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Boston Marathon opens new 'front door' on Boylston Street

BOSTON (AP) - A few blocks from the finish line and even closer to the spot where the second bomb exploded during the 2013 Boston Marathon, race organizers are building a combination clubhouse, interactive museum and retail store that, for the first time, gives them a year-round, public presence.

Today at 02:13AM
Prosecution expected to rest in Aaron Hernandez murder trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The prosecution is expected to rest in the murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez after spending more than two months presenting a case against him.

Today at 02:07AM
Future uncertain for Boston bid for 2024 Summer Olympics

LONDON (AP) - When the U.S. decided to bid for the 2024 Olympics, many experts felt an American city would be an early front-runner in the global race. Now, it's uncertain whether the bid will even make it to a final vote.

Today at 02:03AM
Prosecutors seek congressional probe of supplement industry

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A group of 14 attorneys general has asked Congress to launch an investigation of the herbal supplements industry and to consider giving the U.S. Food and Drug Administration stronger oversight of the industry, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced.

Apr 1
Winning numbers drawn in 'Megabucks Doubler' game

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) - The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "Megabucks Doubler" game were:

Apr 1
Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:

Apr 1
Olynyk overcomes eye injury, leads Celts past Pacers 100-87

BOSTON (AP) - Kelly Olynyk stood against a wall in the middle of the locker room, looking more like he just left a boxing ring than a basketball court.

Apr 1
Pacers-Celtics, Box

S.Hill 2-7 3-3 7, West 4-12 2-6 10, Hibbert 3-9 1-4 7, G.Hill 9-11 0-0 21, Miles 5-11 1-1 12, Mahinmi 1-3 0-2 2, Stuckey 6-9 3-3 16, Scola 2-7 3-4 7, Rudez 0-2 0-0 0, Watson 2-7 0-0 5, Allen 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 34-81 13-23 87.

Apr 1
Tribal chairman take issue with MGM's 'box of slots' comment

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The chairmen of Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes are taking issue with recent comments from a top MGM Resorts International official who described the tribes' proposed joint casino venture as a "box of slots."

Apr 1
Stalled replica pirate ship towed to port after crew rescued

BOSTON (AP) - A disabled Canadian replica pirate ship whose nine crewmembers were rescued by the Coast Guard has been towed to a southern Maine shipyard.

Apr 1
Maine House GOP leader proposes overhaul of energy office

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Gov. Paul LePage's administration and the top Republican in the Maine House unveiled a bill Wednesday to fix an error that caused regulators to slash funding for energy efficiency programs while bringing significant changes to state government, including the creation of an energy commissioner.

Apr 1
Ex-friend: Aaron Hernandez thought helicopters followed him

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A man who sued Aaron Hernandez over being shot in the face in Florida testified Wednesday in the former New England Patriots player's murder trial that Hernandez thought he was being followed by helicopters and that he was paranoid about his conversations being recorded.

Apr 1
What happens next in marathon bomber's death penalty trial

BOSTON (AP) - Now that the prosecution and defense have rested in the first phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial, there are a few steps left before jurors begin deliberating. After the jury reaches a verdict, the same jury will hear evidence in a second phase of the trial to determine whether Tsarnaev, 21, should be executed or spend the rest of his life in prison.

Apr 1
Polito to officiate at same-sex marriage of Senate leader

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, a one-time staunch opponent of gay marriage, will officiate at the wedding of state Senate President Stan Rosenberg to his partner, Bryon Hefner, Rosenberg confirmed Wednesday.

Apr 1
Entrance fees rising in some national parks

WASHINGTON (AP) - Be prepared to pay a bit more if you're headed to some national parks and recreation areas this summer.

Apr 1
Eliot Cutler to lead new graduate center for UMaine System

PORLTAND, Maine (AP) - Former independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler will lead a new center designed to boost enrollment and strengthen graduate and professional programs in the University of Maine System.

Apr 1
Mark Wahlberg to produce Boston Marathon bombing movie

LOS ANGELES (AP) - CBS Films says Mark Wahlberg is set to produce "Patriots' Day," a feature film about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing based on Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis' firsthand account.

Apr 1
Man convicted of raping UMass student sentenced

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) - A Pittsfield man convicted of raping a University of Massachusetts Amherst student in her dorm room has been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison.