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Do roads and bridges come before people?
Major political battles in Washington are usually between parties — Democrats vs. Republicans — but the conflict getting the headlines today is between two wings of the Democratic Party.
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Rollins would bring justice to the federal courts
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Rollins would bring justice to the federal courts
An imaginative activist would be delighted to have a U.S. attorney with the background and wisdom of Rachael Rollins.
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Think for yourself and vote wisely
An attentive and involved electorate is what makes a democracy function.
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Police shootings: It’s worse than we thought
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Police shootings: It’s worse than we thought
Fatal shootings of civilians by the police acting in the line of duty has become endemic in American society.
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Tragic accident mustn’t be tainted by conflict
The accidental death of 17-year-old Alonzo J. Polk IV, who drowned in a swimming pool last June at the home of a Dedham High School classmate, is indeed a tragedy. The grief-stricken family is inadvertently creating the impression that the misadventure is somehow race-related.
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Omni Hotel
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Omni Hotel
Economic development by Blacks has been so rare that there is usually a joyous expression when a sizable Black project matures and comes to fruition. There are several reasons for exultation among Blacks with the recent ribbon-cutting of the new Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport.
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There’s no better time to leave Afghanistan
Over the years the U.S. spent an estimated $2.2 trillion in Afghanistan to train and equip its military force and to help build a nation. However, Afghanistan seems to desire a nation run by competing warlords. It seems to work for them.
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Build a better Boston
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Build a better Boston
Now there is a real chance to establish Boston as one of the nation’s truly metropolitan cities. Andrea Campbell and acting mayor Kim Janey both score high enough in the polls, especially when considering the undecided, for at least one to win in the preliminary. But if both win, a new Boston is assured.
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A restoration of professional standards for lawyers
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A restoration of professional standards for lawyers
Even though Donald Trump lost the electoral vote to Joe Biden, 306 to 232, Trump insisted that he really won, and the election was stolen. Millions of voters believed this claim, but Judge Linda V. Parker of the federal district court in Detroit might finally have issued the decision that resolves a legal dispute on the matter.
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Time has run out on the ‘forever war’
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Time has run out on the ‘forever war’
Despite the years of military training and the latest weapons donated by the U.S., Afghanistan forces did not have the will to combat the Taliban.
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Today’s dwindling patriotism
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Today’s dwindling patriotism
In today’s battle for survival against Covid-19, self-centered citizens refuse to receive a cost free inoculation that will secure their fellow Americans from a horrible disease as well as save their own lives.
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Maintain the highest standards
Parents who encourage unprepared or unmotivated students to attend Boston Latin School have not advised wisely.
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