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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

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Members of the Patriots are busy having babies

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Several players welcomed little ones in recent weeks.

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Grand finale approaches for ‘The Mindy Project’

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Entertainment Weekly reports that Mindy Kaling’s show will return to Hulu in September for its sixth and final season.

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Ken Burns turns his attention to Muhammad Ali

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A four-hour documentary is in the works.

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A Taste of Ginger raises nearly $300,000

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The fund-raiser was attended by 450 people and featured food from some of the city’s best chefs.