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Jul 28
Ugly night for Boston: Sox hammered by Jays 14-1

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Red Sox are looking like a team that'll be playing out the string a little early this season.

Jul 28
Cabrera, Dickey lead Blue Jays over Red Sox 14-1

BOSTON (AP) - Melky Cabrera's second homer sailed over the left field wall and smashed a car window across the street.

Jul 28
Whale watching boat snagged by lobster trap rope

BOSTON (AP) - They're not castaways, but like the tourists on television's Gilligan's Island, a group of whale watchers expected only a three-hour tour but got much more after their boat was snagged by a lobster trap rope outside Boston.

Jul 28
Boston whale watchers taking long way home

BOSTON (AP) - Whale watchers on a cruise are taking a long way back to Boston.

Jul 28
Super PAC ad heats up Massachusetts governor race

BOSTON (AP) - The campaign of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley is criticizing rival Steve Grossman after a super PAC launched an ad attacking Coakley for her opposition to Gov. Deval Patrick's proposal to limit individuals to one gun purchase per month.

Jul 27
Lost Red Sox title ring returned by Yankees fan

NEW YORK (AP) - A lost Red Sox World Series ring is back on the finger of its owner, thanks to a nifty pickup by an ardent New York Yankees fan.

Jul 27
Gants to be installed as chief justice of SJC

BOSTON (AP) - A change is set for the state's highest court.

Jul 27
Ortiz's 3-run homer helps Red Sox end skid

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The Tampa Bay Rays didn't like the way David Ortiz acted after he helped beat them with a three-run homer, and now it's back on between the teams at the bottom of the AL East.

Jul 27
Patriots DBs train together in Phoenix

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The downpour began as practice was about to end for the Patriots on Sunday.

Jul 27
American Bar Association to hold annual meeting

BOSTON (AP) - The American Bar Association will consider topics ranging from cybersecurity to domestic violence when the legal professional group holds its annual meeting in Boston next month.

Jul 27
UMass Amherst awarded $700k to study tribal health

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - The University of Massachusetts Amherst has received a $700,000 grant for a research project to identity and reduce health risks in tribal communities.

Jul 27
Patriots cut WR Greg Orton, sign 2 other WRs

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The New England Patriots have released wide receiver Greg Orton two days after he suffered a leg injury.

Jul 27
Police arrest suspect in alleged samurai attack

BOURNE, Mass. (AP) - Police in Bourne have arrested a suspect in an alleged samurai attack.

Jul 27
Pipeline proposal stirs opposition in Berkshires

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A group of lawmakers in the Berkshires is opposing a gas pipeline proposed for northern Massachusetts.

Jul 27
Numerous illnesses reported at Mass. concert

MANSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Emergency service workers from six towns responded to numerous reports of illness at a Keith Urban concert in Mansfield. Officials said alcohol consumption was the likely cause.

Jul 27
UConn makes 3-D copies of antique instrument parts

STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Researchers at the University of Connecticut are using medical technology to breathe new life into some antique musical instruments.

Jul 27
In governor's race, a patchwork fundraising map

BOSTON (AP) - Republican Charlie Baker is not only leading every other candidate in the fundraising race for governor, but his financial support is also deeper across a wider swath of Massachusetts than any of his rivals.