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Why can’t I fix my own phone, toaster, or tractor?

As critically ill COVID-19 patients started showing up in droves at emergency rooms around the world, ventilators became a crucial technology keeping patients alive. When hospitals’ own resources became overwhelmed, the Strategic National Stockpile dusted off and distributed thousands of the life-support machines throughout the country. But not all were in working condition. J. Scot Mackeil, a biomedical technician with more than 40 years of experience, worked on a team tasked with inspecting ma...
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There are 10 days until Election Day. Here's what you need to know

Early voting begins Oct. 24, for registered voters in New York. For prospective voters in Massachusetts, today is the last day to register to vote.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Why Is Socialism Becoming Less Scary?

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis.  In her extraordinary new documentary film, “The Big Scary ‘S’ Word,” director Yael Bridge examines the surprising rebirth of American socialism. “Socialism is as American as apple pie,” notes one of the film’s interviewees, Harvard University philosopher and activist Cornel West. That statement becomes the film’s theme.  Of course, many would dispute West’s statement. “America will never be a socialist country,” P...
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I live in Canada where the temperatures dip below freezing in the fall — this compact patio heater is letting me enjoy my deck well into winter

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Steph Coelho/Business Insider The powerful heat output of the Mr. Heater Buddy Heater let me spend a few more hours outside on my deck at home in Canada, where the winters can be harsh and temperatures dip below freezing even in the fall. With the novel coronavirus making outdoor time more precious than ever, this patio heater extends the time I can comfortably use my outdoor space this season.Its ...
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PR: Jeff Kinney Joins Virtual Kids Love Comics Channel at BCC 2020 Live

Jeff Kinney Joins Virtual Kids Love Comics Channel at BCC 2020 Live BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - October 23, 2020 - Baltimore Comic-Con is going virtual October 23-25, 2020 at BaltimoreComicConLive.Com, and once ag...
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Trump says that windmills kill 'all the birds' after saying he knows 'more about wind' than Biden

U.S. President Donald Trump reacts during the third and final presidential debate with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S., October 22, 2020. REUTERS/Jim Bourg/Pool Donald Trump told Joe Biden during Thursday's presidential debate that 'I know more about wind than you do' and said wind turbines kill 'all the birds.' It came amid a discussion about Biden's plan to invest in green energy and build wind turbines. The Democratic preside...
Tags: Politics, News, Massachusetts, US, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Election 2020, Wildlife Service, Nashville Tennessee, Belmont University, National Republican Congressional Committee, Trump 2020

United States: Massachusetts Voters To Decide Whether OEMs Must Design Cars To Share Telematics Data - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

On November 3, 2020, Massachusetts voters will go to the polls for the second time in less than a decade to consider a "Right to Repair" ballot initiative.
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al.divino & DJ Muggs – “Kilogram” (Album Review)

al.divino is a 26 year old MC/producer from Massachusetts that I’ve been following for a couple of years now. Dude’s been steadily dropping projects since 2015, with the last one being the Futurewave-produced Kataklizm this past summer. But to continue his grind, al.divino is enlisting the West Coast veteran DJ Muggs himself to drop Kilogram exclusively on the Soul Assassins website. The album kicks off with “Jansport”, where al.divino talks about that pusher life over a horn loop. The next tra...
Tags: Reviews, Massachusetts, Singapore, Albums, Jazz, West Coast, RLX, Larry Davis, Dj Muggs, Estee Nack, Al.divino

Ban of Blackjacks, Billy Clubs, and Batons to go before Ninth Circuit

Early 20th Century police batons in Edingburg Police Centre Museum by Kim Traynor CC BY-SA 3.0, cropped and scaled by Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-( One of the very few Second Amendment cases heard by the Supreme Court in the last decade was Caetano v. Massachusettes, decided March 21, 2016. The Court has held that “the Second Amendment ex-tends, prima facie, to all instruments that constitute bearable arms, even those that were not in existence at the time of the founding,” Distric...
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Moderna just finished recruiting 30,000 people for its coronavirus vaccine trial. One graph reveals how the biotech slowed down its research to recruit more minorities.

A volunteer receives an injection from a medical worker during the country's first human clinical trial for a potential vaccine against the novel coronavirus, at Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto, South Africa, June 24, 2020. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko The coronavirus vaccine frontrunner Moderna has finished enrolling volunteers for its final clinical trial, the biotech said Thursday.  The 30,000-person study is expected to produce data showing whether or not the vaccine prevents symptomatic ...
Tags: Health, Science, Massachusetts, US, Trends, Healthcare, Pfizer, Business Insider, Soweto South Africa, Moderna, Siphiwe Sibeko, Andrew Dunn, Stéphane Bancel, Coronavirus, Bancel, Coronavirus Vaccine

Romney Emerges As Yet Another GOPer Who Did Not Vote For Trump

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) said he did not cast his vote for President Trump in the presidential election, according to CNN on Wednesday. Romney, who has become as a vocal critic of Trump, already voted in Utah. According to CNN, Romney would not indicate whether he voted for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden or wrote in another candidate. “I did not vote for President Trump,” Romney told CNN on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. When asked who earned his vote, the Utah Republican senator told CN...
Tags: Utah, News, Maryland, Senate, Massachusetts, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, Ronald Reagan, Mitt Romney, Capitol Hill, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Baker, Trump, Hogan

Mapped: Coronavirus pushes California to nation’s 3rd highest jobless rate

With debate swirling over California’s tough pandemic-limiting tactics, new federal job stats show the state has the nation’s third-highest unemployment rate. Many business leaders think Gov. Gavin Newsom has been too cautious in reopening the state’s economy in the battle to slow the spread of coronavirus. And even the governor has admitted he’s being “stubborn” after a first round of reopenings in late spring were reversed. My trusty spreadsheet found some of the limitation’s economic pain in ...
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Five things to know about Kristen Welker, the moderator of the final presidential debate between Biden and Trump

NBC News White House Correspondent Kristen Welker. Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Kristen Welker, a veteran NBC News journalist, will host the final presidential debate on Thursday between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden. Welker will become the second Black woman to moderate a presidential debate solo. The first was ABC News journalist Carole Simpson during the 1992 election. A Philadelphia native, Welker was an intern at "Today" in 1997 and g...
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OxyContin maker to plead guilty in $8 billion settlement

By MICHAEL BALSAMO and GEOFF MULVIHILL | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, the powerful prescription painkiller that experts say helped touch off an opioid epidemic, will plead guilty to three federal criminal charges as part of a settlement of more than $8 billion, Justice Department officials told The Associated Press. The company will plead guilty to three counts, including conspiracy to defraud the United States and violating federal anti-kickback...
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‘Kindred Spirits’ host Amy Bruni explains how to talk to ghosts, and shares a Queen Mary scare in new book

Amy Bruni said she has learned plenty about ghosts through decades of paranormal investigation. The now 44-year-old former star of the reality television series “Ghost Hunters” and current co-host and producer of Travel Channel’s “Kindred Spirits” grew up in a haunted house in Alameda, Calif. and says she had her first encounter with the spirit world at the age of six. Since then, she said she’s been to hundreds of haunted locations around the world and has experienced countless paranormal activ...
Tags: Halloween, Books, California, Massachusetts, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Vw, Long Beach, Northern California, Henry, Mary, Borden, Alameda Calif, Lizzie Borden, Bruni

Morning Docket: 10.21.20

* The Department of Justice has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google. Don't get it, people still use Ask Jeeves, AOL Keywords, and Prodigy, right...? (I'm really dating myself here!) [Wall Street Journal] * Lawyers at Jones Day have purportedly donated far more money to Joe Biden than President Trump, even though the firm is working on President Trump's re-election campaign. [Reuters] * The Los Angeles District Attorney and her husband are being sued over an incident earlier this year ...
Tags: Google, Supreme Court, Law, La, Massachusetts, Los Angeles, Joe Biden, United States, New Hampshire, Fox News, Department Of Justice, Wall Street Journal, Alphabet, Trump, Reuters, Supreme Court of the United States

The 9 biggest takeaways from 'Totally Under Control,' a new documentary filmed in secret about the Trump administration's coronavirus response

The official poster for "Totally Under Control," a new documentary about the US government's response to the coronavirus pandemic. Courtesy of Neon "Totally Under Control," a documentary about the US government's response to the coronavirus pandemic, is now streaming on Hulu. It was filmed mostly in secret over five months and blasts the Trump administration for failing to contain the pandemic. Here are nine key takeaways from the film.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stori...
Tags: Health, Politics, New York, Science, Movies, Entertainment, Obama, Congress, California, Cdc, Ebay, Senate, White House, China, Virginia, Massachusetts

Biden Reportedly Considering Former Senator Jeff Flake for Cabinet Post

Joe Biden is reportedly considering tapping former Republican senator Jeff Flake for a position in his Cabinet should he be elected president next month.Officials close to the Democratic presidential nominee's transition process told Politico that the former vice president's team is vetting the backgrounds and resumes of several Republicans as they compile a list of candidates for potential high-level Cabinet positions.Among those who could be tapped is Flake, who was a senator from Ariz...
Tags: News, Congress, Senate, Massachusetts, Politico, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Gop, Arizona, Ohio, Republican Party, Republican, Biden, Cabinet, Jeff Flake, Trump

Report: Biden Camp Vetting GOPers As Potential Cabinet Appointees

Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is reportedly screening a number of Republicans as potential candidates for his Cabinet if he were to beat President Donald Trump in November. According to Politico, the Biden campaign has been eyeing the Republicans who spoke at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) this year, including former Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) and Quibi CEO Meg Whitman, who ran for governor in California in 2010. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R), who announced last we...
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Dunkin Donuts releases new Spicy Ghost Pepper Donut, and actual humans are eating it

"Nuggets are on notice," Dunkin Donuts declares in a press release, while also urging sandwiches and tacos to heed their warning. The Massachusetts-based donut and coffee company is celebrating Halloween with a new Spicy Ghost Pepper Donut. A deliciously daring donut that delivers the heat with every bite, the Spicy Ghost Pepper Donut is a classic yeast donut ring, topped with a strawberry flavored icing that features a bold blend of cayenne and ghost pepper, and finished with red sanding sug...
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Why Trump’s ‘Antifa’ Label Against Many Protesters Is Pretty Much Bogus

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump portrays the hundreds of people arrested nationwide in protests against racial injustice as violent urban left-wing radicals. But an Associated Press review of thousands of pages of court documents tell a different story. Very few of those charged appear to be affiliated with highly organized extremist groups, and many are young suburban adults from the very neighborhoods Trump vows to protect from the violence in his reelection push to win support from t...
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Book Nook: Prospects of a Woman

Elisabeth Parker comes to California from Massachusetts in 1849 with her new husband, Nate, to reunite with her father, who’s struck gold on the American River. She soon realizes her husband is not the man she thought—and neither is her father, who abandons them shortly after they arrive.Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
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827 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Massachusetts, 15 additional deaths

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released the latest COVID-19 case numbers for the state.
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Anti-lockdown advocate appears on radio show that has featured Holocaust deniers

Dr Martin Kulldorff discussed ‘Great Barrington declaration’ letter on Richie Allen ShowCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOne of the three co-authors of a letter that calls for lockdowns to be abandoned in favour of herd immunity has appeared on a radio broadcast that previously featured multiple Holocaust deniers and antisemites.Dr Martin Kulldorff of Harvard medical school appeared on the Richie Allen Show on 6 October to discuss the letter, described as the Great Bar...
Tags: Science, Media, Massachusetts, Social Media, UK News, World news, US news, Harvard, Holocaust, The far right, Far Right, Richie Allen, Antisemitism, Coronavirus, Martin Kulldorff

Massachusetts releases COVID-19 vaccination plan

Health officials are already planning out how a vaccination will be approached within the Commonwealth.
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Trump Says Sasse Who Rebuked Him ‘Doesn’t Have What It Takes To Be Great’

President Donald Trump on Saturday took aim at Republican Sen. Ben Sasse (NE) appearing to lick his wounds amid a growing list of Party critics by suggesting that his latest detractor from within the Republican Party “doesn’t have what it takes to be great.” “ The least effective of our 53 Republican Senators, and a person who truly doesn’t have what it takes to be great, is Little Ben Sasse of Nebraska, a State which I have gladly done so much to help,” Trump tweeted early Saturday. “Little B...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Washington Post, Washington, White House, Massachusetts, Joe Biden, Democrats, Gop, Ronald Reagan, Nebraska, Party, Republican Party, Republican, Donald Trump, Trump

New Hampshire to challenge Massachusetts income tax decision

“We are going to fight this unconstitutional attempt to tax our citizens every step of the way, and we are going to win.”
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Governor: NH DOJ will file lawsuit with US Supreme Court over Mass. taxation of NH remote workers

New Hampshire's Department of Justice will file a lawsuit with the U.S. Supreme Court over a decision regarding Massachusetts collecting...
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NH Gov. Chris Sununu plans to sue Massachusetts in U.S. Supreme Court over taxation of remote workers during pandemic

"The Commonwealth has launched a direct attack on the New Hampshire Advantage, attempting to pick the pockets of our citizens," Sununu said.
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N.H. Announces It Will Sue Massachusetts Over Cross-Border Income Tax Collections

The state of New Hampshire announced Friday it will file a federal lawsuit against Massachusetts over its cross-border income tax...
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