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May 27
Boston Public Library president vows to tighten security

BOSTON (AP) - The president of the Boston Public Library says the potential theft of valuable art is a crime against Boston and has promised to strengthen security.

May 27
Iconic Martha's Vineyard lighthouse being moved inland

AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) - An iconic lighthouse on Martha's Vineyard's is set to begin a multi-day trek to a new home farther inland.

May 27
Is rent out of reach? Study shows how 11 US cities stack up

NEW YORK (AP) - Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study being released Thursday.

May 27
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:

May 27
Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

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

May 27
Labor secretary checks out training programs at shipyards

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - An aging workforce at two shipyards underscores the importance of training a new generation of workers with the skills needed to "punch their ticket to the middle class," U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said Wednesday.

May 27
Beyond craft brews: Just like foodies, beer geeks go local

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - In a nondescript industrial park, beer geeks line up several times a week outside Bissell Brothers to get the latest batch of fresh beer - much like foodies seeking the freshest baguettes, pomegranates or kale.

May 27
Boston leader assures IOC on securing support for 2024 bid

LONDON (AP) - The new leader of Boston's troubled bid for the 2024 Olympics assured the IOC on Wednesday that local residents will support the effort once they've been fully informed of the plans and the long-term benefits of the games.

May 27
With 4 picks in draft, Celtics have to cast wide net

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) - With four picks in next month's NBA draft, the Boston Celtics can't just focus on a couple of players who look like they might be in their range.

May 27
Stage set for negotiations on Massachusetts budget

BOSTON (AP) - The stage is set for a six-member conference committee to negotiate a final version of the state's $38 billion budget.

May 27
Kraft introduces top draft pick, stays mum on Deflategate

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Robert Kraft made his first public remarks in eight days, but said nothing about the Patriots deflated footballs scandal.

May 27
Man pleads guilty to 2nd-degree murder in death of officer

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) - A man who acted as the lookout during a jewelry heist at a Woburn department store that resulted in the shooting death of a veteran police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree murder.

May 27
Study reveals flaws in gene testing; results often conflict

The first report from a big public-private project to improve genetic testing reveals it is not as rock solid as many people believe, with flaws that result in some people wrongly advised to worry about a disease risk and others wrongly told they can relax.

May 27
Nurse suspended following hospital complaint, awaits hearing

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Board of Nursing has suspended the license of a registered nurse following a hospital complaint that she diverted or attempted to divert controlled drugs.

May 27
Former Obama legal adviser Meltzer dies

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - A Harvard Law School professor who served as a top legal adviser to President Barack Obama has died. Daniel Meltzer was 63.

May 27
Data shows 8,600 Massachusetts elevators lack inspection

BOSTON (AP) - Data from the Department of Public Safety shows that about 8,600 elevators in Massachusetts have not had their yearly safety inspections as required by law, despite a budget increase that allowed for more inspectors.

May 27
Center for homeless vets to get $31M upgrade

BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh will be among those on hand when ground is broken for a $31 million renovation of the New England Center for Homeless Veterans.