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Key clergy sex abuse whistleblower from Massachusetts dies at 69

Key clergy sex abuse whistleblower from Massachusetts dies at 69

2 hours ago   |   WCVB

Phil Saviano's story figured prominently in the 2015 Oscar-winning film "Spotlight." He died today after a battle with gallbladder cancer.
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Maine researchers try producing potato resistant to climate change

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

BANGOR, Maine - University of Maine researchers are trying to produce potatoes that can better withstand warming temperatures as the climate changes. Warming temperatures and...
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Death on Route 6 in Massachusetts under investigation, DA says

Death on Route 6 in Massachusetts under investigation, DA says

4 hours ago   |   WCVB

There is a heavy police presence in the area and, at one point, multiple officers appeared to have their guns drawn.
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Dhamanjie, 16, loves to build with Legos

17 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Dhamanjie is an easygoing and smart teen of African American descent. He has a good sense of humor and enjoys making others laugh. In his downtime, Dhamanjie enjoys watching...
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Coronavirus booster Q&A: Who should get one and why do we need them?

23 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Congratulations: You're now eligible to get a coronavirus booster shot. Should you? Can you mix and match brands? And how well does this stave off the new variant? The short...
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Michelle Wu says there's a ‘race against the clock' to try to ward off the spread of the new coronavirus variant

23 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Mayor Michelle Wu said she is worried about the new omicron variant of the coronavirus, and the city is in a “race against the clock” to get everyone vaccinated because it may...
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Rare coin minted in colonial Boston sells for $350,000

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

BOSTON - One of the first coins minted in Colonial New England, which was recently found among other coins in a candy tin, has sold at auction for more than $350,000, more than...
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In Nantucket, Biden shops, attends Christmas tree lighting

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

NANTUCKET, Mass. - President Biden appeared on the loose Friday in Nantucket. Biden spent more than an hour walking around downtown Nantucket's cobblestone streets, popping...
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Tractor-trailer crash creates traffic mess on South Shore highway

Tractor-trailer crash creates traffic mess on South Shore highway

1 day ago   |   WCVB

A tractor-trailer rollover crash snarled traffic on a busy Massachusetts highway Saturday morning.
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Moderna plans to produce a booster vaccine shot specifically for the new coronavirus variant Omicron

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Moderna has outlined its strategy to address the new coronavirus variant Omicron. KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP via Getty Images Moderna has outlined its strategy to address the new...
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Family: Boy killed by stray bullet at backyard Thanksgiving

Family: Boy killed by stray bullet at backyard Thanksgiving

Family members say a 12-year-old boy was killed by a stray bullet while celebrating Thanksgiving in a San Diego backyard. Read more ...

Mac Jones shines as Patriots take down Titans to win 6th straight

Mac Jones shines as Patriots take down Titans to win 6th straight

New England's rookie quarterback passed for a career-high 310 yards and two touchdowns against the No. 1 see in the AFC. Read more ...

Wilson returns, Jets end skid with 21-14 win over Texans

Wilson returns, Jets end skid with 21-14 win over Texans

HOUSTON - Zach Wilson threw for 145 yards and ran for a touchdown in his return from a sprained right knee, helping the New York Jets rally for a 21-14 win over the Houston... Read more ...

Prepare for not-so-jolly Christmas tree prices, trade group warns

Prepare for not-so-jolly Christmas tree prices, trade group warns

Artificial and real trees will be far more expensive in the US this year thanks to shortgages and supply chain issues, the Christmas tree industry has warned Americans. The... Read more ...

It turns out USC-bound Lincoln Riley was being honest about LSU job before...

It turns out USC-bound Lincoln Riley was being honest about LSU job before leaving Oklahoma

Riley told reporters following Saturday's loss to Oklahoma State that he would not be leaving for LSU. That has proven to be true. Read more ...

Why did the Canadiens fire GM Marc Bergevin? Montreal seeks 'new vision' 5...

Why did the Canadiens fire GM Marc Bergevin? Montreal seeks 'new vision' 5 months after Stanley Cup Final

The Canadiens have fired GM Marc Bergevin, among other members of their front office. Here's what went into the team's decision less than a year after a Stanley Cup Final... Read more ...

Why did the Panthers bench Cam Newton? Matt Rhule gives odd reason for...

Why did the Panthers bench Cam Newton? Matt Rhule gives odd reason for taking out QB

The reunion tour didn't exactly go well on Sunday. Read more ...

Jussie Smollett: A timeline of events as jury selection slated to begin Monday

Jussie Smollett: A timeline of events as jury selection slated to begin Monday

CHICAGO - Jussie Smollett goes to trial Monday on charges that he lied to Chicago police when the former “Empire” actor and R&B singer reported being the victim of a racist and... Read more ...

Esper Claims Defense Dept. Is Improperly Blocking Parts of His Memoir

The former defense secretary sued the agency, saying that portions of the book were being concealed “under the guise of classification.” Read more ...

Wizards can credit Kuzma and Gafford's clutch heroics for their early wins

Washington likely wouldn't have nearly as good a record if not for the duo's big plays crunch time. Read more ...