Pot official wants state to consider a government-run pot bank

With the private sector reluctant, would a state bank make it easier to collect cannabis taxes and prevent theft?

Person killed in crash on I-93 in Boston

A person was killed in a crash on Interstate 93 in Boston Wednesday night, State Police said.

Driver flees after crashing truck into Beverly home

As of Thursday, the fugitive driver was still at large, Beverly police said.

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Commuter rail passengers north and south of Boston are dealing with cancelled trains and the use of a shuttle bus due to “mechanical issues” with equipment.

Legendary Boston Celtics center Bill Russell and coach Red Auerbach are forever linked in history.

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Infamous Boston police tweet was apparently inspired by a plaque at TD Garden

Not everyone is peeved by the Boston Police Department’s tweet about Red Auerbach, the legendary Celtics coach who has his own statue in the city.

Lilian Pahola Calderon Jimenez and her husband, Luis Gordillo, spoke at a press conference in Providence on Feb. 14.

ICE arrested 7 people as they sought permanent status in Mass., R.I.

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials made the disclosure in an affidavit filed in US Boston District Court.

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With no offers despite years of trying, state officials have no plans to market a big site near a train and bus station.


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If WBUR is to change, shouldn’t the “crony culture” change, too?

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Temperatures are expected to fall to the low 30s with light snow on tap for Thursday afternoon.

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By stripping Carlos Wanzeler of his citizenship, Brazilian authorities may be taking a step toward his extradition.

The United States celebrate after defeating Canada in a shootout in the women's gold medal game.

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Tara Sullivan

Our newest American heroes

Goals like the one that brought the US women the gold are destined to be remembered. It was that good. That ridiculous. That remarkable.

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“I loved it,” said Danvers native Meghan Duggan. “Honest to God, honest to God in that moment, I looked up and I was like, ‘Maddie’s smiling. We’re good. We’re good!’”


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Were the Winter Games limited to the best of the best, the athletes would be predominantly from Europe and North America, almost all of them white.

A sign outside a school in Claude Texas in 2016.

Trump raises the question again: Could armed teachers stop shootings?

President Donald Trump said if one of the victims, a football coach, had been armed “he would have shot and that would have been the end of it.”

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Emma Gonzalez comforts a classmate during a CNN town hall meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at the BB&T Center, in Sunrise, Fla. (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)

‘Will you tell me right now that you will not accept a single donation from the NRA?’ student asks Rubio at town hall

Parents, teachers, and students brought their questions and concerns to local leaders — including US Sen. Marco Rubio — Wednesday night. Here are some of the key highlights.

“I don’t want to have to be afraid that whenever a car drives by, [the occupants] could kill myself or my classmates,” said Riley Korhonen, a senior at Francis W. Parker Charter Essential School.

Angry and scared, Mass. students join Florida survivors in gun control fight

A surge of high school and college students in New England are joining the Florida students’ cause, determined this time will be different.

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In the era of #MeToo, President Trump’s behavior would be fireable and career-ruining for most CEOs or celebrities, according to experts. But the Republican Party is increasingly invested in his success.

(STORY EMBARGOED UNTIL FEB 22) Boston, MA- February 13, 2018: Air Force veteran Ron Currier, 63, poses for a portrait with a LUKE Arm at Next Step Bionics and Prosthetics, Inc. in Manchester, NH on February 13, 2018. Air Force veteran Ron Currier, 63, lost both arms in a high voltage accident when he was 20 years old. He is now being fitted with a second LUKE (Life Under Kinetic Evolution) Arm, his right, that will be controlled by electrodes attached to his arm and patterns recognition software. His current LUKE Arm, his left, is controlled with Inertial Measurement Units (IMUs) that are worn on the shoes. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff) section: metro reporter:

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This N.H. firm helped create a prosthetic that moves a new arm in an old-fashioned way

If all goes as planned, Ron Currier will soon have two prosthetic hands controlled solely by muscle signals transmitted from the brain.

Graham drew a big crowd at the Boston Garden when he spoke there on Jan. 17, 1950.

from the archives

Billy Graham once said the devil should be run out of Boston

When the popular evangelist hosted a large gathering in Boston on New Year’s Eve in 1949, he didn’t mince his words: “I doubt that mankind will ever see the year 2000,” he said.

Miss Conduct

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In meetings, I’m really noticing how some men shut down women. I’d like to help put a stop to the problem.

Actress and model Abbey Lee; below as a teenager.

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Modeling’s glamour hides web of abuse

The fashion industry is built on glamour and allure, but many models, especially the very young, know it for something else: sexual exploitation and abuse.

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Most of what Americans know about MS-13 comes from an unreliable source: President Trump.


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The long history of unethical experimentation and mistreatment of black patients could make recruiting a tough sell.


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Traveling on the Red Line was a nightmare for many Wednesday

A train motor failed and a train car derailed, breaking windows on a train and sending smoke into Andrew Station. No one was injured, but many were delayed as the MBTA had to call in buses to ferry riders.


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