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 2021-10-20 21:05 

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Meet the candidates in Newton's mayoral race...

Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller and former City Councilor-at-large Amy Mah Sangiolo are running for the city's top job on the Nov. 2 municipal ballot....

 2021-10-20 20:54 

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An Army vet falsely claimed he was paralyzed. He got $1 million in payouts - and spent some on a BMW, feds say....

In 2007, two years after William Rich was wounded by an explosion in Iraq, federal investigators say the US Army veteran wheeled himself into an appointment with a Veterans Affairs physician for a checkup on his injuries. Rich, according to the doctor, wa...

 2021-10-20 20:53 

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Missy Mazzoli is having a moment...

The composer's opera 'Proving Up,' plus two symphonic works, are on tap this weekend....

 2021-10-20 20:52 

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Meet the candidates in Newton's contested at-large City Council races...

In Newton, contested races for several at-large City Council seats will be decided by voters on the city's Nov. 2 municipal election ballot....

 2021-10-20 20:51 

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EMass field hockey: Andover's Olivia Beucler headlines Players of the Week...

The senior forward has delivered 17 points for a 13-0-1 Golden Warrior squad that is ranked third in the Globe's Top 20....

 2021-10-20 20:50 

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Chappelle special draws critics, boosters to Netflix walkout...

Critics and supporters of Dave Chappelle's Netflix special and its anti-transgender comments gathered outside the company's offices Wednesday....

 2021-10-20 20:43 

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Former Patriot Kenbrell Thompkins guilty of ID theft, COVID-19 relief fraud...

Thompkins faces up to 12 years in prison at his scheduled Jan. 6 sentencing....

 2021-10-20 20:43 

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Judge sentences former Mount Holyoke professor to 10 to 12 years in prison for attack on colleague...

A Western Massachusetts judge sentenced a 50-year-old former Mount Holyoke College art professor to 10 to 12 years in prison for a horrific attack on a fellow professor over a four-hour period in 2019, prosecutors said Tuesday....

 2021-10-20 20:42 

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A swath of energizing alt-rock from Twenty One Pilots at House of Blues...

On Tuesday, the second night of Twenty One Pilots' four-night Boston stint, the duo put its catalog on shuffle while adding a few cover-song curveballs....

 2021-10-20 20:38 

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Fossil fuel drilling plans undermine climate pledges, UN report warns...

The report, released Tuesday, looked at future mining and drilling plans in 15 major fossil fuel producing countries, including the United States, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Canada, China, India, and Norway....

 2021-10-20 20:37 

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Cutting the Child Tax Credit would be a big mistake...

Senator Joe Manchin wants to scale back one of President Biden's signature policies. Neither the White House nor congressional leadership should take his proposal seriously....

 2021-10-20 20:25 

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Gunman in Parkland school shooting pleads guilty to murdering 17 people...

Nikolas Cruz's change of plea from not guilty was an abrupt reversal in the case....

 2021-10-20 20:24 

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Man charged in hours long South End standoff ordered held without bail...

The man who forced police into an hours-long armed standoff in the South End Tuesday was ordered held without bail at his arraignment Wednesday in Boston Municipal Court....

 2021-10-20 20:21 

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In a first, surgeons attached a pig kidney to a human — and it worked...

Surgeons in New York have successfully attached a kidney grown in a genetically altered pig to a human patient and found that the organ worked normally, a scientific breakthrough that one day may yield a vast new supply of organs for severely ill patients...

 2021-10-20 20:21 

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Senate GOP again blocks Democrats' voting rights bill...

For the third time this year, Senate Democrats on Wednesday tried to pass sweeping elections legislation that they tout as a powerful counterweight to new voting restrictions sweeping conservative-controlled states. Once again, Republicans blocked them....

 2021-10-20 20:20 

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Meet the candidates in Newton's contested School Committee races...

Four candidates for Newton's School Committee are vying for a pair of contested seats representing the city's wards 6 and 7 on the Nov. 2 municipal election ballot....

 2021-10-20 20:10 

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Meet the candidates in Newton's contested ward councilor races...

Four contested races for local ward seats on Newton's City Council will appear on the upcoming Nov. 2 municipal ballot....

 2021-10-20 20:03 

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ALCS Game 5 live updates: With series tied 2-2, Red Sox hope to leave Boston on top...

Globe writer Julian McWilliams will be offering live commentary throughout the game....

 2021-10-20 20:03 

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Bruce Cassidy isn't tinkering with Bruins lineup yet: 'Right now, the pieces fit'...

Things worked well enough in the season-opening win over Dallas, so the coach stuck with his lineup against the Flyers....

 2021-10-20 19:41 

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Killer finale cleverly sets up 'Only Murders in the Building' for season 2...

The first season, whose final episode was released on Wednesday, was good fun, just this side of a New Yorker cartoon, largely thanks to the effortless comic stylings of Martin Short and Steve Martin....

 2021-10-20 18:33 

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Tomorrow's America...

Cartoonist Patrick Chappatte's take on the news...

 2021-10-20 18:32 

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Mitch McConnell takes to Senate floor to criticize Rachael Rollins as her US attorney confirmation vote stalls...

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday took to the Senate floor to criticize Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins, characterizing her as "soft on crime" in an escalation of the party's campaign against her nomination to ...

 2021-10-20 18:21 

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Connecticut lawmaker arrested, accused of COVID-19 funds misuse...

A Connecticut state legislator who works as an aide to the West Haven City Council is being accused of creating a company that received more than $600,000 in federal COVID-19 relief funds for services that were never provided....

 2021-10-20 18:17 

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Kids could soon be able to get COVID-19 shots. Here's what you need to know....

The White House is preparing a nationwide push to vaccinate children who are 5 to 11 years old against COVID-19. Here's what you need to know....

 2021-10-20 18:06 

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President Biden to highlight scaled-back $2 trillion spending plan in Pennsylvania...

President Biden and his Democratic Party are racing to seal agreement on the legislative package after laboring for months to bridge his once-sweeping $3.5 trillion vision preferred by progressives with a more limited focus that can win over party centris...

 2021-10-20 18:00 

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Yes, flights are definitely changing. No, you don't have to live with it...

Here are some strategies for combating those frustrating airline delays and cancellations....

 2021-10-20 18:00 

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Where's my refund from Air France for my canceled flight?...

Air France canceled Jim Shea's flight during the pandemic. But he's been waiting a year for a refund. Where is it?...

 2021-10-20 18:00 

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At the Whitney in New York, 'Jasper Johns: Mind/Mirror' offers new look at famously inscrutable artist...

Retrospective pairs with parallel exhibition at Philadelphia Museum of Art....

 2021-10-20 17:59 

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Donald Trump's golf club under new criminal probe over taxes, report says...

Donald Trump's company is under criminal investigation by a district attorney in a New York City suburb into whether it misled officials to cut taxes for a golf course there, according to The New York Times....

 2021-10-20 17:54 

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Michelle Wu name-dropped Tom Menino. Here's why....

Menino is still the gold standard when it comes to performing the nuts-and-bolts job of being mayor. Wu is smart to wrap herself in the glow of Menino memories....

 2021-10-20 17:44 

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Mass General Brigham employees lose bid to halt unpaid leave over vaccine mandate...

A federal lawsuit says the workers' disability and religious exemptions had been wrongly denied without explanation or "meaningful interactive process" and "without a showing of undue hardship."...

 2021-10-20 17:38 

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Items linked to Brian Laundrie found in Florida park, his family's attorney says...

Items believed to belong to Brian Laundrie were found Wednesday in a Florida wilderness park as the search continued for clues in the slaying of Gabby Petito, a Laundrie family attorney said....

 2021-10-20 17:32 

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The umpiring hurt in Game 4, yes, but the Red Sox had plenty of blame on their own plate...

Going 0 for 9 with runners in scoring position spoke for itself, and Alex Cora's pitching moves were open to second-guessing....

 2021-10-20 17:31 

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Losing out to romantic competitors every time...

Why dating shouldn't feel like "The Hunger Games"?...

 2021-10-20 17:15 

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Allston man catches Xander Bogaert's home run ball on the fly outside Fenway Park last night...

A 26-year-old Allston man sprang into action Tuesday night seconds after Xander Bogaerts's home run ball sailed over the Green Monster at Fenway Park, watching it ricochet around Lansdowne Street before grabbing it on the fly for a memorable keepsake,...

 2021-10-20 17:10 

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Florida chief fired for not forcing firefighter vaccinations...

A Florida battalion chief has been fired for refusing to discipline workers who hadn't gotten a COVID-19 vaccine in violation of a requirement for county employees....

 2021-10-20 17:06 

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With a book and an album, Jeremy Pelt honors jazz's boundary pushers...

Pelt, whose quintet performs at Scullers on Friday, has recorded 80 conversations with top-notch Black musicians for his...

 2021-10-20 16:54 

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There are $29 billion in unredeemed US savings bonds. Congress wants to make it easier to find if any of that money is yours — and then get it...

The humble paper savings bond, which helped finance World War II and for decades provided risk-free investments for average Americans, has become so forgotten that the Treasury Department says 80 million of them, worth a total of $29 billion, have fully m...

 2021-10-20 16:53 

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HBO Max moved up the release of 'Dune' to Thursday. Here's when you can stream it...

Dennis Villeneuve's long-awaited sci-fi epic will finally be released in the U.S. Thursday, both in theaters and on HBO Max....

 2021-10-20 16:45 

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At Humphreys Street Studios in Dorchester, organizing leads to action to support working artist-tenants...

Humphreys Street artists and their partners intend to build affordable housing behind the studios and use income from that housing to subsidize maintenance of the artist studios....

 2021-10-20 16:38 

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City orders Providence homeless encampment to vacate by Nov. 1...

Though the city is trying to find shelter for the homeless people living in the West End lot, but the public safety commissioner admitted: "We don't have a specific place right now."...

 2021-10-20 16:34 

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Small tent fire reported in area of Mass. & Cass. encampment; no injuries reported...

Boston firefighters on Wednesday morning were called to a small tent fire on Southampton Street across from Fire Department headquarters near the Mass & Cass homeless encampment, officials said. No one was hurt....

 2021-10-20 16:00 

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Got grains? Network of farmers and food producers aims to bring wheat and barley back to New England...

A growing network of farmers and food producers is working to re-establish a grain supply chain in New England....

 2021-10-20 16:00 

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'Cookout' offers food for thought at Gallery 263 in Cambridge...

Artist Zach Horn puts PB&J, spaghetti, and more on the table....

 2021-10-20 16:00 

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When there was nothing left to say, we always had baseball...

Communicating with my dad was never easy, unless we were talking about the Red Sox....

 2021-10-20 15:59 

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Hawaii wants vaccinated tourists to return, starting Nov. 1...

In August, as the Delta surge overwhelmed Hawaii hospitals, Gov. David Ige, D, had a message for the tourists who were pouring into the state:...

 2021-10-20 15:55 

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'Living in a tent is not an option.' Those are the words we needed to hear from Boston City Hall...

In her final weeks as acting mayor, Kim Janey shows leadership on the 'Mass. and Cass' crisis....

 2021-10-20 15:46 

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FDA official: Booster announcements coming Wednesday...

US regulators expect to rule Wednesday on authorizing booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines, a Food and Drug Administration official said at a government meeting....

 2021-10-20 15:40 

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Sales of Biogen's controversial Alzheimer's drug disappoint...

Aduhelm generated just $300,000 in revenue during the third quarter, but the Cambridge biotech's CEO says it will "stay the course."...

 2021-10-20 15:36 

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Lockdowns are back as EU's east pays for low vaccination rates...

The coronavirus is resurgent in the European Union's less-vaccinated east -- bringing with it the return of lockdowns....

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