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Dueling protests over Gaza shut streets, force homeless from accustomed spots on the Common, change nobody's minds

See it larger. Pro Palestinians and pro Israelis, their ranks for the most part separated by police, spent the early evening screaming at each other as they demanded justice from the other side. The co-protests started on the steps of the BPL in Copley Square, moved over to Trinity Church, then went up Boylston, Charles and Beacon streets to the steps of the State House and then down onto the Common. There were more people supporting the Palestinians than Israel.
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Service Restored on MBTA Orange Line After 'Medical Emergency' Caused Severe Delays

The MBTA tweeted that regular service between North Station and Back Bay Station has been restored after an earlier medical emergency led to service being suspended.
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Severe Delays on MBTA Orange Line Due to 'Medical Emergency'

The MBTA tweeted that service is suspended between North Station and Back Bay Station due to a medical emergency.
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Trolley Derails at Boylston MBTA Station

Shuttle buses replaced service on the line from Arlington to Haymarket stations Monday night.
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Regular Service Resumes after Green Line Trolley Derailed at Boylston Station

Shuttle buses replaced service on the line from Arlington to Haymarket stations Monday night.
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Derailed Green Line Train at Boylston Snarls Evening MBTA Service

Shuttle buses replaced service on the line from Arlington to Haymarket stations Monday night.
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Deputy Chief Joseph E. Finn Named Boston's Fire Commissioner

Finn, 53, was selected from a list of three finalists and given the title of commissioner today after nearly 30 years with the Boston Fire Department.
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