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House speaker's consultant on PawSox works for industry

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - An economist hired by House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello to consult on a proposal for a new Pawtucket Red Sox stadium in Providence is also a consultant for the Baseball Commissioner's Office.

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Incoming UMass president vows to increase online learning

BOSTON (AP) - Incoming University of Massachusetts President Marty Meehan is vowing to expand online learning at the five-campus system.

Today at 01:49PM
Obama chooses Marine general as Joint Chiefs chairman

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday nominated a respected, combat hardened commander as his next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to lead the military during a key period of transition.

Today at 01:49PM
Regulators approve increase in menhaden catch limits

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A multi-state regulatory board is approving higher catch limits for Atlantic menhaden, a fish that plays important roles as bait and part of the ocean food web.

Today at 01:31PM
Irish nanny charged in baby's death wins release on bail

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) - An Irish nanny charged with killing a 1-year-old Massachusetts girl in her care more than two years ago won provisional freedom Tuesday after a judge agreed to grant her bail as authorities review medical evidence.

Today at 11:13AM
Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer points to family dysfunction

BOSTON (AP) - Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers called a Russian historian and a psychiatrist to the stand Tuesday in a bid to save the Boston Marathon bomber from the death penalty by portraying him as the product of a dysfunctional family from a turbulent corner of the world.

Today at 10:55AM
1 dead after 4-alarm blaze strikes Arlington condo complex

ARLINGTON, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say one person has died in an early morning four-alarm fire at an Arlington condominium complex that sent residents scrambling into the streets with nothing but the clothes they were wearing.

Today at 10:07AM
Family of woman dropped on head by ambulance crew gets $1.5M

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) - The family of a woman who suffered a brain hemorrhage and died days after an ambulance crew dropped her on her head has been awarded $1.5 million in a wrongful death lawsuit.

Today at 10:01AM
Jury awards $1.5M to family of woman dropped by EMTs

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts jury has awarded $1.5 million to the family of a woman who died days after an ambulance crew dropped her on her head.

Today at 09:49AM
California seeks to block inmate's sex reassignment surgery

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California officials want a federal appeals court to block a judge's order that the state immediately provide a transgender prisoner with sex reassignment surgery.