Kerry: I have "big heels to fill" at State Department


In this photo Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, U.S. Sen. John Kerry acknowledges applause while addressing constituents at Faneuil Hall in Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)
 
Newly installed Secretary of State John Kerry says he has "big heels to fill" in his new job.
 
 
 

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A Massachusetts agency is under fire for failing to supervise a 5-year-old Fitchburg boy who is now feared dead.
 

Holyoke recognized for youth benefits
Holyoke is gaining community recognition for its efforts in creating programs that benefit the youth of Western Mass.
 

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