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Boston's Tip O'Neill Tunnel to close overnight

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts transportation officials are warning drivers that the Interstate 93 Tip O'Neill Tunnel will close in the southbound direction through Boston from late Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

52 minutes ago
Gronk promises he will play Sunday

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Star tight end Rob Gronkowski stood in front of his Gillette Stadium locker Monday and announced he will be playing in the New England Patriots' opener at Miami this Sunday.

Today at 01:49PM
Most Massachusetts voters register as independent

BOSTON (AP) - The most recent party enrollment numbers show that despite Massachusetts' reputation as a Democratic state, the majority of voters have opted against either major party.

Today at 01:01PM
Dustin Pedroia remains out of Boston lineup

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia is out of the lineup for the second straight game because of concussion-like symptoms.

Today at 12:57PM
Boston College platoon replaces Heisman finalist

BOSTON (AP) - Boston College doesn't have a player who can replace Heisman Trophy finalist Andre Williams.

Today at 12:07PM
Massachusetts tells drivers their LOLs can wait

BOSTON (AP) - State transportation officials first got the attention of drivers in June when they posted electronic highway signs that implored Bostonians to "use yah blinkah."

Today at 12:07PM
Former NHL defenseman Vadnais dies

NEW YORK (AP) - Former NHL defenseman Carol Vadnais, a six-time all-star, has died. He was 68.

Today at 11:49AM
Where candidates for governor stand on health care

BOSTON (AP) - Improving the well-being of the state's health care system could be a difficult prescription to fill for the next governor, given Massachusetts' rocky effort to merge its 2006 health care law and President Barack Obama's 2010 federal law. That's not the only health care challenge the Democratic and Republican candidates are weighing ahead of the Sept. 9 primary:

Today at 11:19AM
Low-level tornado comes down briefly in Worcester

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down briefly in Worcester.

Aug 30
Albany escapes with 14-13 win over Holy Cross

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Neil Morrison returned a fumble 79 yards for a touchdown with seconds remaining allowing Albany to escape with a 14-13 win over Holy Cross on Saturday.