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Today at 09:09AM
Maine risks losing funding over food stamp policy

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Gov. Paul LePage's administration is facing a potential loss of federal funding to administer its food stamp program over concerns about state's decision to put photos on cards used to access the benefits.

Today at 08:42AM
Regulators set deadlines for final casino license

BOSTON (AP) - State gambling regulators have set new application deadlines for Massachusetts' third and final resort casino license.

Today at 08:01AM
Desaulniers named AP's New England media director

BOSTON (AP) - Dwayne Desaulniers, a former business and technology director for The Associated Press, has been named the news cooperative's director of local media for New England.

Today at 07:20AM
Marylou Sudders named Baker's HHS chief

BOSTON (AP) - Gov.-elect Charlie Baker has named Marylou Sudders, a former state commissioner of mental health and chief executive of the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, to serve as Secretary of Health and Human Services in his administration.

Today at 07:04AM
State high court overturns murder conviction

BOSTON (AP) - The highest court in Massachusetts has overturned a murder conviction in the 2005 slaying of a man in New Bedford and ordered a new trial.

Today at 04:59AM
Rail study outlines costs, benefits of expansion

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire would get more bang for its buck by bringing passenger rail service beyond Nashua to Manchester, according to a preliminary feasibility study, but state officials aren't ready to recommend an option.

Today at 04:47AM
Pioneering Amherst College professor dies

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Rose Richardson Olver, the first woman tenure-track professor at Amherst College who played a critical role as the school went coeducational, has died.

Today at 03:56AM
Man on trial for fatal Brockton crash

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) - A Brockton man police say caused an eight-vehicle chain reaction crash that killed a woman while he was fleeing a traffic stop is on trial.

Today at 03:22AM
Bean heiress donates $3M to LifeFlight program

ST. GEORGE, Maine (AP) - A champion of the Maine lobster industry and an heiress to the L.L. Bean outdoors retailer has announced a $3 million donation to the state's LifeFlight Foundation.

Today at 03:00AM
Man struck killed, crossing Bourne road

BOURNE, Mass. (AP) - Bourne police are investigating the death of a pedestrian struck and killed by a pickup truck while crossing a highway on-ramp.

Today at 02:32AM
Self-described pastor sentenced for child rape

BOSTON (AP) - A self-described pastor from Boston has been sentenced to up to 12 years in prison for raping a child under 14 years old he met through her parents.

Today at 01:48AM
Man who had gun near strip club held without bail

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A South Hadley man arrested for brandishing a shotgun outside a Springfield strip club where his stepdaughter was a dancer has been held without bail for four months after a judge ruled him a danger to society.