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Amtrak's Downeaster wrapping up difficult month

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Amtrak's Downeaster is wrapping up the worst month for train cancellations since the passenger rail service launched more than a decade ago.

Jul 29
Massachusetts lawmakers gear up for final push

BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Legislature is gearing up for the final two days of its formal session with a handful of major bills still awaiting action.

Jul 29
Boston slide continues with 4-2 loss to Toronto

BOSTON (AP) - A year after bolstering their rotation at the trade deadline, it looks as if the Boston Red Sox are exploring the market again.

Jul 29
Stroman again stifles Boston in Jays' 4-2 win

BOSTON (AP) - Marcus Stroman was so good against the Boston Red Sox last week that he went with the same plan Tuesday night.

Jul 29
Market Basket board says it's considering offers

BOSTON (AP) - The Market Basket board says it is continuing to evaluate several offers to buy the embattled supermarket chain among other "strategic alternatives."

Jul 29
Operator: Stranded boat was in restricted area

BOSTON (AP) - A group of whale watchers expecting only an afternoon tour were forced instead to spend a long night at sea after their boat was snagged by a mooring cable off Massachusetts, officials and passengers said Tuesday.

Jul 29
Couple wants middle names to include 'Seamonster'

HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) - Sea monsters may exist only in the imagination, but a Massachusetts couple wants to make them part of their names.

Jul 29
Immigration overload: The debate in governor races

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - The federal government has placed as many as 30,000 minors who have crossed the border illegally with sponsors across the country this year, spurring a wide range of reactions from governors, many of whom are up for re-election this fall.

Jul 29
Soldiers get $92M in debt relief under settlement

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Thirteen states have settled an investigation into improper lending with a court agreement that is expected to provide $92 million in debt relief for 17,800 U.S. military personnel.

Jul 29
Disabled commuter train to NYC cleared from tracks

NEW YORK (AP) - A New Jersey Transit commuter train was removed Tuesday after becoming disabled just outside the Hudson River tunnel in New York City and delaying trains for commuters throughout the Northeast.

Jul 29
Boat passengers tell of night stranded off Boston

BOSTON (AP) - They weren't castaways, but like the tourists on Gilligan's Island, a group of whale watchers expecting only a three-hour tour got much more after their boat was snagged by a mooring cable off Massachusetts and they were forced to spend a long night at sea.

Jul 29
Authorities say soldiers get $92M in debt relief

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) AAA" New York and 12 other states have settled an investigation into improper lending with a court agreement to shut down the company and expected to provide $92 million in debt relief for 17,800 U.S. military personnel.

Jul 29
Home prices rise, sales down slightly in June

BOSTON (AP) - A real estate group says prices for single-family homes rose again last month in Massachusetts even as sales fell off slightly compared to a year ago.

Jul 29
Boston whale watching boat returns after stranding

BOSTON (AP) - They weren't castaways, but like the tourists on Gilligan's Island, a group of whale watchers expecting only a three-hour tour got much more after their boat was snagged by a lobster trap rope off Massachusetts and they were forced to spend a long night at sea.

Jul 29
Whale watching boat snagged by rope docks safely

BOSTON (AP) - Passengers on a whale watch boat are back on dry land after spending a long night stuck at sea outside Boston.