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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2017 file photo, several New England Patriots players kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Foxborough, Mass. Patriots fans have burned team gear in protest after a number of players kneeled during the national anthem before last weekend's game. More than 100 people came out to Swansea, Massachusetts, on Thursday, Sept. 28 to throw Patriots T-shirts and other team apparel into a fire pit as they waved American flags and sang patriotic songs. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

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NFL teams face fines over national anthem protests under new policy

Players can remain in the locker room if they wish, but teams will be fined if players protest on the field.

// Thousands of BPS students don’t graduate on time. And it’s a problem

About one in five students at public high schools in Boston are at least two years behind academically, a situation that could derail their chances of earning a diploma.

// Jury awards black nurse $28 million in hospital retaliation suit

A Haitian-American nurse who sued Brigham and Women’s Hospital for discrimination and retaliation has been awarded more than $28 million.

// Two big wind farms to rise off coast of Martha’s Vineyard

Massachusetts and Rhode Island officials selected two projects that could add dozens of turbines south of the island.

Boston, MA - 12/20/12 - Brian McGrory, Editor of The Boston Globe. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff)

Globe investigating allegation top editor sent inappropriate text

Editor Brian McGrory said he did not recall the exchange but has told the Globe’s owners that they should try to retrieve the text by whatever means possible.