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 2021-12-01 20:32 

WGGB

[ Springfield ]

Community leaders react to Baker's decision to not seek re-election...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Local community leaders are reacting to the news Wednesday that Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito are not seeking re-election....

 2021-12-01 20:31 

CBS Boston

DA: Braintree Police Justified In Shooting Death Of Man Who Killed K-9, Wounded Officers...

A prosecutor said Braintree Police were justified when they fatally shot an armed man who wounded officers and killed a police dog in June....

 2021-12-01 20:26 

Gloucester Times

[ MA ]

Man to serve time for barricading self in home...

NEWBURYPORT — A former Gloucester resident, whose decision to barricade himself inside his Newburyport apartment on New Year's Day drew a massive police response, was sentenced to 18 months in jail Wednesday after pleading guilty to several char...

 2021-12-01 20:21 

Boston 25 News

Study finds mumps cases rising in vaccinated children...

A new study published in the December issue of 'Pediatrics' found that nearly one-third of mumps cases in the United States are in pediatric patients, many of whom are vaccinated....

 2021-12-01 20:20 

The Boston Globe

Live updates: Randolph takes on Hull in Division 8 Super Bowl at Gillette Stadium...

Wednesday's action kicks off three days of the top teams fighting for their shot at hoisting the championship trophy. Divisions 7 and 5 will play after Division 8....

 2021-12-01 20:20 

The Boston Globe

Newton Police Chief John Carmichael puts focus on community engagement...

During his first five months on the job, Newton Chief of Police John Carmichael said he has worked to implement "community-oriented policing" and listen to the needs of the community and the police department....

 2021-12-01 20:20 

Boston 25 News

Gates, French Gates offer post-divorce philanthropic plans...

Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates say they will still work with the Giving Pledge...

 2021-12-01 20:19 

Christian Science Monitor

It's likely Mississippi's abortion law will stand. What's next?...

After oral arguments concluded on Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court's conservative majority indicated they would uphold Mississippi's ban on abortions after 15 weeks. Their final decision, not expected until June, may further limit abortion access...

 2021-12-01 20:18 

The Boston Globe

CDC offers Johannesburg-Atlanta passengers a test to monitor for Omicron...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is offering COVID-19 testing to passengers arriving in Atlanta on flights from Johannesburg, South Africa, as the agency focuses on monitoring a new coronavirus variant....

 2021-12-01 20:18 

The Boston Globe

Braintree police were justified in using deadly force in confrontation that left man dead and two officers wounded, Norfolk DA concludes...

Braintree police were legally justified when they returned gunfire from 34-year-old Andrew Homen, who allegedly shot two officers and mortally wounded a police dog before he was fatally struck by police rounds early on June 4, Norfolk District Attorney Mi...

 2021-12-01 20:14 

The Boston Globe

Boston appeals judge's decision overturning citywide eviction moratorium...

The City of Boston on Wednesday appealed a judge's decision knocking down a local eviction moratorium, saying that opening the floodgates to evictions amid the still ongoing COVID-19 pandemic "would be disastrous."...

 2021-12-01 20:13 

WCVB

Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker: 'Complicated... difficult' decision not to run again...

Gov. Charlie Baker cited the pandemic -- and the enormous challenges that came with it -- and exist in the months ahead, as one of the reasons to step aside....

 2021-12-01 20:10 

Boston 25 News

Alabama governor honors state's first Black poet laureate...

Alabama's governor is honoring the state's first Black poet laureate, a creative writing teacher from Birmingham who delves into the pain and difficulty of being Black in America...

 2021-12-01 20:08 

The Boston Globe

Watch live: Baker speaks after announcing he won't run for reelection...

Governor Charlie Baker is speaking now....

 2021-12-01 20:07 

WCVB

Facebook lifts Kyle Rittenhouse restrictions, including searches and praise...

Though Facebook will continue to remove posts that glorify the deaths involved in the Kenosha shooting, users will again be able to express support for Rittenhouse....

 2021-12-01 20:06 

WCVB

Arizona police officer fired after fatally shooting man in a wheelchair, officials say...

A Tucson police officer was fired Tuesday after fatally shooting a man in a motorized wheelchair outside a Walmart, officials said....

 2021-12-01 20:05 

Boston.com

UMass Amherst will require students to get booster shots for spring semester...

The new requirement set out by the university is believed to be the first in Massachusetts and one of the first in the country. The post UMass Amherst will require students to get booster shots for spring semester appeared first on Boston.com ....

 2021-12-01 20:05 

Boston 25 News

Longtime Oregon Rep. Peter DeFazio won't seek reelection...

Rep. Peter DeFazio, the longest serving U.S. House member in Oregon's history, is retiring...

 2021-12-01 20:05 

CBS Boston

Patriots' Hunter Henry Says He Would Miss A Game To See Birth Of First Child...

FOXBORO (CBS) — Hunter Henry and his wife, Parker, will be welcoming their first child sometime in December. Henry will not be missing the special occasion for anything — not even a Patriots game. The New England tight end discussed his baby d...

 2021-12-01 20:04 

The Boston Globe

'I didn't pull the trigger': Baldwin talks about prop gun shooting in ABC interview...

Alec Baldwin told ABC's George Stephanopoulos in an interview airing Thursday that he did not pull the trigger on a prop gun he was holding on a New Mexico film set when it went off, killing a cinematographer....

 2021-12-01 20:02 

The Conversation

Supreme Court signals shift on abortion but will it strike down Roe or leave it to states to decide when 'personhood' occurs?...

Will Justices give a green light to states to decide on abortion? Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images The Supreme Court justices signaled a potential major shift on abortion law on Dec. 1, 2021. Hearing arguments in a case that could fundamentally alter abort...

 2021-12-01 19:59 

WHDH

Stocks churn as Wall Street's omicron ride keeps jolting...

Wall Street has investors on another roller-coaster ride Wednesday, as an early stock market rally lost steam in afternoon trading. The S&P 500 was up......

 2021-12-01 19:59 

The Boston Globe

South Africa's new COVID cases double in one day amid Omicron...

South Africa's new cases of COVID-19 nearly doubled in a day, authorities reported Wednesday, signaling a dramatic surge in the country where scientists detected the Omicron variant last week....

 2021-12-01 19:59 

CIO

BrandPost: Podcast: CIO Leadership Live with Sujan Turlapaty, SVP & CIO at Optiv...

Sujan Turlapaty, SVP & CIO at Optiv, joins Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, which is jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. They will discuss digitizing the client journey, data-driven innovation, co-creating bu...

 2021-12-01 19:58 

The Boston Globe

With help of clinics, Newton children 5 to 11 are getting vaccinated against COVID-19...

Many Newton parents have been eager to take their children to COVID-19 vaccine clinics around the city following the CDC's approval Nov. 2 for children 5 to 11 years old to receive the shot....

 2021-12-01 19:58 

WHDH

Loyalty to family, instead of CNN, puts Chris Cuomo at risk...

NEW YORK (AP) — There's family, and your job as a journalist. Chris Cuomo's willingness to put the latter at risk in service to his......

 2021-12-01 19:57 

The Boston Globe

Why does the coronavirus keep mutating? Experts explain how Omicron and other variants emerge...

The emergence of the Omicron coronavirus variant, which has set off alarms around the world and has now been detected in the United States, is the result of mutation, a natural process that will keep happening until more people are vaccinated around the w...

 2021-12-01 19:57 

Boston.com

Erin Murphy sworn in as newest Boston city councilor at-large...

"I've heard and watched as she has spoken from the heart every single time about the issues that she's been fighting for," Mayor Michelle Wu said of Murphy. The post Erin Murphy sworn in as newest Boston city councilor at-large appeared fi...

 2021-12-01 19:57 

Boston 25 News

Arizona cop fired after shooting wheelchair-bound shoplifter 9 times in back, authorities say...

Former Tucson police Officer Ryan Remington, a four-year veteran of the department, was fired Tuesday and is under criminal investigation in the death of 61-year-old Richard Lee Richards....

 2021-12-01 19:56 

Boston 25 News

Dracut college student’s love of rare cars helps feed those in need...

The Dracut native, who is a junior at Bentley University, has turned his love of rare cars into a way to help feed people in need....

 2021-12-01 19:56 

Boston.com

9 takeaways from the 'Travels with George' discussion with author Nathaniel Philbrick...

"If we're going to face the future, we have to look at the past in the face," said the author. The post 9 takeaways from the 'Travels with George' discussion with author Nathaniel Philbrick appeared first on Boston.com ....

 2021-12-01 19:55 

Boston.com

Why a doctor is urging people to 'upgrade' their face covering to a surgical mask...

"Please do that now." The post Why a doctor is urging people to 'upgrade' their face covering to a surgical mask appeared first on Boston.com ....

 2021-12-01 19:55 

The Boston Globe

Subpoenas served against North Kingstown School Department and coach Aaron Thomas...

A lawyer for the former student-athletes is asking the school department to turn over all of the records tendered by Thomas or his lawyer that involve students at the high school, fat testing, and the Canton, Mass. company Athletic IQ....

 2021-12-01 19:52 

The Boston Globe

State says Eleanor Slater Hospital is no longer using unvaccinated workers...

The state-run hospital was the last one to meet Rhode Island's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers....

 2021-12-01 19:48 

The Boston Globe

Winter Olympics will lead to a temporary talent drain in women's college hockey...

Hockey East teams especially are preparing to make do without some of their top players — but it's a good problem to have....

 2021-12-01 19:47 

The Boston Globe

Auburndale's Golda Meir House is adding more apartments for low-income seniors...

A new expansion to Auburndale's Golda Meir House will add 68 apartments to the senior living center....

 2021-12-01 19:47 

Gloucester Times

[ MA ]

Cape Ann news in brief...

Listings may be sent to: Goings On, Gloucester Daily Times, 36 Whittemore St., Gloucester, MA 01930, or emailed to Joann Mackenzie at jomackenzie@gloucestertimes.com, at least two weeks prior to the event....

 2021-12-01 19:46 

Boston Herald

Justin Fields is set to return to practice with fractured ribs — but Andy Dalton is expected to get starter reps as the Chicago Bears prepare for the NFL-leading Arizona Cardinals...

Justin Fields will return to practice for the Chicago Bears on Wednesday afternoon, but Andy Dalton is expected to get the starter reps, increasing the chance the veteran will be the quarterback Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals. Coach Matt Nagy said F...

 2021-12-01 19:45 

Boston 25 News

Past molestation evidence allowed in Duggar child porn trial...

A federal judge says that jurors in Josh Duggar's child pornography trial can hear evidence that the former reality TV star molested four girls nearly 20 years ago...

 2021-12-01 19:45 

Boston.com

Democratic consultant says Marty Walsh is telling people he wants to run for Massachusetts governor...

"Marty Walsh is trying to get into this race." The post Democratic consultant says Marty Walsh is telling people he wants to run for Massachusetts governor appeared first on Boston.com ....

 2021-12-01 19:44 

The Boston Globe

'Let's get to work': Tamika Olszewski is elected chair of Newton's School Committee...

Tamika Olszewski made history as the first Black woman elected Newton School Committee Chair, breaking barriers during an election year that put women of color in local political positions around the Boston area....

 2021-12-01 19:40 

Boston 25 News

1st US case of COVID omicron variant confirmed in California...

A person in California has become the first in the U.S. to have an identified case of the omicron variant of COVID-19...

 2021-12-01 19:40 

Christian Science Monitor

Housecleaning time for democracies...

Next week's summit convened by the U.S. will show democracy's capacity for self-correction....

 2021-12-01 19:39 

The Boston Globe

Baker's decision to not seek reelection rekindles interest, and some public denials, among might-be candidates...

The immediate focus shifted to Maura Healey, Massachusetts' well-known Democratic attorney general, who has said she is considering running for governor....

 2021-12-01 19:38 

The Boston Globe

Explosion of WWII bomb in Munich injures 4, disrupts trains...

A World War II bomb exploded at a construction site next to a busy railway line in Munich on Wednesday, injuring four people, one of them seriously, German authorities said....

 2021-12-01 19:37 

MIT Technology Review

Renewables are set to soar...

The world will likely witness a wind and solar boom over the next five years, as costs decline and nations raise their climate ambitions....

 2021-12-01 19:37 

Boston 25 News

Coronavirus: Marcus Lamb, head of Christian network Daystar, dies of COVID-19...

Marcus Lamb, the founder of Daystar, a large Christian network, died Tuesday from COVID-19....

 2021-12-01 19:35 

Boston 25 News

Michigan teen charged in Oxford High School shooting...

A Michigan teenager has been charged with murder, terrorism and other counts for a shooting that killed four fellow students and injured others at Oxford High School...

 2021-12-01 19:34 

WCVB

No charges will be filed after college student died following a charity boxing match...

Nathan Tyler Valencia died just four days before his 21st birthday after participating in a fraternity's "Fight Night."...

 2021-12-01 19:33 

Boston 25 News

WFXT/Boston - EEO Information...

According to the rules of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, all broadcast stations must maintain in their public file and on their website (if they have one) a report concerning their compliance with the FCC's policy on equal employment oppo...

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