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2 scenic New England railroads begin rides this weekend


Created: Wed, 22 May 2019 17:38:22 GMT

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All aboard! The beloved Hobo and Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroads are getting ready to kick off another season.

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Police precinct on fire in Minneapolis amid George Floyd protests


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 04:03:00 GMT

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Target said Thursday it's closing 24 stores amid protests in Minnesota after the death of a black man in police custody sparked nationwide calls for justice.

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Disney will deploy ‘social distancing squad’ to help enforce rules


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 03:46:00 GMT

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When Disney World reopens there will be a collection of employees dedicated to ensuring that people are practicing social distancing.

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National coronavirus updates: Rising US job losses stir fears of lasting economic damage


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 03:45:00 GMT

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U.S. unemployment filings suggest businesses are failing or permanently downsizing, economists warn.

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WATCH: Community holds drive-by parade for World War II veteran in hospice care


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 03:43:00 GMT

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A Maine community showed its support for a 99-year-old World War II veteran in hospice care.

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Couple married for nearly 60 years dies from coronavirus days apart


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 02:50:00 GMT

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"I think it's a great blessing that they went together, just less than two days apart. They couldn't stand to be away from each other."

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Doctor's advice to families considering theme park visits


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 02:50:00 GMT

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With theme parks like Disney World and Universal Studios announcing they will reopen in the coming weeks, a Boston Children's Hospital doctor speaks about what the risks are.

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Heartwarming photos from the pandemic to lift your spirits


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 02:36:00 GMT

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People around the world have been joining together and showing support for our medical professionals, essential workers and beyond.

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Tennis given go ahead to resume amid coronavirus outbreak


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 02:34:00 GMT

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The typical tennis court is 78 feet long, which should provide plenty of room for social distancing, but keep track of your balls will be key.

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Video: Warm, humid, threat of storms into weekend


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 02:30:00 GMT

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Kelly Ann has the forecast for Friday and the weekend for Boston, Massachusetts and New England.

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Boston Marathon 'not feasible this year' Mayor Walsh announces


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 02:26:00 GMT

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BAA officials are planning to hold a virtual race instead.

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Mass. expected to announce plan Friday to reopen restaurants


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 02:20:00 GMT

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The Massachusetts Reopening Advisory Board is expected to lay out its plan to reopen restaurants on Friday.

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WIth Boston Marathon canceled due to coronavirus, questions about 2021 qualifications


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 02:18:00 GMT

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Runners who raise money for charity face questions about whether they might be able to run in 2021.

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North End restaurants welcome restaurant guidelines expected Friday


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 02:17:00 GMT

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Friday's announcement will give restaurants guidelines to provide table service, but likely only to customers outside, with adequate social distancing.

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RNC sends North Carolina governor a letter outlining groundwork for a safe convention


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 01:54:00 GMT

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The Republican National Committee and the organizers of its national convention sent North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper a letter on Thursday that outlined its proposals to safely conduct the planned August gathering.

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Cape town bans whale watches, cruises for summer


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 01:28:00 GMT

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The town feared the activities would not be conducive to social distancing in the upcoming summer season, given the risk of spreading the coronavirus.

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‘I needed to do something:’ Fort Leavenworth soldier describes how he stopped active shooter on bridge


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 00:04:00 GMT

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"Most people in my situation would have done the same thing," Master Sergeant David Royer said.

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Gross condemns Minneapolis officers involved in death of George Floyd


Created: Fri, 29 May 2020 00:01:00 GMT

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"That act has set policing back years," Gross said.

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'Sorry, No Mask Allowed': Texas bar pushes back against health measure


Created: Thu, 28 May 2020 23:53:00 GMT

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A tavern near the Lone Star State's capital is banning face masks.

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College roommates help essential workers with essential supplies


Created: Thu, 28 May 2020 23:27:00 GMT

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Their website matches donors with a surplus of supplies to essential workers who have a specific need for items.

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