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Today at 01:12PM
Transit board considers contract for Chinese firm

BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Deval Patrick says a Chinese company in the running to build new cars for the MBTA's Red and Orange Lines has been "thoroughly vetted."

Today at 12:57PM
Ex-Boston funeral director held on $50,000 bail

BOSTON (AP) - A former Boston funeral director charged with improperly storing bodies and stealing thousands of dollars in funeral pre-payments has been ordered held on $50,000 bail.

Today at 12:05PM
Ex-Boston funeral director held on $50K bail

BOSTON (AP) - A former Boston funeral director charged with improperly storing bodies and stealing thousands of dollars in funeral pre-payments has been ordered held on $50,000 bail.

Oct 19
Clinics say not best place to check for Ebola

When a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. started feeling ill himself, he didn't rush to the nearest hospital. He chose an urgent care clinic.

Oct 19
Craftsbury, Cambridge win at Head of the Charles

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - The Vermont-based Craftsbury Sculling Center won the men's eights Sunday in the Head of the Charles Regatta and the Cambridge Boat Club took the women's race.

Oct 19
Sen. Warren campaigns for Braley in Senate race

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Sen. Elizabeth Warren focused on stumping for Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley during a campaign stop in Iowa Sunday, but some liberal activists in the state that will hold the first presidential caucus of 2016 made it clear they want her to consider a run for the White House.

Oct 19
Celtics beat Nets in experimental 44-minute game

NEW YORK (AP) - Jared Sullinger took a glance at the game clock and thought something must be wrong. With fewer than six minutes left in the first quarter, he was still in the game.

Oct 19
Celtics-Nets, Box

Green 5-12 3-4 14, Sullinger 7-15 4-5 21, Olynyk 2-7 0-0 4, Bradley 6-13 0-0 12, Turner 1-9 1-1 3, Smart 4-11 2-3 13, Bass 5-7 5-5 16, Zeller 1-5 0-0 2, Thornton 3-10 3-4 10, Wallace 0-0 0-0 0, Pressey 0-1 0-0 0, Powell 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-90 18-22 95.

Oct 19
Tip O'Neill tunnel to close Tuesday night

BOSTON (AP) - The state Transportation Department is warning motorists about an overnight shutdown of the Tip O'Neill tunnel.

Oct 19
Boston man pleads guilty to LA, GA drug charges

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The U.S. attorney in New Orleans says a Boston man has pleaded guilty to drug charges brought in both Louisiana and Georgia.

Oct 19
Kennedy name carries weight in Connecticut race

BRANFORD, Conn. (AP) - Bruce Wilson Jr. finds himself in rarified Republican company that includes Mitt Romney and Richard Nixon. Like those two before him, he is running against a Kennedy.

Oct 19
1 dead in Springfield car accident

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Springfield police are trying to determine the cause of a crash that killed a man who was ejected from his car after it hit a utility pole.

Oct 19
New England raking in millions from leaf peepers

JAFFREY, N.H. (AP) - On Mount Monadnock, hikers file up the 3,165-foot peak in lockstep, protected from drizzling rain by a luminous golden canopy of leaves. They're not just gazing at foliage - they're looking at cold, hard cash.

Oct 19
2 arrested in Providence shooting of Mass. man

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Providence police have arrested two men in connection with the shooting of a Massachusetts man near some nightclubs.