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New measurements show moon has hazardous radiation levelsCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Future moon explorers will be bombarded with two to three times more radiation than astronauts aboard the International Space Station, a health hazard that will require thick-walled shelters for protection, scientists reported Friday.

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Ginsburg makes history again, lying in state at CapitolWASHINGTON  The late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lay in state Friday at the U.S. Capitol, the first woman so honored in America, making history again as she had throughout...

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Voters struggling with witness rules in early votingAs the pandemic prompts a surge in voting by mail, voters in a handful of states, including the presidential battlegrounds of North Carolina and Wisconsin, are facing a requirement that already is tripping up thousands - the need to have a witness sign their ballot envelope.

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Condos proposed for Hawthorne Street in Roxbury, in project that would preserve and reuse historic neighboring churchHistoric Boston, Inc. yesterday filed plans with the BPD to build a three-story, 14-unit condo building on Hawthorne Street in Roxbury, behind the currently empty St. James African Orthodox Church on Cedar Street, which the group would renovate into commercial space after completing the condos.

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It's Time For Boston's Best Five To Step UpWhile it wasn't perfect, it was better than what we had seen.

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Couple Charged With Killing Missing NH Man Allegedly Shot Over AffairA man from Jaffrey, New Hampshire, has been charged with capital murder in the death of a man authorities say had been having an affair with his wife.

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Terror probe opened after 2 stabbed in Paris; 2 arrestsFrench terrorism authorities are investigating a double-stabbing outside the former Paris offices of a satirical newspaper where a dozen people were killed in 2015, and two suspects have been arrested in Friday's violence, authorities said.

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Judge says 2020 census must continue for another monthORLANDO, Fla.  A federal judge has stopped the 2020 census from finishing at months end and suspended a year-end deadline for delivering the numbers needed to decide how many sea...

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COVID outbreak at Boston hospital grows to 19 known casesThis outbreak is not impacting any other areas of the hospital or our outpatient clinics.""

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Biden's push for unity faces test with Supreme Court fightFrom the opening of his third presidential bid, Joe Biden has argued that he is in a unique position to mend a fractured nation and work - even with Republicans - to "unify the country" into some semblance of consensus.

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Walsh sounding like he's running for re-election, but won't just come out and say it yetAt a press conference today, a reporter asked Mayor Walsh for his comments on City Councilor Andrea Campbell's announcement that she's running for his job in next year's election.

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Indoor Visits Begin at Mass. Nursing Homes FridayIndoor visits resumed at nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Massachusetts Friday with restrictions in place.

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The Latest: Barber: Justice for Taylor should lead to votingLOUISVILLE, Ky.  The Latest on a grand jurys decision not to indict police officers on criminal charges directly related to Breonna Taylors death.

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Walsh asks for peaceful protests, cautions National Guard will 'be around' just in caseMayor Walsh told people heading to Nubian Square for a planned Breonna Taylor protest at 6 p.m.

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Two Criminally Charged in Soldiers' Home OutbreakIn what she described as the first case in the country involving criminal charges linked to long-term care facility deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic, Attorney General Maura Healey announced Friday that two top leaders at the Holyoke Soldiers' Home will be arraigned for their role in a fatal outbreak there.

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Cam Newton New England PatriotsWay back in 2011, or a lifetime ago as far as the National Football League is concerned, Cam Newton obliterated records upon his debut with the Carolina Panthers.

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2 charged for handling of coronavirus outbreak at Holyoke Soldiers' HomeBOSTON — Two former leaders of a Massachusetts home for aging veterans where nearly 80 people sickened by the coronavirus died have been criminally charged for their handling of the outbreak, the state’s attorney general said Friday.

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Biden's low-key campaign style worries some DemocratsIn this Sept. 23, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a Biden for President Black economic summit at Camp North End in Charlotte, N.C. The final stretch of a presidential campaign is typically a nonstop mix of travel, caffeine and adrenaline.

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Massive Suffolk Downs Development Approved by BostonOne of the largest private developments in Boston’s history is moving forward after the Boston Planning and Development Agency board early Friday morning approved a master plan to transform Suffolk Downs into a massive mixed-use development with 10,000 homes when built out over the next two decades.

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UN: At least 16 drown in migrant shipwreck off Libya coastDUBAI, United Arab Emirates - At least 16 migrants trying to reach Europe drowned in the Mediterranean Sea when their small dinghy capsized off the coast of Libya, the U.N. migration agency reported Friday, the latest shipwreck to underscore the deadly risks facing those who flee the war-afflicted North African country.

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Donald Trump tweets back at Charlie Baker following election criticismTrump said that the Massachusetts governor was "wrong" about voting by mail. But experts say the president is the one who is misleading.

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Firefighter injured at fire on Rockland Street in RoxburyThe Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 10 Rockland St. in Roxbury around 6:30 p.m.

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Natural gas compressor station gets federal approvalThe approval came less than two weeks after an accident during testing triggered an emergency shutdown.

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Trump camp hopes Mideast pacts translate to Jewish supportJewish American voters have leaned Democratic for decades, but Republicans are hoping the recent steps toward normalized relations between Gulf states and Israel — which Trump vigorously touted earlier this month — bolster his appeal to Jewish voters.

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Boston's inconsistent minutes distributionBrad Stevens likes to mix up who comes off the bench each night. Does this unlock new lineups for the Celtics to catch their opponents off guard or does it keep their own players from finding any rhythm?

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Beautiful Weekend on Tap, But a Change Is on the WayThis may be the last weekend quite like this for the season – Friday through Sunday are all predicted to be in the 70s to around 80, and none of the days are expected to bring significant rain.Â.

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Holyoke Soldiers Home officials to face charges stemming from coronavirus outbreakThis is an excerpt of a story from BostonGlobe.com. Don't have a Globe subscription? Subscribe for just 99 cents.

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Boston Red Sox 2020 Season Recap: The biggest positive of the yearConnor Seabold has yet to make an impact at the major league level but this trade is already off to a great start.

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Morning sports update: Randy Moss shared a story of getting clowned by Bill Belichick in practiceMoss and Tom Brady "destroyed" the next Patriots practice in response to Belichick's motivation.

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Greenway beer garden opens for first time this yearTrillium Brewing announced this morning it's re-opening its beer garden on the Rose Kennedy Greenway at High Street, starting at noon today.

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Brigham and Women's battles coronavirus outbreakNBC Boston reports on a cluster of Covid-19 cases among 19 patients and staffers in two medical / surgical units, with another 420 people awaiting test results.

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How is school going for your child?How is your family handling this unprecedented school year so far?

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Couple charged in death of missing 25-year-old New Hampshire manCONCORD, N.H. — A New Hampshire couple has been arrested in the shooting death of man whose body was found earlier in the week.

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Massachusetts man gets 3 years probation in death of friendThe victim’s father said that the family did not want to see prison time.

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Start Your Day at Miel at the InterContinentalThey say breakfast is the most important meal of the day... so maybe you should leave it up to the professionals at Miel Brasserie at the InterContinental Hotel.

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BPDA approves Suffolk Downs mega-developmentThe BPDA board approved developer HYM's plans to transform the old Suffolk Downs race track over two decades into a new community on the East Boston / Revere line that will ultimately mean 10,000 apartments, condos and single-family homes and enough office, retail and hotel space to provide 25,000 new jobs.

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Trillium Brewing reopens its beer garden on the Greenway on September 25Summer may technically be over, but tell that to Trillium Brewing. The powerhouse brewing company announced that downtown favorite Trillium Garden on the Greenway will return to the Rose Kennedy Greenway at noon on Friday, Sept.

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Trillium Garden on The Greenway Reopens in Downtown BostonA popular beer garden in the heart of Boston has finally opened for the season, according to Boston's Hidden Restaurants.

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Boston Protesters to Call for Justice in Breonna Taylor CaseA protest is planned in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston Friday evening to call for justice for Breonna Taylor, days after it was announced police officers in Kentucky would not face charges in connection to her shooting death.

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A lifelong fight for justice: Local women in law reflect on the impact and legacy Ruth Bader Ginsburg leaves behindThe flag-draped casket of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lies in repose under the Portico at the top of the front steps of the U.S. Supreme Court building on September 24, 2020 in Washington, DC.

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Boston Red Sox Recap: Favorite Moment of 2020It can be anything, as long as it relates to the Red Sox in any way, shape, or form.

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How much is Jake DeBrusk worth to the Bruins, and what will his contract look like?A look at what DeBrusk brings to the team and some contracts signed by comparable players.

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The Celtics' turnover problem will determine whether the team continues their bubble runThe turnovers in Game 4 once again cost the Celtics another game in this series.

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Man dies after being brought to RI fire station with stab woundPROVIDENCE, R.I. — Police in Providence are investigating the citys 12th homicide of the year.

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Police: Convicted felon arrested after being found with large machete, other knives behind NH shopping plazaA convicted felon is facing charges after being found with a large machete and several other knives behind a shopping plaza in Merrimack, New Hampshire early Friday morning, police said.

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Mayor Marty Walsh Provides COVID-19 UpdateBoston Mayor Marty Walsh is scheduled to provide a coronavirus update Friday, just two days after he said the city was in danger of moving into Massachusetts' highest-risk category for COVID-19 transmission.

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Hearing seeks to move protest shooter for trial in WisconsinA 17-year-old accused of killing two protesters days after Jacob Blake was shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, faces a hearing Friday on whether he should be sent to Wisconsin to stand trial on homicide charges that could put him in prison for life.

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China aims to make 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses a yearBEIJING — A Chinese health official said Friday that the country's annual production capacity for coronavirus vaccines will top 1 billion doses next year, following an aggressive government support program for construction of new factories.

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Hotel Rwanda hero admits backing rebels, denies violenceKIGALI, Rwanda — The man portrayed as a hero in the movie ‘Hotel Rwanda’ has admitted in court that he backed a rebel group, but denied that he supported any violence or killings.

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OTM Open Thread 9/25: It is FridayHappy Friday everyone. The Red Sox have just one series left on the schedule before they'll be heading home for the winter.

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Massachusetts Residents Gone Fishing During PandemicFishing license sales have gone up, an increase likely due to COVID-19.

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Judge says 2020 census must continue for another monthORLANDO, Fla. — A federal judge has stopped the 2020 census from finishing at the end of September and ordered the once-a-decade head count of every U.S. resident to continue for another month through the end of October, saying a shortened schedule likely would produce inaccurate results.

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Greta Thunberg and youth climate protests make a returnSTOCKHOLM — Teenage environmental activist Greta Thunberg is back. She joined fellow demonstrators outside the Swedish Parliament on Friday to kick off a day of socially distanced global climate protests.

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Sadie Dupuis: Speedy Ortiz Singer Pushes Side Projects, Haunted Hot Sauce"I really wanted to shift towards merch that feels useful beyond just purely decorative. Certainly with everyone being at home, food merch seems like a fun thing to do."

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Homes temporarily evacuated following gas leak in GeorgetownSome residents had to evacuate their homes due to a gas leak in Georgetown Friday morning.

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AG to Make a€˜Major Announcement' in Holyoke Soldier's Home CaseMassachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey said she will make a "major announcement" Friday about her office's investigation into the COVID-19 outbreak at the Holyoke Soldiers' Home earlier this year.

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Review: Kajillionaire Dir. Miranda JulyAs longtime readers will know, the Hassle believes in the magic of the theatrical experience, and eagerly awaits the day when we can safely return to our local cinemas.

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Homes Evacuated After Gas Leak in GeorgetownHomes were being evacuated in Georgetown, Massachusetts, after a gas leak on Friday morning. Georgetown police responded to the area of Searle and Tenney...

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Trump promotes health care 'vision' but gaps remainCHARLOTTE, N.C. — More than three-and-a-half years into his presidency and 40 days from an election, President Donald Trump on Thursday launched what aides termed a “vision” for health care heavy on unfulfilled aspirations.

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Trump Takes Swipe at Gov. Baker Over Mail-in VotingPresident Donald Trump took to Twitter Friday morning to respond to criticism from Massachusetts Gov.

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Bridge stuck in upright position in Dorchester causes delays on I-93 northA bridge that became stuck in the upright position on Morrisey Boulevard in Dorchester caused significant traffic delays on Friday morning.

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Nyff Review: City Hall Dir. Frederick WisemanHere's a surreal thought that hit me recently: I have not been to Boston in over six months.

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Boston Red Sox News: Alex Verdugo, Nathan Eovaldi, Rafael DeversWhen the season was getting started and the pandemic was still at a high point in this country, one of the main concerns was that MLB would be taking tests from the public.

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Cyr: 'Flares of cases' could re-emerge on Cape CodTransmission rates dropped back down in Barnstable County following a small spike in the summer, and officials in the region are preparing for the likelihood that the trend direction will continue to flip as the weather turns cold.

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AG: Couple facing charges following kidnapping, murder of NH manA couple is facing charges in connection with the kidnapping and fatal shooting of a man who was reported missing in New Hampshire earlier this week.

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Two Men Charged Over Handling of Covid-19 at Massachusetts Veterans' HomeState prosecutors charged the superintendent and former medical director of a veterans' nursing home in Massachusetts with criminal neglect, after an outbreak of Covid-19 at the facility contributed to the deaths of at least 76 residents.

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Chicago 7 revisits 1968 riots, protests and infamous trialWriter-director Aaron Sorkin, the creator and writer of “The West Wing” is gloriously back on his game with Netflix's “The Trial of the Chicago 7.” A dramatization of the political trial of the century of seven men, most of them Vietnam War protesters, accused of conspiring to create a riot in Chicago on the occasion of the...

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Patriots vaunted secondary springs leaks. Is there reason to worry?A better barometer for the Patriots secondary should come this week with Derek Carr and how the unit fares against the Raiders.

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Study shows Massachusetts response to COVID-19 in nursing homes helped stem infection rateA paper just published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found that adherence to infection control processes, especially proper wearing of personal protective equipment and cohorting strategies, such as grouping residents based on their risk of infection or whether they tested positive for COVID-19, was significantly associated...

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Morning Skate: Double dutyThe end of the week is here. Is the end of the season?

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Racism has cost American economy trillionsA new report from Citi reveals that the insidiousness of discrimination degrades us all, and not just in moral terms.

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Misbehaviour earns title as winning political biopicTwo women struggle with cultural expectations, burgeoning efforts to seek gender and racial equality, and their own personal dramas and fears while trying to make the world a better place for those like them.

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Boston Moms Guide to Corn Mazes :: 2020Gather up the family for a fun fall adventure! Wander this way and that as you weave through the intricate designs of corn mazes in the Boston area!

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Two charged in deadly COVID-19 outbreak at Massachusetts veterans' homeReuters) - Two people were indicted for their alleged role in a COVID-19 outbreak at a Massachusetts veterans' home that contributed to the deaths of at least 76 residents, the state's attorney general announced on Friday.

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LX 2048 murky stew of chips, clones and marital strifeMost humans stay at home and prefer to “live” inside virtual-fantasy worlds, wearing their goggles and earphones, socializing virtually, going to virtual schools and taking the drug 001Lithium10.

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Tired Of Cramped Quarters During Pandemic, City Dwellers Move To Western MassachusettsHome buying and selling slowed down in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, but realtors in western Massachusetts say the market has picked up.

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Former Massachusetts veterans home officials charged for handling of coronavirus outbreakBOSTON — Two former leaders of a Massachusetts home for aging veterans where nearly 80 people sickened by the coronavirus died have been criminally charged for their handling of the outbreak, the state’s attorney general said Friday.

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Why Cam Newton is primed for another big game against the RaidersNewton is coming off a stellar performance in Seattle, where he scored three touchdowns and passed for 397 yards.

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2 charged for handling of COVID-19 outbreak at veterans home"We believe this is the first criminal case in the country brought against those involved in nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic," AG Maura Healey told reporters.

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Baker administration stresses importance of in-person learning in low-risk communitiesThe back-to-school season in Massachusetts "is off to a fine start," Gov. Charlie Baker said Thursday as his administration continued its multi-day push around the importance of in-person learning in communities where COVID-19 risks are classified as low.

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Biden's anti-biz agenda would wreck the economyThe Democrats are rewriting history, celebrating the Obama record on the economy as if these were the salad days for America.

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Celtics face another close-out gameGame 5 tonight against Miami marks the Celtics coach’s 10th time in a playoff game with the possibility of being eliminated, including his third in a do-or-die conference finals scenario.

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Appalling and outrageous: Baker slams Trump over transfer of power commentA fired-up Gov. Charlie Baker defended the upcoming November election and slammed President Donald Trump's recent suggestion that he won't commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses.

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A feast of fall movies, on big and small screensSome will see theatrical releases, others head for Amazon and Netflix - still good news for movie fans.

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Two charged in deadly COVID-19 outbreak at Massachusetts veterans' homeTwo people were indicted for their alleged role in a COVID-19 outbreak at a Massachusetts veterans' home that contributed to the deaths of at least 76...

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Former Massachusetts VA Home Officials Indicted In COVID-19 Deaths76 elderly veterans died of COVID-19 after staffing shortages at the Holyoke Soldiers' Home prompted the consolidation of two dementia wards where the virus was prevalent.

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Stoneham Schools Stick to Hybrid Learning Amid Uptick in Coronavirus CasesThe Stoneham School Committee reversed a recent decision to have students learn online, sticking to their original hybrid model despite an uptick in coronavirus cases.

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Ginsburg is first woman to lie in state at US CapitolWASHINGTON — Capping days of commemorations of her extraordinary life, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes the first woman in American history to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol.

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Justice denied for Breonna Taylor and her familyWhy would Breonna fare better than any of the countless other African Americans who have lost their lives at the hands of the police?

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Stoneham public school officials decide to continue hybrid learning after uptick in casesThere had been a learning curve in Stoneham this week as school officials wavered back and forth, trying to decide whether or not to keep students in school after an uptick of coronavirus cases were reported.

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With assists from guitar legends, William Shatner sings the bluesWith his new album, “The Blues, ” Shatner turns a series of blues standards featuring A-list guitar guests into sort of spoken-word stories.

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Letter: Scare tactics have nothing to do with car repairTo the editor: Halloween came early to the Bay State this year. For the past two months, the airwaves have been filled with scary-sounding ads pushing tales of hacking, identity theft and cyber stalking.

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Schwarzenegger shows celebs how it's doneThe former governor of California said Thursday that he offered grants to election officials in nearly 6,000 counties previously covered by the Voting Rights Act, The Hill reported.

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Juvenile hospitalized following shooting in South BostonEmergency crews responding to a reported shooting on Old Colony Avenue around 1:30 a.m. transported the juvenile victim to a Boston-area hospital with injuries, according to Boston police.

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Massachusetts governor activates 1,000 National Guard members to maintain public safety at 'large-scale events'Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday issued an executive order calling for the activation of 1,000 members of the state's National Guard amid protests against this week's grand jury decision to announce no charges in the death of Breonna Taylor.

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Two charged in coronavirus outbreak at veterans' home in MassachusettsSept 25 - Two people were indicted for their alleged role in a COVID-19 outbreak at a Massachusetts veterans' home that contributed to the death of at least 76 residents, the state's attorney general announced on Friday.

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Mastrodonato: Red Sox should think twice before picking up Martin Perez's option for 2021As much as the Red Sox need rotational depth, and proved it this year, why would they commit $6.25 million to the worst starting pitcher in baseball since the start of 2018?

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2 indicted for handling of virus outbreak at Massachusetts veterans home where 76 diedSince March, 76 veterans who contracted COVID-19 at Holyoke Soldiers' Home have died.

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One Person Shot in South BostonA person was shot on Old Colony Avenue near Patterson Street in South Boston just after 1 a.m.

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Bridgewater Library Closes After Employees Report Coronavirus SymptomsThe Bridgewater Public Library is closed Friday after two employees said they showed symptoms of the coronavirus, according to town officials.

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Massachusetts attorney general charges 2 ex-leaders of veterans' home where at least 76 sickened by coronavirus diedUnanimous Senate commits to peaceful transfer of power after Trump refuses.

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Alert: Massachusetts attorney general charges 2 ex-leaders of veterans' home where at least 76 sickened by coronavirus diedIt's 2020, so of course a bus-sized asteroid is passing by today.

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Sunshine, Highs Near 80 Through the WeekendWarm, dry weather will stick around into the weekend. High temperatures will reach the upper 70s and low 80s today, Saturday and Sunday.

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10000-unit Suffolk Downs, largest development in Boston history, approvedThe Boston Planning and Development Agency's board approved the planned redevelopment of the 109-acre Suffolk Downs racetrack site, giving the go-ahead to a two-decade-long project that will add 10,000 apartment and condos to the area.

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Massachusetts woman charged with throwing drink at toddler in road rage incidentA 20-year-old Massachusetts woman was charged with assault after a road rage incident in which she threw her iced coffee and injured a toddler, according to a statement from police.

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Red Sox crushed by Orioles to finish ugly year at Fenway ParkSEPTEMBER 24: Martin Perez #54 of the Boston Red Sox pitches during the fourth inning of the MLB game against the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park on September 24, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Hays, Orioles bash Red Sox 13-1 to avoid last in AL EastJosà Iglesias, Pat Valaika and Austin Hays homered to lead the Baltimore Orioles past the Boston Red Sox 13-1 Thursday night in a struggle for last place in the AL East.

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Boston Red Sox Baltimore Orioles Score: Ending the Fenway slate on the wrong side of a blowoutThat was not exactly the story in the second, to put it mildly. Austin Hays started things off with a double to put a runner into scoring position right away, and he'd move up to third base on a base hit.

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Fall is hereOne tree at the top of Millennium Park in West Roxbury wasn't wasting any time getting ready for fall today.

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Some Mass. Communities Left Behind By Energy Efficiency Program, Study FindsAfter owning her home in Chelsea for more than a decade, Mayra Romero knew something needed to change.

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Danny Woodhead and Peter King disagree over Bill Belichick's latest lookThis is my absolute favorite thing about bill! ” Woodhead wrote in a tweet. “This may be the exact same thing that he was wearing when i met him when i was signed in 2010.”.

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Improvement, not praise on Newton's mind with Raiders nextFOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The past few days have gone exactly as Cam Newton expected them to inside the Patriots' team facility after his first loss as New England's starting quarterback.

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Boston Teachers Union Questions Safety of School Buildings, ClassroomsWith some Boston students set to return to “in-person” learning on October 1st, teachers taking part in a virtual Boston Public schools union meeting reaffirming Thursday they're not happy with the safety of school buildings.

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Emerson College to Go Online in Winter, Hybrid in SpringEmerson College is planning to offer winter term courses online for its undergraduate students, the college announced Thursday.

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Pac-12 votes to have seven-game football season beginning in NovemberThe Pac-12 presidents and chancellors voted Thursday afternoon to attempt a fall football season, the conference announced.

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Boston religious leader calls for justice locally, nationallyA Boston bishop “outraged” over the decision to not charge Kentucky police officers for Breonna Taylor’s death said he’s also very concerned about the local violence and cases that don’t get the same attention.

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At UN, China, Russia and US clash over pandemic responsesUNITED NATIONS  The United States butted heads with China and Russia at the United Nations on Thursday over responsibility for the pandemic that has interrupted the world, trading allegations about who mishandled and politicized the virus in one of the few real-time exchanges among top officials at this years COVID-distanced U.N. General...

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Massachusetts Has Second Fewest Fatal Police Shootings Per Capita, But Minorities Are Over-representedMassachusetts had the second-lowest number of fatal police shootings per capita in the country over the past five years, according to new data released Wednesday from the Washington Post.

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Cam Newton is only thinking about winning right now, not his stats or futureNewton’s impressive passing performance yielded big results for his receivers. Julian Edelman caught eight passes for a career-high 179 yards.

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Charlie Baker, education experts want students in schools before second coronavirus surge strikesState education officials are urging districts with low vial rates to get students back to class for in-person instruction now before a second surge of coronavirus afflicts the state.

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Poll puts Ed Markeys Republican challenger Kevin OConnor 10 points behindRepublican candidate Kevin O'Connor is trailing Sen. Ed Markey by 10 points in a newly released poll, but the first-time candidate says that places him within striking distance of the progressive incumbent.Â.

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Nashua, NH, Adds $1,000 Fine for Stores Serving People Without Masks onNashua, New Hampshire, has tightened its mask mandate, now issuing hefty fines to any businesses that serve customers who aren't wearing a mask.

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Red Sox notes: Long road ahead for injured Chris SaleARed Sox notes: 'Long road ahead' for injured Chris SaleÂ.

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Patriots Cam Newton, Ja'Whaun Bentley react to Breonna Taylor decisionCam Newton and Ja'Whaun Bentley were in meetings Wednesday afternoon when a grand jury decided to indict one of three Louisville police officers involved in the shooting of Breonna Taylor for endangering her neighbors, but not killing her.

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Howie Carr: Pandemic politics can make you feel sickWeekend public-health warning to pro football fans in Massachusetts: If you attempt to watch the Patriots-Raiders game at a restaurant bar Sunday afternoon, you may very well die – of the virus.

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Massachusetts DOC Will Resume In-Person Visits At Prisons Next WeekVisitations at prisons across Massachusetts will be allowed to resume next Monday, according to the state's Department of Correction.

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Families Consider Move to Suburbs Amid Coronavirus PandemicDue to school closures and companies working from home, many families living in and around Boston are now considering a move to the suburbs.

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Cam Newton declines to address future, possible extension in New EnglandNewton is currently playing on a 1-year contract with a base salary of $1.05 million.

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Andrea Campbell begins Boston mayoral run with pitch for greater equityAndrea Campbell touted her Boston roots and focus on racial equity issues in her first day as a mayoral candidate, saying the city hasn't done enough to write wrongs against people of color.

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Obama to join Kamala Harris for 2 Democratic fundraisersSACRAMENTO, Calif. — Former President Barack Obama will join Kamala Harris for a pair of fundraisers next week in support of the Democratic ticket, the pair's first events together since Harris became Joe Biden's running mate.

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Game 57 Gamethread: Red Sox vs. OriolesThe Red Sox have their final game of the year at Fenway tonight as they take on the Orioles with a chance to get a sweep to close out the home schedule.

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Birx: Not considering leaving coronavirus task forceAUBURN, Ala. — White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx on Thursday pushed back against a report that said she was distressed over the direction of the task force and was considering leaving.

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Dozens More Test Positive in Merrimack College Coronavirus OutbreakNearly four dozen additional students living in one residence hall at Merrimack College have tested positive for the coronavirus, the college's president Christopher Hopey confirmed.

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Boston, MA Announces Preparations Ahead of November 3 State ElectionBostons Board of Election Commissioners today certified the City of Bostons plan for early voting sites and ballot dropbox locations for the November 3, 2020, State Election Boston, M...

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Boston University researchers find out how COVID causes fatal COVID-19 lung inflammationCoronavirus suppresses lung cells’ ability to call in the help of the immune system and instead activates an inflammatory pathway, which is what leads to potentially fatal outcomes, Boston University researchers have discovered.

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Boston is using Fenway Park as an early voting site. Here's what to know."I’m grateful for how the Red Sox have stepped forward to help our city during this crisis.”"

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Number of people seeking unemployment insurance still at historically high levelThe number of people seeking unemployment aid increased slightly last week to 870,000 nationally, a historically high number that shows that the coronavirus pandemic continues to impact restaurants, airlines, hotels and many other businesses six months after it hit the U.S.

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Boston mayoral challengers facing uphill battleA potential three-way Boston mayoral race is shaping up between strong candidates — but the challengers have work to do to reshape the dynamics of the race in either of their favor.

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Educators in Grafton Voice Concerns Over Hybrid Learning PlanEducators in one Massachusetts community are voicing their concerns with the district's fall learning plan amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Book Review: ReaganlandA seemingly endless recitation of events.

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Baker activates National Guard members for possible protestsThe order comes as cities prepare for possible protests following the decision not to charge officers for killing Breonna Taylor.

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Baker-Polito administration files bill to honor veterans lost to service-related illnessThe Baker-Polito administration on Thursday filed legislation to create a Medal of Fidelity, which will be presented by the National Guard to the families of Massachusetts veterans who lost their lives to service-related illnesses and injuries.

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Here's what the Raiders are saying about the Patriots"What you saw last week is not probably what you're going to see on game day."

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Heat get chance Friday to oust Celtics, reach NBA FinalsLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The volume of text messages that Miami guard Tyler Herro got after Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals was overwhelming.

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Mohamed Sanu: New England ‘just wasn't a good fit'Veteran wide receiver Mohamed Sanu, who was released by the Patriots earlier this month, said New England “just wasn’t a good fit” for him.

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The Latest: Online teaching for 3 top Michigan universitiesLANSING, Mich.  Leaders of Michigans three biggest research universities say online teaching will likely last for the entire academic year, keeping many students out of classrooms unt...

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WiFi Access Impacting Students Across MassachusettsMany families are struggling to get online as kids start the school year learning remotely.

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Fenway Park approved as early voting place in BostonThe Boston Election Commission is encouraging people to finally get excited about something happening this year at Fenway Park, where Bostonians will be able to cast their early ballots.

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Tampa Bay carries momentum over Dallas into back-to-back Stanley Cup Final gamesThe Dallas Stars have to fix some things in a hurry, or this Stanley Cup Final could be over quickly.

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Heat get chance Friday to oust Celtics, reach NBA Finals"We have to play each possession with the utmost importance, ” Celtics coach Brad Stevens said."

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NH Teen Indicted on Murder Charge in Dad's DeathA New Hampshire teenager has been indicted by a grand jury on a murder charge stemming from the death of his father last year in Antrim, prosecutors said Thursday.

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For softball players, season of ‘shield life' nears an endROSEMONT, Ill.  Cat Osterman can only wonder what the delivery drivers think.

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Fall Foliage 2020: Will New England's Drought Affect Leaf Peeping?With the drought conditions coinciding with Vermont’s treasured foliage season, NECN and NBC10 Boston told Commissioner Mike Snyder of the Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation that some leaf-peepers have asked if the foliage will be impacted.

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Charlie Baker activates National Guard ahead of Breonna Taylor protests in BostonThe day before thousands are expected to march in Nubian Square in memory of Breonna Taylor, Gov.

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What NFL experts are saying about Sunday's Patriots-Raiders gameThe Patriots look to bounce back after losing to the Seahawks. –AP Photo / Elaine Thompson.

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To better their offense, Celtics must get Jayson Tatum in the middle of the courtAgainst Miami's vaunted zone defense and even when guarded man-to-man, Jayson Tatum's bag would run deep if Boston could get him in the mid-post more consistently.

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What will it mean if Boston shifts into the red zone?"We’re not going to set a panic off right now with the increase in numbers, but we are seeing a little bit of a trend going up."

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Boston Red Sox Baltimore Orioles Lineup: The Last Home GameOn the mound for the O's is Alex Cobb. Once on track for a nice future with the Tampa Bay Rays, Cobb has seen his fortunes and health fall apart and his life shift to Baltimore.

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Indoor dining restrictions to be eased in New HampshireTrish and John Portanova dine inside at the La Carreta restaurant in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on Monday, June 15, 2020.

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Massachusetts drought conditions are worsening, 'extreme' in southeastern part of stateAs rain continues to miss much of Massachusetts, drought conditions are worsening in parts of the Bay State, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.

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Facebook removes Russian networks tied to intelligence services that interfered in 2016 electionThe networks focused their efforts in numerous nations in Europe and Asia, with relatively little reach among U.S. audiences.

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Maine businesses already seeing effects of Massachusetts travel exemptionIt's been months since people from Massachusetts were allowed to freely come to Maine without enduring a 14-day quarantine or getting a negative test for COVID-19.

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Watch live: BPDA considers massive Suffolk Downs redevelopmentThe project proposes 10,000 apartments and condominiums amid over 10.5 million square feet of development at the site of the former racetrack.

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Phelps weighs in on cats and racismThose who know me well enough know of my love for cats. We have had at least one feline friend in our home for 28 years, most of that time we’ve had two, and for a short time we had three.

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Rejecting Trump, both parties' leaders see orderly electionPresident Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the election drew swift blowback Thursday from both parties in Congress, and lawmakers were already turning to unprecedented steps to ensure he can't ignore the vote of the people.

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Here's what to expect from Friday's weather forecastFriday will feature plenty of sunshine and high temperatures in the upper 70s to low 80s, according to forecasters.

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Politics mixes with law as Trump closes in on court pickWASHINGTON  President Donald Trump is infusing deliberations over his coming nomination of a new Supreme Court justice with political meaning as he aims to maximize the benefit before N...

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Ticker: Gas company to provide $10M in grants to nonprofits; United launches COVID test pilot programThe charitable arm of the gas company blamed for a series of natural gas explosions and fires in Massachusetts two years ago said Thursday it will provide $10 million to support nonprofits in the three communities affected by the disaster.

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3 accused of creating 'man cave' under Grand Central TerminalNEW YORK — Three railroad workers have been suspended for turning a storage room under New York’s Grand Central Terminal into an unauthorized “man cave” with a television, a refrigerator, a microwave and a futon couch, officials said Thursday.

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Hot Property: Sophisticated South End townhomeThe magic of New England fall is here and even as buyers are flocking to the Cape or suburbs, there’s still something about strolling through Boston on a crisp day, coffee in hand, that still makes city digs alluring.

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Nostalgia on display as Jon Gruden, Raiders visit PatriotsFOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Jon Gruden still thinks it was a fumble. It’s been nearly two decades since the Raiders coach walked out of a...

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Evel Knievel's son suing Disney over 'Toy Story 4' characterEvel Knievel's son is on a collision course with the Walt Disney Co. and Pixar over a movie daredevil character named Duke Caboom.Â.

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Boston City Councilor Andrea Campbell Is Running For MayorPlus, how the news that none of the officers involved will be charged over Breonna Taylor's killing is reverberating in Boston.

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Local Reaction To The Decision Not To Charge The Officers Who Killed Breonna TaylorMuch of the nation is reeling from the news that the officers who killed 26 year-old Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky this spring will not be charged.

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Gov. Baker And Schools: Sixteen Districts Under Pressure To Return To In-Person LearningWe hear from Watertown's Superintendent Dede Galdston, and from WBUR's Max Larkin.

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Boston City Councilor Andrea Campbell On Why She's Running For MayorAfter hinting at the decision last week, Councilor Campbell - whose district includes parts of Dorchester, Mattapan, Roslindale and Jamaica Plain - made it official in a video released Thursday morning.

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Charlie Baker administration to allow indoor visits at nursing homes amid coronavirus pandemicAfter several months of families unable to meet with loved ones inside Massachusetts nursing homes amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Baker administration said it will now allow people to enter nursing homes for indoor visits.

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Patriots-Raiders injury report: Josh Jacobs sits again, Kyle Dugger limitedThe Patriots and Raiders both made changes to their injury reports from Wednesday.

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Trump promoting health care 'vision' in swing state NCPresident Donald Trump speaks to members of the press on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Sept.

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Many more likely sought US jobless aid as layoffs persistThe U.S. government will provide its latest snapshot Thursday of the pace of layoffs, which have remained elevated but have been declining as some sectors of the economy have rebounded in the six months since the viral pandemic erupted.

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United Airlines becomes first U.S. airline to launch COVID-19 pilot testing program for travelersUnited Airlines has become the first U.S. airline to launch a COVID-19 pilot testing program for travelers that could make it easier for them to manage quarantine requirements and entry conditions of popular destinations around the world.

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Mohamed Sanu says Patriots weren't a good fit, prefers 49ers cultureSanu played 21% of offensive snaps in his 49ers debut last Sunday.

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Massachusetts coronavirus deaths increase by 15, cases up 455, positive test rate remains lowMassachusetts health officials on Thursday reported 15 new coronavirus deaths and 455 new cases, while the Bay State's average positive test rate held steady at 0.8%.

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Mass. reports 15 new COVID-19 deaths, 455 new casesThe Massachusetts coronavirus data, Thursday, Sept.

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BPR Full Show 9/24/20: Love and PowerToday on Boston Public Radio Suffolk County DA Rachel Rollins weighed in on Wednesday's ruling on the Louisville, Ky.

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Ex-eBay workers to plead guilty to sending spiders to Massachusetts bloggersFour former employees of eBay are scheduled to plead guilty in Boston federal court for "participating in a cybertsalking campaign which targeted a Massachusetts couple," according to a tweet by the U.S. Attorney's Office of Massachusetts.

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Boston Celtics daily links 9/24/20All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place.

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Mass. Teen Accused of Stealing, Crashing BMW in SudburyA Massachusetts teenager is accused of stealing a luxury car from a Sudbury dealership Thursday morning and then speeding past an officer before crashing through a guardrail and landing in a small stream, according to police.

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Gas company to provide $10M in grants to Merrimack Valley nonprofitsThe charitable arm of the gas company blamed for a series of natural gas explosions and fires in Massachusetts two years ago said Thursday it will provide $10 million to support nonprofits in the three communities affected by the disaster.

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Jimmy Garoppolo's injury may reveal a flaw with NFL officials' face masksJimmy Garoppolo's high-ankle sprain Sunday is worth revisiting, not to actually analyze his health, but rather the NFL's safety measures regarding officials' face coverings.

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Baker Activates National GuardGov. Charlie Baker signed an order Thursday activating 1,000 members of the Massachusetts National Guard due to possible protests and demonstrations.

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Maine coronavirus rates remain low; schools get aidPORTLAND, Maine — The coronavirus hospitalization and positivity rates in Maine remain well below national averages despite recent outbreaks in the southern part of the state.

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Mass. Reports 455 More Cases, 15 New DeathsMassachusetts reported 455 new confirmed coronavirus cases Thursday and an additional 15 deaths. There have now been 9,150 confirmed deaths and 126,863 cases,...

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The Herro RulesThe Heat rookie is carrying their offense, so stopping him may be the key to getting back in this series.

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Paul Reville: Fixing The Distance Learning Equity ProblemPaul Reville, former Massachusetts education secretary, spoke with Boston Public about how Massachusetts schools, both K-12 and higher ed, are handling reopening during the pandemic.

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Woman allegedly throws iced coffee into car during road rage incidentA 20-year-old woman is facing criminal charges after she allegedly threw an iced coffee into a car during a road rage incident, hitting a 2-year-old and cutting his face, in Barnstable.

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Quarantine ordered for 2,500 students at elite Swiss schoolLAUSANNE, Switzerland  Swiss authorities ordered 2,500 students at an elite hospitality management school to quarantine themselves due to a coronavirus outbreak allegedly linked to off...

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French Open draw: Nadal faces Gerasimov, Williams plays AhnPARIS — Rafael Nadal will begin his bid for a record-extending 13th French Open title against Egor Gerasimov in the first round, while Serena Williams starts her attempt for a record-equaling 24th major against Kristie Ahn in all-American matchup.

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The Dial, Your New Cambridge DestinationAfter much anticipation and a few unforeseen delays , The Dial is now open in Central Square, serving lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch.

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Charlie Baker responds to Trump's remarks on a peaceful transfer of power"A huge part of this nation's glory, to the extent it exists as a beacon to others, is the peaceful transfer of power based on the vote of the people of this country."

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New COVID cases, hospitalizations rising in Rhode IslandPROVIDENCE, R.I. — The number of new coronavirus cases in Rhode Island continues to rise, while the number of people hospitalized has reached its highest level in a month, the state Department of Health reported Thursday.

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Charlie Baker blasts Donald Trump over 'appalling and outrageous' refusal to commit to peaceful transfer of powerGov. Charlie Baker lambasted President Trump over his refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power should he lose the presidential election, calling the president's comments "appalling and outrageous."

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Massachusetts man dies from eating bags of black licoriceEating as little as 2 ounces of black licorice a day for two weeks could cause a heart rhythm problem, especially for folks over 40, the US Food and Drug Administration warns.

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N.H. 18-year-old indicted in father's deathJoseph Beam is accused of assaulting his dad with a hammer and a knife.

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New turf at MetLife Stadium passes latest NFL inspectionEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.  The turf at MetLife Stadium is good to go for Sunday's game between the New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers.

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Progressives pledge to keep pushing Biden to expand courtWASHINGTON  Since Joe Biden ran away with the Democratic presidential nomination in March, leading progressives have accepted him  sometimes grudgingly  as their party&#82...

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New COVID Cases, Hospitalizations Rising in Rhode IslandThe number of new coronavirus cases in Rhode Island continues to rise, while the number of people hospitalized has reached its highest level in a month, the state Department of Health reported Thursday.

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Weekend Breakfast at SarmaStarting Saturday, September 26th Sarma is bringing back weekend breakfasts. Known for its scrumptious shareable menu of meze, Sarma features hand-selected craft ingredients enhanced by co-owner and chef Cassie Piuma’s nuanced use of spices and fresh herbs, and the breakfast specials are no different.

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Springfield Officer Gets Probation for Assault on Teenage StudentA Massachusetts police officer has been sentenced to a year of probation for grabbing a 15-year-old high school student by the neck and pushing him against wall, then lying in his report about the incident, authorities say.

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North Fire Station in ChelmsfordChelmsford fire chief Gary Ryan at the North Fire Station. The department hopes to renovate and expand the station, including creating a second drive-thru bay.

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Fraud, backlogs disrupt US unemployment benefit paymentsWASHINGTON  Many American workers applying for unemployment benefits after being thrown out of a job by the coronavirus face a new complication: States efforts to prevent fraud h...

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These are the 15 communities with the highest COVID-19 riskHere's a look at each of the communities delineated "red" this week.

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NH Letting Restaurant Tables Be Less Than 6 Feet Apart, If Barriers Are in PlaceOne of the concerns for restaurants throughout the Northeast this fall has been whether they'd be able to operate with colder weather arriving while still keeping patrons safe amid the coronavirus crisis.

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Black man can pursue appeal of gun conviction on grounds he was convicted by a racist jury, court rulesThe Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that an attorney for Khamal McCalop of Dorchester can pursue an investigation into whether some of the jurors who convicted him on three gun charges screamed racist remarks about him while pressuring one holdout on the jury to convict.

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Robert Kraft's prostitution solicitation case in Florida is closed: Court docketNew England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is no longer facing charges for prostitution solicitation in Florida, according to the Palm Beach County court docket on Thursday.

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Patriots owner Robert Kraft cleared of massage parlor sex chargeFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida prosecutors dropped a misdemeanor charge against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on Thursday after courts blocked their use of video that allegedly shows him paying for massage parlor sex.

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REVIEW: The Roads Not Taken dir. Sally PotterThe Roads Not Taken is a sensitive and heartfelt film that takes you through three different parts of a man's life.

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Showers for Some Friday Ahead of Warm WeekendThe warm temperatures are here to stay through this weekend and our pattern remains pretty quiet.

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Celtics must help Kemba Walker out more on defenseAfter the Heat managed to take advantage of some of Kemba Walker's defensive shortcomings in Game 4, his Celtics teammates will need to do a better job of having his back if Boston is to make it out of this series.

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Desk giveaway at Vining and old Ditson schools a€˜huge success, a€™ says town managerLess than a week after Town Manager John Curran said that he expects both the Vining and old Ditson elementary schools to finally be demolished this spring, he informed the members of the Board of Selectmen recently that their effort to give away old desks from the schools was a “huge success.”.

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Patriots C David Andrews returns to practice with right thumb, wrist wrappedNew England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton lets David Andrews spike the ball after Newton ran in a touchdown during the third quarter of the game against the Miami Dolphins at Gillette Stadium on September 13, 2020 in Foxboro, MA.

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Springfield officer sentenced for assault on teen studentHOLYOKE, Mass. — A Massachusetts police officer has been sentenced to a year of probation for grabbing a 15-year-old high school student by the neck and pushing him against wall, then lying in his report about the incident, authorities say.

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Man dies after falling into water at Vermont waterfallSTOWE, Vt. — A New York City man is dead after he fell into the water at a well-know Stowe waterfall, Stowe police said....

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Massachusetts voters can now request a mail-in ballot online"My hope is that this new online portal will cut down on the time it takes for voters to apply for their ballots."

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Chelmsford financial picture looking brighter than expectedCHELMSFORD  The towns financial outlook is better than originally forecast at spring Town Meeting, thanks to level funding in state aid.

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A€˜Appalling and Outrageous': Baker Responds to Trump's Dismissal of Peaceful Transfer of PowerMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker launched into a passionate defense of mail-in voting Thursday that included fiery criticism of President Donald Trump's recent refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses this fall to Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.

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Former Massachusetts Senate President Stanley Rosenberg returns to Beacon Hill as lobbyistBut Rosenberg, who once ascended the political platform in Massachusetts to become the first openly gay and Jewish president of the Senate, is back, and in a position he never imagined for himself.

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Trump-appointed judges under an election-year political lensU.S. District Judge Eli Richardson, a Trump administration appointee who bucked the president's conservative base by blocking a Tennessee law that restricts mail-in voting, had an announcement to make before wrapping up his decision: it had nothing to do with politics.

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If Campbell wins election next year, she'll be first Boston Latin graduate as mayor in more than a centuryBoston has not elected a Boston Latin School graduate as mayor since John "Honey Fitz" Fitzgerald left office in 1914.

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Trump pays respects to late Supreme Court Justice GinsburgWASHINGTON  President Donald Trump paid respects to late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Thursday morning, just two days before he announces his nominee to replace her on t...

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Election 2020: Massachusetts ballot questionsThe two questions below will appear on all ballots in Massachusetts for the November 3, 2020 Election.

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Video: Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker's press conference on schoolsThe governor was scheduled to speak at noon.

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In-Person Racing Returns to Massachusetts with Village UltraAfter a seven-month drought of in-person ultramarathons in Massachusetts due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, runners were finally able to gather for a socially-distanced, time-based race at the fourth annual Village Ultra on Sept.

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COVID cluster detected at Brigham and Women's HospitalA COVID-19 cluster that includes 10 infected people has been detected at Brigham and Women's Hospital, the infection control team announced.

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Developer Plans Proposed Dorchester Bay City to Be a a€˜National Model'Accordia Partners manages nearly 34 acres of parking lots and low-level concrete office buildings in Dorchester, many of which are near an MBTA Red Line train station, a beach and the 17,000 UMass Boston students.

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Contact tracing underway after Boston hospital detects COVID-19 clusterContact-tracing efforts are underway after a COVID-19 cluster was recently detected at a hospital in Boston, officials announced Thursday.

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Robert Kraft Prostitution Case: Court Documents Indicate Charges Will Be DroppedCourt documents indicate that charges New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft faces in Florida for allegedly soliciting prostitution will be dropped.

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Boston hospital investigates COVID cluster affecting 10The hospital's Infection Control team is investigating the source of the cluster.

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Massachusetts man gets 3 years probation in death of friendNORTHAMPTON, Mass. — A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to three years of probation after acknowledging he drove drunk in a parking lot in April the night a friend fell off the trunk of his car and suffered injuries that led to his death.

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Cicada Coffee Bar Will Open in Cambridge This Year, Serving Vietnamese CoffeeNem Kitchen's Vinh Le and Duong Huynh are opening Cicada Coffee Bar in Central Square later this year.

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Massachusetts man gets 3 years probation in death of friendA Massachusetts man has been sentenced to three years of probation after acknowledging he drove drunk in a parking lot in April the night a friend fell off the trunk of his car and suffered injuries that led to his death.

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Morning sports update: Jon Gruden explained the nickname he has for Cam NewtonGruden said Newton playing for the Patriots is "double trouble for every defensive staff, every coach and every team that comes in there."

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COVID-19 Cluster Reported at Brigham and Women's HospitalBoston's Brigham and Women's Hospital announced Thursday that it has identified a coronavirus cluster including 10 patients and staff members in two of its medical-surgical units.

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Jackie Bradley Jr. won't get the good-bye at Fenway Park he deservesIt's a pandemic side effect I hadn't thought of until this morning.

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Reading officer indicted on manslaughter charge in fatal shootingErik Drauschke, a 14-year veteran of the Reading Police Department, shot Alan Greenough in the chest in February 2018.

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3rd person charged in Connecticut teen's killing last yearHARTFORD, Conn. — A third person was arrested and charged in the shooting last September that killed 17-year-old Usher Hanns and injured three other people, Hartford police said.

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Will enhancing a car's computer void its warranty?John Paul, AAA Northeast's Car Doctor, answers a question from a reader whose son is considering a modification to his VW Jetta.

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The season is on the brink: 10 Takeaways from Boston CelticsMiami used effort, energy and Boston turnovers to take a commanding 3-1 series lead.

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Share your memories from recently-closed Boston area restaurants and barsThese restaurants and bars are gone but not forgotten.

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Somebody from Newton buying up parcels in Sullivan SquareThe Charlestown Patriot-Bridge reports on somebody assembling parcels, including the old Flynn Junkyard.

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