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 2022-08-15 19:24 

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Why are beef prices so high? Some ranchers and the White House say it's more than just inflation....

Beef and veal at grocery stores cost 16 percent more in January than they did a year earlier, and the profit margins of the four largest meatpackers have tripled in the past two years. But ranchers aren't cashing in....

 2022-08-15 19:10 

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Providence to extend guaranteed income program by 6 months...

"What we hope to do with this program is to help people find their way out of that deep poverty that just keeps dragging you down, for a relatively minimal investment," Mayor Jorge Elorza said Monday....

 2022-08-15 18:57 

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The US response to monkeypox has not worked. Here's how to fix it....

Surprisingly, public health officials and political leaders have responded to monkeypox by repeating nearly every mistake they made in 2020 with COVID-19....

 2022-08-15 18:53 

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Rhode Island political news: August 2022...

Regular updates about Rhode Island politics and political leaders....

 2022-08-15 18:32 

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Rudy Giuliani is target of Georgia criminal election investigation, his lawyers are told...

Prosecutors in Atlanta have told lawyers for Rudy Giuliani that he's a target of their criminal investigation into possible illegal attempts by former president Donald Trump and others to interfere in the 2020 general election in Georgia, his lawyer s...

 2022-08-15 18:26 

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Maura Healey and the odd prosecution of Dean Tran...

Her case against Tran, who is running against US Representative Lori Trahan, has some optics of overreach....

 2022-08-15 17:33 

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Celtics' Yam Madar, Juhann Begarin expected to stay overseas for 2022-23 season...

Begarin, the 45th pick in the 2021 draft, will remain in France, and Madar, was the 47th pick of the 2020 draft out of Israel, will play in Serbia....

 2022-08-15 17:31 

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Orange Line shutdown will cause 'severe' traffic congestion throughout the region, officials warn...

Governor Baker and other officials warned Monday that "traffic congestion will be severe" on streets and highways during the Orange Line shutdown as shuttle buses are deployed to carry tens of thousands of daily MBTA passengers, effectively cuttin...

 2022-08-15 17:22 

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Boston Ballet's 2022-2023 roster of dancers includes the return of an audience favorite...

All told, Five new dancers join the main company for the upcoming season, and eight dancers have been promoted....

 2022-08-15 17:09 

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Mass. education leaders release COVID guidance for upcoming school year...

Students and staff exposed to COVID should not longer isolate if they don't have symptoms, and universal masking is not recommended, state education leaders said in a memo to school superintendents....

 2022-08-15 17:08 

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One person stabbed, 5 arrested for assault and battery in connection with Winchester fight...

Five people were arrested for assault and battery after a fight at Shannon Beach in Winchester Sunday night in which one person was stabbed and others injured, according to State Police....

 2022-08-15 16:55 

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Whatever Bill Belichick's 'process' is, it appears to be hindering the offense's progress...

So far, the offense has been struggling in training camp to adapt to scheme and communication changes....

 2022-08-15 16:54 

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Providence mayoral candidate Cuervo calls for public housing developer and rent stabilization...

Cuervo's housing proposals also include a mandatory eviction diversion program, to work with tenants to solve problems before the eviction process begins....

 2022-08-15 16:46 

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'A day full of hope': Michael Cox sworn in as Boston's new police commissioner...

He returns to lead the Boston force at a pivotal moment for a department that faces widespread calls for reform....

 2022-08-15 16:43 

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12 hours on the picket line at Starbucks...

Twenty Starbucks employees have successfully enlisted community members to execute a nearly month-long, 24/7 strike near Boston University. Here's a look inside....

 2022-08-15 16:22 

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Daylight is decreasing while the drought is getting worse in New England...

We've already lost an hour and 24 minutes of daylight since the summer solstice....

 2022-08-15 16:19 

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The Dolphins look great on paper, but can they finally put it all together?...

They added offensive firepower and have a new coach with a fresh approach, but ... we've been down this road before....

 2022-08-15 16:17 

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Two former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd's killing say they rejected plea deal...

Tou Thao and J. Alexander Kueng told a judge Monday that they have rejected plea deals that would have resulted in three-year prison sentences, setting the stage for trial in October....

 2022-08-15 16:15 

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What to watch in Tuesday's primaries: Cheney in trouble while Palin eyes comeback...

Elections in Wyoming and Alaska on Tuesday could relaunch the political career of a former Republican star and effectively end the career of another — at least for now....

 2022-08-15 15:00 

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The big buoyant lie of 1937...

Cartoonist Beth Wolfensberger Singer's take on the news....

 2022-08-15 14:59 

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Watch live: Republican primary candidates for Mass. lieutenant governor debate...

Two Republican candidates for lieutenant governor — former state representative Leah Allen and former state representative Kate Campanale — will meet Monday in a debate, hosted by WBUR, WCVB, and The Boston Globe....

 2022-08-15 14:44 

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Watch live: Baker, MBTA discuss upcoming Orange Line shutdown...

Governor Charlie Baker, MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak, and state transportation officials are set to discuss the upcoming monthlong Orange Line shutdown. Watch the briefing live....

 2022-08-15 14:41 

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What will the future of baseball look like? We checked with the Cape Cod League for answers....

A handful of players in the bucolic amateur league weighed in on pitch clocks, robot umpires, defensive shifts, and other possible rule changes....

 2022-08-15 14:18 

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100 year old tuberculosis vaccine may protect against COVID...

In a small study of people with Type I diabetes, the vaccine was 92 percent effective in protecting against COVID-19....

 2022-08-15 13:58 

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The Celtics should want nothing to do with Kevin Durant...

Yes, he might be one of the 12 best players in league history. Durant's demands the past two seasons wouldn't jive with this Celtics roster — which deserves a chance to get over the finish line by themselves....

 2022-08-15 13:49 

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Biden and Cabinet to tout climate, health care, tax win with multistate travel blitz...

Members of President Biden's Cabinet are expected to travel to 23 states over 35 trips by the end of the month to highlight the climate, health care, and corporate tax legislation Democrats passed last week....

 2022-08-15 13:39 

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State education board to vote today on raising MCAS graduation requirements...

The vote in raising the standards on the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System, or MCAS, comes two months after the board was initially expected to decide on the proposal by education Commissioner Jeff Riley, and follows a public comment period th...

 2022-08-15 13:29 

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Search underway for swimmer who jumped off Martha's Vineyard bridge...

One man was found dead and another remains missing after they jumped off a bridge in Edgartown on Martha's Vineyard Sunday night, US Coast Guard officials said....

 2022-08-15 13:21 

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Senator Graham must testify in Georgia election probe, judge says...

A federal judge on Monday said Senator Lindsey Graham must testify before a special grand jury in Atlanta that is investigating whether former president Donald Trump and his allies broke any laws while trying to overturn 2020 election loss in the state....

 2022-08-15 13:19 

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British regulator first to authorize Moderna's updated COVID booster...

Each dose of the booster shot will target both the original COVID-19 virus that was first detected in 2020 and the Omicron BA.1 variant that was first picked up in November....

 2022-08-15 13:11 

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Amazon and iRobot: How Massachusetts became a leader in the robotics industry...

Beyond its early pioneers, the local booming robotics scene now includes hundreds of companies, including the Seattle commerce giant's recent acquisition: iRobot....

 2022-08-15 13:04 

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Providence is embracing high school e-sports...

Central High School in Providence is launching its first e-sports team this fall, where students will compete in video games meant to develop critical thinking skills and cooperation....

 2022-08-15 12:55 

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Six Flags amusement park shooting near Chicago leaves 3 hurt...

Three people were injured in a shooting in a parking lot of an amusement park north of Chicago that sent visitors scrambling for safety, authorities said....

 2022-08-15 12:31 

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Dutch court expects November verdicts in MH17 downing trial...

Verdicts in the Dutch trial in absentia of three Russians and a Ukrainian charged with involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 are expected to be delivered on Nov. 17, the court announced Monday....

 2022-08-15 12:15 

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Water main break swallows up a car, closes parts of South End streets...

The 20-inch main broke around 3:15 a.m. and flooded the immediate neighborhood during which an sinkhole was created that swallowed up the car....

 2022-08-15 12:12 

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Starbucks asks labor board to halt union votes temporarily...

Starbucks is asking the National Labor Relations Board to temporarily suspend all union elections at its US stores in response to allegations of improper coordination between regional NLRB officials and the union....

 2022-08-15 11:54 

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In Wisconsin, 2 Huge Races Stand Between GOP and Near-Total Power...

KAUKAUNA, Wis. — Nowhere in the country have Republican lawmakers been more aggressive in their attempts to seize a partisan edge than in Wisconsin. Having gerrymandered the Legislature past the point that it can be flipped, they are now pushing int...

 2022-08-15 11:28 

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Norway puts down Freya the walrus that drew Oslo crowds...

Authorities in Norway have euthanized a walrus that had drawn crowds of spectators in the Oslo Fjord after concluding that it posed a risk to humans....

 2022-08-15 11:03 

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New climate deal spurs hopes of more carbon storage projects...

It's greener energy that geologist Fred McLaughlin seeks as he drills nearly two miles into the ground, far deeper than the thick coal seams that make this the top coal-mining region in the United States....

 2022-08-15 11:00 

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This week's TV: 'House of the Dragon' arrives, 'Saul' departs, and more Lakers...

HBO's first spinoff of its most golden of gooses, "Game of Thrones," arrives on Sunday at 9 p.m. Here's the scoop on the series....

 2022-08-15 10:42 

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Drone attack targets US base in Syria, no casualties...

An attack with drones hit a compound run by American troops and US-backed Syrian opposition fighters in eastern Syria on Monday, the US military said, adding that there were no casualties or damage....

 2022-08-15 10:00 

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Exploring the human factor of marine and coastal ecosystems...

University of Rhode Island Professor Emeritus Richard Pollnac recently worked on a study that found Indo-Pacific fisheries and agriculture are facing significant hurdles....

 2022-08-15 10:00 

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Gubernatorial hopeful Maura Healey launches first statewide ad. It's focused on family, teamwork, and making 'Massachusetts more affordable.'...

The 30-second spot, which will run statewide starting Tuesday, brings in Healey's childhood in Hampton Falls, N.H., and promotes middle-of-the-road policy proposals....

 2022-08-15 10:00 

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I sampled just about everything at a recent Rhode Island food fest. Here's what stood out....

Farm Fresh Rhode Island's annual Local Food Festival paired area farms with some of the top chefs to create delicious creations....

 2022-08-15 09:55 

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Afghanistan marks 1 year since Taliban seizure as woes mount...

Bearded Taliban fighters, some hoisting rifles or the white banners of their movement, staged small victory parades on foot, bicycles and motor cycles in the streets of the capital....

 2022-08-15 09:54 

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Lawyers appeal Brittney Griner's Russian prison sentence...

Lawyers for American basketball star Brittney Griner on Monday filed an appeal against her 9-year Russian prison sentence for drugs possession, Russian news agencies reported....

 2022-08-15 09:40 

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Tents may be gone from Mass. and Cass, but a humanitarian crisis remains...

People are huddled under patio-size umbrellas, sleeping on blankets, and using wheelchairs as seating. Progress, it seems, depends on your perspective....

 2022-08-15 09:40 

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Experts say waste water testing, crucial for COVID-19, could be useful for monkeypox — and the next big disease...

Some researchers believe COVID-19 testing was just the beginning, saying water testing is the best and "most cost-effective way to understand public health threats from infectious diseases in communities for a wide range of diseases."...

 2022-08-15 09:22 

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Death toll in fireworks depot blast in Armenia reaches 6...

A powerful blast tore through a fireworks depot at a popular market in Armenia's capital on Sunday, setting off a massive fire that sent a towering column of thick smoke over the center of Yerevan....

 2022-08-15 08:00 

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Pro-life pregnancy centers shouldn't be allowed to manipulate women...

State lawmakers should bar deceptive advertising by organizations that seek to draw in women interested in abortion under false pretenses....

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