire story]

ALS patient behind ice bucket challenge: I will bounce back

BEVERLY, Mass. — Pete Frates was mistakenly written off as dead this summer. Turns out, the man who helped spark the ice bucket challenge that raised millions of dollars for research on Lou Gehrig’s disease hasn’t [Read entire story]

Cancer researcher from Iran detained in Boston, sent home

BOSTON — An Iranian cancer researcher who was detained at Boston’s Logan International Airport has been sent back to his home country. Boston Children’s Hospital said in a statement earlier Tuesday that Dehnavi [Read entire story]

Fantasy sports companies fold as legislative battle resumes

The daily fantasy sports industry has sharply contracted since the online games offered by companies such as FanDuel and DraftKings sparked court and legislative battles across the United States last year. More than [Read entire story]

Virtual reality game based on James Joyce’s ‘Ulysses’

The goal of “Joycestick” is to expose new audiences to the works of one of Ireland’s most celebrated authors, as well as to give a glimpse of how virtual reality can be used to enhance literature, said Joseph [Read entire story]