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  1. A Year After Bombings, Some Say 'Boston Strong' Has Gone Overboard

    Tovia Smith The phrase Boston Strong emerged almost immediately after last year's marathon ... hours after the bombing last April 15 and were sold that very day. Emerson College students Nick ... sells similar shirts. When asked if he will earmark any proceeds for charity as he did last year, he ...

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  2. February 11- 17

    Dap-Kings Too True Dum Dum Girls EP-2 Pixies Forever Painted Palms After the Disco Broken Bells Half About ...

    OpenAir · Blog Post
  3. Mike Flanagan's top moments of SXSW 2013

    (Photo: CPR / OpenAir) Last year at SXSW it seemed a lot of the swirling crowd was there for the ... favorite moments from last year:   Seeing the original Zombies from the back of a bar whose 200 people ... that is Austin during South by Southwest.   The really crazy part, I've only had a year to ...

    OpenAir · Blog Post
  4. Rwanda Honors Dead, Celebrates Progress, 20 Years After Genocide

    Gregory Warner Rwanda Honors Dead, Celebrates Progress, 20 Years After Genocide After a minute of ... testimony from a survivor. The screaming started soon after. In the crowd of 30,000 gathered in Amahoro ... culture discourages such outward displays of grief. But not during this time of year, when traumatic ...

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  5. Can $250K per year help prevent school shootings? State lawmakers think so

    Safe2Tell  website and hotline were created after the Columbine High attack to take anonymous tips from ... tips during its nearly ten years in operation.   Of those tips, 2,436 involved bullying, 1,500 were for ... and law enforcement adopted after the Columbine High School attack.  Hear more about their response ...

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  6. Columbine parent: After trauma, survival is possible

    shootings at Columbine High School in nearby Littleton almost 15 years ago.  Carolyn Lunsford Mears' ... be allowed to walk through the building.  "I think it's become a model [after Columbine] to ... A ribbon laid at the memorial to the shooting at Columbine High School in 1999. Last week's ...

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  7. Italy: The birthplace of opera (and a great travel destination)

    Verdi died nearly 60 years after “Nabucco,” 300,000 people lined the streets to watch his funeral ... Commons/Public domain) GIOACHINO ROSSINI  (1792-1868)  Rossini wrote hit after hit, making him the most famous ... opera composer in all of Europe.  For 15 years Rossini ruled opera. “The Barber of Seville,” ...

    Classical · Blog Post
  8. February 4- 10

    the People What They Want Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings EP-2 Pixies After the Disco Broken Bells ...

    OpenAir · Blog Post
  9. Pledge drive memories: When grown men wept tears of gratitude in Studio 4A

    contributions of all shapes and sizes, when word came in that we’d received a pledge from a 6-year-old named ... with this request: Please take this contribution and add it to the 6-year-old’s pledge of $24, making ...

    Classical · Blog Post
  10. January 28- February 3

    & the Jicks EP-2 Pixies Give the People What They Want Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings After the ...

    OpenAir · Blog Post

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