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Lafayette advances with easy win over Boston U 89-64

EASTON, Pa. (AP) - Nick Lindner led all five starters in double figures with 23 points and fourth-seeded Lafayette cruised past No. 5 seed Boston University 89-64 in the Patriot League tournament on Thursday.

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Foxwoods agrees to operate proposed New Bedford casino

BOSTON (AP) - Connecticut-based Foxwoods Resort Casino has agreed to operate a casino proposed for the waterfront in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

Today at 08:13PM
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game

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

Today at 12:55PM
Late winter storm drops snow from Texas to Nantucket

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Winter could have at least one more blast for much of the U.S. after the late-season snow stops falling: Record low temperatures are in the forecast for dozens of cities.

Today at 12:37PM
Wilfork: Patriots aren't picking up my option

Defensive tackle Vince Wilfork said Thursday he will not be back with New England next season, ending an 11-year stay in which he won two Super Bowls and established himself as the cornerstone of the Patriots' defense.

Today at 12:37PM
Energy company IDs shippers for planned natural gas pipeline

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The Texas-based energy company that wants to build a natural gas pipeline through southern New Hampshire into Massachusetts announced Thursday that it has lined up utilities and other entities to transport the gas.

Today at 12:31PM
MGM sets March 24 groundbreaking on $800M Springfield casino

BOSTON (AP) - MGM outlined its construction schedule for an $800 million resort casino in Springfield on Thursday, starting with a March 24 groundbreaking.

Today at 12:13PM
Wellesley College to admit transgender students

WELLESLEY, Mass. (AP) - Wellesley College is joining a growing list of women's colleges that accept transgender students.

Today at 11:39AM
APNewsBreak: Maine fishermen set record $585M haul in 2014

ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) - Maine's fishermen hauled in a huge catch worth a state record $585 million last year, buoyed by an unprecedented surge in the value of the state's beloved lobsters.

Today at 11:29AM
Hernandez defense tries to knock down tire track testimony

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A lawyer for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has gone after a Massachusetts state trooper who testified that a tire track made at the scene of the crime matched a tire on a car that ex-New England Patriots player was driving the night of the killing.

Today at 11:17AM
Survivor of Boston attack recalls locking eyes with bomber

BOSTON (AP) - A man who became a symbol of the Boston Marathon bombing when he was wheeled away, ashen-faced, his legs severely injured, testified Thursday that he locked eyes with one of the bombers shortly before the explosives went off.

Today at 10:55AM
Wilfork tweets that Patriots won't pick up his option

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Vince Wilfork says his time with the New England Patriots is over after 11 years.

Today at 10:05AM
Aaron Hernandez trial resumes with tire track testimony

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has resumed with testimony about tire tracks found near the body of the victim.