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GARY WASHBURN | ON BASKETBALL - It took four and a half games, but it looks like the Celtics solved the Heat puzzle - The Celtics came out flat in Game 4, and ran out of gas before they could reel the Heat back in. On Friday, they lacked early focus, but honed in just in time to extend their season.

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Their season down to its final half, Celtics roared to life to force Game 6, and other observations - Down seven at halftime and looking ready to depart the Orlando bubble, the Celtics ripped off 41 third-quarter points and poured it on to extend the Eastern Conference finals.

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LeBron James would join some select company if Lakers finish off Nuggets

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Dan Shaughnessy: With Celtics erupting in Game 5, it's time to think big, like Game 7 big

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Walsh pushes for peaceful Breonna Taylor demonstrations in Boston

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Family demands release of evidence in Breonna Taylor's case

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OPINION | Tara D. Sonenshine - Judge Amy Coney Barrett's nuanced views on Roe v. Wade may trip up Democrats - Barrett is regarded as the leading contender to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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Trump said to pick Amy Coney Barrett for Court, New York Times reports

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To conservatives, Amy Coney Barrett has 'perfect combination' of attributes for Supreme Court

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Worcester police officers handcuffed 10-year-old boy with autism, fracturing his arm, lawsuit alleges -- A Worcester woman says she called 911 seeking medical help for her 10-year-old son, who has autism, and instead got two police officers who put the child in handcuffs, broke his arm, then lied about the incident in a report, according to a federal lawsuit filed earlier this month.

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Holyoke Soldiers' Home officials facing charges stemming from coronavirus outbreak

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EDITORIAL -- America needs immigrants with temporary protected status to stay

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IDEAS | John N. Robinson III -- The 'defund the police' debate is being warped by a false choice

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JEFF JACOBY -- Expect liberal rulings from the 'most conservative' court

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Alex Beam -- Blissed out on CBD

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BRAVES 8, RED SOX 7 - Red Sox can't hold late leads, fall to Braves on walkoff home run in 11th inning - Boston was up 2-1 in the eighth, then surged ahead in both the 10th and 11th before Freddie Freeman's two-run blast won it for Atlanta.

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J.D. Martinez: 'I haven't been very good' in 2020, but he's hip to what has been the problem

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Dinner With Cupid -- Blind date: His mother 'texted him an hour and a half into our date' -- Will a check-in text from one dater's mother seal the deal?

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Probe into 'discarded' ballots in Pennsylvania becomes campaign outrage fuel -- The news release from a U.S. attorney in Pennsylvania was provocative: Nine mailed-in military ballots had been "discarded" by the local election office in a swing county of one of the most important presidential battleground states.

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After a marathon meeting, BPDA gives a key approval for massive Suffolk Downs project

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Neighbors sue to stop work on towers over turnpike

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Chad Finn I The Unconventional Preview -- Raiders' gamble on Jon Gruden might actually pay off in Vegas -- Gruden's early decisions seemed to betray a recklessness in team-building, but there are definite signs of progress as the Raiders come to Foxborough this weekend.

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Patriots' David Andrews reportedly undergoes surgery on snapping hand; status for Sunday uncertain

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Coming Soon -- 'Last Words': A Spotlight investigation finds that death is not the great equalizer -- "Last Words," a three-part series from the Boston Globe Spotlight Team investigating the end of life in Massachusetts, including the state's failure to protect nursing home residents from the pandemic. In the end, one out of every seven would die from COVID-19.

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Trump hits Baker for support of expanded mail-in voting

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Rafael Nadal chasing 13th French Open title, and record-tying 20th major

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Sunday will be a historic day for women on NFL sidelines

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The Road Ahead: Charting the coronavirus pandemic over the next 12 months — and beyond

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Here come the tortoises: In the race for a Covid-19 vaccine, slow starters could still win out

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The latest COVID-19 numbers from Massachusetts

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Town-by-town COVID-19 data in Massachusetts

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Here's a look at the state map of communities that are high, moderate, and low risk for COVID-19

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Live tracker: Coronavirus vaccines to keep an eye on

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Cape Ann Museum adds green space, galleries with a new satellite campus

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With a new mural, Rob 'Problak' Gibbs honors the Kings' 'Roxbury Love Story'

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As we adjust to a new normal, lessons in grief and gratitude

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At the Brigham, 'battle-weary' staff may have allowed virus to slip in - The hospital identified eight patients and 11 employees infected in a COVID-19 cluster, and said it expects that number to grow.

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Ty Burr - What an old cassette tape taught me about how we keep our loved ones alive in the 21st century - Almost 30 years later, Globe film critic and columnist Ty Burr digitized a conversation on cassette with his mother, hearing her voice for the first time since she died.

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To combat hunger, neighbors are stocking community fridges on Boston's streets - As food insecurity grows amid the pandemic, free community fridges have cropped up in Jamaica Plain and Dorchester, and more are being planned for Allston, Roslindale, Somerville, and Cambridge.

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Amid outbreak, Providence College will stick with remote instruction another week - School officials apologized for the college's role in driving up COVID-19 rates in the state.

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Thank you notes to Rhode Island's teachers

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In low-income Olneyville, a free Wi-Fi program could be a game-changer for families

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Mr. 80 Percent - I knew getting prostate cancer at 48 would change me. I had no idea how much. A deeply personal, sometimes harrowing, and often funny tale about a disease that affects millions of men, whether they want to talk about it or not.

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This time, Quincy Center's revival looks legit

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Revere was going through a revival before COVID-19. Can it stay on track?

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Davis Square's character is being challenged. Can it survive?

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$1.1b Hub on Causeway project is remaking a neighborhood

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

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The most complicated election in modern history is coming — soon. Are we prepared? -- Experts worry about a nightmare election during a pandemic marred by disenfranchisement and chaos, followed by an acrimonious legal and political dispute over the results that would test the nation's democratic resolve.

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The virus's tale -- Track the coronavirus pandemic in Massachusetts to its roots and you find a story driven by heroics, ingenuity, error, pain, and a hard question: How could a state famous for health care excellence have suffered such a vast loss of human life?

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At the edge of a warming world -- To the millions of us who visit Cape Cod once or twice a summer, the effects of climate change can seem subtle, if we see them at all: A breach in the dunes. A crack in the pavement. But once you know how to see what is shifting, changing and washing away, it is impossible to ignore. Come with us as we explore the Cape to better understand what climate change is doing here, what it means for the future of this beloved place, and what the cost of inaction might be.

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Renée Loth -- Honoring the victims of the coronavirus

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Michael A. Cohen -- We cannot be numb to Trump now

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Massachusetts Hunger Relief Organizations -- Hungry Americans need the Senate to act now

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EDITORIAL -- Prepare for the president to rush the vaccine

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Laurence H. Tribe -- No hiding behind Pence's skirt on the Supreme Court nomination

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IDEAS | Nicholas Tanpio -- Keep the feds out of civics education

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Photos: Ruth Bader Ginsburg is remembered at Supreme Court building

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Photos: Hurricane Sally wallops the Gulf Coast

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Photos: West Coast wildfire smoke creates hazy skies in Massachusetts

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Life on Boston's streets during the pandemic

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Sterling Magee, bluesman known as 'Satan,' dies at 84

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With record temperatures and little rain, a severe drought has gripped much of New England

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After more than half a century, Pawtucket's McCoy Stadium hosts its final 'game'

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The world needs Covid-19 vaccines. It may also be overestimating their power

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In a medical first, doctors treat Parkinson's with a novel brain cell transplant

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A cancer patient reconsiders her end-of-life wishes amid Covid-19

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Covid-19′s future: small outbreaks, monster wave, or ongoing crisis

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Stay up to date with STAT's Covid-19 Tracker

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Trump's $200 prescription cards won't hit mailboxes just yet

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Project over turnpike near Fenway Park begins next phase after pact with the state

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Google parent agrees to $310 million misconduct lawsuit settlement

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Raising a glass to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Samuel Adams brings back its 'When There Are Nine' IPA

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Trump selects Amy Coney Barrett to fill Ginsburg's seat on the Supreme Court

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Perspective -- A tidal wave of evictions is forming. It's not too late to stop it

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Miss Conduct -- Advice: When making fun of public figures crosses the line

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Connections -- Hello, telemarketer. I'm so glad you called.

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Cooking -- Recipes: Two hearty Tuscan dishes that let beans and potatoes shine

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First one out, last one in: MAC announces six-game season

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21 children homeless after 3-alarm fire strikes 2 homes in Dorchester

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Suffolk DA Rollins releases watch list of 136 area officers accused of misconduct

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Protesters in Boston demand justice for Breonna Taylor, woman killed by Louisville police

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Key metrics the state is monitoring for reopening

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Mass. reports 454 new confirmed coronavirus cases, 10 new deaths

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USPS close to settlement with 19 states on election mail, service delays

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny leaves Berlin hospital after poisoning

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Trudeau promises bold plan to reset Canada, and his political career

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In a secret ceremony, embattled Belarus strongman is sworn in as president

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White House again criticizes FBI director for voting remarks

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes first woman to lie in state at US Capitol

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Desk shortage forces people to get creative about workspaces

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Trillium beer garden reopens on The Greenway, with a few new guidelines

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Sky high: Mass. marijuana is among the most expensive in the nation

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Healey warns medical marijuana nonprofit over failure to disclose finances

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After landlord's change of heart, West Coast marijuana brand Cookies could land in Harvard Square

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"Bad hombres" and border walls: How the Latino vote will figure in the 2020 election

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Presidential debates in the Trump era

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Pimento cheese dogs come to Kendall Square, Sam Adams Boston Tap Room reopens, and more

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The 16 best new cookbooks to get you through fall

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Farm-to-fork adventures in the Berkshires

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For David Howse, ice cream and a massage are vacation musts. And don't forget a good book.

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They moved from Brookline to the Netherlands with bikes and no regrets

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'Just Like You,' the new Nick Hornby novel, tackles romance, race, and politics

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Marilynne Robinson continues her 'Gilead' series and gives Jack his say

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Eula Biss on building a library, move after move

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'The Trial of the Chicago 7': 1969 can seem an awful lot like 2020

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Confronting and solving problems on screen at GlobeDocs 2020

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A James Comey dramatization for not now

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Alan Arkin bows out of 'The Kominsky Method'

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Errol Morris is a 'character,' not the storyteller, in 'A Wilderness of Error'

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617Sessions compilation brings out the best of Boston's indie scene

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From blues to bluegrass, new roots music from six homegrown artists

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The Metropolitan Opera will remain closed until fall 2021

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In Boston theater, a growing group of Black leaders have a decisive role at a pivotal time

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Shakespeare troupe is at one with nature at the Arnold Arboretum

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From Arlekin Players Theatre, a real-life drama

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Put a stamp on it: Many still cherish the post office

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Should voters adopt the state ballot question updating the state's Right to Repair law?

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Harold Evans, crusading newspaperman with a second act, dies at 92

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Lois Torf, print collector who helped MFA 'set the highest standards,' dies at 93

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