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Jul 28
Ugly night for Boston: Sox hammered by Jays 14-1

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Red Sox are looking like a team that'll be playing out the string a little early this season.

Jul 28
Cabrera, Dickey lead Blue Jays over Red Sox 14-1

BOSTON (AP) - Melky Cabrera's second homer sailed over the left field wall and smashed a car window across the street.

Jul 28
Whale watching boat snagged by lobster trap rope

BOSTON (AP) - Whale watchers are having an unexpected nighttime experience outside Boston after their boat was snagged by a lobster trap rope.

Jul 28
Boston whale watchers taking long way home

BOSTON (AP) - Whale watchers on a cruise are taking a long way back to Boston.

Jul 28
Super PAC ad heats up Massachusetts governor race

BOSTON (AP) - The campaign of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley is criticizing rival Steve Grossman after a super PAC launched an ad attacking Coakley for her opposition to Gov. Deval Patrick's proposal to limit individuals to one gun purchase per month.

Jul 28
Ronstadt, Katzenberg among those honored by Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) - Singer Linda Ronstadt, DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg and public radio host Diane Rehm are among those being honored at the White House Monday for their contributions to arts and humanities.

Jul 28
Report: Many Boston homicides remain unsolved

BOSTON (AP) - While overall Boston's murder rate has been dropping, more than half of the killings that occurred in the city during the past decade remain unsolved.

Jul 28
Farmers hurt by Market Basket dispute

METHUEN, Mass. (AP) - The family feud that has led to empty shelves at the Market Basket stores is having an impact on local farmers who normally supply produce to the regional supermarket chain.

Jul 28
Car rates returning to levels before deregulation

BOSTON (AP) - Auto insurance rates that fell sharply after deregulation in Massachusetts are climbing again.

Jul 28
Miss Hampton Beach crowned at 68th pageant

HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) - Despite heavy rain and a slightly rushed pageant, the newly crowned Miss Hampton Beach had the chance to enjoy the moment.

Jul 28
Dozens treated at Keith Urban concert

MANSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say several dozen people were treated for alcohol-related illnesses at a weekend concert at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield.

Jul 28
Massachusetts braces for more severe weather

REVERE, Mass. (AP) - The National Weather Service says it will investigate to determine whether a tornado may have touched down in the Revere area.

Jul 28
3 Massachusetts scientists win science awards

BOSTON (AP) - Three Massachusetts scientists have been named recipients of the prestigious Blavatnik (bluh-VAHT'-nik) National Awards, which come with an unrestricted $250,000 prize.

Jul 27
Apparent human remains found in Duxbury

DUXBURY, Mass. (AP) - Authorities are seeking help from the public as they investigate the discovery of a box containing apparent human remains in Duxbury.

Jul 27
Archer rankled by Ortiz, Bosox end TB's win streak

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Chris Archer saved his brushback pitch for David Ortiz until after the game.