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WooSox in Polah Pahk? PawSox headed to a new home

The Pawtucket Red Sox have concluded a lengthy search for a new home by choosing Worcester for a modern ballpark, closing an era for the minor league affiliate in Rhode Island that dates to 1973, the team announced Friday. PawSox chairman…

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The 2 Democrats running to take on Charlie Baker have some big ideas to fix traffic and the MBTA

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Hoping to gain traction against Gov. Charlie Baker, the two candidates in the Massachusetts Democratic gubernatorial primary race are trying to capitalize on a perennially sticky issue. Transportation ...

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We waited a long time for a movie like 'Crazy Rich Asians' — and that's too bad

Michael Tow has already seen the movie “Crazy Rich Asians” four times and helped organize a buying spree to sell out an advance screening last week at AMC Loews Boston Common. “As an Asian actor and producer, there are not many of us.

25 thoughts from the Patriots' preseason win over the Eagles

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Twenty-five thoughts on the Patriots' 37-20 win over the Eagles. Why 25? Because neither you nor I need 37 for a preseason game, that's why . . . 1. We'll forget all about the circumstances and the stats from this one when the real games…

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Live updates from the Patriots-Eagles preseason game

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The latest from Foxborough: Fourth quarter. Danny Etling enters the game for the final three minutes. Brian Hoyer finished the game with five completions on 13 attempts. He threw for 32 yards and one touchdown. Patriots 37, Eagles 20:…

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On Cape Cod, wary beachgoers learn to swim at their own risk

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TRURO — One day after a shark seriously injured a New York man in the waters off a remote Cape Cod beach here — a feeding ground for seals and the site of frequent shark activity — the ocean was supposed to be off limits and signs warned…

Thursday, Aug 16

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Alex Cora is helping the Red Sox reverse a historic trend

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Amid the plaudits the 2018 Red Sox have received, one particular accomplishment has gone somewhat overlooked. And, in the context of the team's long history, it's one of the striking achievements of Alex Cora's first year as manager. The…

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How Philadelphia media is covering the Patriots-Eagles Super Bowl rematch

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When the Patriots meet the Eagles on Thursday night in a rematch of Super Bowl LII, Bill Belichick's team will be focused on their own player evaluations, not exacting revenge. The Patriots head coach has zero interest in looking back to…

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'We need more details' about Cape shark attack before determining species, shark expert says

The state's leading shark expert said he's waiting to collect additional information about a shark attack that happened off a Truro beach Wednesday afternoon before he can determine what type of shark may have been responsible for biting a…

5 things to know ahead of the Super Bowl LII preseason rematch

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The Patriots will play their second preseason game of 2018 Thursday. Here's what you need to know before they take on the Philadelphia Eagles: Tom Brady has said he will play. He didn't log a snap during the preseason opener against the…

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Seals are washing up dead on Maine beaches and stranding in high numbers. Here’s what we know.

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In just three days, 40 seals washed up on Maine beaches. Ten of them were alive and rescued. But 30 of the marine mammals that appeared from Sunday to Tuesday on the shoreline — stretching from Kitter...

Morning sports update: Dion Lewis says he had to move on because the Patriots 'didn't want me'

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Wilson Ramos had three extra-base hits and three RBIs — including one triple that took an odd bounce off the wall — as the Phillies beat the Red Sox 7-4 on Wednesday night. Nathan Eovaldi allowed three runs and seven hits in five innings…

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A man was bitten by a shark off Cape Cod. Here's what we know.

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A 61-year-old man was bitten by a shark Wednesday afternoon near Longnook Beach in Truro, according to officials. He was then transported by medical helicopter to a Boston hospital. Here's what we know about the incident as of Wednesday…

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Man suffers wounds in shark attack at Cape Cod beach

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A 61-year-old man suffered puncture wounds to his hip area late Wednesday afternoon in a shark attack on Cape Cod and flown by helicopter to a Boston hospital for treatment, according to officials. Truro Assistant Harbormaster Gary…

Wednesday, Aug 15

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More than 300 newspapers join Globe effort on freedom of the press editorials

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More than 300 news publications across the United States have committed to a Boston Globe-coordinated effort to run editorials Thursday promoting the freedom of the press, in light of President Trump's frequent attacks on the media. Some…

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The message was clear with Tom Brady's tweaked contract: Bill still reigns

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The performance-based incentives the Patriots added to quarterback Tom Brady's contract are performance art more than a dedicated attempt to bump up Brady's below-market QB compensation. What appears to be done to appease Brady actually…

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More than 30 people overdose on synthetic marijuana at Connecticut park

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Authorities say more than 30 people have overdosed from suspected synthetic marijuana at or near a Connecticut city park. RELATED: What is synthetic marijuana? Officials say most of the overdoses happened on the New…

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Aly Raisman, at odds with USA Gymnastics, isn't backing down

The most important event on the American gymnastics calendar, in a non-Olympic year, is in Boston this week. One of the best gymnasts the US has ever seen, a three-time Olympic gold medalist and member of the greatest US team, lives 20…

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What we know about the marijuana dispensaries poised to open in Massachusetts

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No, they’re not open yet. But more than a half-dozen locations are inching closer toward becoming the first dispensaries in Massachusetts where people can legally buy marijuana for recreational use. H...

Patriots rookie J.C. Jackson channels adversity into hard work

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FOXBOROUGH — How one responds when something they love is torn away often serves as a barometer of character. To wallow in self-pity is to admit you’ve been conquered. The alternative? Hunker down, bu...

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‘I made a lot of bots really angry’: Somerville mayor doubles down on Sam Adams boycott

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Days after he said he would boycott Samuel Adams beer, Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone is not alone in his criticism of Boston Beer Co. founder Jim Koch’s expressed gratitude for tax cuts under the ...

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Morning sports update: Lane Johnson hopes Patriots fans ‘raise hell’ during Thursday’s preseason game against the Eagles

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Pinch-hitter Brock Holt hit a tiebreaking solo homer as the Red Sox beat the Phillies 2-1 on Tuesday night. Rick Porcello struck out 10 in seven innings for Boston, who improved to 86-35. Lane Johnson ...

Tuesday, Aug 14

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Red Sox top Phillies 2-1, improve to 86-35

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pinch-hitter Brock Holt hit a tiebreaking solo homer, Rick Porcello threw seven impressive innings and the major league-leading Boston Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 Tu...

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Bear makes an unlikely stop in a Connecticut liquor store

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BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — A bear took a stroll into an unlikely snack venue — a Connecticut liquor store. The mid-sized creature lumbered across a parking lot in Bristol Monday afternoon, getting close enough to the entrance of Crazy Bruce's…

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An Eagles fan is trolling the Patriots with a billboard near Gillette Stadium

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They just can't quit gloating. A Philadelphia Eagles fan who apparently lives in Massachusetts is trolling the New England Patriots by purchasing an electronic billboard ad on Route 1 near Gillette Stadium that exults in the Eagles' Super…

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Tom Brady says he ‘absolutely’ plans to play against the Eagles in Patriots’ second preseason game

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He didn’t log a snap during the Patriots’ preseason opener against the Washington Redskins, but quarterback Tom Brady said he “absolutely” plans to play against the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday in ...

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Assaults by Taliban raise questions about US plan for peace

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A year after the Trump administration introduced its strategy for Afghanistan, the Taliban are asserting themselves on the battlefield even as U.S. officials talk up hopes for peace. ...

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'I will never drink Sam Adams beer again!' Somerville's mayor fumes at founder's praise for Trump

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In the Boston area, Sam Adams beer is as ubiquitous as Patriots fans and dropped Rs. But Somerville's mayor won't be drinking it anytime soon. Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone took issue with Boston Beer Co. founder Jim Koch heaping…

Monday, Aug 13

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A Mass. man killed himself during a traffic stop in Maine. Police found a woman's body in his trunk.

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A traffic stop in Maine last week resulted in a Massachusetts man's suicide and a startling discovery — a woman's body in his trunk. Authorities say the driver, identified as Gyrth Rutan, 34, of Sturbridge, Massachusetts, was pulled over…

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What Tom Brady's new helmet could mean for his Patriots future

For Patriots fans searching for clues about Tom Brady's future plans, look no further than the latest adjustments to his contract and the hard plastic shell atop his head. The quarterback's restructured deal pushed money into the future,…