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Nov 23
AP-BKC--Manhattan-Northeastern Box

Richards 3-9 0-0 7, Pankey 4-11 1-3 9, Wilson 5-7 2-7 12, Andujar 3-9 1-2 7, Kates 1-2 0-0 2, Stores 2-7 2-3 8, Crawford 2-6 0-0 6, Williams 0-2 0-0 0, Allen 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 20-53 6-15 51.

Nov 23
Northeastern shoots past Manhattan, 65-51

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) - Scott Eatherton pumped in 22 points and Northeastern used some torrid shooting to post a 65-51 win over Manhattan Sunday night in the championship game of the Hall of Fame Tipoff tournament at Mohegan Sun Arena.

Nov 23
Retired Springfield Bishop Maguire dies at age 95

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Former Bishop Joseph Maguire, who led the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield from 1977 to 1992 and faced allegations following retirement that clergy sex abuse and cover-up of that abuse had happened on his watch, died Sunday evening at the age of 95.

Nov 23
Blazers beat Celtics, extend win streak to 7

BOSTON (AP) - LaMarcus Aldridge likes the attitude the Portland Trail Blazers have during this winning streak.

Nov 23
Massachusetts-Lowell beats Fordham 64-57

NEW YORK (AP) - Marco Banegas-Flores scored 16 points and dished five assists to lead Massachusetts-Lowell to a 64-57 victory over Fordham on Sunday night.

Nov 23
Trail Blazers-Celtics, Box

Batum 5-11 0-0 12, Aldridge 7-21 6-7 20, Lopez 4-6 1-2 9, Lillard 4-14 2-2 12, Matthews 4-7 0-0 10, Blake 5-8 0-0 11, Crabbe 0-1 0-0 0, Kaman 6-13 4-4 16, Wright 0-1 0-0 0, Freeland 2-4 0-0 4. Totals 37-86 13-15 94.

Nov 23
VA cancels contract with St. Cloud wind turbine

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - The Department of Veterans Affairs has terminated the contract for a wind turbine at the St. Cloud VA Medical Center.

Nov 23
Massachusetts man wins Philadelphia marathon

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Massachusetts man who won the Philadelphia Marathon in 2010 returned to win it again Sunday.

Nov 23
Vatican prosecutor didn't report abusive priest

BOSTON (AP) - An American priest named by Pope Francis as the Vatican's sex crimes prosecutor in September was among church officials who failed to report an abusive priest to law enforcement before the now-jailed and defrocked man committed other acts of sexual abuse, according to legal documents reviewed by The Boston Globe.

Nov 23
Marijuana advocates hope Maine goes legal next

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Marijuana advocates want to finally take their legalization drive - thus far the province of western states - to the Northeast, and they say the first state to do it here might be Maine.

Nov 23
New Rhodes scholars include 2 from New England

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Thirteen men and women with ties to New England are among the 32 new Rhodes scholars named Sunday, including two from Massachusetts and a player on the Yale University basketball team.

Nov 23
TE Pettigrew active for Lions, RB Bush still out

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tight end Brandon Pettigrew is active for the Detroit Lions after missing one game with a foot injury, while running back Reggie Bush is out for the second game in a row with an ankle injury.

Nov 23
New Jersey woman among 32 new Rhodes Scholars

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A central New Jersey woman is among 32 American students selected as the newest Rhodes scholars.

Nov 23
New Jersey looks at 'yes means yes' college policy

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - You think the attractive woman at the party who has been chatting you up all night is ready to take things to the next level. She seems to be throwing all the right signals.

Nov 23
2 new Massachusetts parties struggle for toehold

BOSTON (AP) - When Massachusetts voters cast ballots on Election Day, they not only picked winners and losers in a host of key races, they also gave a big boost to those seeking an alternative to the state's two top political parties. By the time polls closed, the number of parties with official status in the state had doubled.

Nov 23
Coast Guard aids fishing vessel off Maine coast

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Coast Guard crews by air and sea and a good Samaritan came to the rescue of a flooded fishing vessel off the Maine coast.

Nov 23
Colleges hope to engage students on wealth gap

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Many students at Keene State College and Mount Wachusett Community College already know something about the widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else. Now, the schools are working together to get them to do something about it.

Nov 23
Heavy traffic expected before, after holiday

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts is gearing up for what could be a busier-than-usual Thanksgiving getaway.

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?