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BPR Full Show: SchooledToday on Boston Public Todd weighs in on CPAC and the state of the Republican party.

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'The Right Direction To Go In': Former Mass. Education Secretary Reville On Gov. Baker's Push To Reopen SchoolsSpeaking on Boston Public Radio Thursday, former Mass. education secretary Paul Reville expressed support for a proposal presented Tuesday by the Baker administration, effectively forcing elementary classrooms to reopen by April.

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Video: Wild car crash, gunfire caught on camera in CantonGunfire erupted on a portion of Route 138 in Canton on Sunday after two cars nearly collided and one spun into a snowbank, after which someone emerged from that vehicle firing a handgun — with the entire incident caught on video by a motorist following behind the pair.

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Meet the vaccine appointment bots, and their foesHaving trouble scoring a COVID-19 vaccine appointment? You’re not alone. To cope, some people are turning to bots that scan overwhelmed websites and send alerts on social media when slots open up.

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Rally backs Mass. principal opposed to confederate flags in class"I hope everyone realizes that flag is hurtful and controversial at the very least to so many people.”"

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Video: Charlie Baker to announce update to Massachusetts reopening processAccording to The Boston Globe, the governor plans to announce that large venues that accommodate more than 5,000 people — such as Fenway Park, Gillette Stadium, and TD Garden — will be able to reopen on March 22 with reduced capacities.

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25 February 1842With reference to the wrongs inflicted and injuries received on railroads, by persons of color, I need not say they do not end with the termination of the route, but, in effect, tend to discourage, disparage and depress this class of citizens.

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Gov. Sununu to Give Update on COVID-19 in NHGov. Chris Sununu is expected to give an update on COVID-19 and vaccinations in New Hampshire on Thursday afternoon.

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Temperatures Fall Ahead of Wintry Mix This WeekendA powerful low pressure center crossed the state of Maine last night and is now pulling out.

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Could Massachusetts' Housing Market Be Undervalued?Skyrocketing home prices across Massachusetts have set off worries about residents getting locked out of homeownership, or worse - a possible future bubble.

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Two AFC East Teams Named as Potential Russell Wilson Trade DestinationsDeshaun Watson isn't the only top 10 quarterback who could be traded during what could be a wild 2021 NFL offseason.

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Iconic Lineup Comes Through To Support Nantasket Venue Through PandemicIncludes Gang Green, The Freeze, SIEGE, TREE, and many more.

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Lowell school committee member called on to resign after use of slur on TVMayor John Leahy said it was "offensive conduct that shocks the conscience."

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Massachusetts COVID-19 Guidelines for Restaurants and BarsA basic breakdown of the regulations for Massachusetts restaurants, bars, workers, and patrons during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Providence teen accused of carjacking, leading police on chase in MassachusettsA 16-year-old from Providence is accused of carjacking an Acura in Avon, Massachusetts, and leading police on a chase.

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Buyer emerges for defunct college site in MassachusettsRobert Cronin of Colliers International, the current listing agent for the former 135-acre Atlantic Union College site in Lancaster, told The Telegram and Gazette he could not reveal the potential buyer's identity or the exact plans for the property, but said they hope to close the sale by the fall.

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What we know about the ‘tragic' deaths of 2 construction workers in BostonWe will work tirelessly to understand how this happened in order to create safer conditions in the future.”.

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Inbox: Group Calls For Biden To Abolish Police Militarization Program"The gratuitous militarization of police forces across the United States facilitated by this program has helped to turn these agencies into brutal weapons of repression."

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Pool coronavirus testing is launching in more than 900 Massachusetts schools. Here's how it worksNearly 300,000 students across Massachusetts will soon be tested weekly for coronavirus. State leaders hope the program, which is being offered to all Massachusetts school districts free of cost until mid-April, will give schools another mitigation strategy for safely bringing students back to school in person.

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Massachusetts officials say newly released mass vaccination site appointments are nearly all filledDue to a severely limited vaccine supply and a large population of individuals eligible to get a vaccine, this week’s ~50,000 appointments at mass vaccination sites across the Commonwealth are nearly all filled, ” state officials said in a tweet shortly before 9:30 a.m.

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MLB Offseason News: On the Fernando Tatis contractI generally hate these kinds of questions of ranking players, and that includes things like this and then the GOAT talk surrounding the Super Bowl and the LeBron vs. Jordan debates.

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US jobless claims at 730K, still high but fewest in 3 monthsWASHINGTON — The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply last week in a sign that layoffs may have eased, though applications for aid remain at a historically high level.

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Nurse sentenced for stealing medication from dying veterans at medical center in BedfordBOSTON — A former nurse at a veterans' hospital in Massachusetts has been sentenced to more than three years in prison for stealing morphine intended for dying veterans and using it herself, federal prosecutors say.

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Program to help New Hampshire renters pay billsCONCORD, N.H. — A new program will help eligible residents in New Hampshire who can't pay their rent and utilities because of the coronavirus pandemic, Gov.

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Study: Coronavirus can survive on some types of clothing for up to 72 hoursResearchers at De Montfort University in England say they found that traces of the virus can remain infectious for up to three days on fabrics commonly used in the healthcare industry, including polyester, polycotton, and 100 percent cotton.

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Must C's: the importance of Marcus SmartEven hurt and on the bench, Marcus Smart makes a difference.

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Children exposed to tobacco smoke could be at risk for high blood pressureCNN)  Children who are exposed to tobacco smoke have a greater chance of having high blood pressure, a new study has found.

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CDC must encourage better ventilation to stop coronavirus spread in schools, experts sayThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should be doing more to guide and encourage improved air circulation in buildings - especially in schools - to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, ventilation experts say.

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Frasier is being rebooted, with Kelsey Grammer reprising the role 17 years after show endedCNN)  Frasier Crane is still listening. The hit 90s sitcom Frasier is set to return to screens, with Kelsey Grammer reprising his role as...

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Brown: "as long as you've got that Celtics jersey on, you should never be comfortable with losing"The Celtics head back to Boston after an 0-3 road trip.

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Episode 176We think what makes our conversations interesting is the face-to-face we always have and actually required at one point.

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Mass. vaccination site adds 50,000 slots and a waiting roomAt 8 this morning, people now eligible for shots rushed to their computers to try to score one of those new appointments.

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Long lines in the Massachusetts vaccine finder websiteBOSTON, MASS  50,000 new vaccination appointments opened online at 8:30 AM, and as expected, some residents are waiting in lines up to 30,000 people ahead of them.

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MIAA Tournament Management Committee backs spring sectional tournamentThe MIAA Tournament Management Committee gave its blessing for a sectional tournament in the spring, but stopped short of sanctioning a statewide championship.

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Boston Red Sox 2021 spring training: Why this will be the best everThis year, things are different. Travis is gone. There are two years's worth of prospects to imbibe even if they don't stand to make the team, because we have no idea what they'll offer, so it'll be twice as exciting to see them.

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State says 50,000 available vaccine appointments 'nearly all filled' after residents report long wait timesThe 50,000 COVID-19 vaccine appointments that became available in Massachusetts Thursday morning have been nearly filled after residents who scrambled online in hopes of getting an open slot were met with astronomical wait times.

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Chum and his pals at Merrimack Repertory Theatre get $10,000 grantMerrimack Repertory Theatre and Vichet Chum, a frequent MRT collaborator, recently got great news from the National New Play Network — Chum’s new Lowell-based play, “Kween, ” has received one of NNPN’s first Bridge Program grants.

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Dead Rituals Release "Live In Brooklyn" VideoDespite the chaos of the pandemic, Naples, Italy-based Dead Rituals has still managed to be prolific, dropping a new EP and a...

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Local galleries honor pandemic heroesIt has been a year like no other we’ve ever known. But despite quarantines and masks, the pandemic has had its silver-lining moments, too, including inspiring artists to paint tributes to those serving on the frontlines.

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Mass.gov COVID Vaccine Appointment Woes: Who is Eligible for COVID Vaccine in Massachusetts?Approximately 50,000 new appointments to get the coronavirus vaccine at mass vaccination sites in Massachusetts were set to go live Thursday morning.

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Boston Public Schools Reopening March 1 for K-3 StudentsBoston Mayor Marty Walsh announced Thursday that Boston pre-school and kindergarten through Grade 3 students will return to in classroom learning beginning next week.

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More than 100 dogs, cats traveling from Texas to Mass. to be put up for adoptionMore than 100 dogs and cats are making their way from Texas to Massachusetts, where demand for adoptable animals is said to be soaring.

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OTM Open Thread 2/25: It is ThursdayHappy Thursday! The Sox are finishing the roster, players are in Florida, and the season is likely to start on time.

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Baker plans reopening update after legislative testimonyGov. Charlie Baker plans to offer a 1 p.m. update on the reopening process at a Salem restaurant and bar on Thursday.

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Lori Trahan says new coronavirus relief package will bring millions of dollars to Lowell, Chelmsford, Dracut, WestfordAs federal lawmakers prepare to vote on President Joe Biden’s coronavirus relief package later this week, Congresswoman Lori Trahan told local administrators and business leaders on Wednesday that, if approved, the plan will bring millions of dollars in aid to Lowell, Chelmsford, Dracut and Westford.

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Massachusetts Governor, Speaker of the House, Leaders of Legislation, Medicine and Advocacy Join Forces to Lead the Nation in Recognizing Prostate CanAdMeTech Foundation in cooperation with Senate President Pro Tempore William N. Brownsberger, House Majority Leader Claire Cronin and...

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Charlie Baker Update on Reopening MassachusettsMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is scheduled to give an update on the state's reopening process on Thursday afternoon.

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John Jarvis House/Town PoundBefore the John Jarvis house was built in 1831, its property belonged to Gershom Swan, who owned loads of surrounding land as well as a chair factory nearby.

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Partially paralyzed dog who uses skis to play in the snow looking for forever homeCourage, a 9-month-old mixed-breed dog from Mississippi, has spent the last several months living with her foster mom Becky Paniccia in Rhode Island.

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State's top court orders in-person jury trialsSix-person criminal and civil jury trials will be conducted in-person at select locations, with priority given to criminal cases where the defendant is in custody, under an order regarding court operations that takes effect on Monday, March 1.

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Pension fund agrees to push further on corporate board diversityThe board that manages the state's $86.9 billion pension fund voted Wednesday morning to increase its standards for board diversity and equal employment opportunity at the thousands of companies it invests in, and to promote shareholder proposals related to health coverage and pandemic hazard pay.

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Lawrence man faces fentanyl, crack charges in TewksburyA Lawrence man is facing fentanyl and crack cocaine distribution charges after his arrest in Tewksbury on Wednesday, police said.Â.

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Boston Red Sox News: J.D. Martinez, Nick Yorke, Alex CoraBy basing his desired career path on David Ortiz's run with Boston, J.D. Martinez is speaking every Red Sox fan's language.

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Preview: Bruins look to take points from the Islanders for the first time this seasonThe Bruins will face the Islanders for the third time tonight on the road.

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WATCH LIVE: Baker, Mass. Vaccine Site Maker Testifies in COVID Vaccine Rollout HearingMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and the makers of the state's coronavirus vaccine scheduling website are due to testify before the state legislature's COVID-19...

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MA COVID Vaccine: Residents Struggle to Book as 50K Appointments Go LiveAs quickly as 50,000 COVID vaccine appointments went live in Massachusetts Thursday morning, residents complained that the new "digital waiting room" was nearly as frustrating as the website crashing.

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Tokyo Olympic torch relay plans to kick off in one monthTOKYO — The torch relay for the postponed Tokyo Olympics is to start in a month, which should be a sign that the troubled Olympics are on track to begin on July 23.

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House Democrats reintroduce police reform bill named in honor of George FloydCNN)  House Democrats on Wednesday reintroduced policing legislation named in honor of George Floyd, whose death in police custody last year sparked nationwide calls to...

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Taking a look at how the Super 8 girls tourney could have come togetherWhile lamenting the end of the Massachusetts high school hockey season this week, the thought occurred that, in a normal year, the Super 8 debate would be raging right now.

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UMass Lowell's Richards among top mile runners in the nationLOWELL  She’s broken more records than a clumsy 1970s disc jockey. But Kaley Richards doesn’t think she’s anything special.

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My Frustration with All Things COVIDAnd I feel ashamed for being frustrated because I know so many people deserve to be more frustrated than me.

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What could have been if the MIAA held Super 8 boys tourney this yearIn a perfect world, Massachusetts hockey fans right now would be arguing over which 10 teams deserve to be in the Super 8 — and perhaps explaining to fans in other states why there are 10 teams in a tournament called the Super 8, but that’s another matter.

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VA Bedford Healthcare System opens COVID vaccinations to all enrolled veterans, regardless of ageThe VA is administering the Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at its COVID Vaccination Clinic in the auditorium of Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital on Springs Road in Bedford, the organization announced Wednesday.

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The Residences at the Franco now open and leasingThe Residences at the Franco is Lowell's newest luxury apartment-style living community, which features high-quality finishes, attention to detail, exposed brick and an excellent view of the Pawtucket Falls on the Merrimack River.

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Canton MA Shooting: Roadside Shooting 'Not a Random Act'A roadside shooting caught on camera in Canton, Massachusetts, wasn't a random act, but an intended shootout, according to Police Chief Ken Berkowitz....

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Green energy main cause of Texas' power woesContrary to the claims of green energy profiteers and apologists in the mainstream media, the failure of wind and solar power was largely to blame for the widespread power outages in Texas during the polar freeze that hit the state this past week.

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Quincy College hosting physical therapist assistant open houseLocated on the Plymouth campus, the Physical Therapist Assistant program is a two-year, five-semester associate degree program.

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Ditch the obit, the GOP is alive and wellThe media believes that what happened in the 2020 election and its aftermath should cause the Republican Party to be split.

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Juvenile in custody after police chase ends with stolen car barreling into Randolph homeA juvenile was taken into custody after a car stolen at gunpoint barreled into a Randolph home during a police chase late Wednesday night, authorities said.

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Biden's HHS nominee is short on public health experienceEven some progressives were perplexed when President Joe Biden nominated California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to be secretary of Health and Human Services.

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MCC has a plan in place for summer and fall 2021 semestersFrom the start of the pandemic, MCC has built upon its 21-year history of success with online learning to provide effective online classes, and followed health and safety protocols to ensure that students have access to the courses, spaces and resources they need.

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Red Sox manager Alex Cora wants to be all-in, 'but it's a little bit different' as team builds for the futureHow does a manager whose “all-in” motto led them to a World Series title in his rookie year on the bench now turn away from something that worked so well, all in the name of long-term player develo...

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Ambitious, creative thinkers have a home at UMass DartmouthYou will also be entering majors that drove UMassD to become a national leader in academia.

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Baker expected to testify during oversight hearing on state's COVID-19 vaccine rolloutGov. Charlie Baker is expected to testify Thursday during an oversight hearing on what some lawmakers have called a bumpy COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

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Massachusetts School of Law makes legal education affordableLawyers have an outsized influence in our society and MSLAW prepares its graduates to use their skills to help their clients and achieve the societal advancement that a law degree has traditionally provided.

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Juvenile Crashes Stolen Car Into Randolph HomeA juvenile allegedly stole a car and crashed it into a home in Randolph Wednesday night, according to Massachusetts State Police.

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With eye on D.C., Walsh leaves White in coldIn an attempt to create a smooth transition and honor former Commissioner Gross’s desire to spend time with his family, Dennis White was asked to quickly step into the role of Police Commissioner, beginning last Friday, ” Walsh said in a statement, making it sound as though little thought was given to the decision to elevate the...

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Regis signs community college pathway agreementThe Massachusetts Guarantee allows students to maximize credit transfer and increases student success by ensuring admission into participating independent colleges for associate's degree-holding students.

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Black style pioneers make their mark on fashionCelebrated Black style icons abound over the last century, from singer / actor Eartha Kitt’s embrace of animal print in the ’50s and Diana Ross’s over-the-top wardrobe in the ’70s to groundbreaking models like Beverly Johnson to the women and entrepreneurs she paved the way for — Tyra Banks, Naomi Campbell, Iman and, of...

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ENcounter Eastern Nazarene CollegeThere are more than 50 majors and programs offered, and Eastern Nazarene continues to be recognized as one of the most affordable private colleges in New England.

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Preparing future health care leaders for successRCC offers a suite of health care programs designed to meet current workforce needs.

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How to choose a college majorIt dictates your future jobs and income, the sorts of people you will meet, and, to a large degree, whether life will be an economic grind or a joyous adventure of expanding opportunities.

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Temperatures Fall Before Wintry Mix This WeekendBirds were singing, skies were blue and the sun actually felt warm yesterday. Temperatures climbed into the upper 40s and low 50s.

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Massachusetts vaccination website works, but with long waitsBOSTON — Massachusetts' vaccine appointment website appeared to be working on Thursday, about a week after it crashed from a flood of people looking to book a time for a shot, but slots quickly filled up and some people were told they may be waiting hours.

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AmeriCann's Massachusetts Joint Venture Partner Launches Adult Use SalesAmeriCanns Massachusetts Joint Venture Partner Launches Adult Use Sales.

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Letters to the editor:Cornel West;Fairy tales.To learn that Harvard’s administration is questioning Cornel West’s worthiness for tenure brings further lament to an already sorrowful historical period.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomos EmmyI remember when only the best of the best won an Emmy. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, in the midst of the pandemic, wrote a book on his heroic leadership navigating the crisis.

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Pool coronavirus testing is launching in more than 900 Massachusetts schools. Here's how it worksNearly 300,000 students across Massachusetts will soon be tested weekly for coronavirus. State leaders hope the program, which is being offered to all Massachusetts school districts free of cost until mid-April, will give schools another mitigation strategy for safely bringing students back to school in person.

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Stephen Schaefer's Hollywood and MineMemory is peculiar. Memory is selective. Why I retain vivid recollections of certain interviews from, literally, decades ago and am completely clueless about so many others?

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Massachusetts must improve its COVID-19 vaccine distributionAfter a year filled with tragedy, the possibility for a return to a normal, pre-pandemic life lies almost entirely in the hands of vaccines for COVID-19.

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Around 50,000 new COVID vaccine appointments to open up at Massachusetts super vaccination sites across the state ThursdayRoughly 50,000 new coronavirus vaccination appointments are expected to be made available Thursday morning for the coming week at six of Massachusetts' large-scale immunization sites located across the commonwealth.

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Former aide says Cuomo kissed her, suggested strip pokerALBANY, N.Y.  A former member of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomos administration who previously accused him of sexual harassment offered new details Wednesday, saying he once kissed her on the lips without consent.

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Drunken driving charge against Bruce Springsteen droppedThe government dropped drunken driving and reckless driving charges against Bruce Springsteen on Wednesday stemming from an incident in November, admitting that the rocker's blood-alcohol level was so low that it didn't warrant the charges.

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Dear Sir or Madam: Paul McCartney memoir due out in NovemberNEW YORK  Paul McCartney is finally ready to write his memoirs, and will use music  and a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet  to help guide him.

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Missing Florida Woman Sought by Boston PolicePolice in Boston are searching for a missing Florida woman believed to be in the area.

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Gallinari hits team-record 10 3s, Hawks rout Celtics 127-112ATLANTA — Danilo Gallinari set a Hawks franchise record with 10 3-pointers in a 38-point spree that carried Atlanta to a 127-112 rout of the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.

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Lowell Mayor Calls for Resignation of School Committee Member Over Anti-Semitic SlurA school committee member in Lowell, Massachusetts, is under fire after using an anti-Semitic slur on live television.

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Jimmy Garoppolo Patriots Reunion Makes Too Much Sense Not to HappenEven after John Lynch's public vote of confidence in Jimmy Garoppolo this week, our Tom E. Curran still thinks the 49ers aren't all in and that it...

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It's still the 1950s in Lowell, it seemsOn his own live TV show this morning, an elected Lowell School Committee member felt the need to call a former administrator a "kike." The Jewish Journal has the story - and the video.

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Men's Hockey set to face Merrimack close to full healthThe No. 8 Boston University men's ice hockey team will be taking on the Merrimack College Warriors in a home-and-home series this weekend.

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FINAL: Hawks drop record-breaking 23 threes and beat Celtics 127-112The Celtics allowed the most threes in franchise history and lost their seventh straight game against a sub.500 team.

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Celtics outgunned in 127-112 loss to AtlantaMarcus Smart checked in last night, drawing a technical foul from the bench while the Hawks were in the midst of a runaway second quarter, and why not?

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Mariano supports making expanded vote-by-mail permanent in MassachusettsHouse Speaker Ronald Mariano is joining the push on Beacon Hill to make the state's pandemic-era expansion of vote-by-mail permanent.

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Massachusetts School of Law makes legal education affordableThe Massachusetts School of Law's mission is to provide an academically rigorous affordable legal education emphasizing ethics, advocacy, leadership and professional skills.

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Never going to be forgotten: Heartbroken families grieve 2 men who died at Boston work siteTwo families have been left heartbroken from a deadly accident in Bostons financial district Wednesday morning.

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I Visit An Abandoned Pig FarmI visit the abandoned Kristoff Farm of Sterling, MA.

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Todays question  Should former Lowell Rep. David Nangle serve any time for fraud?State auditor refers alleged misuse of funds, other allegations against local river group to inspector general.

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Charlie Baker reverses course, gives shots to some hospitals and local boards of healthGov. Charlie Baker signaled hope is on the horizon, citing "positive" news on vaccines, and reversed course on several policies cutting off vaccine supply to hospitals and local boards of health following an uproar among local and health officials.

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Fire officials investigating NH house fire that left woman, 2 children injuredFire officials are investigating a house fire in Webster, New Hampshire on Wednesday that left a woman and two children hospitalized, officials said.

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Women's hockey heads to Providence for Hockey East quarterfinalsThe Boston University women’s hockey team will head to Rhode Island this Sunday to play the Providence College Friars in the quarterfinals of the Hockey East playoffs.

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Jill Biden says things get better, including after divorceWASHINGTON — Jill Biden offers comforting advice to Kelly Clarkson, telling the singer and talk-show host who is going through a divorce that things happen for the best and that life will eventually “look better.”.

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Red Sox sign utilityman Marwin Gonzalez to 1-year dealFORT MYERS, Fla. — The Boston Red Sox finalized their $3 million, one-year contract with switch-hitting utilityman Marwin González on Wednesday, two weeks after reaching an agreement subject to a physical.

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Northeastern University told to return 'extra' vaccine doses to stateThe state said it has clawed back "extra" vaccine doses from Northeastern University after the college began offering shots to eligible students and faculty - even though the NU claims it is "one of the state’s designated vaccine providers."

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St. John's Prep football 'excited' to get back on fieldThe door behind him of the Leo and Joan Mahoney Wellness Center had barely closed when St. Johns Prep football coach Brian St. Pierre began to bark out orders to his team.

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They only go bald later in lifeMary Ellen mixed it up this morning and headed over to Cutler Park, on the other side of the Charles from Millennium Park, where she spotted this juvenile bald eagle.

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Opening Day Is Set for Portland Sea Dogs, But Will Fans Be Allowed at Games?Recent warmer weather may have you thinking about getting back to gardening, grilling and perhaps baseball this spring.

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A€˜I'm Ecstatic! ' Blackstone Homeowner Moves on From Heating Oil Spill NightmareAs an NBC10 Boston investigation detailed in February 2019, it looked like the mother of three kids would be on the hook for a costly heating oil spill cleanup, an incident that occurred more than a decade before she bought the property.

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Massachusetts nursing homes make 'significant strides' amid coronavirus vaccine rolloutMassachusetts nursing homes have made "significant strides" in dramatically lowering coronavirus infection rates and death rates amid the vaccine rollout that prioritized these hard-hit facilities, the Massachusetts Senior Care Association said on Wednesday.

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Moderna announces a new version of vaccine in hopes of combating variantsOne plan would use a shot of the new vaccine as a booster, after two doses of the original formulation.

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Massachusetts nursing homes make 'significant strides' amid coronavirus vaccine rolloutMassachusetts nursing homes have made "significant strides" in dramatically lowering coronavirus infection rates and death rates amid the vaccine rollout that prioritized these hard-hit facilities, the Massachusetts Senior Care Association said on Wednesday.

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Rafael Devers arrives to Red Sox camp in better shape, wants stronger start to 2021Alex Cora said Devers has put in extra work this offseason, starting with spending three weeks in Boston and a month in Tampa this winter.

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Coronavirus pandemic has caused food insecurity in Massachusetts to soarEven as more people get vaccines, many still don't know where their next meal is coming from, especially in Eastern Massachusetts, where food insecurity has soared by 66% since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, and by 117% among children, according to the Greater Boston Food Bank.

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COVID and Schools in Mass. How Far Apart Should Desks Be?How far apart is far enough? That is a key question for educators and parents as Massachusetts moves toward getting kids back in the classroom full-time come...

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3 adults slain in Arkansas home, abducted baby found safeHUNTSVILLE, Ark.  Three adults were found dead and a baby was abducted from a home in northeast Arkansas, but the child was found hours later, unharmed, and a suspect was arrested, auth...

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Several Chances for Rain, Snow in New England in the Week to ComeAfter starting out Wednesday with ample sunshine and milder temperatures, clouds were moving in ahead of the next disturbance, one that will bring a new chance for snow and snow squalls in northern New England by dinnertime.

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Biden choice for budget chief faces new hurdles in CongressThe increasingly slim odds - and surprisingly thin outreach from the White House - for Neera Tanden's nomination as head of the Office of Management and Budget are raising growing questions about how long the president will stick with her, in an early test of how he will use his limited political capital.

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Tips for scoring a Massachusetts coronavirus vaccine appointmentMassachusetts vaccine eligible residents will be back online again on Thursday trying to score a precious coronavirus vax slot, a week after they were angrily shrugging at their laptops amid a chaotic appointment crash debacle.

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Former VA nurse from Tewksbury receives prison sentence for tampering with morphine of dying vetsTEWKSBURY — A former VA hospice nurse who admitted to diverting and tampering with morphine used to provide pain relief to dying veterans was sentenced in federal court on Wednesday to 40 months behind bars.

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Lowe's To Hire 800 People In MassachusettsLowe’s plans to hire more than 50,000 workers nationwide in the spring. Lowe's hired about 90,000 workers to permanent positions over the last year.

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Boston Red Sox make Marwin Gonzalez signing official; designate Marcus Walden for assignmentAs far as Gonzalez goes, as I alluded to above this has been known about for a few weeks now so there's not a whole lot new to share.

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WATCH: 'I think we're going to surprise some people,' Red Sox President Sam Kennedy saysCopyright 2020 Sunbeam Television. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.).

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Tiger Woods faces hard recovery from serious injuries in car crashIn a career filled with remarkable comebacks, Tiger Woods faces his toughest recovery of all.

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Woods faces hard recovery from serious injuries in car crashIn a career filled with remarkable comebacks, Tiger Woods faces his toughest recovery of all.

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Biden orders a review of US supply chains for vital goodsWASHINGTON  President Joe Biden signed an executive order Wednesday intended to boost manufacturing jobs by strengthening U.S. supply chains for advanced batteries, pharmaceuticals, cri...

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WATCH: Shocking video shows brazen daylight shooting on busy road in CantonCanton police released a new video of what they described as a "disgusting" and "targeted" shooting that took place on a busy roadway over the weekend.

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Massachusetts coronavirus vaccine rollout: More than 1.5 million shots givenMassachusetts health officials on Wednesday reported that more than 42,000 coronavirus vaccine doses were given in Massachusetts during the most recent day of vax data, as the state's total shot count surpassed 1.5 million.

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White Nationalist Gets Prison Over Rape Threat, ExtortionA self-proclaimed white nationalist was sentenced Wednesday to nearly three-and-a-half years in federal prison for threatening to rape the wife of a man who was part of a separate racist group that he believed was harassing him.

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WATCH: Veteran Xander Bogaerts says he's hoping to lead Red Sox back to playoffsCopyright 2020 Sunbeam Television. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.).

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FDA says single-dose shot from J&J prevents severe COVIDWASHINGTON  Johnson and Johnsons single-dose vaccine offers strong protection against severe COVID-19, according to an analysis released Wednesday by U.S. regulators that sets...

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Boston Celtics release 2nd half season scheduleOut of Boston's five road games scheduled during the home-heavy month of April, four will come against teams currently boasting a top-10 winning percentage in the Denver Nuggets , Portland Trail Blazers , Los Angeles Lakers , and Nets.

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Man injured, dog killed after rollover crash in PelhamA 30-year-old Manchester, N.H. man was hospitalized and a dog was killed following a rollover crash in Pelham shortly after midnight on Wednesday.Â.

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Mass. reports 1,788 new COVID-19 cases, 60 new deathsThe state also reported 875 hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Here's the data reported Wednesday, Feb.

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Massachusetts Reports 1,788 New COVID Cases, 60 Additional DeathsThe Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,788 new confirmed COVID cases and 60 additional deaths in the state on Wednesday.

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Wyc Grousbeck: Boston Celtics sticking with Brad Stevens and Danny Ainge"They're our guys and we're sticking with them, and it's not even a question in my mind." Wyc Grousbeck tells @FelgerAndMazz he's very happy with Brad Stevens and Danny Ainge.

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Mass. Confirms 1,788 New COVID Cases, 60 DeathsMassachusetts health officials reported 1,788 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 60 more deaths on Wednesday.

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Palm Beach County refuses to lower flags for Rush LimbaughRon DeSantis on Wednesday, refusing to lower its courthouse flags to half-staff in honor of the late conservative broadcaster Rush Limbaugh - a move that the governor's office called "petty."

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Premiere: "Templates for Limitless Fields of Grass" by Ben CosgroveAt over 10 minutes long, implementing only two chords "Templates for Limitless Fields of Grass" might be an odd choice for a single.

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CIA nominee pledges to provide 'unvarnished' intelligenceWASHINGTON — President Joe Biden's nominee to run the CIA told lawmakers Wednesday that he would keep politics out of the job and deliver “unvarnished” intelligence to politicians and policymakers even if they don't want to hear it.

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Postmaster General Louis DeJoy apologizes again for slow mailCNN)  Postmaster General Louis DeJoy apologized on Wednesday for slow mail during the peak holiday season, deeming it unacceptable. I apologize to those customers who felt...

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Johnson and Johnson Says It Could Have 20 Million Single-Dose Vaccine Units By End Of MarchWe speak about what this means with Dr. Dan Barouch, the director of the Center for Virology and Vaccine Research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

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Johnson and Johnson Vaccine Inches Closer To Being Authorized For Emergency UsePlus, we're joined by three Black professionals whose work is focused on public service.

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Checking In On Eating Disorders, During A PandemicWe speak with Stuart Koman, president and CEO of Walden Behavioral Care in Waltham.

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The Black History And Culture Of Martha's VineyardWe revisit a trip that Radio Boston's Paris Alston took to Martha's Vineyard in 2019.

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Being Black In Boston's Public SectorWe have been having a series of conversations this month on Radio Boston about what it's like to live and work in our communities if you're Black.

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Boston Celtics at Atlanta Hawks Game #32 2/24/21The Celtics close out their road trip with their third game in 7 days against the Hawks.

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Ex-Mass. lawmaker pleads guilty to illegal use of campaign fundsDavid Nangle, center, leaves the federal court on Feb. 18, 2020, in Boston. –Tanner Stening / MassLive.com via AP.

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Dunkin' Avocado Toast, Spring Menu ReleasedDunkin' - home of Munchkins, Coolatas and Snackin' Bacon - announced Wednesday that it has added avocado toast to its menu.

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Former Mass. high school head football coach says his firing was a violation of free speechBOSTON — A former Massachusetts high school head football coach has filed a federal lawsuit against three school administrators claiming that his termination was a violation of his First Amendment rights after he expressed concerns about the suitability of “coursework on politics, race, gender equality, and diversity” for seventh...

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Mass. reports 433,593 people have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19Overall, 1,084,888 people have received the first dose of the available vaccines. Here's the data for Wednesday, Feb.

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Democrats now at odds over whether to immediately seek postmaster general's ousterTo Democrats last year, he was the ultimate boogeyman: Louis DeJoy, the man they believed mounted a brazen campaign to slow down the mail and thwart Joe Biden's presidential hopes.

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How Much Snow Did We Get in New England This Winter?We turned a big corner on winter this week with Wednesday's beautiful weather. It's the warmest sunny day since before Christmas.

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What's shaking, Dorchester? Seafood, if board approvesThe Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let the owner of a Roslindale restaurant that specializes in shaken seafood in a bag expand into Dorchester by taking over a Vietnamese seafood place on Dorchester Avenue that closed due to Covid-19 last year.

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Baker, Head of Mass. Vaccine Site to Testify First in COVID Vaccine Rollout HearingWhen the Massachusetts Legislature's COVID-19 and Emergency Management and Preparedness Committee holds its vaccine rollout oversight hearing on Thursday, Gov.

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TRIGGER WARNING: Publishing Hatemail From Our Readers, To UsNo really tho, TW for homophobia, anti-semitism, racism, misogyny, violence.

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Nurses at Massachusetts hospital set strike datePatients will be cared for by qualified replacement nurses, according to management at St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester.

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As apartments go up around him, owner of convenience store on VFW Parkway in West Roxbury seeks to add full liquor stock to his beer and wineThe owner of Marino's Market on VFW Parkway, next to Al Wadi on VFW Parkway, finds out tomorrow if the Boston Licensing Board will let him expand his current beer and wine offerings to harder beverages.

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BPR Full Show: Just Another Day at the OfficeToday on Boston Public Radio: Jonathan Gruber weighs in on the debate over President Biden's pledge to raise the federal minimum wage to $15.

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Massachusetts House speaker backs making mail-in voting permanentHouse Speaker Ronald Mariano told lawmakers Wednesday night the chamber will move to extend the state's expanded voting-by-mail law until at least through June, with the goal of making it permanent after voters embraced it during Massachusetts's record-setting elections last fall.

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Massachusetts makes changes to vaccine website as more appointments open"We certainly expect the site's performance tomorrow to be significantly better."

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Long vacant Persian restaurant on Beacon Hill could be reborn as an American bistroThe Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let the owners of Lala Rokh, which closed in 2018, sell their 97 Mt. Vernon St. location and its liquor license to Kristin Jenkins, an antiques dealer who hopes to open a "neighborhood American bistro." Read more.

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Celtics Schedule 2020-21: Dates, Start Times, Opponents for Second HalfThe Celtics' schedule for the remainder of the 2020-21 season has been released. Check out a printable, downloadable version here.

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Educators, others critical of Baker's plan to reopen schools this springAnother surprise announcement without any consultation from school districts and municipalities.""

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CVS to offer COVID-19 vaccine in additional retail pharmacies in Massachusetts, Rhode Island20 additional clinics will open across Massachusetts and Rhode Island this week.

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Celtics Second Half Schedule 2021: C's Remain Road Warriors After All-Star BreakCeltics insider Chris Forsberg breaks down the second half of Boston's schedule for the 2020-21 regular season.

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Best Chowder in BostonGo with the local favorites including Neptune Oyster, Row 34, The Barking Crab and more!

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Bedford VA Hospital Offers COVID Vaccinination Appointments to VeteransThe VA Bedford Health Care System in Massachusetts will begin offering COVID-19 vaccine shots to all veterans enrolled in VA health care starting later this week.

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How to Register for COVID Vaccine in Massachusetts: Charlie Baker Update 50,000 New Appointments Available ThursdayGov. Charlie Baker was set to tour a newly-opened vaccination site at the Natick Mall and provide an update on the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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Former Top Massachusetts Latin Kings Leader Pleads GuiltyAngel Roldan, 35, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to conduct enterprise affairs through a pattern of racketeering activity, more commonly referred to as RICO conspiracy, according to a statement from the U.S. attorney's office in Boston.

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Mariano supports making expanded vote-by-mail permanent in MassachusettsHouse Speaker Ronald Mariano is joining the push on Beacon Hill to make the state's pandemic-era expansion of vote-by-mail permanent.

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Nurses at Worcester Hospital Set Strike DateNurses at a Massachusetts hospital have given notice that they plan to strike early next month unless management agrees to boost staffing to better protect patients during the coronavirus pandemic and after it ends, according to the nurses' union.

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Small Plane Crashes, Flips off Runway in New Hampshire, 2 on Board UnhurtA small plane crashed off the runway at an airfield in North Hampton, New Hampshire, and the two people on board weren't hurt, authorities said Wednesday.

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Bostonians could vote this fall on whether Eversource should be allowed to build a substation in East BostonA group of East Boston residents have asked the city for a non-binding referendum this fall calling on Eversource to move a substation proposed for East Eagle Street on Chelsea Creek someplace else, like Logan Airport.

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Toddler Found at NH Truck Stop Died of Fentanyl, Police Say; 2 ArrestedThree months after her death at a truck stop in New Hampshire, police have announced what killed a nearly 2-year-old toddler and that two people have been arrested in the case.

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Massachusetts man, juvenile accused of selling drugs out of Maine hotelSCARBOROUGH – A man and a juvenile are facing drug charges after police say they found $120,000 worth of fentanyl inside their hotel room in Scarborough on Tuesday.

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Terrier Hockey Talk: February 24, 2021In the seventh edition of Terrier Hockey Talk, the Boston Hockey Blog examines the good and the bad from the men’s team’s overtime comeback against UConn last weekend, as well as the women’s success in The Battle of Comm Ave.

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New Massachusetts program trains domestic violence victims, advocates in financial literacyWhen people think of domestic violence, they typically don't think of financial abuse. But a new program has trained victims' advocates - some survivors themselves - in financial literacy so that they can better help the people they serve.

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LIST: New Regional Collaboratives Announced To Boost COVID Vaccination Efforts In MassachusettsBaker said regional sites "have proven to be very effective at delivering vaccines." They must be able to vaccinate at least 750 people per day, 5 days a week; administer at least 85% of doses they receive and be open to everyone in the state.

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How Much Snow Are We Getting on Thursday? Massachusetts Snowfall TotalsWe are in a February thaw, as most of New England stayed above freezing Tuesday night, making this the warmest sunny morning since clouds...

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Help Make Mamaleh's Brookline HappenThe Mamaleh’s peeps are branching out to Brookline’s Washington Square and you can help them get there through their freshly launched crowdfunding campaign.

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Hospitals in Massachusetts Allowed to Resume COVID VaccinationsTwo major health care providers in Massachusetts said Wednesday they would begin offering limited COVID-19 vaccination shots to their patients after the state reportedly decided to allow hospitals to rejoin the vaccination effort.

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Hate the Cold? 5 Tips to Crush Your Outdoor Winter WorkoutDoes the cold weather and snowy streets keep you from crushing outdoor workouts in the winter?

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Plans filed for condos that would help pay to re-open Doyle's in Jamaica PlainWatermark Development has filed its plans with the BPDA to re-open a renovated Doyle's Cafe with rooftop dining, condos and a market on Washington Street in Jamaica Plain.

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Where to Get Fried Chicken for TakeoutThese excellent purveyors of fried chicken are currently offering takeout and/or delivery.

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Celtics' starting five continues to show signs of lifeAmid a second straight defeat, Boston's starting unit is proving to be a source of optimism.

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Drunken driving charge against Bruce Springsteen droppedThe government dropped drunken driving and reckless driving charges against Bruce Springsteen on Wednesday stemming from an incident in November, admitting that the rocker's blood-alcohol level was so low that it didn't warrant the charges.

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800 nurses at Tenet Massachusetts hospital to strike March 8The 800 registered nurses at Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare's St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester, Mass., plan to strike March 8 over staffing and patient care, according to hospital and union statements.

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10 Takeaways from how the Boston Celtics fell under.500Boston is under.500 this late in the season for the first time since 2015.

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Residents Freak Out Over Exit RenumberingPhoto: Seriously, I think we might pay money to see this across Eastern Mass. Doesn't matter if you say "Tra-pello" or "Trap-below" - you should already know which street to use Effort to convert exit numbers to Roman numerals and text to Cyrillic gaining momentum but not expected to succeed February 24th, 2021 - Waltham,&.

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2 workers killed in ‘tragic incident' at construction site in BostonThe exact timeline of events remains under investigation, according to Boston police.

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Could Buccaneers Work Out Tom Brady Extension This Offseason?Could we see a contract extension for Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady this offseason? The Tampa Bay general manager responded Tuesday.

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State reverses, allows some Massachusetts hospitals to schedule coronavirus vaccine appointments againFifteen hospitals and health care systems will be able to resume scheduling new appointments for coronavirus vaccines after the state reversed course on its decision to slash their supply.

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Patriots Want Kraft, Belichick Emails Sealed in Court Case: ReportThe Patriots reportedly are fighting to keep an email exchange between Robert Kraft and Bill Belichick private in a lawsuit involving former assistant Bret...

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State reverses, allows some Massachusetts hospitals to schedule coronavirus vaccine appointments againFifteen hospitals and health care systems will be able to resume scheduling new appointments for coronavirus vaccines after the state reversed course on its decision to slash their supply.

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Watch Live: Charlie Baker to give coronavirus vaccine update after touring Natick Mall vaccination siteGov. Charlie Baker is in Natick today for his coronavirus update.

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Dunkin' adds Avocado Toast to menuCanton-based coffee king Dunkin' is adding a new menu item notorious for emptying the wallets of millennials: Avocado Toast.Â.

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Peabody police continuing to investigate 'loud noises' from Tuesday"I actually thought something was coming through my house."

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Election roundup: Campbell talks major BPD changes, Teamsters, Rushing endorse Wu; Barros gets ready to runThe Globe reports that Andrea Campbell is considering far more substantive changes at BPD than we've seen of late, including a $50-million reallocation of BPD funds to "public health, economic justice, and youth development" and the elimination of the BPD gang and bicycle units.

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Here's How to Fix the Broken Boston Celtics After Another Ugly LossThe Celtics clearly have some serious issues. But how best to solve them? Chris Forsberg examines how to cure the ailing Celtics after their latest...

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Bruins' Jeremy Lauzon out with broken handThe Bruins announced they will be without defenseman Jeremy Lauzon for at least a month after he suffered a broken hand in the Bs 7-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers at Lake Tahoe on Sunday.

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Boston Red Sox 2021 Preview: Can Darwinzon Hernandez bring down his walk rate?Hernandez strikes out a lot of batters, but he also walks a lot of batters.

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Tips for scoring a Massachusetts coronavirus vaccine appointmentThe mad dash to score a vaccine appointment will once again test the state's webmasters today.

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2021 Red Sox Preview: Can Depth Emerge Behind Team's Two Best Players?John Tomase's breakdown of the 2021 Red Sox' roster begins with a look at the infield, where Xander Bogaerts and Rafael Devers are Boston's...

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Live updates: The latest news on the coronavirus pandemic in MassachusettsEmployees of a cleaning company arrive at a former Circuit City in Dartmouth Monday morning, two days before Curative was slated to transform it into a mass vaccination site.

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Jeremy Lauzon will be out a month with a broken handThe Bruins announced this morning that defenseman Jeremy Lauzon will miss at least four weeks after undergoing surgery for a broken hand.

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One year without exams isn't enough to peel away the racism inherent at the exam schools, BLA senior saysBoston Parents Schoolyard News posts a copy of the essay Khymani James wrote as part of his application to Columbia.

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Tanden facing new hurdles after Senate panels delay meetingsWASHINGTON  President Joe Bidens choice of Neera Tanden to lead the White House budget office faced new hurdles Wednesday after two Senate committees postponed consideration of h...

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Boston police: Two pedestrians struck on High Street, life-threatening injuriesTwo pedestrians suffered life-threatening injuries Wednesday morning when they were struck by a vehicle, Boston police said.

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Massachusetts hospital to lay off 151 after saleThe outgoing owners of Providence Behavioral Health Hospital in Holyoke, Mass., are laying off the hospital's 151 employees, effective April 20, according to MassLive.

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Massachusetts health system gets $800K in anonymous bitcoin donationsAn anonymous donor recently made two bitcoin donations, each worth about $400,000, to Hyannis, Mass.-based Cape Cod Healthcare, The Boston Globe reported Feb.

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Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, and the burden of being All-StarsAfter being named All-Stars, the Celtics stars couldn't do enough to pull out a win in Dallas.

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Biden to order a review of US supply chains for vital goodsWASHINGTON  President Joe Biden is preparing to sign an executive order to review U.S. supply chains for large-capacity batteries, pharmaceuticals, critical minerals and semiconductors...

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Signs suggest Massachusetts is closing in on some fans returning to stadiumsThe New England Patriots anticipate fans in the stands in MA during football season.

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Downeaster could see more trips to Boston by summerPORTLAND, Maine — A movement is afoot to move the train station in Maines largest city and add more trips to Boston.

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Massachusetts coronavirus vaccine rollout: More than 1.5 million shots givenMassachusetts health officials on Wednesday reported that more than 42,000 coronavirus vaccine doses were given in Massachusetts during the most recent day of vax data, as the state's total shot count surpassed 1.5 million.

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High Street downtown shut as police investigate accident involving workers in a trenchPolice have shut off High Street between Oliver Street and Purchase Street. First responders initially focused on a truck parked near the Panera at the corner of High and Purchase - and two workers in a trench.

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Ghana 1st nation to receive coronavirus vaccines from COVAXACCRA, Ghana  Ghana received the worlds first delivery of coronavirus vaccines from the United Nations-backed COVAX initiative on Wednesday  the long-awaited start for a p...

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Construction Accident Boston: 2 Injured in Trench CollapseEmergency crews are at the scene of what is being described as an active technical rescue at what appears to be some sort of construction site in Boston on Wednesday morning.

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Massachusetts man pleads guilty to raping teen girlWORCESTER, Mass. — A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison after pleading guilty to raping a teenage girl on multiple occasions, authorities say.

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South Boston aesthetic comes to Hyde Park in new residential building proposed for Hyde Park AvenueA Framingham developer has filed plans for a five-story, 42-unit residential building at the corner of Hyde Park Avenue and American Legion Highway.

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Massachusetts Reports 1,788 New COVID Cases, 60 Additional DeathsBOSTON — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,788 new confirmed COVID cases and 60 additional deaths in the state on Wednesday.

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1,788 new COVID-19 cases, 60 additional deaths reported in Mass.The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported an additional 1,788 confirmed COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the statewide total to 543,696 since the start of the pandemic.

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Boston Red Sox Podcast: Teeing up the springIn this episode Jake and Keaton break down recent transactions and what to look for at Spring Training.

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BONUS: Tent City50 years ago this week, residents of one Boston neighborhood carried out an act of civil disobedience, bringing attention to the city's need for affordable housing.

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FDA says J&J 1-dose shot prevents COVID; final decision soonWASHINGTON  Johnson and Johnsons single-dose vaccine protects against COVID-19, according to an analysis by U.S. regulators Wednesday that sets the stage for a final decision o...

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As New York Hockey Fans Turn Out, Baker Says a€˜Stay Tuned' For BostonFans will get to watch the Boston Bruins play in person for the first time since pre-pandemic days on Thursday, Friday and Sunday, but it's unlikely that many of them will be Bruins fans.

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How Do I Sign Up for COVID Vaccine in Massachusetts? Charlie Baker UpdateGov. Charlie Baker was set to tour a newly-opened vaccination site at the Natick Mall and provide an update on the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Wednesday, amid ongoing criticism of his rollout of the vaccination process.

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Topic: How do the Boston Celtics fix this season?Share your constructive ideas in the comments below.

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What are your thoughts on the Reverse Retro jerseys after seeing them in action?This was almost certainly the case when it came to your opinion on the Bruins' new gold jersey, their entry in the "Reverse Retro" series.

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OTM Open Thread 2/24: It is WednesdayHappy Wednesday everyone. Just like yesterday, we are over here waiting for the Marwin Gonzalez deal to become official and to see how they make room on the 40-man for that.

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Fall II volleyball learns from first fall session, makes rules modificationsWith the knowledge gained from a Fall I campaign in the books, the Fall II volleyball season that got underway this week will look a little different, much to the relief of the MIAA Volleyball Committee that met Tuesday morning.

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MassDevelopment hires new staff in leadership spotsA respected state agency focused on the continuous economic growth of multiple communities announced new additions to its executive family.

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Fourth quarter defense fails again for Celtics in loss against the MavericksDoes it though? It was yet another end of third and fourth quarter collapse brought on by lack of focus and ability to close out games.

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Massachusetts home sales remain robust in January"The red-hot housing market showed no signs of cooling in January," said Tim Warren, CEO of The Warren Group, in a statement.

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Cult Case Files: An IntroductionIt all started with that damn list. At this point in my life, I know that I should be above getting all...

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Boston Red Sox News: J.D. Martinez, Tanner Houck, Jarren DuranEarly spring training means it's time to catch up with some players for the first time on the season.

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2 hard-hit cities, 2 diverging fates in vaccine rollout Massachusetts workers City Family residentsTwo predominantly Latino cities in neighboring states have had diverging fates in the global rollout of the coronavirus vaccine.

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Reopening Schools: Unions Push Back on Move to Bring Mass. Students Back to SchoolsTeachers unions are pushing back against a move to get students back into the classroom full time at Massachusetts schools.

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CVS to offer COVID-19 vaccine in additional retail pharmacies in Massachusetts, Rhode IslandWOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health said Wednesday that it will make the coronavirus vaccine available for eligible residents in 20 additional retail pharmacy locations in Massachusetts and Rhode Island effective immediately through its federal partnership.

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Protecting Kids on Social Media During the Digital AgeWhen I was pregnant, I made the decision to minimize my child's exposure on my social media pages.

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Boston Latin's unprecedented week of successBoston Latin spent the first month of the winter season wondering if it was even going to have one.

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