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NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) - A Pittsfield man convicted of raping a University of Massachusetts Amherst student in her dorm room has been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A man who sued Aaron Hernandez over being shot in the face in Florida has taken the stand in the former New England Patriots player's murder trial.
DETROIT (AP) - The federal government said Wednesday that it is listing the northern long-eared bat as threatened, giving new protections to a species that has been nearly wiped out in some areas by the spread of a fungal disease.
BOSTON (AP) - Employees of the state's child welfare agency suffer from low morale, heavy caseloads and poor working conditions, according to a report based on a confidential survey of more than 1,500 agency workers.
BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts House of Representatives has two new members.
BOSTON (AP) - A new report say workers for the state's child welfare agency suffer from low morale, heavy caseloads and poor working conditions.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Springfield man has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for beating a mother of seven to death in a dispute over drugs.
Lawmakers around the country have been taking up various bills that cater to the growing microbrewery industry. Here are some of the efforts:
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - The judge in the murder trial of ex-football player Aaron Hernandez has briefly closed the courtroom to privately question a man who sued Hernandez over being shot in the face.
BOSTON (AP) - Nine crewmembers of a disabled Canadian charter schooner that looks like a pirate ship have jumped safely into Coast Guard lifeboats in rough seas off the New England coast.
BOSTON (AP) - The only thing more critical than winning for the Boston Bruins was doing it in regulation.
First Period_1, Boston, Eriksson 20 (Soderberg), 16:57. Penalties_Pirri, Fla (slashing), 9:51; McQuaid, Bos (interference), 16:13; B.Campbell, Fla (tripping), 16:43.
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) - Blake Swihart drove in three runs with a triple and a single in Boston's nine-run ninth inning Tuesday and the Red Sox beat a Tampa Bay Rays split squad 11-8.