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Lottery hikes profit projection by $45M on strong sales amid pandemic

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

The Massachusetts Lottery is upgrading its fiscal year 2021 profit projection by $45 million as its sales defy expectations formed earlier in the pandemic, echoing a trend that...
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Ticker: Gas prices continue climb; Feds probing engine fires in Toyota RAV4s

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

Gas prices in Massachusetts rose again last week, continuing their sharp jump over the past three months, according to the latest price survey. Drivers paid an average of $2.64...
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Coke Goes Woke and Broke

1 hour ago   |   Real Clear Politics

"Get woke, go broke", is a conservative meme about the cost of political correctness that has it the wrong way around. Brands don't go broke because they get woke, they go woke...
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The Economy Isn't a Pizza, But Small Business Cost Is

2 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

To illustrate the flaws of socialist thinking about wealth distribution, legendary free market economist Milton Friedman was fond of telling people that the economy isn't a...
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Boston outdoor dining to start April 1 or earlier weather permitting: Marty Walsh

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Outdoor dining for Boston restaurants will start on April 1 - or earlier depending on the weather - amid the coronavirus pandemic, Mayor Marty Walsh announced on...
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Massachusetts father and son wanted in ex-Nissan exec's escape now in Japanese custody

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER BOSTON - An American father and son wanted by Japan for aiding former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn escape from the country in a box were...
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Key to closing the gender gap - husbands who parent

11 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Economist Patricia Cortés is an expert on the gender pay gap. If you ask her advice on how to avoid a gender pay gap in your own life, her answer is surprisingly close to home...
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Senior Democrats ditch their backdoor proposal for a $15 minimum wage, throwing wage hike in doubt in $1.9 trillion stimulus package

Senior Democrats ditch their backdoor proposal for a $15 minimum wage, throwing wage hike in doubt in $1.9 trillion stimulus package

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Senior Democrats are abandoning their backdoor $15 minimum wage proposal, leaving a wage hike in doubt as they scramble to enact a $1.9 trillion stimulus...
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Cuomo sorry for remarks aide ‘misinterpreted' as harassment

18 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By KAREN MATTHEWS and MARINA VILLENEUVE ALBANY, N.Y. - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged for the first time Sunday that some of his behavior with women “may have been...
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Massachusetts businesses celebrate reopening; public health experts warn it's ‘too early' to ease restrictions

20 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Business owners are cautiously optimistic after nearly a year of pandemic-era shutdowns as Massachusetts takes a major step forward in reopening its economy on Monday, but...
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduces wealth tax bill aimed at people worth over...

Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduces wealth tax bill aimed at people worth over $50 million

Summary List Placement Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts on Monday unveiled legislation that would tax the fortunes of the wealthiest people in the United States. The... Read more ...

Biden to allow migrant families separated under Trump to reunite in the U.S

Biden to allow migrant families separated under Trump to reunite in the U.S

The Biden administration's task force to reunite families separated at the border under former President Donald Trump will allow those families to reunite and settle in the... Read more ...

Trump teases 2024 run in CPAC remarks attacking Biden, Republican critics

Trump teases 2024 run in CPAC remarks attacking Biden, Republican critics

Donald Trump laced into his successor on Sunday, excoriating Joe Biden for what he called “the most disastrous first month of any president in modern history” and suggesting he... Read more ...

Trump at CPAC: 'Do You Miss Me Yet?'

Trump at CPAC: 'Do You Miss Me Yet?'

Taking the stage for the first time since leaving office, former President Trump on Sunday called for Republican Party unity in a speech at a conservative political conference... Read more ...

Trump rants in CPAC speech that women's sports 'will die' if trans athletes...

Trump rants in CPAC speech that women's sports 'will die' if trans athletes are allowed to compete

Summary List Placement During his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Sunday, former President Donald Trump said women's sports will "die" if trans... Read more ...

CDC advisory panel recommends J&J single-dose Covid vaccine

CDC advisory panel recommends J&J single-dose Covid vaccine

A CDC advisory panel on Sunday unanimously recommended Johnson & Johnson's single-dose coronavirus vaccine for Americans 18 and older, one of the last steps needed for the shot... Read more ...

RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel says despite GOP divisions over Trump impeachment...

RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel says despite GOP divisions over Trump impeachment, the party 'overwhelmingly' agrees on most issues

Summary List Placement Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel on Sunday said that the GOP remains "overwhelmingly" united despite divisions among lawmakers who... Read more ...

AG Reject's Cuomo's Plan for Harassment Probe

AG Reject's Cuomo's Plan for Harassment Probe

After a plan by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to have a retired federal judge review sexual harassment allegations against him drew criticism, Cuomo's office on Sunday asked that... Read more ...

White House staffer describes 'a complete lack of empathy' during Trump...

White House staffer describes 'a complete lack of empathy' during Trump administration for keeping residence workers safe from COVID-19

Summary List Placement While former President Donald Trump and many of his aides were battling their own bouts with COVID-19 last year, the White House residence staff never... Read more ...

Bill Cassidy says it's dangerous for GOP to 'idolize' Trump

Bill Cassidy says it's dangerous for GOP to 'idolize' Trump

Sen. Bill Cassidy on Sunday warned that the GOP's continued embrace of Donald Trump would cost Republicans elections up and down the ballot in the coming years, and predicted... Read more ...