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Today at 02:39AM
3rd company looks to expand gas pipeline in Maine

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Another major energy company has made a proposal to the Maine Public Utilities Commission to expand natural gas pipeline capacity in the state.

Today at 02:20AM
Driver in MassPike fatal gets 9 months in jail

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - A New Hampshire woman who was behind the wheel when her car crashed, killing her boyfriend, on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Westborough has been sentenced to nine months in jail.

Today at 01:55AM
Man facing molestation charges held without bail

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (AP) - A Connecticut man described by prosecutors as a serial child molester has been held without bail in Massachusetts after being charged with sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy.

Today at 01:01AM
Cod fishing restrictions up for vote this week

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Federal regulators will consider emergency restrictions to the Gulf of Maine's cod fishery this week.

Sep 29
Chiefs offense hums in 41-14 rout of Patriots

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Perhaps the Kansas City Chiefs gave their neighbors across the parking lot a little bit of inspiration with their impassioned performance against New England.

Sep 29
1 hurt in car, train crash west of Boston

ACTON, Mass. (AP) - Police say a collision between a car and an MBTA commuter rail train in Acton has injured a woman in the car, which was heavily damaged.

Sep 29
Chiefs lead Patriots 7-0 after first quarter

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jamaal Charles pronounced himself healthy in his return from an ankle injury, scoring from a couple yards out and giving the Kansas City Chiefs a 7-0 lead over the New England Patriots after the first quarter on Monday night.

Sep 29
Candidates for governor meet in first TV debate

BOSTON (AP) - The five candidates seeking to become the state's next governor squared off in their first televised debate in western Massachusetts on Monday with Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker working to draw sharper distinctions between their candidacies.

Sep 29
Backers of bottle-deposit program: Pull TV ads

BOSTON (AP) - Supporters of a Nov. 4 ballot question that would expand the Massachusetts bottle-deposit law to include bottled water and other non-carbonated beverages say opponents are trying to mislead voters.

Sep 29
Berry out for Chiefs, Dennard out for Patriots

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs are missing Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry and the New England Patriots are without cornerback Alfonzo Dennard for their game Monday night at Arrowhead Stadium.

Sep 29
A look at city council pay in other US cities

The Boston City Council is considering boosting its annual pay from $87,500 to $112,500. Here's a look at what councilors earn in other U.S. cities:

Sep 29
Another card system hack at Supervalu, Albertsons

NEW YORK (AP) - Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday.

Sep 29
Boston City Council members weigh $25K pay raise

BOSTON (AP) - Boston City Council members kicked off a discussion Monday on possibly giving themselves each a $25,000 raise to bring their salaries more in line with their counterparts in New York and other major U.S. cities, even as questions arise over whether the proposal violates Massachusetts law.

Sep 29
Chiarelli completes Bruins roster with Krug, Smith

BOSTON (AP) - It took Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli 10 days into training camp, but he finally has all his players signed and ready to go for the 2014-15 season.

Sep 29
A summary of snow states' road salt problems

Road salt was used in record amounts across the U.S. last winter, leaving supplies tight and costs high for local governments trying to prepare for this winter. Here's a look at some states facing the problem:

Sep 29
Rondo: I want to stay a Celtic beyond this season

BOSTON (AP) - Rajon Rondo wore a black sling on his left arm to help protect the surgically repaired bone in his hand.