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LOWELL, Mass. (AP) AAA" The University of Massachusetts-Lowell is holding a special ceremony to officially open a new building that's expected to transform the campus.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota's first outdoor home opener in 33 years was staged on a spectacularly sunny afternoon. The crowd was fired up for a premier opponent, New England.
BOSTON (AP) - State gambling regulators were to resume discussions on awarding the lucrative Boston-area casino license to either Wynn Resorts or Mohegan Sun.
CANTON, Massachusetts (AP) - Some cut themselves. Others slam their heads against walls or desks - so hard that one girl detached both retinas and a young man triggered a stroke. Another pulled out all his teeth.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Miss New York Kira Kazantsev won the Miss America pageant Sunday night, with the help of a red plastic cup.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The new Miss America won her crown after singing a Pharrell Williams song while playing with a red plastic cup, a performance she says was inspired by a similar scene in a move.
BOSTON (AP) - Advocates for changing Massachusetts' personal income tax may have new fuel for their campaign, as a new national study suggests a more progressive income tax that requires wealthier individuals to pay higher tax rates could help states deal with revenue problems.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named the new Miss America Sunday night, marking the third year in a row that a contestant from her state has walked away with the crown in the nationally televised pageant.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The top 5 finalists in this year's Miss America pageant have been chosen. They are:
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Matt Asiata will start in Adrian Peterson's place for Minnesota, with the star running back inactive for the Vikings against New England.
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire authorities say a Massachusetts man spent a cold, rainy night lost on Mount Washington as the temperature dropped into the 30s.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Emily Younker isn't getting married until next year but she's already made sure the date doesn't conflict with college football and sent one invitation: To Big Al, the elephant mascot of the University of Alabama Crimson Tide.
NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Family and friends of a paratrooper from Northborough killed in Afghanistan will be gathering for calling hours and a funeral in his hometown.
NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) - A fire at a landfill in Nantucket has firefighters busy for a second day.
The Judge Rotenberg Educational Center outside Boston is the only place in the country known to use electrical skin shocks as aversive conditioning for patients with severe developmental and behavior disorders who harm themselves or others. The Food and Drug Administration is considering whether to ban the skin shock devices used by the center.
CANTON, Mass. (AP) - Some cut themselves. Others slam their heads against walls or desks - so hard that one girl detached both retinas and a young man triggered a stroke. Another pulled out all his teeth.
BOSTON (AP) - The talented Southern California defensive line was no match for Boston College's running quarterback.
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (AP) - Like all parents, Constance Clarizia wants a short respite and sweet dreams at the end of the day.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Steven Wright got another chance to showcase his knuckleball. The results were impressive.
SOUTH WELLFLEET, Mass. (AP) - Horseshoe crabs in Wellfleet Harbor will get sonic transmitters next spring to help figure out the right balance between commercial harvesting and conservation.
BOSTON (AP) - Fans wearing red bandannas stormed the field in a raucous celebration of Boston College's first victory over a top 10 team in a decade.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jeremy Guthrie walked out to the mound for the second inning and found he had something rare for a Kansas City Royals pitcher - a two-run lead.