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Friday's Headlines: May 17, 2019

Friday's Headlines: May 17, 2019

Boston Bruins Are Headed to the Stanley Cup Finals!
Rask's 24 saves led the Bruins to a 4-0 victory over the Canes, sending them to the Stanley Cup Finals. [NESN]


There’s a Bear Wandering Around Arlington This Morning
Police are looking for a black bear spotted in the area of Washington Street and Overlook Drive in Arlington this morning. Animal control officers are on the case as well, with helicopters patrolling the area to spot the bear from above. [Boston25]


Architect I. M. Pei, Designer of Boston’s John Hancock Tower, Dies at 102
I. M. Pei was renowned for his designs of iconic structures around the world, including the glass pyramid at the Louvre museum in Paris and the East Building at the National Gallery of Art in Washington. [New York Times]


Man Arrested for Attempted Robbery of Marijuana Dispensary Customer in Brookline
Yesterday, police arrested 28-year-old Adrian Thomas for threatening to shoot a customer leaving New England Treatment Access (NETA) if he didn’t hand over his weed. [Boston.com]


Southbridge High School Teacher Planted a Bullet to Prove a Point
Alfred Purcell, a teacher at Southbridge High School, planted a bullet in a school hallway to make a point that the school needs to get metal detectors. He told school administrators that he had “found” the bullet, causing a school lockdown. [Patch]


Parents Are Awarded $30 Million in Medical Malpractice Suit Against MGH
When their first child was delivered at MGH in 2012, Kim and Daniel Boulter expected no complications, but due to a nurse’s failure to use a continuous fetal heart-rate monitor, their son Aiden was born with almost no heartbeat and suffered brain damage because the cord was wrapped around his neck. A jury awarded the family $30.6 million. [Boston Globe]


Here Are All of the Boston Area Commencement Ceremonies
You don’t want to get stuck in traffic near one of these events. Here is the list of all the commencement ceremonies for universities and colleges in the Boston area. [BostonZest]

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