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Person hospitalized after car slams through Abington shedA person was taken to the hospital on Friday after a car went crashing through a shed in Abington.

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Anger in states over pace of COVID-19 vaccine allotmentsUncertainty over the pace of federal COVID-19 vaccine allotments triggered anger and confusion Friday in some states, with officials worried that the shipments they expected won't be coming through.

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Pompeo offers burst of actions, attacks before leaving StateWASHINGTON — Mike Pompeo isn't quietly fading away. In his final days as secretary of state, he's issuing orders that have caused international consternation and tweeting up a storm on his official and personal accounts to cement his legacy as a prime promoter of President Donald Trump’s “America First” doctrine.

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Former BC student charged in boyfriend's suicide will be tried for manslaughterA former Boston College student who for months allegedly “physically, verbally and psychologically” abused her boyfriend before he jumped to his death in May of 2019 — just hours before he was slated to receive his diploma - will be tried for manslaughter, officials said.

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Billionaire right-wing patron Adelson buried in JerusalemJERUSALEM — Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire casino magnate who made prolific donations to right-wing politicians and causes in the United States and Israel, was laid to rest in Jerusalem on Friday.

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CDC concerned virus variant may dominate in USNEW YORK — Health officials say by March, a new and more infectious strain of coronavirus — first found in the United Kingdom — will likely become the dominant strain in the United States.

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The online shopping exec Walmart hired to take on Amazon is leavingCNN)  The executive hired to help boost Walmarts e-commerce business to compete with Amazon is leaving the company.

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Despite Trump administration promise, there appear to be no more 'reserve' 2nd vaccine doses to releaseCNN)  Hopes of a surge in Covid-19 vaccine shipments under a new policy to release second doses held in reserve appear to be evaporating  with...

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What to know about the Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King memorial set for Boston CommonThis artist's rendering provided by MASS Design Group illustrates the proposed monument. –Hank Willis Thomas / MASS Design Group via AP.

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FBI: Florida man plotted attack on pro-Trump protestersTALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Florida man was arrested Friday and charged with trying to organize an armed response to pro-President Donald Trump protesters expected at the state Capitol on Sunday, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced.

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Mount Holyoke gets $10 million gift, largest in its historySOUTH HADLEY, Mass. — Mount Holyoke College has received its largest donation ever, a $10 million gift to support scholarships and financial aid, the school announced on Thursday.

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I still feel sick to my stomach: Fall River store owner says he regrets role in Capitol riotMike St. Pierre, who owns Family Foods Grocery Outlet, told WHDH that he has been interviewed by the FBI about his participation and that his attendance at the riot — captured on social media — where five people died, has cost him some business.

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Mike Pence calls Kamala Harris to offer congratulationsWASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence has called his soon-to-be successor Kamala Harris to offer his congratulations, according to two people familiar with the conversation.

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275 cases open in Capitol riot investigation, US prosecutors sayUS investigators have opened up 275 criminal cases and charged roughly 98 individuals in connection to last week's pro-Donald Trump riot at the US Capitol, federal officials said Friday, emphasizing they are focused on rounding up the most violent offenders.

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The Best Picnic Spots in BostonWhile warmer days are a little ahead of us, we're compiling the best picnic spots in the city for when the sun is shining!

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Snow and Rain Expected for Parts of New England SaturdayIt's an intersting Friday... some areas are sunny, others cloudy, and at the ski areas the mountain tops are sunny with an undercast cloud below.

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California bill would ban intersex surgery for young kidsSACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California lawmaker is trying again to ban some medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex children until they are at least 6-years-old, hoping a narrower focus combined with new legislative leadership will be enough to get the first-of-its-kind legislation signed into law.

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Suspect wanted in shooting arrested after standoff at Westminster hotelA suspect wanted in connection with a shooting early Friday morning was arrested hours later following a standoff at a hotel in Westminster, officials said.

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Mass. Schools Report 930 New COVID-19 Cases Among Students, StaffMassachusetts education officials on Thursday reported 930 new cases of the coronavirus among students and staff over a one-week period.

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What chance do the Celtics have against the new-look Nets?Having now added the reigning three-time scoring champion alongside two of this generation's deadliest shot creators, the Nets have set the bar at an unprecedented level, leaving plenty of Celtics' faithful wondering how they'll circumvent the latest superteam in a likely playoff series.

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Boston police arrest attorney wanted in connection with rape, breaking and enteringGary Zerola, 49, is slated to be arraigned Friday in Boston Municipal Court on charges related to the alleged incidents, according to the Boston Police Department.

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Massachusetts Attorney General Reviewing Road Rage Complaint Against DA Rachael RollinsMassachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is reviewing an alleged road rage incident involving Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins, Healey's office confirmed.

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New Hampsire Mask Mandate Being ExtendedGov. Chris Sununu is extending New Hampshire's mask mandate, citing the state's high coronavirus case rates, hospitalizations and fatalities.

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Rhode Island zoo announces passing of beloved giraffeA zoo in Rhode Island on Friday announced the passing of a beloved Masai giraffe.

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Massachusetts To Experience Soggy Saturday With Wind-Driven RainWhile most in Massachusetts will get a good soaking of rain, some of the higher elevations in the eastern slopes of the Berkshires and northern Worcester County will get some heavy, wet snow during the onset of the storm.

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The Best Cheap Brunches in BostonCheck out our list of the ten best spots to score a cheap brunch in the Boston area.

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Trump to leave Washington on morning of Biden's inaugurationWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will leave Washington next Wednesday morning, just before President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, to begin his post-presidential life in Florida....

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NBA fines Irving $50,000 for health, safety violationsNEW YORK — Kyrie Irvings absence from the Brooklyn Nets has cost him nearly $1 million.

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Maybe being potato faced isn't all that badYesterday, the day after City Councilor Frank Baker complained about being called "potato faced" on Twitter, the CEO of Taco Bell made a potato-faced announcement: Read more.

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CelticsPod podcast: Abby Chin InterviewTV Abby becomes Podcast Abby for this awesome interview.

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MGH doctor urges Gov. Baker to speed up vaccinations in MassachusettsEvery day we wait so we can ensure something - that we follow some rule set up - we’re having more and more people infected and getting sick.”.

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The Boston City Council unanimously supports removing Trump from office"We've got to seek justice. We've got to hold folks accountable."

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Massachusetts governor vetoes higher offshore wind targetA climate bill that would have raised the state's offshore wind target by an additional 2.4GW has been stymied by the governor on the grounds that cutting emissions by an extra 5% in the next ten years would cost $6 billion.

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The Best Things We Ate This Week, Winter 2021 EditionPlus, a new contender for the city's best fried chicken sandwich.

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Reward offered after first responder flags on Cape overpass sprayed with destructive liquidA $2,500 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest in connection with the destruction of a number of flags that hang from an overpass dedicated to first responders on Cape Cod, officials said.

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Guy tases somebody who asked him to put on a mask on a bus at Forest Hills, police sayTransit Police report they are looking for a guy they say whipped out a taser and used it on somebody who asked him to pull up his mask on a bus at Forest Hills station around 2:10 p.m.

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MLB Offseason: What'll be left in spring training?It doesn't feel like any of these players is in any rush to sign, and I wouldn't actually be shocked if these four in particular were still unsigned by this time next month.

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Member of the Mattapan Latin Kings branch gets 32 months in prisonA Latin Kings member who may have helped an English High School counselor remove drugs and guns from his apartment after the counselor shot a student in the head was sentenced to a little more than 2 1/2 years in federal prison on RICO charges for his membership in the Morton Street Bricks chapter of the national gang.

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A Mass. destination just ranked among the 30 best Valentine's Day getawaysA Nantucket hotel was also named among the most romantic hotels in the U.S.

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A Running List of Boston Restaurants That Are Temporarily Closed in 2020The Painted Burro, No. 9 Park, State Park, and more have announced temporary closures due to the pandemic.

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'Laura's Law,' Improving ER Access in Mass., Is SignedHospital signage and safety legislation pitched as a response to the tragic 2016 death of Laura Levis is set to become law on Friday, according to one of the...

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US says Capitol rioters intended to 'capture and assassinate' elected officialsFederal prosecutors offered the most chilling description yet of rioters who seized the Capitol last week, writing in a new court filing that the intention was "to capture and assassinate elected officials."

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FanPost Friday: What'll be shocking?2020 wasn't great for moves. 2021 may be good for moves.

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Study: One in five Bostonians don't plan to get a Covid-19 shotThe Dorchester Reporter reports on a study by UMass Boston, which says the number is way higher among Black Bostonians: Some 50% say they have little or no interest in a shot.

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Parts of New England Could Get a Half a Foot of Snow This WeekendFriday brings a break between Thursday’s weak system that delivered light rain and snow to some and what remains of the once-powerful storm that’s crossed the northern tier of our nation and passes through New England Saturday.

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Katherine Clark condemns colleagues who booed Cori Bush on House floorBoth Clark and Bush said in speeches on the House floor that white supremacy was at the root of the mob attack on the Capitol last week.

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Winning games with an 8-man rotationWith limited depth, the Celtics will drastically change their play style for a few games.

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Massachusetts AG probing road-rage allegations against DA Rachael RollinsThe Massachusetts attorney general is probing an alleged road-rage incident involving Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins, who is accused of threatening to write a woman a ticket in a parking lot.

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Boston hat store sees 714% jump in tinfoil hat salesBOSTON, MA  The local hat shop Top of the Morning has reported a 714% jump in tinfoil hat sales.

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Lady Gaga to sing anthem, J-Lo to perform at inaugurationLady Gaga will sing the national anthem at Joe Biden’s inauguration and Jennifer Lopez will give a musical performance on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol when Biden is sworn in as the nation’s 46th president next Wednesday.

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Healey launching review of road rage complaint involving DA Rachael RollinsDistrict attorney, fellow driver report differing versions of Christmas Eve incident.

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Boston Health Chief Marty Martinez a€˜Absolutely' Weighing Mayoral RunBoston health and human services chief Marty Martinez said Thursday that he's "absolutely considering" a mayoral bid, describing himself as "intensely focused" on the city's pandemic response and saying recovery from COVID-19 will be a major focus of any potential successor to Mayor Marty Walsh.

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Alex Verdugo ranked fourth among top center fielders by MLB NetworkIs the Bradley replacement already on the roster?

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Baker reluctantly struck down climate change bill, citing multiple concernsGov. Charlie Baker said he supported the bill’s climate goals but differed “on how these goals should best be achieved.”.

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OTM Open Thread 1/15: It is FridayHappy Friday everyone. Today is the final day for teams and players to exchange arbitration figures.

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MLB Rumors: Phillies sign Archie BradleyAs for the Red Sox part of all this, well, again, there are a bunch of late-inning arms still out there like Alex Colomé and Brad Hand, among others, that it's too early to panic about nothing coming.

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TiberiusA story: I first heard "Furrow", the second single off Allston indie rocker Tiberius' latest album, Lull, while on a Zoom call...

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This Old House # 5 ~ David TildenOnce again I was searching through my family trees and I noticed that there were quite a few photos of the homes that my ancestors had lived in.

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Police: 2 arrested, guns and ballistic vest seized after chase ends in Brockton crashTwo people driving a car containing firearms, ammunition, and a ballistic vest were arrested after they crashed in Brockton early Friday morning following a police chase, authorities said.

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Boston Red Sox News: Andrew Benintendi, Rafael Devers, Theo EpsteinAs the week has gone on it has seemed more and more likely that a trade involving Andrew Benintendi was coming, to the point that some expect it to be done by the end of the weekend.

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REVIEW: Some Kind of Heaven dir. Lance OppenheimSome Kind of Heaven shares a considerable amount of DNA with such early Errol Morris efforts as Gates of Heaven and Vernon, Florida, which turn a non-judgemental, yet undeniably amused, eye toward people who can be described as “aggressively real.” As with those films, there will likely be some who question whether its quirky approach...

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Munroe TavernThe Munroe Tavern was taken over by British soldiers after the Battles of Lexington and Concord.

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RECAP: Tuukka Rask flawless in overtime, beat Devils in a shootoutRask flashed the blocker against Kyle Palmieri, who waltzed to the net after a breakaway attempt with so much time and space between the closest defender that he could have stopped for drive-thru and still gotten off a shot.

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Massachusetts Parole Board Approves First Commutation Under Baker AdministrationThe Massachusetts Parole Board recommended commuting the life in prison sentence of Thomas Koonce. The decision was unanimous.

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Thursday's high school scores and highlightsBOYS ALPINE SKIING Concord-Carlisle 49, Winchester 41 Lincoln-Sudbury 55, Wayland 31 41, Bedford 36 Nashoba 49, Concord-Carlisle 42 Nashoba 52, Winchester 37 Weston 46, Lincoln-Sudbury 43 Weston 63, Wayland 26 GIRLS ALPINE SKIING Lincoln Sudbury 51, Wayland 38 56, Bedford 30 Nashoba 45, Concord-Carlisle 44 Nashoba 45, Winchester 44 Weston 58,...

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Mass Vaccination Site at Gillette Stadium Opens for Soft LaunchThe doors of Gillette Stadium open Friday to first responders in a soft launch of the state's first mass vaccination site.

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How to Survive the Pandemic: Winter EditionNow that we're in the thick of winter, we're going to have to think differently about our pandemic coping tools.

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MIAA Ice Hockey Committee mulls safety protocol worriesWhile reports from individual districts were generally positive, the difficulties in adhering to safety protocols were a source of consternation among members at Thursday’s MIAA Ice Hockey Committee meeting.

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Lauren Ambrose goes back to non-reality in Season 2 of 'The Servant'Lauren Ambrose came to Oscar-nominated director M. Night Shyamalan’s supernatural series “The Servant” ready, she thought, for most anything.

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Closely divided Congress no mandate for radical energy courseThe 2020 election cycle clearly was not a mandate for a fundamental transformation of our nation.

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Risk pays off for Leslie Odom Jr. in 'One Night' roleOne Night in Miami” might seem a dream project for countless talents. But it took Odom a few looks to make sure it was right for him.

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Drones + lots of droning = sci-fi mess 'Outside the Wire'Yet another Netflix meat-and-potatoes original that boasts a strong cast headed by Anthony Mackie and talented Brit Damson Idris, “Outside the Wire” takes a promising near-future sci-fi plot about two U.S. soldiers, one of them a cyborg, and manages to screw it up entirely.

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The Patriots' five steps to rebuilding, No. 1: Commit to a quarterbackThe Patriots could add a quarterback in free agency, trade up to pick one in the draft or sit and see who's available at 15th overall.

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Staff prepares to administer vaccines at Gillette; Fenway eyed as 2nd mass siteStaffers are preparing to administer coronavirus vaccines at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough as talks swirl about making Fenway Park in Boston another mass vaccination site.

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Liam Neeson chases more bad guys in 'The Marksman'Jim is about to lose his ranch when he comes across a desperate young mother named Rosa and her elementary school age son Miguel illegally crossing into the U.S. with a truckload of cartel murderers on their trail.

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Morning Skate: The right footA win is a win is a win!

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Boston Police Investigating Officer After Capitol RiotsThe Boston Police Department is investigating an officer who may have attended the rally-turned riot on the U.S. Capitol last week and allegedly posted threats on social media, according to authorities.

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Regret that I went: Fall River business owner discusses his participation in Capitol riotA Fall River business owner who participated in the riot at the United States Capitol last week described the tension he felt there that day and said he regretted attending.

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Docs offer playbook for getting kids back in schoolAt Boston University Academy — an independent, 200-student high school integrated with Boston University — we have just finished a semester of in-person learning open to all students four days per week with no reported positive cases among students and teachers, and only one case of a temporary staff member, which did not lead to any...

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Biden should consider pardon for TrumpFor a country in which many Trump voters view Biden as "not my president," it could go a long way toward bridging the rancorous divide.

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Posting violent Tweets OK  if youre a Hollywood eliteSocial media platforms such as Twitter are only focused on President Donald Trump and his millions of devoted fans.

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UFC Fight Island: Methuen's Calvin Kattar ready for 'massive' main event against Max HollowayKattar, a Methuen native, is one of the biggest rising stars in the featherweight division of UFC, and he has a chance to take a huge step in his career with Saturday’s main event clash against Hol...

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Weekend Storm to Bring Mix of Rain and SnowToday is a nice quiet end to the work week before a windy, rainy system moves.

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THIS MONTH: Massachusetts Families, Educators Spotlight Importance of K-12 Education OptionsIn the midst of a school year like no other, Massachusetts families and educators are gearing up to safely spotlight education options during...

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Car Crashes in Brockton After Police ChaceTwo armed people were taken to the hospital after losing control in a police chase and crashing into a pole in Brockton early Friday morning.

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Massachusetts Gov. Vetoes Bill Calling for Net-Zero Emissions by MidcenturyThe legislation also would have raised the state's renewable portfolio standard to 40 percent by 2030.

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Bruins win 3-2 in SO, spoil Ruff's debut as Devils coachNEWARK, N.J. — Brad Marchand had a goal and an assist, then scored the only goal in the shootout as the Boston Bruins beat New Jersey 3-2 on Thursday night to spoil Lindy Ruff's debut as Devils coach.

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Jets hire 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh as coachNEW YORK  The New York Jets were searching for a leader, someone who could bring a frustrated, playoff-starved franchise back to respectability.

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Massachusetts COVID Dashboard: Town by Town Coronavirus Cases, Red Zone CommunitiesNearly two-thirds of Massachusetts' communities are at the highest risk of coronavirus transmission, state health data released Thursday shows.

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Marchand lifts Bruins to win in season openerNEWARK, N.J. — Brad Marchand had a goal and an assist, then scored the only goal in the shootout as the Boston Bruins beat New Jersey 3-2 on Thursday night to spoil Lindy Ruff’s debut as Devils coach.

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Brad Marchand lifts Bruins to shootout win over Devils in season-openerThe Bruins earned the two points they wanted in their season-opener against the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night.

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Boston Police investigating whether officer went down to DC for the failed coupThe Globe reports BPD is also looking at whether he issued threats on Twitter. His Twitter feed is gone now, but, of course, somebody saved his tweets and forwarded them to BPD first.

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Massachusetts offering COVID-19 grants to small businessesSo far, the administration has awarded close to $195 million in direct financial support to more than 4,100 small businesses out of a $668 million fund set up to support small businesses across the state.

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Todays question  Do you think the political violence in Washington, D.C. is over?Groton Police did not purchase firearms from Tyngsboro cop facing firearms charges.

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Oliver Ames girls top Foxboro for second time this weekFOXBORO — The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many new wrinkles to this season, including taking on the same opponent just days apart.

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Fake US leg band may get pigeon a reprieve in AustraliaCANBERRA, Australia  A pigeon that Australia declared a biosecurity risk may get a reprieve after a U.S. bird organization declared its identifying leg band was fake.

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Local roundup: Pelham cruises past CampbellJordan Galgay poured in 16 points to lead the Pelham girls basketball team to a 52-29 victory over Campbell on Thursday.

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BPDA approves South Boston L St. Edison Power PlantThe BPDA has signed off on the massive L St. Edison Power Plant redevelopment, advancing a project that would bring major changes to the South Boston neighborhood.

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Why Is Massachusetts' Vaccine Rollout Lagging So Far Behind Its Neighbors?Massachusetts might be a hub of scientific discovery and home to coronavirus vaccine producer Moderna, but it ranks 25th at actually getting shots in peoples' arms — and dead last among the New England states.

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Charlie Baker vetoes climate bill, OKs economic developmentGov. Charlie Baker on Thursday dashed legislators dreams for bold action on climate change, vetoing a bill that sought to cut carbon emissions over concerns it would cripple housing construction.

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Biden unveils $1.9T plan to stem COVID-19 and steady economyPresident-elect Joe Biden unveiled a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan Thursday to end "a crisis of deep human suffering" by speeding up vaccines and pumping out financial help to those struggling with the pandemic's prolonged economic fallout.

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Search continues for missing Lowell man who jumped into Concord RiverLOWELL — Lowell Police recruited help from two other agencies as they used submersible drones Wednesday in their continuing search for a 25-year-old Lowell man who jumped into the icy waters of the Concord River while fleeing from arrest on domestic battery charges on Dec.

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Is Gilmore Pondering His Patriots Future in This Cryptic Tweet?Stephon Gilmore's name has often been floated in trade rumors, and the Patriots cornerback added fuel to the fire Thursday with a cryptic tweet.

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A wet wipe proved a Concord bank robber's undoing, feds sayVeteran bank robber Angel Robles didn't have much time to live it up with the $383.97 he made off with from a Concord bank last November because investigators were able to lift at least one of his fingerprints from the wipe he held during the robbery and then dropped before he ran out of the bank and back to the stolen U-Haul he had parked...

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New Boston-area sewage samples show record high signs of COVID-19The Massachusetts Water Resources Authority has been tracking traces of the coronavirus in wastewater on a daily basis.

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Prosecutor Finds Deadly 2020 Police Shooting in Newbury Was JustifiedA Massachusetts prosecutor said Thursday that a deadly police shooting last year was justified. Thomas Murray, a 31-year-old Dracut man, was shot and killed by...

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Biden announces $1.9T coronavirus plan including more stimulus checksPresident-elect Joe Biden rolled out a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan — including $1,400 stimulus checks — aimed at beating back the highly contagious virus and resurrecting an economy in tatters from the pandemic.

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Police in Medford Seek Missing WomanPolice are looking for a woman who went missing Thursday in Medford, Massachusetts. Authorities say 60-year-old Denise Fino walked away from a medical facility...

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Trump impeachment trial timeline unclear as D.C. prepares for Biden's inaugurationWhile the timeline for President Trump's second U.S. Senate trial remained murky one day after he was impeached for a second time by the U.S. House, one thing was clear — Alan Dershowitz won't be representing him.

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Gov. Baker Vetoes Climate Bill, Citing Housing Concerns in MassachusettsScuttling what looked to be a major session-ending accomplishment for the Massachusetts Legislature, Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday said he would veto ambitious climate legislation over his concerns that key pieces of the bill could stymie housing construction.

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Walker inching closer to return for shorthanded CelticsAfter having three games postponed since Sunday due to health and safety protocols related to COVID-19, the Celtics are expected to take the court on Friday night at TD Garden against the Orlando Magic.

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IRS warns of coronavirus schemes targeting MassachusettsIf you get some sort of weird message purporting to be from the Internal Revenue Service, don't respond or give any info —it's just some scammer, the federal tax agency's criminal investigations wing said.Â.

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Lady Gaga to sing anthem, J-Lo to perform at inaugurationLady Gaga will sing the national anthem at Joe Biden’s inauguration and Jennifer Lopez will give a musical performance on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol when Biden is sworn in as the nation’s 46th president next Wednesday.

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Bruins notes: Charlie McAvoy ready to take next stepCharlie McAvoy was heading into uncharted waters in the Bruins' season opener on Thursday night.

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Charlie Baker vetoes sweeping climate change billTop Democratic lawmakers on Beacon Hill have vowed to immediately refile the bill and pass it again, if the Republican governor refused to sign the legislation.

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229 Massachusetts communities at high risk for coronavirus, more than 200,000 people vaccinatedNearly two-thirds of Massachusetts cities and towns are now in the high-risk "red" zone for coronavirus transmission, while more than 200,000 people in the Bay State have received at least the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to state health officials on Thursday.

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Alex Morse did not violate UMass Amherst policies in conduct with students: reportAlex Morse says he’s “exploring legal options” after an independent investigation UMass Amherst commissioned and released this week found the Holyoke mayor’s social media overtures made students “feel uncomfortable” but did not violate the school’s sexual harassment or consensual relationship policies.Â.

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Boston Firefighter Sex Discrimination Case Settled for $3.2MA former Boston firefighter who said she was sexually harassed by male colleagues while on the job, then denied a better position as retaliation for reporting the harassment, has reached a $3.2 million settlement with the city, her attorneys said Tuesday.

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Renewed search to fill Boston School Committee seat officially begins after finalist backed outThe process of filling a vacant seat on the Boston School Committee has now completely restarted after Mayor Martin Walsh's original appointment backed out, and previous interviewees will be offered the chance to throw their hat back in the ring.

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Massachusetts reports 74 additional deaths linked to virus, 5,545 new casesThe Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 74 additional deaths linked to the coronavirus and 5,545 new confirmed cases.

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Olympic swimmer released but ordered to stay away from DCDENVER — A five-time Olympic swimming medalist charged with participating in a deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol was released from federal custody Thursday but ordered to stay away from Washington, D.C. until after next week's inauguration.

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Boston mayoral race: Martinez 'absolutely' considering run; Tompkins, Michlewitz outThe pool of possible candidates to replace the likely outgoing Mayor Martin Walsh continues to take shape, with Walsh's coronavirus point-man saying he's "absolutely" considering a run and two other influential Boston pols ruling themselves out.

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Tom Brady preps for historic matchup with Drew Brees on SundayAt a combined age of 85, Brady and Brees are the oldest starting quarterbacks playing against each other in NFL history.

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Coronavirus vaccination picking up in Massachusetts, but state still lags behind as doses slow to arriveMassachusetts lags behind nearby states in vaccinating residents, but data show recent efforts to stand up more than 100 vaccination sites - including one at Gillette Stadium that will eventually innoculate up to 5,000 people per day - are working to get shots into arms faster.

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Mass. reports 523 new COVID-19 cases among students, 407 among school staffThe weekly update from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education only reflects coronavirus cases reported to the state by public school districts.

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Free Admission to Zoo New England on MLK Day, Monday, January 18thLooking for something fun to do with the family this weekend? This coming Monday, Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo will be free to the public!

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Massachusetts restaurants, small businesses told 'don't leave money on the table,' apply for state small business grantsRistorante Saraceno in Boston's North End can serve just 10 diners at a time under current coronavirus restrictions that have pushed cash-strapped small businesses to the brink but a state-run grant program hopes to save as many as it can from extinction.

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New year but same old stuff: Red Line just not up to snuffBen Chan reports he was on the Red Line platform at Downtown Crossing around 5:40 p.m.

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Public Skate: Bruins at Devils, Opening NightThe Bruins open their 2020-21 slate against new division foe, the New Jersey Devils!

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Rhode Island, Massachusetts National Guard deploying to WashingtonAhead of the inauguration. Though it has been tradition for Rhode Island to send the National Guard for the inauguration, Lt.

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Howie Carr: Restaurants in Massachusetts tired of 'being beat up'We’re all in this together, right? That’s what Gov. Baker keeps screaming at us – hectoring, lecturing, threatening, demanding, even banging his fists as he thunders one preposterous, counter-productive order after another.

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New Interest in a€˜Absolutely Gorgeous' Ancient Caves, as Vermonters Look for Outdoor EscapesOne scenic Vermont sight may be new even to most locals because it's hard to get to—until the weather conditions are just right.

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Nearly 2/3 of Mass. Towns in COVID Red Zone; Over 200K Have Begun VaccinationsNearly two-thirds of Massachusetts' communities are at the highest risk of coronavirus transmission, state health data released Thursday shows.

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Mass. reports 5,545 new COVID-19 cases, 74 new deathsThe state also reported 2,226 COVID-19 patients in acute hospitals and alternate care sites. Here's the data reported Thursday, Jan.

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Boston city officials consider run for mayorMarty Martinez, the city's chief of health and human services, said he is "absolutely considering" launching a campaign.

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The Road To Home Delivery Pt. 5: Dogs In The Fight—identifying The PlayersJostling for position and influence are the disadvantaged candidates, existing industry participants, and municipalities.

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Massachusetts reports 930 new coronavirus cases in schools in the past weekA total of 930 staff and students in Massachusetts schools have tested positive for coronavirus in the last week, more than doubling last week's total of 431, according to data from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

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Massachusetts Has Received 347,450 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses So FarOver the last week, Massachusetts has received just shy of 19,000 more doses of the coronavirus vaccine.

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Mass. Confirms 5,545 More COVID Cases, 74 New DeathsMassachusetts reported 5,545 new confirmed coronavirus cases Thursday and an additional 74 deaths.

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12 year old charged with stabbing father, attempted murderAUBURN, Maine — Police in Maine said a 12-year-old girl has been charged with attempted murder, accused of injuring her father in a stabbing in their home.

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Congressman Seth Moulton Weighs In On Impeachment, InsurrectionPlus, Boston Globe columnist Joan Vennochi and Boston Herald columnist Joe Battenfeld take listener calls and reflect on how the question of unity or consequences being debated in Congress is reverberating around the region.

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Governor Baker Has Until Midnight To Sign Major Climate BillIf signed into law, the bill would require Massachusetts to reduce its emissions 50 percent below 1990-levels in the next ten years, and be "net zero" by 2050.

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After The Capitol Riot: A Moment For Unity Or Consequences?Boston Globe columnist Joan Vennochi and Boston Herald columnist Joe Battenfeld take listener calls and reflect on how the question of unity or consequences is reverberating around the region.

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Congressman Seth Moulton On Impeachment, Democratic Agenda in 2021Outside the Capitol, continued outrage and repercussions for last week's insurrection there, even as we see continued threats of more violence as Inauguration Day approaches.

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12 Flavors of Fear, Isolation and ? ! ? ! ? From the 2020 TunnelAvoiding public bathrooms at all costs in the early days of Covid, I pulled off the highway to stop and relieve myself in a patch of woods behind a shopping plaza.

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2 ex-health officials charged with manslaughter in FlintTwo former Michigan health officials were charged Thursday with involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of nine people who got Legionnaires’ disease during the Flint water crisis, as prosecutors revisiting how the city’s water system was contaminated with lead and bacteria also hammered a key adviser to ex-Gov.

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Massachusetts Attorney General looking into road-rage allegations against Rachael RollinsAttorney General Maura Healey's office is now looking into the alleged road-rage confrontation between District Attorney Rachael Rollins and a woman in a Dorchester parking lot.

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My favorite new england bandsI have not gone this long without playing a show in Boston in about 34 years.

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Massachusetts Looks to Ban Gasoline-Powered Vehicle Sales by 2035Massachusetts is ready to follow in California’s footsteps as it moves toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions and looks to ban gasoline-fueled vehicles in a bill that was passed earlier this month.

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VHS Learning Partners with Schools in Massachusetts to Offer Online CoursesMarblehead High School, located in Essex County in the northeastern part of Massachusetts, has chosen to expand course offerings with a new membership that provides 112 student enrollments in VHS Learning courses.

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Gov. Baker Delivers Press Conference from Ristorante SaracenoHe says restaurants and other small businesses have until midnight on January 15 to apply for grants through the state's COVID-19 relief fund.

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BPR Full Show 1/14/21: The 'Backfire' QuestionFormer Suffolk County sheriff and secretary of public safety Andrea Cabral raises some legal questions about the Senate's ability to conduct an impartial impeachment trial of President Trump.

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Higher coronavirus numbers again being foretold in the sewage we produceThe latest Covid-19 RNA readings from the MWRA's Deer Island treatment plant are out and not looking good: After a short stretch in late December where it looked like they were flattening or even coming down, they're once again on a near vertical rise, possibly foretelling yet another spike in Boston Covid-19 numbers.

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Walker taking his time as Celtics look to resume playBOSTON — For now the season debut of Celtics point guard Kemba Walker remains in a holding pattern.

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Wall Or No Wall, Trump 'Fundamentally' Marred U.S. Immigration System, Says Expert NooraniDespite recent statements made by President Trump in Alamo, Tx., Ali Noorani said on Public Radio that the outgoing president's years-long promise of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border fell far short of expectations.

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Boston Celtics daily links 1/14/21All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place.

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NECSEMA Speaks Out on Massachusetts' 'Increasingly Absurd' Flavored Tobacco BanCigarette sales are going over the border to the neighboring states New Hampshire and Rhode Island.

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Bruins lines vs. New Jersey: Game-time decisionsI think it's safe to say that most people here are looking forward to this season with a mixture of confidence and curiosity, as some big names have moved out and some youth has come in.

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Lawyer Who's Faced Multiple Rape Charges Is Again Wanted for Rape, Boston Police SayA Massachusetts lawyer who has previously been charged with rape is wanted in Boston on a new rape charge as well as for allegedly breaking and entering at night, police said.

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National Guard at Capitol: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Connecticut, Vermont to Send 1,000 SoldiersThe governors of five of New England's six states have said that they have received requests to send National Guard members to Washington, D.C. for the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on Jan.

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Springfield officer charged after allegedly tasing pregnant womanThe evidence shows that this officer’s actions are clearly outside of his training, as they were punitive and grossly excessive.""

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Report: Illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher dies in Las VegasGerman news agency dpa is reporting that illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher, the surviving member of the duo Siegfried and Roy, has died in Las Vegas at age 81.

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Mass. working to expedite COVID-19 vaccination processMassachusetts has so far administered roughly one third of the vaccines it has received from the federal government, according to CDC data.

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Massachusetts coronavirus cases rise 5,545 as officials monitor decline in hospitalizationsMassachusetts health officials on Thursday reported 74 new coronavirus deaths and 5,545 new cases, yet another high count of cases while officials keep a close eye on the recent decline in COVID-19 hospitalizations.

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Massachusetts Gov. Baker signs $626 million economic development billGov. Charlie Baker on Thursday signed legislation spreading $626 million around the economy over the next five years and making it easier to build new housing, an area where Massachusetts.

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Expanded vaccine rollout in US spawns a new set of problemsThe rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots.

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Epstein hired as MLB consultant to evaluate rules changesNEW YORK — Former Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox executive Theo Epstein has been hired by Major League Baseball as a consultant for on-field matters and will evaluate possible rule changes.

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Retired firefighter arrested over Capitol attackWASHINGTON — A retired Pennsylvania firefighter has been arrested on suspicion of throwing a fire extinguisher that hit three police officers during the siege at the U.S. Capitol.

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Massachusetts offering COVID-19 grants to small businessesBOSTON — Massachusetts is highlighting efforts to help small businesses survive the economic turmoil they have suffered because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Poll: With the Patriots out, and Tom Brady and Tampa Bay still in, are you rooting for the Bucs?Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady warms up before the first half of an NFL football game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sunday, Dec.

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Celtics Injury Report: When Can Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum Return?The Celtics finally might be able to play basketball Friday. So, what will their squad look like, and when might they get their superstar back?

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Kemba Walker is "feeling good" as he nears a return, also has high praise for the Jays Tatum Brown Boston CelticsWalker says he feels better than he did in the bubble and is ready to return whenever the team decides.

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Massachusetts to send 500 National Guard troops to Washington D.C. for Biden InaugurationMassachusetts will send up to 500 National Guard troops to Washington, D.C. to assist with security at President-elect Joe Biden's Wednesday inauguration, Gov.

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Ghost King Thai Ghost KitchenHeat-seeking fried chicken fans, heres a tasty little morsel — Ken Oringer, Jamie Bissonnette and Co.

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Will new NBA precautions save the league from COVID-19?Can basketball be played through the coronavirus pandemic?

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Daily positivity rate and hospitalizations on the declinePROVIDENCE, R.I. — There are some positive signs in Rhode Islands fight against the coronavirus, according to statistics released Thursday.

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Cajun chain moving into Hyde Park, will serve crabs thereBoston Restaurant Talk reports a chain called Crab du Jour plans to open a restaurant in the America's Food Basket mall on Hyde Park Avenue.

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Galvin: Mass. Could Offer Vaccine Shots While People VoteIn an effort to speed up Massachusetts' coronavirus vaccine distribution plan, Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin is suggesting using polling places in upcoming local elections as a way to get people the first dose of the vaccine.

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Snow and Rain Taper, Limited Sun for Friday in New EnglandA weak front divides New England Thursday afternoon. With a good amount of sunshine we warmed to near 50 degrees along the south coast, while it was snowing and in the 30s near the west end of the Massachusetts Turnpike.

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Charlie Baker defends lagging coronavirus vaccine rollout in Massachusetts"Honestly, I just don't think that's the way we should do this."

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Marty Walsh takes no questions following labor secretary nominationThe mayor didn't take questions in his first briefing since his labor secretary nomination, and canceled TV and radio interviews this week.

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Boston Celtics set to return to action on Friday with at least eight available players Orlando MagicNine players remain on Boston's injury report, with five ruled out.

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Jacob Blake says he was ready to surrender before being shotKENOSHA, Wis. — A Black man who was shot in the back by a white police officer in Wisconsin, triggering several nights of violent protests over the summer and leaving him partially paralyzed, said in an interview broadcast Thursday that he was prepared to surrender just before the officer opened fire.

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Massachusetts coronavirus vaccine rollout: William Galvin pushes for polling place vax programAs many Bay State residents wonder when and where they'll receive a coronavirus vaccine, the state's top election official is proposing communities set up COVID-19 vaccination clinics next to polling places during upcoming elections.

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Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signs $626 million economic development bill that spurs housing production, funds small business grantsCharlie Baker signed a $627 million omnibus bill that weakens zoning laws to boost housing production, funds small business grants and codifies a "Student Loan Borrower Bill of Rights." The economic development bill enacted by lawmakers early Wednesday in the final hours of the two-year legislative session also authorizes funding for several...

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Kenmore Square pub reopensBoston Restaurant Talk reports that Cornwall's Tavern has reopened after a relatively short hibernation.

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Pair sought for robbery at Wood Island Blue Line stopTransit Police report they are looking for these two for a robbery at the Wood island T stop around 11:45 p.m.

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An inside look at a Massachusetts field hospital that's treated hundredsSince Thanksgiving, the seven-day average of daily cases in Massachusetts has increased by 176%. The number of hospitalizations is the highest since May, and on Wednesday, the state surpassed 13,000 confirmed COVID-19-related deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

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Marty Walsh doesn't take questions in first press conference after Labor nomBoston Mayor Martin Walsh skedaddled in the middle of his first press conference since becoming President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for Labor secretary a week previous, leaving not taking questions about the move or the potential mayoral transition.

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Massachusetts Releases Paid Family And Medical Leave UpdatesOn January 12, 2021, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave issued several updates, including guidance on intermittent leave, reimbursements for qualifying paid leave plans, and updated FAQs.

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MIT professor charged with grant fraud, allegedly accepted $29 million from ChinaAn MIT professor who allegedly hid his relationship with the Chinese government while securing millions of dollars in grants from the U.S. and abroad was arrested and charged with fraud on Thursday, according to U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling.Â.

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Winter Hill Bakery Is an Iconic Somerville BakeryFernando Fernandes has been its steward since 1995, but its history stretches back generations.

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MIT professor charged with hiding work for ChinaBOSTON — A Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor was arrested and charged Thursday with hiding work he did for the Chinese government while he was also receiving U.S. dollars for his nanotechnology research.

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Faceoffs the center of attention at MIAA boys lacrosse meetingLacrosse coaches want nothing more than to get their players out on the field in a safe manner.

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Biden pandemic plan: control virus and stabilize the economyWILMINGTON, Del.  The coronavirus action plan President Joe Biden is unveiling Thursday aims to bring new urgency to the nations vaccination campaign coupled with another round o...

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Massachusetts Vaccine Schedule: Gov. Charlie Baker Defends Decision to Vaccinate Inmates Before General PublicMassachusetts will start vaccinating individuals living and working in congregate care facilities and prisons on Monday, Gov.

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It's Harder Than Ever To Find A Bathroom In Boston. What's The City Doing About It?They refuse to respond to this humanitarian crisis where people really need them. We’re just ignoring this problem and it’s getting worse and worse.”.

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Sununu Provides Update on COVID-19 in NHGov. Chris Sununu provided an update on the COVID-19 vaccination timeline for New Hampshire on Thursday afternoon.

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Men's Hockey gears up for home-and-home series against No. 6 MassachusettsPatrick Curry prepares to faceoff against UMass Nov 15, 2019Photo by Caroline Fernandez.

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MIT nanotechnology expert charged with hiding contracts, payments from Chinese institutionsAn MIT professor who specializes in energy-related nanotechnology was arrested today to face federal charges that he hid contracts and grants awarded by Chinese universities and agencies from both the federal government and MIT.

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Years of white supremacy threats culminated in Capitol riotsCHICAGO  Amid the American flags and Trump 2020 posters at the U.S. Capitol during last weeks insurrection were far more sinister symbols: A man walking the halls of Congress car...

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Afraid to LookOld State House and 53 State Street, Boston, Massachusetts In the heart of downtown Boston, on State Street, close to the iconic Old State House, there’s a plaque on the wall of an office building marking the former location of the celebrated Bunch of Grapes Tavern.

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BPD clerk charged with overtime abuse, forging supervisor signaturesA clerk in the detective unit at the District A-1 station downtown was arrested on federal charges yesterday for allegedly forging her supervisors' signatures on overtime slips for time she didn't actually work, the US Attorney's office reports.

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Standard Communities Announces Its First Acquisitions in Massachusetts for $65 MillionBOSTON—Marking its first transactions in Massachusetts, Standard Communities, the affordable housing division of Standard Companies, has acquired Mills Falls Apartments in Methuen, MA, a 97-unit mixed-income property, and Westwood Glen Commons in Westwood, MA, a 156-unit naturally occurring affordable senior community.

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MIT Professor Gang Chen Charged With Fraud for Failing to Disclose Work for Chinese GovernmentGang Chen, who was born in China but is a naturalized U.S. citizen, serves as director of the MIT Pappalardo Micro/Nano Engineering Laboratory and director of...

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Police search for 2 in armed carjacking of Lyft driver in Boston's SeaportPolice were called to Summer Street at Pappas Way around 4:22 p.m. Wednesday.

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Episode 171Boston born U-Meleni Mhlaba-Adebo got her start at Wally's Jazz Café when she was tricked into performing her poetry in front of an audience by her friends.

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Galvin Proposes COVID Vaccines At Massachusetts Voting Sites In SpringGet your COVID-19 vaccine while you vote? Massachusetts Secretary of State Bill Galvin says he's proposed the idea to Gov.

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Vermont to send 100 National Guard troops to WashingtonCOLCHESTER, Vt. — The Vermont National Guard is going to be sending about 100 infantry soldiers to Washington to help provide security for the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.

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These 229 Massachusetts communities are at high risk for COVID-19Sixteen communities have been added to the high-risk category since last week's report and six were removed from it.

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Leader of Boston Covid-19 response looks at running for mayorMarty Martinez, Boston's chief of health and human services, said today he's thinking of running to replace his current boss, Marty Walsh, when Walsh moves to Washington as labor secretary.

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Boston Red Sox 2021 Projections: They're good?That escalated quickly!

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Lawsuit filed on behalf of man injured in moped crashPROVIDENCE, R.I. — A lawsuit filed on behalf of a Rhode Island man who suffered a severe head injury when his moped crashed as he was being closely followed by a police cruiser alleges police used “excessive force and physical brutality.”.

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New Details Emerge About NH Man Charged in Capitol RiotNew details have begun to emerge about the 61-year-old New Hampshire man charged in connection with last week's Capitol riot.

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Gov. Baker Rolls Out $78 Million in New Loans for Pandemic-Hit Small BusinessesCharlie Baker hailed a new round of financial assistance for small businesses in Massachusetts impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, Thursday, saying he hoped the funds would tide them over until economic activities normalize.

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The eagle has landedMary Ellen shows us one of the two bald eagles she watched hanging out yesterday in the trees along the Charles River's Cow Island Pond, off Rivermoor Street in West Roxbury.

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AnjimileAt the end of an exhausting, terrifying, and tragic 2020, a common theme arose in year-end album lists: music acted as an important comfort throughout this year of unrest.

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Know Your Neighbor: The Devils have some young pieces, but aren't quite there yetThey do still have PK Subban though!

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The DA and the traffic incident at South Bay MallWFXT reports on an incident Christmas Eve in the South Bay Mall parking lot involving Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins and another motorist.

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Hundreds of National Guard Members From New England Headed to Washington: What to KnowThe governors of four of New England's six states have said that they have received requests to send National Guard members to Washington, D.C. for the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on Jan.

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On National Day Of Action, Protesters Call For Eviction MoratoriumParticipants took to the streets in the hope of swaying the Biden administration.

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US unemployment claims jump to 965,000 as virus takes tollThe number of people seeking unemployment aid soared last week to 965,000, the most since late August and evidence that the resurgent virus has caused a spike in layoffs.

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TARC Cancels 3 More 2021 Races as Pandemic Rages OnThe Trail Animals Running Club was forced to cancel nine of its 10 trail races in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic took hold in the United States.

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Tecogen Receives Tecochill Order for Massachusetts Cultivation Facility Other OTC:TGENWALTHAM, MA, Jan. 14, 2021 - via NewMediaWire -  Tecogen Inc. , a clean energy company providing ultra-efficient and clean on-site power, heating and cooling equipment, is pleased to announce the sale of two 200-ton Tecochill chillers for a new cannabis cultivation facility located in Massachusetts. The chillers will provide cooling for...

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Light Showers Thursday Precede Weekend StormLots of clouds are in the forecast for a few days, though rain and snow falling from those clouds will be limited.

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WATCH LIVE: Walsh Gives Coronavirus Update as Boston Schools Prepare to ReopenWith his stint as Boston mayor potentially coming to a close in the coming weeks, Marty Walsh is set to provide a coronavirus update at 10 a.m.

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Massachusetts crime lab scandal could widen as another chemist is investigatedA third Massachusetts state chemist is being investigated for possible misconduct that might have resulted in wrongful convictions.

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With a new flag, Massachusetts would fly a symbol of ‘slaughter and attempted genocide' no moreA formal commission will study the state seal at a time of increased awareness about flags and all they represent.

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Geppetto Opens at Cambridge Crossing for Takeout and Delivery Only to StartThe Italian spot from chef Will Gilson completes his three restaurant compound.

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Massachusetts Reports 5,545 New COVID Cases, 74 More DeathsHealth officials said the total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 433,297 while the total number of deaths is 13,156.

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Boston Red Sox Rumors: Team reportedly interested in Marcus SemienHe would be an interesting solution to the second base problem.

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Gov. Baker Defends Decision to Vaccinate Inmates Before General PublicMassachusetts will start vaccinating individuals living and working in congregate care facilities and prisons on Monday, Gov.

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McAvoy's Instagram Video Will Get Bruins Fans Hyped for 2021 SeasonBoston Bruins hockey is back, and Charlie McAvoy is fired up ahead of a crucial season for the young defenseman.

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Car Crashes Into Bank in Westboro, Shattering StorefrontAuthorities are responding after a car crashed through the facade of a bank in Westboro, Massachusetts on Thursday.

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OTM Open Thread 1/14: It is ThursdayThe Red Sox can't put too much on Tanner Houck's shoulders in 2021 He was great in three starts, but there's no need to rush him into an important role.

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The 20 Best Italian Restaurants in BostonIt's not all about the North End.

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Maine National Guard sending soldiers to DC for inaugurationAUGUSTA, Maine — As many as 200 Maine National Guard soldiers are going to assist in the presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., officials say....

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Police investigating after car barrels through bank in WestboroughPolice launched an investigation after a car barreled through a bank in Westborough Thursday morning.

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Why @FacesOfCOVID shares stories of people who've died from the virusThe stories I’m posting each day are being dramatically outpaced by the increasing death rate.”.

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MLB Free Agency: Astros sign Pedro BaezWith spring training getting so close and MLB for now still telling teams things are going to start on time, you would have thought things would pick up in free agency, but at least over the last couple of days that hasn't been the case.

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Thomas Dane HouseAt 365 years old, the Thomas Dane house has been home to many families, including one descendent of a United States President.

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Lady Gaga to sing anthem, J-Lo to perform at inaugurationWASHINGTON — Lady Gaga will sing the national anthem at Joe Biden’s inauguration and Jennifer Lopez will give a musical performance on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol when Biden is sworn in as the nation’s 46th president next Wednesday.

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Former prosecutor and 'most eligible bachelor' Gary Zerola wanted for alleged rapeBoston police Wednesday night were looking for a former Suffolk County district attorney and one-time "most eligible bachelor" who is facing a rape charge for at least the fifth time.

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Love Your NeighbourAhead of me two police officers were talking with an elderly lady. They were standing by the lady’s car behind the store where I worked.

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REVIEW: Locked Down dir. Doug LimanLocked Down is the first legitimate piece of media I've watched that actively incorporates the pandemic into its storyline.

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Boston Red Sox News: Rafael Devers, Andrew Benintendi, Corey KluberThe Red Sox don't have much time left before they'll have to go to arbitration with Rafael Devers.

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Preview: The Bruins kick off the 2021 season against the New Jersey DevilsWell there haven't been any games yet, so we don't have stats. However, the Devils version of "Know Your Neighbor" will be out later this morning, so you can check in on them then!

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Wednesday's high school scores and highlightsWEDNESDAY’S RESULTS BOYS BASKETBALL Abington 66, Mashpee 46 Billerica 74, Chelmsford 57 Bishop Connolly 85, South Shore Christian Acad.

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Framingham Schools to Add Staff to Meet COVID NeedsIn a push to get students back into the classroom, the Framingham Public School District is hiring additional staff to accomodate coronavirus needs.

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Olympian Keller charged with taking part in US Capitol riotFive-time Olympic swimming medalist Klete Keller was charged Wednesday with participating in a deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol after video emerged that appeared to show him among those storming the building last week.

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