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Former NFL player Myron Rolle on front lines of coronavirus battle

Former Florida State defensive back and Rhodes Scholar Myron Rolle is now on the front lines fighting coronavirus as a doctor in Boston.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Bruins’ Top 20 Goal Scorers All-Time

The Boston Bruins have had numerous prolific goalscorers in the team’s storied history, which dates back to 1924. Here are the best of the best: the top 20 Bruins’ scorers of all-time. 1. Johnny Bucyk, 545 Goals Nicknamed “Chief,” Bucyk scored a single-season high 51 goals in the 1970-71 campaign, the only year he’d hit the 50-goal plateau. After playing his first two National Hockey League seasons with the Detroit Red Wings, he was traded to Boston, where he played 21 seasons, from 1957...
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Flyers’ Top 20 Goal Scorers All-Time

Founded in 1967, the Philadelphia Flyers have been one of hockey’s most successful franchises over the last half-century. They have the third-highest all-time points percentage among NHL teams, trailing only the Montreal Canadiens and the Vegas Golden Knights, a team that has yet to play three full seasons. This is the Flyers’ 52nd season. Unless the remainder of 2019-20 is cancelled, they will make the playoffs for the 40th time in franchise history, a playoff appearance rate of nearly 77%. ...
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what i'm reading: the body keeps the score by bessel van der kolk

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma is a famous among trauma survivors and the professionals who treat them. I can say without hyperbole or exaggeration that it's one of the most fascinating and meaningful books I've ever read.The Body Keeps the Score is divided into two parts.The first part of the book examines the brain's and body's physical response to trauma. There are essentially two kinds of trauma: the sustained, multiple traumas of childhood abuse an...
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AP sources: MLBers keep service time in deal; draft may trim

NEW YORK — Players agreed to a deal with Major League Baseball that would preserve service time in the event this season is cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic, but left open details of what a reconfigured schedule would look like.As part of the agreement approved by the union Thursday night, players will not challenge the loss of their salaries if no games are played.Management will advance $170 million in salary payments over the first 60 days of the original schedule, and that money...
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GOP Governor Shoots Down Trump’s Plan To End Social Distancing By Easter: ‘Yeah, No’

Getting all of America to ignore the COVID-19 pandemic and stop self-quarantining by Easter? Keep dreaming, says Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R). On Friday, the Republican governor threw cold water on President Donald Trump’s hopes of having Americans back at work by Easter (which falls on April 12) despite the fact that coronavirus outbreak has shown no sign of stopping. As Baker was holding a presser on the coronavirus in Boston, a reporter brought up how Trump has been lobbying for th...
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As It Was: Japanese Falconry in the 1860s

The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston has digitized a Japanese falconry book from the 1860s entitled Ehon taka kagami, or An Illustrated Mirror of Falconry. The woodcuts, by Kawanabe Kyôsai, shows falconry equipment and training methods, as well as the Siberian goshawks that 19th-century Japanese falconers favored.  Some copies of Kyôsai's prints were printed with flecks of mica  embedded in the paper  in order to lend sparkle to the bird's feathers. From: Terrierman's Daily Dose ...
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The top 7 movies on Netflix this week, from 'The Platform' to '2012'

Netflix recently introduced daily top lists of the most popular titles on the service. Streaming search engine Reelgood keeps track of the lists and provides Business Insider with a rundown of the week's most popular movies on Netflix. This week, it includes Spanish-language thriller "The Platform" and disaster flick "2012." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Netflix recently introduced daily top 10 lists of its most popular movies and TV shows. Netflix counts a view if an ac...
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Kelly McCreary on Maggie’s Steamy ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Hook-Up (SPOILERS)

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched the episode of “Grey’s Anatomy” Season 16 titled “Love of My Life.”  Thursday night’s episode of “Grey’s Anatomy” had Dr. Maggie Pierce in rare form, spontaneously engaging in a steamy hook-up at a medical conference with a former resident from her Boston days.  And […]
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Boston & Cambridge Lodging Market: Coronavirus Causing Steep Demand Declines, Closures, Layoffs | By Sebastian Colella

As travel across the country and the world has all but stopped the last few weeks from the threat of COVID19, hotels across the country saw an unprecedented amount of cancellations. The Boston lodging market has been one the hardest hit markets in the United States with demand declining dramatically throughout most of March.
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More than 150 employees at 4 Boston hospitals have tested positive for coronavirus

As medical officials around the country express fears that hospitals will run short on staff, three Boston facilities say a total of 100 hospital workers there have tested positive for coronavirus.
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How child care startups in the U.S. are helping families cope with the COVID-19 crisis

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the lives of billions of people around the world. For many parents with young children in the United States, shelter in place orders implemented in different areas over the past few weeks mean they now spend each day balancing work with taking care of their families. For child care providers, a vital but often underappreciated part of the American economy, the crisis means dealing with economic uncertainty, but also adapting to serve new roles, including providi...
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Mayor Walsh extends order pausing non-essential construction work in the city of Boston

Boston, MA Due to the public health emergency caused by the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) Mayor Martin Walsh  is affirmatively extending th...
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Contest and Fun Freetime: Alastair Moock

Grammy-nominated Boston songwriter Alastair Moock performed multiple online concerts for families and students last week, and he will continue to host shows in the coming weeks for quarantined families on Moock's FaceBook Music Page.Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
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From The Front Lines: 30+ Ways Small Businesses Are Adapting To COVID-19

COVID-19 is wreaking havoc across the globe, and businesses are struggling, especially businesses where face-to-face interaction is required. However, with challenge brings new ways to succeed. Fitness studios, restaurants, medical offices, retail establishments, and community-based organizations are adapting in creative ways to continue to serve their customers in these extreme times. Some of these stories are so inspiring, we simply have to share.   Health And Wellness The health and ...
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San Francisco's public transit system is losing $1 million a week and will shut down train service as ridership plummets amid shelter-in-place order

The city and county of San Francisco's public transit system is shuttering its train and light rail services and replacing them with buses as ridership plummets amid a coronavirus pandemic. Known as Muni for short, the system has reported an estimated $1 million in weekly losses since the virus and subsequent regionwide shelter-in-place order has kept its usual riders into their homes. Public transit ridership is down across the country as the virus continues to spread. Visit Business Insider'...
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Once Upon a Time in Nantucket (And the Superpower that Can Save You in Lean Times)

“I gotta keep breathing. Because tomorrow the sun will rise. Who knows what the tide could bring.” Chuck Nolan (Tom Hanks) Cast Away On March 1, I flew back to Orlando from Boston after attending a documentary filmmaking workshop and started reading on the plane In the Heart of the Sea; The Tragedy of the […]
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More than 100 employees at 3 Boston hospitals have tested positive for coronavirus

As medical officials around the country express fears that hospitals will run short on staff, three Boston facilities say a total of 100 hospital workers there have tested positive for coronavirus.
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Bruins’ Rask Hints at Possible Retirement

Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask is working on the back end of his eight-year contract. Following the end of this season (whenever that may be, as the league is on pause with the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak), he will have one more year remaining before he becomes a free agent. Related: Zdeno Chara – 7 Cool Things About the Big Guy At 33 years old, Rask could be considered in the prime of his NHL career. With goalies at this age in their careers, it’s almost a given that they could cash in ...
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Volunteers rally to produce homemade face masks for coronavirus medical workers

A Brea T-shirt factory was humming Tuesday morning as 150 workers labored at sewing machines or boxed up finished product for shipping. But AST Sportswear wasn’t making T-shirts, its usual ware. Instead, AST workers were making face masks for health professionals dealing with the novel coronavirus. Company chief operating officer Abdul Rashid said he ordered his Brea factory to shift production from T-shirts to masks after seeing appeals for protective equipment on the news last week. “I said, ‘...
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Finding new treatments for muscular dystrophy with CRISPR-Cas9

A new study out of Boston's Children's Hospital has used the gene-editing tool CRISPR-Cas9 to explore the fatal genetic condition called facioscapulohumeral dystrophy (FSHD, one of the family of muscular dystrophies), and to test out the potential utility of various genes involved in this disorder. The research is published in the journal Science Translational Medicine.
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When it came to Opening Day, Red Sox Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski set the standard

With what was supposed to be Opening Day on our minds and looking back at past Red Sox openers, there were few better and no one performed longer in a Boston uniform than Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski.
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COVID-19 Spikes Calls To Suicide Hotlines Nationwide

Cut off from friends and family, faced with the monotony of the interior of your home, mingled only with the prospect of losing your job in a looming economic crisis as a pandemic threatens you and those you love. That’s the reality that millions of Americans face today, and it’s taking a toll. Crisis hotlines around the country are seeing a spike in volume associated with the spread of COVID-19, as anxious and isolated Americans call in for help. Kathy Marchi, director of Boston’s Samaritans...
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COVID-19 Fears Swell In Rural America As Pandemic Erupts In Far Away Cities

DUFUR, Ore. (AP) — The social distancing rules repeated like a mantra in America’s urban centers, where the coronavirus is spreading exponentially, might seem silly in wide-open places where neighbors live miles apart and “working from home” means another day spent branding calves or driving a tractor alone through a field. But as the pandemic spreads through the U.S., those living in rural areas, too, are increasingly threatened. Tiny towns tucked into Oregon’s windswept plains and cattle ra...
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Did You Expect Anything Different?

from Joe Haggerty of NBCSports Boston, It’s been a bad couple of weeks for the Boston Bruins — and more importantly, it’s been even worse for their employees. First, the Bruins were lambasted by the Massachusetts Attorney General for being the last team in the NHL to account for any kind of financial assistance for their TD Garden and Bruins employees once the regular season was put on pause by the coronavirus. Now, Delaware North — the parent company for both TD Garden and the Br...
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People are fleeing cities amid coronavirus. Where are they going?

Data retrieved Airbnb analysis website AirDNA shows that short-term renters are emptying out of cities and heading to more rural areas as coronavirus cases become more widespread.
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Self-reporting app for Covid-19 symptoms for UK research sees 650k downloads in 24 hours

One of the big challenges (among many) with the coronavirus pandemic is that overwhelmed health services do not always know how best to deploy the limited resources that they have to meet the demand of people falling ill with Covid-19. For example, we know that more ventilators and beds will be needed, but where specifically are the outbreaks happening and how can those local areas be served better? Now, an app in the UK called the C-19 Covid Symptom Tracker, developed out of an unlikely corner ...
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Q & A with Blackhawks Prospect Alex Vlasic

Drafted in the second round (43rd overall) of the 2019 NHL Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks was a dream come true for Illinois-native Alex Vlasic. The 18-year-old defenseman had just finished two seasons with the United States National Team Development Program where he put up 28 points (6g-22a) from the blueline. He’s projected to be a shutdown defender who consistently makes good first passes coming out of his own zone. For those wondering, yes he is related to 14-year-old NHL veteran Marc-Edoua...
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Fiery Manhole explosion shuts down Boston train station

A Boston train station was closed after a nearby manhole shot flames high into the air.
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