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Thursday, Oct 18

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1 dead, another injured after carbon monoxide incident at Central Mass. home

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One person died and another was hospitalized Wednesday after carbon monoxide filled a Wales home, according to the State Fire Marshal's office. Officials are now investigating the Brows Beach Road home incident and whether the residence…

Monday, Oct 15

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5 takeaways from the Patriots' thrilling win over the Chiefs

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Five takeaways from the Patriots' exhilarating, buzzer-beating, statement-making, 43-40 win over the previously undefeated Chiefs: Hogan, Gostkowski, and Gronkowski answer the call. When Julian Edelman was suspended for the first four…

Saturday, Oct 13

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An Unconventional Preview of the Patriots-Chiefs game

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Welcome to Season 7, Episode 6 of the Unconventional Preview, a serious-yet-lighthearted, nostalgia-tinted look at the Patriots' weekly matchup. This is the one we've been waiting for. The 5-0 Chiefs, led by electrifying first-year starter…

Friday, Oct 12

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Mnuchin says Trump respects the independence of the Fed

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday that President Donald Trump respects the independence of the Federal Reserve and the president's recent comments were simply a reflection of the fact that he favors low…

Tuesday, Oct 9

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What you need to know about Massachusetts ballot Question 1

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Question 1 is shaping up to be the most expensive and closely watched ballot measure this year in Massachusetts. The proposed law, which would limit the number of patients assigned to nurses, has split nurses and sparked unified opposition…

Monday, Oct 8

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20 dead in crash of limo headed to a birthday celebration

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SCHOHARIE, N.Y. (AP) — A limousine carrying four sisters, other relatives and friends to a birthday celebration blew through a stop sign and slammed into a parked SUV outside a store in upstate New York, killing all 18 people in the limo…

Sunday, Oct 7

David Price implodes again, lasts only 1⅔ innings in Game 2

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The postseason nightmare continues for David Price. The Red Sox lefthander lasted only 1⅔ innings in Game 2 of the Division Series against the Yankees on Saturday night, leaving the mound to loud booing after allowing three runs. Aaron…

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Red Sox-Yankees: Live updates from Game 2 of the ALDS

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The Red Sox and Yankees face off in Game 2 of the ALDS Saturday night. First pitch is scheduled for 8:15 p.m. at Fenway Park. Here are the latest updates: Ninth inning: Yankees 6, Red Sox 2. Bottom: Left-hander Aroldis Chapman replaced…

Saturday, Oct 6

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Children find body near home of missing teacher in Maine

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NORTH YARMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Officials are awaiting identification of a body found near the home of teacher who disappeared days earlier in North Yarmouth. The search for Kristin Westra was called off Friday when a body was found by…

Friday, Oct 5

A 2-year-old shredded $1060 of his family's cash. His mom cried — until she laughed.

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There are the toddlers who throw tantrums in the grocery store and flush watches down the toilet. There are others who color with permanent marker all over the wall or decide a sibling, or a pet, needs a haircut. Then, there are the 2-year…

Thursday, Oct 4

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The Michelle Carter texting suicide case returned to court Thursday. Here's what happened.

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BOSTON (AP) — A woman who as a teenager encouraged her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself may have made bad choices but did not commit a crime, her lawyer told Massachusetts' highest court on Thursday. Attorney Daniel Marx said Michelle…

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4 questions — and answers — about Michelle Carter's appeal in the texting suicide case

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The Michelle Carter texting suicide case returns to court on Thursday when the highest judicial body in Massachusetts hears arguments appealing her conviction for involuntary manslaughter last year for persuading her boyfriend to take his…

Tuesday, Oct 2

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Kavanaugh will not teach at Harvard in January as scheduled, law school announces

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Under pressure from students and alumni, Harvard Law School announced Monday that Judge Brett Kavanaugh would not teach his scheduled course in January. “Today, Judge Kavanaugh indicated he can no longer commit to teaching his course in ...

Sunday, Sep 30

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Patriots breeze to 38-7 win over Miami to snap losing streak

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Now that's more like it. After hearing all week about how they could potentially lose three in a row for the first time since the 2002 season, the Patriots responded the way we're accustomed to seeing them respond. And for that matter, so…

Saturday, Sep 29

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FBI contacts Kavanaugh Yale classmate in its investigation

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has contacted Deborah Ramirez, who's accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct when he was a Yale student, as part of the bureau's investigation of the Supreme Court nominee, her attorney said Saturday. Ramirez…

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One person shot at Providence nightclub

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One person was shot at a nightclub in Providence early Saturday morning, according to Providence police. The person was shot at Ultra the Nightclub in downtown Providence shortly before 3 a.m., when the club was scheduled to close. It was…

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As a teen, Kavanaugh was never a legal drinker in Maryland

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BOSTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has readily acknowledged that he often drank beer during his prep school days and made a point in his congressional testimony that seniors could buy beer legally in Maryland at the age of…

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A look at what the FBI's Kavanaugh investigation will entail

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has ordered the FBI to reopen Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's background investigation after several women accused him of sexual misconduct. But what exactly the FBI will investigate still…

Friday, Sep 28

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'90 percent of his body had to be shaved': This abandoned dog is on the mend

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When a small terrier mix was found in downtown Beverly this past week, his matted fur was brown and grubby and his long toenails were sticking into his paws, making just walking painful, according to officials. But Angel, as the Animal…

Thursday, Sep 27

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Trash talk in the NBA Eastern Conference has already begun

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Three-time NBA champion LeBron James might be gone, but Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson isn't about to relinquish the team's title chances just yet. “We're still four-time Eastern Conference champions,” Thompson said Thursday.…

Wednesday, Sep 26

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Are they ready? Kavanaugh, Ford prep for high-stakes hearing

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WASHINGTON (AP) — On Thursday morning, a psychology professor from California will sit before lawmakers to accuse a Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault — while all of Washington, and much of the nation, watches it live. It's a high…

Sunday, Sep 23

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Man shot in Jamaica Plain Saturday night dies

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A man who was shot in Jamaica Plain on Saturday night died of his injuries, Boston police said Sunday. The man, who was not identified, is believed to be in his 20s and was shot in the area of 140 South St., police said in a statement…

Friday, Sep 21

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Telling men to 'step up,' Sen. Hirono strides into spotlight

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono, one of only four women on the 21-member Senate Judiciary Committee, asked Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh the same questions on sexual harrassment she has asked dozens of other nominees.

Thursday, Sep 20

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Photos: Hundreds of thousands of Atlantic surf clams have washed up on Revere Beach

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REVERE, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts environmental officials are investigating a large clam die-off. The Boston Globe reports hundreds of thousands of Atlantic surf clams have washed up on Revere Beach this week. The state Department of…

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Mass. teen charged with animal cruelty after dog abandoned

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DEERFIELD, Mass. (AP) — An 18-year-old Massachusetts man is facing an animal cruelty charge after his malnourished and flea-infested dog was abandoned last month in 100-degree heat. The Recorder of Greenfield reports that Timothy Rivers,…

Wednesday, Sep 19

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A Maine restaurant owner is giving weed to lobsters before they're cooked

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For years, Charlotte Gill has viewed her Maine restaurant, Charlotte's Legendary Lobster Pound, as a paradox of sorts. “This place brings so much joy,” she told Boston.com, describing a gathering spot where diners enjoy lobster rolls in…

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Ex-Patriots and NFL experts weigh in on the decision to trade for Josh Gordon

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Josh Gordon is a Patriot. The NFL transaction wire made the news official Tuesday evening: New England will receive Gordon from the Cleveland Browns in exchange for a conditional fifth-round pick in next year's draft. Acquiring Gordon was…

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When it comes to Josh Gordon and the Patriots, there is no apt comparison

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Josh Gordon is going to require his own carousel at Logan or T.F. Green for all of the baggage he's hauling with him from Cleveland to Foxborough. The former All-Pro receiver, acquired by the Patriots from the Browns Monday for a fifth…

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Fate of FEMA leader in doubt as Florence cleanup continues

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WASHINGTON (AP) — While Hurricane Florence barreled through the Carolinas, a different type of storm was brewing within the federal disaster relief agency tasked with responding to the fallout. The fate of Brock Long, the head of the…

AP Explains: Mueller's legal actions not overlooked by Trump

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller has been busy. In just the last two weeks, the special counsel has secured the cooperation of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, dispensed with the case of the campaign aide who triggered…