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On Neighborhood Network News April 17

Reports on the explosion and fire in Dorchester believed to have been caused by a gas leak, and on whether the city should ban bio research involving the highest risk of deadly infections. We'll also have a segment on a teen-led campaign for more affordable student fares on the MBTA, plus neighborhood reports from Dorchester and South Boston..

On the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, viewers reflect on loss and recovery in the "Dear Boston" exhibit at the Boston Public Library in Copley Square. (Lovett photo) 
More photos. Interview segment.

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Dozens Injured, Displaced by Explosion and Fire

Video. Dozens of people are injured and displaced by a fire and explosion in Dorchester believed to have been touched off by a gas leak. Report aired April 17.

Hearing Held on Proposed Level 4 Bio Lab Ban

Video. A hearing is held on a city councilor's proposal to ban all bio research with the highest risk level in Boston, including at the lab run by Boston University. Report aired April 17.

Copley Sq. Exhibit Revisits Marathon Memorial

Video. An exhibit at the Copley Square Library revisits objects, messages and symbols from the makeshift memorial that took shape after the marathon bombing. Interview aired April 16.

Walsh Reports on First 101 Days as Boston Mayor

Video. Marty Walsh debriefs on his first 101 days as Mayor of Boston, touching on milestones, changes, and the need for continuity. Report aired April 16.

Bombing Tribute Recalls Loss and Resilience

Video. Officials gather with survivors and first responders to mourn the losses in the Boston Marathon bombing and celebrate Boston's resilience. Report aired April 15.

Developer Pressed for Affordable Housing Money

Video. A day before "tax day,"  protesters call on the developers of Millennium Place, a few blocks from Chinatown, to increase their contribution for affordable housing. Report aired April 14.

A Call for Turning in Expired, Unneeded Drugs

Video. To help prevent new cases of drug addiction, officials call for turning in any prescription pain killers that are expired or unneeded. Report aired April 7.

Fallen Boston Firefighters Mourned as Heroes

Video. Thousands of people, from near and far, gather to pay respects to Lt. Ed Walsh and Firefighter Michael Kennedy. Report by Ashley Davis. Aired April 3.

Developments Fill Gaps in Hyde Sq./Jackson Sq.

Video. A ribbon-cutting is held for mixed use developments filling gaps in the need for housing and commercial activity between Hyde Square and Jackson Square. Report aired March 31.

Boston Firefighters Mourned, Hailed as Heroes

Video. Lieutenant Edward Walsh and Firefighter Michael Kennedy mourned and hailed as life-savers after their deaths in a 9-alarm fire in the Back Bay. Report aired March 27.

Mayor Walsh Starts Series of Town Hall Meetings

Video. With a forum in Brighton, Mayor Walsh starts a series of regular town hall meetings in Boston neighborhoods for taking questions and hearing concerns. Report aired March 25.

Support Urged for Charter Cap Lift Compromise

Video. Supporters of a compromise on charter school expansion make the case for district public schools funding agreement. Report, interview with Rep. Russell Holmes aired March 24.

Rental Inspections Start, with Proposed Changes

Video. Mayor Walsh launches proactive rental inspections, targeted mainly on problem landlords, with proposed relief for many small property owners. Report aired March 24.

Boston Police Start New Gun Buyback Program

Video. Boston begins a new gun buyback program, with an amnesty and drop-offs allowed at district police stations and other locations around the city. Report aired March 24.

Boston Politics Gallery: Images of people and campaigns.

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