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Cutting Edge – Licensing of Knife Sellers in Boston?

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Finally, finally, common sense is prevailing in Boston. Home of the elite who never ever are involved in

Corruption:

Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence former Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi to 12 1/2 years in prison on corruption charges.

DiMasi was convicted in June on charges he used his clout as speaker to steer two lucrative state contracts to a software firm in exchange for payments.

In a sentencing memo filed with U.S. District Court Judge Mark Wolf on Wednesday, prosecutors say DiMasi deserves the sentence because he was an elected public official with significant authority whose offenses involved multiple bribe payments.

Narcotic stings:

John M. Forbes, 31, of East Boston appeared in US District Court in Boston yesterday on a two-count indictment charging him with possession with intent to distribute OxyContin and possession with intent to distribute marijuana. He was ordered held until a detention hearing Monday.

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