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 2020-06-06 18:32 

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OBF: Sports provide common ground...

African-American athletes have been pushing for social justice and making the case that black lives matter in this country since Jack Johnson first won the heavyweight title in 1908....

 2020-06-06 17:22 

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OPEC, allied nations extend nearly 10M barrel cut by a month...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — OPEC and allied nations agreed Saturday to extend a production cut of nearly 10 million barrels of oil a day through the end of July, hoping to boost energy prices hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-06-06 17:02 

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Watch Live: Charlie Baker set to announce Phase 2 opening date...

Gov. Charlie Baker is expected to announce the Phase 2 opening date today. Watch live below......

 2020-06-06 16:55 

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WATCH LIVE: Baker expected to announce 'Phase 2' Massachusetts coronavirus reopening plans...

Gov. Charlie Baker is expected to announce the specifics of "Phase 2" of the state's reopening from coronavirus shutdowns today....

 2020-06-06 15:57 

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Prosecutor: 2 Buffalo police charged with assault in shoving...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Two Buffalo police officers were charged with assault Saturday, prosecutors said, after a video showed them shoving a 75-year-old protester in recent demonstrations over the death of George Floyd in Minnesota....

 2020-06-06 15:27 

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Police identify man killed in Boston double shooting...

One man has died and another was injured in an early morning shooting in Dorchester on Thursday, Boston Police reported....

 2020-06-06 15:07 

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SpaceX opens era of amateur astronauts, cosmic movie sets...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX's debut astronaut launch is the biggest, most visible opening shot yet in NASA's grand plan for commercializing Earth's backyard....

 2020-06-06 10:08 

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1968 isn't a reliable blueprint for 2020 election...

Historical analogies are sometimes interesting and occasionally illuminating, but often they're a substitute for thinking seriously about what's going on in front of you. For instance, around the time President Trump started tweeting "LAW & OR...

 2020-06-06 10:00 

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Syracuse defenseman Nick Mellen ready for a pro career with Boston Cannons...

Defenseman Nick Mellen is ready to get back on the lacrosse field....

 2020-06-06 10:00 

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Short season makes David Price even bigger bargain for Dodgers...

Half a season doubles David Price's chances of staying healthy for a full season, which makes him twice as valuable....

 2020-06-06 09:47 

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Improve data, but don't delay biz reopening...

Gov. Charlie Baker is expected to announce Saturday if he's ready to let Massachusetts advance to the next phase of reopening from its COVID-19 lockdown. Several businesses, especially restaurants, have been chomping at the bit to expand operations fr...

 2020-06-06 09:45 

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Rioters could give Trump another four years in White House...

The last time rioters burned and looted cities across the nation, they propelled Richard Nixon into the White House. That was in 1968. This time they may help President Trump stay there. In 1968, already torn apart by the costly and unpopular Vietnam War,...

 2020-06-06 09:33 

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All In For Chelsea concert livestreams for hard-hit city...

Activists, artists and everyday people have spent years trying to connect communities across Greater Boston. Some of that hard work can be felt at inclusive street festivals, inviting food fairs and concert bills that boast lineups mixing metal, hip-hop, ...

 2020-06-06 04:03 

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Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination Friday, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and...

 2020-06-06 03:00 

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Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination Friday, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and...

 2020-06-06 01:47 

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Buffalo officers suspended in shoving of 75-year-old man...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Dozens of Buffalo police officers stepped down from the department's crowd control unit Friday, objecting to the suspensions of two fellow officers in the shoving of a 75-year-old protester who fell and cracked his head....

 2020-06-06 00:44 

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Hong Kong's last British leader: China's agenda 'Orwellian'...

BEIJING (AP) — The last British governor of Hong Kong criticized the Chinese government on Friday over proposed national security legislation, calling it part of an "Orwellian" drive to eliminate opposition in violation of the agreement on h...

 2020-06-06 00:23 

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Boston hospitals need blood donations due to pandemic shortage...

The supply of lifesaving blood donations is running low due to the coronavirus pandemic and the need for such products is increasing, so Boston hospitals are asking the community to step up and help out....

 2020-06-06 00:22 

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Subaru climbs large SUV market again with Ascent...

Subaru had no choice but to delve into the large SUV market again. Enter the Ascent....

 2020-06-06 00:19 

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Boston protests continue in Roxbury on Friday...

Hundreds of protestors filled up the large triangular intersection in front of the police station in Roxbury, continuing to advocate for change following several high-profile deaths of black people at the hands of cops. This demonstration in Roxbury's...

 2020-06-06 00:11 

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New Massachusetts police law proposals likely next week following George Floyd protests, Baker says...

Gov. Charlie Baker says he's been in discussions with the Black and Latino Legislative Caucus about what law changes the state should make following the widespread protests — and to expect proposals next week....

 2020-06-06 00:10 

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Trump talks of touring U.S. in an RV...

President Trump was so bullish on the country's positive jobs news he said he'd like to hop into an RV with the first lady and tour the country. He first called it a "trailer" before Vice President Mike Pence said "RV." "I'...

 2020-06-06 00:06 

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Wall Street's rally zooms higher after surprise gain in jobs...

For weeks, critics said Wall Street's big rally made no sense when the economy seemed set for only more despair. On Friday, it got a bit of validation....

 2020-06-05 23:58 

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Trump claims economy is ready to take off like 'a rocket ship'...

Surprising job numbers had President Trump comparing the economic booster shot to a "rocket ship" as he predicted the good news is just the beginning of the "greatest comeback in American history."...

 2020-06-05 23:56 

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A death in Nicaraguan baseball puts pandemic in public eye...

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — As the new coronavirus spread and economies shut across Latin America, Nicaragua stayed open — schools, stores, concert halls and baseball stadiums, all operating uninterrupted on orders of a government that denied th...

 2020-06-05 23:51 

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French forces kill al-Qaida's North African commander...

French forces have killed Abdelmalek Droukdel, the leader of al-Qaida's North Africa affiliate, the France's defense minister announced late Friday, in what would be a major victory for France after years of battling jihadists in the Sahel. There ...

 2020-06-05 23:45 

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NFL encourages players to peacefully protest, admits it was wrong...

The NFL released a video to its social media accounts Friday with a message from commissioner Roger Goodell....

 2020-06-05 23:42 

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Worcester high schooler charged with having Molotov cocktails ordered house arrest...

The Worcester teen charged with having Molotov cocktails and described by feds as a "danger to the community" was ordered house arrest during a detention hearing on Friday....

 2020-06-05 23:36 

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Jobs gains big boost for Trump 2020 re-election hopes...

While not a "rocket ship" recovery, the stunning reversal in jobs numbers during the coronavirus pandemic could help improve President Trump's gloomy job prospects for next year and rob Democrats of a key issue....

 2020-06-05 23:28 

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US will allow limited flights by Chinese airlines, not a ban...

The Trump administration said Friday it will let Chinese airlines operate a limited number of flights to the U.S., backing down from a threat to ban the flights....

 2020-06-05 23:12 

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Trump allows commercial fishing in marine conservation area...

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — President Donald Trump rolled back protections Friday at a marine conservation area off the New England coast, signing an order to allow commercial fishing in a stretch of water environmentalists say is critical for endangered r...

 2020-06-05 22:38 

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Top-rated WR with Hub ties commits to Clemson...

Salem native Sean Stellato watched with supreme interest early Friday afternoon to a decision being made nearly 1,500 miles south in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It was appointment viewing for a family whose lives have been fully entertwined with football to...

 2020-06-05 22:32 

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A list of Boston restaurants with summer cocktail kits that'll fit any taste...

We're ready to spend our warm weekends sitting in the sunshine with a drink in our hand, and some local restaurants are making that possible, thanks to their kits and premade mixes....

 2020-06-05 21:08 

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Mayor downplays rough police treatment of NYC protesters...

NEW YORK (AP) — Another day of protests over the death of George Floyd brought more examples of New York City officials downplaying or denying the police department's rough treatment of protesters — even when it was caught on video....

 2020-06-05 20:50 

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Opportunity knocks with Wellesley two-family...

One way to describe 8 & 10 Upland Road in Wellesley is "opportunity.4;...

 2020-06-05 20:31 

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Linda Martindale to coach Lincoln-Sudbury boys basketball team...

Linda Martindale had an opportunity to apply for the vacant Lincoln-Sudbury girls basketball job last week, but felt the timing wasn't right. When the boys position recently opened up, Martindale was all-in....

 2020-06-05 20:14 

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Coronavirus deaths in Massachusetts increase by 35, many trends stay positive...

Massachusetts health officials on Friday reported that 35 more people have died from the coronavirus and 494 new cases were reported, continuing an encouraging trend of many positive key data indicators....

 2020-06-05 19:51 

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'Today we say no more': Jaguars march to sheriff's office...

The Jacksonville Jaguars protested against inequality and police brutality on Friday, marching from their stadium to the steps of the sheriff's department....

 2020-06-05 19:29 

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Citing jobs, Trump claims victory over virus, econ collapse...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump effectively claimed victory over the economic crisis and COVID-19 on Friday and major progress against racial inequity, heartily embracing an unexpectedly good jobs report in hopes of convincing a discouraged...

 2020-06-05 18:29 

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MBTA to stop transporting police to, from George Floyd protests...

The MBTA will stop transporting cops to and from protests, the transit agency announced Friday after pressure from the public and a directive from its oversight board....

 2020-06-05 18:09 

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Watch Live: Charlie Baker gives daily update...

Click below to watch Charlie Baker give his daily update...

 2020-06-05 18:01 

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Patriots pledge $1 million to social justice causes...

The Patriots say team owner Robert Kraft's family is pledging $1 million to local grassroots organizations to promote social justice causes....

 2020-06-05 17:07 

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George Floyd didn't resist arrest, tried to defuse things: Witness...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man who was with George Floyd on the night he died said his friend did not resist arrest and instead tried to defuse the situation before he ended up handcuffed on the ground and pleading for air as an officer pressed a knee aga...

 2020-06-05 16:40 

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Officers suspended after man, 75, shoved and hurt on video...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Prosecutors investigated Friday after a video captured a police officer in Buffalo shoving a 75-year-old man who then falls and cracks his head, a confrontation that resulted in the suspension of two officers....

 2020-06-05 16:03 

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WHO advises wider use of masks in coronavirus hotspots...

The World Health Organization is changing its recommendations for the use of masks during the coronavirus pandemic and is now recommending that in areas where there is widespread transmission, people should wear masks when social distancing is not possibl...

 2020-06-05 15:54 

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Trump hails jobs report, but unemployment rate still high...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took a victory lap Friday morning after the government reported surprising job gains for last month, seizing on the data to predict that the worst of the coronavirus pandemic and its economic disruption was i...

 2020-06-05 15:52 

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NYC mayor: Protests largely peaceful, curfew will continue...

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest night of protests in New York over the death of George Floyd was largely peaceful, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday, while promising further reform of a police department that has faced criticism for the harsh tactics used...

 2020-06-05 15:36 

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Wall Street's rally zooms higher after surprise gain in jobs...

Stocks are rushing higher in morning trading Friday after a much better-than-expected report on the U.S. job market gave Wall Street's recent rally another shot of adrenaline....

 2020-06-05 14:52 

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Officers suspended after man, 75, is shoved on video, bleeds...

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Prosecutors investigated Friday after a television crew captured a police officer in Buffalo shoving a 75-year-old man who then falls and cracks his head, a confrontation that resulted in the suspension of two officers....

 2020-06-05 14:15 

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Why the Patriots offensive line will be their second-most important position in 2020...

The Pats could field the NFL's best offensive line this season — and may need to if they want to contend....

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