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Kiteboarders object to sport's ban on Cape Cod

BOSTON (AP) - Kiteboarders are pushing back against bans in the protected waters off Cape Cod, but federal officials say the prohibitions are necessary because the kites scare away piping plovers and other threatened or endangered shorebirds from their traditional nesting areas.

Today at 04:54AM
Connecticut seeking upgraded freight rail line

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - From the port of New London on Long Island Sound north through Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont and into Canada, a 390-mile freight rail system linking New England to the rest of the Northeast lacks a key element: a 21st-century rail line in Connecticut.

Jul 25
Price, Rays hand Red Sox 4th straight loss

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Jon Lester was good and David Price was a little better Friday night, resulting in a fourth straight loss for the Boston Red Sox.

Jul 25
Price, Rays beat Red Sox for 8th straight victory

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays are on quite a roll.

Jul 25
Marathon bomb suspect's lawyers seek leaks hearing

BOSTON (AP) - Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) have renewed their request for a judge to hold a hearing on leaks to the news media.

Jul 25
Marathon suspect's lawyers want hearing on leaks

BOSTON (AP) - Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) have renewed their request for a judge to hold a hearing on leaks to the news media.

Jul 25
City leaders talk 2024 with US Olympic Committee

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - City leaders from Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington met Friday with top executives at the U.S. Olympic Committee to hear about the nuts and bolts of bidding for the 2024 Olympics.

Jul 25
Embattled grocery chain weighs proposal to buy it

WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) - Board members of the beleaguered Market Basket grocery store chain say they will "seriously consider" a proposal from its fired chief executive to buy the company as the chain faces a workers' revolt that has paralyzed the stores.

Jul 25
GOP sees political fallout from probation verdict

BOSTON (AP) - Republicans hoping to loosen the Democratic party's tight grip on state government quickly pounced on guilty verdicts against three former state probation officials, saying the case pointed to the consequences of one-party domination in Massachusetts.

Jul 25
IPO Roundup: El Pollo Loco soars in debut

NEW YORK (AP) - Wall Street is still hungry for fast-casual restaurant chains.

Jul 25
Market Basket board meets as workers protest

BOSTON (AP) - Board members of the Market Basket grocery store chain are meeting behind closed doors to discuss the future of the beleaguered company as thousands of employees and customers protest the firing of their popular chief executive.

Jul 25
Aaron Hernandez loses effort to dismiss charges

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A judge has rejected a motion to dismiss charges against Aaron Hernandez stemming from the 2013 slaying of a Boston man whose body was found near Hernandez's home.