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 2021-10-14 11:09 

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Sununu blasts fellow NH Republicans after they reject $27m in federal vaccine funds...

The federal funding would have boosted the state's vaccination effort against the coronavirus....

 2021-10-14 10:00 

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Remember that time, 110 years ago, when Harry Houdini escaped the belly of a 'sea monster' in Boston?...

In September 1911, Houdini stuffed himself inside of what people dubbed a "giant sea monster" while on stage at a local vaudeville theater, a challenge he accepted after a group of area bigwigs dared him to give it a shot....

 2021-10-14 10:00 

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Fresh off debate, Annissa Essaibi George launches new ads in final weeks of Boston mayoral race...

Landing less than three weeks before the election, the two commercials highlight Essaibi George's work as a teacher and seek to cast her as a pragmatic alternative to rival City Councilor Michelle Wu....

 2021-10-14 10:00 

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R.I. hospice center invests $3 million in expansion to meet growing demand for care...

Additional beds will allow HopeHealth to offer end-of-life care to more people, but staffing is still a challenge....

 2021-10-14 10:00 

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'I am not in some sort of progressive civil war,' R.I. Political Cooperative co-founder says...

On the Rhode Island Report podcast, Jennifer Rourke explains her comments about "Fauxgressives" but played down divisions that have been evident within the Democratic party....

 2021-10-14 09:31 

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Fire leaves 46 dead, dozens injured in southern Taiwan...

The death toll from a fire in southern Taiwan that engulfed a building overnight has further risen to 46, according to officials Thursday who said at least another 41 people were injured....

 2021-10-14 08:00 

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The Marathon returns, but with unwelcome reminders...

The government's choice to push for the death penalty for convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is inadvertently distracting and detracting from the Marathon itself....

 2021-10-14 07:23 

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Danish man held over deadly bow-and-arrow attack in Norway...

A 37-year-old Danish man is in custody in Norway suspected of a bow-and-arrow attack on a small town that killed five people and wounded two others, police said Thursday....

 2021-10-14 07:06 

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Transitional housing is key to solving the crisis at Mass. and Cass...

A place for temporary stabilization allows people to escape their fear, and to sleep, wash, think about engaging with treatment, and prepare to transition to permanent supportive housing....

 2021-10-14 07:00 

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On Mass. and Cass, all options should be on the table...

That includes my proposal to turn a house of correction into a recovery site....

 2021-10-14 06:59 

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America's mealy-mouthed defense of dissidents...

The United States hasn't been living up to its promise to shelter political refugees....

 2021-10-14 06:30 

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The state and the nation are primed for a broadband boost...

COVID-19 exposed longstanding disparities in digital access across the Commonwealth....

 2021-10-14 04:12 

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Kyrie Irving: Refusal to get vaccinated about 'what's best for me'...

Speaking on Instagram Live, Kyrie Irving said he loved basketball and wasn't going to retire....

 2021-10-14 04:07 

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The Capitals' Alex Ovechkin scores twice in season opener to pass Marcel Dionne for fifth in goals...

Ovechkin scored his 731st and 732nd goals in the Capitals' 5-1 win over the Rangers....

 2021-10-14 04:00 

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Today in History...

Today is Thursday, Oct. 14, the 287th day of 2021. There are 78 days left in the year....

 2021-10-14 04:00 

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Unreliable parent leaves guilty legacy...

Advice from Amy Dickinson....

 2021-10-14 04:00 

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Somerville outlines a plan to expand Assembly Square...

It's focused on the long term development of about 140 acres between Route 93 and the Mystic River, a spot that includes the recently-built Assembly Row complex but also the older swaths of big-box retail and light industrial space....

 2021-10-14 03:42 

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Phoenix Mercury even WNBA Finals with 91-86 overtime win against the Chicago Sky...

Brittney Griner scored 29 points in the victory, including her second career playoff dunk....

 2021-10-14 03:38 

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ESPN's Adam Schefter says running his completed story by Bruce Allen was 'a step too far'...

The e-mail spurred criticism of Schefter for committing what some viewed as a violation of journalistic ethics....

 2021-10-14 03:20 

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A growth spurt for Gloucester field hockey results in 100th win for coach Lauren Riley Gove...

In her ninth season, Gove-Riley watched her sophomore-dominated squad rally with two second-half goals to beat Marblehead....

 2021-10-14 02:20 

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Kenyan runner Agnes Tirop found dead, police seek husband...

Tirop won bronze medals in the women's 10,000 meters at the 2017 and 2019 world championships and finished fourth in the 5,000 meters at the Tokyo Olympics....

 2021-10-14 01:48 

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Aaron Nesmith scores 23 points to lead the Celtics, who fall to the Magic on Jeff Dowtin's shot in the final seconds...

Jayson Tatum, Marcus Smart, Josh Richardson and Dennis Schroder all sat out to rest....

 2021-10-14 01:23 

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Scorecard: Grading the debate performances of Boston mayoral candidates...

In the years that the Globe has been handing out grades to candidates in political debates, few have faced the daunting situation that Boston City Councilor Annissa Essaibi George did going into Wednesday's debate....

 2021-10-14 01:15 

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Mississippi threatens to sue Brett Favre over $828,000...

Mississippi, the state that reveres Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre as a homegrown hero, threatened this week to sue him if he does not repay $828,000 that he owes within 30 days, according to the state auditor....

 2021-10-14 01:14 

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Tim Weah, Sergio Dest spark US men to 2-1 win over Costa Rica in World Cup qualifier...

Weah scored his second international goal in the 66th minute after Dest started the comeback from a 1-0 first-minute deficit,...

 2021-10-14 01:12 

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Annissa Essaibi George and Michelle Wu square off in Boston mayoral debate...

Boston mayoral candidates Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George tangled Wednesday night over schools, housing, and the city's opioid crisis during the first televised debate since the preliminary election narrowed the field to the two councilors last...

 2021-10-14 01:12 

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Civil rights activist, historian Timuel Black dies at 102...

Civil rights activist, retired Chicago professor, and historian Timuel Black has died. He was considered an authority on the migration of southern Blacks to the northern cities....

 2021-10-14 01:08 

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Armed robber strikes pizzeria on BU campus...

Police officers responded Wednesday afternoon to an armed robbery at Domino's Pizza on Boston University's South Campus, according to Boston police....

 2021-10-14 00:41 

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Red Sox shelving concerns about regular-season struggles with Houston...

The Astros won five of seven games against the Red Sox during an 11-day stretch, averaging six runs per game and hitting .300 as a team, but Alex Cora doesn't think that carries much weight entering the ALCS....

 2021-10-14 00:18 

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Second-base shuffle has worked seamlessly for Christian Arroyo, Red Sox...

Christian Arroyo played in only seven of the final 68 regular-season games, Jos Iglesias carrying the freight at second base throughout September. With Iglesias ineligible for the postseason, Arroyo's been flawless....

 2021-10-14 00:15 

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GE to spend $100 million to improve students' engineering skills...

Stories you may have missed from the world of business....

 2021-10-13 23:46 

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The Cowboys are explosive on offense. The big question: Can the Patriots contain them?...

Dallas ranks in the top of several important categories, including touchdowns....

 2021-10-13 23:43 

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For majority-Black Brockton, a proposal to keep its Senate district majority white has left some people of color feeling ignored...

Under maps unveiled Tuesday, Brockton would remain clustered with mostly white suburbs south of Boston, all of which its current senator — a white Democrat from Brockton who had previously been rapped by the Senate's ethics committee — han...

 2021-10-13 23:42 

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Navy secretary visits USS Constitution to honor Navy's 246th birthday...

Secretary Carlos Del Toro fired a cannon from the warship to celebrate the foundation of the Navy 246 years ago....

 2021-10-13 23:40 

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Baker urges big investment in Mass. offshore wind industry, seeks to end price cap...

Gov. Baker tells a wind energy conference in Boston that he wants to lift price cap on offshore wind contracts, part of bid to make Mass. more competitive with nearby East Cost states for investment and jobs....

 2021-10-13 23:36 

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Tony DeMarco, who won the welterweight boxing title in 1955, dies at 89...

Another of Mr. DeMarco's fights, with Carment Basilio, was considered one of the all-time best bouts....

 2021-10-13 23:30 

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Xander Bogaerts has gone from a scared playoff rookie to sacrosanct connective tissue of Red Sox championship eras...

In 2013, David Ortiz represented the connective thread between Red Sox championship eras. In 2018, though injured, Dustin Pedroia served a similar role. Now, it is the 29-year-old Bogaerts....

 2021-10-13 23:24 

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Rhode Island state colleges seek tuition hikes, more state aid...

Rhode Island College, the University of Rhode Island, and the Community College of Rhode Island plan to increase their tuitions by more than 2 percent, on top of increases that went into effect last year....

 2021-10-13 23:12 

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Boston firefighters use camera to help free dog trapped in drain pipe in West Roxbury...

Firefighters used a camera Wednesday to locate...

 2021-10-13 23:12 

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EMass field hockey: Winchester's Annie Ettenhofer headlines Players of the Week...

Ettenhofer, who also has contributed two goals on offense, the ringleader of a Winchester defense that has recorded seven shutouts this season....

 2021-10-13 23:06 

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Jan. 6 committee preparing to aggressively enforce subpoenas, may target former Trump DOJ official this week...

The committee said it is seeking records and testimony from Jeffrey Clark, a Trump Justice Department official who sought to deploy department resources to support false claims of massive voting fraud in the 2020 election....

 2021-10-13 23:04 

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Al Horford's status for Celtics season opener still uncertain, but Jaylen Brown should be back...

Coach Ime Udoka gave a status update on both players who tested positive for COVID-19....

 2021-10-13 23:04 

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At Masconomet Regional, Maggie Sturgis relies upon her natural scoring instincts...

Junior forward leads the Northeast Conference in scoring, having amassed a whopping 66 points (28 goals, 10 assists) for the second-ranked Chieftains (11-0-1)....

 2021-10-13 23:03 

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Central Falls gets new ambulances, after having to lean on other municipalities for months...

As the COVID-19 pandemic raged, the single ambulance in the small R.I. city broke down, forcing rescue services to rely on others for help....

 2021-10-13 23:00 

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MIT cancels speech by University of Chicago professor following backlash...

A University of Chicago geophysics professor who was scheduled to deliver a prestigious lecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will instead give his talk online under the auspices of Princeton University after MIT cancelled the lecture follo...

 2021-10-13 22:40 

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Numbers don't tell the story of Dont'a Hightower's contributions to Patriots...

The linebacker, who opted out of last year, had his best performance of the season so far against the Texans....

 2021-10-13 22:37 

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N.H. cleaning products firm files suit against Philips...

SoClean Inc. on Tuesday filed a lawsuit in US District Court in Boston demanding $200 million in damages, saying Philips wrongly implicated its products for the problems that prompted Philips in June to issue the massive recall of devices commonly known a...

 2021-10-13 22:35 

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One more time, Giants, Dodgers face off with everything on the line...

Thursday will be season meeting No. 24 between the clubs, 107- and 106-game winners this season, and the first time they've played in a winner-take-all game since tiebreaker series cappers for the pennant in 1951 and 1962....

 2021-10-13 22:35 

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Inflation looks like it's here to stay for a while...

Economic forecasters are now saying that prices will remain elevated much longer than they previously predicted — likely through most of 2022 — rather than retreating by the end of this year as they thought a few months ago....

 2021-10-13 22:19 

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Ms. Foundation focuses funds on groups led by minority women...

The Ms. Foundation for Women unveiled $4 million in funding Wednesday for more than 100 groups that are working for social justice. But the nation's oldest women's foundation says it hopes its grants will exert an even larger impact by helping res...

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