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Rhode Islanders with underlying conditions are still waiting to get vaccinated

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Charts: Who has been vaccinated in Massachusetts, and how many doses has the state received?

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Who is currently eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine?

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State offered leftover vaccines to civilians at a clinic for first responders, prompting questions -- State officials invited nearly 300 civilians on three separate days in January and February to receive a shot at the Massachusetts State Police headquarters in Framingham, where officials said they had extra doses.

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Mass. teachers praise Biden's call to prioritize educators for vaccine, but questions remain

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Boston neighborhoods hit hardest by virus have lowest vaccination rates -- Communities with the lowest COVID-19 vaccination rates — East Boston, Mattapan, and Dorchester — have endured some of the highest levels of coronavirus cases in the city. Conversely, neighborhoods with the highest vaccination rates — including West Roxbury, the South End, and Jamaica Plain — have experienced much lower rates of infection.

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COVID-19 vaccine news, resources, and guidance

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Kemba Walker, Celtics top Clippers, move above .500 again with third consecutive victory

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A friendly dog named Bob brings a bit of comfort and connection to patients -- He's been roaming the floors at Tufts Medical Center, visiting about seven to 10 patients a day, for five days a week since August. The dog puts in full days, raising spirits wherever he goes.

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Tufts Medical Center celebrates arrival of single-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine; other hospitals get shots

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Model sees continuing decline in Mass. coronavirus pandemic -- There are signs that the pandemic will continue to weaken, but what will happen if the coronavirus variants take hold?

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Texas becomes biggest US state to lift COVID-19 mask mandate

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Local researchers look at antibody response role in COVID-19 -- A new study says that one type of antibody may be driving severe COVID-19 in adults, while a different type may be driving a rare but dangerous condition called multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) that children with COVID-19 can develop.

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CareWell clinics in Massachusetts plan to resume COVID-19 vaccinations next week -- The Quincy company wouldn't say how many appointments it was forced to scrap because the state had cut off its vaccine supply. But it said new shipments will enable it to reschedule those appointments.

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Mass. Dept. of Public Health

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Councilor pushes for info about BPD probe of Capitol insurrection -- A Boston city councilor is pushing for information about an investigation into reports that a Boston Police officer may have participated in the Jan. 6 insurrection in Washington, D.C.

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Biden's Cabinet half-empty after slow start in confirmations

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

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Follow @abeautifulresistance on Instagram

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Grading Massachusetts on COVID-19 vaccination

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SCOT LEHIGH - Maine makes age the vaccine metric that matters - The Baker administration says it will consider that approach.

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Renée Graham -- Andrew Cuomo and the post-#MeToo reckoning that never was

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Joan Vennochi -- With vaccine comes relief and a stab of guilt

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KENNETH ROGOFF -- Gambling on another move for 'The Queen's Gambit'

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'I'm just getting reacquainted with the dishwasher': Tom Brady talks about life in the offseason after Super Bowl win -- The former New England Patriots quarterback also talked about that Vince Lombardi Trophy throw and his drunken walk off the boat after the victory parade with James Corden.

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These six Dr. Seuss books won't be published anymore due to racist, offensive imagery -- Books by Dr. Seuss have been criticized in recent years for their offensive depictions of people of color.

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Strong reaction to decision to stop publishing several Dr. Seuss books with racist imagery

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Physicians group Atrius Health plans to join Optum, giving a national operation a bigger Mass. presence -- The deal, which needs approval from regulators, would convert the nonprofit Newton-based physician group to a division of a national for-profit behemoth.

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Analysis -- Andrew Cuomo is facing mounting sexual harassment claims. Why aren't Democrats bailing on him? -- One of the most confounding things in American politics right now is the Democratic response toward back-to-back-to-back allegations in recent days that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed women.

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THE FINE PRINT - Skin treatment rubs some the wrong way - An hour after entering Forever Flawless at Northshore Mall, Patricia DeGeorge emerged with a hand-held infrared light for at-home skin care, plus about a dozen boxes of complimentary creams and lotions. And a receipt for a whopping $9,031.25.

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State officials, community leaders try to dissuade residents from vaccine 'shopping' With three COVID-19 vaccines soon to be available in Massachusetts, officials are stressing that all are highly protective against the deadly coronavirus.

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Tucker Carlson referred to Springfield as a place 'famous for burned-out buildings and murders.' Ed Markey and others weren't having it

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Gary Washburn I Celtics 117, Clippers 112 -- How the Celtics have turned it around during three-game winning streak

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The NBA's slam dunk contest will be low on star power but high on bounce

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MIT energy startup hones in on fusion, with plans for 47-acre site in Devens - The potential for reliable, clean electricity from Commonwealth Fusion Systems could dwarf the project's economic development implications.

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Biden adds former Obama labor official Seth Harris to White House

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Fidelity added 2,000 jobs last year

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House prepares to pass landmark voting rights, ethics bill

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WHAT SHE'S HAVING | DEVRA FIRST - At The Federal, a miracle to go: perfectly cooked steak - The steakhouse model doesn't lend itself to takeout, but restaurants are finding ways to make it work.

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ART - 'Against all odds,' Peabody Essex show leads to discovery of second Jacob Lawrence painting - The piece was hanging all these years in a nurse's apartment on the Upper West Side.

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RI POLITICS -- Incoming Governor McKee outlines early plans, appoints senior staffers

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RI POLITICS -- McKee sworn in as Rhode Island's 76th governor

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PROJECT TAKEOUT | DEVRA FIRST -- Project takeout: Get takeout. Save restaurants you love. -- Ordering dinner will help small local businesses survive the pandemic. But that's just the start.

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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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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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Globe Spotlight Investigation -- Last Words: Is death the great equalizer? -- Quite the contrary, a Spotlight investigation shows. Death exposes in high relief the layers of inequities, in race and income, care and opportunity, that shape life down to its final hours. It is a truth the pandemic has only underscored — one hard to see, because it is so much easier to look away.

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TELEVISION -- The line is blurrier, but there's still a big difference between TV and movies -- Artistically speaking, series TV and film exist in different time zones.

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LIVE MUSIC -- Tickets on sale for Opera North's open-air Summerfest 2021 -- Live performances will once again grace the outdoor stage in Cornish, N.H., from July 16 through Aug. 1.

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Michael R. Bloomberg and Lawrence S. Bacow -- Mayors play a leading role in the shaping of America — empower them

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EDITORIAL -- Blood on the streets of Myanmar

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Marcela García -- A blueprint for how to reopen Boston schools

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EDITORIAL -- Parenthood shouldn't be a bar to public office

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Renée Graham -- Tiger Woods, Serena Williams, and our demands on aging superstars

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IDEAS | Rachel Rebouché and Mary Ziegler -- Could Roe v. Wade really become 'the law of the land'?

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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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Pandemic Parenting -- 4 ways families can find silver linings from this terrible pandemic year

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Pandemic Parenting -- We can care about education and be OK writing this year off

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Pandemic Parenting -- What should kids expect at summer camps this year?

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Cooking -- Recipes: Thai stir-fried glass noodles plus soup and dessert

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MLB will again use alternate training sites for 2021 season

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Zdeno Chara returns to (an empty) TD Garden for the first time with the Capitals

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Pressure mounts for Massachusetts to vaccinate educators

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Becker College's financial woes could make it the next school to close

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National security officials to testify on Jan. 6 mistakes

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Democrat Dan McKee sworn in as Rhode Island's 76th governor

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US forces: Rockets hit airbase in Iraq hosting US troops

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Sexual assault allegations create rift for Mexico's governing party

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Who is Myanmar's UN envoy? Coup opponent or representative?

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FBI director warns Congress that domestic terrorism is rising fast

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White House withdraws Neera Tanden nomination to head budget office

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Reversing Trump, Interior Department moves swiftly on climate change

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Former Wynn executive unveils plans for 21-story tower in Everett, featuring a rooftop restaurant

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Pandemic loan program at high-risk for fraud, auditor finds

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Amazon workers union drive reaches far beyond Alabama

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From patios to pop-ups, hotel chef David Bazirgan finds room to grow

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Should your takeout packaging go in the recycling bin, compost pile, or trash can? Here are some tips

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Teas with Rwandan roots that aim to do good

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Mass. marijuana has to be ultra-sterile. Just one problem: It's a plant

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Marijuana company sues Boston zoning board over rejection

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New Jersey governor signs laws to set up marijuana market

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The Senate must pass the Equality Act

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In bid to hike minimum wage, stimulus snag is only a setback, not a basis for retreat

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Deaths at downtown worksite highlight unconscionable lack of city oversight

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Recipe: Forget sourdough. Here is a basic, no-knead, crusty whole-wheat loaf baked in a Dutch oven.

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3 PLACES WE SUPPORTED THIS WEEK

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Michael Chiklis loves Aspen, Capri, and of course, Boston

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New NE bike tours, a favorite bar reopens, and new virtual travel experiences

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The new travel reality: Vaccine required

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Boston poet laureate Porsha Olayiwola is at HOME on the open mic

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Six Dr. Seuss works halted for racist images

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Crime and damages in 'The Lowering Days'

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Golden Globes 2021: A complete list of winners (and nominees)

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Armie Hammer is in 'Crisis' and they can't hide it

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Some sequels take longer (a lot longer) to arrive than others

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'Behind Her Eyes' ends on a sci-fi note

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GBH's 'Masterpiece' reflects on 50 Years with a new podcast

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'American Horror Story' begins two weeks of shooting in Provincetown

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Passim's Matt Smith brings his love of local music to the airwaves

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When Beethoven resonates in a crisis

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Jazz artist Maria Schneider on making music, and making a living

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Boston Ballet celebrates Jorma Elo in a rich program of new work and past highlights

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On your screen but outside the box: Theater companies rise to a creative challenge

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Stars to come out (remotely) for a new Boston clinic for homeless women

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Shipwrecks, Route 9, and a virtual bingo night

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'Newton Al Fresco' to bring outdoor dining to city starting April 1

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Devastating fire at Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Gang Camp in Connecticut can't touch its soul

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Bunny Wailer, reggae luminary and last Wailers member, dies

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Vernon Jordan, former Clinton adviser, has died

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Michael Downing, whose books illuminated his illness and the lives of others, dies at 62

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