Billy Baker

Billy Baker is a feature writer for the Globe’s metro section. A Southie native, Baker is a graduate of the Columbia Journalism School, Tulane University and Boston Latin School, and teaches in the graduate journalism program at Harvard University’s extension school. He is at work on a book about jugglers.

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I ran a half marathon indoors, and it was terrible

By , Globe Staff

By lap 30, I went to the bathroom. I didn’t really have to go. I just wanted to stop running and hide.

Watch out, world, Patriots want 6 championships

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At a parade to celebrate their fifth championship, the Patriots began talking about the next one.

Parade signs tell the story of a rollercoaster season

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Many fans used their signs to voice displeasure with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who suspended Tom Brady for four games this season.

Starling poisoning alarms citizens

By , Globe Staff

Birds are dropping dead in Springfield, and the USDA -- and William Shakespeare -- are to blame.