Category: Boston

Pandemic Imperiled Non-English Speakers More Than Others

In March 2020, just weeks into the covid-19 pandemic, the incident command center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston was scrambling to understand this deadly new disease. It appeared to be killing more Black and brown patients than whites. For Latinos, there was an additional warning sign: language. Patients who didn’t speak much, or…

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The Right to Crash Cars Into People

Earlier this week, Florida Republicans enacted a law they claimed would prevent riots in the state. Its real purpose, of course, was to discourage protesting and punish demonstrators. One of the bill’s provisions has received a fair amount of national attention, as it seems to give Floridians permission to attack protesters with their cars. The…

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Boston’s Pizza Restaurant & Sports Bar Demonstrates Strength in 2020 with Impressive Dining Establishment Growth

Casual-Dining Restaurant Franchise Reports Outstanding Development Returns Thanks to Franchisee Resiliency, Non-Traditional Opportunities and Continued Innovations Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Despite the economic challenges of last year and the enormous impact they left on the restaurant industry as a whole, Boston’s Pizza Restaurant & Sports Bar announced its franchise system still achieved an outstanding 20% new…

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Marathon Legend Expense Rodgers Is an Icon of Running’s Past. His New Tracksmith Collab Reveals Its Future.

Picture this: You’re ready to sprint into action and set a new PR, but instead of wearing your go-to moisture-wicking running shirt and lightweight 5-inch workout shorts, you’re wearing heavy sweats that’ll weigh you down as you perspire and a ratty T-shirt made of questionable material that’s bound to fuel some serious nipple-chafing nightmares. No,…

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Michael Kopech allows 1 run in 3-plus innings in his first start since 2018 as the Chicago White Sox win 5-1 to sweep the Boston Red Sox in a doubleheader

BOSTON — The Chicago White Sox needed a starter for the second game of Sunday’s split doubleheader against the Boston Red Sox. Michael Kopech was ready for the assignment. The hard-throwing right-hander allowed one run on one hit with four strikeouts and one walk in three-plus innings in his first start in 31 months, and…

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SolarWinds hacking campaign puts Microsoft in hot seat

BOSTON (AP) — The sprawling hacking campaign deemed a grave threat to U.S. national security came to be known as SolarWinds, for the company whose software update was seeded by Russian intelligence agents with malware to penetrate sensitive government and private networks.Yet it was Microsoft whose code the cyber spies persistently abused in the campaign’s…

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Twins, Wolves, Wild Postpone Games Following Cops Shooting

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In the raw aftermath of another killing of a Black man by police in Minnesota, there was no place for pro sports in the Twin Cities on Monday.The Minnesota Twins, Wild and Timberwolves all postponed their games a day after the shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright following a traffic stop in a…

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Boston in the 1970s

Here’s a collection of some of the sights and events taking place in and around Boston from 1970 to 1979. Below, images of the blizzard of 1978, a victory parade for the Bruins after they won the 1970 Stanley Cup, enforcement and opposition to school segregation by busing, a Celtics game in Boston Garden, urban…

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How Brunswick IT enables digital business

About | Martha Heller brings you career advice, job changes and best practices from CIOs in the trenches. CIO Mike Adams shares how the company has designed its digital and data platforms to put the customer at the center of its products, services, and digital ecosystem, underpinned by enterprise architecture. Photo credit: Brunswick Mike Adams…

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Could your smartphone hold clues to early Alzheimers illness?

First data collected in global Alzheimer’s wearable project The development of a wearable to detect early Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases years before symptoms show has taken a step closer to reality today, as UK charity Alzheimer’s Research UK announces a partnership with Boston University that will see the first digital data flowing into its…

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Red Sox lefty Rodriguez scratched for opener with ‘dead arm’

Boston Red Sox lefty Eduardo Rodriguez will have to wait a little longer before returning to a big league mound.The Red Sox on Friday scratched Rodriguez as their opening day starter because of a “dead arm.” Nathan Eovaldi will instead face the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park on April 1.Manager Alex Cora said Rodriguez missed…

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