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 2021-02-25 22:35 

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Governor Baker is right — schools must reopen...

Children have fallen behind academically. Pediatricians report rising anxiety and depression among kids. Schools can reopen safely for in-person learning, and it's past time they do....

 2021-02-25 22:30 

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Mass Mutual to invest in Black-owned businesses, tech startups...

The Springfield-based life insurer unveiled the MM Catalyst Fund on Thursday....

 2021-02-25 22:29 

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Fred Wyshak, one of the good guys, hangs it up...

Wyshak has been putting bad bad guys, such as mobsters, and bad good guys, such as cops and unscrupulous opioid manufacturers, away for more than 40 years....

 2021-02-25 22:13 

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Mass. reports 373 new coronavirus cases among public school students, 209 among school staff members over two-week period...

Officials estimate that about 450,000 students across the state are attending some form of in-person learning, and about 75,000 staff members are working in buildings....

 2021-02-25 22:02 

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GOP rallies against Democrats' virus relief package...

By early Thursday, not one Republican in either chamber had publicly said he or she would back the legislation. GOP leaders were honing attacks on the package to portray it as a job-killer that would do too little to reopen schools or businesses....

 2021-02-25 21:59 

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As Massachusetts shows, strong gun-safety laws work...

Other states should follow suit....

 2021-02-25 21:52 

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Should US Supreme Court justices have term limits?...

Read two views and vote in our online poll....

 2021-02-25 21:51 

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Merck to buy autoimmune drug developer for $1.85 billion...

Merck has agreed to acquire Pandion Therapeutics Inc., a biotechnology company developing therapies for autoimmune diseases....

 2021-02-25 21:51 

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First a closure, now a breakup of the team behind Eastern Standard and Island Creek Oyster Bar...

After a decade in business together, the owners of the restaurant group who operated Eastern Standard, Island Creek Oyster Bar, The Hawthorne, and Row 34 are ending their partnership a week after announcing that a trio of their restaurants in Kenmore Squa...

 2021-02-25 21:51 

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Japanese website puts boisterous children, noisy neighbors on the map...

Noisy children skateboarding on the streets. Couples arguing in their homes. People gathered on the sidewalk, gossiping for long hours. Some people would describe these activities as noise pollution. A new website in Japan has put perpetrators on a map, s...

 2021-02-25 21:46 

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House votes to expand legal safeguards for LGBTQ people...

The Democratic-led House passed a bill Thursday that would enshrine LGBTQ protections in the nation's labor and civil rights laws, a top priority of President Biden, though the legislation faces an uphill battle in the Senate....

 2021-02-25 21:44 

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Some unexpected cities have high concentrations of same-sex coupled households, census report finds...

Once known for singer Anita Bryant's anti-gay rights campaign and a ban on gay and lesbian adoptions, Florida is now home to two metro areas with among the highest concentrations of gay and lesbian coupled households in the US, according to a new repo...

 2021-02-25 21:35 

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GameStop's Reddit-driven roller coaster rages on as volume soars...

The video-game retailer, whose shares briefly doubled again, rose 19 percent to $108.73, the highest since Feb. 1....

 2021-02-25 21:30 

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Bridgewater firefighters make a very special delivery...

Someone playing Xbox accidentally calls police, a man at a laundromat accuses a woman of stealing his towels, and other odd tales from local police blotters....

 2021-02-25 21:27 

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Mass. reports 47,820 new COVID-19 vaccinations...

The total shots administered included 1,111,829 first shots and 454,472 second shots. Those who have gotten their second shot of the currently approved two-dose vaccines are considered fully vaccinated....

 2021-02-25 21:27 

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Unemployment claims fell last week as coronavirus cases eased...

A total of 710,000 workers filed first-time claims for state benefits during the week that ended Feb. 20, a decrease of 132,000, the Labor Department said....

 2021-02-25 21:24 

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Capitol riot costs will exceed $30 million, official tells Congress...

The top operations and maintenance official of the United States Capitol told lawmakers on Wednesday that the costs of the Jan. 6 attack will exceed $30 million, as his office works to provide mental health services, increase security, and repair historic...

 2021-02-25 21:23 

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Danny Ainge on the Celtics' losing streak, trade exception, and more: 'This is not a time to panic'...

Ainge would like to upgrade Boston's bench scoring prior to the March 25 trade deadline, but isn't rushing to find a player to add using the trade exception. He said it has been difficult to assess his team because of injuries and COVID-19-related...

 2021-02-25 21:22 

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When Beethoven resonates in a crisis...

For many BSO fans, the composer's music conjures happy memories. But it can also carry our grief....

 2021-02-25 21:16 

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With heaters, takeout, and ingenuity, Newton restaurants brave the winter...

"It's interesting to see the number of patrons that want to go out and will dine outside during these frigid temperatures."...

 2021-02-25 21:14 

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Hasbro welcomes the new Potato Head, minus the 'Mr.' or 'Mrs.'...

It's either a half-baked idea or the best thing to happen to potatoes since French fries....

 2021-02-25 21:13 

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Squeezed on immigration, Biden braces for border crisis...

President Biden is scrambling to explain to some Democrats that his "Day One" promises for a gentler immigration system will take more time with health and economic crises engulfing the United States....

 2021-02-25 21:04 

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'I do look at them in a different light:' Tensions are high in Congress as Democrats want consequences for election-denying Republicans...

Many Democrats believe that the Republicans who voted against certifying the 2020 election were essentially cheering on the Jan. 6 mob's effort to kill them. The result is an atmosphere more tense and distrustful than anyone can remember....

 2021-02-25 21:01 

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Public art opens doors to creativity in Newton...

Finding inspiration for Newton Community Pride's latest public art initiative was as simple as riding a bike....

 2021-02-25 21:00 

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Some sequels take longer (a lot longer) to arrive than others...

Coming 2 America comes from a long line of long-in-the-making part twos....

 2021-02-25 20:55 

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Parents, rejoice: Mass. summer camps can open this year...

But operators say they need more details about capacity levels and safety protocols....

 2021-02-25 20:55 

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'It's better than nothing.' Fall sports finally start up in Newton...

Football, volleyball and other teams must follow new game rules, require masks, lower capacity in locker rooms and follow other safety precautions....

 2021-02-25 20:53 

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Here are the safety protocols that will be implemented when fans return to TD Garden...

The Bruins play at home on March 23, and the Celtics on March 29....

 2021-02-25 20:49 

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10 things TV should stop doing right now...

Golden Globes? Gone! Reboots and spinoffs? See ya! More streaming services? Enough already!...

 2021-02-25 20:40 

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Former US Olympics gymnastics coach faces charges of abuse of athletes, human trafficking...

John Geddert was head coach of the 2012 US women's Olympic gymnastics team. He has long been associated with Larry Nassar, the disgraced doctor serving a lengthy prison sentence for abusing hundreds of athletes....

 2021-02-25 20:37 

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'Ray Donovan' will get a feature-length finale...

Showrunner David Hollander will direct and co-write the movie with star Liev Schreiber, and Jon Voight (Ray's father) and Kerris Dorsey (Ray's daughter) have already signed on to reprise their roles along with Schreiber....

 2021-02-25 20:30 

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Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene blasted for attacking colleague's transgender child...

After a contentious debate on the Equality Act, which would extend civil rights protections to the LGBTQ community, Representative Marie Newman raised a transgender pride flag outside her office - which happens to sit directly across from the office of Gr...

 2021-02-25 20:26 

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Newton candidates vie for two City Council seats in March 16 special election...

The winners would fill two vacant seats on the Newton City Council through the end of the year....

 2021-02-25 20:18 

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With stones, fiber, and light, Cape Ann Museum will remember those lost to COVID-19...

The three-part art installation combines a lighting display, cairns created with granite stones, and a memorial quilt....

 2021-02-25 20:16 

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What just swooped toward the bird feeder? Maybe a Cooper's hawk...

The hawks aren't looking for birdseed. They're hunting other birds....

 2021-02-25 20:10 

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Fixing a fire station, a new football decal, and what brought joy in 2020...

The Stoneham Fire Department is teaming up with students from Northeast Metropolitan Regional Vocational School to renovate and update the 105-year-old fire station....

 2021-02-25 20:09 

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A mister no more: Mr. Potato Head goes gender neutral...

Hasbro, the company that makes the potato-shaped plastic toy, is giving the spud a gender neutral new name: Potato Head. The change will appear on boxes this year....

 2021-02-25 20:04 

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At Mikkusu, a talented chef bides her time...

Cloud & Spirits opens soon, but in the meantime, this temporary shop sells delightful Japanese sandwiches from Katie Cheung....

 2021-02-25 19:46 

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W.E.B. Du Bois showed us the power of data viz more than a century ago...

The Great Barrington-born thinker created a set of gorgeous graphics for the 1900 Paris Exposition....

 2021-02-25 19:39 

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Manhattan District Attorney's Office now has Trump's tax returns...

Tax and financial records that Donald Trump fought to keep secret for nearly 18 months have been turned over to the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, which is investigating possible fraud by Trump and his company, an official said....

 2021-02-25 19:32 

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Pro baseball at home of Lowell Spinners unlikely this season, mayor says...

The Spinners lost their affiliation as the Red Sox' Single A New York-Penn League team in December....

 2021-02-25 19:31 

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Here's a look at what can reopen in Massachusetts beginning Monday...

On Monday, the state will move into Phase 3, Step 2 of the state's reopening plan, and on March 22, the state will move to Phase 4, Step 1, "as long as the public health data continues to get better," Governor Baker said....

 2021-02-25 19:26 

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After a brutal year, Garland must work to reform DOJ — and restore Black Americans' trust...

Federal civil rights enforcement is once again becoming a priority after years of being all but disregarded when it comes to the killing of unarmed Black Americans....

 2021-02-25 19:15 

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Crime and damages in 'The Lowering Days'...

Gregory Brown's graceful and compassionate debut novel ponders right and wrong in a Maine mill town....

 2021-02-25 19:07 

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Boston Ballet celebrates Jorma Elo in a rich program of new work and past highlights...

The ballet's resident choreographer of 18 years, Elo has a unique style that's on full display in this generous virtual program....

 2021-02-25 19:06 

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A fictional retrospective of a filmmaker's life in 'Foregone'...

Depending on how you slice acclaimed author Russell Banks's 13th novel, you might find a book about a temperamental, privileged, cishet white male artist, a book about capturing art, a book about dying, a book about personal truth, or even a book abou...

 2021-02-25 19:00 

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Michael Chiklis loves Aspen, Capri, and of course, Boston...

We caught up with the Lowell native, who is starring in the new CBS drama "Coyote," to talk about all things travel....

 2021-02-25 19:00 

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New NE bike tours, a favorite bar reopens, and new virtual travel experiences...

Travel news you can use....

 2021-02-25 18:59 

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Baker outlines plans to ease a host of COVID-19 restrictions on businesses and gatherings, starting as soon as Monday...

Baker outlines plans to ease a host of COVID-19 restrictions on businesses and gatherings, starting as soon as Monday....

 2021-02-25 18:54 

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Glenn Adamson on the perfect reading chair and books organized by color...

In his new book, "Craft: An American History" Adamson chronicles how "makers" and "making," long before they became buzz words, contributed to the story of our country, from Jamestown until today....

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