A woman walked past a boarded-up storefront that was painted by neighbors in Ferguson, Mo., on Thursday.

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On Thanksgiving in Ferguson, a pause to protests

The scene in Ferguson today was a stark contrast to previous days of outrage.

Thousands of Boston-area Verizon FiOS subscribers won’t be able to watch programs such as some National Football League games, featuring stars like Dallas’s Tony Romo (above), because of a showdown between the cable service and the owners of WFXT-TV (Fox 25).

About 400,000 Mass. FIOS customers lose Fox 25

The station and Verizon were unable to reach an agreement before Thanksgiving.

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Unable to watch the NFL on Thanksgiving? Track the scores and updates here.

Russ Berg delivered heating oil for Noar’s Oil, of Worcester. Dealers may see an uptick in business as prices moderate.

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Heating oil prices fall as natural gas prices start to rise

The average price for heating oil in the state this week, $3.33 a gallon, is more than 50 cents less than a year ago.

Forecasters predict 2 to 4 inches of snow tonight

By this morning, the snow, sleet, and rain had stopped, but the Bay State’s east coast may see snow overnight.

High school football

Xaverian’s Jake Farrell reacts after a long touchdown run against St. John’s Prep.

Matthew J. Lee

Xaverian’s Jake Farrell reacted after a long touchdown run against St. John’s Prep.

Newton North running back Mike Gately gets a face full of snow as he was brought down by Brookline’s Tylen Rose.

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Newton North running back Mike Gately got a face full of snow as he was brought down by Brookline’s Tylen Rose.


St. John’s Prep quarterback Oliver Eberth threw two touchdown passes against Xaverian.

Matthew J. Lee

St. John’s Prep quarterback Oliver Eberth threw two touchdown passes against Xaverian.


Volunteers work to clear the field of snow at Newton North High School.

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Volunteers worked to clear the field of snow at Newton North High School.

St. John’s Prep Owen Rockett caught a touchdown pass as he is hit by Xaverian’s Peter Thorbahn.

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St. John’s Prep Owen Rockett caught a touchdown pass as he is hit by Xaverian’s Peter Thorbahn.

Wakefield head coach Mike Boyages (second from right) is joined by players, cheerleaders, and fans to assist in clearing the field.

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Wakefield head coach Mike Boyages (second from right) is joined by players, cheerleaders, and fans to assist in clearing the field.

Local teams battle on Thanksgiving

Was your team victorious in its Thanksgiving rivalry? A roundup of high school football results from around the region.

In Peter Capodilupo’s final game as head coach, Newtown North beat Brookline, 41-13, on Thanksgiving.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

Coach Peter Capodilupo will be missed at Newton North

Capodilupo was more than a football coach; he was a teacher and an inspiration.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

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Red Sox acquisitions, college football playoffs, Tom Brady and Rajon Rondo — there’s a lot for a sports fan to be thankful for.

A Thanksgiving parade float in 2013.

How many US communities are named ‘Plymouth?’

Plymouth may be best associated with Massachusetts, but 30 US cities, towns, and townships share the name.

Music Gift Guide

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New holiday releases from The Living Sisters, Idina Menzel, Darius Rucker, the cast of “Nashville,” and more.

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DVD collections feature Whitney Houston, James Brown, Depeche Mode, and other artists.

Opinion

Stephen Crosby

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A key feature of the 2011 gaming law was to establish a research plan.

The Big Picture

Nia Richardson, 16, of Roxbury, wets the reed of her saxophone as she prepares for practice in Jamaica Plain Nov. 19.

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English High’s marching band

The marching band at English High brings back a tradition that has been dormant at Boston public schools for about 40 years.