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Massachusetts Police Department Apologizes For Facebook Post Critical Of George Floyd

47 minutes ago   |   CBS

FALL RIVER, Mass. - A Massachusetts police department is apologizing after a social media post critical of George Floyd was shared on the department's official Facebook...
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Hudson man accused of assaulting firefighter

Hudson man accused of assaulting firefighter

1 hour ago   |   WMUR

A New Hampshire man is accused of assaulting a Massachusetts firefighter during a confrontation Sunday.
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Eastern Massachusetts high school scores and highlights from Wednesday

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

BOYS CROSS COUNTRY Somerset Berkley 23, Apponequet 32 FIELD HOCKEY Apponequet 3, Dighton-Rehoboth 2 Bourne 4, Westport 2 Malden 4, Everett 0 Somerset Berkley 5, Case...
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Video: Chilly, windy Thursday; Watching weekend storm

Video: Chilly, windy Thursday; Watching weekend storm

11 hours ago   |   WCVB

Blustery, colder air will move into Massachusetts for Thursday, with another storm possible by the second half of the weekend.
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Cannabis industry says access to banking services ‘can't happen soon enough'

13 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Cannabis industry insiders say a push by federal lawmakers to allow banks to provide services to pot shops in states where they are legal “can't happen soon enough.” “Access to...
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Coal power plant heating up Merrimack River. and debate

14 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

BOW, N.H. - What is functionally the last coal-fired power plant in New England has become a target for the area's environmental groups, and an elusive one at that. Although...
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Battenfeld: Ayanna Pressley silence on her own rental property telling

14 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley's silence on questions about her Boston property and whether she is charging rent during the coronavirus pandemic is becoming deafening. Pressley is...
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FBI warns of scammers bilking millions from Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Maine residents

15 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Scammers have bilked $3.2 million from unsuspecting Bay State residents who fell for a lie that the caller was from the FBI or another government agency. The same ruse was used...
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1,370 new COVID-19 cases, 13 additional deaths reported in Mass

1,370 new COVID-19 cases, 13 additional deaths reported in Mass

17 hours ago   |   WCVB

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released the latest COVID-19 case numbers for the state.
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93,385 more coronavirus vaccine shots given in Massachusetts, virus cases up 1,370

17 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

More than 93,000 coronavirus vaccine doses were administered in Massachusetts during the most recent day of vax data, while state health officials on Wednesday also reported 13...
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At Climate Summit, Biden Stresses U.S. Commitment And Economic Opportunity

At Climate Summit, Biden Stresses U.S. Commitment And Economic Opportunity

President Biden's Earth Day summit with 40 global leaders is an attempt to reassert U.S. leadership on the world stage. The White House hopes the meeting will lead to big new... Read more ...

Biden announces US greenhouse gas emissions goal, cites ‘moral imperative'

Biden announces US greenhouse gas emissions goal, cites ‘moral imperative'

President Biden, citing a “moral imperative,” has announced an ambitious goal to battle climate change by pledging to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the US by 52 percent by... Read more ...

U.S. unemployment claims fall to 547,000, another pandemic low

U.S. unemployment claims fall to 547,000, another pandemic low

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Emerson requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all on-campus students this fall

Emerson requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all on-campus students this fall

The school says it expects to return to full in-person learning for the upcoming semester, but that it will require students who return to campus to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Read more ...

LeBron James says tweet about police shooting ‘being used to create more hate'

LeBron James says tweet about police shooting ‘being used to create more hate'

LeBron James eventually deleted the tweet after it sparked a firestorm of outrage. Read more ...

Texas school teacher suspended over photo of her foot on black student's neck

Texas school teacher suspended over photo of her foot on black student's neck

A female teacher from Lamar Elementary in Greenville, Texas has been suspended after she texted a photo of her foot on a black pupil's neck to the boy's mother on the same day... Read more ...

Not Paul over: Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul ‘rebooked for June 5' - as...

Not Paul over: Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul ‘rebooked for June 5' - as fans still claim fight ‘is utter stupidity'

Floyd Mayweather versus Logan Paul appears to be back on, with tentative plans in place for the boxing icon to face the YouTube celebrity on June 5, according to... Read more ...

Biden to open climate summit with bold new goal: Cutting U.S. emissions in...

Biden to open climate summit with bold new goal: Cutting U.S. emissions in half by 2030

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Biden aims for sweeping climate goal - with or without Congress

Biden aims for sweeping climate goal - with or without Congress

President Joe Biden pledged Thursday to slash U.S. emissions of greenhouse gases in at least half by 2030 - an ambitious target that will require retooling the world's largest... Read more ...

Pentagon investigated suspected Russian directed-energy attacks on U.S. troops

Pentagon investigated suspected Russian directed-energy attacks on U.S. troops

The Pentagon has briefed top lawmakers on intelligence surrounding suspected directed-energy attacks against U.S. troops, and officials identified Russia as a likely culprit... Read more ...