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Researcher tags great white off Cape Cod

CHATHAM, Mass. (AP) - A shark researcher has attached an electronic tracking device to a great white shark off Chatham.

Today at 07:01AM
Some critical of proposal for ads on school buses

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - A proposal to allow advertisements on school buses in Worcester is drawing mixed reviews.

Today at 06:37AM
Teen wounded in latest shooting in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Springfield police are investigating the latest in a series of shootings in the city over the past week.

Today at 04:27AM
Ginsburg: Court right to void clinic buffer zones

WASHINGTON (AP) - Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is defending a rare Supreme Court decision that puts her at odds with women's rights groups.

Today at 01:37AM
Lawmakers pass major bills as formal sessions end

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts lawmakers approved several major pieces of legislation early Friday morning, blowing past a midnight deadline in a somewhat chaotic finish to the end of formal meetings in their two-year session that began in January 2013.

Today at 01:09AM
Lawmakers pass major bills as 2-year session ends

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts lawmakers have approved several major pieces of legislation, blowing past a midnight deadline in a somewhat chaotic finish to the end of formal meetings in their two-year session.

Jul 31
States remind Market Basket of workers' rights

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts and New Hampshire officials are telling the Market Basket supermarket chain they'll be looking out for the legal rights of any workers fired in a protest over the family-owned company's leadership.

Jul 31
Appeal to be filed Aug. 14 for Whitey Bulger

BOSTON (AP) - Lawyers for former crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger say they'll file their appeal of his 2013 convictions with the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Aug. 14.

Jul 31
Report: Ex-president billed college for his gain

BOSTON (AP) - Former Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle racked up tens of thousands of dollars in personal expenses and travel costs on university credit cards and misrepresented much of the spending as university-related business, Massachusetts Inspector General Glenn Cunha's office said in a report released Thursday.

Jul 31
Officials: US citizen killed by bandits in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - An American citizen of Haitian descent was killed last week by armed robbers shortly after arriving in her impoverished Caribbean homeland to visit relatives, friends and officials said Thursday.

Jul 31
Obama nominates attorney for US District Court

BOSTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has nominated attorney Allison Dale Burroughs to serve on the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Jul 31
IG: Dobelle billed school for personal expenses

BOSTON (AP) - State Inspector General Glenn A. Cunha says a former Westfield State University president racked up tens of thousands of dollars in personal expenses and travel costs on university credit cards.

Jul 31
Lawmakers hold final meeting of 2-year session

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts lawmakers were rushing to complete work on several proposed new laws as the deadline marking the end of formal meetings in the two-year legislative session that began in January 2013 came and went.

Jul 31
NASA to test making rocket fuel ingredient on Mars

WASHINGTON (AP) - NASA plans to make oxygen - a key ingredient of rocket fuel - on Mars early next decade.