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Adrian Walker

Walker is a columnist for the Metro section. He provides commentary and opinion on local and regional news as well as society and culture. Walker started as a Metro columnist in 1998. His column appears Mondays and Fridays.

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Adrian Walker

For 2024 bid to succeed, Walsh has to take ownership

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Our Olympics bid is floundering, and its leadership has lost credibility. Only one person can step into the breach.

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A common-sense verdict by the Aaron Hernandez jury

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Jurors looked past Hernandez’s celebrity to hold him responsible for the murder of Odin Lloyd.

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Boston’s police video is a graphic lesson in transparency

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What probably gave officials pause wasn’t so much whether to release this video, but the precedent it would set.

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Releasing videos in police shootings must happen

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The brave new world of seeing what really happened will come with many uncomfortable moments, but that’s a fair price.