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Look outside: Snow has reached Boston -- It's snowing. In Boston. And it's April 16.

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Should DiMasi, and other federal felons, face a ban on lobbying Beacon Hill? The SJC will decide

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Weekly coronavirus cases among public school students hit record high, surpassing 1,000 for first time

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RI HEALTH -- Paving a road to recovery in Rhode Island

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Maps: What to expect from the nor'easter

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Video shows Chicago 13-year-old boy wasn't holding gun when shot by cop -- A still frame taken from Officer Eric Stillman's nighttime body camera shows that Adam Toledo wasn't holding anything and had his hands up when the officer shot him in the chest.

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Driver who allegedly hit 72-year-old man in Somerville turns himself in to State Police -- A 64-year-old man identified himself as the person responsible for the hit-and-run crash Monday night on McGrath Highway, State Police said.

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These 59 Massachusetts communities are at high risk for COVID-19 -- This week's total of 59 high-risk communities marks the first time in a month that the number of high-risk communities has dropped.

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We asked experts what they're comfortable doing now that they've been vaccinated. Here's what they said -- So you're fully vaccinated. Can you go back to life exactly as it was before the pandemic? That would be a no.

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N.H. governor lifting state mask mandate

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'You're ranting again': Representative Jordan and Dr. Fauci spar over COVID-19 measures -- During a hearing, Ohio Republican Jim Jordan repeatedly pressed Dr. Anthony Fauci on what metric COVID-19 infections in the US would have to reach before Americans can stop wearing masks and social distancing.

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As Jayson Tatum rises, so do Celtics

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Watch: Taylor Hall gets his first goal

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Alex Speier -- Red Sox acknowledge uncomfortable reality on Jackie Robinson Day: No Black players on the roster -- The Red Sox are one of three teams in baseball this year (along with the Diamondbacks and Giants) that did not have a single Black player on its Opening Day roster.

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A lot of strange things happened on the way to the Red Sox' winning streak ending

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The kids are about to be home (again). Here's how to fill the time

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15 last-minute ideas for things to do with kids during April school vacation

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10 WAYS FOR YOUNGSTERS TO FIND A LITTLE BLISS (FINALLY)

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10 kid-friendly patios for April vacation dining

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Mass. Dept. of Public Health

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Home of the Week: For $595,000, an East Boston condo with its own patio -- This two-bedroom unit underwent an overhaul last year. The home has two bedrooms, two full baths, and deeded patio space.

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Regulators seek to revoke Robinhood's Massachusetts license

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Former Suffolk assistant district attorney violated expectations but didn't break law, probe finds -- Adam Foss was accused by several women last November of "behavior that ranged from inappropriate and an abuse of his authority, to unethical and criminal," according to a statement from the office of Suffolk DA Rachael Rollins.

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Daunte Wright's family wants stiffer charge for Minnesota ex-officer -- Wright's family members joined with community leaders in calling for more serious charges against the white former police officer who fatally shot him. Protests continued in Minnesota for a fifth night, but were calmer, and police did not fire projectiles.

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Derek Chauvin Trial - Closing arguments in Derek Chauvin trial set to begin Monday - Former officer Derek Chauvin's trial in George Floyd's death will be in a jury's hands by early next week, after his brief defense wrapped up with Chauvin passing on a chance to take the stand and tell the public for the first time what he was thinking when he pressed his knee against Floyd's neck.

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Holbrook man charged after allegedly trying to run over Black children -- Shane Belleville, 36, was released after he paid $750 bail following his arraignment on hate crime charges Thursday in Quincy District Court, Holbrook police said.

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IDEAS | Linda Rodriguez McRobbie - Is parenting during the workday here to stay? Frazzled parents need more help than their bosses alone can offer.

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Alex Beam -- What's afoot, politically?

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SCOT LEHIGH -- Police must be guardians, not warriors

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Tito Jackson found his birth mother. Their family's journey is a tale of Boston history - After yearning for decades, Jackson and his biological mother Rachel Twymon finally reunited, and are ready to share their story — one that is intertwined with Boston history.

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Former Alden Shoe Co. CFO charged in $30 million embezzlement scheme -- Richard Hajjar, 64, of Duxbury, agreed to plead guilty to wire fraud, unlawful monetary transactions, and filing a false tax return.

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After a year of working from home at a card table, I'm paying the price at the physical therapist -- Physical therapists say that although business plunged during the lockdown in the first half of 2020, they soon saw a surge of patients complaining about of head, neck, shoulder, and back pain linked to ergonomically unsound home office setups.

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'I'm excited to see how tall people are': For those hired remotely, it's the little things they miss most -- Many people hired remotely over the past year have never been to the office or met any fellow employees in person, missing out on the many benefits of in-office culture.

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Lowell is an immigrant city on the precipice of change -- The old guard is begrudgingly making room for more diverse leadership, and community activists are demanding that city leaders recognize racism as an urgent problem.

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AROUND RI -- Welcoming spring at Bristol's Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium

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Celtics 121, Lakers 113 - Jaylen Brown was a one-man show, and other observations from the Celtics' victory over the Lakers - Brown pummeled the Lakers with one shot after another for 40 points as the Celtics went 3-0 on their road trip.

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nhl - NHL delays Canucks' return to play after COVID-19 outbreak

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Businesses get a one-month reprieve from huge increase in unemployment fees

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Officials subpoena former MassMutual supervisors of Keith Gill, local investor known as 'Roaring Kitty'

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Dr. Fauci and Representative Jim Jordan had a heated exchange

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Former VP Pence undergoes surgery to implant pacemaker

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Watch live: Janey marks anniversary of Boston Marathon bombing

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The pandemic has upended the Oscars. Good, producers say

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What's happening in the arts world

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Federal judge upholds Boston exam school admissions policy

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Cheating allegations engulf Dartmouth medical school

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NAMES -- Two performers with Boston ties advance to 'American Idol' Top 12 -- Watch and vote Sunday night on ABC.

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COMFORT ZONE -- The marathon is canceled, but Boston's yellow daffodils still stand tall -- Thousands of flowers have been gifted to Boston area medical workers, plus there's a towering Seaport art installation.

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COMFORT ZONE -- 'The mission is joy' for editor of new all-star poetry collection -- Editor James Crews wants to help readers love their lives as they are.

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COMFORT ZONE -- 'Dear Young Rocker' invites guests to revisit their own adolescent angst -- In the new season that just launched, Chelsea Ursin is working with fellow female rockers, as well as trans and nonbinary performers, to address their own younger selves.

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WELLNESS -- Artist creates a space for healing on Zoom: 'You're stepping into resilience just by showing up' -- Open to anybody feeling overwhelmed, Chelvanaya Gabriel's Creative Dialogue Series focuses on recovery through nonverbal expression.

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Jeneé Osterheldt - A Beautiful Resistance - Black joy, Black lives, as celebrated by culture columnist Jeneé Osterheldt.

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In tackling the pandemic, Chelsea finds new strength

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Brockton offers a gateway to a new generation

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This time, Quincy Center's revival looks legit

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See more from our business series 'On the Street': The changing face of Greater Boston neighborhoods

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PROJECT TAKEOUT | DEVRA FIRST -- Get takeout. It's your civic duty. -- Ordering dinner will help small local businesses survive the pandemic. But that's just the start.

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Boston Globe launches 'Fresh Start' initiative: People can apply to have past coverage about them reviewed - Similar to "right to forget" programs that have cropped up across the country, the undertaking is meant to address the lasting impact that stories about past embarrassments, mistakes, or minor crimes, forever online, can have on a person's life.

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Boston Globe Spotlight Report -- Boston's hospital chiefs moonlight on corporate boards at rates far beyond the national level -- Hospital chiefs and trustees defend this as boosting public-private partnerships, but critics say these board positions — some paying millions of dollars — raise troubling issues of conflict of interest and hospital priorities.

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Mike Stanton -- Rhode Islanders, don't go to Polar Park

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Leonard L. Glass, Edwin B. Fisher, and Lance Dodes -- Why did Yale dismiss Bandy X. Lee?

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Kimberly Atkins -- I got the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The pause makes me believe in it more.

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H.D.S. Greenway -- Afghanistan and Vietnam: How did the US lose two wars?

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Joan Vennochi -- 'Your dad was a hero' — the clashing views about American police

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IDEAS -- The Future of Work

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The Road Ahead: Charting the pandemic over the next 12 months — and beyond -- In this project, STAT describes 30 key moments, possible turning points that could steer the pandemic onto a different course or barometers for how the virus is reshaping our lives.

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From a small N.C. town to big-city hospitals, how software infuses racism into U.S. health care -- The racial bias can produce huge differences in assessing patients' need for special care to manage conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, or depression, a STAT investigation found.

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Covid-19's wintry mix: Dry indoor air helps the virus spread -- The worry is not just that people might mingle more closely inside, but that the air they breathe will make the virus more dangerous.

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In the Covid-19 death of a hospital food worker, a microcosm of the pandemic -- The hospital's first employee to die of Covid-19 was a kitchen worker named Marie Deus — and her illness sparked a question. Why weren't bedside clinicians getting sick at the highest rates?

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College & COVID -- How the pandemic worsened food insecurity among college students

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Dinner with Cupid -- Blind date: 'Her March Madness bracket was busted like the rest of us'

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Perspective -- Terry Tempest Williams: We have to bridge our divides. My uncle reminded me how to begin

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This was anything but a typical night under the lights for Duxbury football

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The Bruins sure looked like a better team as they finally beat the Islanders

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Duxbury football closes out turbulent season with satisfying win at Scituate

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Snow falling in parts of Western, Central Massachusetts

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A secret donor has been paying for major Providence projects. Here's who it is

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Eight dead in shooting at FedEx facility in Indianapolis, police say

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UK military prepares for big role in Prince Philip's funeral

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Sydney man finds snake in lettuce bought at supermarket

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US and allies plan fight from afar against Al Qaeda once troops exit Afghanistan

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Senator Markey, House Democrats propose bill to expand number of Supreme Court justices to 13

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US expels Russian diplomats, imposes new round of sanctions

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US Capitol Police watchdog to testify on Jan. 6 failures

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Zuckerberg urged to scrap plans for an Instagram for children

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Union workers and community supporters step up efforts to spur GE to invest more in Lynn

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Quickbase moving headquarters to Boston

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He can't leave his girlfriend

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All is not lost at The Lost Kitchen, as chef Erin French adjusts and reinvents, yet again

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Crocheters celebrate one of their own: Vice President Harris

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Cannabis Commissioner Jennifer Flanagan to resign from state marijuana board

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Mass. cannabis commission launching online catalog of marijuana products

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Marijuana store sues Haverhill, saying steep 'impact' fees are not justified

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Biden's mission: Stand up for Ukraine

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Throw Shakespeare from the train

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Crave comes to Allston, breweries launch beer gardens, and the South End welcomes a brasserie

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Baseball packages, New England rail travel, and a food lover's road trip

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Cicada Coffee Bar: a restaurant, a cafe, a community

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Chris Wallace on ear plugs, his Globe years, and that time he went to Russia right after a tough Putin interview

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Eat, drink, read, swim, nap, repeat: Island camping at Lake George for 60 years

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Brave women fighting Nazis in 'The Light of Days'

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For Ruth Ware, it was the year reading 'got squeezed into odd corners'

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This thing called life in Elizabeth McCracken's 'The Souvenir Museum'

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When Orson Welles doesn't make the cut

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Doc Talk: bearing witness, creating Oz, watching whales

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In HBO's 'Mare of Easttown,' Kate Winslet is investigating a murder — and maybe her own life

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At last, 9 returning TV shows to look forward to this spring and summer

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As his career soars, Rob Delaney joins 'The Man Who Fell to Earth'

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On two new releases, fans can hear Mark Sandman's 'secret band' in full

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Amplifying the Black composers who brought spirituals to classical music

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Gil Shaham kicks off GBH concerts for German classical streaming service

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Theater without theater

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Huntington Theatre announces a full 2021-22 season of indoor productions

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ART's Diane Borger is stepping down

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Protesters demand reopening of cases of police-involved deaths

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Compassionate release revoked for two convicted killers who survived COVID-19

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Boy Scouts clear walking trail in Medway

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Martin Boykan, a composer and Brandeis professor who was 'a great sage,' dies at 89

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Bernie Madoff, who defrauded investors of billions, dies in prison

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Ramsey Clark, former attorney general and rebel with a cause, dies at 93

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