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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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Vince Wilford calls out former teammate Tom Brady (and Brady’s supermodel wife)

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The 325-pound defensive tackle for the Houston Texans says he’s “ready to take on the modeling world.”

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Boston Celtics draft picks visit Roxbury

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The Boston Celtics 2016 draft picks helped unveil of a renovated gymnasium in Roxbury.

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Celebrity artist Brian Fox wants you to get a clue

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Brian Fox is going to hide one of his masterpieces. If you visit his studio on Friday evening, you’ll receive a clue that will give you a head start on the scavenger hunt.

Quote of the day: Elizabeth Banks

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The Pittsfield native talks about a set of orders she received from her 3-year-old son.