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Judge weighing Hernandez bid to toss evidence

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A judge has finished hearing testimony in a bid by ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez's lawyers to have evidence from his cellphone tossed, but she issued no immediate ruling.

23 minutes ago
3 Afghan soldiers who fled say they can't go home

BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) - Three Afghan military officers who sought refuge in Canada after skipping out on a military training exercise in Massachusetts say they were fleeing Taliban violence but now face the wrath of their own government as well.

47 minutes ago
New York Post settles lawsuit over 'Bag Men' cover

BOSTON (AP) - The New York Post has settled a defamation lawsuit over a cover three days after the Boston Marathon bombing that featured a photo of two Massachusetts residents with the headline "Bag Men."

Today at 02:15PM
Bruins look for more point production in 2014-15

BOSTON (AP) - It's still difficult for Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask to take pride in his Vezina Trophy win from a season ago.

Today at 01:50PM
Georgia Tech's Thomas 1 of ACC's breakout stars

ATLANTA (AP) - Justin Thomas says his will to win drove him - and Georgia Tech - to comeback wins over Georgia Southern and Virginia Tech in his memorable first month as the Yellow Jackets' starting quarterback.

Today at 01:37PM
Councilors concerned about Faneuil Hall changes

BOSTON (AP) - Two leading city councilors are voicing concern about planned renovations at the Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

Today at 01:31PM
Drugmaker submits harder-to-abuse Zohydro to FDA

WASHINGTON (AP) - The maker of the much-debated painkiller Zohydro is seeking approval of a harder-to-abuse version of the drug which, if approved, could replace the currently marketed version of the pill by next spring.

Today at 01:29PM
Small businesses scramble to keep top staffers

NEW YORK (AP) - People are quitting their jobs at a faster clip and that's pushing small business owners to work harder to hold onto top talent.

Today at 01:25PM
Police find nothing at schools after bomb threat

BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) - Police in Bedford, New Hampshire, say nothing was found after they searched a high school and middle school complex that canceled classes because of a bomb threat.

Today at 01:19PM
Baker maintains fundraising edge in governor race

BOSTON (AP) - Republican Charlie Baker continues to hold a hefty fundraising lead over Democrat Martha Coakley in the Massachusetts governor's race.

Today at 01:07PM
Police: NY parolee raped Massachusetts woman

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - A paroled sex offender shot by police during a chase six years ago raped a western Massachusetts woman before being apprehended on an upstate New York college campus, authorities said Wednesday.

Today at 12:43PM
NY Post settles lawsuit over 'Bag Men' cover

BOSTON (AP) - A settlement has been reached in a defamation lawsuit against the New York Post for a cover that featured a photo of two Massachusetts residents with the headline "Bag Men" three days after the deadly Boston Marathon bombing.