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Emily Sweeney

Emily Sweeney covers local news and writes the “Blotter Tales” column for the Globe. She is a past president and board member of the New England chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, and frequently gives talks at schools, universities, and media industry events. She also serves on the board of directors for the New England First Amendment Coalition (NEFAC) and the New England Society of News Editors (NESNE). A proud native of Dorchester, Sweeney graduated from Northeastern University and played on NU’s championship-winning women’s ice hockey team. She has been on the Globe staff since 2001.

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Expression of ‘Soul’ by young performers

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Express Yourself put on its 23rd annual performance on Thursday evening.

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Ayla Brown ready to go in ‘Joseph’

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The country singer will appear June 8-18 in the Reagle Music Theatre’s production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.”

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Big names attend conference kickoff

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The Taj Boston hosted a dinner for the Moving Beyond Stigma forum.

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Joe Biden makes a surprise visit to the Seaport Hotel

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The former VP crashed the 24th annual New England Women’s Leadership Awards.