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 2021-09-23 23:44 

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Can fiction tell the truth about a life?...

Author Joshua Ferris said he based Charlie Barnes's biography on that of his own father, who died of cancer in 2014. But things aren't what they seem....

 2021-09-23 23:43 

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Ayanna Pressley votes against funding Israel's 'Iron Dome,' citing concerns with legislative process...

Representative Ayanna Pressley on Tuesday was among nine Democrats to vote against $1 billion in funding for Israel's aerial defense system after a handful of progressives forced Democratic leadership to strip the funding from an earlier bill to avert...

 2021-09-23 23:39 

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Timing could be right for Team USA to change Ryder Cup fortunes...

Despite losing nine of the last 12 times dating to 1995, the American team is the betting favorite with 11 players ranked among the top 16 in the world....

 2021-09-23 23:38 

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Looking at the refugee crisis through a lens of humanity and humor...

Rabih Alameddine's new novel "The Wrong End of the Telescope" is set on the Greek island of Lesbos....

 2021-09-23 23:36 

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Local bestsellers for the week ending Sept. 19...

Based on reporting from the independent booksellers of the New England Independent Booksellers Association and IndieBound....

 2021-09-23 23:34 

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With no games for the last two years, prep football teams face uncertainty as season opens...

"Most of my team I never saw in full pads until this fall,'' Tabor coach Chris Rorke said....

 2021-09-23 23:34 

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'It's almost like these uniforms give these guys superpowers:' How the Red Sox turned yellow...

Since the unveiling of the "City Connect" alternate uniforms over two games in mid-April, several players had politicked to wear them again. Since they did, the Red Sox haven't lost....

 2021-09-23 23:33 

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'A crisis on top of the crisis': Pandemic has worsened burnout among health care workers, hospital leaders say...

The burdens on those left behind only increase, creating a downward cycle that hospitals are struggling to break, the presidents of three Boston hospital systems said....

 2021-09-23 23:29 

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Virtual author readings for Sept. 26 - Oct. 2...

All author appearances are virtual unless otherwise noted....

 2021-09-23 23:24 

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Advocates call on R.I. to use $500m of federal dollars on housing...

Recommended investments called for decreasing the homeownership rate disparity between BIPOC and white communities and achieve "functional zero" for homelessness in Rhode Island....

 2021-09-23 23:18 

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Retired N.H. Bishop John B. McCormack, who admitted to protecting abusive priests, dies at 86...

While serving in the Boston Archdiocese under Cardinal Bernard Law, McCormack was assigned to weed out abusive priests in the ranks of the church....

 2021-09-23 23:15 

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State says nursing homes should be ready to give COVID-19 booster shots next week...

There are roughly 38,000 nursing home residents in Massachusetts. The state's latest data indicates 300 COVID infections in the facilities over two weeks in mid-September....

 2021-09-23 23:13 

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US court order to house LA Skid Row homeless overturned...

A federal judge's sweeping order requiring the city and county of Los Angeles to quickly shelter all homeless people living on downtown's Skid Row was overturned Thursday by an appeals court that called it an abuse of judicial discretion....

 2021-09-23 23:08 

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Expert suggests Rhode Islanders might need to rethink the law on shoreline rights...

As a study commission tackles shoreline access, one expert suggests Rhode Islanders might need to rethink what the law actually says....

 2021-09-23 22:53 

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After a year's absence, The Big E is back in all its amusement park glory...

Known as New England's "Great State Fair," the region's largest agricultural event on Thursday drew a spirited crowd eager to celebrate the start of the fall season and the return of a beloved tradition....

 2021-09-23 22:45 

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The Granite State of Texas...

Republican legislators in New Hampshire are hellbent on banning mask and vaccine mandates....

 2021-09-23 22:32 

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What Julian Edelman thinks of the Patriots now that he's retired...

Despite the high number of new faces, Edelman still recognizes Foxborough as home....

 2021-09-23 22:26 

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Slain woman Gabby Petito's boyfriend Brian Laundrie indicted for bank fraud...

Federal officials say the boyfriend of Gabby Petito, whose body was found at a national park in Wyoming after a cross country trip with him, has been indicted for unauthorized use of a debit card as searchers continued looking for him in Florida swampland...

 2021-09-23 22:17 

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Kerry says other nations must do far more to address climate change...

With carbon emissions rising at a rate that has been called "catastrophic," Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry said Thursday that he worries other countries won't commit to sufficient steps to reduce their greenhouse gases at up...

 2021-09-23 22:12 

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Any way you measure it, Nate Eovaldi has had a terrific season for Red Sox...

One ranking system has him as the most valuable pitcher in the American League in terms of WAR....

 2021-09-23 22:12 

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Has COVID cost Australia its love for freedom?...

SYDNEY — In the war against the coronavirus's Delta variant, few if any democracies have demanded as much of their people as Australia....

 2021-09-23 22:09 

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Schooled on the beach in Greece, Elena Soukous drives the Melrose volleyball team...

"When she gets in the front row, she's one of the toughest hitters around," Melrose coach Scott Celli said. "She's the real deal."...

 2021-09-23 22:08 

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At registry of deeds, a cache of records reveals early Plymouth history...

Until now, few area residents might have suspected that the Plymouth County Registry of Deeds is also a valuable link to the nation's founding....

 2021-09-23 22:02 

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Florida Republican introduces 'copycat' bill to ban most abortions, echoing Texas law...

A Florida Republican has introduced a bill seeking to ban most abortions, following similar legislation that took effect earlier this month in Texas....

 2021-09-23 22:00 

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At the Griffin: illusions and internal landscapes...

A look at exhibits at the Griffin Museum of Photography by Lou Jones, Zachary P. Stevens, Rhonda Lashley Lopez, and Dylan Everett. Jones's show runs through Oct. 1. The three other shows run through Oct. 24....

 2021-09-23 21:58 

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Why Patriots running back James White may be a key player against Saints...

White is among the league's top receivers out of the backfield....

 2021-09-23 21:58 

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Should Massachusetts state parks rely less on user fees?...

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

 2021-09-23 21:56 

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This year, Tony has a Boston accent...

As Broadway rises to its feet, musicals and plays that got their start here are vying for its top honors....

 2021-09-23 21:51 

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Mass. reports 2,236 new coronavirus cases among public school students and 318 among staff...

The 2,554 total cases were a significant leap from the state's first report of 1,420 total cases last week, but the increase was expected....

 2021-09-23 21:51 

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Poppy's ahead of whatever time it is...

Her new album "Flux" represents what could be called a simultaneous evolution and consolidation of her often prescient sound....

 2021-09-23 21:48 

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NDA-Hingham's Lizzy Wagner headlines Players of the Week...

The senior setter was instrumental as the Cougars went 3-0, winning all nine sets....

 2021-09-23 21:47 

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From low inventory to high prices: what you need to know if you're car shopping...

As just about everyone knows by now, an international shortage of semiconductor chips has drastically cut auto production worldwide, leaving most dealerships with far fewer vehicles on their lots than usual. At the same time, demand for cars is high, fuel...

 2021-09-23 21:45 

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Abortion providers ask Supreme Court for fast review of Texas ban...

WASHINGTON — Abortion providers in Texas returned to the Supreme Court on Thursday, asking the justices to take another look at their challenge to a state law that bans most abortions after six weeks and was designed to evade review in federal court...

 2021-09-23 21:44 

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Plane makes a surprise landing in a parking lot...

A plane makes a surprise landing in Ayer, a baby deer is escorted back into the woods in Braintree, and other odd tales from local police blotters....

 2021-09-23 21:44 

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Millions of baby cushions are recalled after 8 reported infant deaths...

A prominent baby-product manufacturer is recalling 3.3 million lounger pads for newborns after at least eight infant deaths were associated with the pillows in less than five years, federal safety regulators said Thursday....

 2021-09-23 21:43 

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Classic cars, and classical guitar...

Gloucester is hosting the third annual Cape Ann Classic Cars on the Green on Oct. 2 from 9 a.m to 2 p.m....

 2021-09-23 21:43 

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Taliban official: Strict punishment, executions will return...

One of the founders of the Taliban and the chief enforcer of their harsh interpretation of Islamic law when they last ruled Afghanistan said the hard-line movement will once again carry out executions and amputations of hands, though perhaps not in public...

 2021-09-23 21:41 

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China banks downplay risks after Evergrande missed payments...

At least 10 banks told investors over the past two days that they have sufficient collateral for loans to the developer and the risks are controllable....

 2021-09-23 21:40 

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A Very Nice Correspondence from Human Resources Re: Return to the Office...

We understand that 2043 sounds like a long way off, but we are pleased to let you know that we are targeting Q1....

 2021-09-23 21:37 

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US lawmaker calls for end of 'to-go' alcohol sales in airports...

Limiting the sale of "to-go" alcohol at airports and creation of an industrywide no-fly list are among the steps that may be needed to help stem the epidemic of air rage incidents on airline flights....

 2021-09-23 21:36 

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The boys of (many) summers wind up another unforgettable season...

They range in age from 50 into their 80s but the spirit of competition and memories of past glories propel them onward and upward, even as Father Time tries to drag them downward....

 2021-09-23 21:32 

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Jeff Corwin launches new wildlife show focusing on creatures closer to home...

Wildlife biologist and conservationist Jeff Corwin is hosting a new television show, "Wildlife Nation," which will focus on efforts to save endangered species across North America....

 2021-09-23 21:28 

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'We want to get back to life': Most NHL players get vaccine...

The NHL is counting on it and said last week that 98% of its players will be vaccinated by the time the season begins Oct. 12....

 2021-09-23 21:27 

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White House may release Jan. 6 data on Trump and his aides...

President Biden's White House plans to err on the side of disclosure given the gravity of the events of Jan. 6....

 2021-09-23 21:27 

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R.I. health, human service organizations are calling for a special session to address workforce crisis...

A coalition of 70 organizations penned a letter to Gov. McKee that said they "simply cannot wait" until January....

 2021-09-23 21:27 

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Pop-up space in Peabody served as community hub...

A temporary pop-up community space in Peabody helped attract more people to the city's downtown area and helped serve as a hub for businesses, entrepreneurs, and artists, according to a new report from an area non-profit....

 2021-09-23 21:27 

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Democratic legislator draws criticism over statement on Afghan evacuees in R.I....

"A person who usually is talking about representing people of color, immigrants, and poor people is speaking exactly like Trump," said Omar Bah, founder of the Refugee Dream Center....

 2021-09-23 21:24 

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Live and learn through Duxbury's senior center study program...

This fall, senior center's LifeLong Learning program is offering 15 courses in subject areas such as history, current events, religion, science, art, and literature....

 2021-09-23 21:23 

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US jobless claims tick up from near a pandemic low...

The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid rose last week for a second straight week to 351,000, a sign that the Delta variant of the coronavirus may be disrupting the job market's recovery, at least temporarily....

 2021-09-23 21:22 

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From soccer and lacrosse at Framingham High, Melanie Baskind now excels in pediatrics...

The 2018 graduate of Harvard Medical School is now a pediatrics chief resident at the University of California San Francisco....

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