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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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Will Bernie help re-elect Trump?
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Opinion
Will Bernie help re-elect Trump?
The great horror among a big segment of Democratic voters and officials is a rerun of Hillary versus Bernie in 2016.
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Connected firm lands lucrative MBTA contract
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Local News
Connected firm lands lucrative MBTA contract
A consulting firm led by the son of Gov. Charlie Baker’s 2018 reelection campaign chairman is getting $5.5 million to “humanize the brand” of the MBTA as it embarks on a massive capital projects plan — and deals with bad publicity on a near-daily basis.
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A Democratic resurgence
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Editorial
A Democratic resurgence
For most blacks the primary objective has been to replace Trump with a president who is willing to comply with the Constitution and maintain the power of all three branches of government: the executive, the legislative and the judiciary.
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Progressives sweep Wards 1, 18
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Local News
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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Local News
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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Parking tickets, accessibility vetted at City Council meeting
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Local News
Parking tickets, accessibility vetted at City Council meeting
At the Feb. 26 City Council meeting, Councilor Julia Mejia proposed a hearing order regarding cutting parking ticket costs for low-income families. She issued a hearing order to discuss possibilities for the tickets to be income-adjusted.
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College students march on State House
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College students march on State House
Students, parents and employees from all across Massachusetts marched through the State House on Monday in support of increased funding for public colleges and universities. The “Fund our Future” campaign, which is endorsed by organizations across the state, aims to ensure a debt-free future for students and families.
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Editorial
Warren’s anti-billionaire obsession
When Sen. Elizabeth Warren plugged into an awful history for black men by accusing Mike Bloomberg of saying to a pregnant worker, “kill it,” she unwittingly unleashed a negative reaction to all the false accusations from women.
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Opinion
Bernie breaks socialism stigma
Bernie may or may not beat Trump, but he sure did something a decade or so ago few would have dreamed possible: He made talk of socialism respectable.
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Arroyo promotes race equity office
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Local News
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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