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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

Quote of the day: Prince Harry

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During his recent trip to Guyana, the 32-year-old prince talked about what life is like at Buckingham Palace.

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Who’s next for the ‘Survivor’ Hall of Fame?

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Voting has closed for the 2016 class, and the first inductee will be announced Dec. 12.

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Talking politics with Steve Kornacki

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Given the current political climate, there’s plenty to discuss.

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WCVB and Celebrity Page TV host holiday soiree

By , Globe Staff

After the official tree lighting on Boston Common, the holiday festivities continued at this after-party.