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Kennedy, Markey press for votes on eve of mail-in balloting
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Politics
Kennedy, Markey press for votes on eve of mail-in balloting
With just days to go before mail-in ballots begin arriving in voters’ mail slots, U.S. Senator Ed Markey and U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III crisscrossed the city appealing for votes Sunday.
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2020 Build Black Wealth: FREE Monthly Series
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Arroyo files for police court overtime slips
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Arroyo files for police court overtime slips
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Honor the legacy of John Lewis: vote!
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Editorial
Honor the legacy of John Lewis: vote!
Blacks have been fighting for equality since they first arrived in North America. John Lewis had been on the front lines of the Civil Rights Movement from 1954-1968. Lewis survived numerous confrontations and he took those risks to assure an opportunity of victory for those who were disenfranchised.
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Concerns growing on back-to-school plans
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Local News
Concerns growing on back-to-school plans
With days left before school districts are required to submit plans for reopening schools, school teachers and staff are pushing back on plans for in-person classes, citing factors ranging from the state’s lack of COVID-19 testing capacity to school buildings that lack well-functioning HVAC systems or windows that open.
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McCormack school land grab
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Opinion
McCormack school land grab
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Black Music Matters Festival gives Black country music artists their due
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Arts & Culture
Black Music Matters Festival gives Black country music artists their due
Country Standard Time is hosting the “Black Music Matters Festival” Aug. 2–6 on Facebook Live. The festival is a celebration of Black artists in the country and Americana genres, music categories that promote artists of color far less frequently than white artists.
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Legislature extends session deadline
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Local News
Legislature extends session deadline
Although the Legislature was scheduled to wrap up its business on Friday, July 31, the House and Senate agreed on July 29 to extend the session.
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Creative brand development by Alex Joachim
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Business
Creative brand development by Alex Joachim
Alex Joachim runs a multifaceted branding business providing creative storytelling to clients that run the gamut from local mom-and-pop shops to Fortune 500 companies.
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Have sax, will travel: Joshua Redman talks jazz, pandemic, Boston then and now
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Arts & Culture
Have sax, will travel: Joshua Redman talks jazz, pandemic, Boston then and now
Joshua Redman recently got his original quartet from 1994 back together to record “RoundAgain,” a CD released on July 10. The quartet features Redman on saxophone, Brad Mehldau on piano, Christian McBride on bass, and Brian Blade on drums. The Banner caught up with Redman by phone in late July.
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Senator Nick Collins leads fight for investments in equitable access to technology resources
Last week, the Massachusetts Legislature finalized a $1.8 billion investment bill to modernize our Commonwealth’s technology infrastructure, empower communities disproportionately impacted by the criminal justice system, support early education and care providers, and expand access to remote learning opportunities for vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Congress presses Big Tech on competition
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National
Congress presses Big Tech on competition
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How new guidelines could affect retirement investing
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Financial News
How new guidelines could affect retirement investing
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