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 2020-06-05 22:05 

The Boston Globe

With emotion, BU men's basketball coach Joe Jones says "we've got to find a way to be better"...

To impact change after the killing of George Floyd, the 54-year-old Long Island native urged those in Boston to focus their attention on making their vote count....

 2020-06-05 22:05 

Boston 25 News

After 30 years, wrongfully convicted death row inmate freed...

A death row inmate who spent nearly three decades behind bars for the killing of a 4-year-old girl in Philadelphia has walked free...

 2020-06-05 22:02 

Boston.com

Local The MBTA says it will no longer bus police to protests...

The decision, which was cheered by transit advocates, is not going over well the Massachusetts State Police's union....

 2020-06-05 22:02 

CBS Boston

'Our Rosa Parks Moment': Sheriff Tompkins Kneels In Solidarity With Protesters...

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven Tompkins and his officers showed solidarity with George Floyd protesters....

 2020-06-05 22:00 

WGGB

[ Springfield ]

A few showers Friday evening; storms possible possible Saturday...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Today has been humid with temperatures hitting the lower 80s. Although it was mainly cloudy early, some afternoon clearing has really spiked our temperatures. The muggy...

 2020-06-05 21:59 

The Boston Globe

Twitter disables Trump campaign's George Floyd video tribute...

Twitter has blocked a Trump campaign video tribute to George Floyd over a copyright claim, in a move that adds to tensions between the social media platform and the president, one of its most widely followed users....

 2020-06-05 21:57 

Gloucester Times

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Teachers, neighbors celebrate Rockport High graduates at drive-by ceremony...

ROCKPORT — Rockport High School's Class of 2020 took graduation on the road with a drive-by ceremony Friday....

 2020-06-05 21:56 

WCVB

Dr. Shira Doron answers COVID-19 questions...

Dr. Shira Doron, hospital epidemiologist at Tufts Medical Center, answers questions about COVID-19....

 2020-06-05 21:55 

WGGB

[ Springfield ]

Springfield third grader helps raise money for first responders...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A young girl in western Mass. is finding a crafty way to help first responders during the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-06-05 21:54 

The Boston Globe

Trump campaign pulls ad about SpaceX launch after astronaut's wife calls it propaganda...

Trump campaign pulls ad about SpaceX launch after astronaut's wife calls it propaganda...

 2020-06-05 21:53 

Boston 25 News

D-Day invasion: What is D-Day and what happened on June 6, 1944?...

On June 6, 1944, that the invasion of Europe began behind the largest landing force the world had ever seen....

 2020-06-05 21:51 

CBS Boston

Authors Of Color Use Literature To Talk To Kids About Race, Trauma And Joy...

Talking to kids about race and racism can be difficult. These black authors are using literature to help their children understand....

 2020-06-05 21:49 

Boston 25 News

Bat-wielding grandmother confronts protesters in Michigan...

A 75-year-old Michigan woman stood in the middle of the street brandishing a bat, bringing a tense moment to an otherwise peaceful demonstration Wednesday in support of the Black Lives Matter movement....

 2020-06-05 21:49 

Gloucester Times

[ MA ]

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

BOSTON (AP) — 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 21:49 

WHDH

Reddit co-founder leaves board, urges black replacement...

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian announced his resignation from the board of the social media site and urged the board to replace him with a black......

 2020-06-05 21:48 

WCVB

Superintendents representing 33 districts speak out to end racism...

School leaders representing nearly three dozen districts and 100,000 students gathered together Friday to denounce racism....

 2020-06-05 21:47 

The Boston Globe

Child care owners say new regulations will hike parents' fees, put them out of business...

Early educators say the socially distant classrooms they're being told to reopen will be far more costly to operate, less welcoming to youngsters, and perhaps completely unworkable....

 2020-06-05 21:43 

WCVB

Nubian Square demonstration honors Breonna Taylor...

A gathering in Roxbury's Nubian Square is honoring the life of Breonna Taylor, the Kentucky EMT killed by police in her home. Friday would have been her 27th birthday....

 2020-06-05 21:39 

The Boston Globe

Brooks Brothers, 'Made in America' since 1818, may soon need a new calling card...

Brooks Brothers plans to lay off nearly 700 employees this summer at the factories, in Massachusetts, New York, and North Carolina....

 2020-06-05 21:39 

The Boston Globe

MLS players left with bitter feelings after deal to restart...

The players were rankled by the league's threat of a lockout....

 2020-06-05 21:36 

WHDH

Facebook removes nearly 200 accounts tied to hate groups...

Facebook has removed nearly 200 social media accounts linked to white supremacy groups that planned to encourage members to attend protests over police killings of......

 2020-06-05 21:35 

The Boston Globe

Trump's former Chief of Staff John Kelly sides with Mattis Criticism...

Kelly said Friday he agrees with former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis's criticism of the president's hostility toward protests against police brutality....

 2020-06-05 21:35 

CBS Boston

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Opens Outpatient Clinic For Coronavirus Patients...

These patients may still have cognitive issues or problems with mobility, and the nature of the virus doesn't make recovery any easier....

 2020-06-05 21:34 

Boston 25 News

Cape Cod hotels and lodging locations make final plans to reopen...

Owners of hotels, Airbnbs and other state-wide lodging are making final plans to re-open ahead of the governor's announcement on Saturday, when he is expected to further detail Phase 2....

 2020-06-05 21:33 

WHDH

Trump takes jabs at Maine's Democratic governor during visit...

GUILFORD, Maine (AP) — President Donald Trump used his first visit to Maine as president to lob jabs at the state's Democratic governor on Friday......

 2020-06-05 21:32 

Boston 25 News

Worcester caregivers stand vigil for George Floyd to end systemic racism...

At Worcester's UMass Memorial Medial Center, 200 caregivers, maintaining COVID-19 precautions, stood silent outside the hospital's main entrance for nine full minutes to remember George Floyd....

 2020-06-05 21:31 

WHDH

Pence goes on listening session regarding Floyd response...

BELTSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Better training for law enforcement. More money for historically black colleges and universities. Speaking to Americans with the "right tone." Vice......

 2020-06-05 21:31 

WCVB

MBTA will no longer provide transport for police to, from demonstrations...

The police union called the MBTA's actions "shameful" that "overtly pander to the false rhetoric and anti-police agenda of the few."...

 2020-06-05 21:30 

Boston 25 News

College basketball coaches discuss racism, diversity...

South Carolina basketball coach Frank Martin is joining dozens of college basketball coaches in taking action on racism and diversity...

 2020-06-05 21:30 

Boston 25 News

Demonstrators vow to sustain momentum until change happens...

Protesters stirred by the death of George Floyd are vowing to turn an extraordinary outpouring of grief into a sustained movement as demonstrations shift to a calmer, but no less determined, focus on addressing racial injustice...

 2020-06-05 21:30 

The Boston Globe

Being Black in the NHL: Race has been brought into the open, but that doesn't change the past...

Though the percentage of Black players is small, there is no shortage of racial abuse in their stories....

 2020-06-05 21:28 

The Boston Globe

Live updates: Protests continue against the death of George Floyd and police brutality...

Boston Globe reporters are covering another day of demonstrations against police brutality in the wake of the killings of Black people at the hands of police....

 2020-06-05 21:28 

Christian Science Monitor

Readers share their favorite poems of comfort...

Poetry provides a respite from whatever is happening in our world, an opportunity to think deeply, and also a pause that enables us to reset....

 2020-06-05 21:26 

Boston 25 News

Retailers await Baker’s decision about when to reopen businesses for in-store shopping...

Retailers are anxiously awaiting whether they will be able to open their businesses for in-store shopping....

 2020-06-05 21:26 

WHDH

Chelmsford police help to detain man for allegedly threatening Boston mayor...

A man from Revere was placed under arrest after police say he was making disturbing threats against Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh. Chelmsford officers assisted......

 2020-06-05 21:26 

WHDH

'Split his [expletive] head wide open:' Revere man charged with threatening Boston mayor...

A man from Revere was placed under arrest after police say he was making disturbing threats against Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh. Chelmsford officers assisted......

 2020-06-05 21:26 

WHDH

Revere man charged with threatening Boston Mayor Marty Walsh...

A man from Revere was placed under arrest after police say he was making disturbing threats against Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh. Chelmsford officers assisted......

 2020-06-05 21:26 

WCVB

Gov. Baker reflects on week of demonstrations, COVID-19 progress...

Governor says the looting and violence he saw Sunday night in Boston affected him deeply and that he'll do what it takes to protect protesters from both violence and coronavirus....

 2020-06-05 21:25 

Boston 25 News

Hundreds of protesters march through Brookline...

Hundreds of people in Brookline marched from Cassidy Park to Amory Park Friday afternoon in honor of the lives that have been lost....

 2020-06-05 21:24 

WHDH

Police: 18-year-old armed with Molotov cocktails urged protesters to kill officers during Worcester riot...

An 18-year-old who was found to be armed with several Molotov cocktails during a riot that followed a peaceful Geroge Floyd protest in Worcester on......

 2020-06-05 21:20 

CBS Boston

Newbury Street Businesses Struggling After Coronavirus Shutdown, Looting...

Business after business on Newbury Street is now boarded up, many already shuttered by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-06-05 21:19 

WCVB

Crowds gather for Lawrence demonstration...

The hope and expectation is that the protests will be peaceful, but Lawrence police are preparing....

 2020-06-05 21:18 

The Boston Globe

How close would a shorter baseball season come to a full 162-game schedule?...

Using Baseball-Reference's Streak Analyzer, we took a look at how 2019 might have played out if it were reduced to the 50, 82, or 114 games being proposed for 2020....

 2020-06-05 21:16 

The Boston Globe

Police: Rhode Island couple claims they made explosives to 'defend' themselves at protest...

A local couple are charged with making molotov cocktails in reaction to a Black Lives Matter protest held in Woonsocket Wednesday....

 2020-06-05 21:15 

Boston 25 News

Colin Kaepernick has more support now, still long way to go...

When Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem to take a stand against police brutality and racial injustice in 2016, he was mostly alone...

 2020-06-05 21:15 

Boston 25 News

Mass. State Police no longer welcome at UMass Boston campus...

The Interim Chancellor at The University of Massachusetts Boston is no longer allowing the Massachusetts State Police Troopers to park on campus....

 2020-06-05 21:15 

Boston 25 News

Pence goes on listening session regarding Floyd response...

Vice President Mike Pence got plenty of advice Friday when he met with community and faith leaders in Maryland about how the nation should respond to the protests over the death of George Floyd...

 2020-06-05 21:13 

Boston.com

Mass. reports 35 new coronavirus deaths, 494 new cases...
 2020-06-05 21:13 

WCVB

Hundreds take part in peaceful march in Brookline...

Hundreds are taking part in a march along Beacon Street from Cleveland Circle to Amory Park, where they plan to light candles, present speeches and observe 8 minutes and 46 seconds of silence in honor of Floyd....

 2020-06-05 21:12 

The Boston Globe

Trump allows commercial fishing off Cape Cod, scrapping Obama-era protection...

The decision undermines one of the main goals of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, a controversial preserve about 130 miles southeast of Provincetown that President Barack Obama designated in his final year in office....

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