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America’s Hottest High School Teachers

October 2, 2017
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Ho hum.  Another day, another news account of a female high school teacher who turned her classroom into a private sex den for illicit activities with teen-age boys.  It’s a story that’s become all too familiar, like…

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Banging My Head on the Garage Door of Religion

October 1, 2017
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Among the memorable scenes in “Mondo Cane 2″ was that of a group of Italian villagers smashing in a garage door with their heads in an annual ritual. Some bleed from the ears and mouths,…

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For Some Couples “They’re Playing Our Song” Comes With a Jingle

September 29, 2017
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FRAMINGHAM, Mass.  Marcia and Todd Fleming tied the knot Saturday in this western suburb of Boston, then followed their guests to the Chateau de l’Argent function room for a reception that Marcia’s father likened to…

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Driven to Extinction

September 28, 2017
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Recent studies indicate that the decision to allow females to join hunting expeditions may have contributed to Neanderthal man’s extinction.                The Boston Globe It was a fine, crisp day, and I had been looking forward…

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Paranoya With Goya

September 27, 2017
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I like to think that I’m the sort of person who, if you make the same complaint about me for a quarter of a century, I’ll listen thoughtfully to what you have to say, take…

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For One Boy, Police Misconduct is a Dream Come True

September 26, 2017
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BOSTON.  Ten-year-old Timmy Kwiezscki has a dream–to become a uniformed police officer patrolling a beat–but it’s not clear he’ll ever realize it.  “The chances of out-living a case of Stage 3 Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease are zero,”…

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The Difference Between Men and Women

September 25, 2017
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When sixth-grade science teacher Pat Farrell assigns an earth-science lab on measuring crystals, the girls collect their materials . . . read the directions and follow the sequence from beginning to end. The first thing…

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Walk for Self-Abuse Brings Shady Practice Into the Light

September 23, 2017
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BOSTON. Thousands of men and boys soaked in the cool fall air today as they filed down Beacon Street on their way to the Boston Common for the first annual “Walk for Self-Abuse,” a fund-raiser that hopes…

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Improve Surgery Teaches Young Docs to Think on Their Feet

September 22, 2017
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BOSTON.  It’s Thursday night in the cafeteria of Massachusetts General Hospital, but the lights have been dimmed so that the diners on the night shift don’t even see the customary reflection off the Jello cube…

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For Hospitality Writers, It’s “All About” the “Quotes”

September 21, 2017
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NEEDHAM, Mass.  It’s only 7:30 a.m. at the Route 128 Executive Conference Center, a campus of buildings frequently used for off-site meetings, but Kimberly Banff has skipped the complimentary breakfast buffet and is already in her…

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