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THE NEW BOSTON

The brain factory

Smarts have always defined Boston, much to the city's satisfaction. But today there's no monpoly on thinking big -- and there's risk in thinking there is.

By Sam Allis
Globe Staff / July 26, 2004

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Boston, unlike Chicago, is not a city of broad shoulders. To state the obvious, its claim to fame has been its intellectual capital, which has not always matched its towering intellectual pretentions. Still, it is a city of smarties. Take the brains away and we're talking Palookaville. (Full Article: 1287 Words)

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