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 2021-11-26 12:42 

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What is this new COVID-19 variant in South Africa?...

The new variant appears to have a high number of mutations — about 30 — in the coronavirus' spike protein, which could affect how easily it spreads to people....

 2021-11-26 12:34 

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For Democrats, whether Biden will run in 2024 might be less relevant than these 3 underlying questions...

It has been another week during which a reporter asked whether Joe Biden will run for president in 2024. And another week that saw the answer to that question not exactly resolved....

 2021-11-26 12:14 

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Why climate change is forcing albatross couples to divorce...

A new study shows that climate change is causing the birds, which typically mate for life, to split up....

 2021-11-26 10:00 

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Home of the Week: For $1.32m, a Quincy Cape with two suites...

The owner bedroom takes up the entire second floor and comes with a balcony ocean view....

 2021-11-26 09:56 

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EU wants to stop flights from southern Africa over variant...

The European Union said Friday it is planning to stop air travel from southern Africa to counter the spread of a new COVID-19 variant as the 27-nation bloc is battling a massive spike in cases....

 2021-11-26 08:00 

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Children are the new leaf blowers...

In some circles, you are stigmatized for having any children at all, and elsewhere you're accused of overbreeding if you field a youth hockey team....

 2021-11-26 08:00 

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The Waukesha tragedy shows that downplaying domestic violence has dire consequences for all...

Families that should be celebrating the holiday weekend are instead planning funerals....

 2021-11-26 08:00 

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Wu must fulfill her campaign promises to keep arts recovery on track...

The city's arts ecosystem must be shored up after devastating COVID-19 shutdowns and a slower than expected return to pre-pandemic audience levels....

 2021-11-26 08:00 

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America needs to think about Afghanistan again...

A true plan to relieve the suffering in the country needs to be economic not just humanitarian. That means facing some hard truths....

 2021-11-26 07:59 

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COVID-inspired gardening was a worldwide phenomenon...

New research bolsters the link between the pandemic and an urge to dig in the dirt....

 2021-11-26 07:36 

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Concerns rise over Indonesia's sputtering COVID-19 vaccinations...

Indonesia has significantly recovered from a mid-year spike in coronavirus cases and deaths that was one of the worst in the region, but with its vaccination drive stalling due to logistical challenges and other issues, and with holidays approaching, expe...

 2021-11-26 07:30 

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Long past time for Mass. to take equity seriously in marijuana industry...

Massachusetts made history as the first state to require equity in regulated cannabis, but many legalizing after us are already light-years ahead....

 2021-11-26 06:40 

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US lawmakers meet with Taiwan president in surprise visit...

Five US lawmakers met with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen Friday morning in a surprise one-day visit intended to reaffirm the United States' "rock solid" support for the self-governing island....

 2021-11-26 05:10 

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Bills throttle the hobbled Saints, tie Patriots atop AFC East standings...

The injury-ravaged Saints have lost four straight....

 2021-11-26 05:07 

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Art critic Dave Hickey, known for book 'Air Guitar', dies...

Dave Hickey, a prominent American art critic whose essays covered topics ranging from Siegfried & Roy to Norman Rockwell, has died....

 2021-11-26 05:00 

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Today in History...

Today is Friday, Nov. 26, the 330th day of 2021. There are 35 days left in the year....

 2021-11-26 03:57 

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Danny Fleming (6 TDs) punctuates Tewksbury's wild win over Wilmington...

The senior QB racked up six touchdowns — five rushing — to power the Redmen to a 56-35 nonleague win over host Wilmington....

 2021-11-26 03:55 

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Former Brazil Olympic boss sentenced to jail for corruption...

Carlos Arthur Nuzman, the head of the Brazilian Olympic Committee for more than two decades, was sentenced to 30 years and 11 months in jail for allegedly buying votes for Rio de Janeiro to host the 2016 Olympics....

 2021-11-26 02:21 

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As cases climb in America, health agency warns Europe's covid surge could be 'window into the future'...

Global health leaders are urging caution as the holiday season gets underway, pointing to a 23% spike in coronavirus cases across the Americas in the past week, a surge that follows spikes in Europe - which officials warn could be a...

 2021-11-26 02:07 

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Raiders stun Cowboys in overtime on field goal after a penalty...

Dallas' Anthony Brown's pass-interference penalty kept the drive alive for the Raiders in overtime....

 2021-11-26 01:20 

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How a prosecutor addressed a mostly white jury and won a conviction in the Arbery case...

The lawyer was from out of town, a prosecutor who had spent the bulk of her career in a large, liberal city, and she had been brought in to try the biggest case of her career: the murder of a Black man on a sunny afternoon by three white men just outside ...

 2021-11-26 01:00 

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Hong Kong finds 2 cases of new COVID variant identified in Africa...

Two cases of the new COVID-19 strain raising alarm in parts of southern Africa have been found in travelers arriving in Hong Kong....

 2021-11-26 00:42 

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Mark Osorio delivers for team and coach in Boston English's rout of Thanksgiving rival Latin...

Osorio completed 7 of 14 passes for 171 yards and scored three touchdowns in a 66-42 rout of Latin, which had won 52 of the previous 56 meetings....

 2021-11-26 00:25 

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Canada-US World Cup qualifer set for Jan. 30 in frigid Ontario...

The Jan. 30 game will be the first home match for the Canadian men in Hamilton, which averages a high of 30 degrees Fahrenheit (minus-1 Celsius)....

 2021-11-26 00:15 

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A digital camera that gets dark skin right: What took so long?...

One of the Pixel 6's key selling points is "Real Tone," a series of innovations that help the phone's cameras automatically recognize dark-skinned faces and render them more accurately....

 2021-11-26 00:15 

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Take a peek inside five new Newbury Street storefronts...

They're selling everything from leafy plants to gold-plated jewelry in time for the holiday season....

 2021-11-25 23:40 

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Why the retail industry is fighting vaccine mandates...

As other industries with workers in public-facing roles, like airlines and hospitals, have moved toward requiring vaccines, retailers have dug in their heels, citing concerns about a labor shortage....

 2021-11-25 23:35 

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Not quite a perfect 100, but North Attleborough comes away with milestone victory against Attleboro...

Senior Tyler DeMattio scored both touchdowns for the Rocketeers (8-3), who improved to 62-30-8 in the series before advancing to next week's Division 3 Super Bowl....

 2021-11-25 23:25 

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'We're being hit from all sides': Salvation Army struggles to recruit bell-ringers...

The volunteer ranks of red kettle bell-ringers — the organization's top funding source for its social service and food programs — have been slashed by pandemic anxieties and a volatile labor market....

 2021-11-25 23:04 

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Even on Thanksgiving, Lions can't catch a break, losing to Bears to extend winless skid to 15 games...

Cairo Santos made a 28-yard game-ending field goal for the Bears....

 2021-11-25 23:04 

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Rocco Scarpellini, Mansfield feeling good about rivalry victory over Foxborough...

The junior played through a sprained shoulder, rushing for 131 yards and a touchdown, and junior Conner Zukowski (12 of 15, 187 yards, 2 TDs) balanced the Hornets offense....

 2021-11-25 23:03 

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Jake Gilbert, Xaverian stave off St. John's Prep in thrilling finish...

The Xaverian QB put on a show, rushing for 135 yards and 4 TDs while passing for 205 and another passing TD in a 36-35 victory....

 2021-11-25 22:59 

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LeSean Sharp (2 TDs) helps Catholic Memorial roll vs. BC High...

In the Knights' high-scoring game of the year, the freshman was a standout with 64 yards from scrimmage, two touchdowns, and an interception....

 2021-11-25 22:53 

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Postponement of BC's games against rivals Notre Dame and Harvard reminder of dangers still lurking...

Even with the Fighting Irish leaving Hockey East for the Big Ten at the conclusion of the 2016-17 season, the two schools have continued the rivalry....

 2021-11-25 22:51 

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Brockton goes deep to hold off Bridgewater-Raynham, win Southeast Conference title...

Jason Wonodi fired TD passes of 88 and 81 yards as the Boxers survived a late B-R rally for the win....

 2021-11-25 22:50 

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Sunday's obvious story line is Titans coach Mike Vrabel vs. Patriots coach Bill Belichick, but that's not the way Vrabel sees it...

Vrabel does not want his 2-0 record against Belichick to be the focus of the game....

 2021-11-25 22:46 

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Rhode Island man, 39, killed in crash on I-495 in Mansfield on Thanksgiving morning...

Troopers were called to mile marker 33 on the southbound side of the interstate at 5:30 a.m. where they found a 2009 Lexus sedan that had struck a tree in the median, State Police said....

 2021-11-25 22:39 

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Massachusetts is now flush with cash, possibly reshaping debate over proposed millionaires tax...

The state's good fiscal fortune has shifted the ground under the debate between labor unions and activists pushing for the new tax and business leaders, who aggressively oppose it....

 2021-11-25 22:32 

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Concord-Carlisle fires on all cylinders in win over Lexington...

The Patriots (6-5) used a 21-point second-quarter outburst to extend their lead in the all-time series vs. Lexington (3-7) to 50-42-7....

 2021-11-25 22:31 

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Variant showing a 'big jump in evolution' detected in South Africa...

A concerning new variant of the coronavirus, whose mutations evidence a "big jump in evolution," is driving a spike in new COVID-19 infections in South Africa, scientists said Thursday....

 2021-11-25 22:27 

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Wellesley stops Needham in overtime to win the 134th meeting...

Carlos Giron had a huge pass break up on fourth down, then Louis Person scored to win it for Wellesley....

 2021-11-25 22:24 

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'We are as strong as ever': Indigenous people from across the region and beyond mark day of remembrance...

More than a thousand people gathered Thursday for the 52nd annual Day of Mourning, a day of remembrance for the Indigenous people killed by European settlers...

 2021-11-25 22:23 

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Prison advocate and MacArthur 'genius' turns what may be Malcolm X's former cell into a library and place for hope...
 2021-11-25 22:20 

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Eddie Reilly, Abington pass final regular-season test vs. Whitman-Hanson heading into Super Bowl...

The senior completed 9 of 14 passes for 234 yards and three touchdowns for the Green Wave (11-1), who will face neighboring Rockland next for the Division 6 state title....

 2021-11-25 22:19 

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Long Island ER to reopen after resolving staffing shortages...

A Long Island emergency room will reopen Friday after resolving staffing shortages related to the state's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers....

 2021-11-25 22:12 

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Organizers seek up to $25,000 to fund Mayor Wu's inauguration...

Boston Inaugural Fund 2021, responsible for raising cash for Mayor Michelle Wu's inauguration, has been asking donors for $10,000 to $25,000, promising them different tiers for "sponsorship opportunities" for the inauguration, set for Jan. 3, ...

 2021-11-25 22:07 

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Before Super Bowl, Duxbury takes care of other championship business, beats Marshfield for Patriot Keenan crown...

Led by junior quarterback Matt Festa (22 for 33, 361 yards, five total touchdowns), the Dragons (10-1) passed on the idea of resting starters for the showdown with the archrival Rams....

 2021-11-25 22:01 

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'Faneuil Hall is a mess': As holidays approach, stores struggle with vacancies, fight with landlord...

The famed tourism destination was once hailed as an urban renewal success story. Now it is plagued by empty storefronts and a legal battle between merchants and their New York-based landlord....

 2021-11-25 21:41 

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For Patriots receivers coach Mick Lombardi, football isn't just his job — it's part of the family...

Mick and his brother developed voracious appetites for the game when their father was working in NFL front offices....

 2021-11-25 21:32 

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North Quincy drives 96 yards to beat Quincy for City Championship trophy...

Junior Nate Caldwell hauled in a 10-yard TD pass from senior Cooper Hansen with 1:22 left on the clock in the 89th meeting between Patriot League rivals....

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