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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.

Latest stories

WBCN’s Oedipus to be inducted into Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame

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The induction ceremony will take place during the 10th annual Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame awards luncheon on Oct. 13.

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Butch Trucks drums up an Allman Brothers alumni band

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Les Brers — a group comprised of key members of the Allman Brothers Band - will play the House of Blues Sept. 9.

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Here and there

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A roundup of local celebrity news.

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New Kids to appear on ‘Fuller House’

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At least four of the band members will make a cameo appearance during the second season of the Netflix show.