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Boston could be vulnerable to more severe storms

Boston may have been spared the worst this time, but will it be so lucky the next?

Do not count on it, say ­researchers who argue that the city and its densely developed shoreline are extremely vulnerable to the more frequent and intense storms associated with global warming.

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