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In Boston's neighborhoods an uneven response to the coronavirus epidemic

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On Friday, March 27, Jackson received test results confirming he had, indeed, been infected with the coronavirus.
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Arroyo calls for moratorium on mortgages, rents
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Arroyo calls for moratorium on mortgages, rents
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Demonstrators blast Baker on MBTA cuts
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Demonstrators blast Baker on MBTA cuts
MBTA trains have derailed 50 times over the last five years. In that same amount of time, Gov. Charlie Baker has laid off 20% of the maintenance workers who are charged with keeping the trains on track, transit equity advocates say. 
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Progressives sweep Wards 1, 18
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Progressives sweep Wards 1, 18
Boston and Massachusetts may have leaned centrist, but three of Boston’s ward committees veered left, with activists running under a “fresh slate” banner sweeping Wards 1 and 18.
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Hub votes cleave along race and class lines
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Hub votes cleave along race and class lines
Biden’s upset victory in Boston — by a razor-thin margin of 56 votes in the Election Department’s unofficial results — cut largely along race and class lines in the city.
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Black votes matter for Joe Biden
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Black votes matter for Joe Biden
Joe Biden, fueled by strong black support from Little Rock to Roxbury, came out of Super Tuesday with a delegate lead in the Democratic nomination battle for the White House.
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Arroyo promotes race equity office
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Arroyo promotes race equity office
District 5 City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo is advancing a hearing order to explore declaring racism a public health crisis in Boston, with an aim toward creating an independent office to assess whether ordinances and executive orders would exacerbate or reduce inequity in the city.
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Presidential campaigns competing for Mass. votes
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Presidential campaigns competing for Mass. votes
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Deval bows out
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Deval bows out
Deval Patrick ended his long-shot bid for the White House today after a single-digit showing in the key New Hampshire primary left him with a near-impossible pathway to victory.
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Progressives push for takeovers of Boston ward committees
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Progressives push for takeovers of Boston ward committees
When Massachusetts voters head to the polls on Tuesday, March 3, most will have their minds fixated on their presidential candidate of choice. But as fierce as the 12-way race for the party nomination is, many Boston voters will face even more heated battles at the bottom of the ballot, where dozens of candidates are vying for seats on their local ward committees
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Mayor, housing advocates push for transfer fee
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Mayor, housing advocates push for transfer fee
Mayor Martin Walsh is supporting a real estate transfer tax proposal that could raise up to $170 million per year for affordable housing production.
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Hundreds turn out for Turner memorial
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Hundreds turn out for Turner memorial
A crowd in the hundreds packed into the RCC Media Arts Center for a three-hour memorial service for Chuck Turner.
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