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2 scenic New England railroads begin rides this weekend


Created: Wed, 22 May 2019 17:38:22 GMT

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All aboard! The beloved Hobo and Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroads are getting ready to kick off another season.

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New York City nurse says she worked for a week while infected with coronavirus


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 17:06:00 GMT

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She said her diagnosis went undetected because the hospitals where she worked have not been testing staff.

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National coronavirus updates: President Trump warns ‘life and death’ at stake in following new guidelines


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:53:00 GMT

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More than 190,000 coronavirus cases have been reported in the country.

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State tells big-box retailers to stop selling nonessential products


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:50:00 GMT

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"This volume of shopping traffic significantly increases the risk of further spread of this dangerous virus," the state said, announcing the directive.

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Video: Coastal storm to bring rainy, windy conditions


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:50:00 GMT

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Cindy Fitzgibbon breaks down the timeline for when the rain impacts where you live.

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'It takes me a minute to catch my breath': 17-year-old with coronavirus has warning for other teens


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:37:00 GMT

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The teen said she thought she had her usual springtime allergies until she started struggling to breathe.

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Costco, Home Depot limiting customers allowed in stores


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:36:00 GMT

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To prevent further spread of the coronavirus, several stores have altered store hours, announced temperature checks for employees and reduced certain services.

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'It's been really scary': Expectant mothers prepare for childbirth as coronavirus forces hospitals to make changes


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:33:00 GMT

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Pregnant women are preparing for changes in their childbirth plans as hospitals restrict who can visit during their stay.

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State launches investigation into 13 deaths at Holyoke Soldiers' Home


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:28:00 GMT

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Gov. Charlie Baker has hired an attorney to conduct an independent investigation of the facility.

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Boston meal program providing food, toiletries to kids


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:27:00 GMT

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Even though schools across the Bay State are closed until further notice, many are still making sure that students don't go hungry.

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Wimbledon tennis tournament canceled over coronavirus concerns


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:23:00 GMT

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The grass-court grand slam was due to begin on June 29, but a decision was made to scrap the event for the first time since World War II.

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Major retailers have opened only 5 drive-thru testing locations, none available to general public


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:19:00 GMT

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While these retailers have approximately 30,000 locations combined, the Department of Health and Human Services confirmed that there are only five locations from these major retailers that are currently offering drive-thru testing.

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Crews work to transform DCU Center from sports arena to COVID-19 hospital


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:12:00 GMT

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National Guard members and contractors filled into Worcester’s DCU Center on Wednesday as crews transform the sports arena into a field hospital for COVID-19 patients.

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DCU Center being transformed into COVID-19 hospital


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:11:00 GMT

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National Guard members and contractors filled into Worcester’s DCU Center on Wednesday as crews transform the sports arena into a field hospital for COVID-19 patients.

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Small business loans could become target of fraud and a government watchdog is already trying to stop it


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:08:00 GMT

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The Inspector General's office released guidelines for consumers warning of ways the new loan program could be targeted for fraud.

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Local retailer explains why its adding 2% surcharge to all purchases


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 16:02:00 GMT

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"We hope you will embrace the opportunity to thank our associates for their extraordinary efforts."

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Number of Massachusetts residents currently under quarantine more than doubles


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 15:55:00 GMT

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The number of people currently under quarantine in Massachusetts grew sharply over the past week, according to weekly data released by the Department of Public Health.

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Lottery sales drop nearly 30% in March


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 15:43:00 GMT

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The coronavirus pandemic has taken a significant bite out of Massachusetts Lottery sales.

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8 Catholic priests test positive for coronavirus, Boston Archdiocese said


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 15:23:00 GMT

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Eight priests in the Boston Archdiocese have tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Resident of Chelsea Soldiers' Home dies after contracting COVID-19


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 15:18:00 GMT

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A resident of the Chelsea Soldiers’ Home has died after contracting the coronavirus.

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