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 2021-02-28 18:51 

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Maine rep votes no on aid; New England COVID-19 rates steady...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A congressman from Maine who cast one of two Democratic votes against the $1.9 trillion pandemic relief bill said the proposal contained too much unnecessary spending....

 2021-02-28 18:40 

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RI Lottery...

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — These Rhode Island lotteries were drawn Sunday:...

 2021-02-28 18:40 

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game...

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the Rhode Island Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...

 2021-02-28 18:27 

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Spacewalking astronauts prep station for new solar wings...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts ventured out Sunday to install support frames for new, high-efficiency solar panels arriving at the International Space Station later this year....

 2021-02-28 18:23 

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The Latest: Utah cancels vaccine dates for thousands...

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah is canceling about 7,200 coronavirus vaccine appointments after an error in the state health department's registration website allowed people without qualifying conditions to register for the shots....

 2021-02-28 18:09 

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Cuomo asks state AG, top judge, to launch harassment probe...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has asked the state's attorney general and chief appeals court judge to jointly appoint an independent lawyer to investigate claims he sexually harassed at least two women who worked for him....

 2021-02-28 18:04 

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MA Lottery...

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — These Massachusetts lotteries were drawn Sunday:...

 2021-02-28 18:04 

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Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game...

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...

 2021-02-28 16:09 

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Some GOP state lawmakers help spread COVID-19 misinformation...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Many Republican lawmakers have criticized governors' emergency restrictions since the start of the coronavirus outbreak. Now that most legislatures are back in session, a new type of pushback is taking root: misinformation....

 2021-02-28 15:43 

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Israel approves plan to vaccinate West Bank laborers...

Israel on Sunday announced plans to vaccinate tens of thousands of Palestinians who work inside Israel and its West Bank settlements, at a time of vast disparities in access to vaccines between the Israeli and Palestinian populations....

 2021-02-27 16:07 

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Seattle ups its outdoor dining game, Seahawks-style...

SEATTLE (AP) — Sick of the same old, same old pandemic dining? Seattle says: Game on....

 2021-02-27 15:48 

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What's in an adjective? 'Democrat Party' label on the rise...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two days before the assault on the U.S. Capitol, Pennsylvania state Sen. Doug Mastriano, a Republican, said supporters of then-President Donald Trump's claims of election fraud were basically in a "death match with the ...

 2021-02-27 15:37 

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School board member who used anti-Semitic slur on TV resigns...

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — A school board member in a Massachusetts city has said he is resigning immediately after his use of an anti-Semitic slur on live cable television....

 2021-02-27 15:32 

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10 death row inmates in Oklahoma could get new trials...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — As many as 10 death row inmates in Oklahoma, more than one-fifth of the state's prisoners condemned to die, could escape execution because of a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling concerning criminal jurisdiction in Indian Coun...

 2021-02-27 15:22 

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Texas jail inmates hungry, shivering during unusual freeze...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — When an unusually heavy winter storm blanketed much of Texas with snow, knocking out electricity to millions of homes and leaving many struggling to find clean water, one sector of the population was particularly vulnerable: inm...

 2021-02-27 15:21 

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Arrest warrant issued for suspect in slaying of Yale student...

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a suspect in the slaying of a Yale graduate student, authorities said Friday....

 2021-02-27 15:01 

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The Latest: Virus sidelines most Toronto Raptors coaches...

TAMPA, Fla. — The Toronto Raptors played without most of their coaching staff and one player on Friday night because of coronavirus-related issues....

 2021-02-27 14:59 

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Gilded Age mansion The Breakers closing for 3 months...

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The Breakers is taking a break....

 2021-02-27 14:59 

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Warren Buffett again encourages investors to bet on America...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett encouraged investors to maintain their faith in America's economy and the businesses his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate owns in a reassuring letter to his shareholders Saturday....

 2021-02-27 14:39 

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19th-century Amherst home cleared for mile-long move...

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have cleared the way for a 19th-century home in Amherst, Massachusetts, to be moved intact to a new site about a mile away....

 2021-02-26 14:22 

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Cape Cod getting vaccination site for older residents...

BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — Cape Cod is getting its own mass vaccination site that will at first work on getting shots to older residents of the region who haven't been able to schedule an appointment at other sites, officials said....

 2021-02-26 14:19 

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5 Rhode Islanders charged in illegal gun sales scheme...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Five Rhode Island men have been indicted on charges connected to their alleged roles in an illegal gun sales scheme that distributed almost 90 weapons, the state attorney general's office said....

 2021-02-26 14:00 

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McGAIR: Lincoln's McGovern Brown sets new PC swim record...

A little of this, a little of that ......

 2021-02-26 13:34 

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DEM gives green light for R.I. high school football games to take place...

PROVIDENCE Football is a sport where preparation is everything. That's why it was paramount for the state's high school football sector to avoid the wait-and-see approach to play games that hovered over winter sports for a few weeks....

 2021-02-26 13:14 

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The Latest: House to vote on $1.9T COVID-19 relief package...

WASHINGTON — Democrats are ready to pass a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package through the House on Friday....

 2021-02-26 13:01 

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UN: Carbon-cutting pledges by countries nowhere near enough...

The newest pledges by countries to cut greenhouse gas emissions are falling far short of what's needed to limit global warming to what the Paris climate accord seeks, a new United Nations report finds....

 2021-02-26 12:20 

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Plymouth Industrial: 4Q Earnings Snapshot...

BOSTON (AP) — Plymouth Industrial REIT, Inc. (PLYM) on Friday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations....

 2021-02-26 12:00 

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Stand with Georgia Virtual March Will Launch Black Youth Vote Georgia Campaign to Fight Biased Voter Suppression Laws and Promote John Lewis VRAA...

Speakers joining BYV GA's MaryPat Hector and Jared Sawyer include: Rep. Nikema Williams, Ambassador Andrew Young, Melanie L. Campbell, and Rev. Al Sharpton...

 2021-02-26 12:00 

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Fernando S. Ereneta, CFP CEO of Legacy Wealth Advisors has been named to the Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisor List for the fourth year in a row in Illinois...

WARRENVILLE, Ill., Feb. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Raymond James Financial Services is proud to announce that Fernando S. Ereneta of Legacy Wealth Advisors has once again been named to the Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisor list!...

 2021-02-26 12:00 

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Senate Reintroduces Legislation to Federally Invest in Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (AIM) Program...

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Yesterday, the Senate reintroduced the Mothers and Offspring Mortality and Morbidity Awareness (MOMMA) Act, critical legislation that seeks to reduce the disparate maternal and infant morbidi...

 2021-02-25 09:00 

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The Latest: Czech govt bars travel to countries with variant...

PRAGUE — The Czech government is barring its citizens and residents from traveling to countries hit by highly contagious coronavirus variants and is tightening rules for face coverings....

 2021-02-25 08:05 

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Celtics face the Pacers on 3-game skid...

Indiana Pacers (15-15, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (15-17, ninth in the Eastern Conference)...

 2021-02-25 08:03 

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BLM launches Survival Fund amid federal COVID-19 relief wait...

NEW YORK (AP) — The Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation is formally expanding a $3 million financial relief fund that it quietly launched earlier this month, to help people struggling to make ends meet during the ongoing coronavirus pandemi...

 2021-02-25 08:01 

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How would COVID-19 vaccine makers adapt to variants?...

How would COVID-19 vaccine makers adapt to variants?...

 2021-02-25 05:05 

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Backlogged cases push California COVID-19 deaths past 50,000...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County on Wednesday reported another 806 deaths from coronavirus during the winter surge, pushing California's toll above 50,000, or about one-tenth of the U.S. total from the pandemic....

 2021-02-25 05:04 

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Amid COVID-19 pandemic, flu has disappeared in the US...

NEW YORK (AP) — February is usually the peak of flu season, with doctors' offices and hospitals packed with suffering patients. But not this year....

 2021-02-25 05:01 

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National Rare Disease Day: Recognizing Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension...

(BPT) - In the United States, a rare disease is defined as a condition that affects fewer than 200,000 people. Each year on February 28, the rare disease community joins together on Rare Disease Day to raise awareness of as......

 2021-02-25 05:01 

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COVID-19: Qu es una autorizacin de uso de emergencia?...

(BPT) - Patrocinado por Pfizer....

 2021-02-25 05:00 

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Today in History...

Today in History...

 2021-02-25 04:52 

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Friars turn away Xavier; could play again as early this weekend...

The stretch run is here and the Providence Friars are out to make sure there's a meaningful aura in the time remaining before the start of the Big East Tournament....

 2021-02-24 08:05 

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Boston plays Atlanta on 5-game road slide...

Boston Celtics (15-16, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (13-18, 11th in the Eastern Conference)...

 2021-02-24 08:05 

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Bruins visit the Islanders after Pastrnak's 3-goal game...

Boston Bruins (11-3-2, first in the East Division) vs. New York Islanders (9-6-3, fourth in the East Division)...

 2021-02-24 07:54 

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The Latest: S. Korean-made vaccines roll off production line...

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea's top infectious disease expert has warned that vaccines will not end the coronavirus pandemic quickly as the country prepared to give its first vaccinations this week....

 2021-02-24 07:29 

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Woods faces hard recovery from serious injuries in car crash...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a career filled with remarkable comebacks, Tiger Woods faces his toughest recovery of all....

 2021-02-24 07:14 

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Judge bans enforcement of Biden's 100-day deportation pause...

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge late Tuesday indefinitely banned President Joe Biden's administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on most deportations....

 2021-02-24 06:17 

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Tiger Woods seriously injured in crash on steep LA-area road...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tiger Woods crashed his SUV on sweeping, downhill road in the Los Angels suburbs Tuesday morning, and doctors tried to stabilize "significant"; injuries to his right leg with rods and a combination of screws and pins....

 2021-02-24 06:11 

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Memorials, lawsuit mark death anniversary of Ahmaud Arbery...

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Family and friends walked in procession through the coastal subdivision where armed men chased and shot him in the street. Others joined his mother for a vigil at the rural church where he's buried. Lawmakers paused......

 2021-02-24 06:09 

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Iraq's struggling Christians hope for boost from pope visit...

Nasser Banyameen speaks about his hometown of Qaraqosh in the historical heartland of Iraqi Christianity with nostalgia. Before Islamic State group fighters swept through the Nineveh Plains in northern Iraq. Before the militants shattered his sense of pea...

 2021-02-24 05:53 

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Biden administration withdraws from transgender athlete case...

The Biden administration has withdrawn government support for a federal lawsuit in Connecticut that seeks to ban transgender athletes from participating in girls' high school sports....

 2021-02-24 05:41 

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Surgeon: Tiger Woods had multiple "open fractures" to lower right leg; rod placed in tibia, screws and pins in ankle...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Surgeon: Tiger Woods had multiple "open fractures" to lower right leg; rod placed in tibia, screws and pins in ankle....

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