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2 hurt after fire breaks out on 20th floor of Boston high-rise

BOSTON -- A fire at a high-rise in Boston closed down the ramps to I-93 in both directions, along with multiple streets in the area Friday. Drivers were asked to avoid Congress Street around 11 a.m. as firefighters worked to put out a fire on the 20th floor of a building.  The 43-story building at One Congress is under construction, forcing firefighters to enter from the third floor. About 300-400 workers were in the building when the fire broke out, according to Deputy Chief James Green. All construction workers are accounted for. Two workers did need to be evaluated by...
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Protesters gather in Boston after Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

BOSTON – Hundreds of people demonstrated in Boston Friday night in opposition of the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Protesters rallied at Park Street Station before marching through Boston to Copley Square. The Copley Square protest shut down a section of Boylston Street. After a passionate presentation of speakers here, they marched to the State House, filling the street and blocking all traffic.State lawmakers can now determine access to abortion after the Supreme Court's historic decision Friday. In response, Gov. Charlie Baker signed an executive order to protect access to reproductive health care services in Massachusetts. Some protesters expressed...
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Couple sues Boston hospital over loss of baby’s body

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts couple whose prematurely born baby girl died less than two weeks after she was delivered has sued one of Boston’s most prestigious hospitals for losing the infant’s body, denying the parents the opportunity to hold a proper funeral and burial. The lawsuit...
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Rafael Devers has earned extension from Red Sox

Consider me fully onboard the "Extend Rafael Devers Hype Train" rolling up and down the greater New England area. The sweet-swinging, 25-year-old third baseman is in the midst of another marvelous season for the Red Sox. Let’s rewind a year. Last summer, Devers and Xander Bogaerts — the left side...
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Man Charged in Deadly Roxbury Shooting

A man has been charged with murder in a deadly shooting earlier this month in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood. Police said the shooting took place in the Rockland Street area around 9:30 p.m. on June 12. When police arrived at the scene, they found a man, later identified as 20-year-old Jordan...
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Massachusetts Catholic leaders respond to the overturning of Roe v. Wade

Boston’s Cardinal-Archbishop called the ruling "deeply significant and encouraging." Catholic leaders across Massachusetts spoke out in support of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade, the landmark 1973 ruling that made abortion legal at a federal level. The Cardinal-Archbishop of Boston Seán Patrick O’Malley released...
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Somerville attorney arrested at Yarmouth residence by FBI on bribery charges

YARMOUTH – A Somerville attorney was arrested by the FBI in Yarmouth Friday on charges that he engaged in a scheme to bribe the Medford Chief of Police. Sean O’Donovan, 54, was indicted on two counts of honest services wire fraud and one count of bribery concerning programs receiving federal funds. O’Donovan will make an initial appearance in federal court in Boston this afternoon.
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KD describes watching Steph's 'iconic' Game 4 masterpiece

Fair or not, Kevin Durant will forever be looped into conversations with this era of Warriors basketball, even though it has been three years since he left the organization. Media and fans alike wondered what the former Warrior-turned-Brooklyn Nets star thought of Steph Curry leading Golden State to the 2022 NBA title while KD and the Nets were left reeling after a first-round sweep by the Boston Celtics.
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These New England boardwalks are worth a visit this summer

Nothing says summer fun like a stroll along a boardwalk. Here's a selection of boardwalks with beautiful views, great food, arcade games, and more. New England summers bring plenty of boardwalk fun. Some seaside pathways offer shops, restaurants, music, and carnival rides, while others are simply an escape into nature.
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