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Shiva Ayyadurai: The Shock Candidate

The man who claims to have invented email turned from liberal activist at MIT to right-wing candidate against Elizabeth Warren. But what is he really trying to win?

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MBTA Police Looking for a $40,000 Violin Taken from South Station

Update: Tuesday, 4:27 p.m. Police have identified the woman, but alack: still no violin. We have identified and located the female subject relative to the […]

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NWHL Inks Broadcast Deal with Twitter

The National Women’s Hockey League has signed a global broadcast deal with Twitter to stream 19 select games on the social media platform throughout the 2017-18 […]

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Feds Vote to Block Proposed DraftKings, FanDuel Merger

Federal regulators voted Monday to block the proposed merger of rivals DraftKings and FanDuel, the country’s two largest daily fantasy sports sites. Arguing that the resulting company […]

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Severe Thunderstorms, Isolated Tornado Could Hit Massachusetts

Hope you didn’t get too accustomed to all that sun last week. Severe weather is on the way, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) warned in […]

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Michelle Carter Found Guilty in Texting Suicide Case

Michelle Carter, the Plainville woman who encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself in a series of text messages and phone calls, has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter. Judge Lawrence […]

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Amazon to Acquire Whole Foods in $13.7 Billion Deal

E-commerce giant Amazon is betting on groceries—to the tune of $13.7 billion—with its acquisition of Whole Foods, announced Friday. It’s Amazon’s biggest transaction ever, with the […]

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Bruins Tease Their New Uniforms, and It’s a Bit Underwhelming

If you were hoping the B’s would revert to the days of the Big Bad Bruins—at least sartorially—you might be a bit disappointed. The Bruins are one […]

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State Police Increase Patrols at State House After Congressman Shot

Massachusetts State Police are ramping up patrols around the State House, after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot during the Republicans’ Congressional baseball practice […]

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Sunset Grill’s Parent Company Files for Bankruptcy Protection

The parent company of Allston’s most beloved nacho joints has filed for bankruptcy protection. Sunset Partners Inc., which owns Sunset Grill & Tap and Sunset Cantina, […]

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City Council Candidate Does Cartwheel, Actually Quite Good

Corey Dinopoulos is running for Bill Linehan’s old South Boston seat on Boston City Council, facing establishment favorite Ed Flynn, son of former mayor Ray. […]

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The Green Line Was an Absolute Disaster This Morning

If you took the Green Line to work Monday morning—or, more accurately, in the general direction of work—you’re likely reading this through a cataract of flop sweat and despair. Signal […]

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Former Hilltop Steak House Site to Become Luxury Apartments

Four years after the beloved Route 1 restaurant closed its doors, the former Hilltop Steak House site is slated become luxury apartments. AvalonBay Communites has purchased the […]

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Charlie Baker Supports Removing Massachusetts’ Only Confederate Memorial

As states across the country grapple with the question of whether to remove their Confederate monuments, Gov. Charlie Baker indicated he would support ridding Massachusetts—a bastion of the antislavery movement—of […]

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MIT, Harvard Top Latest QS World University Rankings

London-based QS released its annual world university rankings this week, with two local schools sitting high atop the list. MIT ranked No. 1 overall for […]