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Lawmakers agree on bill to rebuild Holyoke Soldiers' home

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

House and Senate lawmakers late last week announced they have agreed on a consensus bill authorizing $400 million in borrowing for the design and construction of a new...
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Pipeline operator says ‘normal operations' have resumed

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

ATLANTA - The operator of the nation's largest gasoline pipeline - hit on May 7 by a ransomware attack - announced over the weekend that it has resumed “normal operations,”...
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Ticker: AT&T is preparing to merge media assets with Discovery; Retirement community eyed at closed school

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

AT&T Inc. is in talks to spin off its media business and merge it with Discovery Inc. in a blockbuster entertainment deal, according to people with knowledge of the matter, a...
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US climate envoy Kerry meets with pope on climate crisis

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

VATICAN CITY - John Kerry, President Biden's climate envoy, met privately with Pope Francis on Saturday, afterward calling the pope a “compelling moral authority on the subject...
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Rail industry defends safety record amid staffing cuts

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

OMAHA, Neb. - Even as railroads are operating longer and longer freight trains that sometimes stretch for miles, the companies have drastically reduced staffing levels...
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The Hall calls: Wright, Wallace, Griffith among 2021 class

9 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By TIM REYNOLDS SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Jay Wright used to sell tickets to games in the long-defunct United States Football League. Ben Wallace was passed over by every NBA team...
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2 boys who couldn't swim drown in Massachusetts lake

10 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

BROCKTON, Mass. - Two boys who drowned at a Brockton park were cousins who did not know how to swim, authorities said Sunday. Rafael Andrade, 13, and Tiago Depina, 12, both of...
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The Latest: Yemen's national soccer coach dies of COVID-19

12 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

SANAA, Yemen - Yemen's soccer association said the country's national team coach died Sunday from COVID-19.
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Netanyahu doesn't see 'immediate' end to latest Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Netanyahu doesn't see 'immediate' end to latest Israeli-Palestinian conflict

12 hours ago   |   Politico

While Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hopes that the escalating violence between Israeli and Palestinian forces doesn't continue for very long, he acknowledged Sunday...
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Editorial: Thank you Donald Trump for ‘Warp Speed'

18 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

We'll say it: Thank you Donald Trump! Thank you for “Operation Warp Speed” that the Defense Department launched on May 15, 2020 , to “accelerate the testing, supply...
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Missing Texas tiger transported to animal sanctuary

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