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UMass Amherst/WCVB poll shows Mass. voters concerned about COVID-19, economy

UMass Amherst/WCVB poll shows Mass. voters concerned about COVID-19, economy

26 seconds ago   |   WCVB

One of the most important issues facing Massachusetts, according to the poll respondents, is the coronavirus, along with unemployment, the economy, housing, jobs and education.
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Environmental officials say Massachusetts dealing with a serious drought

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

BOSTON - Environmental officials in Massachusetts say the state is experiencing significant drought conditions following months of below normal rainfall and above average...
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I've been a postal worker for 17 years. It's nerve-wracking to see what's happening right now

I've been a postal worker for 17 years. It's nerve-wracking to see what's happening right now

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Chris , 41, is a veteran postal worker in Massachusetts who spoke to Business Insider about what the past few months have been like for him. The US Postal Service has been...
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Another state added to Massachusetts' travel order

Another state added to Massachusetts' travel order

8 hours ago   |   WCVB

The decision reduces the list of lower-risk states, which are exempt from the requirements, to six.
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Fed governor says central bank will partner with MIT on possible digital currency

Fed governor says central bank will partner with MIT on possible digital currency

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Federal Reserve is partnering with MIT researchers to build and test a digital currency, central bank governor Lael Brainard said Thursday. The Fed hopes to gain a better...
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Shark encounters are likely to continue in New England as warming waters and exploding seal populations pull the predators north

Shark encounters are likely to continue in New England as warming waters and exploding seal populations pull the predators north

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A woman died after a great white shark bit her off the coast of Maine two weeks ago. It was the state's first shark fatality ever. Some experts say warming waters along the...
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Medfield hangs on, defeats Quincy

11 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

QUINCY - When Sam Palmer took the mound Thursday, found himself in a very unique situation. Not many skippers would decide to give someone the ball for the first time late in...
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Traveling to RI from Massachusetts? 14-day quarantine order clarified

Traveling to RI from Massachusetts? 14-day quarantine order clarified

12 hours ago   |   WCVB

Officials are clarifying guidelines aimed at restricting travel between Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
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No dice: Casinos denied request to restart craps, roulette

No dice: Casinos denied request to restart craps, roulette

12 hours ago   |   WCVB

The push for another step forward in the reopening process in Massachusetts has come up snake eyes.
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School districts have until today to submit reopening plans

School districts have until today to submit reopening plans

12 hours ago   |   WCVB

Friday is the deadline for school districts across Massachusetts to submit their reopening plans.
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Canada-U.S border restrictions extended to at least September

Canada-U.S border restrictions extended to at least September

The Canada-U.S. border will remain closed to non-essential travel for at least another month. Read more ...

FBI attorney to plead guilty for altering email in Russia probe

FBI attorney to plead guilty for altering email in Russia probe

A former FBI attorney is preparing to plead guilty to altering an email used to obtain a surveillance warrant on former Trump campaign aide Carter Page. The attorney, Kevin... Read more ...

White House: Robert Trump, President Trump's younger brother, hospitalized...

White House: Robert Trump, President Trump's younger brother, hospitalized in New York

Robert Trump, the younger brother of President Donald Trump, is hospitalized in New York, the White House confirmed Friday. Read more ...

Mail-in ballots sent to president, first lady in Florida

Mail-in ballots sent to president, first lady in Florida

President Donald Trump has requested a mail-in ballot for Florida's primary election on Tuesday, despite weeks of criticizing the practice. Read more ...

Democrats tested in first party convention of pandemic era

Democrats tested in first party convention of pandemic era

There will be no physical gathering place, no cheering audience, no balloons. The program will consist instead of a series of online video addresses - half of which will be... Read more ...

VIDEO: Man rescued by police officer after wheelchair gets stuck on train tracks

VIDEO: Man rescued by police officer after wheelchair gets stuck on train tracks

The man's wheelchair got stuck on the tracks before the arms of the railroad crossing came down. Read more ...

California's Ban On High-Capacity Magazines Declared Unconstitutional

California's Ban On High-Capacity Magazines Declared Unconstitutional

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the law violates the U.S. Constitution's protection of the right to bear firearms. Read more ...

Postal Workers Union Endorses Biden-Harris As Trump Threatens USPS

Postal Workers Union Endorses Biden-Harris As Trump Threatens USPS

The president has used baseless voter fraud claims to justify his continued reluctance to fund the postal service ahead of the election. Read more ...

Chicago Bulls fire head coach Jim Boylen

Chicago Bulls fire head coach Jim Boylen

CHICAGO - The Chicago Bulls have fired head coach Jim Boylen. In a statement released Friday, the organization said Boylen has been relieved of his duties and a formal coaching... Read more ...

Facebook is calling Apple out for refusing to reduce its 30% App Store fee...

Facebook is calling Apple out for refusing to reduce its 30% App Store fee for a new Facebook feature that could help small business owners during the pandemic

Facebook said Apple refused to reduce its App Store fee for the social network's new paid feature that could help small business owners during the pandemic. Facebook executive... Read more ...