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36 minutes ago
Jon Lester ready to help lead A's back to playoffs

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Jon Lester walked through the Oakland clubhouse doors to quite a greeting, from the snappy, patriotic marching tune on the sound system to the handshakes and hellos from every corner.

48 minutes ago
Keith Urban: 'Horrified' by alleged rape at show

MANSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Keith Urban says he's 'horrified' by reports of a possible sexual assault at his concert last weekend south of Boston.

Today at 07:13PM
Cardinals add Lackey, Masterson to active roster

ST. LOUIS (AP) - John Lackey won't be facing his old team in his first start with the St. Louis Cardinals. And he has no problem pitching at a deep discount next season.

Today at 06:37PM
Cespedes, Craig at Fenway after trade flurry

BOSTON (AP) - If Yoenis Cespedes didn't know much about the Boston Red Sox while growing up in Cuba, he found the perfect person to teach him all about the history of the franchise and its ballpark.

Today at 05:19PM
Board names new chancellor for UNC Asheville

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - The woman who has been president of the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts since 2002 will be the next chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Asheville.

Today at 05:01PM
Man accused of Obama threat faces gun charges

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - A man accused of threatening President Barack Obama on Twitter has been arrested on gun charges.

Today at 05:01PM
Gov. Patrick begins reviewing several major bills

BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Deval Patrick said Friday that he's pleased lawmakers were able to finish work on several major pieces of legislation, but wants time to review them before deciding which to sign into law.

Today at 04:19PM
Dems, GOP looking for black, minority turnout

BOSTON (AP) - With control of the House and Senate up for grabs, Democrats are looking to minority voters - especially black voters who heavily supported President Barack Obama - to turn out and help them forestall a Republican takeover of Congress this November.

Today at 04:19PM
Robert Kennedy Jr. to marry actress Cheryl Hines

HYANNIS, Mass. (AP) - Robert Kennedy Jr. and "Curb Your Enthusiasm" actress Cheryl Hines are planning to tie the knot in a wedding at the Kennedy compound in Massachusetts.

Today at 03:55PM
MGM finalizes purchase of 2 Springfield properties

BOSTON (AP) - MGM Resorts International has taken ownership of two city-owned properties in downtown Springfield as it plans to build an $800 million casino there.

Today at 02:31PM
Man faces gun charges in alleged Obama threat

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts man has been arrested on gun charges in connection with an investigation into alleged threats against President Barack Obama.

Today at 02:01PM
FairPoint contract expires this weekend

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - FairPoint Communications and two unions representing 1,700 workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont continued to negotiate Friday as the expiration of the existing contract looms this weekend.

Today at 01:49PM
Google confirms it sold barge docked in Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Google Inc. is confirming that the barge it docked in Maine has been sold.

Today at 11:11AM
Judge says Raimondo must be deposed on 38 Studios

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - General Treasurer and gubernatorial candidate Gina Raimondo must give a deposition in a lawsuit over the deal that gave ex-Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's video game company a $75 million state-backed loan, a Rhode Island judge said Friday.

Today at 10:59AM
Amtrak's Downeaster back to full schedule

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Amtrak's Downeaster is back on a regular schedule following a month of train cancellations caused by track maintenance.

Today at 10:59AM
Girl at Market Basket protest struck by car

SEABROOK, N.H. (AP) - Police say 12-year-old girl was struck by a car while attending a Market Basket protest in Seabrook, New Hampshire.