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  • At Anime Boston, fans give back

    At Anime Boston, fans give back

    Photo: Kotarou Kagamine Thousands of anime fans, cosplayers, and self-identified geeks will flock to the Hynes Convention Center this weekend for Anime Boston for events like autograph signings, cosplay contests, and special screenings, among others. To outsiders, the annual convention is probably best associated with its costumed participants who flood the Prudential Center, and many […]

  • Red Cross has emergency need for blood donations

    Red Cross has emergency need for blood donations

    Source: KOMUnews/Abbie Loveall The Red Cross faces an emergency need for blood donors after harsh January weather cancelled more than 300 blood drives across the country. Every day, the Red Cross has to collect 14,000 blood donations to maintain an adequate blood supply for the 2,600 hospitals and transfusion centers in its network, said Mary […]