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 2021-10-22 08:44 

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Milton's Chase Vaughan carries on family football tradition...

MILTON — Ever since his childhood days, Chase Vaughan has been following in his family's footsteps. His father, Lindsey, went on to enjoy a stellar football career at Williams College. Meanwhile, his older brother Zach played the game around the...

 2021-10-22 04:44 

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Jazz guitarist Wooten answers classical call with BSO concerto debut...

Victor Wooten had a simple answer when the classical world came calling to recruit him: No. A bass guitar player who somehow manages to encompass Bootsy Collins' groove, Eddie Van Halen's virtuosity and Herbie Hancock's inventiveness, Wooten c...

 2021-10-22 04:26 

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'Louis Wain' a delightful film about creativity, art, love and cats...

MOVIE REVIEW "THE ELECTRICAL LIFE OF LOUIS WAIN" Rated PG-13. At Landmark Kendall Square and on Amazon. Grade: A- Here is a cat film almost fine enough to make us forget "Cats." Based on the true story of Louis Wain, a turn of the 20th cen...

 2021-10-22 04:26 

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Goldberg: No one wants to pay to 'Build Back Better'...

Here is a very basic fact: People tend to like getting stuff for free. Ask most people, "Do you want a fancy new Mercedes?" and they'll likely respond, "Yes." But ask them to pay full price for it and demand drops dramatically. Hold th...

 2021-10-22 04:18 

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'Becoming Cousteau' takes deep dive into oceanographer's message...

MOVIE REVIEW "BECOMING COUSTEAU" Rated PG-13. At AMC South Bay and suburban theaters. Grade: A- Was there a more accomplished citizen of the 20th century than Jacques Cousteau? He was another Da Vinci. A diver, inventor, explorer, filmmaker, envir...

 2021-10-22 04:09 

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Rivers: Boston's Black voters not served by liberal indifference...

On Sept. 29, mayoral candidate Annissa Essaibi George announced before an audience of Black activists and faith-based leaders at the Violence Reduction Taskforce, which represents over 30 community-based organizations, an unprecedented $100 million dollar...

 2021-10-22 04:07 

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Wes Anderson works his magic again in 'The French Dispatch'...

MOVIE REVIEW "THE FRENCH DISPATCH" Rated R. At AMC Boston Common, Landmark Kendall Square and suburban theaters. Grade: A- In this second year of COVID and seven years since Wes Anderson's last live-action film, "The French Dispatch," ...

 2021-10-22 04:05 

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Editorial: NBA should play defense for Kanter...

Speaking truth to power is the term used to describe the calling out of individuals, businesses, politicians and governments for real or perceived bad behavior. These days, it is a clarion call to action. Sometimes. For example, when Georgia amended its v...

 2021-10-22 04:05 

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Graham: Top border cop nominee blames China for fake drugs...

While the debate over sanctuary cities and migration made the headlines Tuesday, President Joe Biden's nominee to be America's top border cop used his appearance before the Senate Finance Committee to call out a country far from the border for its...

 2021-10-22 04:01 

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Dear Abby: Husband thinks it's elderly cat's time to go...

Dear Abby: My wife and I have been together 39 years, and we generally get along very well. We've always had dogs and cats, and we currently have two of each. While my wife loves all animals, I'm a dog person. I don't dislike cats, but I don&#...

 2021-10-22 02:32 

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Abington edges Middleboro in thriller...

ABINGTON — After falling to Middleboro in the South Shore League title game during the Fall II season, Drew Donovan and his fellow teammates at Abington felt as though they had missed a golden opportunity. On Thursday night, the Green Wave earned th...

 2021-10-22 00:20 

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Princeton director blasts MIT for 'chilling' decision to cancel professor's lecture, thousands log on to hear prof's science research...

The professor who was disinvited to speak at MIT gave his science lecture to a massive audience on Thursday, as a Princeton University program director ripped MIT for the Cambridge university's "chilling" decision to cancel the academic lectur...

 2021-10-22 00:00 

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Boston Methadone Mile latest: Questions arise over new encampments, Tompkins prepares mobile courtroom...

Mass and Cass plans continue to move forward, with Acting Mayor Kim Janey's recent moves being generally well-received — albeit with some outstanding questions over whether the homeless will just move onto other neighborhoods — and prepara...

 2021-10-21 23:58 

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Hot Property: A Jamaica Plain residential treasure...

Jamaica Plain's coveted Moss Hill neighborhood holds plenty of residential treasures but this week we're especially partial to the adorable Cape at 39 Westchester Road....

 2021-10-21 23:40 

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Red Sox Notebook: Nathan Eovaldi embraces challenge of starting do-or-die ALCS Game 6...

The Red Sox certainly aren't in the most ideal position, needing to win twice on the road to advance to the World Series. But they have exactly who they want on the mound for Friday night's Game 6 against the Houston Astros with the hopes he can p...

 2021-10-21 23:19 

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House lawmakers draw new maps to boost representatives of color...

New House district maps would make it easier for candidates of color to win seats in majority-minority cities like Worcester, Lawrence, Brockton and Chelsea over the next decade, map drawers said....

 2021-10-21 22:52 

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Amazon opens robotics manufacturing facility in Westboro...

Amazon is further expanding its footprint into Massachusetts, adding a 350,000 square-foot Westborough outpost that houses corporate offices, research and development labs, and a robotics manufacturing space....

 2021-10-21 22:11 

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FBI: Remains found in Florida park ID'd as Brian Laundrie...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The FBI on Thursday identified human remains found in a Florida nature preserve as those of Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in the death of girlfriend Gabby Petito while the couple was on a cross-country road trip....

 2021-10-21 21:56 

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Ticker: Existing home sales surge; Feds warn of salmonella outbreak tied to onions...

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes bounced back in September to their strongest pace since January as mortgage rates tick higher, motivating buyers to get off the sidelines. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that existing homes sales...

 2021-10-21 21:50 

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Patriots WR Nelson Agholor laments drop on key play in Cowboys loss...

The Patriots receiver, speaking with the media for the first time this week, was mad at himself for not making a play on a slant thrown by Mac Jones in overtime against the Cowboys...

 2021-10-21 21:47 

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CDC committee recommends J&J, Moderna boosters plus mix and match, official clearance now imminent...

Moderna and Johnson & Johnson coronavirus boosters may soon be making their way into arms after a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory panel unanimously recommended the shots and also cleared a mix and match booster strategy....

 2021-10-21 21:46 

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Red Sox designate OF Franchy Cordero, acquired in Andrew Benintendi trade, for assignment...

Chaim Bloom and the Red Sox viewed Franchy Cordero as an intriguing unknown with untapped potential when they traded for him as part of the Andrew Benintendi trade in January....

 2021-10-21 21:26 

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Massachusetts reports 1,267 new coronavirus cases, nearly 300,000 booster doses...

Massachusetts health officials on Thursday reported 1,267 new coronavirus cases, as COVID-19 hospitalizations dropped and the state reported that almost 300,000 people have gotten a vaccine booster dose....

 2021-10-21 21:24 

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2,154 new coronavirus cases reported in Massachusetts schools in past week...

A total of 2,154 staff and students in Massachusetts schools have tested positive for coronavirus in the past week, showing a small but steady declining trend in recent weeks....

 2021-10-21 21:05 

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Bruins notebook: Linus Ullmark ready for his debut...

BUFFALO—Linus Ullmark's Bruins debut was going to be a notable event no matter where it happened, considering the club ponied up $20 million over four years for his services....

 2021-10-21 20:59 

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Fed imposes sweeping new limits on policymakers' investments...

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve is imposing a broad new set of restrictions on the investments its officials can own, a response to questionable recent trades that forced two top Fed officials to resign. One of the officials, Eric Rosengren, former...

 2021-10-21 20:33 

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Patriots-Jets injury report: Dont'a Hightower upgraded Thursday, three others out...

The Patriots again listed 16 players on their latest injury report Thursday....

 2021-10-21 20:09 

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New state police class graduates at a time of 'great and rapid change'...

At a ceremony marked by pageantry and promise, Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday congratulated the 86th class of recruits to become Massachusetts state troopers....

 2021-10-21 20:01 

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Howie Carr: Media happy to leave 'Bostonian of the Year' out of fraud bust...

Nothing to see here, folks, they say now. Move along. For the first time in years, Monica Cannon-Grant is getting a good leaving-alone....

 2021-10-21 18:33 

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FBI offers $20,000 reward in 40-year old murder case...

The FBI\ is offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information leading to the location, arrest and prosecution of a fugitive wanted in connection with the 1981 murder of his girlfriend....

 2021-10-21 18:22 

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Correction officers union appeals judge's denial in vaccine mandate fight...

The union representing Massachusetts correctional officers has appealed a federal judge's "disappointing" denial of an injunction to stop Gov. Charlie Baker's vaccine mandate from taking effect. The organization said it's preparing yet...

 2021-10-21 18:15 

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Louisville QB Malik Cunningham a tough challenge for BC defense...

Boston College wide receiver Ezechiel "Zeke" Tieide played a significant role preparing the Eagles for Saturday's ACC match at Louisville. BC coach Jeff Hafley didn't have a quarterback on the roster with the athleticism to mimic Louisvill...

 2021-10-21 18:07 

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Patriots likely to be down 3 defenders for Sunday's game vs. Jets...

The Pats were down two cornerbacks and a starting defensive lineman for a second straight practice Thursday....

 2021-10-21 17:24 

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UMass coach Walt Bell eyes homecoming at Florida State...

UMass coach Walt Bell is in for a double homecoming on Saturday when the Minutemen visit Florida State. FSU oddly scheduled its homecoming game in Tallahassee, Fla., against UMass, an independent program, as opposed to hosting available ACC rivals like Mi...

 2021-10-21 16:56 

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St. John Paul forfeits this week's football contest against Holbrook/Avon...

In light of an ongoing investigation into whether players used racial comments in last week's football game against Cathedral/Matignon/Cristo Rey, St. John Paul has decided to forfeit this week's contest against Holbrook/Avon. St. John Paul presid...

 2021-10-21 16:54 

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How Patriots LB Kyle Van Noy discovered Jets QB Zach Wilson before the NFL did...

Van Noy originally crossed paths with the Jets' franchise quarterback when Wilson was in high school....

 2021-10-21 16:53 

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Norwood, Ashland vie for top spot in the Tri-Valley League Large...

The ultimate sign of respect is when one coach says he wants his team to emulate someone else's. That's precisely how Norwood football coach Manny Lopes feels about Friday night's opponent Ashland in a showdown for the Tri-Valley League Large ...

 2021-10-21 14:49 

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Week 7 high school football schedule...

FRIDAY'S GAMES Blue Hills at Tri-County, 4 Boston English/New Mission vs. Latin Academy, 4 (WS) Lowell Catholic at Whittier, 4 South Boston/Burke at TechBoston, 4 Concord-Carlisle at Cambridge, 5 Needham at Walpole, 5:30 St. Mary's at Cardinal Spe...

 2021-10-21 13:26 

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Serial child rapist Wayne Chapman dead: 'Hopefully there's more justice on the other side'...

Wayne Chapman is dead ending a nightmare sex offender story....

 2021-10-21 13:20 

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Thursday Pickorama...

Can't get out of the 7-8 win hole we're in this year. Once again, we scuffled a bit on Friday and the end result was a 7-3 record for the week which pushed us back to .750 for the season. So who were the dreaded folks who contributed to the three ...

 2021-10-21 13:00 

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US unemployment claims fall to new pandemic low of 290,000...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to a new low point since the pandemic erupted, evidence that layoffs are declining as companies hold onto workers....

 2021-10-21 12:44 

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UK police charge 25-year-old man with lawmaker's murder...

LONDON (AP) — British police charged a man with murder and preparing acts of terrorism Thursday in the stabbing of a Conservative lawmaker who was killed as he met constituents at a church hall last week....

 2021-10-21 11:03 

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Eastern Massachusetts high school scores and highlights from Wednesday...

WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS BOYS CROSS COUNTRY Chelmsford 20, Tewksbury 44 Ipswich 26, North Reading 33 Lawrence 21, Dracut 39 Lowell 15, Chelmsford 50 Lowell 15, Tewksbury 48 Manchester-Essex 28, Lynnfield 29 Masconomet 15, Winthrop 50 Methuen 15, Dracut 50 ...

 2021-10-21 09:45 

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Guregian: Protecting Mac Jones is key to unlocking the Patriots offense...

Having a competent offensive line opens up so many more possibilities for what the Patriots can do on that side of the football....

 2021-10-21 06:43 

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Stephen Schaefer's Hollywood & Mine...

As Daniel Craig's farewell to James Bond 007 after 5 films, who could not be excited by the prospect of 'No Time to Die'? Watching this nearly 3-hour finale, exhilaration that it was finally here soon gave way to bitter disappointment. What ha...

 2021-10-21 04:55 

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Whicker: Insults, injuries push Dodgers to end of very thin rope in NLCS...

The short-handed Dodgers have to beat the Braves three consecutive times, for the second consecutive year, to return to the World Series. Is it a bridge too far?...

 2021-10-21 04:27 

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Gather 'round the fire pit & toast a stylish fall...

This fall it seems like nearly everyone I know who didn't already own a fire pit has gone and purchased one. One friend had an elaborate one complete with floating rock walls and lighting built into her backyard over the summer. Others bought smaller,...

 2021-10-21 04:16 

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Flynn: America's melting pot filled with veterans' stories...

While serving as U.S ambassador to the Vatican for almost five years, I had the opportunity to visit many historic World War II battlegrounds and U.S. military cemeteries throughout the world. From North Africa to Normandy and of course Arlington National...

 2021-10-21 04:15 

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Lucas: Farewell to a true champ, the North End's Tony DeMarco...

There is a statue of Tony DeMarco, the boxing champion, in the North End. It is where he was born and where he lived. He died last week, age 89. Well into his 80s, DeMarco would every so often set up shop in the sun at the site of the statue, located at H...

 2021-10-21 04:05 

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Aquarium chiefs: Taking a stand for marine life & our fragile ocean...

We need bold action from our global leaders to address the current biodiversity and climate crisis, a threat that can no longer be spoken of in the future tense. This month, President Biden took such action by restoring protections to the Northeast Canyon...

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