Sean P. Murphy

In 30 years at the Globe, Sean P. Murphy has worked as a general assignment reporter, an enterprise reporter, the federal court reporter, an investigative reporter, the casino and gambling reporter and, now, the consumer advocacy reporter. He is also a law school graduate and part-time journalism professor.

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An accident at a farmers’ market, and then a frustrating battle for restitution

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As he loaded his truck early one Saturday morning last May, farmer Chuck Currie had high hopes of raising some badly needed cash by selling fresh veggies and pasture-raised beef.

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A homeowner’s deck nightmare

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A $25,000 contract with Lowe’s left a Newton woman with no deck all summer long.

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He served in the Naval Reserves, but he’s not considered a veteran. He wants that to change

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At age 87, Tony Mangini wants to finally be called a veteran.

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‘You’re on your own’ — broken elevator leaves 85-year-old climbing 56 stairs

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Since her building’s elevator broke down in August, 85-year-old Doris Toohey has had to climb 56 steps to get to her fourth-floor condo.