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Today at 02:07PM
Boston's Tip O'Neill Tunnel to close overnight

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts transportation officials are warning drivers that the Interstate 93 Tip O'Neill Tunnel will close in the southbound direction through Boston from late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

Today at 02:05PM
Gronk promises he will play Sunday

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Star tight end Rob Gronkowski stood in front of his Gillette Stadium locker Monday and announced he will be playing in the New England Patriots' opener at Miami this Sunday.

Today at 01:49PM
Most Massachusetts voters register as independent

BOSTON (AP) - The most recent party enrollment numbers show that despite Massachusetts' reputation as a Democratic state, the majority of voters have opted against either major party.

Today at 01:01PM
Dustin Pedroia remains out of Boston lineup

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia is out of the lineup for the second straight game because of concussion-like symptoms.

Today at 12:57PM
Boston College platoon replaces Heisman finalist

BOSTON (AP) - Boston College doesn't have one player who can replace Heisman Trophy finalist Andre Williams, so the Eagles are trying to do the job with three or four.

Today at 12:07PM
Massachusetts tells drivers their LOLs can wait

BOSTON (AP) - State transportation officials first got the attention of drivers in June when they posted electronic highway signs that implored Bostonians to "use yah blinkah."

Today at 12:07PM
Former NHL defenseman Vadnais dies

NEW YORK (AP) - Former NHL defenseman Carol Vadnais, a six-time all-star, has died. He was 68.

Today at 11:49AM
Where candidates for governor stand on health care

BOSTON (AP) - Improving the well-being of the state's health care system could be a difficult prescription to fill for the next governor, given Massachusetts' rocky effort to merge its 2006 health care law and President Barack Obama's 2010 federal law. That's not the only health care challenge the Democratic and Republican candidates are weighing ahead of the Sept. 9 primary:

Today at 11:19AM
Low-level tornado comes down briefly in Worcester

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down briefly in Worcester.

Aug 31
Texans acquire QB Mallett, cut QB Keenum

HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Texans made a flurry of moves Sunday, swapping out backup quarterbacks and welcoming back safety Danieal Manning.

Aug 31
Henley takes a 1-shot lead at Deutsche Bank

NORTON, Mass. (AP) - Russell Henley doesn't get into contention as much as he'd like, though he is tough to beat when he's anywhere near the lead.

Aug 31
Patriots trade Mallet to Texans

Jimmy Garoppolo will be carrying a clipboard for Tom Brady on the New England Patriots' sideline this season.

Aug 31
State to fund upgrades for dams, seawalls

BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Deval Patrick's administration says it will invest more than $13 million in shoring up many of the state's dams and coastal seawalls.

Aug 31
Buchholz throws 3-hitter, Red Sox beat Rays 3-0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Clay Buchholz cruised past the Tampa Bay Rays.

Aug 31
Celebrity chef charged with intoxicated driving

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) - Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said.