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Woman Killed in Wilmington CrashA woman has died after being hit by a car as she was walking along I-93 in Wilmington Tuesday night, according to Massachusetts State Police.

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Crews Battle Heavy Fire in HanoverA three-alarm fire broke out in the Jack Conway Realtors office in Hanover around 2 a.m., officials confirmed.

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Severe Storm Potential WednesdayToday kicks off a busy stretch of weather. Here is how it plays out - warmth and humidity build during the day today.

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Kevin O'Connor for US Senate is a refreshing surpriseIt is commonplace that as a veteran and veteran's advocate I receive a call from an aspiring politician who wants to meet and discuss veterans' issues.

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A green future for our Riverfront ParkDid you know that a block from City Hall and Main Street in Fitchburg you can find wild mink and river otters, hear yellow warblers and song sparrows singing all day long, and even spot great blue herons and diving ducks called mergansers fishing in the Nashua River?

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UMass Lowell graduate students Oath of PovertyFor the past nine years, the graduate employees at UMass Lowell have been working under an expired contract signed in 2009 with a starting academic year salary of $13,800.

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Asian shares mixed as pandemic saps buying momentumTOKYO — Shares were mixed in Asia on Wednesday as uncertainty over the pandemic sapped the buying enthusiasm that has been driving prices higher.

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'It Felt Great to Be Out There': Baseball Players Who Lost High School Season Play in New League as Phase 3 StartsIt may not be the same thing as the high school spring season, but it does get promising high school athletes back on the field.

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Doctor Praises EPA for Approving 2 Lysol Products to Kill Coronavirus on SurfacesCleaning products are difficult to come by right now, but the Environmental Protection Agency says some items from Lysol are effective in killing coronavirus on surfaces.

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The Latest: New Zealand to charge patient who went shoppingWELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand authorities say they will press charges against a coronavirus patient who escaped quarantine in Auckland and went shopping at a supermarket.

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Man Charged in Deadly Worcester ShootingA man has been arrested on murder charges after a deadly shooting this weekend in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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7th Former eBay Staffer Charged in Harassment CampaignA seventh former eBay Inc. employee has been charged with participating in a campaign to terrorize the editor and publisher of an online newsletter because eBay executives were upset about coverage of the company, authorities said Tuesday.

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Column: Hard to be optimistic about leagues successfully returningLately, I've been getting that feeling you get when you buy a few five-dollar scratch tickets at a convenience store.

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'It hurts me today the same as it did the first day when she went missing'LOWELL — Anyone who has ever believed that time will heal all wounds has never met Maria Tetiva.

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Today's Question'It hurts me today the same as it did the first day when she went missing'

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Your questions about 2020 election changes in Massachusetts, answered"We don't want a single a person to be disenfranchised due to COVID-19."

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New Mass Voting Law: What to Know About Voting by Mail, Early VotingIf you plan to vote in Massachusetts' Sept. 1 primary election or the Nov. 3 general election, you have many new options this year.

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4 million boost for Massachusetts inmate training program: Labor Secretary ScaliaA $4 million funding boost from the feds will help hundreds of Massachusetts' inmates prepare for jobs, reenter society, and "restart their lives," U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia said in Boston on Tuesday.

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Brazil's President Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirusRIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday he has tested positive for the new coronavirus after months of downplaying its severity while deaths mounted rapidly...

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Brazil's President Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro says he has tested positive for COVID-19 after months of downplaying the virus' severity.

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US general skeptical that bounties led to troops' deathsWASHINGTON — The top U.S. general for the Middle East said Tuesday that the intelligence suggesting that Russia may have paid Taliban militants to kill American troops in Afghanistan was worrisome, but he is not convinced that any bounties resulted in U.S. military deaths.

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Marty Walsh, William Gross condemn violent week in BostonMayor Martin Walsh and Police Commissioner William Gross condemned the recent spate of violence in Boston that resulted in seven deaths, with the city's top cop saying "we will never, ever jeopardize the safety of our communities" as the battle continues over police funding.

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Trump, heading to New Hampshire, needs campaign shakeupPresident Trump desperately needs a campaign shakeup, and his attempt to rally supporters in a liberal hotbed of New Hampshire shows why.

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Texas passes 10,000 confirmed new virus cases in single dayAUSTIN, Texas — Texas surpassed 10,000 new coronavirus cases in a single day Tuesday for the first time, crossing a sobering milestone rarely seen...

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Dutch police discover secret torture site in shipping containersAuthorities in the Netherlands have discovered an apparent torture site hidden inside shipping containers, which were lined with sound-proofing material and filled with assumed torture devices, the country's National Prosecutor's Office has said.

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Mary Trump book paints a harsh portrait of her uncle, the presidentDonald Trump's upbringing in a deeply dysfunctional family makes him a uniquely destructive and unstable leader for the country, his niece writes in a scathing new book obtained by the Los Angeles Times, perhaps the most personal in a series of deeply unflattering tell-all accounts about the president.

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Kanye West? Tim McGraw? Girl Scouts? All got PPP loansWASHINGTON — The government's small business lending program has benefited millions of companies, with the goal of minimizing the number of layoffs Americans have suffered in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Disney World's reopening: Where things stand as Florida Covid-19 cases spikeWalt Disney World Resort in Orlando remains on track for a phased reopening on July 11 even as Florida faces a spike of reported Covid-19 cases recently.

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Jimmy John's employees fired after playing with a noose made out of dough and filming itIn the 16-second clip, which was first shared on Snapchat, a White Jimmy John's employee fits his head through the dough, knotted and fashioned to look like a noose.

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Trump pushes state, local leaders to reopen schools in fallPresident Donald Trump on Tuesday launched an all-out effort pressing state and local officials to reopen schools this fall, arguing that some are keeping schools closed not because of the risks from the coronavirus pandemic but for political reasons.

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Betsy DeVos rejects part-time reopening for schools amid coronavirus pandemicEducation Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday assailed plans by some local districts to offer in-person instruction only a few days a week and said schools must be "fully operational" even amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Cape Cod bridges to be replaced, but first officials need to figure out how to pay for itA long-awaited plan to tear down and replace a pair of 85-year-old bridges that serve as the only "lifeline" to Cape Cod came one step closer to fruition on Tuesday, but state and federal officials said they still need to find a way to pay for the $1.5 billion project.

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Study: T needs to release a comprehensive reopening planThe study cited a poll that found 28 percent more people said they would drive versus using another form of transportation.

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1 Diver Dead, 1 Rescued in Separate Incidents Near Maine's Nubble LightTwo emergencies involving divers unfolded at Maine's Nubble Lighthouse this week, leading to man's rescue and another's death.

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Coronavirus infection continues to surge in the south, stays under control in Mass.Coronavirus infections are continuing to surge among young people in southern states which will keep rising "for sometime" while spikes in the northeast remain mostly under control, according to a Harvard epidemiologist.

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US notifies UN of withdrawal from World Health OrganizationWASHINGTON — The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations of its withdrawal from the World Health Organization, although the pullout won't take effect until next year, meaning it could be rescinded under a new administration or if circumstances change.

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The Latest: San Francisco holds off restaurant, bar openingsSAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco is holding off on reopening indoor restaurants and outdoor bars because of continued coronavirus infections.

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Brazil's President Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday he has tested positive for the coronavirus after months of downplaying its severity while deaths mounted rapidly inside the country.

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Massachusetts receives 59,000 fraudulent unemployment claimsThe fraudulent claims, part of a national criminal scheme, were made using personal information stolen during earlier commercial data breaches, officials said.

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Boston Marriott Long Wharf Hotel to Reopen Months After Biogen ConferenceThe Boston hotel that was linked to a coronavirus outbreak after it hosted a local biotech company's conference earlier this year has reopened.

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Federal judge upholds Maine's strict internet privacy lawPORTLAND, Maine — A federal judge on Tuesday rejected a challenge by internet service providers and upheld Maine's "opt-in" web privacy law, one of...

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A Boston city councilor is seeking to change the city's budget process by amending the charterBoston City Councilor Lydia Edwards is seeking to give the 13-member council the same abilities to craft the city's annual budgets as the mayor through amending the city charter - a move that would ultimately go to a ballot vote.

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Lawsuit: Federal officials taking pandemic funds from public schools, giving it to private schoolsThe U.S. Department of Education is attempting to take pandemic relief funds away from K-12 public schools and divert the money to private schools, California and four other Democratic-led states argued in a lawsuit filed Tuesday against the Trump administration.

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A second virus, EEE, confronts Massachusetts as officials warn of 'active' summerAs fears of a coronavirus resurgence keep state officials from fully reopening indoor venues, another virus confronts Massachusetts residents outside: Eastern Equine Encephalitis.

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NH governor won't mandate masks at Trump rally SaturdayRepublican Gov. Chris Sununu said Tuesday he will not issue an order requiring face masks for gatherings of 50 people or more, as some have suggested ahead of President Donald Trump's rally in Portsmouth.

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No COVID fatalities in Connecticut for 1st time in monthsData released Tuesday indicates there were no new COVID-19-associated deaths in Connecticut since Monday, marking the first time since mid-March that the state has not reported a death tied to the disease.

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Celtics star Jayson Tatum 'not thrilled' with heading to Disney World to resume NBA seasonThe NBA will soon have 22 teams converge on Walt Disney World to finish the remainder of the 2019-2020 season but Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum said Tuesday that he's "not thrilled" with the idea.

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NBA teams on the cusp of having real practices againPractice facilities in the NBA have been open for a couple of months, with one major element missing from them.

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Trump says he will pressure states to reopen schools in fallPresident Donald Trump on Tuesday launched an all-out effort to reopen schools this fall, arguing that some are keeping schools closed not because of the coronavirus pandemic, but for political reasons against the will of families.

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NFL, NFLPA still haven't resolved all protocol for campsThe NFL and the NFLPA haven't come to an agreement on all protocols for training camp and the preseason as the report date for teams draws closer.

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Lazio's Patric could face lengthy ban for biting opponentLECCE, Italy — Lazio defender Patric could be facing a lengthy ban after being sent off for biting an opponent.

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Ticker: State revenue picture up for hearing; Museums, Aquarium slate reopeningsThree Baker administration revenue officials and the House co-chairman of the Joint Committee on Revenue are scheduled to testify Wednesday when a new House recovery committee gavels in its second hearing.

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Red Sox's Bogaerts ready to lead after Betts' departureBOSTON — Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts has grown accustomed to being on big stages during his first seven years in the major leagues....

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Data: Congress created virus aid, then reaped the benefitsAt least a dozen lawmakers have ties to organizations that received federal coronavirus aid, according to newly released government data, highlighting how Washington insiders were both author and beneficiary of one of the biggest government programs in U.S. history.

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Marcus Smart attempts to comprehend the mystery of COVID-19And though Marcus Smart was asymptomatic after testing positive in March, he admittedly wonders about an earlier illness.

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Massachusetts Reports 140 New Coronavirus Cases, 15 More DeathsThe Massachusetts Department of Public Health said the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the state is 104,799 and the confirmed death toll is 7,998.

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Man admits he was leader of violent Latin Kings chapter in Boston, the one that included the BPS counselor who shot a student in the headThe US Attorney's office in Boston reports that Wilson "King Dubb" Peguero, 29, pleaded guilty today to RICO charges related to his role as "Inca" or leader of the Devon Street Kings, a chapter of the national Latin Kings gang.

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New England Aquarium to Reopen July 16, But With Capacity CappedThe New England Aquarium will reopen its doors to the public on July 16, but with much smaller crowds and other changes designed to keep visitors safe from the new coronavirus.

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Authorities investigating fatal Wrentham motorcycle crashWrentham police officers responded to a reported motorcycle accident on West Street about 2 p.m., according to the officer of the Norfolk County District Attorney.

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Mail-in voting law slams into dispute over postage costsDisagreements over funding to mail ballot applications for the upcoming election cycle spilled into the public eye Tuesday after the state's top election official and election reform advocates differed on the permissible use of federal money.

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Walsh: Boston asked for extra week before Phase 3Boston has an extra week to prepare for the reopening of Phase 3 businesses like movie theaters, gyms, museums and more, and that's exactly the way Mayor Martin Walsh wants it.

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Memo signed to approve replacing Bourne and Sagamore bridges"The two new bridges will have wider lanes than either the Bourne or Sagamore," Gov.

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Boston TrafficCoronavirus. Daily #s. Mass. #s. Town #s. Deaths. Map. Charts. Testing locations. Resources. Boston Helps.

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Teens hit the field for new youth baseball league after pandemic cancellationsPlayers and coaches say they're ready to be back on the diamond as a new baseball league prepares to play games while taking precautions during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Ibram X. Kendi Launches New Center For Antiracist Research At Boston UniversityKendi joins us to talk about what he hopes the Center can achieve and how he's reflecting on our nation's current moment.

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Former leader of Boston chapter of Latin Kings pleads guilty to racketeering chargesThe former leader and first in command of the Boston chapter of the Latin Kings pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy and drug conspiracy charges Tuesday, United States Attorney Andrew E. Lelling announced.

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Phase 3, Step 1: Gyms, Movie Theaters And Museums Set To OpenWe check in with several local businesses navigating phase 3, and with our listeners.

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City Councilor Michelle Wu On Boston's Response To The Coronavirus And Racial InequityProvocative stories and authentic voices from around Boston.

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Gyms, Movie Theaters Weigh The Risks And Rewards Of ReopeningPlus, Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu on Mayor Marty Walsh's move to create the Boston Racial Equity Fund.

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New ICE Regulations Could Force Foreign College Students To Leave The CountryWBUR's Shannon Dooling joins us to explain the new regulations and what they will mean for higher education.

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Massachusetts' three casinos are slowly reopening over the next weekPlainridge Park Casino is set to be the first to reopen Wednesday.

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Wall Street follows solid stock market rally with pullbackWall Street's recent string of big gains came to an abrupt stop Tuesday as stocks closed broadly lower following a pullback in markets overseas.

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Museums and Movies Opening in BostonThanks to Phase 3, many of our favorite cultural activities will be reopening. We're rounding up a list of when movies and museums will be reopening.

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Jayson Tatum ready for Orlando, with some reservationsTatum's list of concerns runs deep, from a desire to keep the public focused on social justice and the Black Lives Matter movement, to COVID 19's frightening spread through Florida.

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Here's what to expect from Wednesday's weather forecastForecasters expect a mostly cloudy day on Wednesday, with showers and thunderstorms possible. It will be muggy and very warm, with highs in the upper 80s.

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Now the mosquitoes are going to kill us. Come on gov, ease up on the panicSlow down? The state's economy is in shambles. What's left to slow down? You know, at least the states with even higher unemployment numbers than Maskachusetts at least have the solace of not having any measurable number of deaths from the virus.

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Massachusetts governor signs bill allowing all voters to vote by mailWashington Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill on Monday allowing all registered voters in the Bay State to vote by mail in the primary and general elections this fall if they choose, his office confirmed to CNN.

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US notifies UN of withdrawal from World Health OrganizationThe Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations of its withdrawal from the World Health Organization, although the pullout won't take effect until next year, meaning it could be rescinded under a new administration or if circumstances change.

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Tree SculpturesDate Of Visit: July 3, 2020 Location: Frank Newhall Memorial Look Park, 300 North Main Street, Florence , MA Hours: Cost: Passenger Vehicle $10 Buss, Van and Concert Parking $15 Bracelets and Season Passes are also available.

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Boston's 2020 Summer Eats program offers free breakfast and lunchThe Boston Summer Eats program kicked off on July 6.

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'Very upsetting': ICE deportation policy upends students' plansChess champion Tamer Karatekin, originally from Istanbul, has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from MIT and was planning on pursing a master's in the Boston area - but new orders from Immigration and Customs Enforcement are threatening to destroy plans for him and thousands of other college students.

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Trahan joins Black Caucus leader for broadcast on raceLOWELL — In a Facebook Live broadcast Tuesday afternoon, U.S. Rep. Lori Trahan spoke with U.S. Rep.

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Corby Kummer: 'Central Problem' For Restaurants Is Misbehaving Customer BaseFood writer Corby Kummer spoke with Boston Public Radio on Tuesday about returning to eat at restaurants amid the coronavirus problem is always going to be 'How do we get diners to wear masks and behave?

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Mass. reports 15 new COVID-19 deaths, 140 new casesThe Massachusetts coronavirus numbers, Tuesday, July 7, 2020.

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Coronavirus data trends positively in Massachusetts while other states' ICUs are at capacityMassachusetts' coronavirus positive test rate stayed low on Tuesday, while most states in the country are experiencing a surge in coronavirus cases and hospitals' ICUs are packed at capacity.

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A Self-guided Walk Thru Union SquareThe just-gone June of this today's textual publication bears a scant, solecistic resemblance to the June of this here same-monthed video of Union Square sights roamed by this Somerville Texan.

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Setting Off Illegal Fireworks Could Cost YouIllegal fireworks lighting up the night sky over Boston has been keeping law enforcement busy this summer.

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NBA teams on the cusp of having real practices againPractice facilities in the NBA have been open for a couple of months, with one major element missing from them.

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Car Crashes Through Rockland DinerA Massachusetts diner had just opened Tuesday when a car came crashing through the side of the building.

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Stocks slink back as coronavirus outbreaks dim recovery hopesMost U.S. stocks are slipping in early trading on Tuesday, giving back some of their big gains from the past couple weeks.

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Book Review: Barbarian Seasons by David Blair"It is almost unfair how much pleasure David Blair takes in walking around and thinking."

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Red Sox ace pitcher, 3 other players test positive for COVID-19Boston Red Sox ace starting pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez has tested positive for COVID-19, manager Ron Roenicke confirmed Tuesday.

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BPR Full Show 7/7/20: Facing EvictionReverends Irene Monroe and Emmett Price, hosts of WGBH's All Rev'd Up, talked about recent reporting on the attitudes of white evangelicals around President Trump, and recent statements from the great-grandson of the woman who portrayed Aunt Jemima, who's upset about the company's decision to rebrand.

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Pandemic set to spark biggest retreat for meat eating in decadesIt's predicted that per-capita meat consumption won't return to pre-pandemic levels in the U.S. until at least after 2025.

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Seventh eBay manager charged in live bugs and pig's mask cyberterror campaign against Natick writersThe US Attorney's office in Boston reports a former California police captain is now charged as yet another goon in eBay's attempt to terrorize a Natick couple who wrote things that annoyed the company CEO, by sending them live bugs and threatening Twitter messages and who were caught in part because of their alleged Keystone Kops attempt to...

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Boston could be the first city that 'truly recovers' from coronavirus, Marty Walsh saysMayor Martin Walsh says Boston could be the first major city that "truly recovers from COVID-19" as he looks to bring tourists back to the Hub while coronavirus cases remain low in Massachusetts.

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At libel trial, Johnny Depp blasts Amber Heard's 'sick' abuse claimJohnny Depp said Tuesday that his ex-wife Amber Heard had made "sick" claims of abuse and falsely branded him a monster, as the actor testified in a U.K. libel case that hinges on who was the aggressor in the celebrity couple's violent, toxic relationship.

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Column: The measure of DeChambeau is if anyone copies himHe reduced the golf course to a pitch-and-putt with power that got everyone's attention.

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Fauci supports requiring mask use to limit surging casesDr. Anthony Fauci says Alabama and other states with soaring coronavirus rates have a window of opportunity to bring it under control and spoke in favor of state and local requirements for masks in public.

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Eduardo Rodriguez among four Red Sox to test positive for COVID-19Eduardo Rodríguez was a career-best 19-6 with a 3.81 ERA in 34 starts last season.

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Massachusetts Package Stores Association Opposes the Restaurant Relief ActMPSA executive director Rob Mellion sent senators a letter on June 30 claiming that allowing bars and restaurants to sell cocktails to go isn't a temporary lifeline for bars and restaurants but rather like "opening Pandora's box to making the privilege permanent." Mellion wrote that the MPSA supports relief for restaurants - as long as relief...

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Protective gear for medical workers begins to run low againThe personal protective gear that was in dangerously short supply during the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. is running low again as the virus resumes its rapid spread and the number of hospitalized patients climbs.

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BPD Remembers the Service and Sacrifice of Patrolman Michael BrennanBoston, MA 102 years ago today, on July 7, 1918, Patrolman Michael Brennan was killed in the line of duty when he suffered life-threatening injuries from an apparent fall from a great height while pursuing a suspect in the area of Warren Street in Roxbury.

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"Let's Be Kind:" Maine ad campaign tells customers not to harass workers over wearing masksBusinesses in Maine have launched a public service announcement with the theme of "Let's Be Kind" in the wake of some squabbles with customers over mask use.

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Red Sox' Eduardo Rodriguez tests positive for COVID-19, still hopeful for Opening DayThe team's worst fears surrounding Eduardo Rodriguez, who did not report to the start of summer camp as he waited for his COVID-19 results, became true on Tuesday as Red Sox manager Ron Roenicke an...

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Vermont announces mandatory guidance for colleges to reopenVermont announced Tuesday mandatory guidance and health protocols for colleges and universities to follow - including a health safety contract for staff and students to sign - as they reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Mass. Coronavirus Death Toll Rises by 15, 201 New Cases ReportedAnother 15 people with the new coronavirus have died and 201 new confirmed and probable cases were reported, health officials said Tuesday.

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Boston's top cop says residents are fed up with violence after 7 homicides in 7 daysBoston's top cop on Tuesday said city residents are fed with a recent wave of violence that has left seven people dead, including a teenage boy, over the course of the last seven days.

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Airbnb has new rules for certain guests under the age of 25Looking to rent an entire home? Some Airbnb guests may be banned from doing so.

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Marcus Smart is feeling good, thinks Boston Celtics defense gives them a chanceMarcus Smart says he's feeling good after his positive test for coronavirus back in March.

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Pennrose Debuts Massachusetts Senior DevelopmentThe 55-unit, mainly affordable project stems from the conversion of a 1920s school in Auburn.

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Hemmed in by the pandemic, Collins battles for survival in Maine"In the end, I think people in the state know me really well."

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Walsh: Boston success in driving down Covid-19 rates could become a reason for tourists to come hereEven as Boston relaxes its Covid-19 restrictions more next week and museums and other tourist attractions begin to re-open, Mayor Walsh isn't expecting an immediate return to our traditional tourst-crammed streets.

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Phase 3 in Massachusetts: Boston Prepares for Next Stage of ReopeningBoston Mayor Marty Walsh said the city is working to develop additional guidelines in anticipation of the start of the first step of Phase 3 of the state's reopening plan on Monday.

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Fraudsters have hit Massachusetts with at least $158M in unemployment claimsFraudsters have tried to steal at least $158 million in unemployment claims from Massachusetts since the coronavirus pandemic began as part of a national scheme to bilk states out of benefit dollars, state labor officials said Tuesday.

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New progressive group will hit Neal in MassachusettsOne of the individuals behind the new nonprofit is Faiz Shakir, Bernie Sanders' former campaign manager.

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Trump to travel to coronavirus hotspot for anti-drug trafficking event and a fundraiserPresident Donald Trump is expected to travel to Doral, Florida, later this week, landing squarely in the center of a coronavirus hotspot and taxing the already limited local health resources.

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Trump administration pushes for school reopenings as coronavirus cases surgeThe Trump administration on Tuesday will continue its push for schools across the US to reopen despite a recent surge in coronavirus cases that threaten President Donald Trump's desire to get the country back to normal.

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EEE has been confirmed in Massachusetts. Here's what we know about this year's expected outbreak so far.State officials are urging the public to take proper precautions when outdoors after the mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus was detected in mosquitoes sampled in two Massachusetts communities in the past week, signaling the start of what is expected to be another active year for EEE cases, they say.

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Red Sox' Eduardo Rodriguez, Bobby Dalbec Test Positive for COVID-19Two more Red Sox players have tested positive for COVID-19, including the team's projected Opening Day starter.

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Mass. Finds Over 58,000 Fake Unemployment Claims, Recovers $158 MillionTens of thousands of fraudulent unemployment claims for $158 million have been made in Massachusetts using stolen personal information, state labor officials said Tuesday.

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Red Sox sign first-round pick Nick YorkeNick Yorke was selected by the Red Sox with the 17th pick of the 2020 draft.

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What Deval Patrick had to say about 'Defund the Police'In an essay, the former Massachusetts governor supported a wider effort to "re-fund our communities."

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Summer of Mesa ~ coming of age lesbian movie ~ July 2020"Summer of Mesa" is a touching, queer coming-of-age movie that gives you all the smooth feelings, it's like the Notebook but for queer teens.

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How one Kenmore pub is trying to adapt to the new realityNPR taks us inside Cornwall's, which had been serving up pints since 1983 in Kenmore Square and which is now trying to adjust to stay afloat.

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Weymouth man indicted on animal cruelty charge after fatal dog stompingWeymouth man, 19, indicted in superior court after allegedly stomping family dog to death.

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In Case We Missed ItI humbly introduce the content series, "In Case We Missed IT".

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Here's when Boston-area museums, movie theaters, and cultural institutions will reopenHere's when the Museum of Science, New England Aquarium, and other cultural institutions will begin to welcome visitors.

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A new generation of fast coronavirus tests is coming"For any kind of normal life to resume, I think all of us need to get this idea that we're going to have to get tested all the time."

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Charlie Baker slams ICE for 'premature' decision to expel foreign students if colleges move onlineGov. Charlie Baker slammed ICE's "premature" decision to expel foreign students from the United States if their colleges and universities move classes online amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Some Boston museums announce re-opening plansThe isabella Stewart Gardner Museum announced it's re-opening to the public on July 15, although, as you might expect, with more limited capacity, a requirement to reserve tickets and the need to wear face masks.

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Jayson Tatum: If we're gonna go down there, we might as well go to win a championship Boston CelticsDespite worries about the restart, Tatum made it clear that competing for a title is worth it.

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Brazil's President Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday he has tested positive for COVID-19 after months of downplaying the coronavirus's severity while deaths mounte...

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Heat, Humidity Make a Return While Two First Alerts Issued for Later in WeekIt was a little cool for an early July day, but fear not, humidity and heat make a triumphant return as early as Wednesday as the weather pattern stays active....

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It's hard to be optimistic when baseball is botching even simple thingsIf MLB couldn't handle a holiday weekend and a schedule release, how are they going to navigate a mushrooming pandemic?

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4 million boost for Massachusetts inmate training program: Labor Secretary ScaliaA $4 million funding boost from the feds will help hundreds of Massachusetts' inmates prepare for jobs, reenter society, and "restart their lives," U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia said in Boston on Tuesday.

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Here's how Boston.com readers feel about staying in hotels in 2020Though the American Hotel and Lodging Association announced industry-wide safety guidelines in May and Massachusetts hotels have been following health and safety guidelines that include cleaning and disinfecting, social distancing, and hygiene protocols since reopening June 8, readers are divided over whether they'll book hotel rooms in 2020.

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Red Sox sign first-round pick Nick YorkeNick Yorke, the high school second baseman from California who the Red Sox selected with the 17th overall pick in last month's draft, signed with the team on Tuesday morning at Fenway Park.

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Protective gear for medical workers begins to run low againThe personal protective gear that was in dangerously short supply during the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. is running low again as the virus resumes its rapid spread and the number of hospitalized patients climbs.

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Only seniors to be allowed back at MIT this fallThe MIT Tech reports. The news comes a day after Harvard announced only freshmen and some other students would be allowed back.

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Guest Opinion: #cancelrent. For Starters.If Democrats and Republicans cannot guarantee healthcare, housing, a basic income, and freedom from police brutality and crushing debt, they will never stand with the people.

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Forced Bipartisanship Jeopardizes Bills To Help Young PeopleUnity and nonpartisan efforts are important. However, there are real people and communities at risk that can be assisted by the passing of these bills.

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MLB Draft 2020: Boston Red Sox sign first round pick Nick YorkeThe first rounder is officially with the organization.

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Movement for Black Lives seeks sweeping legislative changesProposed federal legislation that would radically transform the nation's criminal justice system through such changes as eliminating agencies like the Drug Enforcement Administration and the use of surveillance technology is set to be unveiled Tuesday by the Movement for Black Lives.

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Coronavirus in Massachusetts: Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Provides COVID-19 UpdateBoston Mayor Marty Walsh will provide an update on the city's coronavirus response on Tuesday afternoon.

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Brown University announces plans for students' return to campus in fallPROVIDENCE, R.I. — Brown University will move to a three-term model for the next academic year, students will live alone in dorm rooms, and...

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Eagles' DeSean Jackson posts anti-Semitic quotes on social mediaPhiladelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has spent the past few days posting images of quotations falsely attributed to Adolf Hitler and praising Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, who has long espoused anti-Semitic ideals.

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New England Aquarium, Gardner Museum announce reopen plansMore of Massachusetts' most popular cultural institutions are announcing their reopening plans.

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At libel trial, Johnny Depp blasts Amber Heard's 'sick' abuse claimA three-week trial over his libel claims opened Tuesday at the High Court in London.

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Rising Seniors Will Be Only MIT Undergrad Class Invited to Campus for Fall SemesterThe only undergraduate students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who will be invited back to campus this fall are seniors, according to the university's plan for the coronavirus pandemic and the upcoming semester.

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Man's body found on Neponset Greenway; foul play not suspectedThe Dorchester Reporter reports on the discovery near Granite Avenue this morning.

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Officials: Driver trying to park car slams through front of Rockland restaurantA motorist attempting to park their vehicle slammed through the front of a restaurant in Rockland on Tuesday morning, officials said....

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Patriots reportedly restructure Rex Burkhead's contractRex Burkhead is entering his fourth season with the Patriots. - Jim Davis / Globe staff.

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Bradley Beal not playing rest of NBA season due to injury"Bradley did everything possible to be ready to play, but after closely monitoring his individual workouts, we came to the conclusion that it was best for him to sit out the upcoming games in Orlando and avoid the risk of further injury," general manager Tommy Sheppard said.

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Gov. Sununu to Give Update on Coronavirus in NHGov. Chris Sununu is scheduled to provide an update Tuesday afternoon on the coronavirus response in New Hampshire.

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Mary Trump book paints a harsh portrait of her uncle, the presidentPresident Donald Trump is the product of a deeply dysfunctional family that makes him a uniquely destructive and unstable leader for the country, his niece writes in a new book obtained by The Times.

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Brazil's President Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's president, speaks during a news conference, April 16, 2020. - Andre Borges / Bloomberg.

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Baker Acknowledges 'Bumpiness' Of Massachusetts Youth Sports GuidelinesThere is pushback from some parents and the sports community who think the guidance is too restrictive.

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GOP worries Trump's divisive June imperils Senate controlWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's June began with his Bible-clutching photo op outside a church after authorities used chemicals and batons to scatter peaceful demonstrators.

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Trump's worldview forged by neglect and trauma at home, his niece says in new bookThe president's father "perverted his son's perception of the world and damaged his ability to live in it," the book claims.

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Doctor Describes Triumphs, Terror Of Covid Struggle In Chelsea"I always enjoyed medical care for underserved populations. Chelsea gave me an opportunity to take care of a lot of people who are also from Central America."

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States rush to keep businesses afloat crushed by the pandemicThe Covid-19 crisis and the economic fallout has states fighting harder than ever for business and jobs.

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Free coronavirus testing being offered at Central Boston Elder Services in Nubian SquareFree, outdoor coronavirus testing will be offered at Central Boston Elder Services in Nubian Square on Wednesday, July 8 for any members of the community who wish to be tested.

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Massachusetts Reopening Plan: What's Open and Closed in Phase 3?The first step of Phase 3 of the state's 4-phased reopening started Monday, including gyms, fitness studios, movie theaters, museums and outdoor venues....

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At libel trial, Depp blasts Amber Heard's 'sick' abuse claimLONDON — Johnny Depp said Tuesday that ex-wife Amber Heard had made "sick" claims of abuse and falsely branded him a monster, as the actor testified in a U.K. libel case that...

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Police: 'Black Lives Matter' Artwork on Vermont Roadways DamagedVermont State Police troopers are working to determine if bias played a role in damaging Black Lives Matter-themed artwork painted on roads in Jericho and Underhill.

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Mass. preparing for 'another EEE outbreak' amid ongoing coronavirus pandemicGov. Charlie Baker and Massachusetts health officials on Tuesday announced that the state has been preparing to combat "another EEE outbreak" amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Central Square parking lot to become outdoor art, performance and dining center through OctoberCambridge Day reports on plans for a pop-up to be called Starlight Square that will, among other things, let local performance spaces hold outdoor performances now that their indoor facilities are shut due to Covid-19.

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Review finds many who work during rehab aren't being paidAcross the country, drug and alcohol recovery programs claiming to help the poor and the desperate are instead conscripting them into forms of indentured servitude, requiring them to work without pay or for pennies on the dollar, in exchange for their stay.

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Plymouth nutrition club owner sues Gov. Charlie Baker over his mask mandateNoreen Bechade, owner of Healthy Vibes Nutrition, charges in her complaint, filed in U.S. District Court on June 12, that the governor's executive order mandating she and her workers wear masks or face coverings inside her business violates her constitutional rights.

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Death toll from flooding in Japan reaches 55, dozen missingTOKYO — Soldiers used boats to rescue residents as floodwaters flowed down streets in southern Japanese towns hit by heavy rains that were expanding across the region on Tuesday.

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Poll: What do you think of gyms reopening in Massachusetts?Gyms are reopening across Massachusetts this week, except Boston, as part of Charlie Baker's Phase 3 of coronavirus reopening plan.

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Jakeem Hanson-Stirrup Arrested for Loaded Firearm in DorchesterBoston, MA. At about 2:20 AM on Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Officers assigned to District B-2 made an onsite arrest and recovered a loaded firearm in the area of Columbia Road and Powellton Street in Dorchester.

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SCOTUS solidifies Electoral College's indispensable roleIn a vote for common sense and clarity, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled Monday that states can require their presidential electors to back the popular-vote winner in the Electoral College.

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Red Sox 2020 Season: Forget openers. The Red Sox should piggyback startersIf you're going to build this bad of a rotation, you have to get weird.

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The Mount Auburn Club in Watertown is permanently closingThe club's owners cited the coronavirus shutdown as contributing to their decision to sell.

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Authorities: Slain Dorchester woman not the intended targetFelicity Coleman was one of seven homicide victims in Boston last week.

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Watch Live: Gov. Charlie Baker announcement of state's EEE plansCoronavirus data trends positively in Massachusetts while other states' ICUs are at capacity.

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Seis Pies, a burrito pop-up, lands in Somerville this weekAnia Zaroda and Michael Gurevich, owners of Mike and Patty's in Bay Village and Hot Box in Somerville, were gearing up for the launch of their second Mike and Patty's location in the upcoming High Street Place, a massive food hall that was scheduled to open downtown in March.

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Agreement Reached to Replace Cape Canal BridgesState and federal leaders will unveil a landmark agreement Tuesday to demolish the two aging bridges spanning the Cape Cod Canal and transfer ownership of their replacements to Massachusetts.

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Patriots RB Rex Burkhead agrees to reworked contract, providing team needed cap roomLast season, Rex Burkhead led all Pats running backs with a 4.6 yards per carry average.

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Larger weddings to resume in Massachusetts under strict guidelinesLarger weddings and receptions are now cleared in Massachusetts with the start of phase three of the state's COVID-19 reopening plan.

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Foreign students must take classes in person to stay in U.S. legally this fall, ICE announces"Students currently in the United States enrolled in such programs must depart the country or take other measures, such as transferring to a school with in-person instruction."

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Your guide to the 2020 'MLS is Back Tournament'All 26 teams will be divided into six groups and compete in the World Cup-style "MLS is Back Tournament." Each team will play three matches at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.

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Why Maine isn't treating Massachusetts tourists like othersMaine has gradually been lifting its 14-day quarantine requirement for out-of-state visitors, with travelers from five states — New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut — now allowed to come to the state without quarantining or obtaining a negative coronavirus test.

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Citizen complaint of the day: Eldridge terror in Jamaica PlainA concerned citizen files a 311 complaint about the crosswalk on Hyde Park Avenue at Eldridge Road in Jamaica Plain: Every time a person crosses the street you get trapped in the middle of Hyde Park Ave terrified you're going to get run over.

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Morning sports update: Scottie Pippen explained why he thinks Jayson Tatum can lead the Celtics to a championshipScottie Pippen thinks Jayson Tatum is ready: As the Celtics prepare for the NBA's summer restart, one of the important questions for Boston fans is who will be the team's offensive leader in playoff games.

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Man allegedly stabbed in eye and neck in Chelsea parkA man in his 30s was allegedly stabbed in the eye and the neck in Mary O'Malley Park in Chelsea on Monday, according to Chelsea Police Chief Brian Kyes.

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Grove Hall gunfire followed by arrestBoston Police report arresting a man on gun charges by officers responding to a report of gunfire in Grove Hall around 2:10 this morning.

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COVID Guidelines for Youth Sports in Massachusetts ReleasedYouth and adult sports are allowed now that Massachusetts has entered Phase 3, Step 1 of its reopening, under specific restrictions released by the state Monday.

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Speaking w/ Nicole, a nurse in Boston working on the front linesThis conversation took place over a number of weeks in April and May and June 2020.

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Morning commuters: Expect Route 2 lane closuresIf you commute on Route 2, expect lane closures between exits 56 and 60 in Arlington and Lexington beginning Monday.

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Coronavirus data trends positively in Massachusetts while other states' ICUs are at capacityMassachusetts' coronavirus positive test rate stayed low on Tuesday, while most states in the country are experiencing a surge in coronavirus cases and hospitals' ICUs are packed at capacity.

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Doctors say experimental treatment may have rid man of HIVA Brazilian man infected with the AIDS virus has shown no sign of it for more than a year since he stopped HIV medicines after an intense experimental drug therapy aimed at purging hidden, dormant virus from his body, doctors reported Tuesday.

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Police investigating after body found on bike path near Boston-Milton lineCoronavirus data trends positively in Massachusetts while other states' ICUs are at capacity.

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The senior protesters of Sophia Snow HouseWGBH interviews some of the senior Black Lives Matter protesters standing outside the West Roxbury retirement center yesterday afternoon.

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MLB 2020 Season: Scattered thoughts on the Boston Red Sox scheduleMonday was a strange day around baseball with some teams struggling to even get on the field to practice due to a delay in COVID testing results, some players casting doubts on the viability of the season, and amid all of that the 2020 schedule being released.

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Mookie Betts: Baseball Didn't Do a Good Job With Response to FloydMookie Betts wasn't moved by Major League Baseball's response in the wake of George Floyd's death in police custody, and the Los Angeles Dodgers' newest star has a goal of getting the Black community to love baseball as much as he does.

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Airborne coronavirus: What you should do nowHere are answers to a few questions raised by the latest research.

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OTM Open Thread 7/7: It is TuesdayHappy Tuesday everyone. Got pretty much nothing today. Our Fake Sox got rained out so we don't even have that.

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A high-risk Florida teen who died from COVID-19 attended a huge church party, then was given hydroxychloroquine by her parents, report saysA number of medical professionals have condemned the actions taken by the teen's family in the weeks before her death.

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Vermont Releases COVID Guidelines for CollegesColleges and Universities in Vermont will welcome students back on campus this with quarantine requirements, coronavirus tests and contracts under new state guidelines released Tuesday.

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The Tuesday Ticker #1Watching the morning local news , I have been struck by several random thoughts and questions concerning the current state of affairs in the country.

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LeBron James' career as told through the eyes of the Boston CelticsAcross his nearly 17-year career, the evolution of LeBron James can be traced through his yearly battles with the Boston Celtics.

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Two First Alerts Issued For Impactful Weather This WeekNew England sits on the cusp of significantly more humid air to our southwest, but remains in comfort for one more day.

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Body Found on Bike Path Near Boston-Milton LineMassachusetts State Police are conducting a death investigation after a body was found on a bike path near the Boston-Milton line on Tuesday morning.

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BRIEF-Tonix Pharmaceuticals Plans Massachusetts Research, Development Facility To Accelerate Clinical Development Of Vaccines, Protein-Based TherapeutTonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp.

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Another Public Health Hazard? Baker Warns of Early EEE ThreatAs Massachusetts continues to reopen from the coronavirus shutdowns, Gov. Charlie Baker addressed another public health threat on Tuesday - eastern equine encephalitis.

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Boston Red Sox News: Jackie Bradley Jr., Mookie Betts, Dave DombrowskiMonday was filled with issues around COVID testing around the league, though the Red Sox have been fortunate enough to steer clear of problems so far.

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Morning Skate: UnphasedThe league is moving forward.

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The Revolution are adapting to the heat in Orlando in preparation to MLS Back to the Tournament.The Revolution open play against the Montreal Impact, the team they lost to in the season opener.

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Kent Taylor ready for second run at life after brain surgeryKent Taylor realized something was very wrong when he switched from teaching English at Norton High to remotely from home in early March in the wake of the coronavirus.

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Drive-In Movies in Greater Boston — 2020If you are looking for an alternative to the traditional theater experience, a drive-in movie in Boston is a fun event for the whole family!

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War on terror survives Rand Paul's attempt to end itToday al-Qaeda, the group responsible for the Sept. 11 attacks, is far weaker than it was nearly 20 years ago.

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Doc spotlights self-starting Oscar winner Olympia DukakisOn Broadway in the ‘70s she couldn't even audition - her name sounded too ethnic.

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Grant Williams prepares for a flashback experienceFrom the group living to rotating games, plans for the Orlando bubble bring Grant Williams back to the immediate past.

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One of Massachusetts' biggest landlords extends eviction moratoriumThe state's largest affordable housing landlord is extending its moratorium on tenant evictions for financial hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic through the end of the year, the company announced Monday.

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Red Sox CF Jackie Bradley Jr. reacts to Torii Hunter's experiences with racism at Fenway ParkTorii Hunter, who recently told ESPN he was "called the N-word in Boston a hundred times" and always kept Boston on his list of teams on a no-trade clause, was a mentor to Jackie Bradley Jr. when h...

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Letters to the editorTrump unbowed One thing about our loud, proud and unbowed president, he can take a punch and keep on keeping on.

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Reaffirming strong America, Trump must meet the momentHis words drew a sharp contrast to the cultural unraveling in which progressive activists and their media allies look to tear down history and engage in a full assault against our institutions and values.

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US still 'knee-deep' in first wave of coronavirus pandemic, Fauci saysIn the span of a week and a half, the number of coronavirus cases in the United States has doubled, yet officials are saying this is still the first wave of the pandemic.

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21-Year-Old Dies in Westfield Multi-Car CrashA 21-year-old man from Plymouth died in a multiple-car crash in Westfield Monday, according to police.

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Massachusetts Reopening Plan: What's Open and Closed?The first step of Phase 3 of the state's 4-phased reopening started Monday, including gyms, fitness studios, movie theaters, museums and outdoor venues.

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Report: MBTA Approach to COVID-19 May Worsen TrafficThe MBTA lags behind several peer agencies in its preparedness to minimize COVID-19 risks as public activity resumes, falling short in both long-term planning and mandating safe rider practices despite success in cleaning and workforce management, according to an analysis by a business-backed group.

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Massachusetts Bracing For High Number Of EEE Cases Again This SummerMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said the state is expecting another summer with a high number of cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis.

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Temperatures, Thunderstorm Potential Rising Through the WeekToday will be cooler than yesterday with high temperatures largely in the 70s across New England.

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Trump provides a defenseAmid the Independence Day celebrations and tucked between news stories of wanton use of illegal fireworks in the streets and statue topplings in public squares, there was another event that occurred over the weekend that was notable, and refreshingly positive.

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U.S. must finally address tax avoidance controversyAmericans are undoubtedly frustrated with the double standard enjoyed by large multinational corporations. Each year, these massive companies earn billions of dollars in profit from America's lucra...

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Should free public transit be offered to neighborhoods of color in Boston?There is no such a thing as a free lunch. There is no free anything because somebody else always picks up the tab.

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Wall Street rises again, joins worldwide upswell for marketsWall Street joined a worldwide upswell by markets on Monday, as stocks push higher on hopes that the economy can continue its dramatic turnaround despite all the challenges ahead.

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Lessons In Handling The Coronavirus Arizona Could Learn From MassachusettsArizona is facing one of the worst coronavirus outbreaks in the U.S., with the highest ever testing positivity rates.

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Red Sox dogged by claims of racism, sexual abuseGerald Armstrong is one of more than a dozen Black men who said they were sexually molested by former Red Sox clubhouse manager Donald "Fitzy" Fitzpatrick when they were youths.

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Warren's bill keeps low-income renter families off streetsWhile comfortable Americans are passing the pandemic studying their favorite restaurants' take-out schedules and strategizing Zoom techniques, tens of millions of our countrymen, dramatically less fortunate, are desperately trying to keep their families from being tossed out into the street.

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Video: #blacklivesmatter Boston Marches To #sayhernameIn addition to celebrating Black women, BLM Boston was also gathering to demand the city of Boston redirect the $40.1 million that is budgeted for policing into schools and resources that will benefit the community.

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The Mass. RMV Issued Hundreds of Invalid Suspensions. It Doesn't Plan To Stop.For weeks, Mike Murphy's new Honda Civic has been parked inside his parents' barn, gathering dust.

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China criticizes US joint carrier drills in South China SeaBEIJING — China on Monday accused the U.S. of flexing its military muscles in the South China Sea by conducting joint exercises with two U.S. aircraft carrier groups in the strategic wat...

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'You Have to Have Food': Bars Adapting to New Business Model to Reopen SoonerThe beers are back and so are the patrons at The Tam Bar in Boston's Theater District.

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Five Questions with Walter Wright on his split with Pain Chain, BloomIt is truly a marvelous place. Even more marvelous is when two stand-outs of the scene, Walter Wright and Pain Chain team up to make folks truly aware what the purpose of improvised electronic music is, 'improvisation as a way of being present in the world.'

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Some legislative leaders benefited from pandemic loansA federal program criticized by Democratic House Speaker Sara Gideon for helping special interests provided a forgivable loan of between $1 million and $2 million to the law firm where her husband works, according to data released by the Small Business Administration on Monday.

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Three Lowell National Park Service employees retire after decades of serviceLOWELL — Together, they have more than 100 years of experience with the Lowell National Historical Park.

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Tewksbury follows state into Phase 3 reopeningTEWKSBURY — About about five months of COVID-19-prompted quarantine the state has moved into Phase 3 of Gov.

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State to mail out 4.5 million absentee-ballot applications next weekGov. Weld signed the Covid-19-related bill and now the state is getting ready to mail out applications for both the September primaries and the November final election.

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NY count: 6,300 virus patients were sent to nursing homesNEW YORK — New York hospitals released more than 6,300 recovering coronavirus patients into nursing homes during the height of the pandemic under a controversial, now-scrapped policy, state officials said Monday, but they argued it was not to blame for one of the nation's highest nursing home death tolls.

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Three Dorchester murder victims identifiedBoston Police today identified the three most recent murder victims in Boston, all of whom were killed in Dorchester: Read more.

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Coronavirus in Massachusetts: 15 More Deaths, 157 New CasesMassachusetts on Monday reported 15 new deaths from the coronavirus and 157 additional cases on the day the state entered Phase 3 of its reopening process.

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Board games and basketball: Grant Williams cherished time living with Kemba WalkerKemba Walker and Grant Williams spent a ton of time together over the last three months when the NBA was on lockdown.

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Chicago's holiday weekend ends with 17 dead, 70 woundedOne of Chicago's bloodiest holiday weekends in memory ended with 17 people fatally shot, including a 7-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy, and 70 more wounded, despite a concerted effort to quell the violence with an additional 1,200 police officers on the streets.

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Power Play: Boston City Council would get more control over budget under proposalA city councilor on Monday proposed that the City Council should get more control over the budget - and share equal power with the mayor - but questions remain about whether the budget process would turn "dysfunctional," a watchdog tells the Herald.

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Second Positive EEE Mosquito Sample Found In MassachusettsEastern Equine Encephalitis has been found in Massachusetts mosquitoes for a second time this year.

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Red Sox' summer camp updates: Dave Dombrowski goes back to work, Bobby Dalbec missing from campDombrowski, who has yet to join another front office since the Red Sox fired him last August, is listed as an official baseball adviser for the Music City Baseball LLC, a company put together to try to bring either an expansion MLB team to Nashville or move a current team from its home city to Nashville.

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