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Today at 04:50PM
States remind Market Basket of workers' rights

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts and New Hampshire officials are telling the Market Basket supermarket chain they'll be looking out for the legal rights of any workers fired in a protest over the family-owned company's leadership.

Today at 04:01PM
Appeal to be filed Aug. 14 for Whitey Bulger

BOSTON (AP) - Lawyers for former crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger say they'll file their appeal of his 2013 convictions with the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Aug. 14.

Today at 03:51PM
Report: Ex-president billed college for his gain

BOSTON (AP) - Former Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle racked up tens of thousands of dollars in personal expenses and travel costs on university credit cards and misrepresented much of the spending as university-related business, Massachusetts Inspector General Glenn Cunha's office said in a report released Thursday.

Today at 03:35PM
Officials: US citizen killed by bandits in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - An American citizen of Haitian descent was killed last week by armed robbers shortly after arriving in her impoverished Caribbean homeland to visit relatives, friends and officials said Thursday.

Today at 03:01PM
Obama nominates attorney for US District Court

BOSTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has nominated attorney Allison Dale Burroughs to serve on the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

Today at 02:22AM
Legislature holds final formal meeting of year

BOSTON (AP) - It could be a long day for state legislators as they rush to complete work on several proposed new laws.

Today at 12:04AM
GOP chairman to address black journalists

BOSTON (AP) - Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus (ryns PREE'-bus) will address black journalists in Boston.

Jul 30
GOP's Baker to unveil plan to fight drug addiction

BOSTON (AP) - Republican candidate for governor Charlie Baker has unveiled what he's calling a comprehensive approach to tackling the drug addiction crisis in Massachusetts.

Jul 30
Winning numbers drawn in 'MassCash' game

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

Jul 30
Red Sox fall again to Jays, 6-2

BOSTON (AP) - As the Red Sox were falling again to the Toronto Blue Jays, chants for Jon Lester could be heard echoing throughout a less than half filled Fenway Park.

Jul 30
Revolution beat Rapids to end 8-game losing streak

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Lee Nguyen had a goal and an assist and the New England Revolution beat the Colorado Rapids 3-0 on Wednesday night to end an eight-game losing streak.

Jul 30
Toronto beats Boston 6-1 to sweep Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) - As his winless streak stretched toward a third month and his ERA continued to climb, Mark Buehrle began to have doubts.

Jul 30
Bill would tough state's domestic violence laws

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts lawmakers have released a compromise bill designed to strengthen the state's domestic violence laws.

Jul 30
Bill aims to toughen Massachusetts' gun laws

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts police chiefs would have the right to go to court to try to deny firearms identification cards needed to buy rifles or shotguns to individuals they feel are unsuitable under a compromise bill released by lawmakers.

Jul 30
Lawmakers eye Aug. 16-17 for tax free weekend

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts shoppers hoping to shave a little off their shopping spree should plan to hit the stores on Aug. 16-17.

Jul 30
Boston man charged with rape at Urban concert

MANSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Police are investigating a possible sexual assault at a weekend Keith Urban concert at which dozens of people were treated for excessive drinking.