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Mar 29
Obama to headline Kennedy Institute dedication

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is headlining the dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U.S. Senate, a facility that includes a full-size replica of the chamber where the late Massachusetts Democratic senator served for 47 years.

Mar 29
Coast Guard searching for man overboard

BOSTON (AP) - The Coast Guard is searching for a man who may have fallen off a scalloping boat.

Mar 29
Feds to wrap up case in 1st phase of marathon bombing trial

BOSTON (AP) - Prosecutors are expected to wrap up their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with testimony from medical examiners who will describe the injuries to two people who died in the attack, including an 8-year-old boy.

Mar 29
Obama to attend opening of Institute honoring Sen. Kennedy

BOSTON (AP) - President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Republican U.S. Sen. John McCain are among the guests scheduled to pay tribute to the late Sen. Edward Kennedy at the formal dedication of an institute named for him in Boston.

Mar 29
Hernandez fiancee set to resume testimony in murder trial

The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is expected to take the stand for a second day of testimony in his murder trial and talk about a box she disposed of from their basement the day after a man who was dating her younger sister was killed.

Mar 29
Nebraska-Omaha beats RIT 4-0 to reach Frozen Four

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Ryan Massa made 40 saves and Nebraska-Omaha beat Rochester Institute of Technology 4-0 on Sunday night in the NCAA Midwest Regional final to reach the Frozen Four for the first time.

Mar 28
Denver beats Boston College 5-2 in NCAA hockey

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Grant Arnold scored twice and Trevor Moore had a goal and an assist to help Denver beat Boston College 5-2 on Saturday in the East Regional semifinals of the NCAA hockey tournament.

Mar 28
Tom Brady posts video of cliff jump

Tom Brady really went deep.

Mar 28
Man sought in wife's killing crashes car in police chase

PEABODY, Mass. (AP) - A Peabody man charged with beating his estranged wife to death has been arrested after crashing her car in a police chase.

Mar 28
Revolution win first of season, beating Earthquakes 2-1

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Kelyn Rowe scored twice and the New England Revolution beat the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 on Saturday in steady snow and hail for their first victory of the season.

Mar 28
Red Sox rough up Rays starter Karns in 9-6 victory

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) - Nathan Karns is excited about an opportunity to open the season in Tampa Bay's pitching rotation.

Mar 28
Fire destroys Fall River apartment building, damages second

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - An apartment building has been destroyed and a second one damaged in a fire in Fall River.

Mar 28
Van Gogh exhibit to feature artist's nature paintings

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. (AP) - An exhibit featuring 50 paintings and drawings of nature by Vincent Van Gogh will open in western Massachusetts in June.

Mar 28
Group to push for $15 an hour fast food "living wage"

BOSTON (AP) - A labor-backed group that pushed for a higher minimum wage in Massachusetts is setting its sights on a new goal: a $15 "living wage" for workers in fast food restaurants and big box stores.

Mar 28
Lucic scores 2 goals in Bruins' 4-2 win over Rangers

BOSTON (AP) - If the Boston Bruins want an example of what's needed in the final few games to make the playoffs, they can simply watch a replay of the first period against the New York Rangers.

Mar 28
Rangers-Bruins Sums

First Period_1, Boston, Lucic 16 (Bergeron, Pastrnak), 1:41. 2, Boston, Lucic 17 (Krug, Spooner), 9:26. 3, Boston, Soderberg 12, 14:27. Penalties_None.