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Oct 20
1980 US hockey team to host fantasy camp in Placid

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) - Several members of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team are returning to the scene of their greatest triumph.

Oct 20
Washington Supreme Court to hear Backpage.com case

SEATTLE (AP) - The Washington Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in a case filed by three sex trafficking victims who say the website Backpage.com helps promote the exploitation of children.

Oct 20
Hernandez lawyers due in court in double slaying

BOSTON (AP) - Prosecutors and lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez are expected in court for a status conference in his Boston double homicide case.

Oct 20
Home where babies' bodies found being torn down

BLACKSTONE, Mass. (AP) - The squalid Massachusetts house in which the skeletal remains of three dead infants were found last month was to be torn down.

Oct 20
Closing arguments set in trial of Tsarnaev friend

BOSTON (AP) - Closing arguments were scheduled in the federal trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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.

Oct 19
Marine accused in Philippine killing tests US ties

OLONGAPO, Philippines (AP) - Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a coffin containing the body of her daughter and demands answers. On a hulking American assault ship moored at a nearby port sits a man who might have them - a U.S. Marine authorities suspect in the brutal slaying at a cheap hotel more than a week ago.

Oct 19
Marine suspect in Philippine killing tests US ties

OLONGAPO, Philippines (AP) - Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a coffin containing the body of her daughter and demands answers. On a hulking American assault ship moored at a nearby port sits a man who might have them - a U.S. Marine authorities suspect in the brutal slaying at a cheap hotel more than a week ago.

Oct 19
2 dead in separate shootings in Chelsea

CHELSEA, Mass. (AP) - Police in the Boston suburb of Chelsea are investigating separate shootings that killed two people, including a 35-year-old woman who authorities say was shot while looking out her window and wasn't the intended target.

Oct 19
2 die in head-on crash in Boston

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts State Police say two women who died in a head-on crash in Boston weren't wearing their seat belts, and that was a factor in their deaths.

Oct 19
Clergy to advocate for paid sick time question

BOSTON (AP) - Religious congregations across Massachusetts are rallying in support of a ballot question calling for workers to be allowed to accrue paid sick time.