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Today at 07:45PM
Search of Hernandez home under scrutiny in court

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Lawyers for ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez continued their effort Wednesday to have cellphone evidence thrown out, and a judge began hearing testimony on what the defense claims was an unlawful interrogation of him at his home.

Today at 06:55PM
Ex-NFL player pleads guilty to drug charge

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Former NFL player Donald Reche Caldwell has pleaded guilty to drug charges in Florida.

Today at 06:17PM
Verso's Bucksport, Maine, paper mill is closing

BUCKSPORT, Maine (AP) - Verso is closing the company's Bucksport mill, putting more than 500 people out of work, after company officials concluded that it cannot be made profitable, officials said Wednesday

Today at 06:15PM
Emergency plan on New England cod fish sought

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - The National Marine Fisheries Service expects to implement emergency measures in November aimed at stemming cod fish decline in the Gulf of Maine.

Today at 05:51PM
Obama dines with fundraising contest winners

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is breaking bread in Washington with two women who won a fundraising contest to help Democratic Senate candidates.

Today at 05:39PM
Horse owners seek racing license for Suffolk Downs

BOSTON (AP) - Horse owners and trainers are trying to keep races going at Suffolk Downs, New England's last remaining thoroughbred track, which plans to stop live races Saturday.

Today at 05:21PM
Gov. Patrick: Massachusetts prepared for Ebola

BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Deval Patrick is reassuring Massachusetts residents after the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. was being treated in Texas.

Today at 05:07PM
'Orange is the New Black' author talks Season 3

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) - The woman whose best-selling prison memoir has been adapted into the "Orange is the New Black" Netflix series is sharing her insight into the upcoming Season 3, saying it "holds some really amazing stories and twists and turns."

Today at 05:03PM
Brady tries to keep even keel during slow start

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady tries not to get too high when things are going well or too low when they're not.

Today at 04:53PM
Prison for bank exec who used firm's card for wine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A former TD Bank executive who used a company credit card to buy $240,000 in Champagne and lap dances at strip clubs to ease his stress from work has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.

Today at 04:53PM
Officials: Maine paper mill closing; 570 jobs lost

BUCKSPORT, Maine (AP) - Verso officials say they're closing the company's Bucksport mill, putting more than 500 people out of work.

Today at 04:45PM
Gov. Patrick criticizes Boston Herald cartoon

BOSTON (AP) - Gov. Deval Patrick criticized a Boston Herald editorial cartoon meant to satirize the Secret Service after an intruder made it deep into the White House.

Today at 04:09PM
"Orange is the New Black" author talks Season 3

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) - The woman whose best-selling prison memoir has been adapted into the "Orange is the New Black" video series says Season 3 of the sensational Netflix show "holds some really amazing stories and twists and turns" for fans of exploits in the prison.

Today at 03:13PM
Judge weighing Hernandez bid to toss evidence

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A judge has finished hearing testimony in a bid by ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez's lawyers to have evidence from his cellphone tossed, but she issued no immediate ruling.

Today at 02:57PM
3 Afghan soldiers who fled say they can't go home

BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) - Three Afghan military officers who sought refuge in Canada after taking off from a military training exercise in Massachusetts said Wednesday they were trying to escape Taliban violence at home but now face the wrath of their own government as well.

Today at 02:33PM
New York Post settles lawsuit over 'Bag Men' cover

BOSTON (AP) - The New York Post has settled a defamation lawsuit over a cover three days after the Boston Marathon bombing that featured a photo of two Massachusetts residents with the headline "Bag Men."

Today at 02:13PM
Bruins look for more point production in 2014-15

BOSTON (AP) - It's still difficult for Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask to take pride in his Vezina Trophy win from a season ago.

Today at 01:50PM
Georgia Tech's Thomas 1 of ACC's breakout stars

ATLANTA (AP) - Justin Thomas's will to win has helped Georgia Tech get off to an impressive start in what has been a memorable first month as the Yellow Jackets' starting quarterback.