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Today at 09:44PM
Burt Shavitz, the Burt behind Burt's Bees, dies at 80

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Burt Shavitz, the Burt behind Burt's Bees who co-founded the natural cosmetics company, died Sunday. He was 80.

Today at 07:37PM
Astros lose 2nd straight, 5-4 to Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) - Hanley Ramirez's one-handed, two-run homer put an end to a rough two-day stretch for the Houston Astros.

Today at 12:56PM
Boston's David Ortiz starting at 1st base

BOSTON (AP) - David Ortiz will be using his glove to start a game in Fenway Park for the first time in nearly 10 years.

Today at 12:08PM
With Massachusetts officially in the casino game, now what?

BOSTON (AP) - The casino gambling industry is off and running with the recent opening of the Plainridge Park Casino in southeastern Massachusetts.

Today at 11:50AM
Cargo ship arriving Monday in New Bedford

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - The first heavy freighter to offload cargo at the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal is arriving this week.

Today at 11:32AM
On gas, nuclear, hydro, Vermont ducks energy problems

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - When Vermont became the first state to ban hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in 2012, Gov. Peter Shumlin said the ban was "in keeping with our environmental ethic and our protection of our natural resources."

Today at 11:32AM
No more 'honor' system at MBTA parking lots

BOSTON (AP) - The MBTA is saying goodbye to the so-called "honor box" payment system at unstaffed T parking lots and urging customers to take a more modern approach.

Today at 11:24AM
Chicopee man killed in head-on crash with police cruiser

CHICOPEE, Mass. (AP) - Police have identified a man killed in a head-on crash with a police cruiser this weekend that also left an officer injured.

Today at 11:12AM
1 killed, 4 hurt in Pittsfield shooting after argument

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Police say one person has died and two are critically injured after five people were shot in an argument in Pittsfield on Saturday night.

Today at 09:32AM
International Space Station R&D conference to meet in Boston

BOSTON (AP) - The International Space Station Research and Development Conference will hold its fourth annual meeting in Boston this week.

Today at 08:40AM
Clinton reaches out (and out and out!) for 2016 policy ideas

WASHINGTON (AP) - Earlier this year, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign lost count of its experts.

Today at 08:32AM
It's not over yet: Vetoes to bring lawmakers back to Augusta

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The $6.7 billion state budget may be in place, but Maine lawmakers don't get to clear off their desks just yet.

Today at 01:20AM
America celebrates Independence Day with fireworks, parades

Americans celebrated 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday with extravagant fireworks displays, rock and classical concerts and parades both big and small. Here were some highlights of Independence Day festivities around the nation:

Jul 4
Mauro Diaz leads FC Dallas over Revolution 3-0

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Mauro Diaz had an early goal and a late assist, helping FC Dallas beat the New England Revolution 3-0 on Saturday night.