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Today at 09:56AM
Lucchino urging public investment in new Providence stadium

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Boston Red Sox President Larry Lucchino is making the case for public investment in a new stadium in Providence for the team's Triple-A minor league affiliate.

Today at 08:58AM
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) - The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:

Today at 08:57AM
Iconic Martha's Vineyard lighthouse is moving inland

AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) - An iconic Martha's Vineyard lighthouse has begun its gradual move from its rapidly eroding cliffside perch.

Today at 07:41AM
Boston still has snow piles _ and they're filled with trash

BOSTON (AP) - Snow piles from the record-setting New England winter are lingering in the Boston area, even as the weather turns summer-like.

Today at 07:34AM
Nantucket Distributing recalls faulty night lights

NEW YORK (AP) - Nantucket Distributing Co. is recalling a line of night lights enclosed in a glass mason jar, saying the plastic around the base of the bulb can melt and create a risk of a burn.

Today at 07:25AM
Boston plagued by lingering snow piles filled with debris

BOSTON (AP) - Lingering snow piles from the record-setting New England winter continue to plague the Boston area, even as temperatures in the region reach the 80s.

Today at 06:52AM
US gambling market saturated, yet casinos keep on coming

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The casino market in the northeastern United States is saturated, yet that's not stopping some states from approving gambling legislation and companies from building new gambling halls.

Today at 06:44AM
Boston Marathon bomber to be sentenced June 24

BOSTON (AP) - Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) will be formally sentenced to death on June 24.

Today at 06:35AM
Worcester city manager: No public funds for PawSox stadium

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The city manager of Worcester, Massachusetts, says the community has no intention of using public money to finance a stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox.

Today at 04:57AM
Jury deliberates case of man charged with asthmatic's death

BOSTON (AP) - Jurors have started deliberating in an unusual legal case in which a Boston man faces a first-degree murder charge for allegedly causing the death of an asthmatic man fleeing gunfire.

Today at 03:57AM
Union vows fight in MBTA overhaul efforts

BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Charlie Baker's efforts to overhaul the MBTA have hit a roadblock with the transit agency's largest employees union, which has vowed to sue the state, or petition the federal government to cut off millions of dollars in transit aid, if a key provision of the plan is approved by lawmakers.

Today at 03:52AM
Businessman donates $20K to replace 'Scary Lucy' statue

CELORON, N.Y. (AP) - A Massachusetts businessman has donated $20,000 to replace an infamous statue of comedian Lucille Ball that's located in her western New York hometown.

Today at 03:22AM
Police: Man dies of CO exposure at Bourne business

BOURNE, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say a 62-year-old man who died of carbon monoxide poisoning at the offices of a Bourne modular homes business was the owner of the building.

Today at 03:10AM
Man charged with raping children says accusers are lying

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) - The trial of a western Massachusetts man charged with sexually assaulting three children is winding down.

Today at 02:48AM
Documents of Quaker merchant hanged in 1778 up for auction

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - In November 1778, wealthy Pennsylvania businessman John Roberts III and a fellow Quaker were convicted of treason against the American cause and hanged from a gallows in Philadelphia, despite calls for a pardon from prominent citizens, including three signers of the Declaration of Independence.

Today at 02:11AM
Woonsocket stabbing suspect caught in Boston

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) - The suspect in a fatal stabbing in Woonsocket earlier this week has been apprehended in Boston.

Today at 02:11AM
Obama to host conference on aging at White House in July

BOSTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has announced plans to host a conference on aging at the White House in July.