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Attorney general launches new 'unmasking' investigation around 2016 electionAttorney General William Barr has tasked a US attorney with reviewing instances of "unmasking" done around the 2016 election, adding the weight of a senior federal prosecutor behind an issue that President Donald Trump has seized on in recent weeks to underpin unfounded allegations about his predecessor.

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Sentencing scheduled for Loughlin, Giannulli in college admissions scamA sentencing date has been scheduled for "Full House" star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, in the college admissions scam.

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'Ramy' boosts star power for Season 2In January when Ramy Youssef unexpectedly won the Golden Globe as Best Actor in a musical or comedy TV series, he memorably took a minute onstage to acknowledge to the world, "Look, I know you haven't seen the show."

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Vehicle knocks down telephone pole, slams into home in LynnA vehicle crashed into a home in Lynn early Thursday morning. The car knocked down a telephone pole before slamming into...

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Biden's VP pick an exercise in marketing strategyThe first thing to remember about vice presidential picks is that they are marketing decisions.

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Shades of summerOf all the things summer is about — from ice cream and gardens to beach days and lazy vacations—one of my favorites remains this: a chance to show off your tootsies and fingernails in living color.

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Economists' 'fair' plan doesn't add upThe 91 Massachusetts economists who called on Gov. Charlie Baker and legislative leaders to raise personal and corporate taxes amid coronavirus-sparked revenue drops need a summer-school refresher course in English vocabulary.

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100+ Ideas, Resources, and Virtual Events for Learning at Home in Western MA: May 30-June 12, 2020Tags: Community Based Education, elearning, Homeschool, Lifelong Learning, Massachusetts, New England, online learning, Pioneer Valley, place-based education, self-directed learning, Unschooling, Western MA, western massachusetts.

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Ranking the best Bruins teams that failed to win the Stanley CupUnder normal circumstances, the Stanley Cup Final would be starting around now, and the B's could have well been playing in it with a chance to avenge last year's Game 7 heartbreak.

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Macaroni and Cheese ShowdownIn an effort to discover the best non-homemade mac and cheese, my family did a blind side-by-side taste test of five different kinds from five different brands.

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Throwback ThursdayNantasket Beach in Hull has long been a favorite summer destination for Bay Staters. Ralph Waldo Emerson even popped by in 1841 for a dip — and reportedly got over his fear of salt water by doing so.

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Jobless benefit fraud hits victims twiceFor some, a crisis is a call to arms - a chance to step up and offer help to whoever needs it.

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Salvadoran leader says he takes hydroxychloroquineSalvadoran President Nayib Bukele said Tuesday he uses hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malarial drug touted by US President Donald Trump as a potential coronavirus cure, even though international health experts have questioned its efficacy and have warned of harmful side-effects.

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A fun idea, but Netflix's 'Space Force' should hit the reset buttonAlmost from blast-off, "Space Force" feels as though it's at war with itself. It clearly wants to skewer the idea of the new military branch, as many have, and it pokes fun of Trump throughout the 10-episode season without ever mentioning him by name.

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Coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people in the US in less than four monthsThat's as many people as died in the flu...

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Good Samaritans recall pulling 2 people from burning car on I-495 in AndoverStunning dash camera video shows a group of good Samaritans running to rescue two passengers who became trapped inside a burning car in Andover Tuesday morning.

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Whet your thirst for adventure with treats from far awayWhat if I could find things on my adventures that, even years later, would supercharge those memories?

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Herald All-Decade football team Part 1The Boston Herald's MIAA Eastern Mass. Football All-Decade Team consists of players who competed between the 2010 and 2019 seasons and played at an MIAA member school for at least two seasons.

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Coronavirus prevention measure just fine for golfer Bill O'ConnellWhen golfers across the state got the green light to tee it back up on May 7, many returned to courses that looked a little different than they were accustomed to.

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Police called to Beverly beach to break up large crowdMany people rushed to the beach in Beverly on Wednesday as temperatures rose near 90 degrees, prompting police to respond to break up a crowd.

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George Floyd's death sparks heated protests across US as many call for charges against officersCNN) — Two days after the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of a police officer, protesters marched in the streets of...

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Bravo to Baker for giving tax-spike idea the bootTuesday's Boston Herald reported on a call for higher state income taxes from 91 "Massachusetts economists," a phrase that - like "Minnesota Nice" and "Rocky Mountain Oysters" - denotes you're not dealing with the real thing.

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2 firefighters injured while battling Roslindale house blazeTwo firefighters got hurt while battling a Roslindale house blaze early Thursday morning. Crews responding to a structure fire at 28 Heathcote...

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1 killed, multiple people shot following violent night in BostonAuthorities are investigating after a violent night in Boston turned deadly and left multiple people injured on Wednesday.

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Biden says he hopes to name vice presidential pick around August 1CNN) — Joe Biden announced at a fundraiser Wednesday evening that he hopes to name his running mate around August 1.

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Twitter fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdownWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, the historically prolific tweeter of political barbs and blasts, threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering...

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Minneapolis police, protesters clash almost 24 hours after George Floyd's death in custodyFour Minneapolis police officers were fired Tuesday after the detention and death of 47-year-old George Floyd — a scene that unfolded in a Facebook video showing a white officer kneeling on Floyd's neck as he pleaded with police, "I can't breathe."

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Letter: Massachusetts residents please stay home!I so wish people from our state would adhere to the requests of the governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire to stay local and not come into New Hampshire.

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Asian shares mixed after Wall Street rally; Hong Kong lowerBANGKOK — Asian stocks were mixed after an upbeat open on Thursday, as investors pinned their hopes on an economic rebound from the coronavirus crisis.

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UN: Virus could push 14 million into hunger in Latin AmericaBOGOTA, Colombia — The U.N. World Food Program is warning that upward of at least 14 million people could go hungry in Latin America...

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Players call MLB economic proposal `extremely disappointing'A rookie at the major league minimum would keep about 47% of his original salary this year while multimillionaire stars Mike Trout and Gerrit Cole would lose more than 77% under a sliding-scale proposal by big league teams that players found "extremely disappointing."

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2nd night of violent protests over Minneapolis man's deathMINNEAPOLIS — Violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody broke out in Minneapolis for a second straight night Wednesday,...

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US Congress approves China sanctions over ethnic crackdownWASHINGTON — Congress voted Wednesday to toughen the U.S. response to a brutal Chinese crackdown on ethnic minorities, adding another factor to the increasingly...

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College student wanted in 2 Connecticut slayings is capturedHARTFORD, Conn. — A college student sought by police as a suspect in a crime spree including two slayings in Connecticut has been captured...

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Massachusetts 103-Year-Old Celebrates Beating Coronavirus By Chugging BeerA 103-year-old celebrated beating coronavirus by downing an icy cold beer. Jennie Stejna is described as having a ‘feisty' spirit by her family.

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Massachusetts Recreational Shops Reopen After Coronavirus ClosuresBlock-long lines formed at many Massachusetts recreational marijuana dispensaries yesterday as they were allowed to reopen for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic required them to close in mid-March.

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Biden says nation grieves for 100,000 US coronavirus victimsWASHINGTON — Joe Biden released a video Wednesday evening marking the grim U.S. milestone of 100,000 Americans killed by the coronavirus, saying somberly, "To all of..."

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Will mail-in voting turn Election Day into Election Week?A shift to mail voting is increasing the chances that Americans will not know the winner of November's presidential race on election night.

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Unemployment scam could delay benefit checks for Massachusetts joblessA national scheme to exploit loopholes in the federal coronavirus unemployment program that has already netted fraudsters hundreds of millions in stolen dollars has struck Massachusetts' unemployment system.

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Somerville mayor defies Baker, Trump by capping attendance at houses of worshipSomerville is ordering all places of worship to limit attendance to 10 congregants, defying both Gov.

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Coronavirus in Massachusetts: Chelsea, Brockton post high positive test rates as state releases nursing home death dataMassachusetts cities with some of the highest coronavirus infection rates are posting positive test rates far higher than the state's average even as their numbers of new cases continue to trend down.

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Chelsea, Brockton post high positive coronavirus test rates as Massachusetts releases nursing home death dataMassachusetts cities with some of the highest coronavirus infection rates are posting positive test rates far higher than the state's average even as their numbers of new cases continue to trend down.

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Officials describe 'new normal' for riding the T in a post-coronavirus pandemic worldMask wearing, social distancing and reducing crowding will all be a part of the "new normal" for riding the T as coronavirus restrictions ease up, Massachusetts gets back to work and the MBTA brings more trains and buses back into service, officials said Wednesday.

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Trump tweets threats to Twitter over fact-checksPresident Trump logged onto Twitter to tweet out threats to regulate or even shut down the social media company after it added fact checks to two of his tweets.

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While not thrilled with the format, Cam Neely is ready to move forwardIn the grand scheme of things, Cam Neely is like any other hockey lifer. He's thrilled that there is now a plan in place - God and downward coronavirus trends willing - for the NHL to make a return and crown a Stanley Cup champion.

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Democrats: White House letter on watchdogs 'disrespectful'WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats say a White House letter declaring that President Donald Trump followed the law when he fired multiple inspectors general is inadequate and even disrespectf...

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Twitter needs to fact-check itselfTwitter is heading down a slippery slope by fact-checking President Trump as the social media giant could face pressure to censor other tweets that don't pass the smell test.

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Gordon Hayward: Get ready for some sloppy basketball after the layoffGordon Hayward and his teammates haven't played together since a March 10 game in Indiana, and the ensuing 78-day gap is roughly the equivalent of an off-season for a team that goes deep into the playoffs.

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COVID-19 deaths top 6,500: Drop in ridership speeds repairsBOSTON — COVID-19-related deaths at long-term care facilities in Massachusetts topped 4,000 on Wednesday, highlighting the terrible toll the virus has taken on the elderly and vulnerable.

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Key coronavirus model lowers death projection in U.S., Massachusetts as toll tops 100,000 nationwideA key coronavirus model from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington is lowering its predictions for the cumulative death toll both nationwide and in Massachusetts through August as the number of dead rose above 100,000 Wednesday.

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MassGOP to Charlie Baker: Keep state open for businessBay State Republicans revved up their campaign engines Wednesday, lashing out against state Democrats and asking Gov.

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Today's question May 28Kris Pisarik is the Managing Editor / Nights of The Sun overseeing deadline design, editing and production of its daily news pages.

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GPB Capital Hit With Fraud Complaint From MassachusettsThe New York private-equity firm faces a civil complaint claiming that it used new investor cash to pay dividends to other investors.

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Boeing cuts 12,000 jobs, resumes production of grounded jetBoeing is cutting more than 12,000 U.S. jobs through layoffs and buyouts as the coronavirus pandemic seizes the travel industry.

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Massachusetts coronavirus deaths increase by 74, cases rise by 527Coronavirus deaths in Massachusetts rose by 74 on Wednesday as the state reported 527 new cases, as the state continues to slide down the opposite side of the surge.

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Coronavirus continues to scare people away from the MBTA, new poll saysLarge numbers of locals say they're unlikely to go back to the MBTA anytime soon, ditching the crowded buses and trains for cars and their own feet, according to a new poll.

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College Life Will Be Different When Students Return to CampusWhen students finally return to in-person classes, they will find their college campuses look a lot different.

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High School Administrators Deliver Diplomas to Graduating Seniors in 2 StatesThe pandemic has schools across Massachusetts searching for ways to celebrate their seniors. One school in Danvers is taking it on the road, hand delivering diplomas to 300 graduates.

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How the coronavirus could change the way Massachusetts residents commuteA new poll shows that residents have worries about taking group modes of transportation, even after the state reopens.

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Snow to Summer: Maine Experiences Dramatic Weather ShiftPeople in northern Maine are adjusting to temperatures pushing 90 degrees after getting a foot or so of snow about two weeks earlier.

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53-year-old Massachusetts tortoise left homeless by COVID-19 gets new familyA 53-year-old tortoise left homeless when its owner died of COVID-19 has been adopted by a loving new family.

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Massachusetts house prices gained 11%, outpacing the nationThe median price of a single-family home in Massachusetts rose 11% in April from a year earlier, outpacing gains in the rest of the U.S., as a shortage of homes on the market caused sales to tumble 14% while the COVID-19 pandemic slammed the state.

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Bummed out': SpaceX launch scrubbed because of bad weatherCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two NASA astronauts on a history-making flight into orbit was called off with less than 17 minutes to go in the countdown W...

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2 U.S. astronauts board SpaceX rocket for historic launchWith thunderstorms threatening a delay, two NASA astronauts climbed aboard a SpaceX rocket ship Wednesday for liftoff on a history-making flight that was seen as a giant leap forward for the booming business of commercial space travel.

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Donations help Project LEARN keep students well suppliedLOWELL — As living rooms have become classrooms in the age of the coronavirus, local nonprofit organization Project LEARN is working to ensure that Lowell students have the supplies they need to co...

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Twitter fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdownWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump, the historically prolific tweeter of political barbs and blasts, threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering on Wednesda...

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Trump threatens to, regulate, shut down social media after Twitter fact-checks himPresident Donald Trump, the historically prolific tweeter of political barbs and blasts, threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering on Wednesday after Twitter added fact checks to two of his tweets.

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Mass. Reports 74 New Coronavirus Fatalities as US Death Toll Passes 100,000On a day the U.S. passed a grim milestone by surpassing 100,000 deaths, Massachusetts reported 74 new coronavirus fatalities of its own Wednesday to bring the statewide total to 6,547.

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AG launches probe of Littleton nursing homeLITTLETON — Attorney General Maura Healey's Office announced it is investigating the Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley, a Littleton nursing home where 24 residents and one staff member have...

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New gym rules released; GOP seeks nursing home oversightGyms and fitness studios will be subject to new rules when they're allowed to reopen Monday as part of the state's second phase of resuming its economy from the coronavirus pandemic, Gov.

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Disney, SeaWorld announce plans for Florida parks to reopenSeaWorld and Walt Disney World will reopen in Orlando, Florida, in June and July after months of inactivity because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to plans a city task force approved Wednesday.

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Search for fugitive Connecticut man stretches to MarylandA lawyer for the family of a fugitive college student said Wednesday the 23-year-old suspect in two Connecticut slayings has no outdoor survival training and his parents are begging him to bring a peaceful end to the search that has stretched to Maryland.

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Businesses Specializing in Outdoor Items Thrive Amid PandemicWhile many businesses are struggling to survive during the coronavirus pandemic, ones that specialize in selling outdoor items say they are thriving as people social distance at home.

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In coronavirus pandemic, drones being tested to drop medical supplies from skyWith a loud whir and a whoosh, a fixed-wing drone slingshots out of a medical warehouse, zips through hazy skies at 80 mph, pops open a belly hatch and drops a box of medical supplies.

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With Nearly 100,000 Americans Dead From COVID-19, Do We Need A National Reckoning?What will it take to come to grips with the size and scope of the loss of life?

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As Massachusetts Pot Shops Reopen, How To Ensure Equity In An Industry Already Facing Those Challenges?We take stock of how the state is working to stay true to its mission to ensure equity in the cannabis industry, even amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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NASA Set To Make History With SpaceX LaunchFor the first time ever, NASA will send two astronauts into space on a privately-built rocket.

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With Nearly 100,000 Dead From The Coronavirus, Do We Need A National Reckoning?Plus, as recreational pot shops reopen this week, we check-in on how the state is working to stay true to its mission to ensure equity in the cannabis industry.

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Wall Street closes higher on economic revival hopesStocks closed higher on Wall Street Wednesday, extending the market's gains into a third day on hopes for a coming economic revival as larger swaths of the country relax stay-at-home mandates imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic and clear the way for more businesses to reopen.

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Search for fugitive UConn student stretches to MarylandA lawyer for the family of a fugitive college student said Wednesday the 23-year-old suspect in two Connecticut slayings has no outdoor survival training and his parents are begging him to bring a peaceful end to the search that has stretched to Maryland.

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M.A. Alerts Residents of Nation-Wide Unemployment Scam Causing Delays in ChecksMassachusetts officials have warned residents that stolen personal info from past data breaches is being used to file fake unemployment claims.

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Tropical Storm Bertha forms, hits South Carolina coastTropical Storm Bertha made landfall on South Carolina's coast Wednesday morning shortly after it formed, becoming the second named storm before the official start of this year's Atlantic hurricane season.

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Patriots CB Jason McCourty on the prospects of playing football: 'I think we all have fears.'As the NFL inches closer to playing football, Jason McCourty says when that time comes, players will figure out what's best for them as it relates to the pandemic.

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Latin King lieutenant argues for coronavirus release over kidney treatmentA Latin Kings lieutenant in New Bedford who a prosecutor said stands out among over 60 defendants for his violent past asked a federal judge Wednesday to be released amid coronavirus concerns because of his dialysis treatments.

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MLB's disingenuous offer leaves players rightfully lividLeave it to Major League Baseball, easily the least self-aware of the professional sports leagues, to look up from the 20-foot hole it finds itself in and ask for a shovel.

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It's Asparagus Time at 80 ThoreauThe Asparagus Menu at 80 Thoreau is an annual tradition - Carolyn Johnson's not going to let a shutdown stand in her way.

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The Best Massachusetts Homeowners InsuranceMassachusetts has a homeownership rate of nearly 62%, but the Bay State is not the cheapest place to live.

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In High Heat, Vermonters Urged to Continue Physical DistancingRecord-breaking heat across much of Vermont Wednesday came on the same day the state announced it had no patients in the hospital because of COVID-19.

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Ticker: GE sells lighting unit; Baker extends unemployment; Boeing slashes jobsGE is selling its lighting unit to smart home company Savant Systems for an undisclosed amount.

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Bruins face coverings are for sale, with royalties going to charityWhile this may feel a little odd and capitalistic, the good news is that the royalties from all purchases will be donated to two hunger-related organizations in the United States and Canada.

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Cape Cod Moves 'Y-Not' 50K CanceledThe third running of the Cape Cod Move ‘Y-Not' Trail Races have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Massachusetts' EEE-carrying mosquito population appears 'relatively robust'The Department of Public Health will begin alerting residents about precautions they can take for EEE starting around mid-June.

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Toscanini's on the Area Four Take-Out MenuIf the warm weather's got you thinking about ice cream, here's a sweet tip on how to get your mitts.

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Cheers to the Massachusetts Virtual Beer Fest this WeekendLocal Massachusetts breweries will be hosting a beer festival this weekend and the best part is, you don't have to leave the house.

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Making A Homemade Mask? Here's What Fabric You Should Be UsingWhen the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended Americans should wear masks in public to protect themselves from COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, people got out their sewing machines, shared their creations with neighbors, and started selling their products online.

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BPR Full Show 5/27/20: Getting Back on the RailsToday on Boston Public Radio: Ahead of Gov. Baker's press conference, we opened lines to talk with listeners about your thoughts on using public transit during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Christmas Eve Death of NH Boy, 5, Determined to Be a HomicideThe death of a 5-year-old boy on Christmas Eve was caused by blunt force trauma to the head and neck, and the manner of death is homicide, the New Hampshire attorney general's office said Wednesday.

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Bald Eagle Population 'Thriving' In Massachusetts; First Eggs Spotted On Cape Cod In 115 YearsThe Bay State's bald eagle population is soaring. MassWildlife said Wednesday it has documented more than 70 active eagle nests in the state this spring.

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Mass. sheriff's recruit dies during physical trainingAnish Khalifa, 29, of Woburn, died Tuesday while training at Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill.

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Virus Patient Given Blood Plasma, Improves QuicklyA New Hampshire man who was near death from the coronavirus has recovered after being given blood plasma from a former virus patient and is scheduled to be released Wednesday after more than six weeks in the hospital.

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Mayor: Officer who put knee on man's neck should be chargedThe mayor of Minneapolis called Wednesday for criminal charges to be filed against the white police officer seen on video kneeling on the neck of a handcuffed black man during an arrest, even after the man said he couldn't breathe and stopped moving.

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Partly Sunny and Humid Thursday With Chance of Showers for SomeIt was another day with temperatures in the 90s across the Northeast Kingdom and Champlain Valley.

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Boston Pride Goes Virtual for 2020 Celebration Due to Coronavirus PandemicBoston Pride on Wednesday announced a series of virtual events to celebrate Pride 2020 as well as Boston Pride's 50th Anniversary.

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Pandemic Portraits: A Boston Photog's Pics Of Friends In IsolationThese are the few human beings I had contact with during that time. As the state reopens, may these portraits represent a glimpse into what the past few months felt like for some young people in this city and others.

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'Do Not Use Instacart' Says Corby KummerInstacart, an American grocery delivery service company, has been receiving criticism over its treatment of workers during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Livestream: Berklee jazz vocalist Victoria Verba will perform on Boston.com ThursdayBoston.com and Berklee College of Music are collaborating on a virtual concert series from local artists.

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Bertha forms, hits South Carolina coast, dissipates in a dayCOLUMBIA, S.C. — Tropical Storm Bertha surprised the South Carolina coast Wednesday, forming and making landfall within two hours, bringing a poor beach day of rain and gusty winds, but...

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Larry Kramer, playwright and AIDS activist, dies at 84NEW YORK — Larry Kramer, the playwright whose angry voice and pen raised theatergoers' consciousness about AIDS and roused thousands to militant protests in the early years of the...

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COVID-19 has killed 100 grocery store workers. Vitalina Williams was one of the first."Why does she have to be the example? Why couldn't it have been someone else?"

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Bald eagles on the rise in MassachusettsThe Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife said the state has seen "a dramatic uptick" in new bald-eagle nests, including new nests in Medford and Concord, this year.

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Barbershops, Pet Groomers And Car Wash Businesses Reopen With Vigor In MassachusettsPhase one of Gov. Baker's reopening plan went into effect Monday, allowing some businesses to reopen with limitations; retail stores can open for curbside pickup, offices outside of Boston can open at 25 percent capacity and some outdoor recreational areas can open, for example.

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La Reina, a taco pop-up, opened inside a North End Italian restaurant"I'm like the rat trying to find the hole to escape," said chef Jose Duarte.

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John Krasinski explained why he sold 'Some Good News'John Krasinski told "The Office" co-star Rainn Wilson why he sold his uplifting YouTube hit to CBS.

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Massachusetts Investigates Coronavirus Outbreak At Littleton FacilityMassachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is looking into the response to the coronavirus outbreak at the Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley in Littleton, where several residents died.

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An 'avalanche of evictions' could be bearing down on America's rentersThe economic downturn is shaping up to be particularly devastating for renters, who are more likely to be lower-income and work hourly jobs cut during the pandemic.

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Boeing slashes 12,000 jobs as virus seizes travel industryBoeing is cutting more than 12,000 jobs through layoffs and buyouts as the coronavirus pandemic seizes the travel industry.

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AP-NORC poll: Half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccineAmong Americans who say they wouldn't get vaccinated, 7 in 10 worry about safety.

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Can Someone Please Pass Us Another Bottle Of Budweiser Hand Sanitizer?And it hasn't affected their suds output at all. "No, this is in addition to our beer production," the media release noted.

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Meat CSAs, local farms in Mass. see exploding demand due to COVID-19 crisis"Our staff has really rallied around the idea that this is our moment."

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Superintendents Face Big Challenge With Reopening Massachusetts SchoolsEven though parents, teachers and students are running out of patience, educators say we need to answer a whole series of questions before we can even think about reopening schools for the fall.

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Locations of A&B Burgers in Boston and Beverly Temporarily Close After Worker Tests Positive for COVID-19A couple of popular restaurants known in part for their burgers, beers, and cocktails have closed down for now after a worker tested positive for the coronavirus.

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A Taste of Venice at HomeNeed a little something to tide you over til your next trip to Italy? Don't fret.

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Coyote kills puppy on Cape Cod beachThe Park Service is reminding the public not to feed or approach wildlife — and to leash pets.

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U.S. on cusp of marking at least 100K deaths from virusA heath worker checks ID of residents as they queue to receive a coronavirus antibody test at a village in Bali, Indonesia, Wednesday, May 27, 2020.

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4 undrafted free agents with the best chance to make the Patriots' rosterThey include wide receiver Jeff Thomas and running back J.J. Taylor.

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Unemployment scam could delay benefit checks for Massachusetts joblessA national scheme to exploit loopholes in the federal coronavirus unemployment program that has already netted fraudsters hundreds of millions in stolen dollars has struck Massachusetts' unemployment system.

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Chelsea, Brockton post high positive coronavirus test rates as Massachusetts releases nursing home death dataMassachusetts cities with some of the highest coronavirus infection rates are posting positive test rates far higher than the state's average even as their numbers of new cases continue to trend down.

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Black man dies after video shows officer kneeling on neckA black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis was seen on a bystander's video pleading that he could not breathe as a white officer knelt on his neck during the arrest and kept his knee there for several minutes after the man stopped moving.

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Coronavirus in Massachusetts: Gov. Charlie Baker Provides Update on When Massachusetts Schools Will ReopenCharlie Baker said the state is hard at work on a plan to ensure that Massachusetts schools will be able to reopen safely in the fall after being forced to move to remote learning for the final months of the current school year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Massachusetts woman beats COVID-19, celebrates with Bud LightJennie Stejna is treated to a cold Bud Light to celebrate her recovery from coronavirus.

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Here's the latest on the effort to reopen Massachusetts schools this fall"We certainly feel a sense of urgency."

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Local company whose origins date to Edison's invention of the light bulb gets out of the light-bulb businessGeneral Electric announced today it's getting out of the light bulb business that helped propel the company back when it was formed in 1889 as the Edison General Electric Co.

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Maine Postpones Restaurant Reopenings in 3 CountiesRestaurant owners in three Maine counties will have to wait to open to dine-in customers, Gov.

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Watch Live: NASA scrubs SpaceX Falcon 9 launch due to weatherCAPE CANAVERAL, Florida — Bad weather postpones first launch of NASA astronauts from Florida in nine years.

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Massachusetts College Presidents Present Plan For Reopening Campuses In FallTesting appears to be the biggest hurdle to reopening campuses. Only 59% of college presidents reported to the group that they are very or somewhat confident that their college can implement testing of all students, faculty and staff who return to campus.

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Livestream: NASA's SpaceX Demo-2 launch to the International Space StationThe planned afternoon liftoff to the International Space Station will be the first of Americans from the U.S. in nearly a decade.

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Massachusetts AG investigating Littleton nursing home's coronavirus responseThe state Attorney General's office is investigating Littleton nursing home Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley's response to a COVID-19 outbreak among its residents.

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53-Year-Old Tortoise Finds Forever Home After Owner Dies of CoronavirusA tortoise rendered homeless after her owner died of the coronavirus has been adopted by a "bona fide turtle expert," according to the MSPCA.

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Essex lockup food worker charged with smuggling pills to inmatesA food service worker at an Essex County lockup smuggled suspected fentanyl pills to inmates and is now facing criminal charges, the Essex County Sheriff's Department said Tuesday.

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Fresh Links: Awards. Bruins David Pastrnak Tuukka Rask, Jaroslav Halak Or not? Kirk Luedeke on Joona Koppanen. NHL Draft structure. Confessions of a pWith the end of the regular season, NHL awards can be tallied. Or can they?

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Cambridge Er Doc's Graphic Novel Strangely Foreshadowed Covid-19 Crisis"It does have some eerie similarities to some of the things we're seeing. Mashed together, it's uncomfortable to look at in a way that wasn't there three months ago."

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Coronavirus orphan Ms. Jennifer the 53-year old tortoise, has a new home MSPCA saysJennifer, the 53-year-old tortoise at Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals-Angell left without a home after her owner died of coronavirus, has a new home after the center received over 3,000 adoption inquiries, a spokesman said Wednesday.

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Watch Live: Gov. Charlie Baker update on Massachusetts coronavirus responseCharlie Baker speaks during his daily coronavirus briefing at the State House on May 26, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Former Bruins star Mike Milbury announced his arrival on Twitter with a nod to the 'shoe incident'Milbury is most remembered for his role in a Christmas Eve 1979 brawl with fans at Madison Square Garden.

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Nurses union calls out Steward Health Care for donating PPE amid apparent shortages for hospital staffNurses represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association began raising concerns about the circumstances at facilities in April.

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'National Unemployment Fraud Scheme' May Slow BenefitsThe payment of unemployment benefits to some claimants may be delayed as the state implements new steps to verify the identity of applicants in response to what the Baker administration called a "national unemployment fraud scheme."

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Federal judge bets former Marine can help brother get on the straight and narrow after gun convictionA federal judge yesterday gave Joquentz Constant, 24, of Dorchester, one last chance to turn his life around: He freed Constant from federal custody after he'd spent nearly 19 months behind bars awaiting trial and then sentencing on a gun charge, on condition Constant live with his former Marine brother in Brighton, who said he will support and...

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Zoom calls, drive-ins: Danes get creative for soccer restartWhen Danish soccer resumes in empty stadiums this week amid the coronavirus pandemic, teams will be competing for points on the field and to deliver the most innovative experience for their fans off it.

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Video: Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker's coronavirus update Wednesday, May 27The governor was scheduled to speak after touring Maverick Station in East Boston at 11 a.m.

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Franklin Park, Stone Zoos Set to Reopen With New Safety ProtocolsTwo Boston-area zoos are planning to reopen, but with new safety protocols in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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Mass. AG Investigating Coronavirus Response at Littleton Nursing HomeAttorney General Maura Healey is investigating a Littleton nursing home that came under fire for its coronavirus response, for which they received a threatening letter last month.

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Kendrick Perkins says Michael Jordan lied in 'The Last Dance'"The Last Dance' was to make M.J. look like a super hero, and make everybody else look like a villain."

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Boston Red Sox Podcast: Red Sox Draft HistoryIt turns out the Red Sox are historically pretty amazing at drafting.

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Poll Finds Sharp Shift in Commuting Attitudes as Workers Slowly Return to OfficesThe full-service resumption of public transportation has been eyed as a key to restarting the state's economy, but new polling suggests that commuting habits are likely to change as workers slowly return to the office, with more people eyeing a permanent work-from-home schedule and a majority of commuters uncomfortable, for now, with the idea of...

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Holyoke Soldiers' Home superintendent says he warned state about coronavirus concerns earlierWilliam Bennett, an attorney for Superintendent Bennett Walsh, released more than a dozen documents Tuesday.

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Minneapolis police, protesters clash almost 24 hours after George Floyd's death in custodyFour Minneapolis police officers were fired Tuesday after the detention and death of 47-year-old George Floyd — a scene that unfolded in a Facebook video showing a white officer kneeling on Floyd's neck as he pleaded with police, "I can't breathe."

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Should we keep our employees remote post-pandemic? Elaine Varelas explores the benefitsMany organizations and employees are weighing the pros and cons of working remotely as they consider what the return to work is going to look like for them.

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Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target emergency regulations updateThe SMART emergency regulations satisfied the industry's question of how large the program would be, but new policies have created new questions.

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David Pastrnak finishes season tied for Rocket Richard Trophy as NHL's top goal-scorerWhile Pastrnak is the first Bruin to win the Richard Trophy, which was first awarded to Teemu Selanne after the 1998-99 season, he is not the first Bruins to lead the NHL in goals scored.

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New Stanley Cup odds are out. Here's the latest line on the Bruins.Vegas and Boston are the co-favorites to win the Cup and are the favorites to win their respective Conference Championships.

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Charlie cardOh, the T. It's the public transportation system of Boston. When I was in college, I lost my school ID at least 3 times.

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Hot and Humid End of the Week Before Cold Front Moves inSuddenly it's summer time in New England. Yesterday we tied a record of 91° in Burlington, Vermont, even as Boston, Massachusetts, only got to 70°....

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GE Lighting is sold to Massachusetts company Savant SystemsGE Lighting will remain headquartered at Nela Park in East Cleveland, its home of nearly 130 years, according to a news release announcing the deal.

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Jaylen Brown sees racial disparity in pandemic responseCeltics forward Jaylen Brown on Tuesday night took part in an "NBA Together" virtual roundtable discussion focused on the COVID-19 pandemic's effects on young people of color.

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Director: Lottery at risk of becoming obsoleteThe Massachusetts Lottery, one of the most vaunted in the nation over the years, faces "a significant threat of becoming somewhat obsolete" as the COVID-19 pandemic accelerates industry-wide shifts toward online and cashless interactions, Lottery Executive Director Michael Sweeney said Tuesday.

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35 years ago, the Celtics destroyed the Lakers in the 'Memorial Day Massacre'Facing the Lakers in the finals for the second straight season, the Celtics rolled to a 148-114 win in Game 1 on May 27, 1985.

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Vermont Eyes Opening to Out-of-State Travelers as Coronavirus Rates FallVermont is studying how and when it can open to tourism from neighboring states as coronavirus rates fall in places such as Massachusetts and New York, Gov....

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TechBoston Academy leader dies, 53The Dorchester Reporter reports the death this week of Keith Love, co-headmaster of the Dorchester high school, of prostate cancer.

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Jamaica Plain bed and breakfast shutting down; blames both coronavirus and AirbnbJamaica Plain News reports the demise of Taylor House Bed and Breakfast, which had houses on Burroughs Street and Agassiz Park.

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2020 MLB Season: MLB's economic proposal to players includes extreme sliding scaleWe had heard that the plan for the league was to implement a 50/50 revenue split with the players for the season, something the union was never going to accept because of its possible implications for a salary cap in the near future as well as the simple fact that the owners would never offer this sort of thing if revenue was booming.

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GE to Sell Lighting Business to Savant Systems, Inc.Deal will create an industry leader combining GE's brand, lighting expertise and retailer channels with Savant's innovative smart home technology and professional installation channels for the home Savant will continue use of the GE brand Furthers GE's transformation into a more focused industrial company BOSTON, MA.

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Some big names remain unsigned late in NFL's odd offseasonNEW YORK — Offseason shopping is still in full swing in the NFL. Even with the status of the upcoming season uncertain because of...

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What do the Bruins' lines look like when hockey returns?Sure, there are a lot of big issues that have to be ironed out, but the release of the plan has lit a fire in hockey fans that has been dormant since play was suspended in March.

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RI Gov. Raimondo to Provide Coronavirus UpdateRhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo will update the public on the state's response to the coronavirus Wednesday afternoon.

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Massachusetts Begins Phased Reopening, Implements Safety Standards for WorkplacesMassachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has implemented mandatory safety standards for workplaces to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmissions as the state begins its phased reopening of businesses.

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Plymouth 400 Announces Revised Schedule for Anniversary EventsPlymouth 400, Inc., the Massachusetts-based nonprofit which since 2009 has led the planning and execution of programs and events commemorating the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower voyage and the founding of Plymouth Colony in 1620 is adjusting to the oft-discussed "new normal."

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OTM Open Thread 5/27: It is WednesdayHappy Wednesday everyone. Our Fake Sox are looking to bounce back after a frustrating loss on Tuesday as they look to clinch at least a split in this four-game series against the Royals.

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High School Sophmores Likely to Take MCAS Next WinterHigh school sophomores, who missed their first chance to take the English and math MCAS exams this spring, will likely be given the tests this winter, as 11th graders, under a plan to be discussed at a Board of Elementary and Secondary Education meeting Tuesday.

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Massachusetts Schools Prepare for Possible Fall ReopeningDespite uncertainty about what school will look like in the fall, education officials in Massachusetts are set to release draft guidance to school districts next month to help plan for reopening.

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Facing bleak financial picture, NFL counting on fans in the standsThe Patriots would lose more than half their revenue without fans, according to Forbes.

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Massachusetts Pot Shops Won't Look or Feel the Same, but They're BackMassachusetts pot shops were allowed to reopen on Memorial Day, and although they're grateful to be back to work, they say it won't be the same for a while.

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Mass. Gov. Baker to Brief Public on Coronavirus ResponseMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker was set to brief the public on his administration's response to the novel coronavirus, amid more signs the state has flattened the curve of new cases.

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Rose the right way this summer with these expert wine picksWe're tickled pink that it's once again time to raise a glass of rosé.

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Robert Kraft tells Sean Hannity he thinks football will be played this fallThe Patriots owner also lamented the loss of "the greatest quarterback in the history of the league."

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Throwback breakdown: Pierce leads epic comeback over NetsPaul Pierce's heroics led Boston to overcome a 25-point deficit to win Game 3 of the 2002 Eastern Conference Finals.

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Massachusetts Schools Prepare for Possible Fall ReopeningDespite uncertainty about what school will look like in the fall, education officials in Massachusetts are set to release draft guidance to school districts next month to help plan for reopening.

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Some big names remain unsigned late in NFL's odd offseasonA look at some top players still waiting to find the right fit.

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New Coronavirus Cluster at Sam's Club Distribution Center in WorcesterNineteen employees at the Sam's Club distribution center in Worcester have tested positive for the coronavirus, city officials said Tuesday.

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Players call MLB economic proposal 'extremely disappointing'A player at the minimum would earn $262,217 under the proposed plan.

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Massachusetts: The Challenges of Reopening SchoolsThe Boston Globe reports on the questions that public officials are trying to resolve in Massachusetts: State and city school officials haven't made a firm commitment yet as to when Massachusetts public schools might reopen for a number of good reasons.

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Massachusetts' Flavored Tobacco Ban Set To Take EffectDespite concerns that customers will travel to neighboring states to purchase menthol cigarettes and vape products, violating social distancing guidelines, the flavored tobacco restrictions are set to take effect next week.

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Boston Red Sox News: Andrew Miller, Jackie Bradley Jr., Chase ShugartPeter Abraham writes that the fight between the players and league needs to end. It is not the time.

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Invite veggies to your next barbecueIt's never a bad time to start eating more plants. And they're perfect for the grill.

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Trump is right to withdraw from Open Skies treatyPresident Donald Trump is preparing to exit his second arms-control treaty with Russia since taking the oath of office, and the opposition is already in high dudgeon.

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Obama administration's sins cast long shadowsWhen President Bill Clinton left Washington in 2001 upon the arrival of President George W. Bush, he only trashed the White House.

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No baseball, but Josh Baez is player of the year anywayDexter Southfield junior Joshua Baez didn't have to play a game this year to be named Massachusetts Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year.

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Having a sky judge is a good idea, but can the NFL make it work?With NFL officiating under more fire than ever following another season marred by blunders, there's no good reason why the league shouldn't adopt the same system.

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I Lied to My Kid About COVID-19Yes, I've lied about the existence of the coronavirus to my child. And I'm proud of it.

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Dispute over dog in Central Park sparks racism accusationsThe verbal dispute between a white woman walking her dog and a black man bird watching in Central Park might normally have gone unnoticed in a city preoccupied by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Massachusetts woman beats COVID-19, celebrates with Bud LightJennie Stejna is treated to a cold Bud Light to celebrate her recovery from coronavirus.

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Hot dogs + cheese + bacon = grilled heaven on a bunAs the weather heats up and summer approaches, it's time to barbecue. Even if it's just for family dinner, backyard grills will be blazing and on them, your favorite grilled foods, like burgers ribs and hot dogs.

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Massachusetts Legislators Look to Offer Stimulus Checks For Undocumented Taxpayers Denied Federal ReliefThe new measure would seek to provide undocumented taxpayers with funds they were denied in the government's recent $2.2 trillion stimulus package.

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Online play, sales could throw Lottery a life lineIf the Massachusetts Lottery were a boat taking on water, this would be the moment when diligent bailing still has a chance to prove fruitful.

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Joe Biden shouldn't take black vote for grantedSay it ain't so, Joe. Not again. You've had your share of foot-in-mouth moments, but this time, your slick, off-the-cuff remark to Charlamagne Tha God that "You ain't black" if you vote for Trump could have some serious repercussions.

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Jake Horowitz finds sci-fi 'Vast of Night' role groundingMysterious radio transmissions in a small New Mexico town? Any relation to Roswell, "The X-Files" or "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" is intended.

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Man Caught Carrying $138K at Logan AirportA man was caught with $138,980 in cash at Logan Airport over the weekend by Massachusetts State Police.

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Phinney brothers eye Div. 1 futuresVery few families have a student-athlete playing in the collegiate ranks, at any level. But the Phinney family has two Div.

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Police, parents of UConn student suspected in killings plead for manhunt to end in his surrenderCNN) — Connecticut State Police had a message Tuesday for a college student suspected of killing two people four days ago before fleeing the state....

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MBTA will play 'important role,' but Baker urges work-from-homeThe governor stressed the T will not be suited to handle normal pre-pandemic commuting levels.

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'A step toward normalcy': NHL shapes a return to play planRosy as the news might sound, Gary Bettman made no promises in announcing the NHL has the framework of a plan in place to return to the ice.

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Massachusetts AG investigating Littleton nursing home's coronavirus responseThe state Attorney General's office is investigating Littleton nursing home Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley's response to a COVID-19 outbreak among its residents.

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Union Push for Employers to Pay COVID Worker's CompA panel of union leaders representing front-line workers will testify in front of the Boston City Council on why employers should be held responsible for the lack of protection that they say has left employees vulnerable to COVID exposure.

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Proposed Reopening Plan For Massachusetts Colleges Would 'Carefully Repopulate' CampusesA group of Massachusetts colleges and universities have submitted their recommendations for getting back to a "new normal" to Gov.

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How does curbside shopping work, exactly?Retailers across Massachusetts can now offer customers the option of picking up orders outside their stores.

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Coronavirus Smell Test Being DevelopedBoston researchers are pioneering an at-home smell test that may detect the early stages of the coronavirus.

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Massachusetts Hit By Nationwide Unemployment Scam; Payments May Be DelayedMassachusetts is warning residents that people are using stolen personal information from previous data breaches to file for fraudulent unemployment claims as part of a national scam.

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Possible Heat Wave on its Way to New EnglandParts of northern New England hit 90 degrees before parts of southern New England. It's possible we could see a heat wave in parts of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine before the official start to summer, which is just under a month away.

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Brazil envoy to U.S. praises warning, aid despite travel banBrazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, wearing a face mask with a logo reading in Portuguese "Federal Police," leaves his official residence of Alvorada palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, May 26, 2020.

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Wall Street up as recovery hopes overshadow coronavirus worriesStocks surged on Wall Street in afternoon trading Tuesday, driving the S&P 500 to its highest level in nearly three months, as hopes for economic recovery overshadow worries about the coronavirus pandemic.

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Crane beach, Ipswich, MAThere were many occurrences in the summer 2019, one of which was the beach trip in Ipswich, Massachusetts.

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Study Shows Partisan Divide in How Seriously Americans Take CoronavirusIt was a telling visual — President Donald Trump laying a Memorial Day wreath without a facial covering, and Joe Biden doing the same while wearing a mask.

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Patriots owner Robert Kraft hopeful about having football in the fallPatriots owner Robert Kraft appeared on Fox News Tuesday night and sounded optimistic about the chances the league will play football this season.

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After Reopening, Mass. Hair Salons Working Toward a New NormalAt the Bella Capelli Hair Studio in North Attleboro, Massachusetts, owner Lisa Whalen took clients one by one Tuesday now that salons and barbershops can reopen...

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Massachusetts Teen Stomps Pet Chihuahua To Death Following Argument With Father, Threatens To Burn Down HomeAfter stomping the dog, the accused picked up the canine and fled the scene. The body of the dog was found in a pond.

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NBC10 Boston Responds Recovers Over $71K for Viewers on Canceled European River CruiseSteve Murphy and his wife were among a group of travelers from central Massachusetts who were supposed to be on a 16-day European river cruise that set off from Amsterdam in April before it was canceled.

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'I've Worked So Hard for This': 2 Boston High School Students Make HistoryAt just 18, Melanie Sola and Javon Graham are making history. They're the first two students in Boston Public School history to earn their high school...

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An Arboretum hill was alive with the sound of musicKelley O'Shea caught an impromptu concert at the top of Peters Hill in the Arnold Arboretum today by West Roxbury's Noah on violin and JP's Julian on bass: Read more.

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Turkey carves self up by flying through closed window in SaugusSaugus Police report a wild turkey flew into the second-floor bedroom of a local house this afternoon - by crashing through a closed window.

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The Latest: Iowa St AD sees football games with 30,000 fansNHL Commmissioner Gary Bettman has announced the league is moving ahead with a 24-team expanded playoff format if it's able to resume play and award the Stanley Cup.

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In a first, Twitter adds fact-check warnings to Trump tweetsTrump has never previously faced Twitter sanctions on his account. The husband of a woman who died by accident two decades ago in an office of then-GOP Rep.

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Stanley Cup 2020 playoff formatEastern Conference Top Four Round Robin Bruins, Tampa Bay, Washington, Philadelphia Play-In Round No. 12 Montreal vs. No.

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NHL unveils plan for 24-team tournament if season resumesThe coronavirus will have the final say on whether the National Hockey League be allowed to award the Stanley Cup, but commissioner Gary Bettman unfurled the joint NHL-NHLPA Return to Play play on Tuesday, his hopes high that a fitting end to the 2019-20 season can be found.

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Holyoke Soldiers' Home superintendent alerted state officials of coronavirus outbreak days earlier than claimed, documents showThe suspended superintendent of the Holyoke Soldiers Home where 76 veterans have now died of coronavirus is doubling down on his claims that he alerted state officials about the outbreak days before they say he did - with his attorney providing a paper trail Tuesday to back it up.

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Holyoke vets' families deserve answers, not more delaysWe can never forget the scores of coronavirus victims at the Holyoke Soldiers' Home, or their grieving families.

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Stanley Ho, who built Macao's gambling industry, dies at 98HONG KONG — Casino tycoon Stanley Ho, whose business empire dominated the Portuguese gambling enclave of Macao for decades, died Tuesday in Hong Kong at age 98.

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Four Minneapolis officers fired after death of black manThe man's death Monday night was under investigation by the FBI and state law enforcement authorities.

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Boston medical researchers creating smell test for coronavirusGet a whiff of this: Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital are working on creating a smell test that they hope could be an important early detector for COVID-19.

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Jaylen Brown: "I was raised on a principle and idea that you can make a difference"Jaylen Brown participated in a virtual roundtable on the NBA's Twitter page earlier this evening to discuss the current effects on young people of color during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Massachusetts' adult-use dispensaries have reopened. Here's how to find and use curbside pickup.With coronavirus continuing to affect businesses around the world, the ability to still buy cannabis has been a welcome relief.

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5 things to know todayYour daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Massachusetts coronavirus surge 'is behind' us, surge hospitals stop taking patientsTemporary hospitals set up in civic centers, dorms and military bases around the state to help the state's healthcare system deal with an influx of coronavirus patients are shutting down as Gov.

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Coppersmith Cocktail KitsNow that every day feels like it could be a Saturday or a Sunday, you might as well have mimosas and bloody marys at every meal - Coppersmith can help.

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Sidestepping responsibility during coronavirus lockdown bad lookLt. Gov. Karyn Polito sidestepped responsibility Tuesday for attending a Memorial Day weekend party despite the ongoing coronavirus threat, instead offering a weak defense of the bash and giving a green light to Bay State friends and family looking to let loose.

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Sports Q: At what age did you care the most about sports?That said, it was probably a little earlier for me. When I was 12, the Red Sox had just lost Carlton Fisk and traded Fred Lynn, Rick Burleson and Butch Hobson, so that was the year I started to learn that your favorite teams and players don't stick around forever.

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Man Freed From Prison Due to Pandemic Arrested on Child Porn ChargesA man who had been in jail on child pornography-related charges in Massachusetts and released in April with a GPS ankle bracelet is back behind bars, according to the New Hampshire U.S. Attorney's Office.

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The Latest: Biden keynote speaker at virtual conventionThe Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people.

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Raising income, corporate taxes only 'fair' way to deal with massive coronavirus losses in tax revenueA group of 91 Massachusetts economists are calling on Gov. Charlie Baker and legislative leaders to raise personal income and corporate taxes amid projected massive coronavirus-induced decreases in tax revenues, saying it's the only "fair" way to balance next year's budget and avoid spending cuts amid.

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Today's question May 27Kris Pisarik is the Managing Editor / Nights of The Sun overseeing deadline design, editing and production of its daily news pages.

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Stocks rise on Wall Street, but US braces for 100,000 deathsStocks surged on Wall Street to their highest levels since the business shutdowns took hold in the U.S. over two months ago, climbing on optimism Tuesday about the reopening economy even as the nation's official death toll from the coronavirus closed in on 100,000, a number President Donald Trump once predicted the country would never see.

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