Curt Nickisch

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South Boston Transformed In Whitey Bulger's Absence

Sunday, August 11, 2013

When the FBI brought reputed mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger back to his old stomping ground of South Boston to be tried in federal court after 16 years on the lam, he must have done a double take. The neighborhood that Bulger is accused of terrorizing with murders and extortion is booming. This story originally aired on All Things Considered on July 18, 2013.


South Boston Transformed In Whitey Bulger's Absence

Thursday, July 18, 2013

The neighborhood that reputed mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger is accused of terrorizing with murders and extortion is now a destination.


Massachusetts Fights New Codfish Limits With A Lawsuit

Friday, May 31, 2013

The State of Massachusetts is suing the Obama administration over lowered catch limits for historic Northeast species such as cod. Commercial fishermen say the drastic reductions that just went into effect will put them out of business. The state attorney general alleges regulators violated federal law by failing to take the economic impact into account.


'Orphaned' By World War II, Children Salute Fallen Fathers

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Now in their 70s, those who lost their dads in the war may not have clear memories of their own fathers. They've made do with voice recordings, letters and long-hidden photos, and found their own ways to honor their fathers' sacrifices.


Damage To Boston Businesses May Not Be Covered By Insurance

Friday, April 26, 2013

Businesses around Copley Square are hoping the Boston Marathon bombings won't be officially declared an act of terrorism. That's because they stand to lose insurance money. Many have business interruption insurance to pay for lost income — but that doesn't apply to terrorism and few businesses pay extra to cover it.


Bostonians Seek Normalcy After Harrowing Week

Monday, April 22, 2013

Monday is the first major work day since police apprehended a man believed to be one of the marathon bombers. The other suspect was killed in a shootout with police on Friday. Much of the Boston-area was locked down on Friday.


'It's Bad For Business': Employers Side With DOMA Opponents

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Johnson & Johnson, Starbucks and Citigroup are among 278 employers asking the Supreme Court to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act. They say the 1996 law barring federal recognition of same-sex marriages costs them time and money and hurts their ability to create an inclusive work environment.


Harvard Searched Resident Deans' Email Accounts After Cheating Scandal Leak

Monday, March 11, 2013

Harvard faculty and staff are in an uproar after they found out university administrators searched the emails of resident deans to try to find the source of a leak to the news media about widespread cheating on campus. The university is defending its move, saying it was in the interest of students. But many on campus disagree, saying it's a college, not a corporation, and that email searches limit academic freedoms and hurt university culture.