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Who Gets to Be an Expert on Student Loans?

1 hour ago   |   The New Republic

September 2022 will mark two decades since Ashley Pizzuti took out the loans she says have “imprisoned” she and her husband. The couple met at the now-shuttered Brooks...
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The Fight for $15 Is Moving Beyond the Minimum Wage With a Bold New Idea

1 hour ago   |   The New Republic

In El Salvador, Ingrid Vilorio was a beautician with her own studio. But when her autistic son turned five, she and her husband chose to give up the autonomy of owning a...
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McCaughey: Americans being sold out by government insiders

9 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The Washington, D.C., wheeler-dealers are making patsies out of the rest of us. Members of Congress get million-dollar-plus expense accounts, lifetime pensions and lavish...
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Qualities to look for in a post-retirement job

9 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The notion of relaxing on a beach all day in one's golden years is still a retirement dream for millions of adults across the globe. But many individuals also harbor a desire...
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White House is set to put itself at center of US crypto policy

14 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The Biden administration is preparing to release an initial government-wide strategy for digital assets as soon as next month and task federal agencies with assessing the risks...
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Cruise ship heads to Bahamas after U.S. judge orders seizure

15 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

MIAMI - A cruise ship that was supposed to dock in Miami sailed to the Bahamas instead after a U.S. judge granted an order to seize the vessel as part of a lawsuit over unpaid...
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Ticker: Pot taxes outpace booze in Massachusetts; Weber Grills apologizes for ill-timed meatloaf recipe

16 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Excise taxes for marijuana sold for adult recreational use exceeded alcohol excise taxes for the first time in Massachusetts, reflecting growing marijuana sales that reached...
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Get ready to wait: IRS overloaded as tax season begins

17 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - Count 30-year-old Ethan Miller among that subset of Americans who are actually eager to file their taxes once income tax filing season opens on Monday. The...
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How has the search for a new coach and GM been so far? And what does Bill Polian's involvement mean? 4 questions for the Chicago Bears

18 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   3 articles

The Chicago Bears have been busy since firing Ryan Pace and Matt Nagy on Jan. 10. The team is in the process of interviewing 15 general manager and 11 coaching candidates, and...
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Omicron spreads in New Zealand, spoiling prime minister's wedding plans

Omicron spreads in New Zealand, spoiling prime minister's wedding plans

22 hours ago   |   Politico

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is postponing her wedding after announcing new Covid-19 restrictions Sunday following the discovery of nine...
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The Fight for $15 Is Moving Beyond the Minimum Wage With a Bold New Idea

In El Salvador, Ingrid Vilorio was a beautician with her own studio. But when her autistic son turned five, she and her husband chose to give up the autonomy of owning a... Read more ...

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Who Gets to Be an Expert on Student Loans?

September 2022 will mark two decades since Ashley Pizzuti took out the loans she says have “imprisoned” she and her husband. The couple met at the now-shuttered Brooks... Read more ...

Eastern Massachusetts high school scores and highlights from Sunday

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EU ministers meet to deter Russia from invading Ukraine

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Activist sues Gottheimer, Sussex Democrats over Oath Keeper allegations

Activist sues Gottheimer, Sussex Democrats over Oath Keeper allegations

A conservative activist from Sussex County filed a lawsuit last week against the local Democratic Party, two and a half months after filing a similar lawsuit against Rep. Josh... Read more ...

1 Republican argues for a narrower approach to changing a 19th century...

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5 fixes for the Patriots in 2022: No. 5 - Create more cap flexibility

The bulk of the Patriots' rebuild is over. Now, the hardest work begins. After making the postseason again, the Pats are working to grow from playoff team to title contender... Read more ...