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Cardinals receive cornerback Dennard on waiver claim

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - The Arizona Cardinals received cornerback Alfonzo Dennard from the New England Patriots on Wednesday on a waiver claim.

27 minutes ago
Lawmakers say they need new PawSox proposal for stadium

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Many lawmakers say they need to see a new proposal from the Pawtucket Red Sox before deciding whether to support a stadium in downtown Providence.

51 minutes ago
Patriots employees traded texts about deflated footballs

An investigator's report into "Deflategate" cited a series of texts between two New England Patriots employees as key evidence in the conclusion that the Patriots likely deflated footballs in the AFC title game - and that quarterback Tom Brady probably knew about it.

55 minutes ago
Texts by Pats employees provide key evidence in Deflategate

An investigator's report into "Deflategate" cited a series of texts between two New England Patriots employees as key evidence in the conclusion that the Patriots likely deflated footballs in the AFC title game - and that quarterback Tom Brady probably knew about it.

Today at 04:35PM
Brockton man charged in crash that killed 2 passengers

AVON, Mass. (AP) - A 27-year-old Brockton man is charged with motor vehicle homicide in the deaths of two passengers when he crashed his car fleeing a traffic stop.

Today at 03:45PM
PawSox reviewing proposal after lukewarm reception

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A spokeswoman for the Pawtucket Red Sox said the team owners are looking for an "entirely different way" to structure a public-private partnership to build a stadium in Providence after an initial proposal for $120 million in state subsidies got a lukewarm reception.

Today at 03:17PM
Using a smartphone microscope to detect parasites in blood

WASHINGTON (AP) - Prick a finger and have the blood checked for parasites - by smartphone? Scientists are turning those ubiquitous phones into microscopes and other medical tools that could help fight diseases in remote parts of the world.

May 5
Maine PUC clashes over releasing market projection models

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Republican Gov. Paul LePage's appointees to the Maine Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday rejected a proposal to make public the growing number of "grading schemes" used to judge energy projects' economic benefits for ratepayers.

May 5
Pats tackle Solder healthy at voluntary team activities

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Nate Solder was blindsided by the news. Cancer.

May 5
Virgin Islands police suspect US man in slaying of parents

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - A 24-year-old Massachusetts man is suspected of fatally stabbing his parents during a family vacation in the U.S. Virgin Islands and then fleeing the three-island Caribbean territory, investigators said Tuesday.

May 5
Man who shipped guns to ex-NFL star Hernandez gets 2 years

BOSTON (AP) - A man who shipped guns to former New England Patriots player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez was sentenced Tuesday to two years in federal prison.

May 5
Irish nanny charged in baby's death released after 2 years

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) - An Irish nanny charged with killing a 1-year-old Massachusetts girl in her care more than two years ago was released on bail Tuesday while authorities review medical evidence.

May 5
House speaker's consultant on PawSox works for industry

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - An economist hired by House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello to consult on a proposal for a new Pawtucket Red Sox stadium in Providence said Tuesday that he also is a consultant for the pro baseball commissioner's office, but a spokesman for the speaker said he doesn't see a conflict.

May 5
Incoming UMass president vows to increase online learning

BOSTON (AP) - Incoming University of Massachusetts President Marty Meehan is vowing to expand online learning at the five-campus system.

May 5
Obama chooses Marine general as Joint Chiefs chairman

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama tapped a highly respected combat commander as his next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Tuesday, signaling that the battles against al-Qaida and Islamic State militants threatening the Middle East and the West remain top priorities for the nation's military despite years of trying to change the focus to Asia.

May 5
Regulators approve increase in menhaden catch limits

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A multi-state regulatory board is approving higher catch limits for Atlantic menhaden, a fish that plays important roles as bait and part of the ocean food web.

May 5
Irish nanny charged in baby's death wins release on bail

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) - An Irish nanny charged with killing a 1-year-old Massachusetts girl in her care more than two years ago won provisional freedom Tuesday after a judge agreed to grant her bail as authorities review medical evidence.