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Topic - Michael Kennedy
A Boston firefighter who died battling a blaze in a Back Bay brownstone two months ago has been honored by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay for mentoring a young boy.
The owner of a brownstone where two firefighters were killed in a wind-fueled fire has filed a civil lawsuit alleging negligence by welders working next door.
The Massachusetts Senate has joined the House in voting unanimously to increase the state's line-of-duty death benefit for the families of public safety officers.
A Boston firefighter and former Marine killed in an apartment blaze last week was praised Thursday as a courageous, compassionate man who served his country in Iraq and his community at home.
Death benefits paid to the families of public safety officers who die in the line of duty would be increased under a bill approved unanimously by the state House of Representatives on Wednesday, a week after two Boston firefighters were killed while battling a blaze.
Fellow firefighters and regular citizens are paying their respects to two Boston firefighters who died fighting a brownstone blaze.
One was a fitness enthusiast who helped the wounded after the Boston Marathon bombings and planned to run the race himself this year. The other was a father of three young children who had firefighting in his blood.
The Boston firefighters who died in a nine-alarm blaze at a city apartment building are being remembered for their professionalism on the job and their dedication to friends and family while off duty.
Gov. Deval Patrick has visited the home station of the two Boston firefighters killed battling an apartment building blaze.
One of the two Boston firefighters killed in a Wednesday blaze came to the aid of an injured New Hampshire firefighter just three weeks ago.
The bookkeeper for a Reno businessman accused of bilking the government out of $200,000 intended for nonprofits was the culprit who embezzled the money then agreed to testify against her boss after prosecutors promised her immunity, a defense lawyer claimed Wednesday in his opening trial statement.
Crews across the southern quarter of the state were preparing for a storm Sunday that threatened to drop six to eight inches of snow and lead to a messy Monday morning commute.
A Utah lawmaker has proposed a bill that would prevent transgender students from using bathroom facilities of their choice, joining a debate playing out in a handful of other states sparked by a California law that broke new ground on transgender rights.
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An Alabama fan pleaded not guilty Monday to committing sexual battery on an unconscious LSU fan after the BCS national title game, which was caught on video.
"You reach a point in time where the job of the treasurer becomes so overwhelming and potentially unwieldy that something could fall through the crack," said Kennedy, who works in Atlanta for an executive search firm and formerly served on the board of trustees for Georgia's employee pension fund.
"Although the model has worked well to date here in North Carolina," said Michael Kennedy, the panel's chairman, "my primary concern is that job is becoming a lot more complex and investments in a general sense are becoming a lot more complex."