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 2021-10-14 23:10 

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Local bestsellers for the week ending Oct. 10...

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

 2021-10-14 23:03 

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In New Hampshire, protests over COVID mandates roil state, local governments...

The business of local and state government in New Hampshire is under increasing strain as antigovernment activists have turned traditionally quiet meetings into ugly shouting matches....

 2021-10-14 22:56 

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Democrats plan another bid to break GOP voting rights filibuster...

In a letter laying out the coming agenda for the Senate, Senator Chuck Schumer said he would schedule a vote for Wednesday to open debate on voting rights legislation that he and fellow Democrats say is needed to offset new restrictions being imposed by R...

 2021-10-14 22:50 

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In Davis Square, a musical about resentful MTBA riders is back in service...

For the first time since 2016, "T: An MBTA Musical" returns to the stage, this time at The Rockwell in Somerville....

 2021-10-14 22:48 

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In a surprise, Cardinals fire Mike Shildt over 'philosophical differences'...

St. Louis won 17 straight games at the end of this season to make a third playoff appearance in Shildt's three seasons, but with just a year left on his contract, the team opted to go in another direction....

 2021-10-14 22:47 

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Boeing pilot involved in Max testing is indicted in Texas...

A Boeing pilot involved in testing the 737 Max jetliner was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on charges of deceiving safety regulators who were evaluating the plane, which was later involved in two deadly crashes....

 2021-10-14 22:46 

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Mass. State Trooper honored at Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, D.C....

Thomas W. Devlin was one of 300 law enforcement officers whose names were added to the memorial during a candlelight vigil Thursday at 6 p.m., State Police said in a statement on Instagram....

 2021-10-14 22:46 

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Mayor's office sets aside nearly $600K to aid stream of Haitian arrivals from the southern border...

The money from the mayor's office will help support work being done by local nonprofits....

 2021-10-14 22:46 

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'It was a sea of flames': At least 46 die in Taiwan apartment fire...

Early Thursday, a fire tore through a 13-story building in Kaohsiung, Taiwan's main port city, killing at least 46 people and injuring dozens. The blaze, Taiwan's deadliest in decades, underscored concerns about the island's lax safety standar...

 2021-10-14 22:38 

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Jan. 6 committee will move to hold former Trump aide Bannon in criminal contempt for not complying with subpoena...
 2021-10-14 22:36 

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Calls intensify to end Wisconsin's election review amid blunders by ex-judge in charge...

The latest round of reversals and blunders in a Republican review of Wisconsin's 2020 presidential election is intensifying calls to end the probe, one of several recent efforts around the country to revisit Joe Biden's win in states where former ...

 2021-10-14 22:35 

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They're not perfect matches, but stakes are high in a pair of showdowns of unbeaten teams...

Host St. John's Prep and Catholic Memorial square off in a battle of top-ranked teams, but for Old Colony and Blue Hills, the chase for a Mayflower championship is just as important....

 2021-10-14 22:35 

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Bruins consider whether 10-day gap is too much time to prepare...

"I think guys get tired of practicing," coach Bruce Cassidy said....

 2021-10-14 22:34 

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Garrison Mathews is fighting for one of the Celtics' final two roster spots...

Facing some tough competition, Mathews remains positive and focused....

 2021-10-14 22:30 

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Brandon Bolden has stepped in to give Patriots backfield a steady veteran presence...

With the running back ranks springing some leaks, the versatile Bolden has been plugged in from special teams as a reliable and productive performer....

 2021-10-14 22:29 

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After inventing the 'microfridge,' a serial entrepreneur heads to the cloud...

Bob Bennett's Braintree software company, EngageSmart, recently went public at a valuation of $4 billion. The keys to his success: problem-solving and persistence....

 2021-10-14 22:20 

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Robert Durst sentenced to life in prison for murder of best friend...

New York real estate heir Robert Durst was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without chance of parole for the murder of his best friend, Susan Berman, in December 2000....

 2021-10-14 22:00 

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Other GOP states urge court to let Texas abortion law stand...

AUSTIN, Texas — Eighteen states threw new support behind Texas's ban on most abortions as the Biden administration waited Thursday for a ruling to determine whether the nation's most restrictive abortion law will be allowed to remain in plac...

 2021-10-14 21:53 

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Nate Weitzer's high school football games to watch, picks for Week 6...

Catholic Memorial-St. John's Prep is the marquee matchup, but Hanover-Scituate, Milford-King Philip, Latin Academy-East Boston and Blue Hills-Old Colony also bear watching....

 2021-10-14 21:52 

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US unemployment claims fall to lowest level since pandemic...

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to its lowest level since the pandemic began, a sign the job market is still improving even as hiring has slowed in the past two months....

 2021-10-14 21:49 

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What to know about the FDA panel vote on Moderna's booster — and what's next...

The FDA is expected to announce its decision on the Moderna booster shot by early next week. Meanwhile, its advisory panel is meeting Friday to discuss Johnson & Johnson's booster....

 2021-10-14 21:44 

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Worcester's Christopher Columbus statue found splattered with red paint...

Worcester police are investigating the incident, according to Lieutenant Sean Murtha, a spokesman for the department. No arrests have been made....

 2021-10-14 21:31 

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The AP Interview: Kerry says world short of climate goal...

Crucial UN climate talks next month are likely to fall short of the global target for cutting coal, gas, and oil emissions, US climate envoy John Kerry says, after nearly a year of climate diplomacy that helped win deeper cuts from allies but has so far f...

 2021-10-14 21:29 

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Boston City League girls' volleyball is experiencing a spike in level of competition...

Veteran O'Bryant coach Trudy Fisher said she has seen more talent and better play, thanks in part to a series of city-run volleyball camps over the summer....

 2021-10-14 21:27 

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Mass. reports 1,901 new coronavirus cases among public school students and 337 among staff...

State education leaders on Thursday reported 1,901 new cases among public school students and 337 among staff members for the week that ended Wednesday....

 2021-10-14 21:24 

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See how many people have received a COVID-19 vaccine in your Mass. town...

See who has been vaccinated in your community....

 2021-10-14 21:24 

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GOP leader Filippi: Rhode Island 'needs to kill' the Lifespan-CNE deal...

House Minority Leader Blake A. Filippi said Governor Dan McKee should "do his job and his job is to make sure the people of this state are going to benefit."...

 2021-10-14 21:07 

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All California public high school students will soon have to take ethnic studies...

Under anew law, high schoolers will be taught about the struggles and contributions of African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, Native Americans, and other ethnic groups....

 2021-10-14 21:00 

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The state asked for a blueprint of a gas-free future. Why are the utilities writing the first draft?...

Only after the gas companies have filed their reports will others have the chance to formally weigh in....

 2021-10-14 20:59 

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The many taints of 'Newark,' and the failure of TV-to-movie spin-offs...

So can we just say it now? Movies spun off from TV shows are no good....

 2021-10-14 20:50 

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Beirut erupts in sectarian clashes amid tensions over inquiry into port explosion...

Armed clashes between sectarian militias briefly turned Beirut neighborhoods into a war zone Thursday, killing six people and raising fears that new violence could fill the void left by the near-collapse of the Lebanese state....

 2021-10-14 20:50 

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EMass girls' volleyball: Essex Tech's Gracie Daley headlines Players of the Week...

The senior had 7 aces in a win over Masconomet, part of a three-match week in which she combined for 38 kills, 17 aces, and a .438 hitting percentage for the Hawks....

 2021-10-14 20:48 

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Bow-and-arrow killings in Norway seen as an 'act of terror'...

Police identified the attacker as Espen Andersen Braathen, a 37-year-old Danish citizen, who was arrested on the street Wednesday night about a half-hour after authorities were alerted....

 2021-10-14 20:40 

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Shredded Banksy artwork sells for $25.4 million at auction...

A work by British street artist Banksy that sensationally self-shredded just after it sold at auction three years ago fetched $25.4 million on Thursday — a record for the artist, and more than 10 times its pre-shredded price....

 2021-10-14 20:35 

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Newton's tiny house is back on the market after lenders refused to finance it...

A 251-square-foot home in Newton that was listed for $449,900 and had a contingent offer in just days is back on the market....

 2021-10-14 20:32 

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In the end, 'Nine Perfect Strangers' was a worthwhile trip...

They all needed to forgive and forget, they all needed to face their losses, they all needed to do deep spiritual-psychological healing. Done, done, and done....

 2021-10-14 20:29 

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Senators aim to block tech giants from prioritizing their own products over rivals'...

A bipartisan group of senators plans to introduce a bill that they say would prevent tech platforms from using their power to disadvantage smaller rivals, signaling growing momentum in Congress to rein in Silicon Valley giants...

 2021-10-14 20:27 

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Yes, Biden is in a slump — but it's hardly fatal...

A listening tour in Maine reveals a complex picture....

 2021-10-14 20:22 

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Deere & Co. workers go on strike after rejecting contract...

More than 10,000 Deere & Co. workers went on strike Thursday, the first major walkout at the agricultural machinery giant in more than three decades....

 2021-10-14 20:18 

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Fights at Lawrence High School are raising concerns among parents...

A series of fights and arrests at Lawrence High School has put school officials, parents, and students in the city on high alert....

 2021-10-14 20:18 

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LinkedIn to shut down service in China, citing 'challenging' environment...

LinkedIn's move ends what had been one of the most far-reaching experiments by a foreign social network in China, where the Internet is closely controlled by the government....

 2021-10-14 20:17 

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In New Hampshire, intimidation rules...

Just weeks after an angry mob shut down a meeting of the New Hampshire Executive Council, councilors gave the mob want it wanted, rejecting $27 million in federal vaccination aid....

 2021-10-14 20:09 

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Solving the supply chain problem...

Cartoonist Sage Stossel's take on the news....

 2021-10-14 20:06 

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Prison guards' union asks federal judge to postpone Governor Baker's strict vaccine mandate...

A hearing got underway Thursday afternoon in federal court in Worcester in the high-profile lawsuit brought by the union for Massachusetts prison guards, which is suing to postpone Governor Charlie Baker's strict vaccine mandate that requires executiv...

 2021-10-14 19:59 

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GOP out to sea...

Cartoonist Christopher Weyant's take on the news....

 2021-10-14 19:52 

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Coyote bites teen on ankle near Harding's Beach in Chatham...

In a post on Facebook Wednesday, Chatham police said the victim, a 16-year-old who they did not identify, was sitting on a blanket eating with a friend at around 8 p.m. Monday when the coyote approached....

 2021-10-14 19:52 

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ALCS pitching matchups: Framber Valdez to start Game 1 for Astros...

Luis Garcia will start Game 2 on Saturday....

 2021-10-14 19:48 

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There's no witch in 'Witch,' just a bedeviled woman...

Jen Silverman's dark comedy is getting a production at the Huntington Theatre Company....

 2021-10-14 19:46 

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After long break, Revolution resume their quest for Supporters' Shield vs. Fire...

With five games left in the regular season, the Revolution have one more goal to attain: home field throughout the playoffs....

 2021-10-14 19:45 

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Bourne school committee member fired from Hanover teaching job over social media posts...

A Hanover High School teacher has been fired following controversial social media posts that took aim at critical race theory and other hot-button issues. Kari MacRae earlier this week read her termination letter from Hanover High to a Cape Cod Times repo...

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