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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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What you need to know about COVID-19: A third of coronavirus tests are positive in one Florida county


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:54:00 GMT

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The new high comes as many states set records in infection rates and hospitalizations.

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Body found in Methuen identified as man missing from NH since March, FBI says


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:54:00 GMT

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The body was found during an excavation which was the result of a four-month investigation.

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High school student petitions to rename street currently named after Confederate soldier


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:44:00 GMT

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Rain Bellamy started a petition just prior to Juneteenth to change the name of the city street from Bluford Avenue to July Perry Boulevard.

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Long lines as COVID-19 testing blitz begins in 8 Mass. communities


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:42:00 GMT

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The testing sites will be open from July 10 to Aug. 14.

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Valentina Sampaio is the first transgender model to appear in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:20:00 GMT

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After becoming Victoria's Secret's first trans model, Valentina Sampaio is now the first trans woman to appear in Sports Illustrated's swimsuit issue.

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Progress in State House on plans to allow to-go cocktails


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 18:20:00 GMT

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Both branches of the Legislature have now signed off on allowing Massachusetts restaurants to sell to-go cocktails.

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Mayor Walsh on fireworks: 'It's time to stop'


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:52:00 GMT

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Walsh spoke Friday about an 11-year-old child who was recently injured by fireworks.

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Tropical Storm Fay shutters beaches as it heads north


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:51:00 GMT

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Beaches closed in Delaware and rain lashed the New Jersey shore Friday as the fast-moving Tropical Storm Fay churned north on a path expected to soak the New York City region.

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President Trump's rally in New Hampshire postponed because of approaching tropical storm


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:42:00 GMT

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President Donald Trump’s planned rally in New Hampshire has been postponed because of the tropical storm moving up the East Coast.

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Ahead of Boston entering Phase 3 next week, Walsh holds COVID-19 briefing


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:30:00 GMT

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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is scheduled to provide an update on the city's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impact around 1 p.m. on Friday.

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President Trump pointed to European nations in call to reopen schools. Here's how the US compares


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:27:00 GMT

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Scientific advice on when and how to reopen schools has varied across different countries.

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Love to BBQ? Step up your grilling game with these tasty dry rubs and seasoning mixes


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 17:23:00 GMT

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Your guests will be licking their chops.

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Map shows Confederate symbols still standing in the United States. Here's where they are


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:43:00 GMT

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Confederate symbols are being taken down across America, whether by protesters or local leaders. An advocacy group says there are thousands of them still in existence.

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As Confederate monuments come down, some states have laws that protect their removal


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:43:00 GMT

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Dating back decades to as recently as 2019, there are laws in several states that are protecting Confederate monuments from being removed from public places.

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Trump's NH rally postponed; campaign cites weather concerns


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:32:00 GMT

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President Donald Trump’s rally in New Hampshire has been postponed, according to his press secretary, ABC News reports.

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Video: Tropical Storm Fay to impact New England


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:31:00 GMT

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We're going to be on the eastern side of this storm as it moves north through the region.

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Flash flood watch issued for western Mass. ahead of Tropical Storm Fay


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:30:00 GMT

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The storm is expected to drop several inches of rain across southern New England.

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Restoration of Shaw 54th Regiment Memorial in Boston underway


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:26:00 GMT

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The monument recognizes the first all-volunteer black regiment of the Union Army during the Civil War.

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Shaw memorial restoration underway


Created: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:19:00 GMT

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Work to restore one of Boston's most historic monuments is underway after it was delayed because of the coronavirus outbreak.

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