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Nov 22
Cape missionaries breach Africa lockdown via radio

HYANNIS, Mass. (AP) - Forced by the Ebola epidemic to be under lockdown in a children's home in Sierra Leone, missionaries Patty and Allen Morell of Centerville are reaching out to thousands of people in the West African nation with a radio program.

Nov 22
Author, expert is apostle for the American apple

GREENFIELD, Mass. (AP) - There's Old Nonesuch of Massachusetts, Paw Paw, Melvin Sweet, Cogswell, Fallawater ... Do you know your apples?

Nov 22
Northeastern beats Navy in Tip-Off Classic, 68-44

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) - Scott Eatherton scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Northeastern sank Navy 68-44 in the first game of the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic at the Mohegan Sun Arena Saturday night.

Nov 22
AP-BKC--Northeastern-Navy Box

Walker 3-6 0-0 9, Williams 5-9 0-0 11, Ford 2-4 2-2 8, Stahl 2-4 1-3 5, Eatherton 7-11 5-6 19, Marshall 1-2 2-2 5, Donnelly 1-1 0-0 3, Begley 0-4 0-0 0, Hill 0-0 2-2 2, Abakah 0-2 2-2 2, Spencer 1-5 2-2 4. Totals 22-48 16-19 68.

Nov 22
Canadiens beat Bruins 2-0 behind Price's 33 saves

BOSTON (AP) - Montreal winger Max Pacioretty had a simple explanation for why the Canadiens have had so much success lately against the Boston Bruins.

Nov 22
Canadiens-Bruins Sums

First Period_1, Montreal, Markov 2 (Gallagher, Plekanec), 11:37 (pp). Penalties_Sekac, Mon (boarding), 1:15; Krug, Bos (interference), 9:54; Weise, Mon, major (fighting), 13:17; Campbell, Bos, major (fighting), 13:17.

Nov 22
AP-BKC--Notre Dame-UMass Box

Connaughton 7-12 0-0 18, Auguste 5-9 1-4 11, Jackson 5-6 4-6 16, Grant 10-13 3-5 24, Vasturia 2-8 2-2 7, Beachem 1-3 0-0 3, Burgett 1-2 0-0 2, Geben 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 31-53 10-17 81.

Nov 22
Man charged after striking officers with vehicle

BRANFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Massachusetts man has been charged after striking two Branford police officers with what they called a stolen vehicle.

Nov 22
Bomb victim heads home after part of leg amputated

KATY, Texas (AP) - A Boston Marathon bombing victim from Texas recovering after part of her leg was amputated has been discharged from a Houston-area rehab facility.

Nov 22
Jackson, Grant lead Notre Dame past UMass 81-68

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) - Notre Dame coach Mike Brey had prepared his team for any form of adversity Saturday against Massachusetts. He didn't expect the situation to develop so quickly, but when the Irish found themselves down 10 points midway into the first half, there was no panic.

Nov 22
US veterans secretary to speak at Harvard Law

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - The U.S. secretary of veterans affairs is delivering a speech at Harvard Law School on the challenges the country faces in providing care for disabled veterans.

Nov 22
Assisted suicide opponents meet in Connecticut

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) - Organizers say about 140 people have turned out for a daylong conference on assisted suicide.

Nov 22
Massachusetts receives $1.75M for asthma programs

BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has received more than $1.75 million to fund new asthma-related programs in high-risk communities with documented health disparities.

Nov 22
Firm studying Worcester-Providence commuter rail

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - A newly formed company says it's studying the feasibility of creating a commuter rail service between Worcester and Providence.

Nov 22
Father, son convicted in Little League theft case

WOBURN, Mass. (AP) - A father and son have been found guilty of stealing what authorities say was at least $50,000 from a Medford Little League.

Nov 22
Panel mulls pay hikes for governor, other top pols

BOSTON (AP) - Among the many decisions Gov.-elect Charlie Baker and the next Legislature could face is a potentially awkward one: Whether to back a salary hike for the state's chief executive and other top elected officials.

Nov 22
State pushes locally-grown food for holiday table

BOSTON (AP) - As Massachusetts residents plan their Thanksgiving Day menus, state agriculture officials are asking that they consider buying local.