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PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Couples float across the hardwood floor - practicing the rise and fall of a classic waltz, or the fancy footwork of the Latin-flavored cha-cha - circling the single disco ball to the beat of a live band.
ATTLEBORO, Mass. (AP) - G.I. Joe, a military action figure aimed at American boys, was born in the mid-1960s, just as the Vietnam War was beginning to gain momentum.
BOSTON (AP) - A man charged with sexually abusing 13 children through his wife's unlicensed child care business died at a hospital Friday night after an apparent suicide attempt in jail several hours earlier, his lawyer said.
BOSTON (AP) - Jared Sullinger was at a loss to explain how his Boston Celtics could win while committing a season-high 28 turnovers.
J.Johnson 9-21 2-3 21, Pierce 4-11 2-2 10, Plumlee 4-5 2-3 10, Williams 7-15 4-4 20, Livingston 0-6 3-4 3, Blatche 3-7 4-5 11, Anderson 0-1 0-0 0, Kirilenko 1-3 1-1 3, Teletovic 0-2 2-2 2, Thornton 1-9 2-2 4. Totals 29-80 22-26 84.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - Harvard became the first team to reach the NCAA tournament, and the Crimson did it on rival Yale's court.
Moundou-Missi 6-8 4-5 16, Saunders 4-6 1-8 9, Casey 3-5 0-2 6, Rivard 2-6 0-0 6, Chambers 5-9 5-9 17, Curry 4-8 4-7 14, Travis 1-1 0-1 2, Cummins 0-0 0-0 0, Okolie 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 25-44 14-32 70.
BOSTON (AP) - The attorney for a Wakefield man charged with sexually abusing 13 children in a child care business said his client died after an apparent suicide attempt in jail.
Deerfield Police Department, Massachusetts: Happening now, the two finalist for the South County EMS director job are being interviewed live on community access TV.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Restricted free-agent linebacker Mark Herzlich has re-signed with the New York Giants.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Springfield has launched a $20 million fundraising campaign to help cover new cost estimates to restore its historic downtown bell tower.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Columbus Blue Jackets have recalled defenseman Frederic St. Denis from their American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Tim Dahlberg, Eddie Pells and Jimmy Golen's combined efforts earned them story of the year honors in the annual writing contest for AP staffers judged by Associated Press Sports Editors at their winter meeting.
Montague Police Department: I was asked by some on how to make donations to the K-9 fund. We appreciate any donation towards the program. All proceeds help to make the K-9 program very successful. If you would like to donate, please make a check or money order out to the "Montague Police Dept K-9" and send or drop it off at the police department. Thank you for your donations!!!
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Seven media groups won "Grand Slam" honors in the annual Associated Press Sports Editors' writing and sections contest that was held this week.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - David Ortiz ended an 0-for-8 spring training start with a double in the fourth inning as the Boston Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 Friday.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - The Pawtucket City Council has approved an agreement under which the Pawtucket Red Sox would remain at McCoy Stadium until 2021, and potentially beyond.
Baystate Franklin Medical Center: Baystate Franklin Medical Center Lifts Flu-Based Restrictions on Visitors Normal visitation policy returns With flu activity on the decline, Baystate Franklin Medical Center has lifted its flu-based restrictions on visitors. Normal visiting hours are in effect as of March 7. Seasonal flu activity usually peaks in January or February, but it can occur as early as October and as late as May. In January, Baystate Health implemented visiting restrictions to help limit transmission of the flu and protect patients, guests and staff. The health systemâs three hospitals affected by the change in visitation rules included Baystate Franklin, Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, and Baystate Mary Lane Hospital in Ware, as well as various outpatient facilities.
BOSTON (AP) - State transportation officials say they expect the Callahan Tunnel to reopen a couple of days ahead of schedule.