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August 23, 2019

With Jay Inslee Out, Tom Steyer Sees Opportunity in Democratic Primaries

Google Jay Inslee, the progressive Washington governor who dropped out of the 2020 presidential race Thursday, and the first hit you'll see is an advertisement for another candidate, one with arguably less name recognition.
August 23, 2019

Wayfair’s first brick-and-mortar retailer is now open in Mass.

Wayfair’s first brick-and-mortar store opened Wednesday at the Natick Mall, and it’s offering a shopping experience straight out of the future.
August 23, 2019

Fox News Hands Sarah Huckabee Sanders Job in Latest Trump Administration Transition to Cable News Network

Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is the latest Trump administration figure to make the jump from the White House to Fox News.
August 23, 2019

Former Ambassador Can’t Explain Trump’s Feud with Denmark over Greenland: ‘There’s No Logic to What He Says’

Even a former American ambassador can't make sense of President Donald Trump's rationale for feuding with longtime ally Denmark over his interest in acquiring Greenland — an autonomous Danish region that is not for sale.
August 23, 2019

‘Unbelievably unifying’: Targeted by anti-Semitism, Mass. Jewish leaders double down on love

After an arsonist lit two fires at the Chabad Center for Jewish Life of Arlington-Belmont in May, Rabbi Avi Bukiet talks about what’s come out of the surreal months since with optimism.
August 23, 2019

Border Patrol Rep Dismisses Claims Migrant Children Are Jailed Because They Have ‘Recesses,’ ‘Healthcare’ and ‘Good Meals’

President of the National Border Patrol Council Brandon Judd has claimed that detained migrant children are not being jailed, arguing that they have "recesses," access to "healthcare" and are fed "very good meals."
August 22, 2019

Indiana KFC Worker Arrested for Stabbing Fellow Employee Soon After Getting Fired

A man has been arrested after he allegedly stabbed a KFC worker in Indiana, soon after he was fired from a job at the same restaurant.
August 22, 2019

Man fatally struck by commuter rail prepare in Gloucester

Commuter rail passengers were facing delays on several lines Thursday morning after authorities say a person was struck by a train in Gloucester.
August 22, 2019

A former Mass. State Police union president and a lobbyist have been charged with fraud. Here’s what we all know.

Federal authorities arrested the former president of the Massachusetts State Police union Wednesday, alleging that he pocketed tens of thousands of dollars through embezzling cash and accepting kickback payments from a lobbyist since 2012.
August 22, 2019

After Iowa State Fair, College Democrat Support for Elizabeth Warren Climbs, Bernie Sanders Still on Top

Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are neck and neck for the Democrat college student vote and the Iowa State Fair seemed to play to their benefit.