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Top Boston news: Drug use a growing problem in Boston Common; Amazon to open robotics hub in 2021

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Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Boston.

In America's oldest park, drug use is a growing problem

It is where throngs of tourists pick up the Freedom trail — the path that links Boston’s many historic sites — and where city residents go to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life. But in recent months, Boston Common has started to lose some of its luster.

Read the full story on Boston 25 News.

Police seek public's help in search for autistic man

Boston police are turning to the public for help in locating a missing 38-year-old man with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Simi Tao has been missing since the night of Oct. 28.

Read the full story on 7News - WHDH Boston.

Man accused of attacking postal worker over package of cocaine

A Winchester man accused of attacking a mail carrier over a package that was found to contain more than a kilo of cocaine is now facing drug trafficking and assault charges, officials said.

Read the full story on 7News - WHDH Boston.

Tsarnaev lawyers want evidence related to brother's alleged involvement in triple murder unsealed

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev want records related to his dead brother’s alleged involvement in a 2011 Waltham triple murder unsealed to aide their appeal of Tsarnaev's death penalty.

Read the full story on Boston Herald.

Amazon to open robotics hub outside Boston in 2021

The new hub will be a place where robots are designed, built, programmed and shipped, Amazon says.

Read the full story on Boston Globe.

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