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Vandals Spray Paint ‘Nazis’ On NH GOP Headquarters

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Vandals Spray Paint ‘Nazis’ On NH GOP Headquarters

- CONCORD, NH (CBS) — The New Hampshire Republican Party headquarters was hit by vandals Wednesday night. Concord Police received the call Thursday morning and when they arrived on the scene they found the word “Nazis” spray painted on the wall. Police say the vandals also threw rocks through several of the windows and other graffiti had been spray painted on the outside of the building
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Boston rally lands permit; strict boundaries drawn

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Boston rally lands permit; strict boundaries drawn

- The Boston Free Speech Rally now has an official permit and a major alt-right figure has signed back on to speak at the event. Mayor Martin J. Walsh said police will have “zero tolerance” toward any violence during the event, from rally participants or counter-protesters. Organizers say they believe it will draw hundreds more participants than the 100 expected by city officials
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Maine Governor Says Removing Confederate Statues Is Like Losing 9/11 Memorial

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Maine Governor Says Removing Confederate Statues Is Like Losing 9/11 Memorial

- PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Taking down statues of Confederate figures is “just like” removing a monument to victims of the 9/11 attacks, Gov. Paul LePage said Thursday, adding that the white nationalist and far-left protesters in Charlottesville over the weekend were “equally as bad” and “disgusting.” The Republican governor made the comments during an appearance on WGAN-AM when asked for his reaction to the deadly violence in Virginia at a white nationalist protest over the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen
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SeaWorld Euthanizes One Of Its Last Remaining Orcas From The Wild

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SeaWorld Euthanizes One Of Its Last Remaining Orcas From The Wild

- SAN DIEGO (AP) — SeaWorld euthanized one of the entertainment company’s last killer whales to come from the wild, marking the third orca death this year at one of its marine parks. Kasatka died Tuesday evening “surrounded by members of her pod, as well as the veterinarians and caretakers who loved her,” after battling lung disease for years, the company said in a statement
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Bonnie Tyler To Sing ‘Total Eclipse Of The Heart’ During Eclipse

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Bonnie Tyler To Sing ‘Total Eclipse Of The Heart’ During Eclipse

- MIAMI (AP) — Some cruise passengers will have the ultimate soundtrack for Monday’s solar eclipse when Bonnie Tyler sings her hit “Total Eclipse of the Heart” on board. Royal Caribbean says the Welsh singer will be backed on the power ballad by Joe Jonas’ band DNCE for a performance in an outdoor theater on its ship Oasis of the Seas as part of a “Total Eclipse Cruise
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L.L. Bean Boosting Production Of Iconic Duck Boot

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L.L. Bean Boosting Production Of Iconic Duck Boot

- LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — L.L. Bean hopes to give the boot to backlogs of its most iconic product. The Maine-based retailer is expanding production to keep up with demand for its leather-and-rubber “duck boot” with a new manufacturing center that’s being unveiled Thursday. The company also plans to hire more than 100 additional production workers at two locations in Maine. The old boot has done more than soldier on: Annual sales have grown from fewer than 100,000 pairs a decade ago to this year’s projection of 750,000 pairs
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Woman flown to Boston hospital after suffering serious burns on Cape

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Woman flown to Boston hospital after suffering serious burns on Cape

- Woman flown to Boston hospital after suffering serious burns on Cape DENNIS, Mass. — A woman was seriously hurt after being burned at a home in Dennis Wednesday. Firefighters told the Cape Cod Times that they were called to a home on Route 6A around 7 p.m. Off-duty firefighters from Dennis and Yarmouth responded. The woman was flown to a Boston hospital for treatment
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Vehicles, food and clothing vendors banned from Boston Common during 'Free Speech' rally

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Vehicles, food and clothing vendors banned from Boston Common during 'Free Speech' rally

- If planning to be on Boston Common this Saturday, pack your own food and drinks. The city has banned food and clothing vendors from setting up on Saturday, according to an email sent to vendors by the Boston Parks Department published by Universal Hub. "I do apologize for any inconvenience this causes, however, public safety is of the utmost importance to the City of Boston," the email reads
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Powerball Jackpot Now $510 Million

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Powerball Jackpot Now $510 Million

- BOSTON (CBS) – The Powerball jackpot is now worth more than half-a-billion dollars! That’s because there was no winner in the Wednesday night drawing. The numbers were 9, 15, 43, 60, 64 with the Powerball 4. The jackpot now stands at $510 million with a cash value of $324.2 million for Saturday’s drawing.
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Lowell Police Search For Suspect Wanted For Attempted Rape

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Lowell Police Search For Suspect Wanted For Attempted Rape

- LOWELL (CBS) – Lowell Police are looking for a suspect wanted for attempting to rape a teenage girl. It happened around 4:20 Tuesday afternoon on Thirteenth Street. Police say the suspect assaulted the girl and forced her behind a house but she was able to run away to a neighbor. “I didn’t see her at first and then we almost collided,” said Emily Brennan
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Teen, Photographer Meet After Painful First Pitch At Fenway Park

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Teen, Photographer Meet After Painful First Pitch At Fenway Park

- BOSTON (CBS) – When 17-year-old cancer survivor Jordan Leandre strolled to the mound for the first pitch during the Jimmy Fund Telethon, it was emotional. Special. Awesome. No one was thinking about strikes, or balls, until the pitch hit photographer Tony Capobianco below the belt. Wednesday night’s honoree’s, the 1967 Impossible Dream Red Sox, probably didn’t think that was possible. Nor did Jordan, who gave WBZ-TV’s David Wade the play-by-play outside the ballpark
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Thousands expected to march in counter Boston marches

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Thousands expected to march in counter Boston marches

- Thousands expected to march in counter Boston marches WEBVTT BRACINGFOR SIMILAR SCENARIOS.>> THEY NEED TO UNDERSTAND THATIT IS NOT ACCEPTED HERE.WE ARE GOING TO BE A UNITEDFRONT AND YOU WILL HEAR US.>> SHE IS AN ORGANIZER FOR THISRALLY.TH SHOWS OVER 8000 COMMITTAND ORGANIZERS EXPECT OVER20,000.THE GLOBAL NETWORK IS TAKINGPART.EXPECT MEMBERS FROM BOSTON ANDCAMBRIDGE AND CHARLOTTESVILLE,MINNEAPOLIS, AND TORONTO.WHAT ORGANIZERS DO NOT WANT IS AREPEAT OF CHARLOTTESVILLE
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'Cosplay' event on Boston Common postponed due to free speech rally

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'Cosplay' event on Boston Common postponed due to free speech rally

- Some participants planning to counter-protest. NASHUA, N.H. — There is major disappointment among New England cosplay enthusiasts after a picnic planned on Boston Common for Saturday is being bumped because of planned “free speech” rally. Among them is Nashua resident Lindsey Lebrun. “It's really sad,” she said. “It's something that shouldn't be happening.” The cosplay picnic was planned on the Common for the same day as the rally
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Boston 'Free Speech' rally granted permit with strings attached

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Boston 'Free Speech' rally granted permit with strings attached

- Organizers agree to strict security plan Boston 'Free Speech' rally granted permit with strings attached Organizers agree to strict security plan WEBVTT O ISSUE THEM A PERMIT.HOWEVER, WITH SOME STRINGS ATTACHED.>> WE COME TODAY, WE'RE NOT -->> ON THE STEPS OF BOSTON CITY HALL RELIGIOUS LEADERS AND MAYORWALSH HELD HANDS AND PRAYED FOR PEACE TODAY.>> WE SPEAK PEACE OVER BOSTON.WE SPEAK PEACE OVER MASSACHUSETTS
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Mass. Can't Take Down Its Only Confederate Monument

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Mass. Can't Take Down Its Only Confederate Monument

- BOSTON (CBS) – State leaders are trying to determine what should be done with Massachusetts’ only Confederate monument. The monument is located on Georges Island, a national historic landmark, and for that reason the state can’t just take it down. The memorial marker sits on a grassy hill and is covered by wooden planks as the state figures out whether it should stay – or go
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How To Protect Your Eyes During The Solar Eclipse

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How To Protect Your Eyes During The Solar Eclipse

- BOSTON (CBS) – On Monday, August 21, all eyes will be on the solar eclipse, a spectacular sight, but even though the sun will be shaded, it will still be dangerously bright. As Dr. Mallika Marshall reports, if you have the right protection, you can safely enjoy the rare show. “I’ve never seen an eclipse before but I’ve heard it’s a cool experience,” says 22-year-old Simon Archambault who plans to watch Monday’s solar eclipse with a bunch of friends in Boston, but he knows he’s taking a risk
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Man Drowns In Dangerous Current Off Nantucket

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Man Drowns In Dangerous Current Off Nantucket

- NANTUCKET (CBS) – A man who was pulled from the water during dangerous rip currents off Nantucket died Wednesday afternoon. Nobadeer Beach was closed just before noon due to concerns over currents and high waves, which reached as high as 12 feet. Swimmers got out of the water, but Nantucket Police said about 12 remained outside the perimeter without lifeguards. All of those swimmers were in distress, and needed to be rescued by both on- and off-duty lifeguards
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Politics & Government

  • Report: Obama Wants Deval Patrick To Run For President
    Report: Obama Wants Deval Patrick To Run For President

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    BOSTON (CBS) – Speculation about Deval Patrick’s political future is heating up once again. And this time, it appears the former Massachusetts governor would have some very powerful allies if he decides to seek the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination in 2020. Politico reported Tuesday that former President Barack Obama’s inner circle is urging Patrick to run. And Obama himself “has privately encouraged him to think about it,” according to the website
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Sports

  • Rafael Devers game-tying homer, Andrew Benintendi RBI single gives Boston Red Sox extra-innings win over New York Yankees
    Rafael Devers game-tying homer, Andrew Benintendi RBI single gives Boston Red Sox extra-innings win over New York Yankees

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    NEW YORK - The ninth run Andrew Benintendi drove in during the three-game series in New York this weekend was perhaps his most important. Benintendi came to the plate with the bases loaded and one out in the top 10th inning on Sunday night in the Bronx and hit a line drive to right field scoring the go-ahead run for the Red Sox in a 3-2 win over the Yankees
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Business

  • General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt is stepping down
    General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt is stepping down

    , bostonglobe.com

    Boston-based General Electric announced Monday that chief executive Jeff Immelt is stepping down. In a news release, GE said that John Flannery, current president and chief executive of GE Healthcare, will take over as CEO on Aug. 1. “During this time of dynamic global markets and relentless focus on technology and operational excellence, there is no better person to lead GE than John Flannery,” said Jack Brennan, a member of GE’s board of directors
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Technology

  • Mac Computers Hacked With ‘FruitFly’ Surveillance Malware
    Mac Computers Hacked With ‘FruitFly’ Surveillance Malware

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    The hack is thought to be for surveillance as hackers were able to jump into the webcams of the affected computers and take screenshots, though the FruitFly malware has the ability to take over the entire computer. “This didn’t look like cybercrime type behaviour, there were no ads, no keyloggers, or ransomware,” said Patrick Wardle, cybersecurity researcher, via Forbes. “Its features had looked like they were actions that would support interactivity: it had the ability to alert the attacker when users were active on the computer, it could simulate mouse clicks and keyboard events
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Health

Family & Parenting

  • Duxbury Mom Battling Cancer Challenges Others To Help Her Live Longer
    Duxbury Mom Battling Cancer Challenges Others To Help Her Live Longer

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    Duxbury (CBS) – Lindsay McGrath knows she’s in the fight of her life. “I literally dropped to my knees when I got the call when I got the call from my doctor and said this can’t happen to me,” Lindsay said. Just six weeks after her son was born this 36 year-old mother of three children has been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called ocular melanoma
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Society & Culture

  • Maine Governor Says Removing Confederate Statues Is Like Losing 9/11 Memorial
    Maine Governor Says Removing Confederate Statues Is Like Losing 9/11 Memorial

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    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Taking down statues of Confederate figures is “just like” removing a monument to victims of the 9/11 attacks, Gov. Paul LePage said Thursday, adding that the white nationalist and far-left protesters in Charlottesville over the weekend were “equally as bad” and “disgusting.” The Republican governor made the comments during an appearance on WGAN-AM when asked for his reaction to the deadly violence in Virginia at a white nationalist protest over the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Tony club finally admits next-door neighbors Brady, Bundchen
    Tony club finally admits next-door neighbors Brady, Bundchen

    , siouxcityjournal.com

    BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — An exclusive club in the tony town where Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen live has finally admitted the celebrity couple. The Boston Globe reports (http://bit.ly/2tjfRwi ) that The Country Club in Brookline, a leafy and affluent Boston suburb, quietly approved membership for the New England Patriots' star quarterback and his supermodel wife. Brady and Bundchen own a multimillion-dollar mansion next door
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Education

  • Bristol Community College Opens Casino ‘Gaming Lab’
    Bristol Community College Opens Casino ‘Gaming Lab’

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    TAUNTON (CBS) — Bristol Community College is opening a “Gaming Lab,” to train students to be workers in the casino industry. The lab is the first of its kind in Massachusetts and Bristol Community College needed certification from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. Bristol Community College President Laura Douglas says she’s pleased the school could set-up the program. “We are so excited now to have this ability to offer gaming training,” Douglas said
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Travel & Recreation

  • Keller @ Large: Picking Apart The New Pot Bill
    Keller @ Large: Picking Apart The New Pot Bill

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    BOSTON (CBS) — The Massachusetts House and Senate completed work on their new recreational marijuana bill last week, coming to a compromise on tax rates and the path by which individual communities can ban pot sales. The two heads of the Mass. legislature’s Joint Committee on Marijuana Policy, Sen. Pat Jehlen of Somerville and Rep. Mark Cusack of Braintree, sat down with WBZ political analyst Jon Keller to talk about what’s in the new law
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Media & Information

  • Harrison Ford walks around Boston and people on social media get giddy
    Harrison Ford walks around Boston and people on social media get giddy

    , masslive.com

    "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones" star Harrison Ford was spotted trotting around Boston this weekend, and witnesses around the city couldn't help but share their excitement. The man who brought to life the iconic characters of Han Solo and Indiana Jones was accepting an award at the Aero Club of New England on Sunday. Ford is a licensed pilot and aviation advocate, who has even saved hikers in his time on a search and rescue team in Wyoming
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