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WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — McDaniel pitching hurled its third shutout in the last five games, defeating Mass.-Boston 12-0 at the 2012 RussMatt Central Florida Invitational in non-conference baseball action
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David Autor, professor of economics and associate head of MIT’s Department of Economics, left, with Institute Professor Peter Diamond at Tuesday's forum. Photo: Peter Dizikes
Economists have measured America’s growing wealth gap in great detail: by income, educational attainment, and in terms of the country’s declining social mobility, among other metrics. At an MIT forum on Tuesday night, however, economists suggested the issue matters for an ...
Thanks to the Elder Index, I now know that if I were a single adult over age 65 in good but not excellent health, renting a one-bedroom apartment in Essex County, N.J. ? where I actually do live, and where in a few years I will most likely be that reasonably healthy old person ? I would have to pay $28,200 a year to meet my basic needs.
Very basic. “That doesn’t include any frills,” said Shawn McMahon, research manager at Wider Opportunities for Women, the nonprofit organization that ...
In his program note for the Boston Lyric Opera production of Rossini's effervescent The Barber of Seville (Shubert Theatre, through March 18), music director David Angus asks us to listen extra carefully to this irresistible score, however familiar it may be. If only stage director Doug Varone had followed Angus's advice.
Take the famous overture. Rossini recycled it from an opera about Queen Elizabeth I. But its mixture of the sinister and the fizzy must have seemed right as an ...
Controversy continues to swell around the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, better known as DSM-5. A new study suggests the 900-page bible of mental health, scheduled for publication in May 2013, is ripe with financial conflicts of interest.
The manual, published by the American Psychiatric Association, details the diagnostic criteria for each and every psychiatric disorder, many of which have pharmacological treatments. After the 1994 release of ...
Location: American Islamic Congress (AIC)
38 Newbury St, Boston, MA When:
April 10, 2012
Time: 6:30 pm–8:30 pm
A panel of local experts take a fresh look at how religion and immigration are influencing the state of human rights and women’s rights in Bangladesh, the country with the fourth largest Muslim population in the world. Each panelist brings her own expertise to the discussion. UMass Professor Elora Chowdhury wrote “Transnationalism Reversed,” in which she analyzes acid ...
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The newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s popular Images of America series is The Polish Community of Salem from local authors Felicia L. Wilczenski, EdD and Emily A. Murphy, PhD. The book boats more than 200 vintage images and memories of days gone by.
Refugees from Poland first came to Salem in the 1880s when the former maritime port became a leading industrial center. These immigrants often arrived with little more than the clothes on their backs and worked some of the most ...
By John Laidler, Globe Correspondent
As town administrator Robert Mercier prepares to retire, residents have a chance to wish him well. The Board of Selectmen is inviting members of the community to a retirement party it is hosting for Mercier on March 22. The event, which will include a cash bar, is scheduled for 5-8 p.m. at the Café Escadrile, 26 Cambridge St.
Mercier announced last October that the is retiring at the end of this May. He has been Burlingtons town administrator since ...
By Kenneth J. Cooper The South is the blackest part of the country, home to the states with the highest concentrations of African American residents. But Dixie is also the hardest region for a Democratic presidential candidate, including President Obama, to win states and pick up electoral votes. The southern electorate remains politically and racially polarized, as whites tend to vote Republican and blacks Democratic. The pattern has become so established that the political heartland of the ...