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 2021-12-02 18:25 

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Live updates: Swiss international school ordered to isolate...

GENEVA — Swiss health authorities have ordered the entire student body and staff of a branch of a renowned international school some 2,000 people -- to go into quarantine for 10 days after two confirmed cases of the omicron variant turned up on camp...

 2021-12-02 18:02 

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Dolphins could get their injured centers back ahead of game against Giants; Phillip Lindsay not seen Thursday...

The Miami Dolphins have both of their top centers that are on injured reserve practicing this week with the possibility they could be activated ahead of Sunday' s 1 p.m. kickoff against the New York Giants. Michael Deiter, the team' s starting cen...

 2021-12-02 17:30 

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Live updates: Spain IDs variant case not tied to S. Africa...

MADRID — Spanish health authorities have confirmed the first case of the omicron coronavirus strain without any established link to southern Africa....

 2021-12-02 16:57 

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Live updates: WHO official says Africa 'bought world time'...

HARARE, Zimbabwe — The World Health Organization's Africa director says quick detection and reporting of the new omicron variant of the coronavirus by Botswana and South Africa have "bought the world time" as nations scramble to stop it ...

 2021-12-02 16:42 

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Second case of omicron found in Minnesota resident who traveled to NYC, per CDC...

A second case of the omicron variant has been found in the United States in a Minnesota resident who traveled to New York City shortly before developing symptoms, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....

 2021-12-02 15:29 

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Live updates: Germany shuts out unvaccinated, eyes mandate...

BERLIN - Germans who aren't vaccinated are to be excluded from nonessential stores, cultural and recreational venues....

 2021-12-02 15:02 

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Chicago Bears outside linebacker Robert Quinn named NFC defensive player of the month: 'His motor goes 1,000 miles per hour every play'...

As he continues his impressive comeback season, Chicago Bears outside linebacker Robert Quinn was named NFC defensive player of the month for November. That included a 3 - sack performance against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 11.. His production has been ...

 2021-12-02 14:33 

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Mastrodonato: Red Sox make curious move to acquire Jackie Bradley Jr. in final minutes before MLB lockout...

There's a big chunk of Sox fans who are going to love it....

 2021-12-02 13:53 

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Patriots Mac Jones, J.C. Jackson win NFL awards for November play...

Jones posted the highest passer rating of any quarterback during November and the second-highest completion percentage....

 2021-12-02 13:51 

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Live updates: Company says drug seems effective with omicron...

WASHINGTON — GlaxoSmithKline says its COVID-19 antibody drug appears to be effective against the omicron variant based on initial laboratory testing....

 2021-12-02 13:41 

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Who has the edge? Dolphins (5-7) vs. Giants (4-7)...

Here' s a look at how the Miami Dolphins and New York Giants match up in six key areas ahead of Sunday' s Week 13 game at Hard Rock Stadium:. When the Dolphins run: The Dolphins are at least starting to utilize the run game enough where opponents ...

 2021-12-02 13:04 

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Omar Kelly: Here's what Dolphins have to do to defeat Giants...

Earlier this season the Dolphins provided Jonathan Taylor a breakout game for the Colts, and he' s taken the league by storm since. The Dolphins need to aggressively get after whoever is behind center for the Giants, who possess a massive offensive li...

 2021-12-02 12:09 

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Div. 3 Super Bowl preview: North Attleboro vs. Marblehead...

There have been critics of the new football playoff system. But don't lump North Attleboro coach Don Johnson in with the naysayers. Johnson's team overcame a killer first-half schedule (an 0-2 and 2-3 start) to get into the Div. 3 playoffs. The Re...

 2021-12-02 11:00 

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Catholic Memorial looking to erase bad memories in Div. 2 Super Bowl against King Philip...

After coming up short in 2018 and 2019, Catholic Memorial has a chance to erase those bad memories. When the No. 1 Knights take the field in the Div. 2 Super Bowl on Thursday night they will be looking to finish off a dominant 2021 campaign with their fir...

 2021-12-02 10:45 

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'It's huge': Patriots embracing high stakes of Bills showdown on Monday Night Football...

According to FiveThirtyEight, the Patriots' odds of winning the AFC East will soar to 78% with a win Monday at Buffalo....

 2021-12-02 10:45 

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Guregian: When it comes to Mac Jones, nitpicking is a form of flattery...

The standard for Jones is now much different, and much higher than the other quarterbacks taken in the first round of the 2021 NFL draft....

 2021-12-02 10:03 

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Mike Preston: Ravens still have great respect for Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger in twilight of his career | COMMENTARY...

Maybe in previous seasons, when the Ravens had more outspoken players such as Terrell Suggs, Bart Scott or Shannon Sharpe, they would have been inclined to engage in some verbal jousting with Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. "He'...

 2021-12-02 10:03 

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QB Lamar Jackson and the Ravens offense surged late last season. There's belief 'it all clicks' again this year....

On Dec. 2, 2020, a unit crippled by the coronavirus— quarterback Lamar Jackson' s absence, especially— finished with 219 total yards in a Wednesday afternoon loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. A week before that, a more representative Ravens...

 2021-12-02 06:31 

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Whicker: UCLA's Tyger Campbell broadens his game as Bruins stifle Colorado...

Fifth-ranked UCLA controls its Pac-12 opener with big contributions from the point guard, who continues to improve his shooting, and Myles Johnson....

 2021-12-02 05:26 

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Becker: Health insurance should cover medicinal cannabis...

Physicians prescribe opioids, covered by a patient's insurance. Sometimes patients become addicted to them. Physicians prescribe another medication, also covered by insurance, to get them off of the opioids. Many patients get just as much pain relief ...

 2021-12-02 05:18 

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'Lost in Space' dad Toby Stephens turns baddie for 'Alex Rider'...

After three seasons as the patriarch of "Lost in Space," Toby Stephens relished being a "baddie" as "Alex Rider" takes off for its second season Friday on IMDb-TV. Alex Rider, the teenage MI6 spy created by Anthony Horowitz ("F...

 2021-12-02 05:17 

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Get ready for scoring when Springfield Central takes on Central Catholic in Div. 1 Super Bowl...

If Thursday's Div. 1 state title game is anything like the last two times 9-2 Springfield Central and 11-1 Central Catholic met, you will see points — a whole lot of them. These teams have played twice in the last two years — in 2019 and i...

 2021-12-02 05:15 

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Flynn: Volunteers, coaches, activists help Boston youth achieve greatness...

While growing up in Boston, I had the wonderful opportunity to witness the role that sports played in the building of character in our young boys and girls. They learned that when you were knocked down or made a mistake, you had to quickly pick yourself u...

 2021-12-02 05:15 

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Moore: Biden's end game higher gasoline prices...

When he announced last week that he would release more oil from the American Strategic Petroleum Reserve, President Joe Biden told the American people he is doing everything possible to bring down gas prices at the pump. That's a lie. This administrat...

 2021-12-02 05:09 

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Editorial: Baker's move sets scene for pol free-for-all...

Was it something we said? Gov. Charlie Baker's decision not to seek a third term means he won't have to dodge brickbats after 2022. There were bouquets as well — the popular Baker's made some sharp moves in his tenure — but finding...

 2021-12-02 05:01 

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Dear Abby: Woman tired of warring couple's intrusive drama...

Dear Abby: My husband has a "best friend" from childhood I'll call "Artie," but they have little in common anymore. Finding things to do with him and his wife is a struggle. We like to travel, so we always invite them along, but Artie ...

 2021-12-02 04:59 

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Red Sox make stunning trade, sending Hunter Renfroe to Brewers for Jackie Bradley Jr....

With just hours remaining before the collective bargaining agreement is set to expire, Chaim Bloom and the Red Sox pulled a stunning buzzer-beater that no one saw coming....

 2021-12-02 04:47 

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Red Sox reunite with veteran starter Rich Hill on one-year deal...

Rich Hill is back home with the Red Sox — again....

 2021-12-02 04:15 

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Repeat performance for Swampscott in Super Bowl...

FOXBORO — Old format, new format, doesn't matter. Swampscott football rules Div. 5. The No. 2 Big Blue claimed its second straight Super Bowl crown behind a terrific all-around performance from senior Xaviah Bascon and a shutdown defensive perfo...

 2021-12-02 04:01 

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DA rules use of force in Braintree fatal shooting was 'justified'...

A June gunfight in Braintree that killed a suspect, left two police officers wounded and claimed the life of K9 Kitt was justified, the DA has ruled....

 2021-12-02 03:15 

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Tatum, Celtics edge Philly, 88-87...

Ime Udoka, after a season on Brett Brown's coaching staff, has two very distinct views of the rivalry between the Celtics and Philadelphia. "It's been something that is obviously pretty deep-seeded and has a lot of series over the last few yea...

 2021-12-02 02:20 

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Cohasset holds off Wahconah for second state title...

FOXBORO — Toughness and grit is what drove Cohasset all the way to its third Super Bowl appearance after an 0-2 start to the season. Against previously undefeated Wahconah in the Div. 7 Super Bowl on Wednesday night at Gillette Stadium, it's als...

 2021-12-02 01:55 

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Ed Flynn to be Boston city council president, he says...

Ed Flynn will be the next Boston city council president, his office said in a statement....

 2021-12-02 01:29 

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Michigan teen charged in Oxford High School shooting...

OXFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy was charged with murder and terrorism for a shooting that killed four fellow students and injured more at a Michigan high school, authorities said Wednesday as they revealed additional details, includi...

 2021-12-02 01:22 

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Jets defense faces tough challenge against Eagles' rushing attack...

When the Jets battle the Eagles on Sunday, all eyes will be on one pivotal matchup:. The Jets defensive front seven attempting to contain the Eagles league-best rushing attack. Last week, Robert Saleh challenged the Jets offensive line to dominate the lin...

 2021-12-02 01:19 

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Supreme Court justices sound ready to restrict the right to abortion...

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court's conservatives sounded ready Wednesday to severely restrict a woman's right to choose abortion and possibly overturn Roe vs. Wade entirely....

 2021-12-02 01:07 

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Activist Stacey Abrams launches 2nd campaign for Georgia governor...

ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams, the Georgia Democrat and leading voting rights activist, said Wednesday that she will launch another campaign to become the nation's first Black woman governor....

 2021-12-02 01:05 

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California couple plead guilty in 'Varsity Blues' college scam case...

BOSTON (AP) — A California couple accused of paying $25,000 to cheat on their son's college admissions test abruptly agreed to plead guilty on Wednesday, six weeks before they were set to go on trial in federal court....

 2021-12-02 01:03 

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Trump denies he tested positive for COVID before first debate...

Donald Trump tested positive for COVID-19 three days before his first presidential debate in September 2020 with Joe Biden -- an allegation the former president quickly shot down....

 2021-12-02 00:57 

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Charlie Baker makes 'extremely difficult decision' not to run for re-election as Massachusetts governor...

Gov. Charlie Baker said his "extremely difficult decision" not to seek re-election for a third term will free him up to be better focused on the pandemic recovery than the "discourse of throwing insults" that comes with campaigning....

 2021-12-02 00:44 

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Battenfeld: Former Boston Mayor Marty Walsh would face no easy path in run for governor...

Labor Secretary Marty Walsh is the big wild card in the suddenly wide open 2022 Democratic gubernatorial contest....

 2021-12-02 00:41 

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Randolph wins school's first football title...

FOXBORO — Something had to give during Wednesday's Div. 8 Super Bowl at Gillette Stadium. On one sideline? A Randolph program which had never won a state title. Meanwhile, the Hull Pirates stood on the opposite side of the field, searching for t...

 2021-12-02 00:40 

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With Charlie Baker out of governor's race, candidates line up for for their shot at the corner office...

Gov. Charlie Baker's decision to bow out of the upcoming governor's race cracks the candidate field wide open, giving a leg up to declared candidates and setting up a mad dash for would-be candidates looking to be next out of the starting gates....

 2021-12-02 00:39 

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St. Anthony Shrine buries four babies who were given up after they died...

The caskets in front of the altar in St. Anthony Shrine's chapel in Boston were barely bigger than shoeboxes on Wednesday, each attached to a tiny stuffed teddy bear and covered with a hand-stitched pall with a gold cross surrounded by butterflies....

 2021-12-02 00:26 

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Don Brown upbeat about his return to UMass...

Don Brown turned his first public appearance as the new head football coach at UMass into a homecoming. "It is great to be back, what a great place and sometimes you have to go a long way from home to realize where you belong," said Brown during a...

 2021-12-02 00:10 

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Confusion mounts over federal employer vaccination mandate...

Courts around the country have eaten away at President Joe Biden's vaccination mandate for both federal contractors and employers with over 100 employees, leaving those tasked with implementing the mandate in the lurch....

 2021-12-02 00:03 

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Celtics notebook: C's at full strength, for a change...

Ime Udoka was at least momentarily appeased by, for only the sixth time in 21 games, he was able to put his full lineup on the floor against the Sixers. Now he can work on lessening the minutes load of players like Jayson Tatum and Al Horford - two Celtic...

 2021-12-01 23:45 

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Justin Fields returns to practice with fractured ribs — but Andy Dalton takes starter reps as the Chicago Bears prepare for the NFL-leading Arizona Cardinals...

Justin Fields returned to practice for the Chicago Bears on Wednesday afternoon, but Andy Dalton took the starter reps, increasing the chance the veteran will be the quarterback Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals. Fields was listed as limited in his fir...

 2021-12-01 23:45 

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Michelle Wu revives Mass and Cass Roundhouse homeless hotel plans, frustrated advocates say...

The Roxbury Roundhouse controversy has come back around, as frustrated advocates say Mayor Michelle Wu has told them that the vacant Mass and Cass hotel is once again on the table for housing the homeless....

 2021-12-01 23:41 

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Fired Massachusetts teacher sues district after she was axed over TikTok videos...

A fired Massachusetts teacher is suing the district officials who sent her packing for her TikTok videos that slammed critical race theory and other contentious issues....

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