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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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JFK Library Foundation to honor Conn. governor, Minn. high schooler

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Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy is the recipient of the 2016 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.

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Tobin Bell’s new indie flick at IFFBoston

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The actor, who grew up in Weymouth, stars in the new film “Rainbow Time.”

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If there’s a fork in this road, take it

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Great Road Kitchen is one of the first restaurants to open at The Point in Littleton.

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‘Fight Club’ author coming in July to promote sequel

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Author Chuck Palahniuk won’t be reading or performing — it’s a signing only — and tickets must be purchased to attend.